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Messenger Sports Briefs for May 20

Messenger Sports Briefs for May 20

Duo with OC hoops ties
in Golden Circle game

Several West Tennessee senior basketball standouts — including two with connections to Obion Central — will take to the court on June 5 in the annual West Tennessee Golden Circle All-Star Classic at Jackson’s Liberty High School.
Aubrey Reedy, who starred on Gibson County’s two state championship teams after playing her first two years at OC, has been selected to play on the North team along with Lady Pioneer teammates Heather Butler — a Class A Miss Basketball finalist — and Heather Griffin.
All three GC players have committed to UT Martin.
Others of local interest on the girls’ North team are Molly Wallsmith of Bradford, Trenton’s Raechelle Bolden, Hum-boldt’s Patra Hubbard, Westview’s Amber Re-chis and Greenfield’s Katie McCall, along with the Gleason duo of Jenna Frazier and Kim Edenfield.
On the boys’ side, West Carroll Class A Mr. Basketball finalist Thomas Greer, son of former OC boys’ coach Mike and Union City alum Debbie (Christian) Greer, is on the North team as is the District 14A duo of Patrick Robertson (Lake County) and Darren Dunbar (Humboldt).
Milan’s Mark Vaughn, the Ripley duo of Quintin Lee and James Cohill and the Covington tandem of Carl McKenzie and Lester Gude rounds out the District 13AA alums on the North team.
Tickets for the game are $5 with the girls’ contest set to tip off at 6.

SF gridiron parents
urged to meet Spivey

South Fulton High School head football coach Kelly Spivey is meeting with football parents on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the library.
The meeting will focus on the summer schedule, practice times, scrimmage and game dates as well as team rules.
Those unable to attend are encouraged to contact Spivey at 479-8013.

Weekly Pop event
goes to scorecard

Poplar Meadows Cou-ntry Club held its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 8-under par.
The winning team, in a scorecard playoff, included Terry Wiseman, Eric Stansbury, Herman Jenkins, Mike Revell and Tripp Young.
Also shooting 8-under par was the team of Larkin Austin, Josh McManess, Zack Bell and Austin Smith.
The weekly scramble begins at 5:30 p.m. each week. The cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. The fee includes dinner.
Anyone interested in participating should call 885-3650 by 2 p.m. Wednesday.

UTM football hire
feels right at home

Jordon Hankins is coming back to his UT Martin alma mater to coach running backs and serve as the strength and conditioning coordinator for the Skyhawk football team.
Hankins has been an assistant coach and the head strength and conditioning coach at Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro for the past four years.
Hankins played linebacker at UTM from 2001-03.

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