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Messenger Sports Briefs for August 19

Messenger Sports Briefs for August 19

Winning team at ‘Pop’
finishes at 10-under

Poplar Meadows Cou-ntry Club held its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 10-under par.
The winning team included Ron Cooper, Portis Tanner, Wynn Burnett, Terry Wiseman, Rodger Tanner and Greg Dunn.
Finishing in second at 9-under par was the team of Chris Tidwell, Robert King, David Sturkie, Randy Chism and Tony Westbrooks; the team of Ben Hopkins, Mason Storey, Nick Gilliam, Jacob Dobson, Clay Prince and Grant Gaines; and the team of Matt Russell, Bobby Russell and Rick Smith.
The scramble begins at 5:30 p.m. each Wednesday.
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.

NASCAR twinbills
on tap in Nashville

GLADEVILLE (AP) — The Nashville Superspeedway will host two doubleheaders of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2011.
The doubleheaders will take place April 22-23 and July 22-23, marking the first time in the track’s 11-year history that it will host two NASCAR doubleheaders in a season.
The first weekend will feature a 200-mile trucks race on Friday and a 300-mile Nationwide Series race on Saturday.
The second weekend will include another 200-mile trucks race on Friday and the Federated Auto Parts 300 the following night.

TN jr. high skipper
socked at practice

THOMPSON’S STA-TION (AP) — Authorities in Middle Tennessee have charged a father with assault after a middle school football coach was punched.
The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office arrested 39-year-old Christopher Gomoljak on Tuesday.
Department spokesman Hugh Tharp told The Tennessean Gomoljak is accused of pushing Heritage Middle School coach Lee Nachand during a team practice and striking him in the face with a fist.
Tharp said the dispute arose over the amount of playing time Gomoljak’s son was getting.
After his arrest, Gomoljak was released on $1,000 bond.
No telephone listing for Christopher Gomoljak could be found Wednesday.

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