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Messenger Sports Briefs for September 14

Messenger Sports Briefs for September 14


Union City pep rally

scheduled for Thurs.

The Union City High School Booster Club is sponsoring a hamburger/hot dog supper and pep rally on Thursday at 6 p.m. at War Memorial Stadium.

Plates are $5 each and proceeds benefit the athletic programs at Union City.

Union City High School and Middle School coaches, players and cheerleaders will be on hand to socialize with fans.

UC plays county-rival Obion Central on Friday in the Twisters’ first home football game of the 2010 campaign.

Twister golf guys

take Trenton out

The Union City golf team was stuck on 47 during its 190-219 triumph over Trenton on Monday afternoon.

Clay Treece, Grant Walton and Wesley Hale all fired that score during the match, while Twister Britton Bugg offered a 49.

Josh McManus also took to the links, but his 51 did not count toward UC’s team tally.

The Union City girls’ golf match at Milan was canceled.

The Twister boys return to action this afternoon at Trenton.

Youths to compete

at UC punt, pass, kick

The local competition of the NFL’s Punt, Pass and Kick series will be held on Saturday at War Memorial Stadium.

The event, which is open to youths — male and female — ages 6-15, is set to begin at 10 a.m.

It allows youngsters to showcase their talents in the three aforementioned aspects of football.

Those participating must provide a copy of a birth certificate.

Pre-registration can be done at the Union City Parks and Recreation office on Sunswept Drive.

For more information, call 885-0354 or visit

Devilette soccer gals

turn Tide for triumph

The South Fulton soccer girls recorded their first-ever come-from-behind victory on Monday.

The Devilettes, who trailed 3-0 at halftime against Trenton, struck for a quartet of unanswered goals en route to a 4-3 triumph.

Desiray Sturgeon had a pair of scores for South Fulton (2-4-1), while Lexi Johnson booted the tying tally.

Savannah Larson made a successful penalty kick for the deciding point.

SF returns to action today at home against Covington.

Rebel boy golfers

in middle of pack

Obion Central finished in the middle of the pack at a three-team match on Monday in Dyer.

The Rebels shot a 186 — seven shots behind match winner Gibson County, but 26 shots ahead of third-place Halls.

OC’s Cameron Green fired a 41, while Trevor Riley added a 47 and Ryan Middlebrook finished at 48. Additionally, Rebel Tyler Wallace came to the clubhouse with a 50.

The Central girls played, but the match was called a draw due to darkness.

OC returns to the links on Thursday at Covington in its final regular-season match before next week’s district tournament.

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