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Messenger Sports Briefs for April 28

Messenger Sports Briefs for April 28

Skyhawk linksters
finish in 2nd place

The UT Martin golf team had to settle for second.
The Skyhawk squad finished in second — 18 strokes back of Ohio Valley Conference champion Jacksonville State — in the abbreviated league golf tournament.
Heavy rains and severe weather at GreyStone Golf Club in Dickson forced the event to be called complete after two of its scheduled three rounds on Wednesday.
Jacksonville State totaled a 15-under-par score of 561.
By completing just 36 holes, it marked the first time since 2000 that the event had not gone the scheduled 54-hole distance.
UTM — equaled its highest finish at the OVC golf championship — with its second-place finish and a two-day total of 579. UT Martin’s John Michael Sisinni was a member of the All-Tournament team.

Field day on deer
set in South Fulton

The Forked Deer Branch of the Quality Deer Management Association will hold a field day on May 21 in South Fulton.
The topic will be “The Establishment of Food Plots and Habitat Improvement.”  
Admission is free and lunch will be provided.
The event will be held at the Kenneth Wright Farm located at 3803 Smith Cardwell Road.  
For more information, contact Larry Porter at 699-3781, Rob Stanfa at (270) 293-5519 or Kenneth Wright 796-0097.

UT Martin ladies
offer hoops camps

Registration is currently under way for three girls’ basketball camps at UT Martin. Skyhawk head coach Kevin McMillan and his staff will offer a fundamental camp (grades K-8) on June 28-July 1; an elite camp (grades 7-12) on June 26-28; and a middle school and high school team camp (to be announced).
The fundamental camp will be focused on shooting, dribbling, passing and defense. The camp is designed to teach the players to work on their own to improve their game.
The elite camp is designed for players who want to take their game to the next level. The workouts will be high intensity and designed to teach the players to work on their own to improve their game. They will focus on the offensive end of the floor with shooting, play-making and scoring.
In the high school and middle school camp, all games will be played in one location on the campus of UT Martin in the Kathleen and Tom Elam Center
For more information, go to and click on the women’s basketball page and then click on basketball camp on the right side of the page.