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Sports briefs

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 12:02 am

Skyhawk senior SS
on Academic team
UT Martin senior shortstop Cody Terry has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District first team.
To be eligible for nomination for award, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic
standing and have at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average.
The award, which recognizes both academic and athletic prowess, is selected by members of CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America).
It’s is the latest academic achievement for the St. Louis native, who carries a 3.86 cumulative grade point average.
Last season, Terry was one of six student-athletes to earn the OVC Scholar Athlete award, which is the highest individual honor and OVC student-athlete can achieve.
A three-time member of the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, he was also an ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American and received an OVC Medal of Honor for his 4.0 GPA in 2009-10.
On the diamond, Terry has been a leader for a resurgent Skyhawk team that is making a push for its first OVC Tournament bid since 1996.
He is batting a career-high .344 while starting in all 44 games, leading the team in hits (61) and doubles (15), and ranking second in RBI (29), total bases (83) and stolen bases (10).
Reelfoot Lake is site for catfish tourney

Reelfoot Lake is hosting its ninth Annual Catfish Tournament on June 11.
Each two-man duo has chance to win a guaranteed $1,000 for first place — regardless of the number of entries.
Plaques will be awarded to first, second, third places, biggest fish and second biggest fish.
The entry fee is $100 entry fee per two-man boat. It includes $10 for big fish entry.
Registration will begin at 5:30 the morning of the event at Reelfoot Lake Tourism Council on Highway 21. Weigh-in will be held at Kirby Pocket. For more information, call 731-253-2007.
Quality Deer group
to hold two events
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.
Additionally, the QDMA group is having its first-ever banquet June 25 at Westview High School.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. with the meal to follow one hour later. A yet-to-be announced guest speaker will be on hand for the banquet.For more information about the field day, contact Larry Porter at 699-3781, Rob Stanfa at (270) 293-5519 or Kenneth Wright 796-0097. Porter can be contacted for more information about the banquet.

wcp 5/10/11

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