Messenger Sports Briefs for May 12

Messenger Sports Briefs for May 12

UC spring banquet
is next Thursday

The Union City High School Spring Sports Banquet will be next Thursday at 6 p.m. in Union City High School Commons Area.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from Monday through Wednesday at noon in the office.
No tickets will be sold at the door.
This banquet will honor baseball, softball, tennis and track athletes.

OC softball tryouts
slated for May 23

Obion County Central Softball tryouts will be held May 23 for the 2012 season. Rain date will be on May 24.  
The tryouts will be held at 6 p.m. at the Lady Rebels’ field.
All girls must have a current physical to try out. Physicals will be administered at the high school gym on May 18 at 4:45 for softball players. The cost for a physical is $15.  
According to TSSAA bylaws, players will not be allowed to tryout without a current physical.  

Weekly Pop event
goes to scorecard

Poplar Meadows Coun-try Club had its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 8-under par.
The winning team, in a scorecard playoff, included Matt Russell, Bobby Russell, Brad Dame, Robert Huffstetter, Bruce Culver, Dave Frankum and Rick Smith.
Finishing in second at 8-under par were Tommy Lemons, Kenny Courtwright, Tony Maness, Randy Barnes and Raymond Hendrix.
The scramble, which is held each week, is $10 for members and $15 for non-members and includes dinner.
Participants are asked to call 885-3650 by 3 p.m. each Wednesday to sign up.

UTM frosh pitcher
among OVC top tier

On the eve of the Ohio Valley Conference’s championship softball tournament, UT Martin’s Amanda Brandenburg hauled in a lot of hardware.
The Camden native was named to the OVC’s All-Newcomer team, the All-OVC first team and she was named the league’s Co-Freshman of the Year on Wednesday.
Fellow UTM freshman Stephanie Nidiffer and sophomore Leah Taylo were also named to the OVC’s All-Newcomer team.
Taylor, a Tennessee transfer from Brownsville, was named to the All-OVC second team. Murray State’s Jenna Bradley was named the 2011 OVC Player of the Year.

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