Messenger Sports Briefs for May 19

Messenger Sports Briefs for May 19
Briefly

Winning ‘Pop’ team
finishes 10-under

Poplar Meadows Coun-try Club had its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 10-under par.
The winning team included Don Lyerly, John Hale, Mike Revell and Charles Denaburg.
Finishing in second at 8-under par were Brandon Orr, Justin Stokes, Logan Flood, Ross Clark, Grant Simmons and Justin Keathley.
The scramble, which is held each Wednesday, 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.

Trio of Vol athletes
get invited to forum

Three Tennessee student-athletes have been invited to attend the NCAA “Career in Sports Forum” next month in Indianapolis.
Natalie Pluskota, Tyler Summitt and Marsalis Teague are UT’s representatives at the four-day event that is hosting selected student-athletes from large universities and small colleges around the country at the NCAA’s headquarters city.
Teague is a Henry County product, who has been a starting defensive back for the football team.
Summitt, who just completed his redshirt season with the men’s basketball program, is the son of legendary Lady Vols’ coach Pat Summit.
Pluskota, from Newnan, Ga., is competing this spring as a junior for the women’s tennis team.
The forum, which is set for June 12-15, invites attendees to explore and be educated on careers in sports, with a primary focus on intercollegiate athletics.

Ex-Auburn gridders
indicted for robbery

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Four former Auburn football players have been indicted on felony robbery and burglary charges by a Lee County grand jury.
Court documents posted online Wednesday show that Michael McNeil, Antonio Goodwin, Shaun Kitchens and Dakota Mosley were indicted on five counts of first-degree robbery, one count of first-degree burglary and one count of misdemeanor third-degree theft of property.
They are scheduled for arraignment on May 26 in Lee County Circuit Court, with a tentative trial date of June 16.
Mosley also faces a misdemeanor charge of conspiracy to hinder business.
The players were pulled over and arrested shortly after five occupants of a mobile home reported being robbed at gunpoint on March 11. Officers recovered a pistol and property reported stolen from the residence.

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