Messenger Sports Briefs for June 1

Messenger Sports Briefs for June 1

Wynridge lady golfers
must go to scorecard

The team of Janice Hanna, Letha Barnes, Cheryl Brundige, Joyce Bell and Alice Peeples combined to shoot a 5-under-par and win the women’s scramble at Wynridge Greens in Troy on Tuesday via a scorecard playoff.
Meanwhile, the team of Mary Ruth Wiseman, Jackie Russell, Teresa Scott and Shelley Stout had a like score, but finished in second due to the playoff.
Wynridge Greens holds its weekly women’s scramble every Tuesday.
For more information, contact the course at 536-4653.

Former Kit Leaguers
set to start Friday

The inaugural season for the Ohio Valley Collegiate Baseball League (OVL) is set to begin on Friday.  
The Fulton Railroaders will host the Marion Bobcats at Lohaus Field that evening, while the Tradewater Pirates open at home against the Owensboro Oilers at Riverside Park in Dawson Springs, Ky.  
Both games have a 7 p.m. start time and are scheduled to be broadcasted over the Internet on TeamLine (linked from the Railroaders and Pirates websites).
The OVL consists of teams that were formerly in the revival of the Kitty League.  
It is made up of college players using wooden bats.

Union City is site
for baseball ‘war’

Union City will be the site of the Northwest Tennessee Diamond Wars Tournament this week.
The tourney will feature 12 teams comprised of 19-year-old players from at least three states.
Play begins on Thursday at 6 p.m. and it continues through the weekend at both Elam Stadium and Thompson Field.
Action on Friday is to start at 12:45 with Saturday’s earliest contests set for 9:30 a.m.
The championship game will be Sunday at 3:30 on the Elam turf.
Admission is $5. Children 10-and-under will be admitted free.

Vol grid fans invited
to check out seats

With the 2011 football season right around the corner, the Tennessee athletics department is inviting fans to a “Meet Your Seats” events at Neyland Stadium from next week (Monday through Thursday).
Fans will have the opportunity to take a first-hand look at available seats in Neyland Stadium and have the chance to purchase 2011 season tickets with home games including LSU, Georgia, South Carolina and more.
“Meet Your Seats” is an opportunity for UT fans who do not currently have season tickets to come to Neyland Stadium during lunch, after work or during vacation time and look at seat options for the 2011 season.
Fans will be able to see their options and sit in the seats before committing to season tickets.  
Current donors and season ticket holders are also invited to “Meet your Seats” to look at opportunities to add or relocate season tickets.  
In addition, several former UT players will make “guest appearances” throughout the week.
Parking is free. For more information, call (865) 974-1218.

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