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UCHS selling tickets
for Aug. 12 jamboree

Union City football fans wishing to purchase tickets for the annual Huntingdon Quarterback Club Jamboree can now do so at the high school.
Advance tickets are on sale for $5 with UCHS keeping all proceeds from those tickets sold locally. Admission at the gate will be $6.
Union City will play Bruceton in two quarters of action at the event — the second of three four matchups.
The Tigers ousted UC from the Class 1A state playoffs last season with a 28-21 first-round upset.

Weekly ‘Pop’ scramble
decided by scorecards

Poplar Meadows Country Club had its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 8-under par.
The winning team, in a scorecard playoff, included Dwayne Richards, Brian Ferguson, Houston Haag, Matt Sanner and Bedford Dunavant.
Also shooting 8-under par was the team of Chad Odle, Steve Conley, Mike Calfee, Patrick Walker, Andrew Blair and Hayden Blair.
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.

Murray St. women
add Bolivar assistant

Murray State Women’s Basketball Coach Rob Cross has announced the addition of Benita Buggs to the 2011-12 staff as an assistant coach.
Buggs comes to the Racers after serving as an assistant coach at Bolivar Central High School for the past four seasons where she helped produce Murray State signee LaKendria Williams. While with the Tigers she coached the team to three District 12-AA Championships, 2 Region 6-AA titles and two sectional appearances.
The team advanced to the Tennessee State Tournament in 2008-09.
The Bolivar native produced eight all-district players and saw two players sign with NCAA Division I teams in the Ohio Valley Conference.

Lady Vols send duo
to World competition

KNOXVILLE (AP) — Tennessee senior forwards Shekinna Stricklen and Glory Johnson are among the 12 collegiate women’s basketball players who will represent the United States at the World University Games in China later this month.
Stricklen and Johnson were selected after three days of practices with the U.S. team finalists at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Published in The Messenger 8.4.11

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