Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs
County trio to play
in Coaches/Cancer

Three Obion County teams will participate in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic Saturday at Obion County Central High School.
The first game will feature Union City vs. Bolivar in girls’ play at 11 a.m. Meanwhile, the host school will finish up the event by playing Lexington at 6:30 (girls) and 8 (boys).
The Dresden girls will play in the second of seven games on the schedule, taking on Munford at 12:30 p.m.
Following Dresden’s game will be the first of three boys’ games with Munford playing Ripley at 2 p.m. Gibson County will face McNairy Central in the next two games, girls at 3:30 p.m. and boys at 5.

Hoop skills camp
set at Westview

The Westview Basket-ball Christmas Skills Camp is slated for all day Saturday at the Westview High School gymnasium.
The camp is open to players in grades pre-K through eighth grade. The camp runs from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with doors opening at 8:30 a.m.
Pizza for lunch is included in the $25 registration fee.

UTM reduces cost
of season tickets

Basketball season tickets for UT Martin are on sale at a reduced price of $50 each.
The Skyhawks have 15 home dates, including six doubleheaders, remaining this season in the Kathleen and Tom Elam Center’s Skyhawk Arena.
Fans may purchase a chair-back seat for the remaining 15 home dates for $50 each. Individual game tickets are $14 for chair-back seats and $10 for general admission tickets. Student (ages 5-18) general admission tickets are $5 each.
The OVC Tournamet ticket book is also on sale for $60 each.
To buy season tickets or for more information, call Jenny Canary at the Skyhawk Ticket Office at (731) 881-7207 or visit the ticket office in Room 1091 Skyhawk Fieldhouse.
Published in The Messenger 12.8.11

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