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Two teams 2-under
at Hickman outing

There was a tie atop the leaderboard in the weekly Hickman Country Club ladies’ scramble this past Thursday.
The team of Cheryl Brundige, Donna Dunn and Liz Roberts, along with a threesome comprised of Jackie Russell, Joyce Bell and JoLynn Gibson both shot 2-under par.
The threesome of DeeAnna Garrigan, Janis Garrigan and Beverly Yates came in at 1-under to place third.
Linda Moore won the closest-to-the-pin competition on hole No. 8.
Twenty-one ladies participated in the scramble
The ladies play every Thursday evening at 5:30. Those interested in playing are encouraged to call (270) 236-9128.

Generals on top
of 1st half ranks

The Jackson Generals clinched their first division championship since 2008 on Monday night in Jacksonville, securing the North title in the Southern League.
The Generals defeated the Jacksonville Suns on Monday night 8-0, locking up a end-of-the-season playoff berth with still five games remaining in the first half of the SL season.
Jackson will have homefield advantage in the first round of the Southern League playoffs in September.
The Generals finished a 10-game road trip, 6-4, with their Monday night victory. Jackson posted its eighth shutout of the season.
Chris Pettit, Nick Franklin, Jesus Sucre, Joe Dunigan, Chih-Hsien Chiang and Gabriel Noriega picked up two-hit games for the victors.
Brandon Maurer (5-1) provided the pitching, tossing 7.1 scoreless frames, while scattering six hits.
The Generals will have a travel day today and return to Pringles Park on Wednesday night to host the Chattanooga Lookouts for the final homestand of the first half.

2-day scramble
is ladies event

The Hickman Country Club will hold a two-lady scramble on Thursday.
Cost of the event is $80.
Play will begin at 9 a.m.
For further information, call the club at (270) 236-9128.

Higher court sides
with Bama artist

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court in Atlanta sided with many of the arguments made by artist Daniel Moore, known for painting iconic images of University of Alabama sporting events.
In a ruling released Monday, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta reversed part of a lower court’s ruling, agreed with some parts of it and sent the case back to a district court.
 Published in The Messenger 6.12.12

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