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Sports Briefs 6.25.2012

Sports Briefs 6.25.2012
OCCHS softball team
will cook for holiday
The Obion County Central High School softball team will be selling Boston butts and smoked bologna for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday as a fund-raiser.
Cost of the butts is $30, with a two-pound stick of bologna going for $10.
Pick-up is scheduled for July 3 between 3-6 p.m., at First Baptist Church in Troy.
There will also be a homemade bake sale at the same time, according to a team spokesman.
To order or for more information, call Tommy Victory at (731) 796-1383.
Skyhawk golf tourney at Persimmon Hills
Registration is currently under way for the UT Martin Skyhawk Club Kick-off Golf Tournament sponsored by Reelfoot Bank. The four-person scramble is set for July 27 at Persimmon Hills Golf Course in Sharon.
This year’s tournament starts with lunch and registration at 11:30 a.m. The shotgun start is set for 1 p.m., and dinner gets under way at 5:30.
Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams in the tournament and for closest to the pin and longest drive. All contestants will be eligible for door prizes ranging from apparel to a Skyhawk golf bag.
The $70 entry fee ($65 if prepaid by July 20) includes greens fee, golf cart, lunch, beverage stations, goody bag and an opportunity to visit with the UT Martin Skyhawk coaches.
To register or for more information, contact Marty Shisler at or call him at (731) 881-7664. You can also register for the tournament online at
Bethel to conduct
baseball camp July 12
Bethel University baseball head coach Rusty Thompson and his staff will be conducting the Bethel Wildcat Baseball camp July 12-13.
The camp will be held at Wildcat Field on the Bethel campus from 1-3:30 p.m. for ages 7-12.
Cost is only $50 for the two days. Each camper will receive a Wildcat Baseball T-shirt. Basic Fundamentals include hitting, pitching, fielding and base running.
For more information, contact Thompson at (731) 415-8914 or email at

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