Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs


Hickman reports
ladies’ winners

The team of Carole Lattus, LeAnn Gantt and Janice Hanna won the weekly ladies’ golf scramble at the Hickman Country Club on Thursday.
The threesome of Janis Garrigan, Annell Goodwin and Anne Kincade placed second.
Jackie Russell was the closest-to-the-pin on hole No. 8.
The ladies play each week at the Hickman CC.
For more information, call (270) 236-9128.

Lady Twisters’ Fair
out with torn ACL

The Union City girls’ basketball program received a severe blow when all-state forward Amber Fair suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament last week.
Fair will undergo surgery in the near future and will likely miss the entire 2012-13 season, according to Lady Tornado head coach Eddie Suiter.
Fair averaged 20.8 points and 9.3 rebounds per-game during her sophomore campaign a year ago while leading the UC girls to the Class 1A state tournament semifinals — the program’s best-ever finish during the modern era.
She shot 49 percent from the floor and 63 percent from the free throw line in helping the Lady Tornadoes to a 22-11 record.
Three other starters from last season’s record-setting team will return this year for Union City.
Point guard Anna Moore was the lone starter to graduate.

Published in The Messenger 10.1.12

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