Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs
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Sr. Night events

Friday night’s football game at Obion County Central will be a special occasion to the Rebel faithful for two reasons.
The game marks Senior Night, and it will also be “Pink-Out Night” in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Prior to the 7 p.m. kickoff against District 13AA rival Haywood, senior football players, band members, cross country runners, golfers and their parents will be recognized. The Senior Night ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m.
During halftime, the school’s HOSA chapter will sponsor a balloon release in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

New sign honors
Lady Rebel team

Longtime supporter of Obion County Central High School athletics Charles Cary presented school officials with a sign honoring the accomplishments of the 2011-12 Lady Rebel basketball team.
The squad finished with a 35-3 overall record, setting a school record for wins, and finished runner-up at the TSSAA Class AA State Tournament.
The sign will be on display at the school.

SFMS will host
hoops jamboree

South Fulton Middle School will host a junior high basketball jamboree Oct. 27 with six local schools participating.
Action will begin at 10 a.m. with Black Oak taking on Hillcrest. Ridgemont will take on Martin at 10:45, and then SF will play Lake Road at 11:30.
There will be two 10-minute quarters, and the clock will not stop. Normal game rules and regulations, with the exception of one full time-out per quarter, will be enforced.
Admission is $3.

Cubs now searching
for new broadcaster

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs broadcaster Bob Brenly says he won’t return to the team next season.
WGN-TV and Brenly released a joint statement Wednesday announcing his departure from the Cubs.
Brenly leaves the team after eight years and a 101-game losing season.
Brenly first worked for WGN radio in 1990.
 Published in The Messenger 10.18.12

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