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Night scramble
at Fulton club

The Nite Lite Charity Golf Scramble will be held May 3 at the Fulton Country Club.
The format will be seven holes, four-person scramble, best ball and costs $25 per person to enter, which includes green fee, cart, dinner and one ball. Additional balls can be purchased for $3.
The event is limited to the first 14 teams and will begin at 6 p.m.
A portion of the proceeds will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
To enter, call the Twin Cities Chamber of Commerce at 479-7029.

Lake Road selling
football jerseys

Lake Road football jerseys are on sale at the school.
Blue or white home jerseys will be sold for $25 each, while the older orange game jerseys will be on sale for $10 each.
For more information, contact head coach Shawn Johnson at or LR school at 885-5304.

Top ‘Pop’ team
wins by a stroke

Poplar Meadows Country Club held its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 6-under par.
The team included Jere Baldridge, Mike Revell, Matt Sanner, Brian Ferguson, John Graham and Mike Calfee.
Finishing in second at 5-under par was the team of Wynn Burnett, Alex Hopkins, Blake Miller, Rick Smith and Robert Huffstutter; and the team of Don Lyerly, Bruce Culver, Rodger Tanner, Skipper White and Randy Barnes.
Poplar Meadows Country Club holds its weekly scramble every Wednesday. The cost to participate is $10 for members and $15 for non-members.
Participants are requested to register for weekly play by 2 p.m. each Wednesday.
For more information, contact Tiger Haag at 885-3650.

Blackman player
signs with Vols

KNOXVILLE (AP) — Darius Thompson, a 6-foot-4 guard from Murfreesboro, has signed a national letter of intent to play for Tennessee.
Thompson averaged 16.4 points, 6.4 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 2.3 steals this season while leading Blackman High School to a 30-1 record and an appearance in the Tennessee Class AAA state quarterfinals. Blackman went 56-5 in Thompson’s final two seasons.

Published in The Messenger 4.18.13

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