Groves sends Lady Pacer netters to win over Tennessee Tech
Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:00 pm
The Weakley County Press takes a look back at the top local sports stories from one, five, 10, 20 and 30 years ago.
30 Years Ago
April 21, 1983 — The Monday Morning Glories met for a brunch at Shoney’s to present trophies for the bowling league’s most outstanding achievers. The Essary’s team received the first place trophy with team members Sammie Gray, Barbara Rash and Alice Essary accepting the trophy. The Powder Puffs won the second place trophy. The team consists of Carol Harris, Norma Mount and Cheryl Rea. The individual high series trophy went to Harris, who had a series high score of 687. High individual score trophy went to Mount with a score of 293, and she also had the high average of 170.
April 21, 1983 — A young Sharon baseball team dropped a pair of games to South Fulton in a doubleheader. The Eagles lost the first game 6-3 and suffered a 12-5 defeat in the nightcap. Bee Taylor took the loss in the first game, while Gregg Hill, who pitched for the first time, took the loss in the second game. Craig Wiley and Hill both connected for home runs in the second game.
20 Years Ago
April 22, 1993 — The Lady Pacers tennis team routed Tennessee Tech with a 9-0 score in Ohio Valley Conference action. Caroline Groves continued to be the hot netter for UTM by winning her match 6-1 and 6-0 to improve to 10-2 on the season. Anna Davis, Amy Goff and Holly Heneger won their matches by identical scores of 6-0, 6-0. Vivian Mendoza was a 6-1, 6-0 winner, while Nancy Dunn won her matches 6-0 and 6-2.
April 27, 1993 — Martin’s Art and Ruth Guetterman could not be more thrilled than they are right now after their son, Lee Guetterman, was picked up by the St. Louis Cardinals organization. Guetterman was to report to Class A Tampa-St. Petersburg for a two-week stay before joining Class AA Arkansas. Guetterman was released March 30 by the Dodgers, and the senior Guetterman says his son is raring to go. “He is excited and ready to go,” the senior Guetterman said. “He was disappointed that he got released by the Dodgers, but he kept working and he shopped himself around.”
10 Years Ago
April 22, 2003 — Gleason’s Roy Travillian was honored by the Bethel College men’s basketball team at its annual basketball awards banquet with the Fan Appreciation Award. Travillian has been a permanent fixture at all home men’s and women’s basketball games as well as football games. Travillian has the distinct honor of the being the first person to purchase the very first season tickets for both football and basketball games at Bethel College.
April 24, 2003 — Westview soccer might have beaten University School of Jackson, but the Chargers took a big hit when junior forward C.W. West broke both of his bones in his lower left leg in the Chargers 2-0 win. The game was delayed 35 minutes due to the season-ending injury when he collided with an USJ player and landed awkwardly. West was taken to Madison General Hospital, where he underwent two surgeries on his leg. Drew Lester and Lucas Martin netted goals for the No. 6 ranked Chargers.
5 Years Ago
April 22, 2008 — Greenfield tennis breezed to another easy victory with a 7-0 win over Trenton Peabody. Katie McCall cruised to an 8-0 win in the No. 1 spot in singles, while Mallory Robinson won 8-2 in the second spot. Summer Hoke took the No. 3 spot with an 8-1 win, and Melissa McCartney was an 8-5 winner in the fourth spot. Natalie Medling fought to an 8-4 victory in the fifth spot. McCall and Robinson won 8-2 in doubles, while the team of Hoke and McCartney won 8-3.
April 24, 2008 — Westview Lady Chargers locked up the regular season District 13AA crown with a 4-0 win over Dyer County. Shaylon Robb got Westview on the board in the fourth inning after she scored from third base on an error. Kelly Gaston laid down a bunt that scored McKenzie Norris to give Westview a 2-0 after four innings. That was all Robb needed in the circle as she kept Dyer County from scoring in the game. Robb recorded eight strikeouts for the 26-9-1 (9-1) Lady Chargers.
1 Year Ago
April 24, 2012 — Greenfield held its annual sports banquet with several student-athletes receiving multiple awards. Some of those receiving two or more awards were: Austin Pence and Zach Grebe in football; Shameilla McMullen, Haley Rawls and Abby McDaniel in girls’ basketball; Heath Crouse, Hunter Davis and Tony Robinson in boys’ basketball.
April 26, 2012 — Senior forward Adam Reinhard became Westview’s leading scorer in soccer when he scored three goals against McKenzie on April 12. He added one more goal against South Gibson to give the four-year starter 88 goals for his career. Westview head coach Dan Scates recorded win number 201 with the Chargers 3-1 win over the Hornets. Scates has been coaching boys’ soccer at Westview for 17 years.
Published in The WCP 4.25.13