Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

7-under round wins
weekly ‘Pop’ event

Poplar Meadows Country Club held its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 8-under par.
The team included Ken Courtwright, Jeff Stone, Raymond Hendricks, David Puckett, Charles Denaburg and Phillip White.
Finishing in a tie for second at 7-under par were the teams of Sid Chappell, Amos Davis, Jim Baker, Houston Haag and Scotty Leverett; and the team of Don Lyerly, Bedford Dunavant, Roger Tanner, Robert Huffstutter and John Hale.
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.

No. 13 not unlucky
as Stepp fires ace

Al Stepp recorded a hole-in-one at the Hick-man Country Club earlier this week.
Stepp aced the 170-yard 13th hole, using a five-wood.
Witnessing the feat were Roger Dunn, Steve Mann and Earl Ransom.

UC soccer seniors
will have ‘Night’

Senior Night for the inaugural Union City High School soccer campaign is set for Friday when the Tornadoes host Gibson County.
UC’s only win this year came when it beat the Pioneers in Dyer.
The Twisters lost 2-1 to Haywood in their last outing Tuesday. Will Thralls scored Union City’s lone goal after taking a feed from Alex Vasquez.
Friday’s match is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. at War Memorial Stadium.

Receivers, safety
waived by Titans

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have waived wide receivers Lavelle Hawkins and Michael Calvin as well as safety Suaesi Tuimaunei.
Hawkins, 26, is the most notable of the players waived.
The former fourth-round draft pick from California had caught 71 passes for 771 yards and one touchdown in five seasons with the Titans.
Calvin and Tuimaunei had signed futures contracts with the Titans in January. Tuimaunei originally joined the Titans’ practice squad in December.

Published in The Messenger 5.2.13

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