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2-under tally best
of Wynridge women

The team of Shelly Stout, Joyce Bell, Sandra Cobb and Carlyne Wheatley combined to shoot 2-under-par and win the women’s scramble at Wynridge Greens in Troy on Tuesday.
The threesome of Jackie Russell, Charlotte Hall and Linda Simmerell finished in second place with a 4-over scorecard.
Wynridge Greens holds its weekly women’s scramble every Tuesday.
For more information, contact the course at 536-4653.

Levister take over
’Jacket boys’ hoops

Greenfield High School has filled its boys’ basketball head coaching job with the hiring of Chad Levister.
As first reported in the Weakley County Press Tuesday, GHS Principal Mike Riggs turned to Levister — a longtime friend and fellow graduate of Dresden High School — to replace Pete Angelos.
Angelos resigned three weeks ago to take a similar position at Henry County High School. He’d spent seven seasons at the Yellowjacket helm, compiling a 92-90 record, but was 49-32 the past three years with moderate success against the ‘Big 3’ of District 14A (Humboldt, Lake County and Union City).
The 46-year-old Levister had served as an assistant coach to Westview girls’ skipper Sean Stephenson the past six years, helping the Lady Chargers to three state tournament berths.
He’d recently resigned as Westview’s head baseball coach, having gone 37-68 in four seasons.

Fulton tops Toppers
for first OVL victory

The Fulton Railroaders broke open a scoreless tie in the fifth inning with back-to-back-to-back doubles and used solid pitching to maintain the shutout over the Hoptown Hoppers on Tuesday night, getting their first win of the season with a 4-0 decision at Hopkinsville.
Fulton (1-2) got on the scoreboard in the fifth inning with two-out doubles from Taylor Douglas, Cody Burton and Kyle Simmons and a two-base error with Matt Skrzpiec at the plate for a 3-0 lead.
On the mound, Garrett Ring got the win for Fulton, allowing no runs on five hits, striking out eight and walking two in 82⁄3 innings.
The Railroaders will host Hopkinsville tonight, first pitch scheduled for 7:05.

Published in The Messenger 6.5.13

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