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Scorecard playoff
decides ‘Pop’ win

Poplar Meadows Country Club held its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 7-under par.
The winning team, in a scorecard playoff, included Houston Haag, Jim Baker and Sid Chappell.
Also shooting 7-under par was the team of Will Wade, Mike Calfee, Wes Miller, Matt Sanner, John Graham and Donny Bearden; and the team of Bedford Dunavant, Grady Marks, Rodger Tanner and Tony Maness.
Poplar Meadows Country Club holds its weekly scramble every Wednesday. The cost to participate is $10 for members and $15 for non-members and includes dinner.
Participants are requested to register for weekly play by 2 p.m. each Wednesday.
For more information, contact Tiger Haag at 885-3650.

Civitans to begin
summer tennis

The Civitan Club of Union City will be starting its annual Summer Tennis Clinic with registration 10 a.m. Saturday at the Union City Courts adjacent to the middle school.
The clinic is open to both children and adults who want to learn how to play tennis, and it will be held every Saturday from 9-10:30 a.m.
Registration for the summer clinic is $10 per person or $15 for two.
For more information, call Margie Smith at 885-9730 or Willie Bell at 446-3964.

Hoppers shut down
Railroaders’ bats

The Hoptown Hoppers (1-2) won their first game of the season in Fulton on Wednesday night, claiming a 5-2 decision over the Railroaders (1-3).
Hopkinsville starter Riley Sanderson turned in a sterling effort on the mound, throwing eight innings of scoreless ball as he allowed only one hit and one walk while striking out seven batters.
Isaac Behme took the loss for Fulton, going 61⁄3 innings and giving up eight hits, three runs (two earned), walking two and striking out two batters.
Brandon Powell topped the Hoptown offense, going 2-for-4 with three RBI, while John Beary was 2-for-4 with two runs.
The Railroaders scored their only two runs in the bottom of ninth inning as a late rally brought the tying run to the plate. With two outs and two on, Hopper closer Jake Bell finished off Fulton to seal the win.
Fulton travels to Owensboro tonight.

Published in The Messenger 6.6.13

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