Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2012 7:00 pm
PMCC weekly event
produces low scores
Poplar Meadows Country Club held its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 7-under par.
The winning team included Bedford Dunavant, Todd Brauch, Bruce Culver, Rick Smith and Mike Hayes.
Two teams tied for second, shooting 6-under.
Sydney Chappell, Jim Baker, Amos Davis and Houston Haag made up one of those foursomes, while Portis Tanner, Roger Tanner, Barrett Tanner and Glen Hale comprised the other.
The scramble, which is held each Wednesday, is $10 for members and $15 for non-members and includes dinner.
Participants are asked to call 885-3650 by 3 p.m. each Wednesday to sign up.
Railroaders climbing in Ohio Valley order
A five-game winning streak has the Fulton Railroaders soaring up the Ohio Valley League baseball standings.
After Wednesday’s 12-4 victory over first-place Hopkinsville, Fulton is now 31⁄2 games out of the league lead and just one game under .500 (10-11) after a slow start.
Austin Bryant and Mikee Moore both had three hits in Fulton’s romp over Hopkinsville to extend the Railroaders’ winning ways.
Fulton plays at Madisonville tonight.
Summitt will receive
Jackson Tigrett Award
Pat Summitt, Tenn-essee women’s basketball coach emeritus, will receive the Tigrett Award Nov. 10 in Jackson.
The award, first given in 2006, recognizes a Tennessean for contributions locally, nationally and abroad.
Summitt is the all-time winningest coach in college basketball and won eight NCAA titles. She has been diagnosed with early onset dementia, Alzheimer’s type.
The award will be presented at the 23rd annual West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation’s Charity Gala.
Former UT tailback
headed to Ark. State
JONESBORO (AP) — Former Tennessee tailback David Oku has signed with Arkansas State.
ASU coach Gus Malzahn announced the signing of the former standout from Midwest City, Okla., on Wednesday. Sports information director Jerry Scott says Oku will have two years of eligibility remaining and can play immediately because he sat out the 2011 season.
Oku led Tennessee in kickoff returns and return yardage as a freshman and sophomore.
Published in The Messenger 6.28.12