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Hometown Hernando for March 23

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Hometown Hernando is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it's snapshots from your family reunion or a few lines thanking someone for a job well done. Call Hometown Hernando news coordinator Jean Hayes at (352) 848-1438, fax (352) 754-6133, or jhayes@tampabay.com.

Nature Coast junior tennis tournment winners

The Nature Coast Tennis Foundation hosted the 2014 Simon Toftegaard Memorial Junior Tennis Tournament at the Delta Woods Park tennis courts in Spring Hill on Jan. 25 and 26. Thirty-nine players competed in three divisions.

The foundation donated a case of K3 tennis balls to each of the county boys and girls high school and middle school tennis teams. Proceeds from the event and the various tournaments and family socials the foundation holds throughout the year promote the game of tennis in Hernando County and provide scholarships for high school seniors. The foundation is a nonprofit organization. For information, visit nctf.usta.org or send email to nctf@tampabay.rr.com.

In the girls high school division, Tallia Russell defeated Mahima Tatam, 6-1, 3-6 and 6-0.

In the boys high school division, Louis Frach defeated Jesse DeWitt, 6-4 and 6-4.

In the elementary school division, John Ruskowski defeated Ethan Weber, 6-4, 7-6 and 10-6.



Clay tournament winners

The Hernando Builders Association, along with presenting sponsor ABC Supply, announced the winners of the eighth annual Bang Bang Sporting Clays Tournament, held Feb. 8 at the Tampa Bay Sporting Clays Range in Land O'Lakes.

Awards were presented to the top three individual scores, the top three female scores and the top three team scores.

In the individuals category, Chris Estep won first place; Jim Futrell Jr., took second place, and Bobby Dawson, Andy Colombino and Jim Linn tied for third place.

In the female category, Emily Poe won first place; Stacey Pahl, second place, and Laura Cason, third place.

In the team category, ABC Supply won first place. Team members included Ronnie Estep Jr., Jason Estep, Ron Estep Sr. and Chris Estep. Tied for second place were teams representing Cemex and Bowman Overhead Doors. Third place went to the Probuild team.

Special recognition was given to the Hernando County Sheriff's Explorers troop for volunteering to score the event. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranch and the Explorer troop.

Hometown Hernando for March 23 03/20/14 [Last modified: Thursday, March 20, 2014 5:41pm]
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