Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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Winning foursome shoots 71 in High Point Women's Golf League scramble

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Members of the High Point Women's Golf League's 18- and 9-hole divisions combined for an 18-hole best-ball scramble following its monthly meeting.

The foursome of Delores Hartwick, Oakie Sache, Sharon Reidl and Peg Wright shot 71 to win by three strokes, edging out the team of Sandra Cairns, Judy Dempsey, Kathy Grenier and Lee Misura.

Rounding out the top five teams were Nancy Reeves, Pat Gorman, Donna O'Keefe and Barb Leach (77); Brenda Bowley, Jennie Mounce, Joan Orr and Helen Reynolds (78); Joy Brady, Vicki Wright, Arlene Creger and Del Kazmierczak (80).

Reynolds carded the only birdie of the round, while O'Keefe, Helen Myers, Fran Lynch and Jean Trant all recorded chip-ins.

BASKETBALL COURT REPAVING: Brooksville's Tom Varn Park basketball courts at 301 Darby Lane will be closed for resurfacing beginning Monday.

The Department of Parks & Recreation expects the resurfacing project to be completed by March 30.

For more, call (352) 540-3830 or visit cityofbrooksville.us.

FIRST TEE GOLF: The Brooksville Parks and Recreation Department's First Tee golf program begins April 10 and runs for six weeks at the Quarry Golf Course, Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks and Silverthorn Country Club.

First Tee focuses on golf and life skills instruction. The juniors program strives to instill in participants the organization's nine core values: honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy and judgment.

The cost is $60 per child, with ages 5 to 17 eligible. Preregistration is required. The program is accepting up to 10 participants per class.

Volunteers also are needed. Donations are welcome, including youth golf clubs, bags and balls. For information, contact Miles Groff at (352) 540-3835 or [email protected]

HYL FOOTBALL: Registration for the Hernando Youth League football season will be May 5, 12 and 19 and June 9 at Ernie Wever Youth Park in Brooksville.

Officials will be on hand from 9 a.m. until noon each day registering players. The cost is $128 per player, which includes a $3 county park usage fee. Payment may be made using cash, money order, debit card or credit card. All players must be present at registration so they can be fitted for equipment.

Space is limited. For forms and information, visit leaguelineup.com/hylfootball online.

For other information, call (352) 346-0000.

GRIDIRON ALUMNI FOOTBALL: Gridiron Alumni is organizing several full-contact alumni football games in Brooksville.

Gridiron Alumni is an organization that travels around the country pitting old high school football rivals against each other. Players are still needed. The first 40 players on each team get to play, and the team that gets 30 people registered first gets home-field advantage.

Teams from Central High, Hernando High, Hernando Christian Academy and Nature Coast Technical High are forming. Games are scheduled in March and April.

For more, call Chris Hall at (530) 410-6396 or go to gridiron alumni.com.

Contact Derek J. LaRiviere at [email protected] or (352) 584-6337.

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