Saturday, February 17, 2018
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Military news

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Krystal Airall and fellow sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis recently got under way, after a four-day port visit to Jebel Ali, Dubai.

During the port visit, the sailors experienced the local culture by participating in a variety of tours sponsored by Stennis' Morale, Welfare and Recreation Division.

Airall is the daughter of Vonnette Airall of Spring Hill and Johnnie Johnson of White Plains, N.Y.

The Nature Coast Tennis Foundation hosted the 2013 Simon Toftegaard Memorial Junior Tennis Tournament at the Delta Woods Park tennis courts in Spring Hill, Jan. 26 and 27. Forty-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 various tournaments and family socials the foundation holds throughout the year promote the game of tennis in Hernando County. The foundation is a nonprofit organization. For information, send email to [email protected]

In the boys high school division, Conner Schwefringhaus defeated Jesse DeWitt, 6-3, 3-6 and 6-4.

In the girls high school division, Mahima Tatam defeated Shelby Marrero, 6-1, 6-0.

In the boys middle school division, Alex Hoover defeated Trevor Yeckly, 6-3, 6-3.

In the girls middle school division, Maddie Lewis defeated Anjana Reji, 6-3, 6-0.

In the dot ball division, Haley Palmer defeated Sara Prefontaine in three sets.

Golfers get eclectic

The Glen Lakes Ladies Golf Association had its Winter Eclectic Tournament Feb. 7 and 8. Participants posted an 18-hole score the first day, then tried to better each hole the second day.

Linda Keller was the overall low-gross winner with a score of 75. Honora Browne and Karen Markey tied at 58 for overall low net, so a playoff was held, after which Markey was declared the winner.

Other winners included: Judy Voiers (low gross) and Mary Vuolo (low net) in Flight 1; Honora Browne (low gross) and Mary Lou Peacock (low net) in Flight 2; Beckie Monroe (low gross) and Judy Potter (low net) in Flight 3, and Joyce Thomas (low gross) and Kerin Morin (low net) in from Flight 4.

     
           
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