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Citrus County tennis event raises $4,200 for school programs

The third annual Citrus County Tennis Benefit raised $4,200 last weekend for the county's six middle school and high school tennis programs.

A number of businesses in the county contributed sponsorships to raise the money.

Ken McWilliams defeated Barney Hess 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 to win the men's open.

Janet Mulligan beat Carla Mosely 6-0, 6-1 to win the women's open.

Complete results, For The Record.

Softball: Softball teams affiliated with USSSA are invited to participate March

28-29 in the fourth annual Crystal River Spring Classic Softball Tournament at Bicentennial Park.

The double-elimination tournament is open to the first 14 teams, and will be closed March

20 unless the field is filled sooner.

Entry fee is $110 plus two Blue Dot softballs per team.

Trophies will be awarded to the top three teams and to individuals on the winning team.

To register, call Sam Ferguson at (904) 795-8688 during the day or (904) 795-3053 in the evening.

In addition, All ISA-affiliated teams are invited to compete Feb.


1 in an ISA national qualifier at Bicentennial Park in Crystal River. The winning team earns a berth in the national tournament in Tennessee in September, and the second-, third- and fourth-place finishers go to the state tournament this summer.

Entry fee is $135 plus two ISA-certified softballs. To register or get more information call Ferguson at the numbers mentioned above.

P-HCC: Pasco-Hernando Community College's Anthony Stanford and Chipola Junior College's Rayfield Ragland were named co-Players of the Week by the Florida Community College Activities Association for men's basketball games the week of Feb.


Stanford, a 6-foot-5 sophomore forward, scored 64 points and had 30 rebounds and 17 assists in three Pasco-Hernando wins last week.