The Arkansas State Golf Association’s season-opening tournament is slated for this weekend at The Course at Eagle Mountain.
Four divisions are scheduled to hit the links beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. The divisions are championship, mid-senior (over 40 years old), senior (over 55) and super senior (65 and older).
The super seniors will tee off first, seniors next, mid seniors and then the first pairing of championship division golfers are to tee off around 11:30 a.m.
The Kappa Sigma 5K for Lymphoma has been rescheduled for Saturday, according to a news release from the fraternity at Lyon College.
The annual fundraising event was rained out on March 28.
Registration for the 5-kilometer race is to begin at 7:30 a.m. at Becknell Gymnasium. The start-finish line is on College Street in front of the gymnasium.
CABOT — Clan Weatherford and Jennifer Liles-Dorris led local runners at the Spring Fling 5K here last weekend.
Weatherford, who lives in Mount Pleasant and runs for the White River Roadrunners Club, finished ninth in the men’s division with a time of 17 minutes, 50.61 seconds.
Liles-Dorris of Batesville placed eighth among the women in 23:08.85.
Here are other results for area runners or White River Roadrunners club members:
SOUTHSIDE — Valley View blanked Southside in 4A-3 Conference soccer games at Stewart Field on Thursday.
The Lady Blazers won 4-0. The Blazers took a 9-0 decision.
Mo Patton scored two goals and added an assist for the Lady Blazers.
Southside goalie Kelly Cross recorded 13 saves.
“I thought our girls played well,” Southside Coach Jason Weaver. “We had a couple shots go off the bar early. We had several looks at the goal but couldn’t get one in.”
The Lady Southerners fell to 2-4-2 overall and 1-2 in the conference.
The Home Depot Orange Crush Classic, Batesville High School’s newly-sponsored and newly-named high school softball tournament, has gone through a lot of changes before its first pitch is thrown Saturday at the Batesville Recreation Complex.
CAVE CITY — Roger Brown and David Diemer teamed to win Saturday’s Cave City Bass Club tournament on Crown Lake, tournament director Ron Watkins said.
The tournament had 21 participants in 11 boats.
Brown and Diemer weighed in five bass totaling 10.7 pounds.
Keith Lawrence and Jason Lawrence came in second with five fish weighing 8.05 pounds and Andy Needham and Jason Shaw finished third with four fish weighing 7.85 pounds.
Needham caught the biggest bass of the tournament, a 4.65-pounder.
As we have all heard so many times, experience is the best teacher, and this holds especially true when dealing with outdoor activities.
And when you can learn from the mistakes of others, it just makes you that much wiser.
My personal, and observed experiences, have taught me there are a few things I should be carrying in my truck at all times.
These items are important because I never know where a photo/hunting/fishing opportunity will take me.
SIDNEY — Genevia Doris Cypret Roberts, 78, of Sidney died Tuesday, March 31, 2009, in Batesville.
Born July 17, 1930, in Perkins, Okla., she was the daughter of Willard and Dorothy Herring Cypret. She was united in marriage to Cecil Roberts on Sept. 3, 1946, in Peach Orchard. She was a homemaker. She was of the Assembly of God faith and was a member of Melbourne Assembly of God Church.
CAVE CITY — Esther Louise Emmons, 56, of Cave City died Thursday, April 2, 2009, in Batesville.
Born March 26, 1953, in Maywood, Calif., she was the daughter of Gerald and Velma Hensley Emmons. She retired from White-Rodgers after 29 years of service. She was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Cave City and enjoyed cooking, shopping and going to church.