Sports in brief
Golfers make holes-in-one
Gary Chandler made a hole-in-one June 10 at Quail Creek Golf Course. He aced the 134-yard No. 16 hole with a pitching wedge. Steve Chandler witnessed the hole-in-one.
Mike Newby aced the 134-yard Hole No. 16 June 12 at Quail Creek Golf Course. He used a pitching wedge to make the hole-in-one, which was witnessed by Bill and Paul Newby.
Compton in world final
Nine-year-old Beth Ann Compton recently qualified for the US Kids World Championship to be held at Pinehurst National Golf Club in North Carolina in July. Compton shot a 39 to win the qualifying event for the Alabama regional at Greystone Golf and Country Club in Birmingham June 19. She will be a fourth grader at Crestline Elementary School.
Karate clinic set for July
Donnie Chappell, head instructor at Chappell's Family Karate, will be teaching life skills in a Christian environment. The clinic will take place from July 17-21 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Ages 3-5 will attend for one hour and ages 6 and older will attend for two hours. The fee is $20 for the younger ages and $30 for the older ages. For more information, call Chappell's Family Karate at 751-3325.
Tumbling clinic in July
Clairday's Sports Center in Hartselle is hosting a competition cheerleading camp July 24-July 27. The camp fee is $75 and includes a t-shirt. There will be a tryout for Hartselle Extreme Athletic Tumbling (HEAT) July 29 at 10 a.m. at the Sports Center. For more information or to register, call 874-0044 or 773-5269.
Girl's golf tourney soon
The 43rd Annual WAGA Junior Girls Championship will be at Burningtree Golf Club in Decatur July 9-12. The WAGA championship is open to any girls ages 9-18 who have an interest in playing golf. Those interested in participating must immediately contact Sissy Sparkman at 773-2034.
Dixie tourney under way
Hartselle's American League All-Stars advanced in the Dixie Darlings' Sub-District Softball Tournament by defeating Colbert Heights, 15-0, in an opening round game on Monday night.
The National League All-Stars dropped into the losers' bracket after falling to Underwood, 23-22, in another first round game that was decided in the bottom of the fifth and final inning.
Play resumed Tuesday at the Grady and Margie Long Softball Complex.