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19th annual Lions Club golf tourney set Oct. 3

The Rockda le Noon Lions Club's 19th annual scholarship scramble golf tournament will be held at the Rockdale Country Club Saturday, Oct. 3.

A new wrinkle to the tournament this season, w ill be an auction on Friday night, Oct. 2, says tournament chairman Ron Montgomery.

Teams will be grouped by handicap in a men's and women's scramble. Entries are limited to the first 36 players and players 65 years or older will use the senior tees. Play begins at 9 a.m. and there is a sign up sheet at the Country Club.

Entry fee is $60 per player and includes a grilled hamburger lunch and prizes. Two mulligans are available for $5 each. All proceeds benefit the Lions local college scholarship fund.

Thorndale Booster Club golf tourney on Oct. 3

The Thorndale Booster Club is sponsoring a golf tournament Saturday, Oct. 3 as a fundraiser for the athletic program

The 8 a.m. start at the Sammons Golf Course in Temple will feature a shotgun start for a scramble select shot format.

Sponsorships are available.

Entry fee is $60 per player or $200 per four person team.

Prizes will be awarded.

For more information, contact Kevin K iesling at (512) 709- 3717.

Hammack Memorial golf tourney Sept. 12

The Billy Hammack Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Rockdale Country Club.

Entry fee is $75 for the four-ball tournament and that includes a meal ticket, drink ticket and an event t-shirt.

Tee-off is set for 9 a.m. and there will be a putting contest held prior to tee-off.

For more information, contact Ashley Stutts at (512) 760-0976 or sign up at the country club.

Rockdale girls softball competes in Waco

This past weekend, Rock Solid—a Rockdale girls softball team—participated in the Slide Into Fall 18 & Under Tournament in Waco.

The team placed second in the tour nament af ter losing the championship game (in a tie breaker) to the Lampasas Shockers 5 to 4.

The team played 6 games over the weekend with a record of 4 wins and 2 losses.

Coaches are Freddy Montelong, Cecil Lopez, Ward Roddam and Russell Fischer.

All high school level players are welcome to come out and practice. Please contact Freddy Montelongo or Ward Roddam if interested.


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