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3rd annual booster club tournament set May 8

Kocian Kocian The 3rd annual Rockdale Athletic Booster Club golf tournament/ crawfish boil will be held Saturday, May 8 at the Rockdale Country Club.

Entry fee is $75 per person and includes one meal ticket. Additional meal tickets can be purchased for $20.

Prize money will be awarded to the top three finishers in this A,B,C,D format.

A lunch of sausage wraps will be served at 11 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at Noon followed by the crawfish boil at 6 p.m.

For more information, contact Jeff Miller at 430-6150.

Kocian selected as Pop Warner All-American

Mat thew Kocian has been selected as a 2009-2010 Pop Warner All-American Scholar.

This designation of All-American Scholar is the second highest award bestowed upon Pop Warner Little Scholars’ participants to recognize their academic excellence.

Gest Gest This title applauds the accom- plishments of the recipient at an early age, with his promise to continue academic success and excellence.

By receiving this honor, Kocian ranks in the top two percent of all 400,000 Pop Warner participants nationwide.

By receiving this recognition, Kocian will be honored at the 50th Annual Pop Warner National Awards Banquet in Philadelphia in May.

He will also be receiving one year subscription to Sports Illustrated for kids, courtesy of Pop Warner Inc.

Kocian has played Pop Warner football for four years for the Taylor Dolphins and is the son of Larry and Cherie Kocian of Rockdale.

Milano seniors holding golf tournament in May

The Milano High School senior class is holding a golf tournament on Saturday May 1, at the Cameron Country Club.

All proceeds from the tournament will go to the Project Graduation activities held following graduation ceremonies on May 28.

The tournament is a 4-man scramble that will begin at 9 a.m. The cost is $40 per person.

There will be prizes awarded for 1st-3rd place teams and a closest to the pin and longest drive prize.

Rental carts will be available at an additional cost.

Early registration can be made by calling 512-429-0546. Late registration will be from 8-8:45 on Saturday May 1.

For more information or any questions call 512-429-0546.

Gest sinks hole-in-one on hole No. 5 at RCC

Billy Gest pocketed a holei n-one on hole No. 5 at the Rockdale Country Club on Thursday, April 8.

“I knew I hit it straight,” Gest said. “But I didn’t see it roll in.”

Gest used a 5-wood on the 150-yard hole to record his very first hole-inone and it was witnessed by Charlie Watson, Clois Greene, Leon Hammett and Doug Smith.


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