SPORTS SHORTS

Place of Hope sets first ever ’Run for Life’

Place of Hope Pregnancy and Resource Center will host a “Run for Life 5K Diaper Dash” on Saturday, Nov. 16 behind its building at 231 E. Cameron Ave. in Rockdale.

Registration starts at 8 a.m. that morning with a kids half mile run at 9 a.m. and the 5K run/walk/phantom for adults starting at 9:30 a.m. There will be cash prizes for top winners.

Entry fees is $20 before Nov. 8 and $25 after Nov. 8. The kids run entry fee is $10 before Nov. 8 and $12 after that date.

Entry forms can be found at Place of Hope, Snap Fitness and Citizens National Bank-Rockdale. Online registration is available at www.active.com.

For more information, contact Place of Hope, 512-446-2220 or placeofhopecenter@yahoo.com.

23rd annual Lions Club golf tourney tees Oct. 12

The Rockdale Noon Lions Club’s 23rd annual scholarship scramble golf tournament will be held at the Rockdale Country Club Saturday, Oct. 12.

Ther e will also be a silent auction on Satu rday during the tournament , said tourn a me n t 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 8:30 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.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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