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Sports Briefs

Friday, April 27, 2012

The Mt. Vernon Veterans Home will host a "Remembering our Heroes" 5K and one-mile march on May 19. Pre-registration fee is $20 by May 1 or $25 on the day of the race. The one-mile race will begin at 7:30 a.m. followed by the 5K at 8 a.m. For more information, call Keri Creasey at 417-466-7103.

The 2012 Tyson Crowin' for a Cure inaugural golf tournament will be held on April 28. Registration fee for the tournament is $50 per person for vendors and the public and $30 for Tyson team members and retirees. Proceeds will to toward Relay for Life. For more information, call Colette Gilmore at 235-3104 or e-mail colette.gilmore@tyson.com.

The Arc of the Ozarks will host its ninth annual golf tournament on May 4 at the Windmill Golf Course. Prizes will be awarded and proceeds will go to the Arc fund managed by the Monett Community Foundation. For more information, call Jolynn at The Arc at 354-0071 or Nate at 417-864-7887.

The Monett Water Thrashers are looking for swimmers ages 5 to 18. Those interested need to be strong swimmers, be able to swim one length of the pool unassisted, and to be able to pass the red-zone swim test in the deep end of the pool. For more information on practice times, swim meets, fees visit www.waterthrashers. com or e-mail swimmonett@gmail.com.

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life will host its second annual Give A Hoot 5K run and 1 mile walk on May 11 in Monett. Deadline for pre-registration is May 9. Awards will be given to the top male and female finishers. For more information, call Michelle Crim at 669-7734 or Angie Rinker at 880-4432.

The batting cages at Monett's North Park are open. The cages hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Southwest High School is sponsoring Spikefest on Thursday, May 31 and Junior Spikefest on Saturday, June 2. Both events will be held at Southwest high school. Cost for Spikefest is $75 per team or $125 for two teams. The cost for the junior Spikefest tournament is $60 per team or $100 for two teams. For more information, contact Steve Voyak at 417-826-5413 or 479-366-8457 r5svoya@swr5.k12.mo.us org.

The Tuesday Ladies Golf League hit the links for their highly completive matches last Tuesday. Results for the weekly scramble are as follows. Jamie Bates won the "A" flights with the lowest gross score (total). Mary Ann Wormington took top honors in "A" flight with the lowest net score (score minus handicap). In the "B" flight, Dixie Latshaw finished with the lowest gross score, and Alice Helmkamp had the loswest net score in the "B" flight. Bates also earned closest to the pin honors on hole 17.

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