Tennessee Wesleyan College men's basketball and golf coach Mike Poe and partner Ricky Gregg will try to defend their title in the Tennessee Golf Association's 20th annual Senior Four-Ball Championship this Wednesday through Saturday at the Tennessee National course near Loudon. Gregg is a former University of Tennessee golfer. He and Poe are the only past champions in the field. The tournament consists of two stroke-play qualifying rounds followed by match play involving the low eight four-ball teams.
Sophomore Kevin Carter from Central High School in Harrison is lined up to start at defensive tackle this football season for Central State University in Ohio, where the head coach is former Alabama and NFL standout linebacker E.J. Junior III. The Marauders now are members of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and they open their season against Benedict College on Sept. 7 in the Dayton Classic in Wilberforce, Ohio. Carter has a 3.0 grade point average.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football coach Russ Huesman will be the first guest speaker of the 2013-14 year for the Chattanooga Quarterback Club when it resumes its noon Monday luncheon meetings on Aug. 26 at the Stadium Club at Finley Stadium. A hot meal is included in the $10 cost every week, or someone can attend for $4 and not eat. The club is in its annual drive for dues payments of $35 a year. Old members or prospective new ones can contact president Doug Dyer at 265-5062 for more information.
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