Bball exhibition at OHS
n Okolona High School will host a basketball exhibition in the high school gym on May 1 at 6:30 p.m. featuring a 3-point shoot-out and slam dunk contest. Women faculty will take on the senior girls and men’s faculty will get their game on with the senior boys
The principal’s challenge will feature Mr. William Orange and Mr. Avence Pittman in a game of one-on-one.
Admission is $3 per person and all are invited to attend.
tourney May 30
n Frank Rains/Marian Helms Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at the Okolona Country Club (Hwy 41 N) on May 30, 2009 beginning at 8 a.m. Free lunch and snacks. 4-Man team: $200, Hole Sponsorship: $200, Cart Sponsors: $100. All proceeds go to help OHS graduates attend college. For more info, contact Mark Weathers (662) 401-2074.
Golf Tourney for Red Cross
n Pontotoc Country Club will host a golf tournament for the American Red Cross on Friday, May 1. Entry fee includes 18 holes, cart and tee gift.
Top three places will be awarded. Hole-in-one contest, longest drive and closest to the pin competition will be held.
Lunch is complimentary from noon until tee time and door prizes will be distributed.
* 4-Person Scramble, $65 per person.
* $500 hole sponsor and team
* $250 hole sponsor only
For information, call 842-6101.
County little league
n Parents and Coaches! Submit your scores, write-ups and photos to the Chickasaw Journal.
Scoresheets are available in the concession stand of the Houston city league field or at the Chickasaw Journal at 225 East Madison. We want your teams in the newspaper!
Call 456-3771 for more information or to have scoresheets faxed to you.
Scores and write-ups can be faxed to 456-5202 or emailed to email@example.com. Please do not fax photos.
All Chickasaw County baseball and softball teams are welcome to participate.
Congratulations Lady Toppers and Lady Wildcats
n The Houlka and Houston fast-pitch high school softball teams both had great seasons this year. The Chickasaw Journal will produce congratulation pages for both teams soon.
Don’t miss this opportunity to pat your player on the back one final time. Call 456-3771 for advertising information and pricing.
* May 1 @ South Pontotoc 7 p.m.
* May 2 @ Houston, 1 p.m.
* May 4 @ South Pontotoc, 7 p.m. if needed
n Calhoun City
* May 1 @ West Union, TBA
* May 2 @ Calhoun City, TBA
* May 4 @ West Union, TBA if needed
n East Webster
* May 1 @ Stringer, 6 p.m.
* May 2 @ E. Webster, 6 p.m.
* May 4 @ Stringer, 6 p.m. if needed
Fast Pitch Championships
n East Webster vs. Smithville
n Ridgeland, best of three begins Friday, May 1