Sports Briefs, March 13

March 13, 2013

CAC benefit

The Hood County Sheriff’s Office held its fourth annual fishing tournament to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Hood, Somervell and Erath counties Sunday on Squaw Creek Reservoir and raised $1,000 for the cause despite unfavorably windy conditions.

The winning team was Chris Stewart and Brent Lee, topping the field with a total of 26.34 pounds. Bill Wilcox and Mike Carlson were second with 25.26, and had the biggest bass, at 6.64 pounds.

Monte Reagan and Brian Clark were third with 20.52 pounds, while the father-son team of Spike Stoker and Jayden Stoker were fourth with 20.32 pounds.

Jeff Gilbert and John Irwin received honorable mention.

HOLE-IN-ONE

Buddy Wisdom made a hole-in-one on the 101-yard, par-3 third hole on the Comanche Lakes Course at Squaw Valley Golf Course in Glen Rose recently. He used a pitching wedge, and his shot was witnessed by J.W. McKay, Harvey Ward and Charlie Ogletree.

CHEETAHS UPDATE

The Granbury Cheetahs Special Olympics team is currently preparing for the upcoming track and field/cycling competition. they practice every Saturday through March 30 at the Acton Middle School track at 10 a.m., and the public is invited.

The Special Olympics cycling competition is April 6 at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company headquarters campus, 3001 Lou Menk Dr., Fort Worth. It begins at 8:15 a.m. with the opening ceremonies.

The track and field competitioin is set for April 19-20 at the University of Texas-Arlington’s Maverick Stadium. Competition begins at 1 p.m. on the first day, with opening ceremonies at 6:50 p.m., and the second day begins at 8 a.m.

For additional information about the Cheetahs and/or upcoming events, contact Sara Dickson at 817-408-6958.

PHOTOS WANTED

Anyone wishing to have their team photo or a shot of an individual accomplishment published in the Hood County News sports section can submit it by mail or in person to our offices at 1501 S. Morgan St., Granbury, 76048, or by e-mail to [email protected]

CALLING ALL COACHES

Coaches are asked to please report scores of sporting events as soon as possible after the event is over. Email to [email protected], fax to 817-279-8371 or call 817-456-6310.

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