Sports Briefs, Oct. 2

October 2, 2013



The First Players Partnership Golf Tournament is set for Oct. 12-13 at Harbor Lakes. The two-man best-ball 36-hole scramble tournament has a $500 entry fee that includes green fees, carts, range balls, food and awards.

Proceeds benefit the United Way of Hood County. Players must be 18 or over, and competitiion will be flighted after the first day

Gift cards will be awarded as prizes. There will be tee gifts, a dinner/party, player evaluation, hole contests, and an optional skins game.

Contact Dustin Sherill 817-437-3202, email [email protected], or visit the Harbor Lakes clubhouse.


The Wounded Warrior Project will hold its annual golf tournament Friday at Squaw Valley Golf Club. The event will have an 11 a.m. registration and 1 p.m. shotgun start. Lunch is from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cost is $125 per player, and $20 for lunch only.

Contact Joel Simmons at 817-573-8457.


The Hood County YMCA will host a Kids Triathlon on Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. There are three divisions, Mini-Tri for ages 5 and up, Junior for ages 5-10, and Senior for ages 11-15.

There is also a Bonus Family Challenge Division that will feature one parent and one child combining times (parents race last).

The Mini-Tri will feature a 40-yard swim, 1.5-mile bike and half-mile run. The Junior will have an 80-yard swim, 3-mile bike ride and half-mile run. The Senior will have a 160-yard swim, 6-mile bike ride and 1-mile run.

The event begins at 2 p.m. with packet pickup and transition opening at noon. Cost is $30 per child, $25 per child for team registration (minimum of 10 per team) and $50 for family competition.

Preparation clinics will be held Saturday and again on Oct. 5 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Cost is $100 for YMCA members or $25 for non-members.

Contact Holly Martin at [email protected] or 817-573-7159.


The Joseph’s Locker 5K run is set for Oct. 12 at 7 a.m. at Shanley Park. Entry fee is $25 in advance and $30 the day of the race.

Also, donations of non-perishable food items will be accepted on site the day of the race.

Register online at, or contact Melanie Graft at 817-676-3886 or [email protected]


The GHS Cross County Booster Club is hosting a 1-mile fun and 5K at Granbury Middle School on Saturday. There is no registration or entry fee, but donations are welcome.

The fun run starts at 9 a.m. and the 5K at 9:15.


The 2013 Chamber Classic Golf Tournament is scheduled for Oct. 18 at Harbor Lakes Golf Club. Registration and lunch are at 11 a.m. with the tournament featuring a 1 p.m. shotgun start. An awards dinner will follow play at 5:30 p.m.

Entry fee is $125 per player.

The format is a four-person scramble with gross and net trophies.

Contact 817-573-1622.

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