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• Stephanie Harris, Farragut High School Softball All-state first baseman, has made a college commitment to the University of Virginia according to FHS Softball head coach David Moore.

• Wes Gosselin, Hardin Valley Academy sophomore standout golfer, finished tied for 15th (153) during the 2009 TSSAA Class AAA state tournament Sept. 29-30 at Old Fort Golf Course in Mufreesboro. While Gosselin is a two-time state qualifier, his HVA teammate, sophomore Hunter Arnold, qualified in 2009 and shot 155.

• Clark Wormsley, Webb School of Knoxville Spartans varsity baseball coach, football offensive coordinator and middle school dean of students, is among six former Lincoln Memorial University student-athletes recently inducted into LMU’s Athletes Hall of Fame 2009. Rewarded for his student-athletic career at LMU beginning in 1979, Wormsley was inducted during a Saturday morning, Oct. 10, ceremony in Tex Turner Arena on the LMU campus in Harrogate. A four-year starter for the Railsplitters’ baseball team, Wormsley was named a two-time All-Volunteer State Athletic Conference Team honoree and was selected to LMU’s Dean’s List. Wormsley improved upon a roughly .295 career batting average after two years and, as a junior, hit a sizzling .351 with 10 home runs and 50 RBI.

• Free lacrosse clinic for boys in grades 3-8 from 9 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday., Nov. 7, at Farragut Middle School lacrosse field (behind FMS).  Players and coaches from Farragut High School will provide demonstrations and instruction.  Lacrosse sticks provided. No additional equipment required. To reserve a spot, contact Caren Hughes at carenhughes@hotmail. For more information, visit www.knoxvilllelacrosse.come

• Harvey Broome Group of the Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club upcoming outings include: Saturday, Oct. 17, day-hike, Indian Camp Branch (Off-trail), Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Pre-register with Shrieves by above-listed phone or e-mail (e-mail preferred). Sunday, Oct. 25, day-hike, Rocky Fork/Bald Mountain Ridge Scenic Area (Cherokee National Forest), near Greenville. Pre-register with Will Skelton at 865-523-2272 or whshome@bellsouth.net.

• Bearden High School Baseball Fund-Raising Golf Tournament is Saturday, Oct. 24, at Willow Creek Golf Club. Registration will be at 8 a.m. Cost is $125 per player or $450 for a team of four. Breakfast will be provided. Hole-in-One event included. To play or to sponsor a hole, call head coach Jack Tate at 865-924-8001 or Mark Keen 865-803-3919.

• A Farragut girls fastpitch softball team that would represent the Farragut Middle School area, grades 6-8, is holding tryouts for spring 2010. For more information, call 865-919-8504 or 865-223-2310.

• Angela Floyd School for the Dancer offers a free exercise program for ages 55 and up Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 865-675-9894.

 

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