Sports snapshots

2000-07-22T23:00:00Z Sports snapshotsBy the Standard Staff Montana Standard
July 22, 2000 11:00 pm  • 

Kelly Clan golf tournament set

ANACONDA — The 21st annual Kelly Clan Golf Classic will be held at the Anaconda Country Club on July 29.

About 50 golfers are expected to participate in the scramble format. An Irish “ Hooley” will be held at Frank and Mary Walsh's residence at 921 Zarelda in Butte after the golf.

Also, Dublin Gulch, a tradi tional Irish band from Butte, will perform along with sur prise musical guests from Ireland.

The tournament began in 1980 when Leo V. “ Skipper” Kelly retired as president of the Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Rail Road and has been held annually since. The tournament alters from Seattle, Anaconda, Spokane, Helena and Butte.

Prizes will be awarded for best team score, long drive and closest to the pin.

Zemljak, Swan lead BCC seniors

Ed Zemljak and Joe Swan both fired even-par 70s to lead the Wednesday senior league at the Butte Country Club.

Bo Stanich was next at 73 followed by Gus Rude at 75 and Ed Crase and Paul Hansen at 78. John Orizotti carded a 79.

Zemljak, Charlie Boyle and Hal Vogelsang fired a 52 to take the team title. Paul Hansen, Owen Smithers and Bill Kent were second at 53, while Gus Rude, Don Sullivan and Bill Stetzner tied the team of Bo Stanich, Joe J. Sullivan and John Orizotti for for third at 54.

Geore Stratford, Monk Semansky and Don Tatge were next at 56, and Bill Kirkpatrick, John Boucher and Bill McLaughlin tied Bill Maloney, Larry Palagi and Bob Henry at 57.

MSE/KC rules plus-35 league

MSE/KC won the men's plus-35 league championship in Butte-Silver Bow Recreation Department adult slowpitch softball league play this summer.

MSE/KC ended the regular season with a 10-3 record while Sam's Place finished 113. MSE/KC won the tiebreaker by a one-run advantage in head-to-head competition between the two teams.

The plus-35 Masters dis trict tournament, which will also include teams from Dillon, will be held Monday and Tuesday, finishing with the championship game on July 31. All games will be played at Stodden Park.

All other district tourna ments are scheduled for July 31-Aug. 5 and game times will be 6, 8, 8 and 9 p.m.

Anaconda will play host to the plus-35 Masters state tournament Aug. 4-6.

Following are final stand ings for the Butte league:

MSE/KC 10-3, Sam's Place 11-3, Maloney's 10-4, Joker's Wild 6-7, Butte Collectives 58, Silver Bow Pizza 3-10, Rainbow Photo 1-12.

Riech places third in javelin trials

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hot Springs native Todd Riech finished third in the javelin at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials, but that doesn't mean he automat ically gets to go to Sydney in September.

Because none of the top three throwers met the Olympic standard of 269 feet in Thursday's competition, Riech will need to reach that mark in competition between now and Sept. 11 in order to get a spot on the Olympic team.

Breaux Greer of the New York Athletic Club won the event with a throw of 266 feet and goes to the Olympics unless someone else meets the qualifying standard. American record holder Tom Pukstys was second at 260-4 while Riech, who competes for Nike, was next at 252-5.

Riech set a trials record of 268-7 in qualifying for the 1996 Atlanta Games. He'll need to add five inches to that mark to make the trip to Sydney.

Riech's best throw in Atlanta was 255-11 and he failed to advance to the javelin finals.

Belgrade promotes football assistant

BELGRADE (AP) — Belgrade defensive coordina tor Matt Hollowell has been elevated to head football coach at the Class A school.

Hollowell, 27, takes over for Pete Stanton, who left the school earlier this month to take an assistant football coaching position at Dickinson State College in North Dakota.

“ Nothing's going to change and the kids are not going to have to worry about a new system,” Hollowell said. “ That's one of the reasons I was hired.”

UGF recruits Dawson transfer

GREAT FALLS (AP) — Sarah Gaugler of Judith Gap has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Great Falls this fall.

Gaugler is a junior college transfer from Dawson Community College in Glendive. She is a 6-foot for ward.

“ We're excited that Sarah has chosen the University of Great Falls to complete her college athletic career,” said UGF coach Scott Patera. “ She is an excellent inside player who rebounds at both ends and runs the floor well.”

Ex-'Jackets star to play pro in Germany

BILLINGS (AP) — Former Montana State-Billings guard Markus Hallgrimson has signed a contract to play pro fessional basketball in Germany.

Hallgrimson finished his college career last winter as one of the best 3-point shoot ers in NCAA Division II histo ry.

The 6-foot-2 Hallgrimson averaged 23.7 points a game and set an NCAA Division II record with 16 3-pointers in one game during his senior season. He finished with 371 3-pointers in his three-year career with the Yellowjackets.

Hallgrimson has signed a two-year deal with Avitos, a Division I-level team in Giessen, Germany. He reports to training camp in early August. The season runs from October to May.

“ I'm very excited,” said Hallgrimson, who tried out for a number of teams in his native Germany. “ The coach brought me into shoot the 3. This is an opportunity for me to play my game.”

Grizzly Day Camp has openings

MISSOULA — The Grizzly Day Camp for boys entering grades 1-10 will be held July 24-28 on the University of Montana Campus.

The basketball camp still has openings available for both the morning and after noon sessions.

Phone the Grizzly Basketball Office, (406) 2435334, for more information.

Ulm fisherman hooks title berth

GREAT FALLS (AP) — Dale Gilbert of Ulm has qualified to compete in the Wal-Mart RCL Walleye Championship in Green Bay, Wis., in October.

Four-hundred of the top anglers in the nation will be vying for at least part of the $1.4 million purse — the rich est in walleye fishing history. The top prize for a profession al is $400,000.

Gilbert qualified for the Wal-Mart championship through the Montana Walleye Circuit's Fresno Walleye Tournament on May 23, 1999.

Flint Creek Run set for July 29

PHILIPSBURG — The 17th annual Flint Creek Run will be held July 29 and will offer distances of 5 kilometers, 10 kilometers and a mile fun run.

Pre-registration is due by July 26. Fees are $12 per run ner or $50 per family of run ners. Each will receive a Tshirt. Late registration will be available for $15 per entrant. Check-in will begin at 7 a.m. on race day.

Contestants will be trans ported race day by bus from Philipsburg Community Park at 8:30 a.m. for the 5-kilome ter and 10-kilometer races. Starting times for the races set for 9 a.m. for the 10-kilo meter and 5-kilometer runs, and 10:15 for the fun run.

Phone 859-3969 for more information.

Helenan reigns in world archery

CORTINA, Italy — Jahna Davis of Helena became the first United States woman since 1994 to win a gold medal and Dave Cousins of West Jordan, Utah, repeated his sil ver medal performance of 1998 in the compound bow divisions at the World Field Championship archery com petition Sunday.

Davis, a 19-year-old student at Western Montana College, defeated Monika Blume Thusler of Germany in the semifinals 55-54, then won the gold medal with a 56-54 victo ry over Italy's Rosanna Spada. Davis became the first U.S. woman to win the gold since Michelle Ragsdale captured the compound title in 1994. Davis placed 11th at the last World Field Championships, which were held in 1998.

Cousins defeated Andre Grawinkel of Germany 56-55 in the semifinals, then lost by a 58-57 margin to Morgan Lundin of Sweden in the finals, settling for the silver medal again.

Lady Griz cage camp has openings

MISSOULA — Spaces are available for the coming University of Montana Lady Griz basketball day camp to be held in Adams Center's Auxiliary Gyms July 31-Aug. 3.

The day camp consists of three daily sessions — 9 a.m. to noon for those entering grades 2-5, 1-4 p.m. for those entering grades 6-7 and 5:308:30 p.m. for those going into grades 8-12.

Fees are $70 per partici pant. Each will receive a camp ball and T-shirt. Lodging and meals are not provided at the day camp.

Phone (406) 243-5334 for more information or a regis tration form.

Mixed tennis league is underway

The Butte Tennis Association's mixed league has gone two weeks into its new season this summer.

Wednesday night's winners were Tina Stajcar and Jean Peterson in the women's divi sion with 15 points, each, and Terry Healow in the men's with 19. Patty Hafer and Susan Schott each notched 14 points to place behind Stajcar and Peterson. Kelli Harrington was next in women's play with 12. Healow was followed by Dennis Nelson with 18 points and Paddy Dennehy with 16.

Results of July 12 compe tition saw Peterson win the women's division with 17 points, followed by Janet Nothstine with 15 and Stajcar with 14. Dennehy,Healow and Harold Ericson all totaled 18 points to tie for first place in the men's competition. Brendan McDonough tallied 16 points while Nelson and Don Schiller each scored 15.

Area girls head Down Under

A team of area girls' bas ketball players will compete in the Down Under Hoops Tournament next week in Surfer's Paradise in Queensland, Australia.

Callie Daly and Lacy Lisac of Butte High join Anaconda's Brooke Nichols and Kelli Phillip on the squad. Bozeman High's Jodi Doney and Katy Burrows will play along with Devon Johnson of Nashua under Butte High coach Chris Mouat. The team leaves Sunday and returns Aug. 3.

The tournament will fea ture 16 teams from Australia, New Zealand and the United States. The Montana team took third last year.

A boys' basketball tourna ment will be held for the first time but does not contain any area boys. They will be coached by Mouat. The roster includes: A.J. Buck, Ekalaka; Cameron Milton, Roundup; Walter Runsabove, Wolf Point; Loren Edwards, Jordan; Luke Bodle, Townsend; Damon White Thunder, Frenchtown; and Troy Wassink, Kalispell.

Eureka racer takes Montana Shoot-Out

ANACONDA — Casey Stoken of Eureka was the winner of the featured Montana Street Car Shoot-Out competition during drag racing at Lost Creek Raceway last weekend.

Stoken registered 131.64 mph while traveling the distance in 5.501 seconds to edge Don Bonahoom of Helena, who marked 127.48 mph and 5.696 seconds.

Last weekend's race results follow:

Montana Street Car Shoot-Out — 1, Case Stoken, Eureka, '69 Chevy, 5.501 elapsed time, 131.64 mph. 2, Don Bonahoom, Helena, '67 Nova, 5.696, 127.48. Semifinalists — Terry Bacon, Gearhart, Ore., '68 Camaro, and Ron Rohrs, Ennis, '41 Willys. Quarterfinalists — Richard Ewing, Kentoso, Wash., '58 Corvette; Brian Sells, Kelso, Wash., '72 Nova; Yvonne Castagno, Kent, Wash., '67 Chevy II; and Shane Heintz, Bozeman, '68 Camaro.

True street — 1, Leon Baler, Ashton, Idaho, '69 Nova. 2, Mike Hall, Butte, '74 Ford. Semifinalist — Audra Porter, Rigby, Idaho, '90 Firebird.

Bracket 1 — 1, Larry Allen, Billings, '68 Chevy, 7.05 dial-in time, 7.058 elapsed time, 95.535 mph. 2, Bill Biggers, Butte, '90 Dragster, 5.61, 5.597, 138.201. Semifinalists — Don Whitcomb, Billings, '80 Malibu, and Dale Pierce, Kalispell, '37 Ford.

Bracket 2 — 1, Dave Hollingsworth, Great Falls, '83 Chevy, 8.40 dial-in time, 8.459 elapsed time, 85.69 mph. 2, Bob Braulick, Billings, '78 Chevy, 8.20, 8.45, 79.913. Semifinalist — Jim Potvin Jr., Anaconda, '79 Malibu.

Junior dragster — 1, Cody Thomopson, Seeley Lake, '98 Junior Dragster. 2, Collin Riley, Missoula, '99 Junior Dragster. Semifinalists — Jeff Porter, Rigby, Idaho, Junior Dragster, and Reanne Zahn, Butte, '99 Junior Dragster.

Super pro — 1, Rick Jordan, Butte, '23 T, 6.43 dial-in time, 6.47 elapsed time, 97.57 mph. 2, Paul Eddins, Rexburg, Idaho, '80 Toyota, 6.24, 6.27, 104.67. Semifinalist — Harry Christensen, Dillon, '75 Plymouth. Quarterfinalists — Jerry Lauritsen, Anaconda, '69 Chevelle, and Bill Biggers, Butte, '90 Dragster.

Pro — 1, James Phelps, Lewistown, '68 Camaro, 7.61 dial-in time, 7.67 elapsed time, 76.72 mph. 2, David Trenk, Florence, '72 Challenger, 8.52, 8.71, 75.14. Semifinalist — D.J. Patrick, Butte, '79 Mustang. Quarterfinalists — Del Draper, Anaconda, '65 Mustang; Ken Breidenbach, East Helena, '51 Ford; and John P. Marvin, Butte, '78 Pontiac.

Sportsman — 1, Isaiah Nelson, Darby, '70 Duster, 9.68 dial-in time, 9.76 elapsed time, 75.82 mph. 2, Mark Spencer, Stevensville, '81 Chevy, 9.40, 9.34, 67.87. Semifinalist — Kathy Garrett, Butte, '74 AMC. Quarterfinalists — Paul Normandeau, Ronan, '79 Dodge, and Richard George, Seeley Lake, '74 Pontiac.

Motorcycle/snowmobile — 1, Mike Ritchey, Missoula, '83 Suzuki, 7.16 dial-in time, 7.31 elapsed time, 81.60 mph. 2, Mile Blessinger, Blackfoot, Idaho, '96 Polaris, 6.76, 6.98, 98.19. Semifinalists — Danny Eck, Ashton, Idaho, '91 Suzuki, and Chuck Dirkson, Sapphire Village, '98 Mountain Max.

High school — 1, Blake Buchanan, Billings, '75 Pontiac, 8.64 dial-in time, 8.73 elapsed time, 88.41 mph. 2, Amy Long, Butte, '69 Chevy, 7.64, 7.76 91.36.

Junior dragster — 1, Jeff Porter, Rigby, Idaho, Junior Dragster, 14.75 dial-in time, 15.13 elapsed time, 40.33 mph. 2, Cody Thompson, Seeley Lake, '98 Junior Dragster, 12.20, 12.52, 50.29 mph. Semifinalist — Collin Riley, Missoula, '99 Junior Dragster.

Second chance — 1, Glen Cunningham, Butte, '95 Brogie, 5.36 dial-in time, 5.39 elapsed time, 128.42 mph. 2, Brad Clevenger, Missoula, '68 Chevy, 8.66, 8.60, 70.06.

Junior dragster second chance — 1, Chad Hower, Missoula, '99 Junior Dragster, 13.80 dial-in time, 13.95 elapsed time, 37.79 mph. 2, Reanne Zahn, Butte, '99 Junior Dragster, 16.95, 17.28, 35.48.

King of the hill — 1, Jim Potvin Jr., Anaconda, '79 Malibu, 8.09 dial-in time, 8.12 elapsed time, 81.83 mph. 2, Ed Holmes Jr., Butte, '92 Ford, 10.54, 10.49, 69.59.

Junior dragster king of the hill — 1, Chad Hower, Missoula, '99 Junior Dragster, 14.10 dial-in time, 14.08 elapsed time, 43.50 mph. 2, Zach Cunningham, Butte, '99 Junior Dragster, 15.45, 15.17, 39.87 mph.

Low qualifier — Mike Polich, Butte, Dragster, 5.134 elapsed time.

Miles baseball team signs instate pitcher

MILES CITY — Travis Bourassa, a pitcher for the Class A Kootenai Valley American Legion baseball team, has signed to play baseball next season for Miles Community College.

Bourassa, from Eureka, has enrolled in the automotive tech nology program at Miles.

“ Travis is a super kid and will be a welcome addition to our pitching staff,” Pioneers head coach Rob Bishop said.

Holes in one fall at Old Works

ANACONDA — Two holes in one were recorded during the past week at the Jack Nicklausdesigned Old Works Golf Course.

Both were carded by Anaconda residents. Last Friday, Gerold Moses sank one from the copper tee on the par3, 163-yard fourth hole. He used a 6-iron, a course official said, and it was witnessed by John Smigaj and Claude Beaulhemp.

Then, last Sunday, Anaconda High School boys' golf team member Spencer Wales scored his second ace on the course. He used a pitching wedge for the hole in one on No. 13, a 140-yard shot. The hole is also a par-3. Listed as witnesses were Corey Lacey and Steve Saur.

Wales, 17, previously shot a hole in one on the course's seventh hole on Aug. 1 of last year, the official noted.

Hall shoots 40 to pace Bonnies' play

Veronica Hall tallied a 40 for the A Division and overall low gross score registered Tuesday during the nine-hole Bonnie Highlanders women's golf league round played at Highland View Golf Course.

Margaret Maixner, Karley Green and Bev LeProwse each shot a 43. The A Division low net was a 30.8 by Carol Kirsch, followed by Helen Gavigan with a 33.4.

Lois Stephenson and Jo Ann Farrow matched 49s to tie for low gross in B Division. Kris Stimatz and Maria Biastock were next with 51s. The low net was a 34.4 by Delsie Honey. Irma Koll and Kay Russell tied for second low net in the division, each carding a 35.8.

C Division leaders were Erma Markovich, low gross, 50, Bev Clayton, second low, 54, Gaylene McHugh, low net, 30.8, and Joan Dowdall, second low net, 32.6. The D Division leaders were Kathy Lovell, low gross, 61, Gaylene Pusich, second low, 64, Tracy Noctor, low net, 32.7, and Lola Krueger, second low net, 33.0.

Closest-to-the-hole winners were LeProwse with a birdie on No. 14 and Maixner, who hit to within 1 foot, 4 inches of No. 17. Chip-ins were made by Marlene Dick on No. 11 and Markovich on No. 16.

Tarpons make splash at Big Sky Games

Nine Butte Tarpon swimmers won overall medals in the High Altitude Challenge swimming meet held recently at Corette Pool in Stodden Park.

Alexandra Antonioli won the 15-16-year-old girls' division.

Taking second place overall were Amy Allen, 15-16 girls; Dana Allen, 17-19 girls; Josh Huckeby, 13-14 boys; and Emily Munday, 9-10 girls.

Third-place overall finishers were Gabrielle Antonioli, 9-10 girls; Kendra Lambertson, 8-and-under girls; Jessie Peretti, 13-14 girls; and Andrew Swiatkowski, 15-16 boys.

In individual events adding up to overall medals, Alexandra Antonioli won every race she swam — 50, 100, 200 and 400 freestyle, 100 and 200 breaststroke, 100 butterfly and 200 individual medley.

Amy Allen won the 100 and 200 backstroke and 200 butterfly, placed second in the 1,500 freestyle and 100 butterfly, and took third in the 200 individual medley.

Dana Allen won the 200 and 400 freestyle, and placed second in the 50, 100 and 1,500 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 100 butterfly and 200 individual medley.

Huckeby won the 1,500 freestyle, placed second in the 400 freestyle, 200 breaststroke and 100 butterfly, and took third in the 100 breaststroke.

Munday won the 100, 200 and 400 freestyle and 50 butterfly, and placed second in the 50 freestyle, 50 and 100 backstroke and 200 individual medley.

Gabrielle Antonioli was second in the 100 and 200 freestyle and 100 breaststroke, and finished third in the 50 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 50 breaststroke and 200 individual medley.

Lambertson won the 50 freestyle and 50 and 100 breaststroke, placed second in the 100 and 200 freestyle, and took third in the 50 and 100 butterfly and 200 individual medley.

Peretti won the 100 and 200 breaststroke, and took third in the 400 and 1,500 freestyle, 100 backstroke and 200 individual medley.

Swiatkowski won the 100 butterfly.

Other top finishes by Butte swimmers were posted by: Helena LaFave (9-10 girls) — second 50 breaststroke, third 100 freestyle and 100 breaststroke; Rebekah Huckeby (9-10 girls) — second 400 freestyle; Sydney Reichardt (9-10 girls) — third 100 butterfly; Krista Krueger (11-12 girls) — first 50 and 100 backstroke, third 50, 100 and 400 freestyle; Magdalena Pesanti (11-12 girls) — first 1,500 freestyle, third 50 butterfly; Sarah Huckeby (11-12 girls) — third 50 breaststroke; Katie Pesanti (11-12 girls) — second 50 and 1,500 freestyle and 100 and 200 butterfly, third 100 and 200 freestyle and 200 backstroke; Nick Peretti (11-12 boys) — second 100 backstroke, 50 and 100 breaststroke.

Other Butte Tarpons overall finishes: 8-and-under girls — Rachel Huckeby, ninth; Breanne Krzan, 10th. 9-10 girls — Helena LaFave and Keanne Lambertson, tied for fourth; Rebekah Huckeby, sixth; Sydney Reichardt, ninth; Christine Campbell, 10th; Lindsay Kilmer, 11th; Katie Peretti, 13th. 9-10 boys — Derrick Krueger, ninth. 11-12 girls — Krista Krueger, sixth; Magdalena Pesanti, seventh; Sarah Huckeby, 12th; Elise Kilmer, 14th; Laura Campbell, 17th; Whitney Perusich, 18th; 11-12 boys — Nick Peretti, fourth. 13-14 girls — Katie Pesanti, fourth.

Mission Valley players chooses Miles

MILES CITY (AP) — Miles Community College has announced the signing of Jake Beeks of the Mission Valley Mariners American Legion Class A team for its baseball program.

The infielder and pitcher is currently hitting .498 with 13 home runs and 78 RBI for the Polson-based team.

Northern adds football, volleyball recruits

HAVRE (AP) — Montana State University-Northern has signed two athletes to its football program, along with two volleyball players.

Cut Bank's Josh Laasch, 5-foot-11, 185-pounds, is a running back and receiver who earned all state honors last year. Nate Henning, 6-foot, 230-pounds, is a defensive end from Goldendale, Wash.

The volleyball signees are Hannah Nutting of Billings Senior and Josey Walterskirchen of Flathead High in Kalispell.

Kalispell runners to race in Carolina

KALISPELL (AP) — Flathead High School will send its cross country boys team and two members from the girls squad to the second annual Great American Cross Country Festival Sept. 23 in Charlotte, N.C.

Flathead is seeded third for the festival, which is expected to draw 3,000 prep runners from 36 states. The top seed is Woodlands of Texas.

Coach Paul Jorgensen said the event recognizes strong programs from around the country. He said as many as 16 of the top prep teams in the nation will attend the meet.

Kalispell runners David Vidal and Seth Watkins are ranked in the top 40 going into the meet.

The Braves were invited to the event for the second straight year. The team did not attend last fall because of other commitments.

Bowhunter ed program nears

The free-to-the-public Bowhunter Education Program, to be put on by the Silver Bow Archery Club, Montana Bowhunters Association and Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, will be held this week.

The session is set for 7- 9:30 p.m. July 25, 26, 27 and 30, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m on July 31. The student must attend all five classes to complete the program. All classes will be held at 1150 Caledonia in the former Immaculate Conception Parish School building.

Completion of the course is required for purchase of a Montana archery license by first-time bowhunters, regardless of age. Signature of a parent or guardian is mandatory for students under 18 years of age. The signature will be required at the first class of any session.

Among the topics to be covered are bowhunters' responsibilities, how an arrow harvests game, bowhunting safety, knowing vital organs, bowhunting methods and game trailing. Pre-registration, before the first night of class, may be handled at the Butte office of the department of fish, wildlife and parks, located at 1820 Meadowlark Lane. Phone 494-1953 for more information.

Central football camp starts Monday

The Butte Central 2000 Champions Football Camp will be held Monday through Thursday at Cinders Field for boys entering the second through 12th grades. The first camp session for grades 2-7 runs from 3 to 4:30 p.m., followed by the older boys from 6 to 8 p.m.

The camp will be run by Don Peoples Jr., his coaching staff and former Maroons who are now in college football programs. Fundamentals, position development and fun will be the focus of the camp.

The costs is $22 for grades 2-7 and $27 for older campers. Additional family members cost $14 each. All enrolled will receive a Maroon football 2000 T-short. Pleases bring own water or sports drink to each camp session.

To register or receive more information, call Peoples at 723-6706 during the day or at 723-4755 in the evening. Campers may register right before the first camp session.

Hall leads Bonnies round

Veronica Hall fired a 41 Thursday morning at the Highland View Golf Course to win low gross honors at the Bonnie Highlanders ladies league.

Eileen Waugh placed second in the A Division with a 48 while Kathy Green edged Sheila O'Mara 35.0-35.1 to win low net.

Jo Ann Farrow chalked up a 46 to win low gross in the B Division, followed by Peggy Malony's 51. Pauline Nelson and Irma Koll both tallied 34.8 for low net, Ester Fawcett followed with a 35.2.

Sis Mehrens' 55 to win low gross in the C Division by a nail-biting two stokes over Erma Markovich. Mary Gail Fairchild's 32.1 bested Linda Williamson's 37.0 for low net.

In the D Division, Betty Brooks came in with a 59 to edge Joan Roche by two for low gross. Lou Sundberg careded a 33.9 for low net. Shirley Rossman was next at 38.8.

Cathy Peoples stuck her second shot 35 inches from the hole to win closest to on No. 5. Eileen Waugh was two inches away to win the prize on No. 8.

Esther Fawcett, Bev Clayton, Pauline Nelson, Kathy Lovell, Eileen Waugh, Rita Wilson and Betty Brooks all went home happy after recording chip ins.

Stratford's 34 leads men's league

Larry Stratford recorded a 1-under-par 34 on the front nine at the Highland View Golf Course to win low gross at Thursday night's (July 13) men's league.

Don Foley and Joe Little tied for second with 35s. Lee Montoya came in with a 36, followed by Tim Bosh and Corey Lacey at 37 and Kris “ Cliffy” Henningsen, Rich Henningsen and Kevin Huff at 38s.

Loren Hanni won low net honors with a 27.4. Also coming in with impressive net scores were Mark McGivern, Fred Rader, Tom Watson, Keith Wilson, Marty Foote, Tom Hart, Mike Cuchine, Kevin Butori, Mike McLaughlin, Bob Bolton, Tom Bunney, Frank Mischkot, Ted Weldon, Bill LeProwse, Aaron Holm, Dale Johns, Steve Fournier, Shawn O'Connor and Jeff Krysler.

Kevin Naugle, Mike Cushine and Mike McLaughlin all recorded closest-to-the-hole victoires, Marty Foote blasted the longest drive and Joe Little rolled in a 31-foot beauty for longest put.

Dee, Thompson top Anaconda field

ANACONDA — The team of Dwan Dee and Joan Thompson netted a score of 62 Wednesday night to lead the blind draw women's league at the Anaconda Country Club.

Alice Heaney and Debbie Noonan placed second at 69.

Rosemary Corrigan impressed her foursome by chipping in a shot on hole No. 2.

Hanley, Hecock top seniors

E.J. Hanley fired a 2-over 37 and Sandy Hecock shot a 47 to claim low gross in the men's and women's divisions, respectively, Tuesday during senior league at the Highland View Golf Course.

George Counter and Kay White both tallied 28s to win low net honors.

In the hole prizes, Cathy Peoples, Bill LeProwe, Bev Clayton, Sandy Hecock, Delsie Honey, Inez Barger and Lee Ann Richards all came away smiling. And, Darlene Towey, Flip Rand and Emmett Fogarty all knocked in long puts.

Net leaders follow:

First Flight — Rusty Smith 30, Owen Bush 30, Neil Anderson 31, Mert Riley 31, E.J. Hanley 32, Larry Romaril 32, Jack Crowley 33, Ron Fournier 33, Gus Janhunen 33, Ralph McCaughey.

Second Flight — Larry Crowley 31, Sam Smith 31, Ed Markovich 32, Jake McLeod 32, Hank Zigby 32, Harold Pizzola 32, Jak Devine 32, Wes Mavis 32.

Third Flight — Darrell Harding 30, Jerry Miller 31, Pat Gilboy 31, Joe Mahoney 32, George Thomas 32, George Burns 32, Florence Giovanini 32, Sharon Riley 32, Jack White 32.

Fourth Flight — George Counter 28, Ashley Leach 30, George Todd 30, Bill Richards 31, Angelo Petroni 31, Erma Markovich 32, Gene Dalasera 33.

Fifth Flight — Kay White 28, Shirley Trevena 31, Rita Wilson 31, Marg Mattix 31, Kay Tutty 31, Shirely Rossman 32, Thelma Hjelvik 32, Marie Kadillak 33.

Central girls' cage camp to start

The Butte Central girls' basketball program will put on a camp that will run Monday through Friday.

The camp will be run by Maroons head coach Brian Yelenich, Butte Central assistant coach Katie English and Montana Tech assistant women's basketball coach Meg Murphy.

Grades 1-4 will participate from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., while grades 5-8 will practice from 3-5:30 p.m.. The cost of the camp is $25. Phone Yelenich at 723-7562 for more information.

Dog Daze set for later this summer

The third annual Powerade Dog Daze 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held August 12-13 at the Butte Plaza Mall. Entry fees are $60 a team, including T-shirts. The round robin and bracket play guarantee at least four games with the round robin determining seeding for Sunday's tourney play.

Grade divisions are determined by the 2000-2001 school year. For more information, call Dick Garlish at 496-2061 during work hours, 782-7395 in evenings or by faxing East Middle School at 496-2070. You may also mail entries to Garlish at East Middle School, 2600 Grand Avenue, Butte, MT 59701.

Butte High football camp begins Monday

The Bulldog Football Camp will be held Monday through Thursday at Bulldog Memorial Stadium.

Participants in grades 4-8 will be in camp 9-11 a.m. daily and those in grades 9-12 will go 7-9 p.m. The cost is $30 per participant for the younger group, $35 for the older. Families with two or more campers will be charged $50. The fees include T-shirts, awards and soft drinks.

The camp will be directed by Butte High head football coach Steve Schulte with assistance from his staff and players and from guest coaches.

The Butte High football parents will put on a picnic at 1:30 p.m. on July 23 at Father Sheehan Park. The cost to attend is $1 per person. Pre-registration for the camp will be conducted at the picnic and will also be available July 24, half an hour before the camp starts.

Phone Schulte at 494-1194 or Jim Konen at 494-4769 for more information.

Boulder plans evening football camp

BOULDER — Jefferson High School head football coach Pat Murphy is holding a non-contact football camp from 5:30 to 8 p.m. this Monday through Thursday at the school's field for students entering grades 7-12 this fall.

Fundamentals will be the focus with an introduction to weight training, plyometrics and speed development included under the tutelage of Panther coaches and former players competing in college.

The cost is $30. That includes a T-shirt, drinks, a certificate and any awards for outstanding campers. The price rises to $35 the first day of the camp.

Players must have current medical insurance. For more information, call Murphy at (406) 225-9467 or the high school at (406) 225-3317.

Youth basketball camp slated

The Sheridan basketball camp for boys and girls entering grades K-8 this fall will be held August 7-10. Grades K-4 will meet from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. with the older kids meeting from 11to 1:30 p.m. The camp will be held at the elementary and high school gyms.

The cost is $35, including a T-shirt and basketball. The camp directors are boys coach Willie Thiebault and girls' coach Herman Gerving.

For more information, call Thiebault at home at 842-7488 or at the school, 842-5401 after July 16.

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