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Taylor makes double eagle

Jim Taylor recorded a double eagle on the par-5 first hole at Pebble Creek Country Club. The shot was witnessed by Chuck Smyth, Ray Powell and Chris Cohen.

Masters Swimmers place in fitness challenge

Two local Master's of Brazos swimmers placed in the annual February Fitness Challenge sponsored by United States Masters Swimming.

Judy Wagner placed third nationally by swimming 35 miles in February. Jane Cobos swam 22 miles to place eighth. Both swimmers competed in the women's 60- to 64-year-old division.

Swimmers earn spots on Ladder of Success

Seven members of the Aggie Swim Club were named to the prestigious Ladder of Success for the 2005-06 short-course season by Gulf Swimming.

Earning the honor were Shelby Beverly, Jack Burley, Jonathan Jackson, Sean O'Shea, Maria Sommer, Jaron Wagner and Melissa Williams. The Ladder of Success honors the five fastest swimmers (male and female) in each race for the entire year in Southeast Texas.

Beverly was fifth in the 10 & under girls 50-yard freestyle with a time of 27.93. Wagner was fifth in the 10 & under boys 100 freestyle (1:01.08), fourth in the 200 freestyle (2:11.54) and fourth in the 100 backstroke (1:09.70).

Williams was fifth in the 11-12 girls 1650 freestyle (19:35.04) and Burley was fifth in the 13-14 boys 50 freestyle (23.12).

Sommer was fourth in the 15-16 girls 50 yard freestyle with a time of 24.56. O'Shea was second in the 15-16 boys 100 breaststroke (1:00.22).

Jackson was second in the 15-16 boys 50 freestyle (21.50), second in the 100 freestyle (46.09) and second in the 100 backstroke (52.18).

4-H shooters fare well at Madison County event

The Brazos County 4-H Sportsman's Club senior shooters attended the Madison County Big Bang on April 9 in Madisonville.

Ian Love took fifth in skeet and fourth in trap, and Colby Sechelski was third in skeet and fifth in 5-stand. Brett Court took fourth in skeet and fourth in 5-stand, and Tyler Heilman finished third in trap.


Registration for the Brazos Valley 18-and-older summer season is April 29 from 10 a.m. to noon at Travis Park on Carson Street in Bryan.

The league is open to all players ages 18 and older. Individual hitting and fielding evaluations will be conducted in the morning, followed by an exhibition game at 2 p.m.

For more information, visit or send e-mail inquiries to

The annual Brenham Baseball Camp is scheduled for June 12-16 at Brenham High. There are three sessions: basic camp, pitching camp and advanced camp.

The basic camp is for players ages 8 to 12 and is from 9 a.m. to noon daily. Cost is $130.

The pitching camp is for all ages and is Monday through Thursday from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Cost is $40.

The advanced camp is for players ages 13 to 18 and is Monday through Thursday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $75.

For more information, call 979-836-3437.


Final applications are being evaluated for The Ten Star All Star Summer Basketball Camp.

Boys and girls ages 10 to 19 are eligible. The camp is by invitation only.

The camp will be held in Commerce. For a free brochure, call 704-373-0873.


The Hearne Connection Football Camp will be June 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The camp will be held at Wood Field and is open to any student from sixth through eighth grade. Cost is $10 per player.

For more information or to register, call Chip Baker at 936-499-5945.


The Brazos Ladies Golf Association has a playday every Tuesday. Tee times are from 8 to 8:30 a.m., and all ladies are welcome. For more information, call the Bryan Golf Course at 823-0125.


The Texas A&M Rodeo Club is sponsoring its Intercollegiate Rodeo on Friday and Saturday with performances starting at 7:30 p.m. The rodeo will be held at the Burleson County Fairgrounds in Caldwell.

Riders from 15 colleges across the southern region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association will compete. There will be two sections of bull riding on Friday with the championship round on Saturday.

Advance tickets are $6 and are available at Cavender's and OK's Quick Stop in Caldwell. Cost is $8 at the gate or $6 with a student ID.


Blinn College intramurals is hosting a 5K fun run on the Bryan campus on Friday at 12:15 p.m.

Registration is free and open to the public. To register, contact Steven Powell at 979-209-7293 or by e-mail at The first 25 participants to register will get a free Blinn intramurals T-shirt.


The Aggieland Summer Volleyball League (ASVL) is holding registration for the 2006 season.

The ASVL includes three divisions - Division I is for varsity and JV, Division II is for JV and freshman and Division III is for junior high.

Matches will be held at Bryan High or Sam Rayburn Middle School. Division II and III will play on Tuesdays while Division I will play on Thursdays. The regular season runs from June 6-22. The league championships will be held on June 24.

Each team is guaranteed at least eight matches. Cost is $50 per player. Deadline to register is May 5.

For more information and registration forms, go to or call Wally Simpson at 979-696-0611.


The Texas A&M Strength & Conditioning Camp will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays beginning May 31. The camp ends June 23.

The camp is directed by the Texas A&M strength and conditioning staff and is designed to develop a foundation in speed, agility, power, strength, conditioning and flexibility.

The camp is open to boys and girls from grades seven to 12. Cost is $250.

For more information, visit and click on the sports camp link. You can also contact Monty Gibson at 458-3609 or by e-mail at

Wolf Pen Bowling

High Games, High Series, Splits

Celebrity Ladies (April 10)

Carolyn Berry 181; Willie Ann Luza 213, 506; Loretta Emola 184-188, 529; Mary Onslott 221-187, 587; Lou Ann Homeyer 206, 529; Rene Pitts 192.

Faculty Staff (April 10)

Fowden Maxwell 223; Bob Kern 236; Jason Rusilowski 214; Winfield Scott 239.

Monday Seniors (April 10)

Gabrille Joiner 4-6-7; Jack Worbington 3-10; Ray Lewis 3-10; Jim Joiner 161, 439; Mel Wood 205, 558; Fowden Maxwell 201, 524; Betty Carter 179, 490; Jane Fuller 179, 468; Jere Lemmer 164, 445; Merl Smith 211, 509.

Moonliters (April 12)

Henry Williams 202; Tim Williams 204; Anthony Ruffino 202; Dean Tartt 258-234, 622; Al Scott 246-232, 632; Gary Sharp 211; Maurice Jackson 211; Darrell Francis 230-221, 626; John Rios 246-202, 615; Jason Benson 222-214, 622; Jack Lemmon 204; Louis Hartmann 216; Tommy Hanson 202; Robert Pottberg 202; Gary Wagner 202; Manuel Lopez 222, David Lopez 220; Ace Almanza 219; Mark Kessler 209; Kevin Dube 203; Gordon Wilhelm 214; Mike Greig 200; Jeremy Talk 238.

Wolf Pen Seniors (April 12)

Louis Hartmann 244-202-201, 647; Mel Wood 243, 669; Jim Joiner 199; Fowden Maxwell 195, 560; David Brooks 504; Lois Russell 176, 480, 3-10; Janetta Marriott 173, 5-8-10; Carol Ward 171; Jere Lemmer 171, 489; Mable Rek 480; Mary Green 3-10; Joyce Fuller 3-10, 9-10; Bob Schlechte 4-5-7; George Geronime 3-10; Jack Worbington 5-7, 3-10.

Texas A&M Senior Golf League

Results from April 10 - 2-man best ball

Closest to the Pin: No. 4 - Dean Duncan; No. 7 - Dean Duncan; No. 11 - Gene Smith; No. 14 - Herman Wilson.

Low score - 70, team of Lloyd Hosner and Bill Fuller.

Brazos Women's Golf Association

Results from Interclub tournament on April 10 at Bryan Municipal Golf Course

First Flight - low gross, Darlene Arkell, 78; low net, Nancy Keoun, 66; low putts, Ava Spell, 30.

Second flight - low gross, Joyce Perkins, 95; low net, Janie Cox, 75; low putts, Virginia Blaha, 32.

Third flight - low gross, Sharon Timmons, 93; low net, Martha Zennert, 72; low putts, Polly Niles, 32.

Fourth flight - low gross, Alberta Anderson, 104; low net, Barbara May, 73; low putts, Charlene Smith, 35.


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