SPORTS SHORTS: Marshalltown man aces Elmwood’s 6th
Dennis Drager of Marshalltown scored a hole-in-one at Elmwood Country Club on Sunday, acing the 173-yard sixth hole.
Witnesses to the shot were Craig Ragland, Kurt Polley and Denny Cahill.
Bobcats’ Quarterback Club begins soon
The Marshalltown High School athletic department will be hosting the year’s first Quarterback Club on Aug. 30 at noon at the Best Western.
The fall season’s first luncheon event will feature Bobcat boys’ golf coach Lucas Johnson and first-year head football coach Aaron Shipley.
Iowa/ISU men’s hoops gets national TV
AMES – This winter’s meeting between the Iowa and Iowa State men’s basketball teams will be seen by a national television audience.
The Hawkeyes and Cyclones square off Dec. 13 at Hilton Coliseum. The 8:30 p.m. contest will be broadcast live on ESPNU.
Score of 35 wins ELGA mixer/scramble
The team of Julie Lillibridge, Jacki Bolar, Judy Price and Andrea Nixon took first place in the Elmwood Ladies Golf Association’s Joe August Mixer/Scramble on July 16 at Elmwood Country Club.
The group’s score of 35 was one shot better than the three-way tie for second place that followed. Teams scoring 36 in the runner-up spot were: Deb Oetker, Peg Kelly, Lea Husak, DeAnne Knaack and Teresa Paul; Heidi Mann, Share Miriovsky, Estelle Perkins and Marie Watt; and Terri Craft, Deb Tharp, Kathy Cox and Nona Eaton.
Central College offering safety seminar
PELLA – The Central College athletic training staff and the Pella Community Ambulance staff are teaming up to promote safety for high school football athletes.
The group is scheduled to present three hour-long seminars on “Emergency Procedures for Care of the High School Football Athlete” from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Wednesday night in the Exercise Science Building and H.S. Kuyper Fieldhouse on the Central College campus.
The seminars will cover many issues including concussions, heat illnesses and spine injuries. The sessions are free for National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) members and current, state-licensed emergency care providers (EMR, EMT, AEMT and paramedic). Cost for others is $15, and registration will be from 6-6:30 p.m. in the Exercise Science Building lobby.