LO­CAL COUNTY ROUNDUP

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Rep­re­sent­ing Cov­ing­ton was first place fin­isher Brant­ley Prof­fitt.

Other first place win­ners were El­iz­a­beth Couch (Lake Oconee), Ni­cholas Foreten­berry (Au­gusta), Shon­tavi­ous Banks(Elberton), ChrisS­moakBrown (Au­gusta) and Han­nah

Smith (Grayson/Lo­ganville).

Sec­ond place fin­ish­ers were Ja­son Weaver (Au­gusta), Chantel Wells (Au­gusta), Estf­ban Ul­loa (Grayson/Lo­ganville), Raquel Cranston (Grayson/ Lo­ganville), Diantrav­ius Hub­bard (Lake Oconee) and Rachel Ni­cole Wells (Ea­ton­ton).

The state tour­na­ment will be held in Val­dosta fea­tur­ing con­tes­tants from 16 states. The win­ners will then ad­vance to Spring­field, Mass. with the over­all cham­pion at­tend­ing the Elks Na­tional Con­ven­tion.

GOLF Oaks Course host­ing Frozen Ball Tour­na­ment

The 2008 Frozen Ball Tour­na­ment will be held at 10 a.m. (shot­gun start) on Satur­day at the Oaks Golf Course.

The for­mat is two-player best ball. The cost is $65 per player. (Oaks Course mem­bers re­ceive a dis­count on en­try fee.)

There will be gross and net prizes, in­clud­ing clos­est to the pin con­tests.

For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing this an­nual event, con­tact the Oaks Course Golf Shop at (770) 786-3801 or visit the Web site at www.gol­foaks. com.

BAS­KET­BALL East­side Alumni Game

The East­side High bas­ket­ball pro­gram is un­der­go­ing a search for all for­mer boys and girls play­ers, in­clud­ing head coaches, as­sis­tant coaches, man­agers, cheer­lead­ers and mas­cots, to com­pete in the fall 2008 Alumni Bas­ket­ball Game.

For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion about this event, con­tact East­side coach Ro­chone Dil­li­gard at (770) 784-2920 or send email to Dil­li­gard.ro­chone@ new­ton.k12.ga.us.

KARATE U.M.A.S. Kick-a-thon to be held Satur­day

A Kick-a-thon for St. Jude Chil­dren’s Re­search Hospi­tal is be­ing held Satur­day at all three lo­cal Jim Fuller U.M.A.S. Karate lo­ca­tions in the Cony­ers, Cov­ing­ton and Litho­nia area.

All U.M.A.S. Karate stu­dents will be col­lect­ing do­na­tions for the event. Fuller will also do­nate a por­tion of all sales and make a do­na­tion for each new stu­dent who joins the school that day.

By par­tic­i­pat­ing in this event, in­di­vid­u­als will help raise funds for chil­dren in the world who are stricken with dis­eases like can­cer, AIDS and Sick Cell Ane­mia.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call Jim Fuller at (770) 385-8106 or visit the Web site at www. umaskarate. com or www. stjude.org.

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