Golf

MT. CARMEL—The Mt. Carmel Women’s golf club played “Beat the Pro” Wednesday.
The ladies who beat the pro with handicap were: Marilyn Broster, Judy Donahue, Lynda Deal, Ruth Ann Henager, Faye Rodgers and Karen Barker.

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MCLEANSBORO, Ill.—Mt. Carmel boys golf coach John White hopes his team was looking ahead to the 36-team, 36-hole Mattoon Invitational on Friday and Saturday.
Wednesday, his Aces lost to Hamilton County by six shots, in what White termed “a disappointing match.”
Only Bridger Kolb fired a sub-40 round for the Aces, with a 36. No one else was close.
The Foxes won with a team score of 159 to Mt. Carmel’s 165.
Evan Thread fired a 42, Nick Deisher a 43 and Blake Golden a 44 to count for the Aces. Blake Stipp and Dawson Brown both shot 46s.

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The Booster Club golf outing is tomorrow!
The fundraiser begins with lunch at noon Friday at the Shelter House. Golf begins at 1 p.m.
The tourney is a four-person scramble with handicap (men and women will play together).
The cost is $50 per person, or $200 per team. It’s $25 for students, MCHS coaches and administrators. Mulligans will be available for $5 per side. Drawings will also be held for other special gifts.
The winning team will receive four $25 gift certificates or four pair of tickets to all home football games.
You can register at the Golf Course.
Signup continues right up until event time.
Make checks payable to: MCHS Boosters.
If you can’t play golf, you can still support the Aces. For $20, you can join the group for lunch and be included in special drawings later.

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CHARLESTON, Ill. — That’s a wrap, folks.

Tyra Buss completed perhaps the most star-studded and record-setting athletic career in Mt. Carmel High School history Saturday at the IHSA Class 2A state track meet at Eastern Illinois University.

She went out by adding to her record parade and newsmaker ability all at once. She earned medals in three events at the state meet — all accomplished on a broken toe.

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MATTOON, Ill. — Tyra Buss has stretched her magnificent high school athletic career to the maximum. She won a IHSA Class 2A sectional championship in three events here Thursday and will advance to the state meet next week at Eastern Illinois University, her final appearance as a Mt. Carmel High School athlete.

Buss won titles in the 100-meter high hurdles, the 800 and the 300-low hurdles. She placed third in the triple jump, and though she missed qualifying there still managed to set a new school record with a leap of 33-feet 4 1/2-inches.

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