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Peggy Pfaff puts the finishing touches on her final round Friday to win the Burningtree Women’s Club Championship. Thirty golfers competed in the 36-hole tournament.
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Peggy Pfaff puts the finishing touches on her final round Friday to win the Burningtree Women’s Club Championship. Thirty golfers competed in the 36-hole tournament.

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Pfaff wears Burningtree women’s club golf crown

From Staff Reports

Peggy Pfaff outshot 29 other golfers to claim the annual Burningtree Country Club Women’s Championship on Thursday and Friday.

Cindy Parrish was second and Debbie Rathbon, third.

Pfaff won medalist honors.

Michelle Hayes had the tourney’s low net score.

Other flight winners are:

First flight Gross

First: Deloris Teague; second: Pat Landers.

Net: Marilyn Herbert.

Second flight Gross

First: Linda Craig; second: Connie Gerlach.

Net: Geri Knable.

Senior championship

First: Maryanne Achenbach; second: Sharon Hughes.

Net: Jean Long

Close to pin: Maryanne Achenbach, No. 3; Michelle Hayes, No. 12.

Low putts: Joann Nelson

Baseball

  • Tryouts will be soon for the 11-and-under Clean Up Crew baseball team from Limestone County.

    For more information, contact James Stanford at 777-3932 or 771-0562.

    Basketball

  • Youth basketball teams will be taking registration Sept. 17 through Oct. 20 at the Aquadome Recreation Center in Decatur.

    Players are placed by their age Sept. 1.

    Age divisions are: Mixed girls and boys 5-6; boys 7-8; girls 7-9; boys 9-10; girls 10-12; boys 11-12; boys 13-14.

    All players must attend the skills evaluation on Oct. 20 at the Aquadome. Makesup evaluation is Oct. 22.

    For more information, contact David Wisdom at 341-4810 or dwisdom@ decatur-al.gov or Sean Dailey at 341-4834 or sdailey@decatur-al.gov.

  • Organizational meetings for adult basketball leagues are set for the Aquadome on Sept. 10.

    The morning league teams will meet at 9 a.m. and the men’s church and men’s industrial leagues will meet at 7:30 p.m.

    Entry fee is $425 per team by Oct. 1 and $475 from Oct. 1-8.

    The leagues feature a 12-game season and a single-elimination tournament.

    For more information, call David Wisdom at 341-4810 or email him at dwisdom@decatur-al.gov.

  • The Tennessee Valley Basketball Association is accepting teams for its fall season, which will features two divisions.

    The grade-school league is looking for teams from across North Alabama to participate. The past two years, the league has conducted more than 2,000 games.

    For more information, contact Dale Liles at 412-7407 or visit the league’s Web site at tennesseevalleybasketball.com.

    Hockey

  • Players and parents can register for the House League and Senior Open hockey competitions Sept. 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Point Mallard Ice Complex in Decatur.

    Highlights of the season will include a mid-season tournament, doubleheader weekend, end of season party and monthly newsletter.

    Jerseys and socks will be provided.

    For more information on fee schedules and age divisions, call 883-3689 or visit hahahockey.org.

    Running

  • The Red Bay Founders Fest 5-kilometer and 1-mile run and walk are set for Sept. 15 at 9 a.m.

    Entry fee begins at $10. The top three finishers in each division will receive an award. All runners will receive a T-shirt and refreshments.

    For more information, contact Chris Austin at 356-1162 or e-mail spacemountain@
    dixie-net.com.

    Soccer

  • The River City Raptors 97 Orange team won the 2007 under-11 Liberty Cup Soccerfest.

    The Raptors 97 gave up only one goal while defeating teams from Vestavia Hills, Briarwood and Laurel, Miss.

    Winning team members are Summer Bell, Krystyn Chambers, Sophie Johnson, Haley Knable, Lily Sherrill, Mary Charles Stewart, Chandler Turner, Alison Varner, Julia Wallace, Sutherlin Whitmer, Jocelyn Williams. Ken Knable is the head coach. Jeff Johnson is the assistant coach. Cindy Varner is team manager.

  • The River City Raptors girls soccer club of Decatur is looking for under-10 and under-12 players to fill out their fall rosters. If interested, please view the Web site at RCRaptors.com and contact club president Greg Zellner at 350-1516 or director of coaching Tommy Dailey at 654-4533.

    Softball

  • The Worth Club K softball will begin fastpitch pitching lessons in Huntsville in September.

    For more information, call (615) 641-5898. Volleyball

  • An organizational meeting for the co-ed volleyball league will be at the Aquadome Recreation Center on Sept. 10. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m.

    Entry fee is $200 per team by Oct. 5 and $250 before Oct. 12.

    The league features a 12-game season and a single-elimination tournament.

    For more information, contact Sean Dailey at 341-4834 or sdailey@decatur-al.gov.

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