Local Angler Bobby Sharber won big in the 2019 Pickwick/Wilson Lake Big Bass Bash.
Sharber won $30,000 for the Biggest Bass in the tournament, an 8.26 pound monster.
Sharber, from Pulaski has been fishing for years and has been a regular on the regional tournament scene for a number of years.
Tennessee’s 2019 spring turkey season harvest is up 11 percent from the previous year, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports.
The total harvest for the 2019 season is 31,193. In 2018, the harvest fell below the 30,000-mark for the first time in 15 seasons. The 2019 harvest number is down 3 percent from the previous 5-year average.
Maury County was the top county with a harvest of 1,034, up 97 turkeys from the 2018 season. Dickson County was second with 837, followed by Greene 810, Giles 672, and Montgomery 638 for the top five.
Giles County had the sharpest increase with 164 more birds harvested this spring. Dickson County saw an increase of 142.
The Martin Methodist Aquatics program has announced its annual summer swimming lessons.
The lessons are primarily targeted towards the youth of Giles and surrounding counties, but are open to all ages.
The lessons span of two weeks, with the first round beginning June 3-6 and June 10-13. Additional lessons will be offered June 17-20 and June 24-27. Lessons are also available in the month of July.
Costs for the lessons are $70 per child for Martin Methodist Health Club members. Non members will pay a fee of $80 per child. Private lessons are available for $100 per child.
From The TSSAA Spring Fling…
The Summertown Boys Baseball Team lost twice to Greenback…5 to 4, and…10 to 2.
The Summertown lady Eagles Softball Team lost to Columbia Academy…5 to nothing.
Results from the TSSAA Spring Fling…
The Loretto Mustangs Baseball Team beat University High…10 to 1 to move on in the Spring Fling, then lost to Grace Christian-Franklin in the Class A State Elimination Game…7 to 2.
In the Class A Winner’s Bracket the Summertown Lady Eagles topped Sale Creek….10 to nothing to move on in the tourney.
A teacher and football coach at Summit High School was arrested on DUI charges Sunday in Marshall County.
Brian Coleman, 42, was arrested on DUI charges in Marshall County early Sunday morning.
Coleman, who teaches Bridge Math and is the head football coach at Summit, was arrested on charges of DUI, violation of implied consent and driving on a roadway lined for traffic.
Williamson County Schools said it was aware of the incident and looking into it.
Martin Methodist College saw members of its staff and faculty recognized Sunday night at the Southern States Athletic Conference Awards Banquet in Montgomery.
MMC Assistant Athletic Director Wade Neely was recognized as the league’s Sports Information Director of the Year.
Neely, a Pulaski native, is in his seventh season at MMC. Neely is a 2005 Giles County High School graduate and graduated with an Electronic Media Journalism degree from MTSU in 2009.
Dr. George Cheatham, Director of International Studies, Grants Coordinator and English Professor at MMC, was named to the league’s All-Faculty Team.
Ardmore’s Lee Hodges shot a seven-under par 281 over the weekend to finish 10th in the KC Golf Classic in Kansas City, Missouri.
It was Hodges’ best showing in his first season on the Web.com tour. He’s played in nine events and made five cuts. The $16,200 he received for 10th pushed his tour totals to $33,614.
Hodges played college golf at UAB and Alabama.