Panthers place sixth in golf tournament
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Ferrum College's golf team finished sixth in the USA South Athletic Conference tournament which completed three days of competition Sunday at Benvenue Country Club.
The Panthers finished with a 54-hole total 965 (329-309-327).
LaGrange (Ga.) College (312-297-307), which is in its second year as a conference member, captured its first league championship in the sport with a 916, four shots better than multi-time USA South and NCAA Division III national champion Methodist (N.C.) University (318-296-306), which fired a 920.
Cory Howard (77-71-73, 221) of LaGrange won the individual championship by two strokes over Chris Freeman (73-76-74, 223) of North Carolina Wesleyan College.
Chug for the Jug 5K is set for Saturday
SONTAG -- The 2014 Franklin Community Bank Chug for the Jug 5K will be contested in Rocky Mount, Saturday, April 19.
The race is staged by the Franklin County Department of Parks and Recreation and begins and ends at the Farmers' Market in downtown Rocky Mount.
The event includes the Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital Health Walk and the Haywood Jewelers Kids' Fun Run.
The fun run is free and is for ages 12 and younger.
The fun run begins at 7:30 a.m., the 5K and the health walk take the starter's gun at 8 a.m.