Sports Briefs and Calendar

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GOLF

JHGA to elect officers Jan. 26

The Juniper Hill Golf Association will meet Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. to elect officers for 2013.

The meeting will take place in the clubhouse, and all members are urged to attend.

BASKETBALL

Knights of Columbus hosting

free throw competition Jan. 27

The 2013 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition will be held Jan. 27 in the Good Shepherd Elementary School Gym. This competition is open to boys and girls ages 10 to 14 as of Jan. 1, 2013 and will be separated for boys and girls of every age. Proof of age is requested.

The event is free and prizes are awarded. Registration begins at 2 p.m., and the competition starts at 2:30. Winners advance to district competition. For more information, call Alan Hamilton at 695-7290.

DODGEBALL

WeWannaPlay tourney is Sunday

The third annual WeWannaPlay Dodgeball Bash will be Sunday, Jan. 20 at the Western Hills High School gym.

The tournament will have a round-robin format, and all teams are guaranteed three games.

The entry fee is $60 per team. There will be six players per team with a maximum of eight players. Prizes will be awarded to the first and second place teams and the best-dressed team.

Early sign-in will be from 1:15-2 p.m., Jan. 20 with games to begin at 2.

Please submit your team name and captain to these email contacts – Jeff Howard (Jhoward306@gmail.com), Melissa Payne (Melissa.Payne77@yahoo.com) or the website www.WEWANNAPLAY.org.

Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.

WeWannaPlay, Inc. is a 501 (C) 3 non-profit organization whose mission is to make sure every student-athlete who wishes to participate in middle or high school varsity sports has that opportunity and is not held back by the escalating costs of participation fees.

All funds raised are used locally in sponsorships of qualifying student athletes in organized sports at Frankfort, Franklin County and Western Hills high schools.

Sports calendar

TODAY

Boys basketball

7:30 p.m. – Tates Creek at Franklin Co. (Froggy 104.9 FM)

Girls basketball

Frankfort vs. Model at Sayre, All “A” Region

Men’s college basketball

7 p.m. – NC State at Maryland (ESPN2)

9 p.m. – West Virginia at Iowa State (ESPN2)

NBA

8 p.m. – Houston at Dallas (ESPN)

10:30 p.m. – Miami at Golden State (ESPN)

Tennis

11 p.m. – Australian Open (ESPN2)

3 a.m. – Australian Open (ESPN2)

THURSDAY

Girls basketball

7:30 p.m. – Western Hills at East Jessamine

7:30 p.m. – Franklin Co. at Owen Co.

Men’s college basketball

7:30 p.m. – Kentucky State at Morehouse

Golf

3 p.m. – PGA: Humana Challenge (Golf)

4 a.m. – European Tour: Abu Dhabi Championship (Golf)

Men’s college basketball

7 p.m. – Michigan at Minnesota (ESPN)

7 p.m. – Florida at Texas A&M (ESPN2)

9 p.m. – Georgia Tech at Duke (ESPN)

9 p.m. – South Florida at Rutgers (ESPN2)

NBA

8 p.m. – LA Clippers at Minnesota (TNT)

10:30 p.m. – Miami at

LA Lakers (TNT)

Tennis

11 p.m. – Australian Open (ESPN2)

3 a.m. – Australian Open (ESPN2)

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