Spring Garden senior lineman B.J. Turner is expected to ink with Faulkner University on Wednesday at 1 p.m.
Turner joins Piedmont’s Jamie Major (Samford) and Austin Bishop (Murray State) who are expected to sign Wednesday from the area.
The Bulldogs could also potentially have signees in Marquez Gamble, Dillon Terry, Laphonso Burroughs and Collin Bradley on Wednesday.
Crappie USA will return to Weiss Lake in Leesburg on March 9 for an angler tournament. Anglers will be fishing for a 7-fish limit of crappie, which could net them a check along with the opportunity to advance to the Cabela’s Crappie USA Classic Oct. 23-26 on Kentucky Lake in Paris, Tenn.
A pre-tournament seminar will be held March 8 at the FEMA Building located on 411 Industrial Blvd. in Leesburg. Sign up will begin at 5 p.m., with the meeting and a National Sponsor Field Test Product Drawing starting at 7 p.m. The seminar is open to the public.
The tournament weigh-in will be March 9 at the Leesburg Landing beginning at 3 p.m.
Entry fees in all qualifying tournaments are $100 per team in the Amateur Division and $200 in the Semi-Pro Division. There is an optional $10 (per team) Big Fish Pot. All participants must be a member of the American Crappie Association to fish in these events. American Crappie Association membership is $25 for adults and $10 for spouse and youth memberships.
For more information, visit the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce website at www.cherokeechamber.org. You can also visit Crappie USA’s website at www.crappieusa.com to learn how to register for the event.
A four-person scramble golf tournament will be held on March 23 to raise funds for the Cherokee County High School Golf team. The entry fee is $40 per person. Cash prizes will be awarded to at least the top 3 teams.
For more details, call the Cherokee County Country Club at 927-5070.
Speaking of golf, the monthly senior tournament will be held on Feb. 14 at the Cherokee County Country Club. If you are not familiar with these tournaments, Lafayette, Ga. hosts one the first Monday of each month. Centre has it the second Monday. Pine Hill in Anniston has the third Monday, and Stonebridge in Rome has the fourth Monday.
The two-person scramble tournaments are for the 50-and-over crowd. The cost is $30 per person, which includes tournament and lunch, and more than one flight. Start time is 10 a.m.