Sports Briefs: Golf tournaments scheduled

Published 9:26 am Thursday, September 2, 2021

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Stogner Scholarship Golf Tournament

The Stogner Scholarship for Autism will hold its 15th and final golf tournament at Pudding Ridge on Sept. 17. The reason this small non-profit began was because of an amazing young man, Kaden Stogner. Kaden turns 18 this year. The tournament has raised over $400,00 and has awarded over 140 scholarships to children in need.

The cost is $75 per person/$300 per team for the captain’s choice. There will be two shotgun starts – 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Lunch for both shotgun starts will be between noon-2. For more information, send an email to

VFW Golf Tournament Sept. 11

The Joe H. King Memorial Golf Tournament, benefiting the VFW Post 8719, will be held Sept. 11 at Colin Creek in Mocksville. Sign-in will begin at 7:30 a.m., with a captain’s choice beginning at 8:30. Lunch will be served by Deano’s Barbecue. The entry fee is $240 per team or $60 per person, which includes lunch. For additional information, contact Ron Cox at 336-940-8540, Wee Brock at 336-998-3621 or Tom O’Brien at 336-940-8787.

Walker Playing College Golf

Samuel Walker of Advance has been named to the 2021-22 men’s golf roster for the Bob Jones University Bruins (Greenville, S.C.). Walker is a freshman majoring in Business Administration at BJU.

Varsity Soccer Drops Close Game

Davie’s varsity soccer team lost 1-0 in a home nonconference game against Surry Central on Aug. 23. The Golden Eagles evened their record at 1-1 after opening with a 9-0 loss to Watauga. Davie slipped to 0-1-1. The game was scoreless at halftime.