The Lakeside Panther Athletic Association has scheduled its annual fund-raiser golf tournament for Monday at West Lake Country Club. Lunch will be at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon. The entry fee is $400 per team for the Lauderdale-format event. Hole sponsorship is $100. For more information contact John Smith at860-9308 or Harry Revell at 722-0768.
The Greenbrier High School Athletic Boosters will hold a silent auction Feb 1 to serve as a fund-raiser for the school's baseball program. The Booster club is seeking sponsors that are willing to donate items to benefit the auction. Money raised will be used to purchase equipment. Greenbrier's baseball team and band will sponsor the silent auction and spaghetti supper. The supper is from 4 to 8 p.m., and the cost is $4 for adults and $3 for children. The silent auction will be from 6 to 8 p.m. VISA, MasterCard and American Express will be accepted at the auction. For more information, call Greenbrier High School at 650-6040.
Greater Augusta Swimming member Bennett Yort finished as the high-point runner-up in the 8-and-under boys age group at the Sawyer's Classic Swim Meet, which was last weekend at the Chatham County Aquatic Center in Savannah. The Columbia County resident won the 25-yard backstroke (:22.86), 50-yard breast stroke (:46.81), 25-yard backstroke (:19.68), and the 25-yard butterfly (:19.00). Yort finished second in the 50-yard freestyle (:38.37) and the 100-yard individual medley (1:33.84) and placed third in both the 25-yard freestyle (:17.19) and 100 yard freestyle (1:26.30) events.
Columbia County's John Richards also fared well at the meet. In the 11-12 boys' age group, he won the 50- and 100-yard breast stroke events (:34.32/1:15.59) and was third in the 50-yard butterfly (:32.08).
The TST 6x6 Popsicle Toes Tournament will be Saturday 25 at Citizen's Park in Aiken. Divisions include Men's Open, and Boys and Girls in three age groups - high school, Under-14 and Under-12. The cost is $125 per team, and guarantees three matches for all teams entered. Champions will receive individual awards. Deadline to register is Wednesday. For more information contact TST Soccer at email@example.com, or call 706-294-5033.
Because of incomplete information submitted to The Columbia County News-Times, a photo in the Wednesday edition of the News- Times did not list Matt Easley as a member of the Columbia County Dixie Boys all-star baseball team. Easley also received a championship ring for helping the Dixie Boys win the World Series last summer.
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