Horseshoes Tavern League Aug. 1 Results: Fox Run def. Sandbar 14-2, Liner def. Eagles 12-4, Frog Hop def. Bateman 10-6, Brown Hut def. Charlies 10-6. High ringers: Roger Hargrave 42, Todd Sheehan 42, Dick Pagenkopf 32, Jeff Kunz 30. Standings: Liner 128-64, Fox Run 119-73, Brown Hut 104-88, Frog Hop 103-89, Eagles 91-101, Bateman 91-101, Charlies 77-115, Sandbar 55-137. Augusta Area League Week 13 High Ringers: Ronald Wiese 29, Jerald Olson 27, Scott Bertrang 24, Rick Boullion 23, Dick
Fuzzy Thurston, the only man to play on six NFL championship teams, announces his retirement from the Green Bay Packers at the age of 33. The Altoona product, who was named an All-Pro guard in 1961 and 1962, says he will concentrate on his new business of steakhouses in Appleton, Menasha and Manitowoc. His long-range plans include another in Eau Claire. Also 50 years ago this month, Mickey Mantle, who has 11 home runs this season and a fourth-best 529 for his career, is named to the AL All-
Horseshoes Tavern League July 25 Results: Eagles def. Sandbar 10-6, Brown Hut def. Bateman 9-7, Frog Hop def. Charlies 9-7, Liner tied Fox Run 8-8. High ringers: Roger Hargrave 41, Todd Sheehan 38, Randy Luedtke 35, Dick Pagenkopf 34, Jimmy Gwiazdon 34, Dave Stone 34, Cathy Albrecht 33, John Reiter 31, Dan Nelson 30. Standings: Liner 116-60, Fox Run 105-71, Brown Hut 94-82, Frog Hop 93-83, Eagles 87-89, Bateman 85-91, Charlies 71-105, Sandbar 53-123. Augusta Area League Standings Barrel
Thomas Longbella heads to the final day of the Wisconsin State Amateur Championship one shot back at Minocqua Country Club. The Chippewa Falls native and University of Minnesota golfer shot a 4-under 68 on Wednesday and is at 9 under for the tournament, one shot back of Marquette’s Hunter Eichhorn. Longbella bounced back after shooting a 1-over 73 on Tuesday. He had seven birdies on the day, but had trouble on 16 and 18 for the second straight day to slip out of the lead going
Chippewa Falls native Thomas Longbella shot a 1-over 73 on Tuesday and sits in second place after two rounds at the Wisconsin State Amateur Championships at Minocqua Country Club. The University of Minnesota golfer had two eagles on the day, but a double bogey on 16 and a bogey on 18 cost him the lead. After opening with a 66 on Monday, he is at 5-under for the tournament, two shots back of Marquette standout Hunter Eichhorn, who had the low round Tuesday with a 68. Memorial and UW-Eau
Chippewa Falls McDonell grad Thomas Longbella shot a 6-under 66 Monday to grab a share of the first-round lead at the Wisconsin State Amateur Championship at Minocqua Country Club. The University of Minnesota junior-to-be had just one bogey in his round and had five birdies on the front 9 to share the lead with Middleton’s Johnny Decker. Former Memorial and UW-Eau Claire golfer Ryan Isaacson shot a bogey-free 67 and was one back. Defending champ Matt Tolan, an Eau Claire North product,
Horseshoes Tavern League July 18 Results: Fox Run def. Bateman 11-5, Frog Hop def. Sandbar 11-5, Eagles tied Charlies 8-8, Liner tied Brown Hut 8-8. High ringers: Randy Luedtke 41, Jimmy Gwiazdon 40, Tom Machnik 36, Randy Barnes 36, Josh Welke 35, Dick Pagenkopf 34, Roger Hargrave 33, Moose Steinmetz 32, John Reiter 32, Cathy Albrecht 30, Jeff Kunz 30. Standings: Liner 108-52, Fox Run 97-63, Brown Hunt 85-73, Frog Hop 84-76, Bateman 78-82, Eagles 77-83, Charlies 64-76, Sandbar 47-113.
Horseshoes Tavern League July 11 Results: Liner def. Charlies 12-4, Fox Run def. Eagles Club 9-7, Bateman def. Sandbar 9-7; Brown Hut tied Frog Hop 8-8. High Ringers: Jimmy Gwiazdon 41, Dick Pagenkopf 40, Norm Falch 39, Randy Luedtke 35, Kevin Patterson 35, Angie Hazen 32, Gary Olson 31, Cat Abrecht 30, Jeff Reetz 30. Standings: Liner 100-44, Fox Run 86-58, Brown Hut 77-67, Frog Hop 73-71, Bateman 73-71, Eagles 69-75, Charlies 56-88, Sandbar 42-102. Golf Hallie Tuesday Morning Women July
Water Street Mile Top Finishers 1. Matt Cooper, Green Bay, 4:15.4; 2. Patrick Treacy, Fall Creek, 4:32.5; 3. David Ecker, Eau Claire, 4:33.4; 4. Mike Fifield, Oconto Falls, 4:33.9; 5. Mike Friedman, 4:34.2; 6. Isaac Bohaty, Cornell, 4:34.7; 7. Nathan Jackson, Eau Claire, 4:35.3; 8. Connor Dolan, Eau Claire,4:37.3; 9. Daniel Bessler, 4:37.8; 10. Chad Couser, 4:41.0; 11. Matt Lancour, 4:42.4; 12. David Rosenlund, 4:44.1; 13. Nick Wagner, Eau Claire,4:44.1; 14. Riley Huffmam, Eagan, Mn., 4:44.2;
Matt Cooper enjoyed his time back with his UW-Eau Claire alumni buddies. So much that he cruised to runaway victory in Saturday morning’s Water Street Mile. The 2016 Blugolds graduate led almost all the way and threatened the course record, winning in 4 minutes, 15.4 seconds — 17.1 seconds ahead of runner-up Patrick Treacy, who set the course standard at 4:14 minutes flat two years ago. “This is an awesome feeling,” said the 24-year-old Green Bay resident.