Durham golfers do well in CGA four-ball tournament
Durham golfers John Wagner and Peter Heath combined to shoot an even-par 72 at the Hasentree Club to earn a share of fourth place in a one-day CGA Four-Ball Tournament on March 30 in Southern Pines. Tommy Garnett and Shawn Will of Wake County won the event with a 69.
Durham’s John McCallie and Steve Barnett carded a 73 to get second place in the Men’s B Flight. Other teams in the B Flight included: Joseph Gucker of Durham and Russell Walker of Chapel Hill (75) in a tie for fifth; Durham’s Stephen McDevitt and Clay Thomas (81) in 12th; Bill McGee and Jones Pollard (83) in 15th; and Tyler Eudy and Scott Mount-Campbell (84) in 16th.
Blazing sisters earn scholar honors in field hockey
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Two Durham Academy alumnae – Lauren and Robin Blazing – have been named as 2014 Gladiator by SGI / NFHCA Scholars of Distinction by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
The award recognizes college field hockey players with a cumulative GPA of 3.90 or higher through the first semester of the 2014-15 academic year.
Lauren Blazing, a senior goalie at Duke, was named a Scholar of Distinction for the third consecutive season. Her sister Robin is a junior forward/midfielder at Duke and a cultural anthropology and political science major; she received the NFHCA accolade for the first time.
13th annual Girls on the Run 5K is set for Saturday
The 13th Annual Girls on the Run Spring 5K Fun Run will start at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 11, at the American Tobacco Campus in downtown Durham.
This 5K, part of a growing national movement that fosters confidence in girls through athletics, will be the first road race for about 800 girls enrolled in the GOTR’s spring program. But it’s open to males and females of all ages and abilities.
Upwards of 2,000 runners are expected to enter.
You can register online at www.gotr5krun.com. Race day registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
Warren reaches the top of DA’s tennis ladder
Justin Warren became Durham Academy’s all-time leader in boys tennis singles on March 31 with his 6-0, 6-0 victory over Ravenscroft’s Cole Hudson. Warren has 111 victories.
Teammate Jason Lapidus became the school’s fifth player to reach 100 career wins on March 28.
Warren is expected to play at Connecticut next while Lapidus, the son of former Duke coach Jay Lapidus, is expected to play at Duke.
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