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The Sideline: Golf and a Guy-Perkins fundraiser

Posted: June 27, 2014 - 7:02pm

Angles drops singles match in Palmer Cup

WALTON-ON-THE-HILL, Engalnd — University of Central Arkansas’ Pep Angles dropped his singles match on Friday in the Palmer Cup, falling 3 and 1 to Ollie Schniederjans of the United States.

The European team and USA team are tied at 10 points apiece heading into the final round of singles play, which begins at 9 a.m. Saturday. The U.S. leads the all-time Palmer Cup series 9-7-1.

Schniederjans, who plays at Georgia Tech, pushed Team USA ahead with the win over Angles. The two halved the first hole before Schniederjans won the next three to build a lead he would not relinquish. Angles was able to cut the lead to 2-down on four occasions but conceded No. 17 to end the match.

Angles, a junior from Barcelona, Spain, is on the eight-man European team, taking on the eight-man USA team in the Ryder Cup-like competition between collegiate golfers. He is a two-time Southland Conference Player and Student-Athlete of the Year who has represented UCA in the past two NCAA Regionals, in Fayetteville and Columbia, Mo.

Angles will face USC’s Rico Hoey in the final pairing of the day on Saturday.

Cloe wins division

Carter Cloe, a member of Conway High’s golf team, won the 16-18 age bracket and was overall in the boys division in the Burns Park Junior Stroke tournament at North Little Rock.

His 2 day score was 72-73-145.

Guy officials say poster solicitations legit

Damon Teas, assistant principal at Guy-Perkins High School, says he has authorized All-American Sports Posters to produce athletic posters for the school as a fundraiser.

Teas said All-American Sports Posters will be contacting local businesses and he urges them to consider support.

He said many businesses solicit by telephone and that the company is registered with the Idaho Attorney General and has been authorize to conduct campaign on behalf of Guy-Perkins. He said no other company other than All-American Sports Posters has been authorized to represent Guy-Perkins and any requests for funds should be questioned.

Questions can be directed to Teas, 501-679-3507.

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