Sideline: Harry Hall tourney; Hendrix players in Europe; honor for David Beck

Harry Hall Tournament returns to Nutters Chapel

 

The Harry T. Hall AIC Golf Tournament, which honors former players, coaches, officials and administrators from the old Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference, will be at The Greens at Nutters Chapel on Monday, June 12.

The four-person scramble is limited to the first 22 teams. Entry fee is $40 per player or &160 per team and includes lunch. Those who don’t want to play golf can purchase a lunch for $10.

Registration begins at 10 a.m. Lunch is at 11 a.m. and a shotgun start will be at noon.

Hole sponsorships are available for $100.

Entries and payment are due by Wednesday, June 7.

Further information can be obtained by Cliff Garrison, 501-733-2022 or garrison@hendrix.edu, or Vance Strange, 501-690-4341 or vstrange@msn.com.

Hendrix players continue careers in Europe

Former Hendrix College standouts Max Cassidy and Dayton Winn will continue their football careers by playing professionally in Europe. Cassidy has already started playing for the Marsburg Mercenaries of the the German Football League. Winn will start with the Copenhagen Towers of the National Ligaen in Denmark this week.

Cassidy, a center from Plano, Texas, helped the Mercenaries to a 16-10 victory over the Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns on Saturday. Cassidy was a three-time All-Southern Athletic Association Honorable Mention. He started all 41 games for the Warriors during his career. In 2016, Cassidy was a part of the offensive line that led the nation with 600 yards of total offense per game.

Winn, a running back from Pea Ridge, was a two-time AFCA All-America First Team running back. He was also a 2016 D3football.com All-America First Teamer and a two-time member of the AP Little All-America teams. He won the SAA Offensive Player of the Year in 2015 and 2016 and was an all-conference first team selection all four years.

Winn was a semifinalist for the Gagliardi Trophy in 2015 and 2016 and participated in the 2017 Dream Bowl. He recorded 5,009 yards rushing with 85 touchdowns, another 1,221 yards and 10 touchdowns receiving and finished with 8,296 all-purpose yards for his career.

Teammate and quarterback Seth Peters signed with the Kuopio Steelers of the Finnish 1st Division of American Football earlier in the year.

UO’s Beck gets all-conference honors

David Beck, an outfielder for the University of the Ozarks, received third-team honors from the American Midwest Conference.

Seven University of the Ozarks baseball players received All-Conference honors from the American Southwest Conference, it was announced Wednesday (May 10).

Beck, from St. Joseph High School,finished second on the team in RBI (26) and home runs (5). He finished among the team’s top-5 in hits (37), doubles (8), slugging percentage (.508), batting (.314), runs (19), total bases (60) and walks (17). He posted 10 multiple-hit games and drove in two or more runs eight times.

He homered and doubled while driving in five runs against Grinnell College. He had three hits against five different opponents. He finished his career as one of the top players in program history, ranking sixth in career batting (.357), third in career hits (187), second in career doubles (40), fourth in career triples (5), eighth in career RBI (94) and fourth in career total bases (261). His single-season rankings at Ozarks include batting average (.429 - 2nd), hits (57 - 7th) and doubles (18 - 2nd ). He is a four-time All-Conference performer and was an All-Region player his sophomore season.

 

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