Sunday, April 24, 2005
Aragon loses split decision
Billings pro boxer Ben Aragon lost a four-round bout by decision to Ottu Holifield Friday in Cicero, Ill., at Cicero Stadium.
Aragon weighs 160 pounds and is 4-2-1 with four knockouts. Holifield, from Chicago, is 4-0 with no knockouts.
Billings Kickoff Tournament
The Billings Softball Association will hold its 2005 Kickoff Tournament April 30-May 1 at Stewart Park.
Men's and women's upper, middle and lower divisions will be held. Out-of-town and out-of-state teams are welcome.
Entry fee is $140 per team with a three-game guarantee. Entry deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday, April 28.
To register, call 406-255-6760 (voice mail box) and leave your team name, division, name and number of team contact person.
Billings Junior U-14 Volleyball Club
The Billings Junior Volleyball Club U-14 team finished first in pool play at an AAU tournament in Gillette, Wyo., Saturday.
The team went 5-1 in pool play.
In the gold medal championship round, they were eliminated by Newcastle, Wyo., by the score of 25-18, 17-25, 15-8. The Billings U-14 team finished fifth out of 24 teams.
54th Joe Henley Memorial Trap Shoot
Billings Trap Club
Event No. 1, 100 (50 pair) Doubles Targets
Class A - Robert Kurtz, Cody, Wyo., 87.
Class B - Curt Parsons, Billings, 93.
Class C - Jack Potter, Cody, Wyo., 88.
Event No. 2, 100 16 Yard Targets
Class AA - Ed Sopher, Colstrip, 98; Roger Redland, Glendive, 98.
Class A - Dan Vogel, Ballantine, 99; Fred Scheid, Miles City, 99.
Class B - Curt Parsons, Billings, 94.
Class C - Shayne Hinz, Huntley, 94; Jason Redler, Billings, 94.
Event No. 3, 100 Handicap Targets
19-21 Yard - Graydon Snapp, Billings, 92.
22-24 Yard - Steve Christian, Billings, 96.
25-27 Yard - Ken Schmitz, Utica, 92.
Lady - Pat Banister, Wibaux, 81.
Junior - Shayne Hinz, Huntley, 90.
New Shooter - Bart Skinner, Billings, 71.
Veteran - Ed Sopher, Colstrip, 95.
Shooting will continue today at 10 a.m.
Boulder Arrowhead Pepsi 8, Heights National Stockman Bank 7
Riverside GM Petroleum 4, Heights National Valley Auto 3
Fireside - Gordon Dewey 207-238-259-704, Sportsman, Aerotronics, 207 avg.
Best Ball - Gross: Earl Gohn-Barry Martin 70; Rick Sayre-Kim Carlson 73; Dave Malek-Lloyd Connard 74. Net: Jance Varela-Duane Hansen 50; Roger Long-Dan Ruff 62; Cary Norling-Rick Sayre 62.
Point par - BIll Hein-Russ Hein +11, Joe Zieske-John Marshall +11, Bill Hein-Mike Naglich +10, Bob Baldner-Doug Satchell +9.
Best Ball - Gross: Lance Egan-Fred Gunville 68; Lance Egan-Bill Royer 70. Net: Steve Costley-Marty Derrig 61; Greg MacDonald-Marty Derrig 62; Mike McCarthy-Marty Derrig 62; Todd Wilson-Andy Lazlo 62; Mark Sorlie-Andy Lozlo 62.