Golf

Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ golf coach Brandon Bierstedt lost a lot to graduation last season. “We lost four starters who graduated,” Bierstedt said. “But I still think we can be competitive.” Players who were in the lineup last season and contributed include returning seniors...
Shawnee Community College plans to host the annual Saints Challenge golf tournament Friday, Sept. 8, at the Union County Country Club course in Anna. Proceeds will benefit the college’s athletic department. The four-person, 18-hole scramble is scheduled to have a 1 p.m. shotgun start.  Lunch will...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School has released its fall sports schedules. The A-J boys’ golf team is scheduled to open the fall season by hosting the A-J Invitational on Monday, Aug. 21. The A-J girls’ golf team begins its season at Notre Dame High School in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, Aug. 22....
Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
A junior PGA golf tournament was played at the Union County Country Club course in Anna Tuesday, July 18. Two teams from the Union County Country Club and two teams from Kimberland Country Club in Jackson, Mo., competed in the tournament. The accompanying pictures feature some of the action from...
Coaches for fall and winter sports athletic teams were hired for the 2017-2018 academic year at a May 15 regular meeting of the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School District No. 81 Board of Education. The board took the following actions, as reported in minutes from the meeting: Amy Fitzgerald-...
In the first row are, from left, Hailley’s mother, Rhonda Abernathy; Hailley Abernathy; and Hailley’s father, Scott Abernathy. In the second row are A-JCHS golf coach Brandon Bierstedt and A-JCHS athletic director Rick Livesay.
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School student athlete Hailley Abernathy has signed a national letter of intent to play golf at McKendree University in Lebanon. She plans to major in exercise science with a minor in athletic training. In the first row are, from left, Hailley’s mother, Rhonda...
Young people are invited to attend a free junior golf program which is set during June at the Union County Country Club in Anna. The program runs June 13-19. The program will be taught by PGA professional Brandon Bierstedt. A four-day program is planned Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, June 13-15,...
Young people are invited to attend a free junior golf program which is set during June at the Union County Country Club in Anna. The program is set to start June 13 and runs through June 19. The program will be taught by PGA professional Brandon Bierstedt. A four-day program is planned Tuesday,...
Larry Hill of Anna had a hole-in-one while playing golf March 9 at the Union County Country Club in Anna. Hill aced the 100-yard No. 15 hole using a pitching wedge. The shot was witnessed by his wife, Jean Hill.
Permit stickers are available for Anna residents who want to use golf carts for transportation in the Union County community. The Anna City Council recently approved an ordinance allowing for the use of golf carts on municipal streets. Jonesboro has allowed the use of golf carts on city streets for...

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