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The Insider: Big Cup Challenge set for Eagle Creek Aug. 28

Eagle Creek Golf Club in Willmar is hosting a Big Cup Challenge starting at 5 p.m. Aug. 28. The Back 9 three-person scramble plays eight holes with an eight-inch diameter cup, twice the standard size. On No. 16, a short par 3, there will be nine ...

Eagle Creek Golf Club in Willmar is hosting a Big Cup Challenge starting at 5 p.m. Aug. 28.
The Back 9 three-person scramble plays eight holes with an eight-inch diameter cup, twice the standard size. On No. 16, a short par 3, there will be nine standard-size cups spread over the green with each entrant playing own ball with a chance to enter to win $500 in clubhouse credit for an ace.
The three-person scramble will use the best two of three scores. Open to men and women, members ($15) and non-members ($35). Call 235-1166 to register.
Cardinals tennis, girls soccer open today, swimming Friday
Fall sports are underway today at Willmar.
The girls tennis team has a triangular with the Cardinals playing Hutchinson at 9 a.m. and New London-Spicer at 1 p.m., after the Wildcats match up with the Tigers.
The girls soccer team debuts at the Kennedy pitch playing St. Cloud Cathedral at 2 p.m.
On Friday, the girls swimming and diving team hosts its invitational with diving at 1 p.m. and swimming events starting 4 p.m. Guests are Bemidji, Melrose Area, Minnewaska, Montevideo, Morris Area, Sauk Centre and St. Cloud Tech.
Hauser wins Hawk
Creek championship
Zach Hauser is Hawk Creek Country Club’s 2014 champion.
Hauser shot 111 Saturday to edge Brady Madsen by a stroke. Dean Schroeder was third at 113.
Jeff Slagter won the A Flight, Gene Dragt won the B Flight, Jim Pettis is the Senior champ and Baillee Hauser won the Women’s championship.
Kingery Klassic set for Aug. 30 at New London
The ninth annual Kingery Klassic three-person scramble is set for Aug. 30 at the Little Crow Country Club. The event honors former LCCC staffer and Atwater native Doug Kingery.
The Saturday event has a 2:30 p.m. start and a $150 entry fee, which includes dinner and prizes. Minimum team handicap is 35. Phone 354-2296 to register.
Lynx’s Moore named Western Conference Player of the Month
The WNBA today named Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore its Western Conference Player of the Month for the month of August.
This is the third Western Conference Player of the Month award for Moore this season, second consecutive and fifth in the past six.

- Reuters/Staff reports

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