Latanna Stone from Riverview, Florida is the third round leader of the Optimist Junior Women’s Golf Championships at PGA National Resort in Palm Beach, Fla. Her score of 213 (71-70-72) is six strokes better than Isabel Amezcua from New Braunfels, Tex., 219 (70-74-75) and Catherine Caudill from Clarksville, Tennessee with a 219 (73-71-75). The field will be cut to 40 and ties for the fourth and final round on Wednesday. The cutline was at 234.
Franklin High School golfer Courtney Cervellin shot a third-round 84 and had a score of 254. She is the only area golfer in the tournament.
Football colleges/universities at all-time high
The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) reported Tuesday that four new college football teams will take the field for the first time this season, increasing the number of schools among all NCAA divisions, the NAIA and independents offering football to 777, an all-time high.
Since 1978 when the NCAA changed its method for tracking attendance figures, the number of schools playing NCAA football (FBS, FCS, DII and DII) has steadily increased by 184 schools from 484 in 1978 to a record high of 668 in 2016, or an average increase of 4.8 schools per year. With the addition of the NAIA and independent schools playing football and the schools across all levels of play who have announced the addition of programs in the coming years, the number of colleges and universities now offering football has been increased to the all-time high, 777.
Beginning intercollegiate play this fall will be Dean…
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