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Boys golf: District 5-5A tourney wraps up with Rider taking top spots

Boys golf: District 5-5A tourney wraps up with Rider taking top spots

In the second day of Tuesday's District 5-5A golf tournament, the Denton Broncos came up just one stroke short of advancing to regional tournament as both Wichita Falls Rider teams advanced. The Rider black team won the tournament with a collective score of 643, including a blazing Day 1 score of 311. Behind it was the gold team at 689. The Broncos finished a stroke behind the Raiders at 690, improving on their Day 1 total of 347 with a collective total of 343 on Day 2.

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Youth Golf: Local kid, Castro, to compete in event at Masters

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Jacob Castro is 9 years old, and his golf game may be better than yours. Castro, a Denton resident and fourth-grader at Evers Park Elementary, is on his way to Augusta, Georgia -- the site of the Masters -- to compete in the final of Sunday's USGA Drive, Chip & Putt Championship. The event will be broadcast live on the Golf Channel.

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Ray Sasser: Big bass part of Mexico’s lure

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What he doesn’t say is that he’s caught literally hundreds of Comedero 8- and 9-pounders. “When he catches a 7-pounder, he just unhooks it and slips it back into the lake with no fanfare,” said Texan Steve Alexander, who spent a day in Oldham’s boat. “He doesn’t even bother to weigh a fish that small.