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Former Redskins team up again
Recreation notes

Date published: 7/15/2005


Former Washington Redskins quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien will once again team up with wide receivers Gary Clark and Ricky Sanders. The trio will play in the Washington Flag Football Legends Showdown on July 24 in Landover, Md.

The Redskins alumni team will take on a similar unit from the Philadelphia Eagles.

Other Redskin players include George Starke, Ken Harvey, Dexter Manley, Brian Mitchell, Mark Moseley and Joe Washington.

Randall Cunningham and Andre Waters will suit up for the Eagles.

Tickets are $20. A family package that includes two kids and two adults is $60. For VIP tickets, which include premium seating plus admission to a pre-game party and post-game reception with players, the cost is $75.

For more information, visit flagfootballshowdown.com or call 703/534-4600, ext. 204 or ext. 217.

Hamm, Kerr golfing in Richmond

Spotsylvania County residents Chris Hamm and Richard Kerr are competing in the SunTrust State Open of Virginia which began yesterday and will end on Sunday.

The tournament is a 72-hole, stroke play event with the field limited to 168 golfers, 80 of which are amateurs, including Hamm and Kerr.

After 36 holes, the field will be cut to the low 75 players.

Spence Andrews of Glen Allen is the defending champion.

ABC affiliate WRIC-TV 8 in Richmond will broadcast the final two rounds.

Pierce shines in senior games

Lake of the Woods resident Joann Pierce finished fifth in the National Senior Games at the North Park Golf Course in Pittsburgh, Pa. June 14-16.

Joann is a past president of the LOW Ladies Golf Association and is the co-captain of the women's golf team at LOW.

At the senior games, she competed with 32 women from all over the country in the 60-64 year-old age group.

COPA-NOAH is back

The local National Organization for the Advancement of Hispanics is hosting the 11th COPA-NOAH soccer tournament tomorrow and Sunday at Pratt Park in Stafford County.

Twenty-four teams will be on hand, beginning at 9 a.m. tomorrow.

Reel in big bucks at Lake Anna

The "Reel in Big Bucks" contest will run through July 31 at Lake Anna in Spotsylvania County.

Twenty-five bass in Lake Anna have been tagged, and the person who catches the winning fish can enter to win $50,000.