High School Sports

2 Columbus golfers win state titles at Georgia high school championships

Huge alligator slinks across Florida air force base’s golf course

A “monster” alligator was seen wandering across a golf course on the MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida on August 31. Local media reported that the gator had been previously seen in the area and had been nicknamed ‘Elvis’.
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A “monster” alligator was seen wandering across a golf course on the MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida on August 31. Local media reported that the gator had been previously seen in the area and had been nicknamed ‘Elvis’.

The Georgia High School Association Class AAAA boys and girls golf state championships were played in Columbus on Monday and Tuesday, and hometown favorites from the same school won the individual titles.

Columbus High School junior Madeleine Krueger won the two-round girls tournament by one stroke at Maple Ridge Golf Club with a 3-over 147 (74-73).

Columbus senior Jonathan Parker won the two-round boys tournament by one stroke at the Country Club of Columbus with a 4-under 138 (66-72).

A “monster” alligator was seen wandering across a golf course on the MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida on August 31. Local media reported that the gator had been previously seen in the area and had been nicknamed ‘Elvis’.

Ledger-Enquirer staff writer Mark Rice covers education and other issues related to youth. He also writes feature stories about any compelling topic. He has been reporting in Columbus and the Chattahoochee Valley for more than a quarter-century. He welcomes your local news tips and questions.

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