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    FOUR - Heppner Gazette-Times, Heppner, Oregon Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Mustang Golf teams start
season off with wins
The Heppner Mustang
Golf teams started their
season off with wins at
the Echo Hill Invitational
last week. The girls’ team
won the title by shooting
a 444 on the day and the
boys fired a 361 to take the
team win. Other schools
that participated were En-
terprise, Cove, Wallowa-
Joseph, Echo-Stanfield,
Grant Union, Hermiston JV
and Pendleton JV. It was a
very cloudy, cool day and
the players also had to deal
with a light rainfall for parts
of their rounds.
Sophie Grant took first
place medalist honors on
the girls’ side by shooting
an 86 on the day and she
won by six strokes. Claire
Grieb was next for the Mus-
tangs with a 117 and Ni-
cole Propheter shot a 119.
Caitlyn Scrivner recorded
a 122 and Madison Combe
followed with a 123.
On the boys’ side of
things, Logan Grieb led the
team with an 84 and was the
first place medalist for the
tournament. Dan Bretsch
finished with an 87 and was
the third place medalist.
Kellen Grant followed with
a 92 and Jake Lindsay fired
a 98. Reno Ferguson was
next with a score of 100.
The Mustang JV boys’
team scored a 431 on the
day. Logan Burright led
Bob Jepsen bench installed at golf course
Left to Right: Ralph Walker, Suzanne Jepsen, Dave Gunderson and Earl Fishburn helped
dedicate the new bench in honor of Suzanne’s late husband, Bob Jepsen, on the sixth hole
at the golf course. Photo by David Sykes
Nicole Prophetor teeing-off
the charge by shooting a
97. Casey Fletcher was
next with a 103 and Ca-
son Mitchell fired a 104.
Charles Cason had a 123
and Wyatt McNary shot a
The scores for all of
the Mustang golfers weren’t
that bad considering the
lack of practice time they
have been able to have due
to some adverse weath-
er conditions so far this
If you are needing
a break on the sixth hole at
Willow Creek Golf Course,
you will find a new bench
there, installed in honor of
the late Bob Jepsen.
Jepsen was an avid
spring. It was also the first golfer, says his wife Su-
match of the season and the zanne, Heppner, who was
cool and rainy conditions
made it hard to score well
in Echo. As the weather gets
better and the temperature
goes up, the golfers scores
will surely come down.
It was standing
Coaches Greg Grant
and Matt Scrivner are ex- room only at the three-act
cited about this group of theatre production of “A
talented players and are Rose in Bloom” performed
expecting some good things on March 16 at St. Pat-
out of both teams this year. rick Parish Hall. The play,
which was also performed
March 12 at the Ione Com-
munity School, was writ-
third-Dave Pranger/John ten and directed by Father
Edmundson; KP #4-13, Gerry Condon, assisted by
Rod Wilson, 14’6”; KP #7- Sheridan Tarnasky.
16, Josh Coiner, 8’1”.
Donations were
The next event will earmarked for Asher ’s
be on March 26. Dave Army. Asher Schonbachler,
Gunderson, Duane Disque, the young son of Eric and
and Ron Bowman will be Rachel Schonbachler, Hep-
hosts. All members are pner, is fighting a rare neu-
reminded of the green sand- rological disorder.
ing project on March 31,
Scene 1 was at a
April 1, and April 2.
restaurant, scene 2 at a park
and scene 3 at the hill of
Tara. Cast of the play, which
dealt with apprehending
a pornographer, included
Earth Day, and what better Ann Morter, who played
way for Oregonians to get Rose, who was in law en-
outside and celebrate the forcement, but posing as
natural world than by tak- a nun; Barney Lindsay,
ing family and friends out Bill Kuhn and Brian Koll-
for a day of fishing,” said man-Heppner, government
Mike Gauvin, ODFW rec- agents; Beth Dickenson,
reational fishing manager. waitress, who had been vic-
While licenses are timized; Dan Van Schoiack,
waived during free fishing mayor; Joe, Leanne, Cori
days, all other regulations Jo and Ryan Lindsay, festi-
and regular closures still val singers; Larry Lutcher,
on hand for the dedication
Monday. “This was one
of Bob’s favorite spots,”
Suzanne said of the gold
course. “He loved to golf
and I can picture him sit-
ting here waiting to tee off
and enjoying the view,”
she said. “He spent a lot of
time here and this means
so much to our family,” she
said in appreciation of the
new bench.
Ralph and Sally
Walker, Peggy and Earl
Fishburn and David
Gunderson helped arrange
the donations, pick out ma-
terials and install the bench.
‘A Rose in Bloom’ draws crowd
at St. Patrick’s performance
WCCC releases men’s play results
The opening day of
mens’ play at Willow Creek
Country Club was held on
Sunday March 19 th . There
were 28 men participating
on sunny cool morning.
Committee members want
to thank Erin Mason for
providing certificates for
a round of golf at Indian
Creek Country Club.
Prizes were given
for the KP events.
Results of the day
are as follows: Low Gross:
first-Erin Mason/Rod Wil-
son; second-Ron Bowman/
Blair Edwards; third-Kelly
Fox/Jerry Gentry; Low
Net: Josh Coiner/Marty
Brannon, second- John
McCabe/Jimmy Fichter;
ODFW announces free fishing days
April 22-23
Anglers and
would-be anglers can enjoy
a weekend of free fishing on
April 22 and 23. On these
two days, Oregonians and
visitors can fish, crab and
clam for free anywhere in
Oregon without a license,
tag or endorsement.
This free fishing
weekend – as well as to two
other free fishing holidays
Nov. 25 and 26 and Dec.
31 – Jan. 1, 2018 -- is in
addition to the traditional
free fishing weekend on
June 3-4. These additional
free fishing days are thanks
to a 2015 law passed by the
Oregon Legislature allow-
ing the Fish and Wildlife
Commission to set up to
eight days of free fishing
every year.
“April 22 is also
Above: Father Ger-
ry Condon and the
cast of ‘A Rose in
Bloom.’ Right: Fa-
ther Gerry Condon
(right) and Dan Van
Schoiack, actor in
the play
senior clown; An-
drew Lindsay, ju-
nior clown; Nicole
Coe, young woman whose
boyfriend was battling ad-
diction; Debra Gutierrez-
Ione and Janet Greenup-
Heppner, poor woman;
Rick Drake, drunk; Bill
Monagle, husband; Rita
Van Schoiack, wife; Joe
Lindsay, Louie; Cam Swee-
ney, Fintan; Josh Coiner,
The produc-
tion staff included: Kim
Cutsforth, set, Lois Connor,
curtain, Jerry Gentry, cur-
tain install, Judie Laughlin,
posters, Janet Greenup, pro-
grams and props, Martha
Munkers, costumes, Ashley
Lindsay, advertising, Joe
and Leanne Lindsay family,
music, and Kathy Fullmer,
script copies. Ashley, Cathy
and Adam McCabe assisted
with the Ione production.
St. William and St.
Patrick Altar Society pro-
vided desserts.
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about aging and Alzheimer’s.