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July 5, 2021 ' ~ The Star ‘ ' Page 9 SPORTS ‘f ‘ Got to kno when to H o Matt Glasner, left, strategically attacked the No. 9 green last Sunday afternoon in the annual Poplar Golf Tournament at Rolla Coun- try Club. The two-day event wrapped up with a torrid race to the finish line. Glasner was partnered with Tom Bertsch and Rick Brugge- man. The team rocketed up the standingsfrom 20th on day one all the way second place on day two and finished third overall. Twenty-eight teams vie 'for'topprizes in annualrevent Atorrid stretch of four holes and an on-par per- formance from one team member propelled the team of J alen Pfeifer, Travis Holum and Brandon Elick to Poplar Tournament championship. The annual three-man event started its final roundin the rain. Intermittent showers continued for a few hours before the sun broke through. The Pfeifer-Holum—Elick team also broke through midway through their round with a torrid stretch of golf in the event’s second day format in which players receive points for scores ranging The tall and theishorit of i ‘ from ahigh Ofeight for an eagle to ahalf_poimfor I e There’s plenty of baseball action in the area this summer fea- a double bogey_ Those points are added together . turlng players of all ages and suzes. Above: Connor Beck throws for one total on each hole ' . out a runner from his second baSe position in Rolla’s 5-4 loss to Starting on hole nine and running through No_ > Bottineau last week. Rolla is scheduled to play at home again 12, the winning team racked up 33 points. The V ' if this Wednesday against Cando. Below: With his eyes firmly on biggest boost came on hole three, a difficult par 5 ' ' the ball, Bronx Peterson gears up to try and hit a homerun. The with Sunday’s traditional slippery pin placement. I Highlights of. the big run included two birdies followed by a chip-in for par and then Holum’s 5chip—in for eagle on hole No. 3 as well as two birdies during the stretch. Meanwhile, Pfeifer birdied three of the four holes and added a par. Holum came through for the team with his best— ever score on the Rolla course, shooting an even par 72. He went birdie-birdie-par-eagle during a four-hole stretch. The 8-handicapper racked up a minimum of two points each holewhile Pfeifer made his own mark firing a 78 on Sunday. The team vaulted to the top of the leaderboard, winning day two by a stunning nine strokes over the the runners-up. Their 16.5-under score came on a day when only seven of the event’s 28 teams were under par. ' . . One of those teams took second overall. Kurt Keplin, Mitch Laducer and Bugs Frederick rose from eighth-place on day one to runner up after Sunday’s effort. The team was third best .on the final 18 which was enough to jump up the leader- .board. Third place overall went to the team of Rick ‘Bruggeman, Tom Bertsch and Matt Glasner. A sparkling day two effort lifted the squad up from 20th to the bronze—medal spot. The trio had'the . second-best score on Sunday, shooting seven— peewee team also hosted Bottineau on Tuesday, part of a full day of baseball between the two teams. under Par- ‘ Faced with over-hangin branches ad an rupill cip to a downhill pin, Katlin Poplar Svingen went aggressiVe on hole No. 9.on day two of the Poplar Tournament at Rolla (Continued on Page 10) Country CIUb. what to do if you ind (a fawn As the start of summer brings their mothers. Mother deer still spend more opportunities to enjoy the great most of the day away from their outdoors, there is a distinct possibil- fawns.whi1e they forage for food. ity of encountering white-tailed Fawns lie still in brush or grass, fawns. keeping quiet until their mothers re- In almost every case, the fawn is turn, but now they have the speed doing exactly what it should. In the and agility to run from danger. first few weeks of life, fawns stay “If you come across a fawn lying quiet and hidden while their mothers still and quiet and you don’t see mom look for food nearby. Their spotted around, that’s a good sign,” said coats and low scent are their best de- Amanda Kamps, DNR Wildlife fenses in the first few weeks of life. Health Conservation Specialist. While fawns can walk from birth, “That fawn is doing exactly what it’s they need a few more Weeks to grow supposed to do to keep safe.” fast enough to keep up with their Fawns have very specialized diets mothers and avoid predators. By the Fourth of July, most fawns Fawn are on the move alongside or nearby (Continued on Page 11)