S&N Concrete takes commanding league lead

A 27.5-point week, on the heels of a 30.5-point performance last week, pushed S&N Concrete ahead of Carmel’s Sports Bar at the ACC Men’s League.

The 121.5 total points gave them a 9.5-point advantage on Carmel’s, who scored just 16.5 on Tuesday, with one week to play. Carmel’s held on to second place by half a point over ACC Pro Shop.

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Carmel’s Sports Bar maintains lead at ACC Men’s League

S&N Concrete had a valiant effort on Tuesday night, putting up a massive score of 30.5 points, but it wasn’t enough to surpass Carmel’s Sports Bar, who still hold the ACC Men’s League lead with 95.5 points through four weeks.

S&N sits in second place with 94, followed by ACC Pro Shop in third with 89.5 points after a 22.5 point week.

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Golfers finish Missoula, Bigfork tournaments to begin first season in Class B

The Copperheads are finding some big time competition in the Class B ranks early. Through the first two tournaments Anaconda’s boys¬†have been at the middle of the pack in the team field while the youth of the girls is showing in two last-place finishes. Still in shock of playing golf so much earlier than usual with the move to spring, the players have nowhere to look but up in the coming weeks as the sun has finally began to shine in Southwest Montana.

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Carmel’s Sports Bar fights off ACC Pro Shop in league championship

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Pat Huber, Jim “Bird” Solan, Sean Schulte, Jerry Arneson and Roger Walker of Carmel’s Sports Bar won the 2015 ACC Men’s League championship 22-18 over ACC Pro Shop. PHOTO COPYRIGHT CS PHOTO

The stage was set for two champions to clash Tuesday night at the Anaconda Country Club. Carmel’s Sports Bar, winners of the first half of the season, faced off against second-half champion ACC Pro Shop to decide the league.

In one of the closest battles of the night, Carmel’s Sports Bar stole the crown with a 21-19 victory. The two foursomes were both separated by just a single point.

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Thompson named ACC Club Champion after 17-year hiatus

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2015 ACC Men’s Club Champion Gary Thompson

BY JACKSON WAGNER

The year 1997 may have left a bad taste in Gary Thompson’s mouth. That was the last appearance he made in the Anaconda Country Club’s men’s championship. He had won four of the previous six tournaments, a club record at the time, and appeared to be on his way to a fifth.

But Wade Johnson interfered, taking the crown away from Thompson. The man who had dominated the tournament then disappeared, taking a 17 year break from becoming an ACC member and competing in the Club Championship. This year, he re-joined the club and has played the course on occasion. He was persuaded to join the 79-man field very late, becoming the last addition to the tournament roster. It’s a good thing he did.

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ACC Pro Shop completes comeback, takes home men’s league second half

As the Anaconda Country Club’s men’s league entered it’s final week, it was a two-horse race. KANA 580/CS Photo had led for the majority of the second half and looked poised bounce back from a near miss during the first half of the season. ACC Pro Shop lurked points behind, patiently waiting to pounce.

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Donahue keeps KANA 580 ahead entering final week of ACC League

Cory Donahue won the low gross honors yet again Tuesday night and helped keep KANA 580/CS Photo 2.5 points ahead at the ACC Men’s League with one week to play.

Donahue’s card was all 4’s as he shot a 1-over round of 36. KANA also received help from Cory and Chris Crawshaw, who earned 8 points each as the total climbed to 124.

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