Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 3, 2005
ALLEN TO COMPETE IN ARCHERY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Dyanna Allen is competing in the 2005 IBO World Championship this week at Snowshoe Mountain in Snowshoe, W.Va.
Allen, a senior at Pelham High School, won the Alabama State IBO Championship in June. She took third overall in the Southern Triple Crown and third in the Midwest Classic in Bedford, Ind., in May (Youth Female division). She also competed at Bowmania at the Birmingham Civic Center deer show and placed second in the advanced women division.
HAMLIN SIGNS WITH BEVILL STATE
Thompson High School graduate Daniel Hamlin signed a scholarship to play baseball for coach Larry Langham at Bevill State Community College in Sumiton.
UM’S MEGGINSON HIRED AS SID AT
Chris Megginson, a current student assistant in the SID office, and soon-to-be a University of Montevallo graduate, has been named sports information director at Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tenn.
A native of Hueytown, Megginson will earn his degree in mass communication from UM at the end of the summer term in mid-August.
&uot;His wide range of experience he gained while working in the UM SID office made him an attractive candidate.&uot; said Jeff Bain, MMC’s director of athletics. &uot;Chris has the most experience in sports information as a student assistant that I’ve ever seen.&uot; Megginson officially began his duties there Aug. 1
BLAND SELECTED TO USA JUNIOR NATIONALS
Shelby County High School junior Leah Bland was invited to participate in the USA Junior Nationals Championship Sports Festival after her performance in the all-state high school basketball competition. Bland was invited to the festival held in late July in Columbus, Ohio.
RAY GUY KICKING CAMP WINNERS
Two high school kickers from Shelby County won the kicking and punting competitions at the Ray Guy Kicking Academy in Hattiesburg, Miss. Pelham junior Jordan Means won the kicking competition with a 60-yard field goal. Oak Mountain senior Ryan Shoemaker won the punting competition with an average of 48.6 yards per punt