Locals Jimmy Sawyer and Fred Cooper recently led their team to the Arkansas Senior State Tennis Championship which was held at Burns Park Tennis Center in North Little Rock. Their team defeated Fayetteville 3-0, 2-1, and 3-0.
This is the 5th year in a row that Sawyer and Cooper have been part of a state championship team. Next stop for the senior team will be Columbus, Georgia for the United States Sectional Championships which will involve 9 southern states. Other team members are Lynn Stewart(Fayetteville), Baylor Guy(Pine Bluff), Bill Bodie(Little Rock), Bob Worthington(Little Rock), and Skip King(England).