The Sydney Kings defeated Drake University 95-62 this past Friday in an exhibition basketball game in Sydney, Australia.
Former Northern State men's basketball standout Kevin Ratzsch recorded six points and eight rebounds in 23 minutes of action for the Kings, who compete in the Australia-based National Basketball League. The NBL is considered one of the top leagues in the world.
It was Ratzsch's first game with the Kings and he arrived in Australia just one day prior to the game. The Kings' next preseason game will be against archrival Wollongong next Sunday.
Dakota Open is this weekend
There is still room for players for the 81st annual Dakota Open.
The tournament is Saturday and Sunday at Lee Park Golf Course and Moccasin Creek Country Club. All the information about the tournament can be found on the Dakota Open page at http://www.moccasincreekcc.com including rules, information, starting times and results.
Begeman claims first
Tim Begeman of Madison won his first SDGA senior championship on Sunday at Bakker Crossing Golf Course in Sioux Falls.
Begeman, who led by four strokes after Saturday's first round 68, finished the 36-hole championship at 4-over 146 to win by one stroke over Steve Pelzl of Aberdeen and Steve Dietrich of Sioux Falls.
See results in Scoreboard.
Aberdonian records fifth ace
Jim Busch of Aberdeen recorded a hole-in-one on Sunday, which is the fifth of this career.
Busch made the ace at Lee Park Golf Course. The hole-in-one happened on the par-3, 155 yard, No. 15 hole. Busch used a 21-degree rescue club and the ace was witnessed by Larry Hendrickson.
Webb wins Wyndham
The Raleigh native and former Wake Forest standout had an 18-under 262 total at Sedgefield Country Club.
George McNeill (64) was second, and Tommy Gainey (69) was third at 14 under in the final event before the PGA Tour playoffs.