Bright sunshine greeted the 88 players who showed up to play in Sunday’s (July 26) Fifth Annual Hotchkiss Football 18-Hole Golf Scramble at Devil’s Thumb Golf Club in Delta. There were 22 teams on the scoreboard with players from as far away as Texas participating in the tournament.
Sunday’s tournament had scores ranging from the winning 58 to an 81.
The winning team consisted of Kory Mills, Dave Mills, Bodie Blowers and Bo Dewberry.
Hotchkiss High School head football coach, Curtis Hintz, was pleased with the turnout for the tournament and expressed gratitude for the continued support the Hotchkiss community has shown over the five years of the tournament’s existence.
Hintz thanked the Devil’s Thumb staff for its support and work in helping with the tournament. Coach Hintz also acknowledged the sponsors who offered items for the raffle and made the tournament a success for the Hotchkiss High School football program. Hintz’s list of sponsors is a lengthy one and includes the following businesses, organizations and people: Bolinger and Queen, WH Power Solutions, Mesa Fitness Powerlifting, Pagone Family, Sullivan Land and Cattle, Steve Harper Law Office, Ledesma Office, Loud Organix, Lasting Impressions, BSN Sports, Aspen Golf Club, Homestead Meats, Cedaredge Foodtown, Taylor Family, BNB Energy Services, Yost Family Dentistry, Matus Painting, Hotchkiss Automotive, Pieper Family, North End Chiropractic, Weekender Sports, Vegetation Management West, Uriah Shaffer Family, KC Kettle Corn, Needle Rock Realty and the Shoemaker Family.