March 2005

Night moves: Disc golfers will play at any hour  Mar 27, 2005 Around 12:45 a.m., after almost two hours of disc golfing in a light snow on the Montana State University campus, Paul Fitzsimon was ready for more ... For them, and a good portion of disc golf's enthusiasts, the game can be most fun and most creative at night, when the dark removes interferences and allows them to play where a game takes them ... Fitzsimon, a California native, has been disc golfing at night on MSU's campus since he arrived in the fall of 1995. (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)

What is this national obsession with cell phones?  Mar 25, 2005 So instead of complaining about the possibility of not having a student tailgating area, why not find out if and when the disc golf field is paved, how much of a possibility there is that it would be open to students for tailgating. And if not, start a petition or something to push it to be for students. (The East Carolinian, NC)

Website sets up play dates -- for grownups  Mar 24, 2005 The site matches recreational athletes in more than 90 sports, from basketball and flag football to disc golf and Wallyball. Players -- including athletes with disabilities -- post their profiles, listing sports of interest and their athletic skill. (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)

Recreational opportunities generate national attention  Mar 23, 2005 The eight recreation sites on campus include: Lied Recreation Athletic Center, Beyer Hall, Forker Building, State Gym, Maple-Willow-Larch Recreation Field, Southeast Recreation Field, Towers Recreation Field and the Disc Golf Course. Another thing that helped Iowa State place high was the 46 sports clubs on campus, which range from badminton to weightlifting. (Iowa State Daily, IA)

On deck in local sports  Mar 23, 2005 Bust out your discs -- Toss some discs at the Alaska Disc Golf Association's Spring Fling Tournament on Saturday at Kincaid Park. Players meeting is at 10:30 a.m. for two rounds of disc golf. (Anchorage Daily News)

Arts & Entertainment  Mar 22, 2005 Ice Bowl disc golf tournament kicks off in Fairmont this weekend to benefit Soup Opera. The annual Ice Bowl, sponsored by the Fairmont Disc Golf Group, will be teeing off this Saturday at 10 a.m. This charity tournament runs $20 per player and benefits the Fairmont Soup Opera. (The Daily Athenaeum, WV)

Ultimate Frisbee goes indoors  Mar 18, 2005 Stableford, an avid disc golf player from Fredericksburg, was recruited to play in the league by Boyd. "It's totally different from disc golf," Stableford said. (Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star, VA)

Green takes over parks department  Mar 16, 2005 The same goes for disc golf. She has plans to set up at least a 6-hole course, but with the weather, she's had a slow start to getting it done. (Williamstown Grant County News, KY)

Our views in brief  Mar 15, 2005 The $8,750 course includes 18 tee boxes and 18 disc golf baskets ... Disc golf, played using Frisbees, is played worldwide and has its own professional league, the Professional Disc Golf Association. (Fresno Bee -- Opinion)

Please do not send me e-mails asking if there is a test in class tomorrow.  Mar 10, 2005 I guess when the university paves over the disc golf field it will also be the end of the student tailgating field for football. Odds are it will become a Pirate Club lot, so really, what traditions do we have left. (The East Carolinian, NC)

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