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Kim Atkins Tennis Tournament serves the fight against breast cancer

Here is the list of winners:

Men's Division I Winner

Rick Buckner and Tony Wright

1st Runner Up

Mitch Godwin and Mike Harrison

Men's Division II Winner

Zach Landy and Brian Smith

1st Runner Up

Dan Dawson and Doug Clack

Men's Division III Winner

Andrew Bell and Adam Holzmiller

1st Runner Up

Anthony Carter and John Mills

Men's Division IV Winner

Hank Suessmith and Sam Suessmith

1st Runner Up

Mickey Beck and Mark Gilmer

Women's Division I Winner 

Kerrie Hall and Melissa Antoine

1st Runner Up

Kathy Blake and Cyndi Grissom

Women's Division II Winner

Sandra de Irala and Carol Thompson

1st Runner Up

Victoria Amsberry and Candice Lee

Women's Division III Winner

Lisa Bilz and Diane Philliber

1st Runner Up

Kim Hinchey and Lisa McGee Morgan

Women's Division IV Winner

Denise Price and Kim Collins

1st Runner Up

Nicki Bailey and Robin Lunsford

Women's Division v Winner

Ginny Causey and Rachel Flow

1st Runner Up

Peggy Sue Lanier and April Switay

Mixed Doubles Division I Winner

Wanda Loggins and Quinn Blake

1st Runner Up

Scharlene Taylor and Greg Daubard

Mixed Doubles Division II Winner

Bret Grogan, Lori Treadwell

1st Runner Up

Becky Ellis, Brian Smith

Mixed Doubles Division III

Tied for 1st Place

Jennie Jones, Jim Martin

Tied for 1st Place

Judy Campbell, Jeff Budreau


50 Inch TV Raffle winner: John Mills

Tennis Ball Drop winner: Ray Ford


The eighth annual Kimberly Chance Atkins Foundation Tennis Tournament is slated for Saturday, and organizers say this year shows promise of the being the best year yet for the event.

Eighty teams have signed up this year to participate in Saturday's fundraiser, which raised $40,000 last year for mammography vouchers for uninsured and under-insured women through a partnership with Rockdale Medical Center, Rockdale County Health Department and Newton Medical Center.

"So far this has been the best year ever," said Foundation Executive Director Brenda Edwards. "We are going to have an excellent turnout, our sponsorships have been fantastic from the community and we are expecting a very exciting tournament."

Though team registration is closed, Edwards said sponsorships and raffles are still open to everyone. A 50" TV is up from grabs through a $10 raffle, and the ball drop is returning this year at noon on Saturday when a bucket truck will drop 250 marked balls on an open court. The closest to the target wins $1,000. Ball drop tickets are available online and during the event for $10. The "breast" friend $175 donation sponsorship is still available and provides one mammography voucher.

The tournament begins at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Rockdale Tennis Center on Parker Road and finals are slated for 1 p.m. Saturday. For more information about the tournament visit