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Hemphill Wins Two Medals

This article originally appeared in the Tuscaloosa News on July 24, 2003.

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Racquetball player Robert Hemphill of Fosters won gold and silver medals at the Junior Olympic Racquetball championships on June 25-29.

The 7-year-old defeated Jeffry Locke of Portland, Ore., 11-5, 8-11, 11-4, to win the gold in the 8 and under multi-bounce division.

Hemphill lost to Zachery Pellowski of Eau Claire, Wis., 1-15, 15-14, 0-11 to take home the silver medal in the 8-and-under blue division.

In the multi-bounce division, Hemphill finished fifth and in the blue division, he finished sixth.