Submitted by George Hebert
Beaglers throughout the Carolinas met at Indian Beagle Club for the annual running of their Carolinas Championship.
Notes of thanks go out to Pete and Judy Proctor for hosting the event. Judy for serving breakfast and lunch. PURINA for feeding the hounds. Jerre Houck and Cy Fritz for judging and James Alley for field marshalling.
The female class had 38 entries with the following called back for second series:
Major Hill Miss Bessie and Chandler Hill Flaming Star
Lewis' Carolina Liz Zee and Major Hill Miss April
Major Hill Miss Adri and Sunshine Calypso
Sunshine Marietta and Four Bells Baroness
Raisin River Candy Girl and Sunshine Cordial.
After the completion of third series FIELD TRIAL was declared with the hounds finishing as they were called back. Congratualtins to owner Shirley Smith and handler Ben Smith on FC Major Hill Miss Bessie being the 2017 Carolinas Female Champion.
Saturday saw 18 males being entered with second series pairings as follows:
Close Call Connor and Indian Trail Lookout
Surefoot Samuel and Bub's A&P Dolittle
Logan Run Chaz and Carolina Mr Dillon
Bub's Black Hawk and Ken's Mr. Gus
Congratulations to Pete Proctor and former owner Ken Backus on FC Indian Trail Lookout
being the 2017 Carolinas Male Champion.
2017 Carolinas Female Champion FC Major Hill Miss Bessie owned by Shirley Smith, handled by Ben Smith and posed by George Hebert
Paul Smith accepting the trophy for the 2017 Carolinas Championship Qualifying Trial most consistent hound FC Bell Road Pete from George Hebert
|Entries:||18||Judges:||Cy Fritz & Jerre Houck||Starters:||18|
|1st||FC Indian Trail Lookout||Indian Trail Slim Jim||Settle Line Blue Sue||Pete Proctor||John Edwards||Owner|
|2nd||FC Close Call Connor||Dan Arts Mr James||Plains Olena||Ernest Williams Jr||Jennings Ford||Owner|
|3rd||FC Surefoot Samuel||Dan Arts Mr James||Surefoot Slyvia II||Ernest Williams Jr||Jud Ammons||Owner|
|4th||FC Bub"s A&P Dolittle||Indian Trail Medicine Man||Sunshine Cry Baby||James Alley and Pete Proctor||Pete Proctor||James Alley|
|5th||FC Logan Run Chaz||Indian Trail Medicine Man||Sunshine Cry Baby||Pete Proctor||Owner||Owner|
|Entries:||38||Judges:||Cy Fritz & Jerre Houck||Starters:||38|
|1st||FC Major Hill Miss Bessie||Indian Trail Lookout||Major Hill Miss Ugly||Shirley Smith||Owner||Ben Smith|
|2nd||Chandler Hill Flamimg Star||Lewis' Carolina Zee Zee Top||Raisin River Candy||John Hill & Don Quinn||Owners||John Hill|
|3rd||FC Lewis' Carolina Liz Zee||Lewis' Carolina Zee Zee Top||Timber Grove Beth Ann||Pete Proctor & Bill Lewis||Owners||Pete Proctor|
|4th||Major Hill Miss April||Close Call Colt Forty Five||Major Hill Miss Sally||Shirley Smith||Bob Connell||Ben Smith|
|5th||FC Major Hill Miss Adri||Indian Trail Lookout||Major Hill Miss Ugly||Shirley Smith||Owner||Ben Smith|