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Today's Sports

  • Hot start leads Sunbright past...

    By JASON PERRY
    MORGAN COUNTY NEWS

    The Sunbright Lady Tigers put up a six-run first inning on the Midway Lady Waves on the way to a 10-3 District 3A softball win Monday night at Midway.

    Thanks to some big hits from the Lady Tigers and errors from Midway, Sunbright was able to quickly score six runs in the top of the first.

    The Lady Waves’ hurler Aubrie May fell behind early walking Ashlin Trent and allowing a single from Callie Jo Smith. Wild pitches enabled the runners to score making it 2-0.

  • Lady Jackets fall in high...

    BY MELISSA COLEY
    MORGAN COUNTY NEWS

    Harriman traveled to Coalfield for their second match-up of the season and once again the bats were hot as the Lady Devils defeated the Lady Jackets by a final score of 18-12.

    Coalfield took an early lead as Makenzy Morgan reached on an error and scored off another error before Harriman pitcher Autumn Phillips got Lindsay Maston out on strikes for the third out.

  • Big first inning leads Lady ’...

    The Wartburg Lady Bulldogs scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning during last week’s District 3A contest with Sunbright. Those runs proved to be the difference as the Lady Bulldogs defeated the Lady Tigers, 4-1.

    Wartburg opened the contest with four consecutive singles from Jacey Gouge, Alexis Harrison, Allie Aytes and Taylin Griffith. All but Griffith would score as the Lady Bulldogs grabbed an early 3-0 lead.

    Wartburg managed just three hits the rest of the day.

  • Jackets sweep Bulldogs in close...

    The District 3A showdown between Coalfield and Wartburg was expected to be close and it was, but after two days and 14 innings, the Yellow Jackets swept a pair of games from their county rival.

    The Jackets won at home last Monday, 7-6, and they followed with a 2-1 victory at Wartburg on Tuesday.

    Game One

    Wartburg out hit Coalfield 11-9, but the Jackets came up with one more run on the scoreboard.

    The Bulldogs scored first when Jeremiah Davis drove in Caleb Constant with a single in the top of the first inning.

  • Lady Tigers beat Oneida, 11-6

    The Sunbright Lady Tigers scored seven runs in the first two innings and added four more over the next three last Wednesday in picking up an 11-6 victory over visiting Oneida.

    Sunbright scored three runs in the first inning with the aid of only one hit, a Callie Jo Smith single. A pitch hit Hannah Shannon while Ashlin Trent, Lindsey Brown and Grace Daniel all received free passes in the frame.

  • Wartburg pounds out 12 hits in...

    The Wartburg Bulldogs scored in six straight innings Thursday evening and the result was a 12-2 win in Huntsville over Scott High.

    Four pitchers took the hill for Wartburg with Patrick Lester picking up the win.

    Offensively, Wartburg pounded out 12 hits with Colby Justes (2-3, 2 RBIs, 3 runs), Caleb McCarty (2-4, 1 RBI, 2 runs), Andrew McPeters (3-5, 3 RBIs), Jeremiah Davis (2-4, 1 RBI) and Ian Elrod (2-3, 1 RBI, 2 runs) all having multiple hits.

  • Eagles drop two at Oneida

    The Oakdale Eagles had their chances, but couldn’t come up with enough timely hits as Darren Norris’ squad was swept in a doubleheader at Oneida.

    The Eagles dropped game one of the twin bill, 9-2, before falling 5-3 in game two.

    Game One

    A loss of control on the mound was the difference in game one as Oakdale pitchers walked a total of nine batters in the third and fourth innings. The Indians scored all of their nine runs in the third and fourth innings.

  • Wartburg takes two from Oneida

    Caleb Constant’s no hitter last Tuesday preceded a dramatic comeback 24 hours earlier in what turned into a season sweep for the Wartburg Bulldogs against District 3A rival Oneida.

    The series opened at Wartburg last Monday and the Bulldogs would need a seven-run sixth inning to knock off the Indians, 12-7.

    There would be no late rally at Oneida on Tuesday as Constant handcuffed the Indians for seven innings in leading the Bulldogs to a 10-0 victory.

    Monday’s Game

  • Lady Bulldogs, Harriman take...

    By MELISSA COLEY
    MORGAN COUNTY NEWS

    Harriman coach Chasity Lowery along with Wartburg coach Jana Gouge teamed up in a two-game series to raise money to fight against diseases that currently do not have a cure. 

    The slogan “Bring Home a Cure” was used in back to back games as the Lady Devils and Lady Bulldogs played on April 15 and 16 with game one being played at Harriman while game two was played at Wartburg.

  • Lady ’Cats down Coalfield, 3-2

    By MELISSA COLEY
    MORGAN COUNTY NEWS

    It was fundamental softball at its finest on Thursday evening as Coalfield traveled to Oliver Springs to take on the Lady Bobcats and were defeated by a final score of 3-2 in 7 innings.

    Desirae Davis was in the circle for the Lady Cats and sat the Lady Jackets down in order in the first.