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Today's Sports

  • Coalfield wins at Oneida, 13-3

    The Coalfield Lady Yellow Jackets ran their season and District 3A record to 5-0 Thursday evening with an impressive 13-3 win at Oneida.

    Coalfield’s offense was clicking as the Lady Jackets picked up 14 hits on the day and scored runs in all five innings played.

    Mikayla Heidel (2-3, 2 runs), Anna Smith (2-3, 2 RBIs), Lindsey Maston (2-3, 1 RBI, 2 runs), Destiny Morrison (3-4, 2B, 2 RBIs, 3 runs) and Leeah Henry (2-4, 1 RBI, 1 run) combined for 11 of Coalfield’s hits while Smith (CG, 6 hits, 3 BBs, 5 Ks) picked up the win in the circle.

  • Wartburg splits with Midway

    After opening the season with four starting wins in District 3A play, the Wartburg Bulldogs’ baseball team suffered its first defeat last Tuesday after splitting a doubleheader against Midway.

    The Green Wave won the first game of the evening, 4-2, but Wartburg bounced back with a 3-0 victory in the nightcap.

    Game One

    Wartburg out hit the Green Wave, 7-4, but Midway won the battle on the scoreboard, 4-2.

  • Lady Eagles drop high scoring...

    Eight wasn’t enough for the Oakdale Lady Eagles’ softball team last week.

    The Lady Eagles scored eight runs on separate occasions, but lost at Concord Christian on Tuesday, 9-8, and at home against Monterey on Friday, 19-8.

    Oakdale at Concord Christian

    The Lady Eagles led early, but the Lady Lions scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to pick up the victory.

    Oakdale scored two runs in the top of the first inning thanks to a two-run home run off the bat of Sadie Brasel that scored Madison Fowler.

  • Take me out to the ballgame
  • OS too much for Sunbright

    The Sunbright Lady Tigers scored the first run and last run of Friday’s softball game at Oliver Springs, but the Lady Bobcats outscored Woody Smith’s squad 10-3 in between to snatch a 10-5 victory in District 3A action.

    The game was originally scheduled for Sunbright, but had to be moved due to a shortage of umpires for a 5:30 p.m. start. The game was played at 7 p.m. because Oliver Springs’ Arrowhead Park has lights.

  • Lady Tigers fall at Oneida

    Things looked good for four innings last Tuesday in Sunbright’s District 3A softball game at Oneida.

    The Lady Tigers held a 7-0 lead entering the fifth inning, but the Lady Indians outscored Sunbright 9-1 over the final three frames to pick up a 9-8 victory.

    Sunbright came out smoking with three runs in the top of the first inning as Zoe Carter, Hannah Shannon and Ashlin Trent all crossed the plate.

    Sunbright, however, did leave the bases loaded to end the frame.

  • Eagles drop doubleheader
  • Wartburg beats Scott, 15-5

    By AUSTIN SWINT
    MORGAN COUNTY NEWS

    The 6-2 Wartburg Bulldogs came into last Thursday’s game against Scott High on a high note after splitting a doubleheader against Midway last Tuesday.

    The Bulldogs started freshman Samuel McCarty against the Highlanders.

    The first two innings went well for McCarty not giving up a run.

  • Lady Jackets knock off Wartburg...

    The sun was shining and the ball was flying at Coalfield’s Lions Club Park last Tuesday evening. The result was a 10-0 victory for the Lady Jackets softball team over visiting Wartburg.

    Coalfield’s victory was highlighted by three home runs on offense and strong pitching from Anna Smith in the circle.

    Home runs accounted for seven of Coalfield’s 10 runs on the evening.

  • Jackets split at Harriman

    By MELISSA COLEY
    MORGAN COUNTY NEWS

    In a match-up of two teams expected to battle for the District 3A baseball title, Coalfield and Harriman split a doubleheader in Harriman on Thursday.

    Harriman jumped out to a 2-0 lead with an RBI single off the bat of Marcus Nelson, but Coalfield scored three in the fifth and went on to win game one of the twin bill by a final score of 6-3.

    In the nightcap, Harriman mounted a late inning comeback to take the win by a final score of 5-3.

    Game One