Xaver Martin’s three-run triple in the bottom of the fourth inning helped lift the 11-12 year-old Smith Building Supply Red Sox to a 12-11 win over the Smoothie King Phillies in Oxford Park Commission youth baseball action on Thursday night. In other games from FNC Park, the 11-12 Old Taylor Antiques Giants beat the Oxford Dental Cardinals 10-2. In the 9-year-old league, the Davis Logistics Yankees edged the Larson’s Big Star Phillies 13-12, while the Hinton & Hinton Cubs edged the Holcomb & Dunbar Cardinals 11-10. In the 13-14 league, the Braves beat the Mississippi Auto Arms Twins 9-2, while the Farese Family Dental Brewers doubled up the Oxford Eye Clinic Rangers 16-8. (June 3, 2011, Page 6A)
DESTIN, Fla. (AP)—Football dominates talk at the SEC meetings, but there is plenty of basketball news on the agenda, too.
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Steve Spurrier has a plan to pay football players — and it wouldn’t cost schools or conferences a dime.
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The hottest topic at the Southeastern Conference’s annual meetings has nothing to do with national championships or NCAA violations. It has to do with what league Commissioner Mike Slive calls “fundamental fairness” to recruits. (more…) (June 2, 2011, Page 2B)
A total of 20 incoming Rebel freshmen from various sports are already on campus, as they are enrolled in first summer term which began today.
ST. LOUIS—The St. Louis Cardinals placed one of the National League’s top winners on the disabled list, and expect the league’s best hitter to go on the DL, too.
Kyle McClellan, who is 6-2 with a 3.86 ERA in his first year in the rotation, strained a hip flexor muscle in the first inning Monday against San Francisco when he landed awkwardly. (more…) (June 2, 2011, Page 4B)
The National Association of Sports Public Address Announcers (NASPAA) has named Glen Waddle, Ole Miss’ P.A. announcer, as its 2010-2011 NCAA P.A. Announcer of the Year. The NASPAA P.A. Announcer of the Year Awards Program provides an opportunity for high school, junior college, NAIA and NCAA P.A. announcers to be recognized. (more…) (June 2, 2011, Page 4B)
BATESVILLE — Playing fearless in the spring is a result of making mistakes and learning from them during the summer months.
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