NEW ALBANY — The North Delta Dealers have crushed their opponents for the majority of the summer, outscoring their opposition by a league-best 55 runs.
Tuesday, the top-seeded Dealers advanced in the Cotton States Baseball League’s double-elimination playoffs, but it wasn’t without plenty of late resistance from the Tenn-Tom Thunder. (July 25, 2012, Page 8)
With his team in the field, one of Weathersby’s North Delta Dealers teammates strolled up to the right-hander to deliver a message from a member of the opposition: No more “of those” sliders, please.
Weathersby, hunched over at the end of the bench in front of an industrial-sized fan, looked up and simply grinned. (July 16, 2012, Page 6)
Ole Miss right-hander Scott Weathersby continues to dominate the Cotton States Baseball League. Saturday, Weathersby led his North Delta Dealers to a 4-0 victory over the Tallahatchie Rascals by pitching a no-hitter in the seven-inning game.
Weathersby struck out 16 against three walks. In four appearances on the year, Weathersby is 3-0 with a 0.00 ERA. In 15 innings, Weathersby has allowed three hits and five walks against 34 strikeouts. Opponents are hitting just .063 off of the rising sophomore. Fellow Rebel, Jeremy Massie, is also having a good season in the CSBL. The former Northwest Mississippi Community College Ranger is 2-0 in three starts with a 0.69 ERA. In 13 innings, Massie has allowed one earned run on nine hits and six walks. He has also struck out 18.
Massie is expected to join Ole Miss’ team in the fall. (June 25, 2012, Page 7)
Led by two former local prep players and former Water Valley assistant coach John Walker, the North Delta Dealers defeated the Golden Triangle Jets 15-3 to win the Cotton States Baseball League title on Sunday. (more…) (July 25, 2011, Page 7)
NEW ALBANY — Lightning may have ended the Cotton States Baseball League game between the Golden Triangle Jets and the North Delta Dealers a little early Tuesday night, but the results gained during the summer have been far from stormy for area baseball players. (more…) (July 13, 2011, Page 9)
A strong senior season behind the plate has earned Oxford resident (North Delta) Derrick Shawn an opportunity to showcase his skills at the next level. Shawn, who started his prep career at OHS, is headed to Hinds Community College to play for coach Sam Temple. (July 13, 2011, Page 9)
The Tupelo Thunder, led by former Lafayette High standout Josh Mills, defeated the Tippah County Tribe 6-3 on Thursday in New Albany. Mills stole four bases, scored two runs and was hit by a pitch in the win. (more…) (July 1, 2011, Page 9A)
Former Oxford pitcher Hunt Halford had quite the outing for the Tippah County Tribe of the Cotton States Baseball League on Saturday. Halford recorded a no-hitter in a 3-1 victory over the Golden Triangle Jets, allowing one run on one walk while striking out three in seven innings of work.
Former Lafayette Commodore Cody Gray took the loss, allowing three runs on nine hits while striking out four in six innings. (June 28, 2011, Page 7)
NEW ALBANY — Ole Miss’ Jimel Judon looks like a completely different batter on the diamond of the New Albany Sportsplex this summer.
Judon’s stance is the same, but his production certainly is not.
After recording just two hits in 36 at-bats last summer for the Tallahatchie Rascals of the Cotton States Baseball League, the former Myrtle standout is hitting .400 — good enough for third amongst league regulars — through nine games this season. (more…) (June 27, 2011, Page 6)
Former Lafayette High standouts Matt and Kyle Webb collaborated with another former Commodore, Justin Smith, in a 5-3 win for the Tallahatchie Rascals over the Tupelo Thunder in Cotton States Baseball League action on Thursday night. Matt Webb and Kyle Webb each had a single in the win, with Matt Webb driving in a run. Smith had two hits and scored a run. Another former Commodore, Josh Mills, scored a run and a hit for the Thunder. (June 24, 2011, Page 6A)