Special to the DD-T
Seems kind of odd with Memorial Day approaching and the temperature rising day by day that there would be football played on a Saturday in the Delta. But, this time a year means that coaches get a chance to get a quick preview of the upcoming season by playing in spring jamborees.
Early experiences in learning to play the game of baseball can shape a child in ways that extend beyond the field. And in our game of the week, featuring 7-8-year-old Coach Pitch teams at Wards Recreation Center on Tuesday, opposing coaches focused on building these youngsters up in a sport that teaches them so much about life.
Greenville Parks and Rec Men’s League playoffs begin Thursday.
If you’ve missed regular season action, that’s unfortunate because this league features some of the area’s best former high school, college and even professional players that the area has to offer.
NFL prospects wait nervously this time of year waiting for teams looking to fill a need on their roster to give them that life-changing phone call. Free agent linebacker Carlos Thompson Jr. knows the feeling because he experienced four years ago when the Houston Texans signed him as an undrafted player before the 2015 season.
Indy takes Green in 6th Round
ARCOLA- The Deer Creek Warriors bats livened up in the late innings against the Calhoun Cougars Tuesday to claim an 11-5 victory and a 1-0 series leading in opening round of the MAIS 1A high school baseball playoffs.
AVON - Opening round playoff action for the Riverside Bulldogs began with a victory where the home team broke the game open late and notched a decisive 12-2 win. Riverside capitalized on their opponents miscues in the bottom of the sixth inning to score six runs to invoke the ten-run rule.