What a season just transpired for little leaguers associated with Greenville Parks and Recreation! The last few days signified the culmination of a fantastic season with team intro day and championships throughout the league.
Tripp Stevens, Javeon Easley and Noah Signa are only seven years old, but all three of them played so well this year in the Under-8 Baseball League at the Delta Sportlspex that they have been named to the All-Star Team.
The record book will say that the Pasquale’s Delta Blues defeated the Mainstream Muffler Diamonds 9-6 on Tuesday night at the Delta Sportsplex, but what the record book will not say is how each team played extremely hard and how players on both teams came up big when their teams needed them.
A plethora of color and athletic energy filled Ward’s Recreation complex’s blue baseball field on Monday as teams representing the entire league introduced themselves to the public.
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The name continues to carry on year after year and decade after decade in athletics and public services. Nathaniel Watkins III (Nate) can’t believe that it has been seven and a half years since he was a star power forward for the Greenville-Weston Hornets.
In the Greenville Park Commission Men’s Basketball League, the Dream Chasers have a few similarities to the Golden State Warriors. This team of former and current college basketball players made its fourth consecutive appearance in the league championship game Thursday night at Wards Recreation Center.
Allison Brownlee spent her summers in Derry, Pennsylvania in the pool, but she was not just playing Sharks and Minnows and Marco Polo. For years, she practiced to become the best swimmer she could be and her hard work paid off when she earned a swimming scholarship to Delta State University.
Throughout the night, the sheer power and exhilaration of white knuckle speed and dirt pebbles peppering onlookers characterized an exciting series of races. NASCAR champion Superstar Tony Stewart headlined an action-packed night of racing on Friday night from the Greenville Speedway.
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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.