Baseball

The Cobden High School baseball team will return five starters from last year’s 22-10 squad to build a team around this spring. “It’s definitely hard losing all those seniors,” first-year Cobden baseball coach Jared Clutts said. “We’re going to be really young, but we have a lot of athleticism,...
Yes, you are right. This image of crocuses enjoying the bright sunshine would look better in color. I am sorry we could not oblige. The flowers were bright yellow, in case you wondering. (Both images appeared as black and white in print.)
This week, please humor me as I ponder the start of baseball spring training, what appears to the imminent, and potentially premature, arrival of spring and the adventures of Bob the cat.  Bob the Cat has been with us since last summer. He, and his buddy, Cory, were welcomed into our home as rescue...
Dave Fombelle of Anna has been inducted into the Argenta Oreana High School Athletic Hall of Fame. “It’s quite an honor,” said Fombelle, co-owner of the Blue Boar Restaurant near Anna with his son, Bob. Fombelle is the school’s third leading all-time scorer. He also posted one of the highest, if...
So, I'm trying to figure out how to make a connection between the utterly bizarre political campaign season which has been torturing us (and is about to come to a merciful conclusion) and the utterly bizarre baseball season (which, also, is about to come to a merciful conclusion). Thanks to the...
Lick Creek Community Consolidated School District No. 16 hasn’t had a junior high baseball and softball program since 2011.  Now in 2016, the program has picked back up and it’s been a huge boost for the school district. Coach Ron Fulenwider said the year before the last year of the athletic...
Shawnee high school baseball and junior high school softball teams were in action last week. Baseball The Shawnee Redskins scored a 7-6 victory over Century in high school baseball action on Tuesday, Aug. 30. Dawson Johnson pitched six innings. Casey Baltzell pitched one inning and got the win....
The Shawnee High School baseball team was senior laden last season. “Our seniors were really good last year,” Shawnee first-year coach T.C. Schaefer said. “But now it’s these kids turn. I think we’ll be competitive.” Schaefer is a former Shawnee junior high school baseball coach. “I’ve been...
The Cobden High School baseball team will rely on a strong contingent of underclassmen for success during the 2016 season. “We’re really young,” first-year Cobden baseball coach Jared Clutts said. “But we’re very versatile and we have a lot of kids that can play a lot of different positions.” The...
Former Cobden Junior High School baseball coach Jared Clutts has been named as the new Cobden High School baseball coach. Clutts was hired to fill the post Monday night at a regular meeting of the Cobden Unit School District No. 17 Board of Education. Clutts succeeds Craig Partridge, who resigned...

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