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Lady Bobcats Get Home Win Over Woodlawn

(Emma Gregg puts the ball in play in Thursday’s win.  Photo by Bruce Hixon – From The Stands Photography)   Franklin Park evened their early season softball record at 1-1 with a 13-10 win over Woodlawn behind a solid performance in the circle from Bre Thurman.  She also had 3 hits and scored two runs…read more »


YMCA/Salem Rec Softball Playoffs, Home Run Derby

In YMCA/Salem Rec Men’s Softball, the post season tournament got underway along with the League Home Run Derby. Kyle Langa of Wabash hit 7 to win the Derby.  John Peterson of Bettendorf and Derick Trout of Wabash finished with 5 each. In game action, Bettendorf beat Crescent 12-1, Wabash outgunned Odin Café 28-27.read more »


SC Beats Salem In Pitchers Dual

The Franklin Park Lady Bobcats opened up their softball season with a tough task, taking on the South Central Lady Falcons in Kinmundy.  With the game knotted at 2 in the bottom of the sixth, the Lady Falcon’s Hailey Shuller came through with the go-ahead sac-fly to give SC the lead, and the win. Taegan…read more »


Selmaville Routs Field To Win Baseball Opener

A six run second inning led Selmaville to an 11-1 win on Tuesday over Field to open their junior high baseball season at the Little League Complex in Salem.  Aaden Rostance, Rhett Runge, Alijah Carroll, Micah Snyder, Tanner Ballard and Nathan Paulson each drove in runs during the inning. Ballard was on the mound allowing…read more »

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