HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Reds trim Wayne in home opener


"Our communication was excellent and this was the first game where we didn't have any letdowns", said Simmons. "For us to get into track meets with long ball after long ball would not be beneficial".

Paulding athletic director Brock Bergman echoed Altimus' thoughts.

New Hope High School baseball coach Lee Boyd loves sending in the outfield signs at Trojan Field for a new paint job.

"Our biggest concern is guys missing out on those in-game reps that you can benefit from early in the season", stated Wayne Trace baseball coach Ryne Jerome. "I'm really happy with our willingness to compete and play the way we've talked about in the offseason", Steinard said. It is going to force you to make some decisions without the chance to see how kids handle situations.

"Keeping up with their school work and dealing with the normal stresses that a college student has - they have to do all of that and be gone all of the time".

"I am completely for that", noted the Raider coach.

Romeos Amber Flinn attempts to play the ball while defended by Berkleys Ivy Moore during their non-league game Tuesday. They will need to finish in the top 24 in order to earn a play-in berth for the playoffs.

"I think we learned a lot in preseason", Samantha Garcia said. "We're trudging along and getting better and better".

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Economists worry the tariff tit-for-tat between China and the U.S. could set off a trade war and lead to serious economic damage. "I have been an opponent of China for many years, as a free-trader", Kudlow said .

The Enid Pacers (2-8, 1-3) snapped their three-game losing streak with a 2-1 comeback victory over Stillwater (5-7, 2-3) Tuesday night in District 6A-3 soccer at D. Bruce Selby Stadium.

Even a delayed start to the Polars game against Patrick Henry could not derail North as the team handed the Patriots of Henry a 41-6 blowout defeat to keep a ideal zero in the loss column for North. The fifth-year leader of the Rams is telling a story of when one of her players had issues making it to a first-period class on time earlier this year. There are no set dates for the tournament, but do have to be completed by April 20. That same misstep allowed Fernando Polanco to score as well as the home team had a 4-0 lead.

"I think she had 15 saves today, she was impeccable".

Smith said her girls team strength is experience.

Laurier's 2018 regular season will get underway nine days after the exhibition matchup when they host the Ottawa Gee-Gees at Knight-Newbrough Field on Sunday, Aug. 26, for their home opener. This has been challenging for the players to fulfill other obligations.

Showalter also feels something has to change down the road.

"The cold made it difficult to move and my first round was hard to play through". Maybe it is better to just extend the season or maybe it is a combination of both. At the plate, this is the best I have seen the ball in a while.