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Chunichi Dragons adds two Cuban players to Ikusei deal

The Chunichi Dragons have acquired outfielder Leonardo Urgelles (Isla de la Juventud), 24, and pitcher Raidel Martinez (Vegueros de Pinar del Rio), 20, today on Ikusei contracts, both players are born in Cuba. 99 more words


First-year wrestler who 'wanted to lose 40 pounds' is going for state title

LESLIE – Parker Schiller knew very little about high school wrestling four months ago.

He didn’t understand the point system. His technique … what technique? 608 more words


all I need is 4 diamonds and I feel at home...

There are few places left for me now that remind me of my childhood. The home that I grew up in was sold while I was living in Germany straight after I left school. 596 more words


Dallas' Tanner Earhart rises above to finally win state championship

PORTLAND – Tanner Earhart already had pretty much every other accomplishment in high school sports he could have wanted.

The Dallas High School senior was an all-state outfielder in baseball, the state offensive player of the year in football, but there was something that eluded him all these years. 783 more words


The Walk-down Song

In 1880, the National League changed the rules so that eight balls instead of nine were required for a walk. In 1884, the National League changed the rules so that six balls were required for a walk. 275 more words


5-run eighth propels Ole Miss to another victory

OXFORD – Bryan Seamster recorded one plate appearance against UNC Wilmington Saturday.

But that one at-bat made all the difference.

Seamster hit a pinch-hit, two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning, which put Ole Miss ahead for good in an 8-4 victory against the Seahawks at Swayze Field. 160 more words

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