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4B THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, June 2, 2011 L !,i ;! i Summer ball schduled shortened The baseball and softball game schedule played in Mankato as part of the summer youth program will be shortened this year. The number of youngsters out for the sport this year are down so there will not be a K-18 baseball team nor a Junior Girls team. T-Ball coach this year is Bret Ernst. Games will start at 6:30 with 22 boys signed up for T-Ball. The schedule is: June 1, Gene's at Mankato; June 6, Farmers at Mankato; June 8, Harves' at Mankato; June 13 Mankato at Scouli" Grain, Osborne, 7:30; June 15, Lakeside at Mankato; and the last game being played June 20, Mankato at 1st National Smith Center. Midgets baseball team will be coached by Jim Gillett and he has 13 boys.signed up. The schedule is: June 1, Awana's at Mankato; June 8, Mid- way Co-op at Mankato; June 13 Man- kate at Star Seed, Osborne; June 15 Lakeside at Mankato; June 20, Man- kate at Kiwanis Smith Center; and the last game on June 22, Smith Center Kiwanis at Mankato. Mankato Pee Wees are members of the #2 West League. There are 19 boys (4th, 5th and 6th graders) signed up for baseball this year. Coaches for this season are Rod Beam, Dan Higer and Todd Jeffery. All B games start at 6:30 followed by A games at 8. There will not be a Pee Wee league tournament this year. The District #2 tournament will be held in Smith Center, July I 1 through July 16. State tournament will be held in Concordia July 18 through luly 23. The first game on the newly refur- bished south diamond ball field was scheduled to be played Tuesday when Smith Center came to play the Man- kate Poe Wees. There was some ques- tion early in the week if Smith Center would have enough boys for a B game. Though Tuesday was the first league game for the Pee Wees, they played a non-league double header at Scandia Thursday, winning both games by scores of 12-11 and 6-5. Eighteen boys were on hand to play in the first game of baseball. The older boys played in the first game with lots of learning and lots of jitters by both teams. Drew Beam was the pitcher. Mankato was behind going into the top of the fifth inning 3-8, scoring nine runs to make the score 12- 8. Mankato let Scandia score three runs in the bottom of the fifth to end the game. In the second game of the night, Tycen Higer pitched. Mankato was down 3-5 came back and went ahead tc win 6-5. This game was playedby the younger boys, All 18 boys played. A number of parents and grandpar- ents attended the games. Girls softball games, designated pitch starts at 6 p.m. Coaches are Pam Dunstan and Matthew Badger. There are five girls teams this year and the tournament will be held June 24, June 28 and July 1 in Belleville. League schedule is: June 3, CA Picard at Man- kate, 6:30 start: June 7, Mankato at Pike Valley; June 10, Mankato at Cross- roads Pharmacy; June 14, bye; June 17, Rite Way at Mankato; June 21. Crossroads Pharmacy at Mankato. The concession stand will be manned by Chelsey and Janelle Greene again this year. The Greenes will be serving hamburgers, hot dogs and walk- ing tacos nightly, and sometimes sloppy nachos. They will also be selling the usual items such as pop, Gatorade, candy and sunflower seeds.The con- cessions area has picnic tables avail- able. Chance Colson plaed fourth in pole vault clearing 13' even at the Kansas State track meet. -,:,,. OO NI3 RATLI LATION00 t Congratulations 2A State Track Medalist Bethany Jeffrey, second place javelin Shelby Smith, third placediscus Chance Colson, fourth place pole vault BOB'S INN AN. HUNT'S BROTHERS PIZZA 119 E. Jefferson, Mankato, Kan. 785-378-3201 i HIP IMPLANT? 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Attorney Brian Timothy Meyers is a Washburn University School of Law graduate, Class of 1982. Attorney Peter Andreone graduated from Washburn University School of Law in 2008. www.btm-law.com The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely on advertisement. I Wyatt Flinn placed ninth in the discus at the state track meet. Bethany Jeffery placed second in javelin at state track meet with a throw of 124'1" i We Will Be Closed Saturday, June 4 Hankato Professional Pharmacy 125 N. Commercial, Mankato • 785-378-3183 i r i VISIT COLORADO, GET A FREE HAT! Order yours at COLORADO.COM/HATGIVEAWAY and pick it up when you visit any Official Colorado Welcome Center. tN.,a LAND CALLED [.5OLORADO )F{; :,od h Le Lnc es kst Ore free hal Del custome ,' Jsl be ar east 18 ,ears or oe or accompantea o', an aaull 5,me remch, m: DzJ J I For high-energy, low-cost fun, make the short drive to Salina for J I I I the Smoky Hill River Festival. Featuring 300 artists and | I musioans; withperformances by George Clinton & Parliament ! t Funkadelic, John Jorgenson Quintet, and Buffalo Rome. I I | J Present this coupon at the gate and save $5. | I Everyone in your group receives the discount. I 6 ! Children 11 and under are Free. | £ s @ www.riverfestival corn Hard work, extra pracLiee results in state golf title for Rock Hills Last year's golf season at Rock Hills began with several boys and girls who had never played golf before, ac- cording to coach Cathy Dauner. Adam Horn, Cole Huncovskv. Zach Duffy and Micah Daniels were among those and they eventually played some var- sity golf for their team last year. "Adam and Cole played varsity most of last year and Zach and Micah played at regional and state." Dauner said. "Joey Zadina played varsity all of last year but was unable to attend state because of health reasons." This year's varsity team consxsted of the following athletes during the spring 2011 season: Joey Zadina, se- nior: Jessica Freemim, senior; Cole Huncovsky,junior; Adam Horn. sopho- more: Zach Duffy, sophomore; Micah Daniels, sophomore; Francisco Fischer, sophomore; and Devon Free- man, freshman. Only six varsity play- ers per team are allowed at meets snd this season members of the Rock Hills varsity team varied from meet to meet depending on players' conflicts. This year only five were allowed at regionals and state. The Rock Hills players on the regional and state team were Joey Zadina, Cole Huncovsky, Adam Horn, Zach Duffy and Micah Daniels. "We had a slow start to our season but the boys worked hard at practice and spent extra time on the golf course which helped us to finish with a first place state finish. They received sev- eral individual and team medals. I was confident that we could place in the top three teams at state but we hadn't been as consistent as I would have liked during the year so I wasn't sure what our outcome at state might be," Dauner said. "We had never played at Yates Center before. All I knew was that it was a pretty wide open course and would play well for a slice. We were also told there are rocks in the fairways. I was thinking small rocks, but we were shocked to see rocks more than a foot in diameter sticking up above the ground. It was more like a pasture in several places with not as much grass as we are used to playing on." When the team arrived at Yates Center, after the four-hour trip, they played a round to get familiar with the course. Some of the boys really struggled, and it was really hot and humid. Dauner said. After a practice round they went to the motel to relax and get ready for the next day. There was a 20-minute start delay at the state sandgreens tournament be- cause of light rain and lightning, how- ever when they eventually started it was a great day for golf cool and mostly cloudy, but the sun peeked out a little toward the end of the tourna- ment. "I told the boys .to just relaxand enjoy the day of golf. When they would finish on hole nine, I visited with them, asked how they were doing and of- fered advice and encouragement. I felt pretty good about their scores as they came around and they would also tell me current scores from other team- mates they had talked to on the course," Dauner said. "I was feeling pretty good about our chances to be among the top three teams. After they had posted the first round scores and we were up by 10 stokes. I realized we had a great chance to win. I was hoping the boys would turn in second rounds close to their first rounds, and they did. As they started posting the final scores, I real- ized we had three boys turn in scores in the 70s. It was exciting to watch the boys come in from their rounds pleased about their scores and then watch them as they began to realize they might have won as a team. They won by eight strokes. I was really proud of the boys for all they accomplished this season." Adam, Zach, Micah and Cole's combined score last year at state was 438. This year at state their combined score was 332. "These four boys have improved tremendously. I look forward to next year's season and what this team is capable of," Dauner said. "We will miss Joey for his leadership and indi- vidual scoring ability. Joey really kicked in this year and helped out the team. He" improved a lot this year also.'" RHHS track team members place at state meet The Rock Hills Track and Field team participated in the state track meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita Friday and Saturday. Individual performances: Bethany Jeffery, 2ndjavelifi; Shelby Smith, 3rd discus; Chance Colson, 4th pole vault; Wyatt Flinn. 9th discus. Others par- ticipating: Regan Jeffery, 100 M dash; Blair McMillan, 100 hurdles; Travis Boyles. 400 M run; boys 4x400 M relay (Alex Smith, Jesse Neilson, Chance Colson. Travis Boyles) with alternates larrett Christie and Kyle Fleming). Coach Meyers said, "This meet is always such a great stage for some terrific athletes and performances and I am glad that these individuals earned the opportunity to be a part of it. I felt our athletes represented themselves and our school very well and deserve this recognition for all of their hard work. Daughter will attend Sunflower Girls State Megan Frost, Concordia, formerly of Esbon. has been chosen by Unit 76 of Concordia American Legion Auxiliary to attend the 68th annual ses- sion of Sunflower Girls State on the University of Kan- sas Lawrence cam- pus. Sunflower Girls State is sponsored by the American Legion ary, June 5 through June 10. Megan is the daughter of Rick and Therese Sholtz and Shawn Frost. Shelby Smith placed third in discus with a throw of 125' at the Kansas State track meet. ( WE WILL BE CLOSED h I I I I I I Monday, June 6 to Friday, June 10 FOR VACATION! In case of emergency, call 785-545-5102. The Flower Patch, LLP. 102 S. Commercial • Mankato. Kan, 785-378 -3950 Shop Local & Save Let us help you find the perfect marker to honor your loved one's lifetime. 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