Sports from the week of July 10, 2002
Legion baseball tourney set Saturday in Milroy
The Sub-District American Legion baseball tournament is set Saturday in Milroy.
Milroy will be paired off against Windom and Mountain Lake-Butterfield-Odin will play Jackson in doubleheaders. In case of a split the teams will play a third game. The series winners will open district play against each other the following week at Springfield. The ML-B-O vs Jackson series will begin at 10 a.m. with the second game following. The Milroy- Windom series begins at 3 p.m.
The Milroy Legion beat Wabasso 4-3 Monday night, after dropping a 4-3 game to Fairfax last Tuesday night.
Milroy 4, Wabasso 3
Milroy used a three-run sixth inning to take a lead they never loss. It was only the second league loss for Wabasso this season.
"It was a quality win over a quality team," said Coach Chris Miller. "We needed to pick it up a little and be prepared for the sub-district tournament.
VFW plays home finale Friday
The Tracy VFW baseball team hosts Olivia Friday night in their final home game. The first pitch is at 6:30 p.m.
The game has a bearing on seedings for the upcoming District VFW tournament. First-round games begin either Monday or Tuesday, with games being played at the higher seed. Tournament pairings for the double-elimination tourney will be announced this weekend.
The tournament is paired into south and north divisions. Four teams advance to the district tournament in Marshall, at a date to be determined.
Parents' Night is set July 17
Wednesday, July 17, is Parents' Night for Tracy Summer Recreation youth softball, T-ball, and baseball teams.
T-ball is set at 5:30 p.m., followed by third through sixth grade boys at 6:45 p.m. Girls' softball and seventh and eighth grade boys' games begin at 8 p.m. Concessions will be sold, with proceeds going to the Miss Tracy Scholarship Program.