Volume 51, Number 30

eighteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 24, 2014


Local players attend Blue Chips Camp
Johnathan Crawford, Trent Young, Colton Sells, Dawson Abbott and Brian Gibson attended the 35th Annual Rick Bolus Blue Chips Camp in Georgetown, Ky. the week of July 13th-17th. Their team went undefeated for the week and won the tournament.
Brian Gibson was named Camp MVP, Dawson Abbott won the 3 pt. Frontcourt Contest and the Hotshot Frontcourt Contest, and Trent Young won the 110% Award.
Little brothers, Connor Robbins and Mox Scott tagged along to cheer the boys on.
The boys want to thank the B&K, the Bobcat, and everyone that came out and bought things or made donations at the bake sale and yard sale they had to raise money for camp.

Wolfpack team wins World Series
The Highland Rim Wolfpack 12u travel baseball team are World Champions. They competed in the USSSA Open Global World Series in Destin, Fl.
Wolfpack has won several qualifier tourneys throughout the state including a state tourney runner-up finish earning silver USSSA rings. The world series was played July 9th-13th in Destin, Fl. Numerous teams from our area and different age divisions have competed but this is the only time one has won it all.
Players in random order are Wade Cravens-Rickman, Jace Spivey-Cookeville, Donoven McCallister-Baxter, Craig Mangrum-Baxter, Luke Smith-Monroe, Christopher Mills-Sparta, Cole Parkerson-Cookeville, Tyler Hall-Cookeville, Devin Corner-Cookeville, not pictured Remi White-Byrdstown. Coaches Damon McCallister, Clyde Parkerson, Jamie Cravens. With the win, wolfpack gets the title world champions and gold rings.


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