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- Tigers turn it up to shut out Bulldogs Alexandria junior ace Blaize Kelly threw his second consecutive complete-game shutout Saturday, and the third-ranked Tigers turned a pitchers' duel into a laugher late in a 9-0 victory against visiting Clinton Central.
- Area softball teams primed for big seasons Though only a scattering of games have been played in the 2014 girls softball season, it already appears that several area teams are capable of putting together strong years.
- Third-ranked Tigers embrace challenge While many baseball teams spent the preseason huddled inside the gymnasium waiting for their diamond to thaw/dry out, Alexandria was holding full practices in the great outdoors for much of this spring. "I think we only missed about one or two days," Tigers coach Jeff Closser said. "We got outside a bunch. Our field does pretty good in the rain."
- Lapel hungry for more success Brady Cherry is the reigning Herald Bulletin player of the year, and he figures to be at the center of Lapel's baseball universe this spring. But opponents who focus too much on the Ohio State-bound superstar are likely to pay a price.
- Elwood nips Anderson in girls tennis In terms of competitiveness, it would be hard to find a more even matchup.
- Arabians show progress in defeat Sometimes the scoreboard isn't the sole measure of success. The Pendleton Heights baseball team fell to 0-3 Wednesday with an 8-4 loss against Class 4A No. 9 Hamilton Southeastern at Bill Stoudt Field. But the Arabians' improved play after a lackluster doubleheader against Hoosier Heritage Conference rival Greenfield-Central on Saturday left second-year coach Travis Keesling feeling good about the future.
Douglas inherits experienced Eagles roster
Brad Douglas first began toying with the idea of coaching the Frankton baseball team in 1992. As a sophomore player, he developed a love for the game and for the Eagles' way of playing it. "That's when I decided if I ever had the opportunity (to coach the team), I was going to jump at it," Douglas said.|FRANKTON — Brad Douglas first began toying with the idea of coaching the Frankton baseball team in 1992. As a sophomore player, he developed a love for the game and for the Eagles' way of playing it. "That's when I decided if I ever had the opportuni
- Arabians pull away from Raiders late Looking a lot like teams that haven't been outside to practice much due to the cold, wet early spring, Pendleton Heights defeated Shenandoah 6-1 in softball Tuesday.
- Kelly leads Tigers to win in opener The sun was shining down on the water-soaked field which looked better than expected as the Alexandria baseball team took to its home diamond for the Tigers' first meaningful game of 2014 on Tuesday. The Tigers got off on the right foot with a 4-0 victory against the Muncie South Rebels.
- Area roundup: Tigers dominate Muncie Central Hailey Beeson struck out six batters in 4 1/3 innings, and Alexandria cruised to a 15-0 victory against Muncie Central on Tuesday.
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