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Jelinek sparks Branson win

It took one pitch for Brad Jelinek to make an impact Monday at Dey Field at Liberty Park. The former Warsaw Wildcat and current UCM Mule spending the summer playing for Branson homered to left on the first pitch of the game as the Nationals beat the Bombers 7-1.“I was just swinging, (looking for a) base hit up the middle,” he said. “Not looking for a home run. That was my first one of the summer. Good way to start the game. I was glad my family was here to see it ...

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Travelers take district title

The Sedalia Travelers won the Zone 2 East tournament championship.The Travelers beat the Blue Springs A’s 6-4 and 10-3 on Sunday.Austin Weinberg pitched seven innings in the second game, holding the A’s scoreless through five before they finally broke through. In the meantime, the Travelers jumped ahead with a run in the first, then added two in the third and two in the fourth. They broke the game open with a four-run seventh.Chance McMullin and Co...

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Sedalia’s Jonathan Cornell raced to the front in the ASCS Warrior Region Sprint Cars feature at Double X Speedway on Sunday.Cornell started in the sixth position, moving up to second place by lap four. On the 12th lap, leader Josh Fisher’s car took some damage and Cornell found himself in the lead on the restart and he held on to that position the rest of the way.Sedalia’s TJ Muths was fifth in the B-Feature.Pilot Grove’s Travis Arnold ...

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Draffen opens S-C softball camp

First-year Smith-Cotton softball coach Janeil Draffen assists players Cheyenne Statler, with ball, and Maddy Kindle, during a workout Monday morning at Vansell Field in Liberty Park. This session was for sophomores and juniors; Draffen worked with freshmen and seniors earlier in the day. About 30 girls have been participating. The team got in some work over the summer, playing in the Pilot Grove league, and is scheduled to play tonight at Boonville.Coach Janeil Draffen discusses te...

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Juniors take Zone title

Error-free defense, and solid pitching and hitting has gotten the Rick Ball Ford Sedalia Juniors to a 41-7 record this summer and that’s what got them a 4-3 win against the Independence Indians on Saturday to win the AA Zone 2 Tournament and advance to the AA State Tournament in Jackson, Mo.“It feels really good,” said Juniors catcher Christian Jones. “Once in a lifetime thing.”The Juniors had defeated the Indians 5-2 the previous day and fa...

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Comeback lifts Juniors to title game

The scoreboard showed zero runs for the Rick Ball Ford Sedalia Juniors for the first five innings of Friday’s game against the Independence Indians, but it showed a five in the sixth inning and the Juniors won 5-2 to advance to the AA Zone 2 Tournament title game.Four of the Juniors’ five hits came in the sixth inning, and none were bigger than Mason Sanders’ double and Gavin Jones’ single.With two on and one out, Sanders dropped a single just in ...

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Juniors ease into next round

The Rick Ball Ford Sedalia Juniors scored in four of the five innings they played Thursday at Dey Field at Liberty Park and beat St. Joseph 11-0 in the first round of the AA Zone 2 Tournament.Corbin Mertgen pitched a two-hit shutout, striking out six and walking three.“About half way in I started actually feeling really good,” Mertgen said. “I started throwing a little bit better.”Mertgen walked two batters in the second inning. An assi...

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S-C hosting soccer camp

The Smith-Cotton High School girls soccer team camp will be July 21-24 at Susie Ditzfeld from 7-8:30 p.m.The alumni game will be at 7 p.m. July 25th at Susie Ditzfeld. The camp is for any incoming freshman through senior high school students.The cost of the camp is $20, which includes four days of camp, the alumni game and a camp T-shirt. Checks can be made payable to coach Adam Murray.

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Juniors set to host Zone

Today marks the start of the Zone Tournament for the Rick Ball Ford Sedalia Juniors at Dey Field at Liberty Park.The 38-7 Juniors take on St. Joseph at 6 p.m. today with Post 340 playing Lexington at 8:30 p.m.The Juniors competed in the Wichita State Tournament this past weekend, so the team had a light practice Tuesday to prepare for the tournament.“Just getting the kinks out and getting ready to win,” said Juniors pitcher and infielder Gavin Jone...

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Tark strikes out 12 in walk-off win

Preston Tarkington struck out 12 in nine innings and Cody White singled in Aaron Meyer to walk off with a 1-0 win against the Branson Nationals Wednesday at Dey Field at Liberty Park.Meyer hit a one-out single and Jonathan Ramon walked before White’s single gave the Bombers its third 1-0 win in a row and a four game lead over the Joplin Outlaws in the MINK League South Division with five games left.“Never had a walk-off,” White said. “First one ev...

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Jerrod Perry speeding toward the top

Branson’s Kolby Follis currently leads the MINK League with 20 stolen bases, but two Sedalia Bombers are right behind him.Entering the season, manager Jud Kindle recognized base stealing as a strength for the team thanks to a lineup which includes Jarrod Perry and Trey Hair. Now those two are within sight of Follis. Perry has stolen 17 bases on the year and Hair has 15.“Jud does a good job of letting me have a green light,” Perry said. “That lets ...

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Jelinek sparks Branson win

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Jelinek sparks Branson win

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Jelinek sparks Branson win

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Jones signs with LA

Sedalia Bombers first baseman Matt Jones has signed a...

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Draffen opens S-C softball camp

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