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Bombers move on at NBC World Series

The Sedalia Bombers advanced in the National Baseball Congress World Series with a 5-0 win over the Derby (Kan.) Twins on Thursday in Wichita, Kan.Dan Chambliss pitched 7 1-3 innings and allowed no runs on five hits. Cody Ponder came on in relief, working out of a one-out bases-loaded jam in the eighth.The Bombers jumped ahead with a run in the first and two in the second. Jess Cartner opened the scoring, reaching on an error, taking second on a groundout, stealing third...

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Morris aces 12th at Thousand Hills

Jeff Morris shot a hole-in-one at the 12th hole at Thousand Hills Golf Resort in Branson on May 22.Morris aced the 135-yard hole with a pitching wedge, hitting a Pro V1.The shot was witnessed by Tom Munson.

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Sunday Night Thunder runs in the family

The 25th season of Double-X Speedway in California under the control of the Wirst and Hohman families will come to a close Sunday night.The usual 360 Winged Sprints, Street Stocks and Hobby Stocks will take the track along with the 600cc Winged Micro Sprints.Carol and Kyle Wirst have owned the speedway for 12 years and Carol’s parents, Fred and Ruth Hohman, ran the facility for 13 years.Carol said when Fred bought the track it was renamed Doub...

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Teams gather in Sedalia for Legion state tourney

Four teams remain in AAA American Legion baseball in Missouri and those four are coming to Sedalia.The American Legion state tournament begins this afternoon at Dey Field at Liberty Park. Jefferson City will face the Lee’s Summit Outlaws at 4 p.m. today and Festus will take on Joplin at 7 p.m.Friday, the winners will face each other at noon with losers bracket games at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.For Joplin and Jefferson City, it is a return to Sedalia as both team...

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Bombers shut down Derby

The Sedalia Bombers kept winning at the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kan., beating Derby (Kan.) 2-0 on Tuesday.Sam Perez pitched a complete game, allowing six hits and striking out six.The Bombers managed three hits in the game, but took advantage of six walks by Derby pitchers. Walks and a ground out led to the Bombers first run of the game in the second inning. A walk and a hit-by-pitch led to the Bombers’ second run.The Bombers ...

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Local dirt racers capture wins

Three area dirt track drivers won feature events this past weekend.Sedalia’s Jonathan Cornell picked up his eighth victory of the season at Double-X Speedway in the Winged Sprint Cars feature. TJ Muths, of Sedalia, took ninth place in the Sprint Car race. La Monte’s Matt Close finished 13th.Also at Double-X Speedway, Syracuse’s Gage Wineland took first place in Hobby Stocks.Many area drivers finished right behind Wineland including...

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Marsh heads to St. Mary

Knob Noster shooting guard Brett Marsh will play basketball at the University of St. Mary in Leavenworth, Kan. Marsh averaged 15.7 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game last season in his third year as a starter. He was named Missouri River Valley Conference, East All-Conference and Class 3 All-District. The Panthers won more than 50 games with Marsh in the starting lineup. Pictured, seated from left, Brett Marsh and Dana Chaffin. Standing, from left, St. Mary coach Jon Bishop, Knob N...

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Bombers keep playing at NBC World Series

Barely 24 hours after the conclusion of the MINK League championship, the Sedalia Bombers were back on the field.The Bombers are in Wichita, Kan., playing in the National Baseball Congress World Series. The compressed schedule since falling to the St. Joseph Mustangs in the best-of-three league championship hasn’t hurt them so far. Two games into the series, the Bombers have two wins, having beaten Albuquerque 10-2 on Saturday and Austin 2-1 on Sunday. Monday was a rest day f...

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McMullin picks CMU

Submitted photoSmith-Cotton baseball player Chance McMullin will continue his baseball career at Central Methodist University. Sitting next to Chance is his mother, Ronda McMullin. Standing is CMU assistant coach Rob Ehlers.

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Camp draws in wrestlers from around area

Smith-Cotton High School held their area-wide wrestling camp during a two day period, starting on July 14. However, the camp was not originally going to be in Sedalia. Joel Sherman, head coach of the Smith-Cotton wrestling program, said that the camp was originally supposed to be in Versailles, however the camp got cancelled. Sherman said that several teams around the area wanted to participate, so coaches and wrestlers from the schools were invited to come to Sedalia to coach and attend the ...

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Bombers edge Austin 2-1

The Sedalia Bombers won for the second time at the NBC World Series, beating the Austin (Texas) Shockers 2-1 on Sunday in Wichita, Kan.Another Bombers newcomer, Winston Lavendier, pitched eight innings for the win, allowing one run on two hits, striking out seven. Dan Chambliss came on in the ninth to earn the save.Sedalia jumped ahead in the first when a Tony Sandifer single to right and an error by the Austin rightfielder scored Jess Cartner. A Hunter Leeper single in ...

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Bombers prepare for St. Joe

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