Congratulations to Trevor Knowles for being selected to and playing for the Southeast Georgia All Star baseball team this weekend at Mercer University in Macon.
Knowles was also selected First Team All State catcher by the Georgia Dugout Club while teammates, Connor Nelson and Wade Rodeffer were Honorable Mention selections.
Recreation baseball and softball All Star teams are gearing up for district tournaments. The 7-8 and 11-12-year-old boys baseball teams will be playing in Hazlehurst, while the 7-8-year-old girls will play in Alma. All tournaments begin June 14.
The Georgia Bulldog baseball team saw their season come to a close at the regional tournament in Athens. The Bulldogs beat Mercer and Florida Atlantic, but fell to Florida State twice.
L.J. Talley saw his collegiate career end after batting .389 in the tournament. Talley will now await the results of this week’s Major League baseball draft to see if his baseball career will continue.
The Connecticut Sun won two of three last week, beating the Indiana Fever and the Las Vegas Aces, while falling to the Los Angeles Sparks. Courtney Williams scored 46 points and grabbed 17 rebounds during the week. In Sunday’s game against the Aces, Williams scored her 1000th career-point in the WNBA.
Chris Milton will be hosting his third annual “A Day of Play” on the old track behind the football stadium Saturday, June 15. This event is free to the public, so make plans to attend.
In the NBA Finals, the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors split the first two games in Toronto as the series now heads back to California.
At the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City, UCLA and Oklahoma have advanced to the best of three championship series.
The Atlanta Braves moved within one game of the Philadelphia Phillies for the lead in the East Division, despite winning just two of five games during the week. The Braves dropped two games to the Washington nationals and the opener against the Detroit Tigers before bouncing back to win the final two games of the series.
The Jacksonville Sharks continued their winning ways after beating the Orlando Predators, 48-20, on the road last Saturday night. The Sharks improved to 5-1 with their fifth straight win.
Patrick Cantley shot eight under par on the final round and rallied from four strokes down to beat out Adam Scott by two strokes to win the Memorial Tournament.
At the NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono, Kyle Busch won for the fourth time this season and moved into a tie for ninth place with 55 NASCAR Cup wins.