Chase Taylor knocks in two in the Jasper Reds 10-6 six inning win over Hoosier Town Ball. It was manager Bill Alles's 300th win for the Reds. Jasper won the knightcap 6-1. Bo Daves was the first game winner striking out seven allowing no hits in five innings. Carter Stamm won the second striking out seven walking one in four innings. The Reds play the Louisville Cubs Caturday at 1:00PM
The Jasper Reds open their 2020 season with a three game set this Saturday and Sunday. The Reds will host Hoosier Town Ball out of Indianapolis for a doubleheader, pre game Saturday pregame 12:50PM 1:00PM first pitch. The Reds will play the Louisville Cubs 11:25AM pregame Sunday first pitch 11:30AM. The general public can not attend because of Covid 19. The games will be played at League Stadium and can be heard on WITZ-FM and witzamfm.com
Southridge Cross Country Coach resigned
Southridge High School Cross Country coach Steve Sturgeon has resigned because of business opportunities. He is in his second year as coach and was a former Southridge Cross Country record holder. He was also a long time Raider Asst. A search for a new coach will start immediately.
Former Bomber Drafted first round MLB draft
Former Dubois County Bomber Nick Gonzalez was drafted with the seventh overall pick by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Nick played his college baseball at New Mexico State.
Jasper Senior Athletic Award winners
Pat Zehr Outstanding Senior Athlete- Lexi Jerger
Cabby O Neill Outstanding Male Athlete- Jackson Kabrick
DeAndre Williams took an extra week but has finally decided where he will play. The 6'9 standout announced a six pm CDT on Instagram he would play for Coach Penny Hardaway and Memphis in the American Athletic Conference. Williams will have two years of eligibility remaining, It is not guaranteed he will be allowed to play next season because of NCAA transfer rules. His final four choices were Arkansas, Baylor, Kentucky and Memphis.