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DeKalb 13 & 14 Year Old All-Stars Play Again Tonight (Monday) in State Tournament

The DeKalb County 13 & 14 year old All Stars are scheduled to play Greenville tonight (Monday) in the state tournament at South Holston, Tennessee. Game time is set for 8:30 p.m. eastern time.

The local All-Stars lost their first game of the state tournament to Madison on Saturday 10 to 5 and then came back Sunday evening to defeat Carter County 10 to 4 in the loser's bracket of the tournament.

In the game Saturday, Steven Page was the losing pitcher. He gave up two hits including a two run homerun. He also walked one. Evan Cripps came in to pitch and he gave up two hits, walked one, and hit two batters.

Hits for DeKalb County:
Seth Stanley, two singles, BB twice, and an RBI
Steven Page, single, double, and RBI
Devin Summers, single, BB
Evan Cripps, single, double, BB, RBI
Travis Ferrell, single, BB, RBI

Purple Pride Caravan visits Smithville Tuesday

The Purple Pride Caravan is rolling again, with stops planned at seven communities around the region plus two events in Cookeville, all in anticipation of Tennessee Tech’s 2010 football season.

The Purple Pride Caravan is scheduled to visit Smithville on Tuesday, July 20, visiting the Save-A-Lot store from 4 until 6 p.m.

The Purple Pride Caravan is making stops across the region during July and August, giving football fans in those areas a chance to grab a hot dog and a drink, meet Golden Eagle head coach Watson Brown, pick up schedule cards and poster, win free tickets to the first game and register to win other prizes.

The Purple Pride Caravan will hold a tailgate event in each town to promote the upcoming football season with free hot dogs and Pepsi in a tailgate atmosphere.

DeKalb 13 & 14 Year old All Stars Advance to State Tournament

The DeKalb County 13 and 14 year old All Stars are headed for the State Tournament after winning the District Tournament Championship Tuesday night with a 10 to 5 victory over Smith County.

The winning pitcher for DeKalb was Devin Summers with 7 strike outs, 2 hit batsman, and he gave up 6 hits, while Evan Cripps came in as a relief pitcher to close out the game. He gave up 2 hits and walked 1.

Hits for DeKalb : Aaron Patterson - 2 BB ( Base on Balls ), 2 RBI
Seth Stanley - BB, RBI
Steven Page - Single, Double, BB,
Devin Summers - BB, Single, RBI
Evan Cripps - Double, Single, RBI
Travis Ferrell - Single, 2 RBI
Eli Gill - BB
Spencer Stanfield - BB
Chase Hoke - Single, HB ( hit batsman)
Ty Curtis - Single, 2 RBI


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