Sports

A Gothenburg base runner quickly gets back to first when he strayed a bit too far as pitcher Duncan Rector fires the ball to first baseman Dominic Sis. The runner was safe on a close play. (Johnson Publications photo)

Imperial right fielder Noah Griffin eyes the ball in the fourth inning. He eventually walked, reaching third on an error and fielder’s choice. (Johnson Publications photo)

Trevor Peterson slides safely into home after a wild pitch and overthrown ball from the catcher. That was the first run scored in a fruitful, four-run fourth for the Imperial seniors in the 5-4 loss. (Johnson Publications photo)

Seniors lose close game to Gothenburg; win one on road

A three-run homer by Gothenburg in the seventh erased the 4-2 lead Imperial had in a Saturday afternoon senior Legion battle at Campbell’s Ron Milner field.

Emmitt Zuege slides safely into third base in the fourth inning of last week’s scrimmage with Cheylin, Kansas. (Johnson Publications photo)

 

Morel Jurado provided a couple of innings of relief in last week’s scrimmage with Cheylin, Kansas. Here, he hurls one to the plate under the watchful eye of Umpire Ryan Wisnieski. (Johnson Publications photo)

 

Cheylin’s C. Horner hopped over the diving tag from Imperial catcher Ryan Bernhardt and was called safe. (Johnson Publications photo)

Juniors edge Cheylin 9-7 in preseason scrimmage

    In a preseason scrimmage against the K18 Cougars of Cheylin, Kansas, Imperial’s Juniors put on an offensive show for the hometown crowd last Thursday.

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