Sports

Centerfielder Bennett Bauerle eyes a throw to third base for the force-out after a blooper single by Cozad. Bauerle’s throw was on the money for a crucial out and kept Cozad from loading the bases in the top of the second. (Johnson Publications photo)

Imperial third baseman Jack Bauerle appears to have the tag down before the runner reaches base but the runner caught a break, being called safe. (Johnson Publications photo)

Junior Legion splits a pair while seniors go down twice

    After dropping a two-run decision at Holdrege last Thursday, Imperial Junior Legion captured a 4-3 win over Cozad’s juniors here Sunday.

Morgan Peterson will be one of three age 13-14 girls competing this Saturday at Coors Field in the Pitch, Hit and Run team championships. (Johnson Publications photo)

Morgan Peterson qualifies for Pitch, Hit, Run team championship at Coors Field

    Morgan Peterson, an eighth grader at Chase County Schools, has qualified for the Colorado Rockies Pitch, Hit and Run team championship at Coors Field in Denver.

Courtney Odens makes contact at the plate, recording one of the team’s singles in Imperial’s opening game win against Hershey on the home field Monday. (Johnson Publications photo)

With a close eye on the play, umpire Carlos Chavez will call Jordan Jablonski safe as the ball gets by the Hershey catcher and the pitcher waits for the throw in the opener of two games against Hershey Monday nigh(Johnson Publications photo)
 

Junior softball team opens season with 3-1 record

    After a pair of double-headers, Imperial’s junior girls’ softball team is 3-1 on the season.

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