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Bob Bailey informs Rotarians about 2016 Southwest Regional Tournament

In the dog days of the summer, the cities of Pine Bluff and White Hall will be treated to a high quality level of baseball. The 2016 13-15 year-old Southwest Regional Tournament is set to begin on July 21 with an opening banquet, and the first game is scheduled to be played on July 22. Games will be played at the historic Taylor Field and also on the campus of the White Hall Bulldogs at their baseball complex.

2016 PRO-DAY Arkansas Future Stars Showcase successful

The bad weather held off, and the 2016 PRO-DAY Future Showcase was able to proceed smoothly. This year’s showcase featured twelve participants that displayed their talents in front of a number of college coaches, scouts, and professional scouts. PRO-DAY has continued to expand over the years, and the purpose and the production is a large reason for that.

Blake Phillips headed to play for the Arkansas Baptist College Bucs

Standout catcher, Blake Phillips, of the Watson Chapel Wildcats signed his letter of intent Friday morning. Phillips will further his baseball career at Arkansas Baptist College in Little Rock, Arkansas. This was a proud moment for Watson Chapel’s head baseball coach Chad Cope, as he’s seen Phillips grow into the young man that he is today.

Ridgway Christian dominates Garrett Memorial Christian in first round of AACS state tournament

The American Association of Christian Schools State Baseball Tournament is now underway at the Jim Hill Complex at Seabrook. In the first round the Ridgway Christian Eagles drew a matchup against Garrett Memorial Christian of Hope, Arkansas. Ridgway had all the confidence that they needed heading into the game after defeating Garrett Memorial twice previously this season.

Watson Chapel shows grit, battling back to defeat Hot Springs Lakeside

Heading into Wednesday’s contest, the Watson Chapel Wildcats needed to make up as much ground as possible in the 5A South standings as the regular season is coming to an end. The Wildcats hosted the Hot Springs Lakeside Rams, who came into the match up two games ahead. This game was very pivotal for the Wildcats, and they grinded out a tough win by the final score of 7-6.