COMETS RANK HIGH IN PRE-SEASON POLLS
When the Varsity Greenville Comets take the field for their season opener to night, they will be ranked in the top ten of a pre-season poll. The Associated Press announced Tuesday its rankings for all eight football classes in Illinois. The Comets, who finished 7-3 last season, are ranked eighth in Class 3A. Hillsboro is ranked sixth in Class 4A. Greenville opens the 2006 season on the road at Breese Central. You can hear the game on WGEL.
The Mulberry Grove Aces were 14-13 winners over Ramsey at the Odin Tournament on Tuesday. Garrett Blankenship got the win. Reuben Betts had two hits including a triple and 2 RBIs. Aaron Kendall and Mitchell Lewis also had 2 RBIs each. Mulberry had lost its opener in the tourney 4-3 to Brownstown.
JR HIGH BASEBALL
The Mulberry Grove Eagles lost 11-10 to Brownstown. Jesse Jernigan had two hits and 3 RBIs. Stephen Redfern had 3 hits.
The Bluejays have split recent games. The A team lost to Highland 13-2 then bounced back for a 10-9 win over Gillespie.
The Lady Comets recorded a 210 to finish fourth on Wednesday at Oak Brook. Edwardsville won the match with a 147. Stephanie Hoffmeier posted Greenville’s best score with a 47.
The Comets had a 168 and finished third as Collinsville won with a 161. Scott Eaton paced Greenville with a 40.
Tonight on WGEL the Varsity Comets open their season at Breese Central. Tune in tonight for the play by play with Kent Kesner and Mike O’Boyle followed by our tape delay broadcast of the Highland Bulldogs at DuQuoin with Steve Lancy.
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Saturday: Parly Sunny-30% of Storms-High: 88-Low: 72
Sunday: Mostly Sunny-40% of Storms-High: 83-Low: 70
AUGUST 27, 2006
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