The Lady Comet softball team opened their season with a 6 to 4 win over East Alton Wood River. Kiersten Apponney had a 2 run homerun and Jackie Hoffmeier and April Stich were 2 for 3. Whitney Gray got the win. The JV team won 3 to 2. Erin Smith got the win, striking out 8 batters.
Comet baseball won 10-0 over East Alton Wood River. Brandon Camp the win and Josh Laesch hit a homerun. JV won 11-1
Lady Comets soccer tied Breese Central 1-1 in their season opener. Eliza Boyd scored the first goal of the match on a cross from Katie Horton. Emily Gaffner recorded 2 saves in goal.
Your Comets sports schedule for today...
Boys Baseball (Varsity) at Wesclin Trenton Park at 4:30.
Girls Soccer (Varsity) vs. Southwestern at 4:30.
Girls Softball (V and JV will play at the same time at Jaycee Park) vs. Nashville at 4:30.
Evelyn M. Dorries
Evelyn M. Dorries, age 92 of Breese, passed away Wednesday, March 19 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. Visitation will be Saturday from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Memorial prayers will be Saturday at 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A private burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery in also in Breese. Memorials are suggested to Aviston Countryside Manor activity fund or to the St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary Lights for Scholarship.
Mrs. Dorries was born May 8, 1921 in Germantown to Henry W. and Etha (Venters) Hellmann; they preceded her in death.
She married Earl Dorries on July 28, 1942 in Rome, GA; he preceded her in death on April 14, 1989.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a great-grandchild; sisters, Bertha Bolk, Leona Goewert, Goldie Loepker, Mabel Maxfield, and Mildred Potts; and brothers, Arthur Hellmann, Lloyd Hellmann, and Ellsworth Hellmann.
Surviving are her children, Earleen (friend Jas) Arnold of North Carolina, Darleen (Paul) Ritter of Centralia, Shirley (Dan) Kaegy Glenn (Pat) Dorries, and Charmaine (fiancé Gene Albers) Kleiboeker all of Breese; 15 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Pearl (Elmer) Rosen of Breese.
Evelyn was a homemaker and a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Breese.
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