Youth Sports

Throwing strikes

Pitcher Nick Curtis admitted wasn’t attempt to throw strikes as much as he was attempting to hit that bat with the ball. Curtis is one of the coaches for an Optimist Youth baseball team in the coach-ptich league, where throwing strikes and keeping score is not the priority, but having fun and keeping cool is.

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Wrestling Banquet Honorees

Awards at this past weekend’s YMCA wrestling banquet above, include: Front row, from left: Walker Crane 8U Most Improved; Bowen Bartow Rookie of the Year Award; and Weston Wilmoth 6U Most Improved. Back row, from left: Xander Zimmmerman 14U Most Improv; Hunter Jennings 12U Most Improved; Noah Rice 10U Most Improved; and Cole Eppy Eagle

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350 Wrestlers expected for wrestling event

With eight youth wrestling matches going on at the same time, the SoBoCo High School gym might be the loudest spot in town on Saturday. Southern Boone YMCA and the Eagles wrestling team will be host its first tournament with 350 wrestlers expected from Rolla to Moberly, including Jefferson City and Columbia. According to coach

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