Tonight on 1270AM WXGO
Reds Spring Training Baseball
Reds vs. Oakland Athletics
Pregame 3:50pm, Tipoff 4:05pm
College Baseball: Hanover vs. Defiance(DH) - 12:00pm
College Lacrosse: Hanover at Thiel(PA) - 1:00pm
Department softball meetings rescheduled to Tuesday
By: Jordan Bear, 3/22/17
The Madison Parks Department will have their informational
meetings for the upcoming adult softball leagues on Tuesday, March 28, and will
take place at the Boneyard Grill. The women's meeting will be first at 6:00pm,
the men's meeting afterwards at 7:30pm.
Rules, deadlines, and other information will be discussed at the meetings. If
you are interested in entering a team in one of the leagues, or if you are interested
in simply joining one of the teams, then you should attend this meeting.
It is $400 for a team to enter a team.
If there are any questions then please call Scott at 812-265-8308 or call 812-493-9840.
Parks Department baseball & softball applications available
By: Rob Connett
The Madison Parks
Department still has applications available for the 2017 Little League
baseball and softball seasons.
Forms are available at the MPD office, located inside the Brown Gym on South
Broadway Street, along with the city of Madison's website, and at area schools.
children ages 7-12, applications are due March 31. Applications for ages 13-15
The fee to participate this summer is $50.
A player's participation age is determined by how old they are on May
For more information,
call the Parks Department at 812-265-8308.
walks off over Defiance
By: Hanover Athletics, 3/25/17
Junior John Scheil (Indianapolis, Ind.) ripped a single through the
right side in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Hanover baseball
team an 11-10 walk-off victory over Defiance on Friday evening.
The Panthers (10-4, 1-1 HCAC) conceded six runs in the
top of the ninth, as the Yellow Jackets (3-9, 0-1 HCAC) led
10-8 through 8.5 frames.
Sophomore Josh Meszaros (Loveland,
Ohio) led off the bottom of the
ninth with a single through the right side, which was followed by a
walk and hit by pitch to load the bases with no outs. Freshman Spencer
Coop (Lexington, Ky.) then hit a two-RBI single up the middle to tie
the contest at 10-all. In the next at-bat, Scheil knocked in senior
Alec Dunn (Louisville, Ky.) for the game-winning run.
the game a triple away from the cycle, going 3-for-6 with three RBI
and three runs scored. The junior led off the bottom
of the first inning with a home run to left field and later added a
RBI double to left centerfield.
Junior Jack Shine (New Albany, Ind.)
recorded two hits in the contest, giving him multiple hits in each
of the last five games. Coop, Meszaros
and sophomore Ty Stover (Galveston, Ind.) all tallied two hits in the
contest as well.
The leadoff home run from Scheil in the bottom of the
first sparked the HC offense early on, as the Panthers logged six runs
over the first
three innings. The Blue and Red put up a four-spot in the third inning,
tallying five hits, while also taking advantage of two DC errors.
Defiance pitching staff stymied the HC offense over the next four innings,
but the Yellow Jackets were only able to score once during
the stretch, giving the Panthers a 6-2 edge through seven complete.
sides tacked on two runs in the eighth inning, as Hanover led 8-4.
Scheil’s double scored Coop for the first HC run of the
eighth. Scheil scored on a wild pitch later in the frame for the second
run of the inning.
Hanover received a strong effort out of starting
pitcher Garett Zorb (Medina, Ohio). The sophomore went 6.2 innings,
allowing two earned
runs on seven hits, while striking out five batters. Senior Gino Chumas
(Elkhart, Ind.), who came on in relief in the ninth inning, picked
up his first win of the season.
The Panthers and Yellow Jackets will wrap up the weekend series on
Saturday with a doubleheader beginning at noon.
release defensive tackle Jones
By: Associated Press, 3/24/17
The Indianapolis Colts have released defensive tackle Arthur
Jones. The six-year veteran was scheduled to cost the team $7.35
million next season. Indianapolis will save $5 million under
the salary cap with the move. Jones was plagued by a series of
injuries and also served a four-game suspension for violating
the NFL policy on performance enhancers.