Posted: Friday, March 1, 2013 12:00 pm
Sharon Parks & Rec has sign-up dates Sharon Parks and Recreation has scheduled several registration dates for its summer program. The program is open to boys and girls ages 9-16 — boys’ age as of April 30 for baseball and girls’ age as of Jan. 1 for softball. Sign-ups at the Sharon school gym will be 6:30-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 10 a.m.-noon March 9. Registration is also currently under way at Sharon City Hall. T-ball will hold sign-ups at a later date, and the $35 player fee will be collected at a later date. Skyhawks’ Newsome lauded by league UT Martin junior guard Jasmine Newsome has been named the adidas Ohio Valley Conference and College Sports Madness’ Mid-Major Player of the Week. Newsome, from Millington, scored 31 points to lead UTM to a 72-60 victory over Murray State this past Saturday afternoon. It marked her second straight game with 31 points. She shot 56 percent from three point range and was a perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line. She has gone 56-of-60 at the line in her last seven games. Newsome has moved into second place on the school’s all-time scoring list with 1,802 points. In addition, Newsome will enter tonight’s OVC game against Eastern Illinois at the Elam Center as the nation’s ninth leading scorer (21.9 ppg). This is the sixth time this season Newsome has been named the Player of the Week. UTM-Evansville moved to March 20 UT Martin’s baseball game against Evansville scheduled for Tuesday was rained out. A make-up date of March 20 was announced, with the two teams playing at 6 p.m. at Skyhawk Field. The Skyhawks — winners of three straight — will resume action this weekend at home against North Dakota State. Game times for that series are 3 p.m. on Friday, followed by 1 p.m. start times on Saturday and Sunday. Bruins’ comeback tops UTM netters The UT Martin tennis team nearly picked up its first win of the spring Sunday at Lipscomb, but the Lady Bisons produced a 4-3 comeback win. On Friday, the Skyhawk tennis squad fell 6-1 at Evansville. Against Lipscomb, UT Martin claimed the doubles point thanks to wins at No. 1 and No. 3. Anna Winkelmann and Alice Laing earned an 8-2 win at No. 3 and moments later, Ivon Simic and Anna Marie Herbold clinched the point with an 8-6 victory at No. 1. In singles play, Simic recorded a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 win at No. 1, while Herbold tallied a 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory at No. 2 singles. On Friday against Evansville, UT Martin battled until the end in every matchup before falling. The No. 3 doubles team of Laing and Winkelmann narrowly fell 9-8 at the No. 3 slot. Winkelmann tallied a 6-1, 1-6 and 6-2 victory at No. 3, which was one of a trio of three-set affairs in the singles competition. Herbold (lost 2-6, 6-2, 6-0) and Silva (lost 5-7, 5-1, 12-10) also came up just short at No. 3 and No. 6, respectively.
Published in The WCP 2.28.13