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Softball: No. 1 Curry 7, No. 4 Mortimer Jordan 3
A routine fly ball that fell between two Mortimer Jordan fielders was a sign of things to come, as the fourth-ranked Blue Devils lost to No. 1 Curry by a 7-3 score in Thursday softball action.
Blount County Softball Tournament: Hayden, Locust Fork advance
Locust Fork and host Hayden will meet in the winner's bracket finals of the Blount County Softball Tournament on Friday evening, thanks to victories by both teams in Thursday's play.
Softball: Gardendale overwhelms Carver with two 16-0 blowouts
It was just three innings, but it was as perfect a pitching performance as it could be under the circumstances for Jordan Smith.
Baseball: Gardendale goes on strikeout spree as they sweep Huffman in doubleheader
Joseph Calvert struck out a whopping 18 Huffman batters, as Gardendale swept a baseball doubleheader Tuesday by scores of 6-0 and 5-4.
Softball: Vestavia Hills 6, Gardendale 4
Vestavia Hills rallied for five runs in the sixth inning, as they came back to defeat visiting Gardendale 6-4 in Tuesday softball action.
Baseball: Southeastern 9, Victory Christian-Pell City 4
Blake McCombs' two-run homer in the sixth inning all but put the game away for Southeastern, as they defeated Victory-Christian Pell City by a 9-4 score on Tuesday.
Softball: Fairview 4, Locust Fork 2
Anna Hood's solo home run and Jamie Gail Hudson's RBI double weren't enough to do the job, as Locust Fork dropped an unusual 4-2 decision to Fairview in a Class 4A Area 9 softball game Tuesday.
Baseball: Corner 10, Dora 0 (5 innings)
Jackson Tavel held Dora to just one hit, as Corner exploded for eight runs in the fourth inning to score a 10-0 run mercy-rule Class 4A, Area 8 baseball victory.
Softball: Pinson Valley 15, Center Point 0 (3 innings)
Jenna Trimm mowed down all nine batters that she faced, as she pitched a three-inning perfect game in Pinson Valley's 15-0 run-rule whitewash of Center Point in Tuesday softball action.
Robert Carter: Look for the union fullback
Those of us of a certain age will vividly remember a television spot back in the late 1970s and early ‘80s, in which a chorus of factory workers sang a catchy little jingle with these lyrics: “Look for the union label, when you are buying a coat, dress, or blouse...”
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