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Sports Section :: Page 20
They led wire to wire, leaving no doubt that 2016 was their year to shine. And shine they did, as the Tom’s Market Pirates last week clinched the 2016 Minor League Championship.
Julia Camard, 2, came to the tee and picked up the ball, taking it off the tee, and reached for the one I held in my right hand. “Okay,” I said, and switched balls with her.
What is truly remarkable about this T-ball program? It is the kids themselves.
The race for the 2016 Minor League regular season championship tightened up going into the final week of play, although the Tom’s Market Pirates still held on to the lead.
The annual YSHS pre-season boys’ soccer tournament will be held this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 15–17, at Morgan Fields and YSHS. Twenty-six teams from the Toledo, Columbus, Cincinnati and Dayton areas will participate in the competition.
Despite suffering their first defeat of the season, the Tom’s Market Pirates managed to hang on to first place in the Minor League standings as the 2016 season enters its final weeks of play.
They’re considerate, these T-ball kids. Cruz Drew, 6, took me aside around 7:30 p.m. to explain to me he was sorry.
It was another wonderful night at T-ball.
Halfway through the season, the Tom’s Market Pirates continue their domination and remain in first place with a 6–0 undefeated record after adding two more wins in last week’s play in a pair of victories over the Sam and Eddie’s Books Dragons.
We had so many kids show up for T-ball last Friday that I asked a mom-and-grandmom sitting on the bench with the kids to count.