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Liberal Bee Jays bat boy, 9, dies after hit by bat

August 3, 2015

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 9-year-old bat boy has died after he was accidentally hit in the head with a bat during a National Baseball Congress World Series game in Kansas.

Kaiser Carlile was wearing a helmet when he was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle Saturday during a game between the Liberal Bee Jays and the San Diego Waves, The Wichita Eagle reported.
The boy was hospitalized in critical condition, but he died Sunday, according to Mike Carlile, a member of the boy’s extended family and the Bee Jays’ general manager.

Junior High softball 2-a-days start

July 29, 2015

Guymon Junior High softball coach Jessica Bickford watches as the junior high girls softball team warms up before practice Wednesday afternoon. Two-a-days started with 19 girls, up from last year's 12. The season begins Aug. 17th with a 7th/8th grade double-header against Tyrone at home. All Guymon's home games will take place at the Guymon High School field. (Staff photo/Shawn Yorks)

Local teams set for 'Border Wars'

July 16, 2015

Several local travel baseball and softball teams are set for the annual Border Wars Shootout World Series in Dodge City, Kansas. The tournament is slated for Friday, Saturday and Sunday at four different parks in Dodge City, including Legends Park, Thurow Park, Cavalier Park and Dodge City High School's Demon Field.

The brackets changed after deadline for the Thursday edition, so Thursday's story contains some inconsistencies. Look for an updated story in Friday's print edition.

El Fuego runs the table in Dodge City

June 30, 2015

The Guymon El Fuego 10U girls softball team went undefeated at the Tent City Tournament over the weekend in Dodge City. See Monday's paper for more photos from the tournament.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 9-year-old bat boy has died after he was accidentally hit in the head with a...
Guymon Junior High softball coach Jessica Bickford watches as the junior high girls softball team...
Several local travel baseball and softball teams are set for the annual Border Wars Shootout World...

 

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