The auction for baseballs autographed by Hall of Famers Hank Aaron and Nolan Ryan continues until 3 p.m. Friday.
The baseballs are being auctioned a part of a fund-raiser for the family of Zi-Karryus Ivery, 8, of Sulphur Springs.
BIRTHRIGHT — The North Hopkins Panthers clinched second place in the district baseball standings with a 2-1 thrilling win over rival Cumby.
The Tuesday afternoon game featured stellar pitching on both sides with the game not decided until the eighth inning.
Paco Castro hit a clean single to the outfield to plate Hugo Santana breaking a 1-all tie with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning giving the Panthers the hard-fought win.
Looking over the field at the Region II, Class 4A golf tournament, Sulphur Springs boys golf coach Ross Funk knows the deck is stacked against them.
“You see teams like Highland Park and J.J. Pearce in the tournament....” said Funk. “We know we have to shoot lights out. We can shoot our best score ever and still not win. But that’s what the competition is like in the region.”