Fayette baseball defeats Bibb Co., South Lamar

Senior pitcher Austin McCaleb pitched a complete game to record a win as Fayette County hosted Bibb County on Saturday, March 16.

The Fayette County High School baseball team defeated Bibb County and South Lamar in games played at Fayette on Saturday, March 16. In the first game of the day for the Tigers, senior Austin McCaleb pitched an outstanding game for Fayette to win a pitchers’ duel for the Tigers by a score of 2-1.


Hub defeats Phillips, loses to Lynn

The Hubbertville girls’ softball team played two games last week, losing 16-0 to Lynn on the road and defeating Phillips 4-3 at home. During the 16-0 loss to Lynn on March 11, Hubbertville managed only two hits during the game. Chelsea Porter and Cayla Tidwell were each one-for-two at the plate for the Lady lions.


Berry baseball wins one, loses one

Berry’s baseball team traveled to Guin on March 11 to face Marion County and was defeated by a score of 12-1. Hunter Harrison was two-for-two at the plate for Berry, with a single and a double.Isaiah Kizzire was one-for-two with a RBI and was also hit by a pitch. Johnathan Locke had a double in the game, and Gabe Jones scored Berry’s only run.


Bevill splits double-header with Motlow State

Casey Page (18) is shown scoring a run for Bevill during the first game of a doubleheader against Motlow State Community College on Saturday, Feb. 16. Also shown is Walker Nolan (15) and Spencer Hughes (5) for the Bears.

The Bevill State Bears split a doubleheader with Motlow State of Tennessee, losing the early game 11-2 and winning the second game by a score of 11-1. Jared Barnes led Bevill in hitting with two hits, including a solo home run. Parker Hubbard suffered the loss for Bevill, allowing four hits and six runs in 4 1/3 innings.


Bevill Baseball swept in opening series

Cody Cobb (24) is shown making contact with the ball for the Bevill State Bears as they played Mineral Area Community College on Saturday.

The Bevill State Bears opened its 2019 baseball season by hosting Mineral Area Community College of Park Hills, Mo. on Friday Feb. 8 for a single game and for a double-header on Saturday, Feb. 9. Unfortunately for the Bears, the 2019 baseball campaign did not get off to a good start as the Cardinals of Mineral Area swept the three-game series.


Fayette Baseball Boosters host annual banquet

The Fayette County High School Baseball Boosters will host its annual Banquet and Steak Supper on Friday, Feb. 15 at Bevill State Community College in the Earl McDonald Auditorium. The keynote speaker for the event will be Rick Karle, former sports director at WBRC/ Fox 6 in Birmingham. Tickets for the banquet are $25 each. The banquet starts at 6 p.m., but people purchasing plates to go may begin picking up the plates at 4:30 p.m. and continue until the start of the banquet.