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Purple Pride Caravan visits Smithville Tuesday

The Purple Pride Caravan is rolling again, with stops planned at seven communities around the region plus two events in Cookeville, all in anticipation of Tennessee Tech’s 2010 football season.

The Purple Pride Caravan is scheduled to visit Smithville on Tuesday, July 20, visiting the Save-A-Lot store from 4 until 6 p.m.

The Purple Pride Caravan is making stops across the region during July and August, giving football fans in those areas a chance to grab a hot dog and a drink, meet Golden Eagle head coach Watson Brown, pick up schedule cards and poster, win free tickets to the first game and register to win other prizes.

The Purple Pride Caravan will hold a tailgate event in each town to promote the upcoming football season with free hot dogs and Pepsi in a tailgate atmosphere.

DeKalb 13 & 14 Year old All Stars Advance to State Tournament

The DeKalb County 13 and 14 year old All Stars are headed for the State Tournament after winning the District Tournament Championship Tuesday night with a 10 to 5 victory over Smith County.

The winning pitcher for DeKalb was Devin Summers with 7 strike outs, 2 hit batsman, and he gave up 6 hits, while Evan Cripps came in as a relief pitcher to close out the game. He gave up 2 hits and walked 1.

Hits for DeKalb : Aaron Patterson - 2 BB ( Base on Balls ), 2 RBI
Seth Stanley - BB, RBI
Steven Page - Single, Double, BB,
Devin Summers - BB, Single, RBI
Evan Cripps - Double, Single, RBI
Travis Ferrell - Single, 2 RBI
Eli Gill - BB
Spencer Stanfield - BB
Chase Hoke - Single, HB ( hit batsman)
Ty Curtis - Single, 2 RBI

DeKalb 13 & 14 Year old All Stars Advance to District Tournament

The DeKalb County 13 & 14 year old All Stars won the Area Tournament at Smith County last week and will advance to the District Tournament, which is also being played at Smith County starting tonight (Monday).

DeKalb County will take on Smith County tonight at 6:00 p.m. Regardless of the outcome the two teams will re-match on Tuesday and a third and deciding game will be played Wednesday if necessary. It's a best two out of three tournament. The winner of the District Tournament will advance to the State Tournament at South Holston, Tennessee. Times and dates TBA.

In a recap of last week's action, DeKalb County defeated Westmoreland 15 to 4 on Monday, July 5th.

The winning pitcher was Chase Hoke.

Aaron Patterson, 2RBI
Seth Stanley, a single HBP2
Steven Page, 2 singles, BB, and 3 RBI
Evan Cripps, BB, RBI, HBP
Devin Summers, 2 singles, triple, RBI
Travis Ferrell, BB, single, HBP
Spencer Stanfield, BB
Joe Driver, BB, RBI
Chase Hoke, HBP, RBI
Ty Curtis,HBP, BB


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