For the first time in the school's history, five former Hilltopper athletes will be competing in a single summer Olympics. Four of them will be in track and field events, one will represent her country in softball.
Coach Mike Hamilton, from Burns Middle School, is the epitome of exactly what middle school boys (heck every kid) needs to encourage, inspire, and lead at such a vulnerable age. Wednesday night he retired after 33 years of coaching-->
16-year-old Caitlyn Lawson has being playing softball since she was 6-years-old. And she's really good at it. In fact, the Daviess County High School standout plays for a traveling team called the Kentucky Mustangs, who, in October, competed at the St. Louis College Showcase Tournament. That's where Caitlyn was involved in one of the worst home-plate collisions I have ever seen.
The Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for the Spring/Summer Adult Softball Leagues. Teams may register for one of the following league nights:
Monday Co-Ed League,
Tuesday Men’s League,
Wednesday Co-Ed League,
Thursday Men’s League.
The following is written by Roxianne Messel*. Roxianne can be heard weekdays on 1490 WOMI co-hosting the Value Connection from 8:30 till 9:00am.
There are plenty of simple pleasures we enjoyed as a child. But the thing that brought me the most joy was the feeling I got stepping onto a freshly dragged, perfectly chalk-lined ball-field.