WEDNESDAY 08/14/19 – AOA REMAINS UNBEATEN

A REMINDER THAT BEARKAT FOOTBALL WALK-ON TRYOUTS ARE COMING UP NEXT WEEK.  PROSPECTIVE STUDENT-ATHLETES HAVE SOME MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO MEET IN ORDER TO TRY OUT, THE FIRST OF WHICH IS A MANDATORY MEETING ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21ST AT 10:30, AT THE RON MAFRIGE FIELDHOUSE.

THE ALPHA OMEGA LADY LIONS IMPROVE TO 5-0 ON THE SEASON AFTER THEIR THREE SET SWEEP OVER GROVETON YESTERDAY.  THE LADY LIONS PREPARE NOW FOR THE CHRISTIAN HOMESCHOOL SPORTS MINISTRIES TOURNAMENT IN SPRING BEGINNING FRIDAY.

ON THE LOCAL SCHEDULE, THE BEARKAT WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM PLAYS AN EXHIBITION MATCH AGAINST THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTHWEST THIS EVENING AT 6:30 AT PRITCHETT FIELD. TOMORROW, THE NEW WAVERLY LADY BULLDOGS TRAVEL TO GROVETON FOR A VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT.

REGISTRATION FOR THE FALL SEASON OF HUNTSVILLE YOUTH SOCCER IS GETTING UNDERWAY WITH A REGISTRATION DAY SCHEDULED FOR THIS SATURDAY AT ACADEMY SPORTS AND CARBONERO’S ON 11TH STREET.  ANOTHER REGISTRATION DAY WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 24TH.  THE SEASON BEGINS SEPTEMBER 28TH.  ONLINE REGISTRATION AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE HUNTSVILLE YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION FACEBOOK PAGE.

ZACK GREINKE TOSSED SIX SOLID INNINGS IN HIS SECOND START WITH THE ASTROS, GEORGE SPRINGER AND JOSE ALTUVE HIT SOLO HOME RUNS AND HOUSTON TOPPED THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX 6-2 IN THE FIRST GAME OF YESTERDAY’S TWIN BILL.  GERRIT COLE WAS SCHEDULED TO START THE NIGHTCAP, BUT HEADED BACK TO THE CLUBHOUSE BEFORE THE GAME, AFTER EXPERIENCING RIGHT HAMSTRING DISCOMFORT DURING WARM UP.  CHRIS DEVENSKI TOOK THE MOUND INSTEAD AND ONLY LASTED TWO INNINGS AND THE LOSS.  THE WHITE SOX WON, 4-1.  WADE MILEY TAKES THE MOUND THIS AFTERNOON AT 1:10 IN THE SERIES FINALLY WITH CHICAGO.

THE TEXAS RANGERS DISMAL ROAD TRIP TO TORONTO DIDN’T GET ANY BETTER FOR THEM LAST NIGHT AS THE BLUE JAYS HAD 3 SOLO HOMERS ACCOUNTING FOR THEIR 3-0 SHUT OUT OF THE RANGERS.  THEY WRAP THAT SERIES IN TORONTO THIS MORNING AT 11:35.

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