Local Sports Scoreboard from Thursday, July 17th
Chicago White Sox def. Minnesota Twins 5-2
--The Twins bats were held silent, collecting only 3 hits of the night. The Twins lone runs of the game came in the 8th inning on a 2-run homerun from Danny Santana. Chris Parmelee and Trevor Plouffe had the other hits for the Twins. Phil Hughes took the loss, dropping him to 10-7 on the season after going only 3 innings and giving up 2 runs. He left the game injured after taking a line drive to the shin. He’s listed as day-to-day. Minnesota falls to 46-55 on the season and will take on the White Sox again tonight. Listen live on AM 730 KWOA at 6:40pm tonight.
Worthington High School Eligibility Meeting
On Thursday, July 31, 2014 there will be a meeting for all athletes and parents participating in sports at Worthington High School for the 2014-2015 school year. The general meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. The agenda will include Minnesota State High School League rules, WHS academic eligibility rules, and attendance requirements for practice and game participation. Following the general meeting, each fall sport participant will meet their respective coaches to discuss team information, pay participation fees and sign the participation forms. All forms and fees must be turned in before the athlete will be allowed to practice.
Sanford Worthington is a proud supporter of Trojan athletics. As an added bonus this year at the eligibility meeting, Sanford Worthington physicians, rehab therapists, athletic trainer, nurses and support staff will be at the high school offering sports physicals to students who need them. From 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., your student can get a full sports physical at a low cost of $25. This will save you a trip to the clinic to have this done.
All 9th and 11th grade students must complete an ImPact Test (concussion) during the designated time for their sport.
Fulda Eligibility Meeting
Fulda is holding their Fall Sports Eligibility meeting on August 4th at the Fulda High School. Paperwork and payment of fees will begin at 6:15pm with the meeting to begin at 7:00pm
The annual Minnesota West Bluejay Golf Scramble is coming up once again. The Bluejay Scramble will be held on Saturday, August 9th at the Worthington Country Club, starting with a shotgun start at 10:00am. Its 5-person teams with a donation of $50 dollars per golfer. That includes golfing, lunch, prizes and beverages.
To sign up for the Bluejay Scramble, contact Mike Fury at 507-372-3407. The Bluejay Scramble is a fundraiser for the Minnesota West Athletics Department and is sponsored by the Bluejay Booster Club and Wells Fargo Bank. If you would like to reserve a golf cart for the event, contact the Worthington Country Club at 507-376-5142
--A great opportunity for area wrestlers in coming up in Inwood, Iowa in August. West Lyon will be hosting a wrestling camp on August 6th and 7th at the West Lyon High School in Inwood.
The camp is being taught by Joe Williams. Williams is a 10-time National Freestyle Champion, a 6-time U.S. Senior National Freestyle Champion and an Olympic place winner during his wrestling career. Learn all the techniques you possibly can such as the sweep-double, high-crotch, outside single, and many more. This camp will emphasize skills such as chain wrestling, various scoring holds, and the nonstop offense that many competitors fear. Joe will break down each step in the wrestling techniques and explain the WHY’s and the HOW’s, so athletes will be better educated and hit the right moves when it counts.
CAMP PRICE PRE-REGISTRATION: $80
CAMP PRICE WALK-UP’S: $100
*Space is limited
This camp is for all grades. Contact Courtnie Fleshman at (712) 470-6483