Softball tourney is a success Despite dealing with serious weather issues on its opening night, the Southwest Babe Ruth Regional Softball Tournament went off without a hitch as Dumas hosted the event for the first time this past weekend. "We were able to work around the weather issues and consider the tournament a complete success," said Pamela Burt, a Dumas resident and State Commissioner of Babe Ruth softball.
Find out more in the July 24 print edition. Softball regional underway
The SW Regional Babe Ruth Softball tournament is underway in Dumas at the fields on Twitchell and 14th. The photo above was taken during the 16U game Wednesday morning between the Dumas girls and Kansas Heat. Wednesday's games are warm-up games with bracket play beginning Thursday. See the July 17 print edition for a list of participating teams, warm-up games schedule and tournament brackets for all seven age divisions. Mud volleyball winners announced
Friday, July 4, mud volleyball teams were in action as part of the Independence Day celebration at McDade Park in Dumas. When the final match was played, Ball of Fury captured first place. Taking second place is Jimenez Auto Creation followed by Boys 2 Men in third place and Chicks Dig It in fourth place. Marlins second at home meet
The Moore County Marlins have taken third place at each meet they have traveled to this summer. However, the Marlins posted an impressive second place finish at their recent home meet, improving to a second place finish. The Guymon Swim Club won the meet by a mere 31 points.
Marlins swimmers picked up a total of 700 points in the meet. Guymon finished with 731 points. Spearman Swim Club placed third with 665 points followed by Ulysses Swim Squad, 136 points; and Garden City YMCA Seahawks, 23.
Find full results in the July 6 print edition.