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B2 - THE JOURNAL, Thursday, July 22; 2010 Sports Signups are still being taken for the first longest drive and closest to the pin. The annual Perkins-Tryon Demon Basketball cost is $75 per player. Proceeds will ben- golf tournament that will be held Saturday, efit the Demon basketball program. July 3 l, at Cimarron Trails. For more information, contact tourna- The shotgun start begins at 8 a.m.ment director and assistant coach Michael The event will be a four-person Brown at (405)334-2766. scramble with prizes for the winning Hole sponsorships are also available. teams. There will also be a contest for the Runnerup finish The Stillwater Pioneer Blue baseball team recently took second place in the Pure Prairie League Freshman Division 2010 post-season tournament played at David Allen Memorial Park in Enid. The team defeated Edmond Santa Fe 4-3 in nine innings to advance to the championship game where they lost to South Moore. On the back row are Brett Budke, Colton Bunney, Gunner Black, Gage Hines, Gage Baker, Riley Williams, and coach Jake Hendrick. On the front Row: Ryan Hoecker, Carson Withey, Nick Hollman, Kaid Brock, Carson Teel, Wes Crane and AJ Ruark. Not pictured are Benny Teegarden and Coach Luke Thompson. Photo provided S T I L L W A T E R will be helpful when NCAA -- Seven home games, Tournament time comes including a matchup with around." Stanford in the Big 12/ The Cowboys will open Pac-10 Hardwood Series, the season hosting three- highlight OklahomaState's consecutive games inside 2010-11 men's basketball Gallagher-Iba Arena. OSU non-conference schedule, will start with a total of five announced last week by home games, including two head coach Travis Ford. exhibition contests, which "Our non-conference have yet to be determined, schedule will be very Oklahoma State will competitive this season and travel to Anaheim, Calif., prepare us for the league over theThanksgivingholi- portion of our" schedule," day weekend to compete in Ford said. "With the Big the 76 Classic. The Pokes 12 considered the toughest will open with DePaul on conference in the country, Thursday and will play we want to play teams that either Virginia Tech or Cal will prepare us for winning State Northridge on Friday. in the league. The teams on Sunday's opponent will be our non-conference sched- either Murray State or ule are also going to help us UNLV -- both NCAA par- achieve a high RPI, which ticipants last season -- or First impressions are [ always memorable. ........ ....... That was the case this I 1St" " ' past Friday as we visited Busch Stadium in St. Louis,| [ By Ron Holt Mo., to watch St. Louis play the Los Angeles Dodgers in majority of our time at a hits in Saturday's 2:0 win the second game of a four- major league game going and capped off Sunday's game series, to the concession stand, come-from-behind 5-4 win While I enjoyed going to the gift shop or the rest- with the game-winning hit a game in the former Busch rooms. We only made one to right-field. possibly Tulsa or Stanford. All three OSU games will Stadium, the new stadium is visit to the concession area Matt was batting .300 be televised on one of the much more fan friendly. It this time. when we arrived. " He offers a much more scenic There's nothing like increased his average to ESPN networks. view of the famed Archwatching baseball with the .304 during our stay and The Cowboys will visit and the historic downtown grandchildren, when the series' with LA the City of Brotherly Love area. We-mainly planned a ended, he entered this on Dec. 4 as OSU travels It's definitely worth the visit to Busch Stadium to week tied for the team to Philadelphia, Pa., to time and money to visit, watch former Stillwater lead with teammate Albert face the La Salle Explor- ers at The Palestra, one of We had seats 28 rows up High two-sport star Matt Pujols with a .307 batting the truly historic basketball from the field by the third Holliday in action. Holli- average. base bag, which certainly day is the Cardinals' start- XXX venues-in the country. Four days later, the Pokes will enhanced our viewpoint, ing leftfielder. We had seen Stillwater's American Wife Becky and I took himplay inperson when he Legion baseballers saw play the Tulsa Golden Hur- our ll-year-old grand-was a member of the Colo- their season come to a ricane in the BOK Center daughter Victoria and rado Rockies. disappointing end this past -- one of the newest arenas eight-year-old grandson Holliday was on a rollweekend when the Legion- in the nation -- in Tulsa on Trevon with us, which during the series with the naires were whipped by the Dec. 8 .... After a matehup with just added to the exciting Dodgers, which the Red- Edmond Stars, 17-8and9-2 Missouri State at homeatmosphere, birds won by scores of 7-1, in the best-of-three series at The grandchildren paid 8-4, 2-0 and 5-4. Couch Park. on Dec. 11, the Cowboys more attention and were We saw the 8-4 Cardinal Edmond advances to the will play Alabama as part into the game more than win. Holliday was 2-for-2, Seniors State Tournament, in the past. 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