Babe Ruth All-Stars Finish Third in State Tourney

The Giles County Babe Ruth All-Stars overcame a tournament opening loss to win multiple games and post a third place finish in Lawrenceburg Sunday at the 15U State Tournament.   The team, which consisted of players from all ages divisions of the local league was playing short-handed due to three injuries to the all-star squad but still featured a squad […]

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Post 60 Junior Team Defeats Mt. Juliet

The American Legion Post 60 junior team split their first two games of an Independence Day Tournament in Columbia over the holiday weekend before weather and an injury led the team to withdraw from the tournament early.   Richland High School’s Herlan Duran suffered an ankle injury that required multiple… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Local All-Stars Finish Second in Lawrenceburg

While the championship game may not have ended the way the Giles County faithful would have preferred, the Giles County 11-year-old All-Stars finished a spectacular run with a trip to the state final in Lawrenceburg, falling only to the West Nashville Dodgers.   After failing to preserve a three-run lead… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Walk-Off Homer Propels 12U to State Title

The Giles County 12-year-old All-Stars avenged a district championship loss to Lawrence County in dramatic fashion, defeating their western rivals in the state semifinals and finishing undefeated en route to another state championship.   The local all-stars finished a perfect 3-0 in pool play before defeating Lawrence County and Bellevue… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Post 60 Earns Third Seed in Independence Day Classic

American Legion Post 60’s senior club defeated Maroon, Ill., in an Independence Day Tournament in Columbia, also falling narrowly to powerhouse Texarkana, Ark., and Tuscaloosa, Ala.   Post 60 earned the three seed heading into the knockout round Saturday, falling to Tuscaloosa 9-7 to see their tournament run come to… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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American Legion Post 60 Baseball Adds Junior Team

The American Legion Post 60 baseball team is competing this summer with a junior team for the first time in program history.   Head coach Fred Aymett has infused the younger team, which includes players who have yet to graduate high school, with local talent and hopes that the end… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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GCHS Baseball Star Weighs Options Following MLB Draft

Giles County High School baseball star Ben Peoples will now have a difficult decision on his hands as the right-handed ace played his way to multiple Division-I scholarships and a 22nd round MLB draft selection.   But according to high school coach Dustin Hill, there may be no wrong answer… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Former Bobcat Named Rookie Pitcher of the Year

After revitalizing his baseball career with a change to a sidearm delivery, Giles County native Tucker Duke has grown into one of the more successful college Bobcats in recent years at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Ala.   Duke developed into a district starting pitcher as an upperclassman during his time… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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C&C Printing Sponsors Third Champion

C&C Printing continued a successful summer, sponsoring its third champion between Cal Ripken Baseball, Little League Softball and Babe Ruth Baseball last week.   This time, the C&C Printing team was from the Babe Ruth classification as champions and all-stars were announced Thursday at Sam Davis Park. Citizen finished second… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Cal Ripken League Names Champs, All-Stars

Another Cal Ripken Baseball season is in the book at Exchange Park as division winners and the league’s seven all-star teams were announced Saturday.   The seven all-star clubs consisting of 12 players each will represent Giles County in upcoming district tournaments where local clubs have historically had success.  … Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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