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Amarillo Thunderheads Drop Series with Wichita

The Amarillo Thunderheads were unsuccessful in winning their series with Wichita as they won game two 5-4 and lost game three 16-7. Thunderhead fans celebrated Fourth of July with Stefan Gartrell hitting a walk off home run Saturday night in the win. Wichita converted on 16 runs off of 14 hits in their win on Sunday. Amarillo dropped their record to 20-23 on the season. The Thunderheads begin their four-game home series against Joplin tonight at 7:05 pm.

Seven Panhandle Baseball Players on All-State Team

Seven Panhandle baseball players were selected into the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association Academic All-State team. In Class 5A, four of the players were from Hereford and another was from Randall. Bushland and Pampa each had one player represent them on the Class 4A team.

Canyon High Hurdler Norman Grimes Victorious in USATF World Youth Track & Field Trials

Soon-to-be Canyon High senior hurdler Norman Grimes continues his dominate summer as he qualified for both the 400-meter hurdles and 110 hurdles at the USATF World Youth Track and Field Trials Wednesday. Grimes took first in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 51.67 and took second in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 13.64. Grimes will represent the U.S. team in the IAAF World Youth Championships July 15th to the 19th in Columbia.

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