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pr" The Hogansville Herald 0 Thursday, Mare 28, 2019 0 Page 8-A Diamond Cavaliers Take Three from Temple By JOHN KUYKENDALL The Callaway High Cavalier baseball team swept Temple in three games last week. I On Tuesday, Mar. 19, the Cavaliers hosted the Temple Tigers and rolled to a 14-1 Vietory. The Tigers got an early lead on the Cavaliers by scoring a run in the top of the first inning, but it was all Callaway after that. Braelin Mitchell came through for the Cavaliers with two- hits and a three-run homer; Brooks Bledsoe came through with three hits and four RBIs; Drake Wade had two hits and scored three runs; Zach Neighbors had a two-run double; Andrew Lock had a hit and RBI and Austin Cardwell and Jabari Smith each had a hit. , , Smith started on the mound for the Cavaliers and Bledsoe By JOHN KUYKENDALL The Callaway High Cavalier soccer teams are playing well but are still having ups and downs with some tough teams competing in Region 5AA. On Tuesday, Mar. 19, the Cavaliers managed to defeat Temple by a score of 2-1 while the girl’s team lost in a heart— breaker by a score of 32 Jose Ruiz and Joe N eese both came through with goals to help lift the Cavaliers past Temple in the boy’s match. In the girl‘s match, the Lady Cavaliers trail score but battled back to win by a score'of 4-2. Callaway Soccer Teams Playing Well ed byfa‘Q-Qi . and Aden Brooks pitched relief. On Friday, Mar. 22, the Cavaliers faced Temple again in a doubleheader and won game one by a score of 17-3 and game two by a score of 15—0. In game one, 12 Cavaliers hitters came through with hits. Trent Sheppard came through with two hits and had four RBIs; Mitchell had two hits and an RBI; Lock had two hits and an RBI; Luke Swarm had a hit and two RBIs; Austin Cardwell and Wesley Marchman each had one hit and two RBIs each; Drake Wade, Eli Freeman, Kade Rogers, Hunter Williamson, Zach Neighbors and Bryce Kurian each had a hit. Justin Moore started on the mound for the Cavaliers and had three shutout innings. Austin Barker tossed two innings for the Cavaliers and Zach Neighbors finished the game toss- ing two innings. ' Ella Cho got the come back started with a goal and then Ashley Bowden scored a goal to tie the game at 2-2. Marisa Acevedo came through with a penalty kick with about two and a half minutes left to play in the match to give the Lady Cavaliers a 3-2 leadand Alyssa N iner scored with less than a minute left to ice the win for the Lady Cavaliers. On Thursday, Mar. 28, the teams will host Bremen and then begin Spring Break returning to action on Apr. 9 again playing at Bremen. The girl’s game. will begin at 5:30 pm. and the boys will play at 7:30 pm. Please come out and sup- portthe soccer'tMS. ,fi .. , 1%; ‘ f. «r Photo By Andy Kober HAVING FUN - After staying indoors during the winter, spring festivals bring people outdoors for family fun. The area spring festival season begins Saturday, Apr. 6, wit Warm Springs on Saturday, Apr. 13. . Spring Festival Sea By ANDY KOBER Just in time for the spring festival season temperatures are becoming pleasant and people are getting outdoors with hopes the incessant rains will be over for a bit. The Loco Daze festival that had been scheduled for last Saturday in Manchester had to be postponed due to electrical issues. That festival has been rescheduled for Saturday, Apr. 27, and that means the local festival sea- son begins in Pine Mountain. THE ANNUAL Pine Mountain Days festival is scheduled for Saturday, Apr. 6, in the downtown area, specifically along Commerce Avenue and Broad Street. Organized by Tara Hall and sponsored by the Pine Mountain Business Association and the Harris County Chamber of Commerce, the event brings a crowd to the downtown area Vendors will include a mix of direct sales along with arts and crafts. A children’s area has been reorganized to include face painting, a chil- dren’s train and possibly a bounce house. Pony rides might also be available. Local musicians Randy and Darlene Dameron will again be organizing entertain- ment for the festival. Pine Mountain Days also includes some excellent food . vendors and once again Pine Mountain and Hopewell fire- fighters will be cooking and W; ‘ “‘5‘” CALL(7°5)443'5040&GET PIE-APPROVE serving hotdogs. ' ' The festival is held 10 am to 5 pm and admission is free. ON SATURDAY, Apr. 13, the Spring Fling returns to Warm Springs. ’ Organized by Lynsey Tyler and sponsored by the Warm Springs Merchants Association, the annual festi- val brings a boost to the num- ber of those visiting Warm Springs. Last year the deci- sion was made to reduce the festival from two days to a sin- gle day, and that proved to, be. a good move. , H Much of the Spring Fling willtake placein thepark with entertainment at the \stage.’ The festival always features an interesting mix of direct sales plus arts and crafts ven- dors. Also along the park will be food vendors. A “kids zone” will be locat- ed on the “pad” across from the old bank building. There will be a number of fun activ- ities for children. Admission is free and the festival will be held 10 am to pm. THOUGH NOT exactly a festival, on Saturday, Apr. 27, the city of Hamilton will be holding the annual Chfldren’s Day as part of Georgia Cities Week. fun events for children, set up along Dogwood Lane in front of the Square. City officials provide Children’s Day has free snow cones, popcorn and cot— . ton candy. There will be rides and a train for children, and the children’s events are free. City equipment will be on display and Pine Mountain Fire Department will have its ladder truck present and let- ting children get wet. This event has drawn some merchandise and food vendors in the past. Children’s Day is held 10 am to 2 pm and there is no admission fee. THE LOCO Daze festival in Manchester has also being held am to 4pm Saturday, . Apr. ,27, in the old mill locat- ed on ‘CallawayStreet. Vendors will be located inside the old mill and outside in the parking lot. Loco Daze is a small fes- tival but provides some unique direct sale vendors, arts and crafts vendors, and food vendors. Admission to the festival is free. ' THE WEEKEND of May 4-5 brings a huge crowd to the small town of Gay. Held together are the Cotton Pickin’ Fair, and Shady Days Arts and Crafts Festival. The Cotton Pickin? Fair is held 8 am to 5 pm both days while the Shady Days is sched- uled for 9 am to pm both days. Both events feature a huge number of arts and crafts ven- dors, homemade products and a large number of food ven- dors. There is an admission fee for the Cotton Pickin’ Fair and CALL... hthe. Pine Mountain Days Festival followed by the Spring Fling in s0n Begins in TWO Weeks Shady Days has free admis- sion. For those attending, expect large crowds at both events along with a large vol- ume of vehicle traffic. LOOKING FURTHER ahead, into early summer, the Peaches in the Pines Festival in Woodbury has been set for Saturday, June 8, at Lake Meriwether. The festival will be open am 1106 pm. ‘In addition to arts and crafts, the festival will fea- food vendors, entertain-v ment throughout the days, and fun stuff for children. r There might be an admis- sion fee. min: t ll Hogansville news. WILuI‘E TODAY AT 706-443-5040 GETPRE-APPROVED HOGANSVlLfE ' On May 3rd, The Hogansville Herald will merge with The, Meriwether Vindicator, its sister newspaper, to bring our readers in Hogansville a bigger and better product. The newspaper will contain both Meriwether County and What makes it better? _ The product will be larger, carry more news and have a much higher circu- lation. The benefit to the reader is more news to read. The benefit to the adver- tiser is a much higher circulation at a lower price. For more information about the merger you may call (706) 846-3188 or email: john@star-mercury.com. In game two, Walt Stewart and Dawson Wright combined for the shutout in a game that ended on the Mercy Rule in . four innings by a score of 15-0. In this game 11 hitters came through with hits for the Cavaliers. Luke Swann had two hits and three RBIs for the Cavaliers; Sheppard, Williamson and Lock each had a hit and an RBI each; Rogers drove in a runner and Wade, Cardwell, Wright and Marchman all had a hit each. On Friday, the Cavaliers will host Lamar County in a Region 5AA matchup doubleheader with games beginning at 4:30 pm. and pm. On Saturday, Mar. 30, the Cavaliers will host Westminster in another doubleheader with games beginning at 12 noon and 2:30 pm. On Thesday, Apr. 2, the Cavaliers will travel to Columbus to play Jordan High at 5:30 pm. Will: 8mm 1mm: Photo Submltted JUMP ROPE FOR HEART First graders in Ms. Norris’ class at Hogansville Elementary School recently partici- pated in Jump Rope for Heart. Will Brooks (above) raised $580, while Adam Hotalen raised $102. Let Us Create An Image 77751! Wfl/ Cause You To Look 714439 70cm 1 , Signs vial/Kinds ; Lamar Oglesby Dennis Milsap 706-975—4373 ‘706—977—9578 The Herald IS Becoming " Bigger allll Better!