Ellyn Angelotti

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After fire alarm, voting resumes at Central Junior High
03:35 p.m., April 1, 2008 Updated 04:26 p.m.
A fire alarm this afternoon at Central Junior High School temporarily suspended voting in the special election for Lawrence school district voters.
Phenix Rusk comes up short against Blazer Blitz in extra innings
July 27, 2005
Usually home field is an advantage for teams. For the 14-U Phenix-Rusk team, getting to play at home ended up being a loss in the opening round of the American Fastpich Assn. National “B” Touranment. After jumping to an early 2-0 lead, the Phenix suffered a 3-2 loss to the Blazer Blitz.
Hummers hit road bump in pool play, rebound when it counts
July 27, 2005
The Hummers had an easy route through pool play of the American Fastpitch Assn. National “B” Tournament, opening the tournament with a forfeit and a lopsided victory. But it was a different story in the Hummers’ third and final game in tourney pool play. The team was shut out, 6-0, by the Sun Devils at Clinton Lake Sports Complex.
Cubs, Yanks share players, scrimmage
July 27, 2005
Though the final Jhawk Baseball game for the Cubs and the Yankees at Holcom on July 11 was decided before it began, both teams walked away with smiles on their faces and trophies in their hands.
Victory gives Purple Power undefeated Jhawk Softball season
July 27, 2005
The Purple Power’s ability to decisively dominate the Jhawk Softball league was put to test in its second-to-last league game against White Tigers on July 13 at Youth Sports Inc. Although the Purple Power won, 7-5, the White Tigers threatened to deliver the team its first loss.
Fyler finds tourney success at home
July 27, 2005
After going 1-1 in pool play of the American Fastpitch Assn. “B” National Tournament, Phenix-Fyler took on the Harvard (Ill.) Sting in the first round of bracket play.
Weather won’t cut tournament short
July 20, 2005
Last year, rain caused the American Fastpitch Assn. National B Tournament to be an abbreviated version of what it should have been. A series of showers and thunderstorms put a damper on the tournament, forcing officials to cut the weeklong event short because of the unplayable, saturated fields.
Former Royals inspire, teach children
July 20, 2005
The Royals have been Christian Iles’ motivation for learning life skills like reading. But most importantly, they have been the 6-year-old’s inspiration to learn how to play baseball.
Hot bats come with players maturing
July 20, 2005
A rare July cold front couldn’t chill the hot bats of the players in the final Rookie Baseball matchup between Team 2 and Team 8 on July 12 at Youth Sports Inc.
Tournament Briefs
July 13, 2005
Area teams began post-season tournament play. Look at how the DCABA select team, Rebels and Hummers fared in tournament play.

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Uma Patel, of Independence, and Matt Espinosa, of Vancouver, Wash., visit the Cadillac Ranch for Ticket Night on July 3. Patel's heels with jeans reflect the trend of dressing up a casual look. Watch for party pics every Wednesday in the Deadwood edition of

Fyler outfielder Jill Spratt makes the grab to record the out in a bracket play game of the American Fastpitch Assn. National "B" Tournament on Thursday at Youth Sports Inc.

The sun sets on a Jhawk Softball game at Youth Sports Inc.

Cubs player Carlos Florez swings at a pitch during a Jhawk Baseball game at Holcom.

Phenix Ts player Lisa Pearse pitches a ball during a American Fastpitch Assn. National "B" Tournament game at Youth Sports Inc. on Wednesday.

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