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Hampshire Sports Action:
The baseball team defeated Frankfort in both games of yesterday’s doubleheader. The Trojans allowed one run on four hits in both games combined. The first game was a 10-0 shutout and game two was a 14-1 drubbing. The team plays tonight at home against Berkeley Springs at 5 p.m. for senior night.
The Softball team fell to Elkins 5-0 in the opening sectional playoff game. Hampshire now plays at the Tigers today. If they win they will play a deciding game 3 as the second half of a doubleheader.
National sports news:
Jacksonville wide receiver Justin Blackmon has been suspended for the first for games of the season for violating the league substance abuse policy.
Tim Tebow was cut by the New York Jets
Golfer Vijay Singh was not suspended for using deer antler spray.
How did our local MLB teams fare?
The Pirates lost to the Brewers 12-8.
The Nationals lost to the Braves 8-1.
The Orioles beat the Mariners 7-2.
Did you know?
Jason Collins recently became the first openly gay athlete of a major sport. He is 34 and on the back end of his career and currently without a team.