In a battle of unbeaten teams, Dubuque Co., Iowa exploited its perceived underdog status to knock off the tournament’s other top dog, Cabot, Ark., 6-4, in third-round play of the double-elimination 2021 American Legion Mid South Regional Tournament at Duncan Field Friday night.
Perhaps the only team Oak Grove Post 379 didn’t want to see in the 2021 American Legion Mid-South Regional was Washington Post 218.
Coming off of Thursday night’s heartbreaking loss, it would have been easy for Five Points Bank to lay down in Friday’s elimination game against Nebraska state champion Gretna. But Hastings is still on a mission to prove that it belongs in the discussion of the best teams in the region.
You live by the bunt, you die by the bunt.
Scoring in bunches is a mainstay of the team from Cabot, Arkansas that won its state championship last month.
Gene Taylor’s Baseball Club led for 11 1/2 innings of the 14 it played in the 2021 American Legion Mid-South Regional.
In Gretna’s 3-0 win Thursday to stave off elimination, the Dragons scored all of their runs in one inning to bounce Pittsburg Post 64, the Kansas state champion, from the 2021 American Legion Mid-South Regional tournament.
Cabot, Arkansas, continued Wednesday on the hot streak that helped it reach the Mid-South American Legion regional baseball tournament at Duncan Field.
There was a lot of pressure on Five Points Bank in the night cap of the first day of the Mid-South Regional tournament.
After a great start from Gene Taylor’s Baseball Club — with it leading 3-0 after three innings — Dubuque County needed a response.
Of all the numbers on Duncan Field’s scoreboard Wednesday morning through the first game of the 2021 American Legion Mid-South Regional tournament, one stood out more than the rest.
After the success of the 2019 Mid-South Regional Tournament at Duncan Field, I fully expected to be covering the tournament in 2021. However, I thought surely it would be the third time Hastings was hosting the event.
CABOT, Ark. — Like many other American Legion teams and towns in the state, Cabot, Arkansas, had never experienced a state title before winning one this summer.
OAK GROVE, Mo. — You can’t talk about Oak Grove American Legion baseball without mentioning Ron Johnson.
WASHINGTON, Mo. — In 2019, one of the teams representing the state of Missouri won the Mid-South Regional Tournament at Duncan Field, qualifying for the American Legion baseball World Series in Shelby, N.C. In 2021, Washington Post 218 would be more than happy to become the second consecutiv…
EPWORTH, Iowa — The level of competition at the American Legion Mid-South Regional baseball tournament will be a challenge for every team that makes the trip to Hastings. Iowa state champion Dubuque County will have some additional obstacles to overcome, most prominently the fact that they h…
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The number of American Legion baseball teams in the state of Colorado may not have been as high as it used to be, but the state champion Gene Taylor Baseball Club out of Grand Junction, Colo., is no stranger to tough competition.
PITTSBURG, Kan. — When it comes to evaluating baseball teams, it's easy for the eyes to dart right to the lineup's batting average, or to inquire about a left-hander's ERA, or even the defense's fielding percentage. But when asked about his squad, the first thing Tyler Brynds pointed out was…
GRETNA — The best teams come through when their backs are against the wall, and that’s just what Gretna Post 216 did in this year’s Nebraska American Legion baseball state tournament.
This year’s Mid-South American Legion Regional Tournament is about far more than balls and strikes.
Hastings Five Points Bank realizes how lucky it is to still be playing baseball this late into the summer having not won a state championship.
All games at Duncan Field
By the far the most experienced Hastings Five Points Bank player, Gabe Conant is, to no surprise, one of the team’s biggest leaders.