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TIMES-NEWS, HARTFORD, KENTUCKY, APRIL 22, 2004, PAGE 8-B BY NElL GRANT Bridget Gillim, who both are Barnes' number two pitcher, dates. Times-News sports writer now playing, at Ker tuckySen ors Brit' y Watson When asked about his sea- Wesleyan College on athletic and Kerri Matting A. along son schedule, Barnes pointed scholarships, along with with juniors Amanda to perennial power The .2004 edition of the catcher Candace Guerrero Critchelow, Brittany Givens, Owensboro Catholic along Ohio County High School and infielder Natalie Parks. and Samantha Schroader, with Grayson County as the Lady Eagles fast-pitch soft- But, while Barnes called this sophomore Emily Kaysinger, "teams to beat" in the Third ball team got off a fast start season a "rebuilding year", and eighth grader Courtney Region. The coach called de- in the first two weeks of their with team goals of Albin have been providingfending 12th District charn- season, winning their first "teach(ing) the fundamentals the offensive spark in the pion Grayson County as a five games without a loss. and work hard,, the coachseason's first five contest. "top five {team)in the state." The quick start may have also pointed to "determina- Other sophomores on the Barnes' picks in the region's taken second-year head tion, dedication, and hard 2004 Lady Eagle roster in- districts included: Ninth- coach Bar y Barnes some- work" as strengths of the'04 clude Allie Edge, FeliciaOwensboroCatholic, Tenth- what by surprise, as the vet- Lady Eagles. Lindsey, and Hillori Patton. Muhlenberg South, and eran coach described his cur- To be successful, the head The Lady Eagles' roster Eleventh-Hancock County. rentteaminapreseasonsur- coach said, "We must throw also includes freshmen Coach Barnesis beingas- vey as "rebuilding...(we're a) the ball over the plate...(we Whitney Burden, Heather sisted again this season by young team with two se- have) inexperienced Cardwell, Alexis Coleman,Billy Garner, who will work niors." If the Lady Eagles pitchers...we must catch the Ashley Duncan, Natalie with the junior varsity squad continue on their current ball and make very few mis- Spencer, and Crystal Rowe. while not assisting with the course, they should better takes." Barnes listed "pitch- The Lady Eagles' 2004 varsity team. The Lady last year's 12-12 season ing, catching,(and) scoring season schedule includes 26 Eagles' 2004 JV goals include mark, one in which the runs" as concerns entering regular-season contests "teaching (them) how to play" OCHS girls finished second the season, along with participation in and "work(ing) on pitching." in the 12th District to But freshman Skye the Hancock County Invita- To be successful, theyounger Grayson County. Tinsley seems to have solved tional Tournament this Fri- squad has to work on "fun- Barnes lost several strong the Lady Eagles' pitchingday and Saturday, April 16- damentals on offense and players from last year includ- problems, as she has an 17. Also on tap are 26junior defense...must catch the ing veteran pitcher Meredith early-season record of 5-0. varsity games, one with each ball." Team strengths are' McConnell and infielder Sophomore Kodi Ashby is of the regular-season varsity "yet to be seen", according Barnes, with areas of uncer- tainty "everywhere." Rodney Albin has joined the Lady Eagle softball staff this year and will be prima- rily working with the OCHS freshmen girls' squad when not assisting with the other teams. Like the JV squad, Barnes' goals for the fresh- men is to "teach (them) how to play the game...develop pitching....(to) get used to hit- ting fast-pitch instead of slow." And, like the JV unit, the squad's strengths and weaknesses are "unknown" at this time. Along with the aforemen- tioned freshmen, the fresh- man and JV squads will be supplemented by eighth graders Erica Curtis, Kelly Johnston, Jensen Keown, and Taneta Puckett along with seventh graders Andrea Davis, Michelle Dockery, Jeana Harper, and Kori Lewis. The Lady Eagle freshman squad opened a seven-game schedule this Wednesday night, April 14, at Grayson County. Other games may be added to the freshman sched- ule as the season progresses. About the coaches: Barry Barnes is native who basketball Campbellsville primary sport girls' Muhlenberg County. coached former Drakesboro High as pitch s physical at OCHS, he live: Dam. Bill' Ohio County of OCHS the local various eral years, driver and tant at the He and wife Beaver Dam daughter and tire Ohio the Ol nolo Brenda their children- Dustin Bratcher/photo The 2004 Ohio County Lady Eagle fast-pitch softball team. Pictured L-to-R back row: coach Billy Garner, Jensen Keown, Kerri Mattingly, Amanda Critchelow, Britney Watson, Samantha Schroader, Skye Tinsley, HIIlori Patton and head coach Barry Barnes. Front row: Crystal Rowe, Erika Curtis, Kodi Ashby, Courtney Albin, Britney Givens and Emily Kassinger. m It's fun to know The LIBRARY o[ @ Located in the Leader-News/WNES Office Building on Everly Brothers Boulevard, Central City. 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SALES REPRESENTATIVES: WAYNE THOMPSON AND ANGELA WILSON Phone:270-754-3000 1-800-842-3453 Fax: 270-754-9484 April 22: The Rosine Area Community Choir will sing at Rosine United Methodist April 22: Fort Hartford Muzzleloaders Bingo #ORG-0726 every Thursday night at For more information call 276-5128. April 22: There will be an O.A. young people's meeting at 7 p.m. Center for people with overeating problems. For more information call Sar~ie, 4093. April 22: A.A. meets from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. at St. Francis Community Center April 22: James Huff, a veterans administrations service officer, will be at County Park, from 10 a.rm to I p.m. He will assist anyone with filling out claimS, service for all veterans. For information, call 276-3688. April 22: Nelson Creek Ramblers will play at Ohio County April 23: Bluegrass, country and gospel music at Rosine Barn Jamboree It's free! April 23: Nelson Creek Ramblers will play at Ohio County Park, Building #1. April 23-24: Auction and yard sale at Ohio County Park. April 23-25: Hillbilly Club (camping) at Ohio County Park. April 24: Country Jamboree Band will play for a dance at Ohio County April 24: Horse Show at Ohio County Park, arena. April 25: The VFW will have Bingo #ORG.0749. Doors open at 1 p.m,; Bing I April 26: Divorce Care divorce recovery seminar and support group meets Assembly in Owensboro at 7 p.m. Child care will he at 800 Chuck Gray Court (Frederica Bypass). For more information, call Counseling Services: 270-691-1122. April 26: A.A. meets 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. at old Wayland School, Together We Care, ! April 27: The VFW will have Bingo #ORG.0749 at 7 p.m. at the VFW building. tion, call 274-7347. April 27: Weight Watchers will meet at the Render Center (old Wayland school) ~ ins are at 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m; meetings at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. For more 651-6000. April 27: AA and N.A. meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Center in the room. April 27: Them will be a dance at Ohio County Park every Tuesday night, the month, at 7 p.m, Smoke-free. April 28: Ohio County Quilt Club will meet at Hartford Christian Church. Y local (270) 274-2400 HOL~: 507 N. , hool St t Fri. 9-S It VICKI 1209 N,