Pitch, Hit & Run Winners: The Madison Parks Department hald its second annual Pitch, Hit & Run competition Sunday at the Rucker Sports Complex. Winners were (from left): Kneeling — Mitchell Cammack, Colton Copeland and Keaton Rowlett; standing — Seth Hartwell, Carter Harmon, Ben Orrill, Chloe Ferris, Hunter Ferris and Talon Harmon. Emma Cammack is not pictured. (Submitted photo)
Pitch, Hit & Run Winners: The Madison Parks Department hald its second annual Pitch, Hit & Run competition Sunday at the Rucker Sports Complex. Winners were (from left): Kneeling — Mitchell Cammack, Colton Copeland and Keaton Rowlett; standing — Seth Hartwell, Carter Harmon, Ben Orrill, Chloe Ferris, Hunter Ferris and Talon Harmon. Emma Cammack is not pictured. (Submitted photo)
- Madison Parks Department hosted the second annual local Pitch, Hit & Run competition Sunday at the Rucker Sports Complex.

Pitch, Hit & Run is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball.

Nearly 20 local boys and girls ages of 7-14 competed in the event. Those placing first in each category and each overall champion per division advance to the sectional round of Pitch Hit & Run on Sunday, May 18 in Versailles.

Local results were:

Boys 7-8 Year Old Division: Mitchell Cammack was the Overall Champion. Cammack also won the Pitch and the Run and tied with Colton Copeland in the Hit.

Boys 9-10 Year Old Division: Carter Harmon was the Overall Champion. Harmon also won the Pitch and the Hit. Ben Orrill was first in the Run.

Boys 11-12 Year Old Division: Seth Hartwel was the Overall Champion. Hartwell also won the Hit. Keaton Rowlett was first in the Run and Hartwell and Rowlett tied for first in the Pitch.

Boys 13-14 Year Old Division: Hunter Ferris was the Overall Champion. Ferris also won the Pitch and Run. Talon Harmon was first in the Hit.

Girls 11-12 Year Old Division: Chloe Ferris was the Overall Champion. Ferris also won the Pitch and Hit. Emma Cammack was first in the Run.



- The River Roots Festival will hold its Kill The Hill Run/Walk on Saturday, May 17 at the Heritage Trail in Madison.

Registration prior to May 9 costs $10 while same-day registration will take place from 7 a.m.to 7:45 and will cost $15. The race begins at 8 a.m.

All participants registered by May 9 will receive a T-shirt.



- The Madison Men's Softball league will have an organizational meeting on today at the Broadway Hotel and Tavern on the patio.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in entering a team in the league should have a representative at the meeting. Entry fee per team is $600.

For more information contact Scott Davidson at 812-265-8308 or 812-493-9840.



- The Southwestern Athletic Department in conjuction with AWA Supreme Wrestling in Madison will host a night of pro wrestling on Friday, May 23 at the high school.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the event will begin at 7:30. Tickets are $7 and concessions will be available.

WWE, NWA and WCW legend Ricky Morton will be wrestling on the card along with Southwestern athletic director Tom Scroggins who will be teaming with a mystery parter to take on AWA Supreme Tag Team champions Morty's Millionares.

The event will take place in the high school gym.



- Jefferson County Tennis Association has started its annual spring drive for memberships.

Registration forms have been mailed to known tennis players and forms are also available from the website www.jeffersoncountytennis.4t.com or at the information boxes located at area tennis courts.

The association offers leagues for women and men of all skill levels, including up and down doubles in the fall. Junior players 16 and older are also welcome.

For more info, call Ken Ward at (812) 599-5726 or Chris Prime at (812) 528-7888.



- The Outdoor Women at Big Oaks event will be held on Saturday, June 7 from 7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

The one-day event is designed for women to gain valuable outdoor skills and knowledge in an environment that encourages fun and success in the outdoors.

The event will take place at the Historic Old Timbers Lodge at the Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge. Registration forms are available at www.bigoaks.org or call (812) 273-0783.



- The Englishton Park Presbyterian Ministries in Lexington is holding its Eighth 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, June 14.

The event begins and ends at Englishton Park and covers part of the Civil War trek made by Confederate General John Hunt Morgan.

Early registration must be postmarked by May 21 and costs $17 which includes a T-shirt. Registration after May 21 will cost $20 with T-shirts an extra $8.

Sign-in for the race begins at 7:15 a.m. with the race starting at 8:15 a.m. Entry forms are available at www.englishtonpark.com.

For more info, call Kristi Rowell at (812) 592-1937.