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Cecil hands Bonduel first loss in Dairyland baseball

Leader Sports Editor

CECIL The Cecil Mud Hens picked up their first win of the new season, while at the same time handing the Broncos of Bonduel their first loss with a 13-6 win in Dairyland action Sunday afternoon.

A six-run eighth inning from Cecil broke open a 7-6 game as the Cecil offense pounded out 12 hits in the win. Todd Kroll pitched five innings for the Mud Hens to pick up the win, while Jason Boldt came on in relief to get the save working the final four innings.

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14
May

Clintonville opens BABA play with win over Neopit

Leader Sports Editor

NEOPIT The 2000 BABA season opened Sunday afternoon with Clintonville picking up a 6-2 win over Neopit thanks to a four-run fifth inning effort from the Clintonville bats.

With the game tied 2-2 heading into the fifth inning Clintonville broke open the game scoring four runs and held on for the 6-2 win. Steve Everts picked up the win on the mound for Clintonville, while Navarino's Mario Munoz got the loss.

Sun
14
May

Gun control rally leaves next move in hands of Congress

Associated Press

WASHINGTON Advocates of tighter gun control laws hope a mass turnout of mothers and families at a weekend march will spur activism that breaks the gridlock in the Republican-run Congress.

In the wake of tragic shooting sprees across the country, participants in Sunday's "Million Mom March" signed thousands of Mother's Day cards printed with the message: "Forget the flowers … forget the chocolate … forget breakfast in bed. This Mother's Day, give us a present that lasts: common-sense gun laws."

Sun
14
May

Rodeo stars

Brianna Marohl, 8, of Shawano, tries to stay on the straight and narrow path during one of many tests at the annual Shawano Optimists Club Rodeo Saturday morning.

About 200 youths participated in the Shawano Optimists Club Bike Rodeo Saturday morning at Shawano Community Middle School.

The cold, windy weather apparently cut attendance at the event, which has attracted nearly 400 children the past two years, said coordinator Michael Sleeper.

Students tested their skills on several courses and were scored by club members.

Sun
14
May

Tourism spending in Shawano County up over 5 years

Leader Reporter

Tourists are spending an ever increasing amount of money in Shawano County each year, according to a recently released study of the economic impact of travelers in Wisconsin paid for by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism.

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