June 28, 2010
Former Baseball Standout Jerry Sands Promoted to AA, David Thomas to Play on MLB Network
Former Catawba baseball standout Jerry Sands has been promoted to the Chattanooga Lookouts, the AA Southern League affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Sands enjoyed a stellar first half at Great Lakes, where he was named league player of the week three times and grabbed MVP honors at the Midwest League All-Star Game.
There will be a chance to see former Indian David Thomas play on Tuesday, June 29 as the game between his Stockton Ports and the Bakersfield Blaze will be carried on the MLB Network. First pitch is set for 2 p.m. EST. Thomas returned from a shoulder injury last week that kept him out of action for a month. He went 2-for-3 in his return for the Ports.
Sands hit .333 over the first half of the season at Great Lakes. He swatted 18 home runs and collected 46 RBI. He has homered in three of his first four games with Chattanooga, going 7-for-15. Sands will return to North Carolina in mid-July as the Lookouts invade Zebulon to take on the Carolina Mudcats from July 17-20.
Recent draftees, Wade Moore and Craige Lyerly, have had ups and downs in the single A New York-Penn League. Moore homered in his first game with Vermont, while Lyerly recently delivered a walk-off, game-winning double for Hudson Valley. The two will face each other as the teams meet for a series in late July. Ryan Query homered in his first game with the GCL Braves and Chris Ahearn is on the roster of the AZL Padres. Tim Smith is 4-2 with the independent Washington (PA) Wild Things.
Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-2
Soccer (M) @ Newberry 0-1
Swimming @ King Invitational
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 2-3
Cross Country @ Paul Short Run (Lehigh Univ.) M-32nd,W-37th
Swimming @ King Invitational W-2nd,M-4th
Football @ Limestone 24-52
Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Coker 0-4
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Woodlake CC)
Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Woodlake CC) 6th of 12
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 8th of 16
Volleyball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 1-3
Soccer (M) vs. LEES-McRAE 4-2
Cross Country @ Royals Challenge (McAlpine Park) M-12th;W-26th
Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 1-3
Football @ Carson-Newman 14-59
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-1
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0
Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 6th of 16
Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 5th of 15
Volleyball @ Francis Marion 2-3
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1-2
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-3
Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 3-4
Volleyball vs. UVA-WISE - Dig Pink Match 7 p.m.
Swimming @ East Carolina w/Campbell,LR
Football vs. NEWBERRY noon
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 5:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 8 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC)
Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 1 (Irish Creek CC)
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC)
Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 2 (Irish Creek CC)
Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.
Tennis (W) v. Newberry 2 p.m.
Volleyball @ Coker 7 p.m.
Cross Country @ SAC Championships (Wingate Univ.) 9 a.m.
Football vs. MARS HILL 1:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 5:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 8 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Limestone 5:30 p.m.
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