Sports

Thu
18
May

Warrick eighth place in shot put at state meet

AUSTIN -- Pittsburg senior Bradlee Warrick finished eighth place in the Class 4A boys’ shot put with a throw of 49-3 on May 12 at the UIL State Track and Field Championships at the University of Texas.
He fouled three of his six attempts.
Graham’s Hunter Dooley placed first with a mark of 54-2.25, while Gunnar Murphy of Melissa was second at 53-4.25.

Wed
17
May

Carthage ends Lady Pirates’ season at regional quarterfinals

By Dannie Oliveaux | publisher@campcountynow.com

Wed
10
May

Lady Pirates push past Bullard in 3 games, face Carthage in regional quarterfinals

LONGVIEW – The Pittsburg Lady Pirates coming off an opening game loss, bounced back to win two game as they advanced to the Class 4A Region 2 quarterfinals.
Pittsburg fell in a close one, 4-3, to Bullard on May 5 at Pine Tree Field, but came back on Saturday for two consecutive wins, 4-2 and 7-0.
“We are super excited to be advancing to the third round as area champs,” said head coach Brandi Batchelor. “To our knowledge this has not happened since 1998 when they went four rounds.”
After dropping the first game of the best-of-three game series, 4-3, on Friday, the Lady Pirates put together two wins.
 “We knew it would be tough against Bullard especially after losing game one and having to come back and beat them twice on Saturday,” Batchelor said. “We were persistent and the girls stayed pumped. It’s so cool seeing the girls play for each other instead of themselves.”

Thu
04
May

Pirates release 2017 football schedule

By Dannie Oliveaux | publisher@campcountynow.com

Thu
04
May

Warrick takes first in shot put, state meet next

From Staff Reports

Wed
03
May

Lady Pirates win bi-district, Bullard up next in area round

MINEOLA – The Pittsburg Lady Pirates won their Class 4A bi-district matchup against Brownsboro and will face Bullard in the area round on Friday and Saturday, May 5 and 6, at Pine Tree Field in Longview.
The first game of the best of three series is 7 p.m. Friday and the second game is 2 p.m. Saturday. If a third game is need, it is set for 4 p.m.
Pittsburg defeated Brownsboro in a best of three series. They won the April 28 game, 1-0 and the next day took the series with a 5-3 win.

For complete story, read the May 4 edition of The Gazette.

Wed
03
May

Yantis finishes 24th at 4A regional golf tournament

CANTON — Pittsburg’s Jackson Yantis fired a 161 (76, 85) to tie for 24th at the Class 4A Region II Golf Tournament at Van Zandt Country Club on April 24-25.
Yantis was in 11th place after he fired a 76 on the first day.
Canton finished at 594 as a team for the championship. Pleasant Grove was the runner-up at 611, and Argyle had a 614 for third.
 

Wed
03
May

Pirates end season with 1-0 play-in loss to Atlanta

LONGVIEW – The Pittsburg Pirates ended their season with a 1-0 loss to Atlanta in a play-in for fourth place in District 14-4A at Lobo Stadium on April 28.
Atlanta will represent 14-4A in bi-district action this week. The Pirates end the season 20-11 overall.
The Rabbits scored the game’s lone run in the bottom of the fifth inning on a single.
Jake Thompson struck out six Pirates in seven innings on the mound. He allowed just three hits.
Brett McGee took the loss for Pittsburg. He threw six innings and allowed seven hits, while fanning six and walked one.
Chris Garcia, Jace Woods and Dakota Torrey each had a hit for the Pirates. Pittsburg left five runners on base.
 

Wed
26
Apr

Pittsburg High tracksters headed to 4A regional meet

By Dannie Oliveaux | publisher@campcountynow.com

Tue
25
Apr

North Lamar spoils Lady Pirates’ Senior Night with win

The No. 4. North Lamar Pantherettes spoiled Senior Night for the Pittsburg Lady Pirates with a 10-1 win in District 14-4A action April 19.
North Lamar struck first as Bailee Nickerson drilled a solo home run in the top of the first inning.
The Lady Pirates tied the score when Madison Busch scored on an error.
North Lamar came back for four runs in the second, another in the fourth and ended the scoring with four in the sixth.
The Lady Panthers finished with 10 hits, while Pittsburg managed four.
North Lamar used two pitchers as Reagan Richardson recorded the win. She fanned eight batters and walked one while allowing four hits. 
Brooke Collard struck out five and walked one in three innings of relief.
Sydney Reynolds, Madison Sansom, Kaycee Parker and Busch each had a hit.
In the circle, Parker allowed 10 hits, struck out 10 and walked six.

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