Old Abes baseball soars

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Old Abes Varsity Baseball Coach Dave Sparger.

Old Abes Varsity Baseball Coach Dave Sparger.

2016 has been the year of the Old Abes baseball team. With an impressive 7-2 record in the Big Rivers Conference (BRC) and an overall record of 17-2 the Abes are soaring. Most recently Memorial defeated Hudson Tuesday, May 17. Coach David Sparger has done everything he could do with his athletes resulting in this record. Their next game is Friday, May 20, at Wikanda Park in Menomonie. The game starts at 5:00 p.m. Spectators should always be ready for a showdown between the two rivals.

The Menomonie Mustangs, led by coach Mike King, are currently 2-6 in the BRC with an overall record of 5-11. Most recently the Mustangs lost to Marshfield 0-1 on Friday, May 13, 2016.