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Micksburg Throwball


MICKSBURG – Two throwball games played at Micksburg’s outdoor Diamond, on September 3rd.

The game began with Chris Patterson saying a few words about Teddy Metcalfe, an umpire of 50 years, and Wade Penny, umpire of 40 years, both who recently died.

“Let’s play ball, and obviously, we’re looking for umpires.” he said, as the first game began.

The Brewers and the Bucks faced off at 6:45, with the former winning 5-2.

Despite heavy rain delaying their game by 30 minutes, the teams went on with the second game at 9pm.

It continued to rain throughout the game.

The Tubman Autobody Twins won their game with 5-4 against the Crystal View Athletics.

Darren Bruce, one of the players for the Twins, said this was the second time they’d faced the Athletics.

“First game they beat us, so this game we’re coming in hot.” He said.