|Scooper Baseball prepares for season; opening game is Friday
Gary Matthews - March 23, 2017
STURGIS, S.D. – The Sturgis Scooper baseball team begins their season Friday night with a home game against Lead-Deadwood.
Scooper head coach Wade Huntington says they have 27 players on the roster this year, and is looking for a much improved season.
Four seniors return this year. They include Caleb Bates, Chris Nash, Jarett Keffeler and Steve Fischer.
The Scoopers have a co-op agreement with Newell, and coach Huntington says several Newell area athletes are also part of this year’s squad.
Bates returns as a starting pitcher this year for the Scoopers. Other pitchers returning from last year include Devin Odle, Josh West, Nick Anderson and Brian Duran.
The Scooper varsity game is set for 5.00 p.m. Friday night at Strong Field, with the Junior Varsity to follow at 7:30 p.m.
KBHB will air the season opening varsity game Friday night.