It will be another week full of athletic activities for Oran High school spring athletes.
The fun starts tomorrow (Monday) at 4 pm when track and field will participate in the Chaffee Open. Thirty minutes later the 6-3 baseball team will take on the 9-1 Red Devils in a game that will play in Chaffee.
On Tuesday, baseball travels to Fruitland to take on the Saxony Lutheran Crusaders (9-2), Meanwhile, softball 6-1) travels to New Madrid County Central, a team that enters the week at 2-6. Both games start at 4:30 pm.
Wednesday will see softball travel to Dexter (3-4). That one starts at 4:30 also.
Baseball will head to Delta (1-5) on Thursday while softball hosts Kennett (7-1). And yes, they start at 4:30 pm
Times change a little on Friday.
Softball will compete in the inaugural Old Settlement Varsity Softball Tournament on Friday and
Here is some pertinent information:
Hosts: Ste. Genevieve High School, Valle Catholic High School and Park Hills Central High School
Date: Friday, April 20th (Pool Play) and Saturday, April 21st (Gold, Silver, and Bronze bracket play)
Location: Ste. Genevieve High School’s Leon’s Field (turf), Ste. Genevieve High School’s Yanks North Field (turf), Ste. Genevieve Community Center’s Challenger Field (turf), and Park Hills Central High School Field (dirt)
- Concession and bathrooms are available very close to the fields.
- Spectator parking will be on the lot directly next to the fields.
- No admission
- Programs will be available at no cost
- Plaques will be awarded to the first, second, third and fourth place teams. Medals will be awarded to 15 players/coaches as well for 1st-4th place teams.
- Each game will be 7 innings long or an hour and 30 minutes (whichever comes first) with no innings beginning after the time limit. Championship games of Gold, Silver and Bronze brackets will have no time limit.
- Mercy rule applies to all games in the tournament
Friday Schedule (coin flip for home and away for all games)
Pool 1 Leon’s Field (SGHS) Pool 2 Yanks’ Field (SGHS)
4:00- Ste. Gen vs. Oran 4:00- Kingston vs. Malden
5:30- Oran vs. Arcadia Valley 5:30- Malden vs. Bismarck
6:00- Ste. Gen vs. Arcadia Valley 6:00- Kingston vs. Bismarck
Pool 3 Challenger Field (Valle Catholic) Pool 4 Park Hills Central HS
4:00- Valle Catholic vs. Scott City 4:00- Park Hills vs. West County
5:30- Scott City vs. Potosi 5:30- West County vs. Kennett
6:00- Valle Catholic- Potosi 6:00- Park Hills vs. Kennett
Saturday Schedule (Coin Flip for home and away for all games)
Fields will be decided after the conclusion of Friday night’s games
Gold Bracket Bronze Bracket
11:00- Pool 1 winner vs. Pool 2 Winner 11:00- Pool 1 last place vs. Pool 2 last place
12:30- Pool 3 winner vs. Pool 4 winner 12:30- Pool 3 last place vs. Pool 4 last place
2:00- 3rd Place Game 2:00- 11th place game
3:30- Championship Game 3:30- 9th place game
11:00- Pool 1 runner-up vs. Pool 2 runner-up
12:30- Pool 3 runner-up vs. Pool 4 runner-up
2:00- 7th place game
3:30- 5th place game
On Saturday, the baseball team is in the 7th annual Notre Dame High School Baseball Showcase.
They will take on Jackson at Whitey Herzog field at noon before traveling to Notre Dame Regional high school to take on the Bulldogs at 4 pm.
Here is the complete schedule of the event. In the past, admission has been $5 and is good all day.
7th Annual Notre Dame High School Baseball Showcase
Notre Dame Traid, IL
Dexter Valle Catholic
Cape Central Cooter
Friday April 20th
@ Notre Dame
430pm – Notre Dame v/s Valle
630pm – Triad v/s Dexter
- Home team is listed last
- Cages will be available before games (turf shoes in cages)
- No infield because of tight schedule
Saturday April 21st
10am – Valle Catholic v/s Scott City
12pm – Cooter v/s Valle Catholic
2pm – Notre Dame v/s Triad
4pm – Notre Dame v/s Oran
10am – Jackson v/s Triad
12pm – Jackson v/s Oran
130pm – Scott City v/s Kennett
4pm – Cape Central v/s Cooter