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Williams Receives National Scholarship

R-T Photo/Wendell Lenhart Trenton Blue Jay Hadley Williams is presented a plaque on Wednesday night at Burleigh Grimes Field in Trenton for receiveing state and national scholarships from the American Legion. Williams was one of just nine national scholarship winners and the first national scholarship recipient ever from the state of Missouri. Williams is pictured shaking hands with American Legion Post 31 Commander Jack Griffin. Also pictured are Hadley’s parents, Shelly, left, and Doug, between Hadley and Griffin.

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Trenton Blue Jay Hadley Williams is presented a plaque on Wednesday night at Burleigh Grimes Field in Trenton for receiveing state and national scholarships from the American Legion. Williams was one of just nine national scholarship winners and the first national scholarship recipient ever from the state of Missouri. Williams is pictured shaking hands with American Legion Post 31 Commander Jack Griffin. Also pictured are Hadley’s parents,

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Machine Pitch Teams In Tournament

Bode Austin

Bode Austin

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Bode Austin of Trenton American Family Insurance puts the bat on the ball during the Harrison County League Machine Pitch Tournament on Wednesday night in Gilman City. American Family Insurance dropped its match-up with Pattonsburg, falling 9-8 in extra innings. The Trenton squad will be back in Gilman City tonight, playing at 7 p.m. in the double-elimination tournament.

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Summer Ball Winding Down

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Summer ball seasons in Trenton are on the downhill side as teams around the area are wrapping up their 2016 campaigns. Above, Lily Hall of Premier Eyecare Associates puts a ball in play during her team’s T-Ball match-up with Loud and Clear Communications at Ray Van Meter Park on Friday night. Across town at Burleigh Grimes Field, Jesse Farmer, left, was firing pitches for Trenton’s senior league

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Trenton Blue Jays Second In Sedalia

The Trenton Blue Jays AAA American Legion baseball team was in tournament action again last weekend, finishing second at Sedalia. The Blue Jays opened the tournament with a 4-0 win over Springfield Hillcrest and followed that up with a 4-3 win over Fulton and a 4-0 win over Warrensburg. In the championship game, however, the Blue Jays fell 8-6 to Quincy, finishing second with a 3-1 record.
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Blue Jays Remain Undefeated In District Play

The Trenton Blue Jays American Legion baseball team continued its winning ways in district play, taking an 11-7 win over Chillicothe in action on Wednesday night at Burleigh Grimes Field
Chillicothe came back in game two, defeating Trenton 14-5. However, that contest does not count in the district standing, leaving the Blue Jays with an unblemished record of 4-0.
Game one saw the Blue Jays score 11 runs on 10

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’Jays Run Table, Win Chilli Tournament

The Trenton Blue Jays AAA American Legion baseball team ran a 3-0 record over the weekend, winning the Chillicothe Tournament with wins over the host team as well as Moberly and the North Central Falcons.
Trenton opened the tournament Friday night, defeating Chillicothe 10-5 and then followed that up with a 4-2 win over Moberly and an 8-0 win over North Central on Saturday.
The ’Jays’ offense wasted little time

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NCMC Youth Baseball Camps

The North Central Missouri College and Trenton High School baseball programs are teaming up to host a youth baseball camp on July 12 and 13 at Burleigh Grimes Field in Trenton.
The camp will be divided into two session by grade. Students entering grades 3-5 will meet on Tuesday, July 12 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Students entering grades 6-8 will meet on Wednesday, July 13 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The

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Trenton Holding Baseball Camp

Spencer Harris

Spencer Harris

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The first-ever Trenton High School baseball team opened camp on Monday at Burleigh Grimes Field under the direction of Head Coach Andy Hight and Assistant Coach Joel Hultman. As of Tuesday, 19 campers were in attendance at the camp. The camp runs from noon to 2:30 p.m. each day through Thursday and will run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday. Above, Spencer Harris

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Blue Jays Run 3-1 Record Over The Weekend

The Trenton Blue Jays AAA American Legion baseball team was in action over the weekend, traveling to Hannibal for a doubleheader on Saturday and hosting Moberly in a doubleheader at Burleigh Grimes Field on Sunday.
Trenton won three of the four games played over the weekend, sweeping Hannibal on Saturday and drawing a split with Moberly on Sunday.
Saturday
Trenton edged defending district champion Hannibal in the opener on Saturday,

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