Heading into the 2011 baseball season, it was known White County would have a competitive team. But the Warriors, led by the pitching duo of seniors David Sosebee and Luke Crumley, ended up reaching heights historic to the program.
There was a time when Lanier Speedway saw its bleachers packed, parking lot full and big-time NASCAR races gracing its tracks. But those days are long gone. Now, track owner Donnie Clack is struggling just to keep the place operating, and is on the verge of having to sell the speedway due to poor attendance.
BUFORD - After the game's final out, Buford pitcher Josh Heddinger simply tossed his glove 30 feet in the air, standing almost subdued as he waited for his ecstatic teammates to charge the mound to help him celebrate.
BUFORD - Pike County ended Buford's string of postseason wins with a 10-3 victory in Game 1 of the Class AA state championship series, but the Wolves forced a Game 3 with a 14-4, six-inning win in Game 2 on Saturday night in front of the home crowd.