Franklin County Times
RHS baseball opens season 4-2
The Russellville varsity baseball team has opened its 2008 campaign with victories over Florence, Haleyville, Athens and Muscle Shoals and losses against Deshler and Hartselle.
The Golden Tigers, the 5A state runners-up and Area 16 champions last season, played Athens and Muscle Shoals in a doubleheader Thursday.
In the first game against the Golden Eagles, Matthew Crawford earned a 5-2 victory on the mound, while Ryan Romans picked up the save and Torey Baird went 3-for-4.
In the second game against the Trojans, Josh Daniel pitched a 6-2 victory that Romans capped with another save, and Corey Flanagan was the leading hitter.
Russellville (4-2) will play in the Pepsi Tournament hosted by Deshler Feb. 25-29.
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Russellville Little League signups
Registration for Russellville Little League baseball will be held from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 1 at the Lee Complex, and tryouts will begin at 9 a.m. at the same location. The league is open to children ages seven to 12. For more information, call Richie Malone at 332-1514.
City youth softball registration
The Russellville Parks and Recreation Department youth softball league will register teams for ages 6-12 until Saturday, March 1. The late registration is from March 3-8, and the fee is $35 per player or $65 for two players. For more information, call the department at 332-8770.
City flag football registration
The Russellville Parks and Recreation Department flag football league will register teams until March 31.The league is for ages 16 and up, and the fee is $150 per team with a limit of 15 players. To register, come to the Russellville Recreation Center or call Derrick Dorn at 332-8770.