Pitcher with local ties signs with WSU
AVON — A cousin of recent Kokomo High School baseball products Nolan and Parker Sanburn has committed to play baseball at Wichita State University.
Chandler Sanburn, a senior at Avon High School in suburban Indianapolis will continue his career with the Shockers as a pitcher, like his cousins. Nolan pitched two seasons for the Razorbacks before being selected in the second round of the MLB Draft last season by the Oakland Athletics. Parker is a freshman at Arkansas.
Chandler is the son of Nate and Karen (Faulkner), both of whom were pitchers for the Wildkats’ baseball and softball programs, respectively. Both graduated from KHS in 1990.
KRPD to hold winter basketball leagues
The Kokomo Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting team registrations for the men’s and women’s winter basketball leagues. The league, for adults ages 18 and over, will accept registrations through Oct. 11, 2013.
The fee for either league is $508 per team and includes a 10-game schedule followed by a single-elimination tournament. Rosters must have a minimum of eight players and are limited to a maximum of 15 players. Roster forms and entry fees must be payed before teams will be cleared to participate.
Questions are to be directed to the KPRD ad 765-456-7275.
NYBL board meeting set for Sept. 19
Northwestern Youth Baseball League will hold a board meeting in the Northwestern Elementary School art room Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.
Jaenicke records first hole in one
Dan Jaenicke carded the first hole in one of his career during a round of golf Saturday at American Legion G.C.
Jaenicke used a four iron to ace No. 17, which was playing at 165 yards.
Jeff Wren and Randy Sullivan witnessed the feat.