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Advancing to state

Brody Brown avoids an inside pitch during the district tournament for the Texas Teen-Age Baseball-Softball Association. Brody, a member of The Gatesville Messenger team, advances to the state tournament in Groesbeck.

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Making a play

Austyn Pickle makes a play from second base for The Gatesville Messenger, the district-winning team in 10U.

Messenger outlasts Valet,17-3

The Gatesville Messenger won the 10U baseball district tournament and will represent Gatesville in the upcoming Texas Teen-Age Baseball-Softball Association state tournament in Groesback.

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Big one for the win

Ethan Lilljedahl displays his big bass of 7.34 pounds that helped him win the high school state tournament on Lake Buchanan last weekend.

Champ Lilljedahl lands 7.34 pounder

Messenger Sports Editor Ethan Lilljedahl landed the big bass at 7.34 pounds and had five keepers weighing a total of 15.8 pounds to win the championship tournament in the Central

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Start of big win

Branson Hodges comes home for a run early against the Coryell County Lawn & Tree 10U team. The Gatesville Messenger won the game, 22-0.

Walks lead to scores in district

Messenger Sports Editor Walks were plentiful in the opening round games of the Texas Teen-Age Softball-Baseball Association district tournament in Gatesville. The 10U and 12U tournaments opened Monday and will


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