Dawgs take fifth
The Diamond Dawgs, a Sikeston-based 9-year-old baseball team, won their third straight championship at the Kentucky Freedom Fest. The Dawgs also finished fifth at the 2005 World Series held in July at Owensboro, Ky. The Dawgs are coached by Jason Erwin, Pete Kennard, Jeff Harrison, Phil Black and Steve Ressel. Pictured are: (front row) Adam Kennard, Caleb Hampton, Austin Erwin and Colton Black; (back row) Jerrett Sandlin, Dylan Mason, Zachary Harrison, Doug Still Jr., Seth Ressel and Gavin O'Brien.