Trenton Blue Jays baseball season underway

Date 2012/6/15 8:37:31 | Topic: Sports

The Trenton American Legion Blue Jays played their home opener on Tuesday night, suffering a pair of shutout losses against Kirksville. The Blue Jays are a Junior Division American Legion team coached by Steve Hudson of rural Trenton:

Click here to listen to Steve Hudson
A schedule of 20 to 22 games is anticipated over June and July. Hudson talks about the renovated Burleigh Grimes Field where the team will play its home games:

Click here to listen to Steve Hudson

Hudson says the boys come from several north Missouri communities:

Click here to listen to Steve Hudson

The fourteen members of the Trenton Blue Jays are Mason Alley, Tanner Hudson, Elliott O'Neal, and Clayton Radcliff of Trenton; Thomas Mallinson of Princeton; Wyatt Thomas of Bethany; Cajun Burkhart of Winston; Ty Hayes of Braymer; Mason McFall and Craig Richardson of Hamilton; Ian Orr of Kidder; Zach Powell and Hadley Williams of Green City; and Jacob Wood of Browning. Each of the boys is either 15 or 16 years old.

The team has been practicing for the past three weeks:

Click here to listen to Steve Hudson



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