Anderson went on to retire seven straight until Taylor Smith got the best of Anderson in a 12-pitch at-bat with Smith, the 2019 Southland Conference Freshman of the Year, drawing a walk with two outs. However, Reid Bourque avenged the free pass by holding down a tag as Smith slid through the bag at second on a stolen base attempt.BSB: Deep sac fly by Maxwell, scoring Fisbeck. @McNeeseBaseball takes its first lead of the night, 2-1 over @UIWBaseball. Top 6th in @SugarLandtxgov. ?? https://t.co/31i3ykFMXj ???? @espn apps #GeauxPokes #TheWord pic.twitter.com/SyWWKaCBef— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) May 23, 2019 McNeese starter Aidan Anderson earned the win after tossing all nine frames, allowing just one run on five hits. The senior from Beaumont, Texas, finished with a season-high 132 pitches and faced the minimum over his final 6.1 innings.BSB: Anderson completes his 8th inning of work for @McNeeseBaseball. 1 run, 5 hits, 4 strike outs, 1 walk. Cowboys lead 2-1 over @UIWBaseball. McNeese coming to bat, top 9th. ?? https://t.co/31i3ykFMXj ???? @espn apps #GeauxPokes #TheWord pic.twitter.com/t0V7XYIZDX— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) May 23, 2019 The Cardinals struck first in the home-half of the second as Eddy Gonzalez led off the inning with a single, advanced to third on a Lee Thomas double and scored on a Shea Gutierrez sac fly to right. McNeese answered with a sac fly of their own after Reid Bourque roped a fly ball to deep right, allowing Julian Gonzales to trot down the third-base line and make it 1-1. Box Score | Tournament HomepageSUGAR LAND, Texas – Small ball was the name of the game in No. 5 McNeese’s 2-1 win over No. 4 Incarnate Word on Wednesday night at Constellation Field as all three runs were scored by virtue of a sac fly. After Anderson retired the side in order in the ensuing half inning, the first two batters of the top of the sixth reached and advanced on a sac bunt to put a pair in scoring position for Jake Dickerson, who drew a bases-loaded walk. On the next at-bat, Carson Maxwell registered the third sac fly of the ballgame to give the Cowboys the lead. McNeese will face No. 8 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in the night cap on Thursday, and UIW will take on regular-season champions and No. 1 seed Sam Houston State at Noon CT tomorrow. Despite having the winning run on his book, Cardinals’ reliever Luke Taggart did his part to keep UIW in the contest, striking out seven over his five innings of work, including striking out the side in the top of the eighth.
The scene of the horror crash last year which claimed of the life of ‘Donegal Patsy’ McCroaryA motorist has been charged with drink driving that led to the death of a well-loved Donegal native in the North last year.62-year-old Patsy McCroary – popularly known as ‘Donegal Patsy’ – was a front seat passenger in a blue coloured Toyota Avensis car. It was was involved in a head-on collision with a black Suzuki Vitari jeep between Sion Mills and Victoria Bridge, Co Tyrone on January 8, 2015.Driving the Avensis was Mr McCroary’s son Padraig while his wife and daughter were also passengers in the vehicle.It was confirmed at Strabane Magistrates Court that Paul Nicholl, a 49-year-old man from the Carnkenny Road in Newtownstewart, has now been charged in relation to the tragedy.He is accused of causing Mr McCroary’s death by careless driving while under the influence of alcohol.Nicholl is further charged with causing grievous bodily injury to Mr McCroary’s wife, Geraldine and his son and daughter, Padraig and Samantha, through careless driving while under the influence of alcohol.The accused was not in court on Thursday and barrister Stephen Mooney applied for a three week adjournment.The case will be heard again on May 7, again at Strabane Magistrates Court.An avid GAA fan, Patsy McCroary was known affectionately by the nickname ‘Donegal Patsy’ because of his passion for his native team.He had been living in Castlederg but originally hailed from Upper Art, Castlefin.Following his death, some of Donegal’s most senior GAA figures paid their own personal tributes.An avid GAA fan, Patsy McCroary was known in many footballing circles as ‘Donegal Patsy’ because of his love for his native team.Days before the horror smash, he attended the Dr McKenna Cup game between Donegal and Tyrone in Letterkenny.Paying tribute at the time, well known Donegal GAA figure Dessie Kelly said Mr McCroary would be sorely missed.“He was Donegal’s number one supporter, as far as I’m concerned,” Mr Kelly said.“If Donegal were playing in New York, Patsy would have been there. He never missed a match and took great joy any time they won.“He was a season ticket holder and a proud Donegal GAA man.”MAN CHARGED WITH DRINK-DRIVE DEATH OF POPULAR ‘DONEGAL PATSY’ MCROARY was last modified: April 22nd, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:MAN CHARGED WITH DRINK-DRIVE DEATH OF POPULAR ‘DONEGAL PATSY’PATSY MCCROARY.PAUL NICHOLLSTRABANE MAGISTRATES’ COURT