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MORNING LEADOFF

SCHEDULE

Wednesday, August 14

Babe Ruth World Series: Semifinals, 5/8 p.m., Bismarck Municipal Ballpark.

Thursday, August 15

Babe Ruth World Series: Championship, 5 p.m., Bismarck Municipal Ballpark.

Friday, August 16

Auto racing: Mandan Dirt Series, 7 p.m., Dacotah Speedway.

High school boys soccer: East-West Crossover at Jamestown: Century vs. West Fargo, 2 p.m., Heil Field; Bismarck vs. Fargo Shanley, 3:30 p.m., Rotary Field; Century vs. Fargo Davies, 5 p.m., Heil Field; West Fargo Sheyenne at Legacy, 6:30 p.m., Sanford Sports Complex.

Saturday, August 17

High school boys soccer: East-West Crossover at Jamestown: Mandan vs. Grand Forks Central (11 a.m.) and Fargo North (2 p.m.) at Jamestown.

Sunday, August 18

No local events scheduled.

 

Monday, August 19

High school girls golf: Dickinson Invite, Heart River Golf Course, 9 a.m.

RADIO TODAY

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

6:35 p.m.

KXMR (710 AM) – Minnesota at Milwaukee

TV TODAY

GOLF

3 p.m.

FS1 — U.S. Amateur Championships: round of 64, Pinehurst, N.C.

4 a.m. (Thursday)

GOLF — European Tour: Czech Masters, first round, Czech Republic

HORSE RACING

12 p.m.

FS2 — Saratoga Live: From Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL

9 p.m.

ESPN — World Series: Teams TBD, championship, Portland, Ore.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

1 p.m.

FSN – Minnesota at Milwaukee

6 p.m.

ESPN — Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia

SOCCER

2 p.m.

TNT — UEFA Super Cup: Liverpool vs. Chelsea, Istanbul, Turkey

6:30 p.m.

ESPN2 — Campeones Cup: Club America at Atlanta United

WNBA

9 p.m.

ESPN2 — Connecticut at Phoenix

Playback

10 YEARS AGO (2009): Defending state champion Minot looms as the favorite, but Century expects to be a factor in the coming high school girls golf season. Last year Century had a quartet of sophomores -- McKenzie McMillan, Adrianna Harris, Krissy Aasen and Alexa Dvorak -- finish among the West Region's top 16 in season average. The Patriots placed fifth in last year's state tournament.

20 YEARS AGO (1999): Jayme Berger of Mandan has signed a letter of intent to attend Coker College in South Carolina, a NCAA Division II school. Berger played baseball at Iowa Western Community College the past two seasons, batting .395 and .355. Berger was an all-state player at Mandan High School.

50 YEARS AGO (1969): Three-sport athlete Jim Gross of Shields has enrolled at Northern State College in Aberdeen, S.D. The 6-foot-2, 215-pounder played football and basketball and ran track for Fort Yates High School. He co-captained the 1969 basketball team that placed third in the state Class B tournament.

Trivia Answer

Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees hit 14 home runs against the Cleveland Indians in 1936. Gleyber Torres of the New York Yankees has hit 13 homers against the Baltimore Orioles this season.

CONTACT US

Dave Selvig, Tribune sports editor, 250-8246 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail: david.selvig@bismarcktribune.com)

Steve Thomas, Tribune sportswriter, 250-8244 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail: steve.thomas@bismarcktribune.com)

Scott Throlson, Tribune sportswriter, 250-8245 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail: scott.throlson@bismarcktribune.com

Scooter Pursley, Tribune sportswriter, 250-8839 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail: scooter.pursley@bismarcktribune.com

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