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Family ties bind Bassett duo
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By DOUG POWELL - Bulletin Sports Writer

Taylor Mabry calls her softball coach “Sheldon.”

Unusual, perhaps, given that players normally don’t refer to their coaches by given name. However, this is different.

“Sheldon” is Sheldon Mabry, Bassett’s first-year softball head coach — and Taylor’s uncle.

“She says it’s not fair because she knows me as Sheldon, as her uncle,” Mabry said. “When I tell her to call me ‘Coach,’ she just laughs and says, ‘I can’t do that.’”

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Rogers nets three goals in win for Bengals

By DOUG POWELL - Bulletin Sports Writer

Bassett’s Madison Rogers scored three of the Bengals’ four goals as Bassett went on to topple G.W.-Danville 4-1 on Wednesday in a Piedmont District game at Bassett High School.

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AREA ROUNDUP: Patriots hammer Louisburg

The Patrick Henry Community College baseball shrugged off two straight series losses by pounding Louisburg College 21-3 in seven innings Wednesday at Hooker Field.

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Cougars put on pink, put down Magna Vista
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By HARRISON HAMLET - Bulletin Sports Writer

Patrick County’s softball team supported a good cause Wednesday.

It wasn’t a typical Piedmont District game against visiting Magna Vista, as it also was played as the Cougars’ 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness game with several alumni in attendance.

Patrick County’s Natalie Mitchell and Ebony Reynolds put together strong performances in the circle and batters box as the Cougars rolled to a 16-1, five-inning win over the Warriors at Patrick County High School.

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