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Four Gems, two Cavemen selected to all-star game

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Last summer, Dom Miles learned a valuable lesson during he festivities leading up the Prospect League all-star game. More>>

Eighth-inning error dooms Cavemen against Rex

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  • Cavemen pull away for victory at home

    Cavemen pull away for victory at home

    Wednesday, July 1 2015 12:25 AM EDT2015-07-01 04:25:13 GMT
    The Hannibal Cavemen didn't let a little adversity bother them Tuesday night.
    By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
  • Road game turns ugly for Gems

    Road game turns ugly for Gems

    Wednesday, July 1 2015 12:23 AM EDT2015-07-01 04:23:37 GMT
    The bottom fell out quickly for the Quincy Gems on Tuesday night.
    The bottom fell out quickly for the Quincy Gems on Tuesday night.
  • Prospect League Notebook: Miladinovich's departure leaves hole in Cavemen lineup

    Prospect League Notebook: Miladinovich's departure leaves hole in Cavemen lineup

    Tuesday, June 30 2015 11:45 AM EDT2015-06-30 15:45:49 GMT
    The Hannibal Cavemen will be without perhaps their most consistent hitter for the remainder of the summer. Outfielder Stefan Miladinovich has returned home after an academic issue came about at Cal State San Marcos.


    The Hannibal Cavemen will be without perhaps their most consistent hitter for the remainder of the summer. Outfielder Stefan Miladinovich has returned home after an academic issue came about at Cal State San Marcos.


  • Cavemen rally late but fall to Jackrabbits

    Cavemen rally late but fall to Jackrabbits

    Monday, June 29 2015 9:38 AM EDT2015-06-29 13:38:20 GMT
    The Hannibal Cavemen rallied to tie the game in the top of the ninth inning Sunday afternoon. But the Cavemen's late-inning problems continued once again. The Kokomo Jackrabbits answered with a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth, handing the Cavemen their third straight defeat in a 4-3 loss in Prospect League action at Kokomo Municipal Stadium.
    The Hannibal Cavemen rallied to tie the game in the top of the ninth inning Sunday afternoon. But the Cavemen's late-inning problems continued once again. The Kokomo Jackrabbits answered with a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth, handing the Cavemen their third straight defeat in a 4-3 loss in Prospect League action at Kokomo Municipal Stadium.
  • First-team capsules for All-Area Baseball team

    First-team capsules for All-Area Baseball team

    Sunday, June 28 2015 6:00 AM EDT2015-06-28 10:00:16 GMT
    The scoop: The unanimous Tri-Rivers Conference Player of the Year and a second-team Class 2 all-state selection, Buford led the Tigers to a district championship and state quarterfinal berth. He became the area's best run producer, driving in 58 runs while hitting .444 with a .789 slugging percentage, 10 doubles and seven home runs.
    The scoop: The unanimous Tri-Rivers Conference Player of the Year and a second-team Class 2 all-state selection, Buford led the Tigers to a district championship and state quarterfinal berth. He became the area's best run producer, driving in 58 runs while hitting .444 with a .789 slugging percentage, 10 doubles and seven home runs.
  • All-Area Baseball selections

    All-Area Baseball selections

    Sunday, June 28 2015 6:00 AM EDT2015-06-28 10:00:16 GMT
    By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
    By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
  • Cavemen surrender lead in Prospect League loss

    Cavemen surrender lead in Prospect League loss

    Friday, July 3 2015 1:05 PM EDT2015-07-03 17:05:38 GMT
    The Hannibal Cavemen bullpen couldn't finish the deal Thursday night.The Cavemen led Terre Haute 3-0 after five innings but allowed five runs the rest of the way in a 5-3 Prospect League loss at Bob Warn Field at Sycamore Stadium.
    The Hannibal Cavemen bullpen couldn't finish the deal Thursday night.The Cavemen led Terre Haute 3-0 after five innings but allowed five runs the rest of the way in a 5-3 Prospect League loss at Bob Warn Field at Sycamore Stadium.
  • Gems kick away chance to earn split

    Gems kick away chance to earn split

    Friday, July 3 2015 8:02 AM EDT2015-07-03 12:02:07 GMT
    The Quincy Gems had plenty of chances to beat the Danville Dans in the second game of their doubleheader Thursday night.
    The Quincy Gems had plenty of chances to beat the Danville Dans in the second game of their doubleheader Thursday night.
  • Palmyra's Miles balances being mother, two-sport athlete

    Palmyra's Miles balances being mother, two-sport athlete

    Thursday, July 2 2015 11:26 PM EDT2015-07-03 03:26:47 GMT
    Three weeks into her junior season on the Palmyra softball team, Audrey Miles' life changed dramatically.
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  • Gems, Cavemen looking for turnarounds in second half

    Gems, Cavemen looking for turnarounds in second half

    Thursday, July 2 2015 11:09 AM EDT2015-07-02 15:09:59 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Quincy Gems didn't have a full roster until the middle of June. The Hannibal Cavemen opened the season by losing 10 of their first 11 games.
    QUINCY -- The Quincy Gems didn't have a full roster until the middle of June. The Hannibal Cavemen opened the season by losing 10 of their first 11 games.
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