Freeport Journal Standard (Freeport, IL) 8 Aug 1927
HfOMTH WtOtMKNT AMI t,osB to ttMLOtt ON Stover colored giants split even In their double bill over So.tur- unrl Sunday. The local colored , 1, strengthened by some member* of the Freeport Independents, defeated the 8th regiment, r. X. G. team, from Camp Grant, at Taylor Park Saturday afternoon by a margin fit 11 lo 8 and then lost to the Mork Foundry aggregation, of Bo- Jolt, Wis., on Sunday In a six inning game. The final count was 11 to 1, The Stover tcnm gathered eleven hits for ft, total of nineteen bases in the gamo against the soldier boys the locals having the game well in hand at all times. Tlerson and Jackson did the hurl ing for the Freeport team holding the visitors to six scattered blows. Among the lilts collected by the locals were five doubles and a pair ot triples. Tho Sunday game with the Belolt •team wa.«i cut short by rain the Badgers having a. lead of H to 2 when tho contest was washed out. The visitors had one double and two triples among -their bunch of hits while the locals got but one extra base clout that being a three bagger toy Moorehcad.