The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Fulton

April 7, 2014

Steamers win pair of games

FULTON, Ill. — Fulton picked up a pair of baseball wins Saturday, beating Unity Christian 4-3 and Orion 5-2.

“Paul Velasco made his first start and threw 5 2/3 innings of good baseball,” Fulton coach Kyle Miller said of the win against Unity. “I thought Paul threw really well and showed us he can contribute for us on the mound.”

Colin Houzenga, Cody Huff and Lucas Wiebenga drove in runs for Fulton (3-5).

“It was good to get some of our guys in that don’t usually get to play a lot,” Miller said.

Velasco also contributed at the plate against Orion, driving in a pair of runs. Steamers pitcher Devon Ballard and Ethan Jones combined on a four-hitter and each of them also drove in a run in the victory.

“It was another solid pitching performance by Devon and Ethan, and our defense played really well again,” Miller said. “We are a dangerous team if we can score enough to win, and we did with a good three-run first.”

FULTON 4, UNITY CHRISTIAN 3

Fulton 011 110 0 — 4 4 4

Unity 010 020 0 — 3 8 2

Paul Velasco, Cody Huff (6) and Jake VanZuiden; Hoppe and Medenblik. Multiple hits — Unity (Hintz 2). 2B — Unity (Medenblik). RBIs — Fulton — Colin Houzenga, Huff, Lucas Wiebenga.

FULTON 5, ORION 2

Orion 000 011 0 — 2 4 2

Fulton 301 010 x — 5 6 1

Justin Schultz and Christian Allen; Devon Ballard, Ethan Jones (5) and Tyler Sweenie. Multiple hits — Fulton (Seth Sanderson 2, Jones 2). 2B — Orion (Benny Terronez). RBIs — Orion (Drake Schultz, Tyler Bialbreski); Fulton (Velasco 2, Jones, Ballard).

1
Text Only
Fulton
  • District tries to attract prison workers FULTON, Ill. — While the renovation process at the Thomson, Illinois, Correctional Center has yet to begin, a few high-level management positions have already been filled.Filling those positions are people, and most importantly to the River Bend Scho

    July 25, 2014

  • New tourism position denied FULTON, Ill. — With the unexpected departure of former Tourism Director and Chamber of Commerce Director Heather Bennett, the city of Fulton has worked for the last two months to pick up the pieces and fill the void she left behind.One option was to

    July 24, 2014

  • New class preps students for college FULTON, Ill. — Incoming freshman this year at Fulton High School will get a first glance at a new course aimed to prepare them for the next big step in their lives.While most high-school classes are geared in some way to prepare students for college,

    July 24, 2014

  • Fulton Chamber's future funding source still unclear FULTON, Ill. — Questions still linger around the future of the Fulton Chamber of Commerce despite a three-year funding allocation and a partnership with the city of Fulton.During a City Council meeting Monday, the council voted to approve a recommend

    July 23, 2014

  • Darryl Hogue mugshot Hogue will lead River Bend schools FULTON, Ill. — Nearly eight months after opening the search, the River Bend School Board has found a replacement for the retiring district superintendent Robert “Chuck” Holliday.Darryl Hogue, principal of Morrison Junior High School, in Morrison, Ill

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fulton native putts on with pro career FULTON, Ill. — After competing at the John Deere Classic this past weekend, Aaron Krueger will get to again rub shoulders with some of golf’s best — this time at the PGA Championship.Krueger failed to make the cut at the JDC in Silvis, Ill., but it w

    July 18, 2014

  • Sawmill New event cruises into Clinton CLINTON — Three Gateway-area locations are joining together in August for a river heritage event.The event will be held Aug. 3 and will feature a Blue Heron river cruise, a Sawmill Museum tour and a de Immigrant Windmill tour in Fulton, Illinois. The

    July 18, 2014 3 Photos

  • Thomson prison Towns prep for opening of prison FULTON, Ill. — When the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved $43.7 million in June for equipment and staffing toward the activation of the Thomson, Illinois, Correctional Center, a wave of relief came over officials in the Gateway area.But,

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-11-14 Fulton Summer Nights Dog Days Of Summer FULTON, Ill. — The dog days of summer were in full swing Thursday in Fulton as the second installment of Fulton Summer Nights went off without a hitch.As family and friends of all ages joined the community celebration, themed “The Dog Days of Summer,

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Leaders support loan for improvements to city's hotel FULTON, Ill. — As activation of the Thomson Correctional Center in Thomson, Illinois, continues to gain momentum, local communities are preparing for the influx of residents and visitors they have been promised for more than 12 years.One way the city

    July 10, 2014