Jamestown High School students Samantha Albrecht, Barbara Trautman, Sara Davidson, Tatiana Letcher, Jennifer Neva, Madelyn Welding, along with their instructor Jay Nitschke, left June 17 for Spain.
After landing in Madrid the group visited the Prado and Anna Sofia Museums. Then they visited the Palacio Real, (the royal palace) which is used to greet visiting heads of state from foreign countries.
A jetliner heading to the popular Canary Islands vacation resort crashed during takeoff Wednesday, turning a wooded area off the end of a runway into a hellish scene of charred bodies and smoldering wreckage. Some 153 were believed dead — Spain’s worst air disaster in nearly 25 years.
Team USA wrapped up a win in the Spanish Softball Series in Barcelona Spain on Saturday.
The Americans rallied out of a late 4-2 hole by scoring six runs in the top of the sixth inning to beat the Spanish Under-22 National Team 8-4 for a 3-1 series lead. The two teams played for the final time on Sunday. Results were not available at press time.
Dana College pitcher Mindy Schoop fired a perfect game to lead Team USA to a 12-0 win over the Spain Under-22 team on Thursday for a 2-1 lead in the Spanish Softball Series in Barcelona.
Schoop fanned 11 batters over seven flawless frames. Battery mate Paige Brune, also from Dana, went 3-for-3 with a triple, two RBI and a stolen base.
A championship 44 years in the waiting is worth a special celebration.
Spain made sure it didn’t disappoint any of its fans Sunday night, both during its 1-0 victory over Germany to win the European Championship, and after it.
View your ad here! Cost effective targeted advertising. Contextual advertising starting as low as $79/month. This includes targeted ad delivery and search results! Add your business to the Marketplace »