By Greg Parrott
The Pike County Pirates baseball team have proven they are steady and strong for the past four years. From 2008 through 2011, the Pirates won 51 straight region games. This season they are 19-4 overall and 14-0 in region 4-AA play.
The Pirates 2011 baseball starters pose for a photograph before the start of the season. Back row (l-r) Kody Adams, Lance Shelton, Nate Ferrell, Wade Palmer, Edward Folker, Chris Long, Chad Kirkse and Dustin Jordan. Front row, Brett Butler, Blake Edwards, Jonathan Norton, Delvin Jordan, Drew Watkins, Zack Woods and Jereid Woods. Not pictured is DeAndre Holmes.