Archive for the ‘Game Highlights’ Category

Emo’s Turns the Lights Off on KOOP

Monday, July 27th, 2009

What started off as a practical joke nearly cost Emo’s the game, as one fan from the stands thought it would be funny to turn off the lights to the field. However, a half hour and $40 later, the lights were back on and so was KOOP (2-6) vs. Emo’s (3-4), in what will surely be remembered as an Alternative Softball League classic. KOOP Radio, leading for eight innings by as much as 8 runs, is up to bat in the top of the ninth, leading 12-11. After a post-game rundown by statistical genius and Wheatsville SKU captain Mike Crissey, his interview with Emo’s pitcher, Jason Sabala, and third-basewoman Erin Pennington, suffers the same fate that the game nearly did.

Donkeys Kick BookPeople in the Teeth

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

On Friday, July 26, the Brentwood Donkeys entered their matchup with the BookPeople Filthy Animals sporting a dismal 0-6 record. BookPeople was struggling as well, having won only two games out of the six they have played after competing for the 2008 ASL championship, where they fell short to The Austin Chronicle. What transpired Friday night – a stunning 23-22 BW walk-off victory – would seem impossible to some of the league’s faithful. But we have footage to prove it. Enjoy this video shot by Mike Bartnett of the historic ninth inning …