Archive - Apr 2011
Edith Fraleigh, 82 of Benton passed away April 20, 2011, in Benton.Â
She was born Oct. 7, 1928, in Bremerhaven, Germany, to Gustaf Bartels and Else Bartels.
She was a homemaker, worked for the Benton Courier and was a swimming coordinator for the Red Cross at Tyndall Park in Benton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Fraleigh.
The Bryant Hornets scored three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to defeat Van Buren 5-4 in the second game of a double header Friday night.
After winning the first game 12-2, the Hornets had to hold off a 7th inning rally by the Pointers to earn the sweep. WIth one out, Van Buren would load the bases thanks to a walk, and a pair of singles. Bryant pitcher Dylan Cross would get out of it, striking out the two final batters.
In her first game for the Lady Miners three years ago, Elizabeth Harris didn't even know where she would be in the lineup, which head coach Wes Mode announced as the game was starting against the defending state champions.
"My name was first, and I was playing center field," she said. "I looked at coach Mode and said, 'Are you nuts?!'"
The freshman leadoff hitter, who's now a senior and still bats first in the Bauxite lineup, calmed her nerves, stepped up to the plate and hit a double.
"After that hit I was fine," she said.