Freddy Galvis happy with Phillies’ decision to extend protective netting

Last summer, Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis lined a foul ball into the stands and unfortunately struck and injured a young girl. After the game, Galvis pleaded for the Phillies to extend the protective netting further down the first and third base lines. The next day, another fan was struck in nearly the same area and Galvis — in the field … Read More

Former salmon netting station set amongst 170 acres of stunning Scottish sand dunes goes on sale for just £435,000 after being transformed into a four-bedroom family home

  Former salmon netting station has gone on the market for £435,000 including 170 acres of coastline The Redcastle Salmon Bothy in Angus, Scotland, was converted into a four-bedroom family home The property features a dining room, kitchen and larder, utility room, bathroom, study and an entrance hall It also lies beneath the 12th Century Red Castle fortress built by … Read More

Iola-Scandinavia’s Taylor Field in line for a facelift

IOLA – Brian Korb grew up in this central Wisconsin community that for many years prided itself on a distinct Norwegian heritage, and a fondness for baseball. He has made Iola his home as an adult. He graduated from Iola-Scandinavia High School. He played for and coached the Thunderbirds baseball team. Currently, Korb serves as the coach for the American Legion … Read More

Defenseman blasts a shot through the goal netting during KHL Final

The KHL is a crazy place where anything and everything can happen. Here’s another incredible example from the KHL Final between SKA Saint Petersburg and Metallurg Mg. With the scored tied at three late in the game, SKA was trying to break through with the man advantage. They carefully and patiently set up their play and found the back of the net … Read More

Deery me! RSPCA rescue deer tangled in sports netting

The RSPCA is reminding people to put sports netting away when finished, after the charity was called to rescue a deer who had got tangled up in football netting. A member of the public contacted the charity after spotting the deer with his antlers tangled in the sports netting in Wellington Road in Little Wenlock, Telford, on Friday (31 March). … Read More

Nunavik arena has no netting to protect spectators

The hockey arena in Salluit is one of a few in Nunavik that doesn’t have netting around the rink to protect spectators from pucks shot from the ice. That created rare, but fatal consequences April 1, when a slapshot bounced off a net behind the goal area and into the crowd, hitting a child in the head. The 12-year-old girl … Read More

Cambria Lions donate netting for Kniffen batting cage

Nine years after Steve and Lori Kniffen first built a baseball batting cage on their property, used by countless Little League and high school players through the years, the netting around the cage took a beating and needed to be replaced. So the Lions Club of Cambria stepped up and provided new netting (costing roughly $400) for the cage. Lions … Read More

Councilman: More Netting Needed to Protect Baseball Fans at NYC Stadiums

A Brooklyn councilman wants the Mets and Yankees to do more to protect fans from hard hit balls. Rafael Espinal is pushing a bill that would require Yankee Stadium and Citi Field to put up more netting. Before last season, Major League Baseball recommended teams extend the netting from behind home plate to the inner portion of each dugout. Many … Read More