Baseball tourney will help little boy battling serious illness

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Swingin’ for Talan, a baseball tournament for youth league teams, will be held June 10-11 at Asbury Park in Caryville. 

The tournament is a fundraiser for Talan Hooks, a young boy suffering from Leukoencephalopathy. His parents could really use some help with medical expenses. Any donation will help to make this tournament a success. For more information, call Russell Mills at 423-494-3552. 

The tournament will be a double-elimination format and will begin at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 10. There is no entry fee for teams, however players and coaches will be charged $1 each at the gate.  Age divisions are 5-6, 7-8, and 11-12. Spectator admission will be $3 for adults and $2 for children 12-and-under.