Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

July 3, 2013

Strong summer of baseball

Staff reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD —  The Richlands duo of Bradley and Reece Strong are playing summer league baseball. Bradley, right, a rising junior at Western Carolina, is playing for the St. Cloud Rox with the Northwoods League in Minnesota. Strong is batting .385 (10-26) in seven games, with three runs, three stolen bases, one double and an RBI. Reece, left, who will be a sophomore at Western Carolina, is playing for the Kernersville Bulldogs of the North Carolina-Virginia League. Strong is batting .300 (12-40) with an .481 on-base percentage. He has two RBIs, one double, five stolen bases and 13 walks. Bradley and Reece were standout baseball and football players for the Blue Tornado.