Culli Memorial Tourney set
By Kevin Miller
Ranger-Review Staff Writer
It will be a busy weekend of American Legion baseball out at Meissner Field as the Glendive Blue Devils host the annual ‘Culli’ Memorial Tournament. Games get under way on Thursday at 5 p.m. and concluded on Sunday with a 6 p.m. game.
The tournament will feature six teams with Glasgow and Glendive also fielding a “B” team. The tournament kicks off Thursday afternoon with Glasgow B squaring off against Colstrip. The only other game on Thursday will follow the opener with Glendive B meeting up with Colstrip.
Friday’s action will have four ballgames beginning at 10 in the morning. Glendive’s A-team will see its first action on Friday at 7:30. The Blue Devils will take the field against Bozeman. The Bozeman team is coached by Blue Devil alum Darin Dobie.
The first game on Saturday will get underway at 8:30 a.m. and the day will conclude with the Blue Devil alumni game. The alumni will follow the Glendive A game with Dickinson (5:30) and is set to start around 8 p.m.
Sunday there are four games on the schedule. The first game is set for 9 in the morning. The Glendive and Glasgow A teams are matched up against each other on Sunday at 3.
In conjunction with the tournament the Blue Devils will also be honoring the four state championship teams (1964, 1985, 2002 and 2004) along with all former players and coaches. Prior to the Blue Devils game on Saturday there will be a ceremony to recognize the players and coaches that were state champions. Throughout the Blue Devils game and prior to the alumni game on Saturday all former players and coaches in attendance will be introduced. The alumni will also be holding a social at the Beer Jug Friday evening at 8 p.m.
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2014 ‘Culli’ Tournament Schedule 7/10 - 7/13
5:00 p.m. - Glasgow B vs. Colstrip
7:30 p.m. - Glendive B vs. Colstrip
10:00 a.m. - Glendive B vs. Watford City
1:00 p.m. - Colstrip vs. Watford City
4:00 p.m. - Glasgow A vs. Dickinson
7:30 p.m. - Glendive A vs. Bozeman
8:30 a.m. - Glendive B vs. Glasgow B
11:30 a.m. - Glasgow A vs. Bozeman
2:30 p.m. - Dickinson vs. Bozeman
5:30 p.m. - Glendive A vs. Dickinson
8:00 p.m. - Blue Devil alumni game (for all former Glendive players)
9:00 a.m. - Bozeman vs. Watford City
12:00 p.m. - Glasgow vs. Watford City
3:00 p.m. - Glendive A vs. Glasgow A
6:00 p.m. - Colstrip vs. Dickinson
Blue Devil “Blue Ticket” holders will be allowed free admittance to all tournament games