Hyper-local sports

Hailey Johnson’s 1-out, 7th-inning grand slam puts the Lady Tigers (Republic, MO) in the state semifinals. Final score: Republic 4, Southern Boone County. The video below was shot by my friend and co-worker, David, on his iPhone. KSPR (Springfield TV station) had a cameraman there, too .

I think this illustrates two very different but equally valid approaches to covering the event. The TV package is more produced but obviously took longer to get on the air and online. David zapped his clip straight up to YouTube and a hyper-local blog he maintains.

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