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MADD Charity Softball Game - 'Cops Vs. Jocks' 2006

 

Kim And Dean from WKDF, FM 103, did a live remote at the Cops Vs. Jocks

charity softball game at Mt. Juliet to raise money for MADD

 

MADD volunteers (l-r) Shelly Hackney, Brandie Buchanan and Kelly Scheib manned the VIP entrance at the Cops Vs. Jocks charity softball game

 

Some of the Cops on hand included (l-r) Bruce Sherman, L.C. Stewart and Jim Bussell of the Mt. Juliet Police Department

 

Rhean Boyer of Carolina Rain signs one of the t-shirts later auctioned off

to raise money for the Mt. Juliet chapter of MADD

(Mothers Against Drunk Driving)

 

Marvin Evatt, also of Carolina Rain, the new Equity record label group

 

Equity recording artists Carolina Rain (l-r): Marvin Evatt, Rhean Boyer

and Jeremy Baxter

 

Jeff Bates signs in on one of the t-shirts to be auctioned

 

Event organizer Lt. Wesley Neely of the Mt. Juliet PD (center), along with cheerleaders of the Kat and Titans, including (l-r): Mindy (Kats),

LaVerne (Titans), Tracy (Titans), Jennifer (Kats), Tandra (Titans),

Tonia (Kats), Felicia (Kats) and Shannon (Kats)

 

Andy Griggs signs in at the VIP entrance, putting his signature on one of

the t-sirts to be auctioned...

 

...as did "Mr. Benefit," Vince Gill, fresh from playing 18 holes of golf earlier

 

New country artist Memarie signs one of the t-shirts

 

Daryle Singletary checking in at the VIP entrance

 

Vince Gill and WKDF's Lisa Manning at the Cops Vs. Jocks charity game

 

"Redd Hot Mamas" wannabe's Candy (l) and Ima Wannabe (of the Pegram Wannabes) with Justin "Stuntboy" of WKDF FM 103

 

The real  Redd Hot Mamas Sonja (l) and Elsa (r) with (l-r) Daryle Singletary, Andy Griggs and Jeff Bates

 

Sherrill Blackman with Nashville Star alumni and winner Erika Jo

 

Some of the "red" team with their mascot, Gwenny

 

Blake Shelton, Erika Jo and Jeff Bates before the game

 

Lt. Wesley Neely of the Mt. Juliet PD helped organize the event to raise money

for the Mt. Juliet chapter of MADD

 

Joe Gray of Bridgestone Tires, one of the sponsors

of the charity softball game

 

Michael Shannon from the Mr. Juliet High School choir

sang the National Anthem before the game

 

Team captains Blake Shelton and Andy Griggs share a... well,

a pre-coin toss hug and smooch.

 

Andy Griggs called tails but the coin landed heads

 

Some of the crowd enjoying the charity softball game

 

Vince Gill was the pitcher for the "black" team (Check out the socks!)

 

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Craig Hentrich of the Tennessee Titans landed the game's first home run

 

Andy Griggs took his turn at bat...

 

...before taking the pitcher's mound for his "red" team

 

Tandra (cheerleader for the Kats) gets a little batting coaching

from the Kats' mascot

 

Erika Jo kept her eye on the ball and got a good hit

 

Check out Jeff Bates' concentration as he waits for the pitch

 

"Shoeless" Vince Gill at bat

 

Nashville Kats cheerleader Jennifer, ready for the pitch

 

Minday of the Kats cheerleading squad took a powerful swing

and got a base hit

 

Mt. Juliet Police Chief Ted Floyd in fine form at the plate

 

Memarie watches the ball and followed through, making a base hit

 

Jimmy Carter of Channel 4 (Nash.) pitches to Blake Shelton

 

At one point, all the "black" team members took the field in defense

 

Daryle Singletary receives paramedic attention after taking a bad spill.  It was later learned he'd broken his left arm and three ribs

 

Sherrill Blackman kept his eye on the ball and sent it flying

 

Vince Gill signed autographs for fans...

 

...and posed with Karen Jones,

who purchased a glove autographed by Vince

 

"Ima Wannabe" with Vince Gill

 

Daniel Boyer, son of Carolina Rain member Rhean Boyer, managed

a home run during his time at bat

 

Daniel and his father, Rhean

 

Savannah Jack members Mike Ulvila, Jay Darby and Don Gatlin

 

Justin "Stuntboy" from WKDF rounds home

 

"Black" team captain Blake Shelton concentrates on his team