Rookie Amir Garrett is making quite an impression on young and old. And he looks to the old dog in the Reds rotation, who says, “take care of your body and play until they rip the jersey off your back.”
‘Fangraphs’ pegs the Reds to go 72-90 this year, the fifth-worst record in baseball. But for now, the cycle of optimism that comes with baseball and a positive start has thrown Reds fans a life raft. Grab on, while you can. And enjoy it…while you can!
There’s really no reason to hate because Archie Miller has left Dayton. He simply wanted a bigger, loftier challenge. Driven people are like that.
Playing a Saturday double-header because of Sunday’s threatening weather, what really threatened the Dayton Flyers was the Dayton Flyers…who dropped both games to the Richmond Spiders.
The Flyers got pitched to by powerful Maryland, and had no response of their own from youth on the mound. Dayton drops the final game of the weekend in North Carolina, 11-2.
They hit like the ’27 Yankees one day, and they’re baffled the next by a young sophomore from William and Mary. The Dayton Flyers look to find some consistency on the mound and at the plate before A-10 play begins.
The bats stay hot and the Flyers got enough pitching to win the opening game of their weekend series at the Notre Dame Irish Baseball Classic. Hal McCoy reports on the UD Flyers at the Notre Dame Classic, in Cary, North Carolina.
Archie Miller gets a lift from Kyle Davis as the UD Flyers secured the outright A-10 title Wednesday with a 79-72 win over VCU. Read Hal McCoy’s account in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
Sometimes a hero can emerge from strange places, like a fox hole or the inside of a doghouse, places least expected. Tuesday night in UD Arena, Crosby not only emerged from season-long funkadelics, when he left the game against George Mason he received a standing ovation. Read Hal McCoy inside feature on the Flyers.
The Dayton Flyers and Kendall Pollard made another statement of how-to-do-more with less. Pollard scored 19 points despite taking just 10 shots in Tuesday’s win, their 18th, over St. Joseph. Read more from Hal McCoy in today’s inside feature on the Flyers.
Dayton shot 58.7% from the floor and then cleaned the floor with an outmanned Duquesne bunch, cruising Saturday to their 17th win of the season. Read more from Hal McCoy in today’s inside feature on the Flyers.
Undermanned and overworked….But Kendall Pollard (above) exemplified a determined effort on both ends of the court Thursday night as the Flyers pitched in for an impressive win over Richmond. Read Hal McCoy’s story on the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
The NBA scouts were there to see an over-stuffed Rhode Island roster. What they saw was a course of grass roots basketball 101 by the UD Flyers. Click on the UD page to read Hal McCoy’s story about the game.
Injuries continue to plague the Flyers, but in their best tradition of late they continue to find ways to win basketball games. DEFENSE was Friday’s by-word in a fist fight win over LaSalle.
Injuries continue to plague the Flyers, but their best tradition of late they continue to find ways to win basketball games. DEFENSE was Friday’s by-word in a fist fight win over LaSalle. Click on the UD page to read Hal McCoy’s story about the game.
Scoochie Smith got his thousandth point and the Flyers did not take a look-ahead approach on this night. They focused and did what they were supposed to do — leave no doubt and did some heavy stomping en route to a 92-56 victory.
St. Henry native Ryan Mikesell had his most complete game as a Flyer, a double-double, to help lead Dayton past the SEC’s Vanderbilt Commodores. Hal McCoy was there and writes the story for today’s Press Pros inside feature.
Reds management is talking exciting baseball as they try to rebuild the team and a dwindling fan base. However, nothing they did at the winter meetings is a harbinger of more exciting days to come…or, more fans!
Reds management is talking exciting baseball as they try to rebuild the team and a dwindling fan base. However, the only draw is Joey Votto (above), and nothing they did at the winter meetings is a harbinger of more exciting days to come…or, more fans!
There was plenty of reason for concern, but the Dayton Flyers handled a tough East Tennessee State with ease. Hopefully, an omen for a very happy holiday season.