What the centerfielder saw…Matt Siefring (#10) was at his best, four-hitting Delphos St. John for a shutout on a windy day that saw very few balls leave the infield. Lucky outfielders got to stand and watch. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
The more the area Division IV picture begins to take shape for the post-season, the more the picture begins to focus on Fort Recovery. The Indians and Cade Wendel (above) proved Tuesday…they have the luxury that’s oh-so-coveted in high school baseball. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.
They combined 11 hits, 11 runs, and an impressive performance at the plate and on the mound by Aaron Hughes (above) Monday to prove that the 2017 Tipp Red Devils are to be taken seriously. The question is…what makes them different, or better, than Tipp teams of the past? Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
Finally, the heroes emerged – Seth Kinker with six innings of ‘winning’ relief…and a key lead-off double in the bottom of the eighth by Brady Cherry that ultimately proved to be the winning run over UNC-Greensboro.
Out of sight, out of mind…Seth Kinker and the Buckeyes erased the bad memories of Friday and Saturday against UNC-Greensboro with a series finale 5-4 win at Bill Davis Stadium Sunday. For now they hope…it’s just the lift they need to prepare for resumption of Big Ten play next week against Nebraska. Read our latest update.
Body Language…It went from bad to slightly worse for the befallen Buckeyes, dropping the second game in their weekend series with UNC-Greensboro, 11-4…nothing to do but forget, and get better! Read more about the game and a philosophy to turn things around…in the latest update on Buckeyes baseball.
Second baseman Connor Pohl reflects the mood as the Buckeyes dropped their fourth game in the last five Friday…to UNC-Greensboro. Read more about the game and the weekend series in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
As fate would have it baseball gave me many opportunities to meet and observe some boyhood heroes, and some of truly unique people I’ve ever met. This past Easter weekend puts me in mind of one of the most unique…a guy nicknamed “The Bird”.
After Sunday’s offensive outbreak in the series finale at Michigan State, the Buckeyes reverted to some familiar offensive habits in an 8-1 loss to NKU. On a brighter note, freshman Dominic Canzone continued his blistering hit streak that’s seen him rise statistically and in confidence. Read more in the latest Press Pros update.
One of the best in the area, Butler sophomore Braedon Norman had to do extra duty to beat Troy Monday – a game that saw Troy push the top-ranked Aviators to what coach Ty Welker termed…as far as the young Trojans could contain them. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
Stymied for lack of a big hit in the first two games of the series, the Buckeyes made up for lost time in the finale – 21 hits, and 13 runs in win over the Spartans.
A day of promise falls short in the top of the ninth. The Buckeyes leave the tying run at second in a Saturday loss to Michigan State.
The Flyers scored early, and often enough through the first five innings; but could not withstand prosperity. They lost the first game of their Saturday twinbill, and the series, to George Mason.
No luck, even with some South Pacific influence…The pitching was exemplary, but no offensive support. The Bucks bats were again silent, even with the teams Hawaiian good luck piece (above) from Bo Coolen’s mom, in the series opening loss to Michigan State. Read the latest Buckeyes update in today’s Press Pros.
Hard To Watch? Dayton’s Connor Echols’ mood reflects his frustration Friday as the Dayton Flyers’ season woes continued. The Flyers lost to George Mason in game one of their weekend A-10 Conference series. Read more on the game in the latest Press Pros inside feature.
High and Tight! Nick Thwaits said he wasn’t sharp, and that’s bad news for upcoming Fort Recovery opponents when he is. Not at his best, he still iced St. Henry’s bats Thursday in shutout fashion. Read more about the game and Thwaits in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
Preparing for a ‘must’ road trip this weekend to Michigan State, the Ohio State Buckeyes struggled again at the plate Wednesday against Eastern Michigan. The Buckeyes fell 3-1, and now to 14-19 for the year. Read more in the latest Press Pros feature.
They pitched, they caught the ball, and they played with confidence. But most of all, Brian Harlamert’s youthful Coldwater Cavaliers hit with abandon in league-opening win over Minster.
Not the biggest…but Tipp City’s Evan Ford was at his absolute best Monday, shutting out the Piqua Indians on just two hits. The Red Devils appear ‘armed’ and ready through their first ten games of the 2017 schedule. Read more about Ford and the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
If you appreciated our recollection of singer Tammy Wynette last week (or not), maybe you’ll look with more favor on another of America’s great voices who died on this date, long before his time.