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.
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The Dayton Flyers continued their torrid hitting and got just enough pitching and defense to notch their first win of the season…over Furman. Read about the game in our latest Flyer post.
Could Have, Should Have…The Dayton Flyers scored enough runs to win, but for the second day in a row the pitching couldn’t keep Furman off home plate. Catcher Bailey Montoya stretches to try to tag out a runner in the Paladins’ three-run third. Read more on the game in today’s inside feature.
The baseball passion of one Dayton Flyers comes with a very familiar story, and from a very familiar source.
Two bad innings spelled doom for UD in their baseball opener against Furman. But in between…glimpses of better things to come.
They call college baseball the purest form of good baseball. But I had forgotten… life on a bus, dinner at Golden Corral, and the fun that comes with a baseball team on the road.
Coming off back-to-back seasons of “less than anticipated”, Tony Vittorio and the Dayton Flyers are out to prove that some old theories still add up to wins in baseball.
Our 2017 coverage of college baseball begins this weekend, and with more than little appreciation for those people behind the scenes. Before the first pitch, a message…from University of Dayton pitching coach, Ryne Romick.
Just five years removed from being the A-10 champs and a NCAA regional qualifier, Tony Vittorio and the Dayton Flyers find themselves in a position of regaining a baseball profile as lofty as the one on their center field scoreboard. Read about the progress being made in today’s Press pros inside feature.
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 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.
Defense on his mind…UD’s Kyle Davis snuffed out the scoring threat of East Tennessee’s T.J. Cromer defensively, and the Flyers racked up an impressive holiday season win over the Buccaneers. Read our hall of fame report from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
Big win for the Flyers, with an even bigger loss of forward Josh Cunningham. And with a shortage of size inside, sophomore Ryan Mikesell comes up big at the end in UD’s win over Alabama. Read more from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
This game might just as well have been a one-on-one playground game pitting Cookie against Austin Peay’s, Josh Robinson. As a senior, Cooke is accepting a leadership role, mostly trying to set examples by playing hard every second he is on the court. Read Hal McCoy in today’s feature.
The second baseman of the UD Flyers is unhappy about his team’s season, his season, concerned over improvement for 2017. As a result, he’s playing in Chillicothe this summer to get better and hedge any negative carryover. Read more on this 4th of July weekend in our Press Pros inside feature.