Ben Wins Preliminary Round of Nashville Rising Star

Sep 7th, 2017

This week, Ben competed against 20 other songwriters in a singer-songwriter contest in Nashville. Ben performed the song “D.U.I.” from his album FALL. After all of the artists had performed, the voting was opened to those in the room and watching online. After a 15-minute voting period, Ben won with 30% of the vote. Ben will return on October 18th to compete in the semifinals…

Becker Releases “See Ya”

Feb 6th, 2017

Over the past 6 months, Ben has been working on releasing an album of music featuring songs including D.U.I., Time Traveler, Expect Me To Do, Stranded, Push Me Away, I’m In Love With A Woman, and Knock Me Out. Even while working in the studio on all those songs, Ben’s also been working on singles that he writes, records and mixes in his dorm room….

McDaniel’s near-Perfect Game Stuns Clearwater

Oct 2nd, 2015

The Bears took the field for the final regular season and final home game tonight. The Bears’ opponent? Cross-county rival Clearwater Tigers. The Bears had a lot on the line sitting 19-0 with one final game before the post-season conference tournament. The Bears’ ace Trey McDaniel took the mound in the first; 10 pitches and 3 K’s later the Bears were heading in to grab their bats….

Greenville Wins Weekend Tourney. Still Undefeated.

Sep 27th, 2015

The Greenville Bears traveled to western Missouri to defend last year’s title at the Seymour Fall Invitational. The Bears faced off against the host-team of Seymour Tigers and won the game in 6 innings 14-4 with Grant Miller and Cody Jackson on the mound. In the second game Friday evening, the Bears faced the Crane Pirates and held off a late inning surge to win…

Bears Keep Winning. Now 15-0.

Sep 24th, 2015

Bears hosted Eminence this afternoon in Greenville and won in 5 innings 13-3. This moves the Bears record to 15-0 with 7 games shortened by the mercy-rule. Trynt Tompkins went yard for his 7th home run of the season, Tompkins also leads the teams in RBIs (29) and triples (3). Ben Becker, Jake Dorris and Tompkins share the leaderboard with 5 doubles each. Becker also leads…

Becker To Compete in Europe’s Biggest Baseball Tournament This Summer

Jun 10th, 2015

From a Planet Baseball Press Release: Ben Becker, a Greenville senior, is traveling to the Czech Republic and Germany later this month to play with Planet Baseball, an international touring baseball team. Becker was invited to join the team following last summer’s Stanford All-stars Camp in California. The Planet Baseball team is set to compete in Prague Baseball Week (Europe’s biggest baseball tournament) and will…

Bears’ Season Ends At Sectional Game

May 25th, 2015

The Greenville Bears finish their season with a sectional loss against the #1 ranked team in the state, Valle Catholic. The Bears were held to two hits in the 8-0 shutout, one by Ben Becker and one by Trey McDaniel. Valle Catholic scored 7 of their eight runs in the first two innings off pitcher Blakeney Kearbey. McDaniel came in to relieve in the 3rd…