Ben Releases 4th Song: Boat in the Ocean

Apr 1st, 2016

#BITO – This week Ben’s latest song “Boat In The Ocean” was released to iTunes, gPlay,Amazon MP3, Spotify, Rhapsody, Apple Music and a gazillion other music sites. Ben produced this song which was recorded in Nashville with engineer Steve Dady and guitarist Dave Cleveland along with other great musicians. On YouTube you can watch his music video. The only way to support Ben’s music is…

2016 Preseason Poll – Greenville Ranked 2nd

Feb 5th, 2016

Last month (Jan 19), the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association (MHSBCA) released their preseason ranking for 2016, and just like last year’s poll Valle Catholic and Greenville sit atop the list. 1. Valle Catholic 2. Greenville 3. New Bloomfield 4. West Platte 5. Bernie 6. Scotland County 7. Westran 8. Crocker 9. Linn 10. Galena The stage for a sectional rematch between Greenville Bears and Valle…

Ben’s Latest Song: Tell Me

Dec 2nd, 2015

This week Ben’s latest song “Tell Me” was released to iTunes, gPlay, Amazon MP3, Spotify, Rhapsody, Apple Music and a gazillion other music sites. On YouTube you can listen to the entire song but the only way to support this musician’s work is to buy it. Spend $0.99 or $1.29 and show him how much you appreciate his creativity.

The Perfect Season

Oct 10th, 2015

Over the summer, no one predicted what happened on Thursday as the Greenville Bears capped their season with a final win and completed the undefeated season at 22-0. Before the season began the Bears lost one of their top pitchers and their schedule was filled with solid competition: some teams state-ranked; some teams two-classes higher; and some teams big rivals. But on Thursday afternoon as Trey McDaniel struck…

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….

Becker Strikes Out 15. Bears Win 19th Straight.

Sep 28th, 2015

The weather somewhat cooperated with the Greenville Bears on Monday. It was a constant drizzle for 20 minutes before the game through the end of the first inning. Ben Becker took the mound for the Bears and rang up a career-high 15 strikeouts against the Lesterville Wildcats. In the bottom of the first inning, the Bears took a 5-0 lead which was all they needed,…

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…

Updated: Bears Baseball Still Undefeated (13-0)

Sep 18th, 2015

UPDATE 9/21: Bears are now up to 13-0 with Monday victory over Twin Rivers. For the past two years and continuing this fall, Bears pitching staff has been outstanding. In the first 11 games, the Bears have played 69 innings and only trailed their opponents for six innings. Four of the Bears victories have been by shutout with Trey McDaniel (on 8/28 vs Doniphan and 9/3 vs…

Lumberjacks Miss the World Series by One Game

Jul 29th, 2015

After winning three pool-play games and the semi-final match in Lyons, Kansas, the Wayne County Lumberjacks, Missouri State Champs, fell short in the championship game vs Hopkins, Minnesota in the Midwest Plains Regional. Hopkins went on to Klamath Falls, Oregon, to represent the Midwest Plains in the Sr Babe World Series.