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.  

Wayne County Lumberjack’s Are Missouri State Champions

Jul 19th, 2015

The Senior Babe Ruth Wayne County Lumberjacks, coached by Jeff Null, is a team consisting of 9 Greenville students, 2 Clearwater students, 1 East Carter student and 2 Twin River students. The team first played together on June 1st. Over the past 7 weeks, the team has traveled to Nebraska, Arkansas and throughout Southeast Missouri and are now on their way to Kansas (later this…

Planet Baseball Falls to Czech Republic in First Game

Jun 23rd, 2015

The first game of the trip was cold, windy and rainy.It rained heavily during batting practice for over 20 minutes and several times there was a light rain during the game. By the 3th inning the rain was gone, but the wind and chill remained. The Czech Republic baseball team took the field with Martin Schneider on the mound. Snyder had recently pitched his team to…

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…

Bears Take District Champ Honors – Roll To 22-1

May 22nd, 2015

It’s the second time in four years and only the second time in 29 years that the Greenville Bears have won their district title. Seniors Devon Duncan and Jacob Withrow have held that trophy both times. After a week of wet weather, the Bears’ players could be seen Wednesday evening and Thursday morning with leaf blowers, fans, shopvacs, rakes, shovels and wheelbarrows working hard to…

Ben Becker’s Latest Song: If You Love Me

May 21st, 2015

Written, performed and co-produced by Ben Becker. This song was recorded in The Walker Brother’s studio in Southeast Missouri with engineer and co-producer Coty Walker. The song is available on iTunes, gPlay, Amazon, as well as Spotify & Rhapsody. Support artists by buying music!

Bears Finish Regular Season 20-1

May 19th, 2015

2015 has been a great season, so far, for the Greenville Bears. Going into the district tournament with a 20-1 record is something no one would have predicted. The Bears sole loss was a 4-2 game against Class 4 Dexter Bearcats. The final regular season coaches poll was just released and the Bears remain at #2 in the state. Now the records go away and “state…