Wayne County Lumberjacks Are Headed To Sr Babe Ruth World Series

Jul 28th, 2016

During the month of July alone, there are more than 100 “World Series” going on in various age groups across the United States. The term “World Series” seems to have lost its meaning from overuse, except when it comes to Little League, Cal Ripkin and Babe Ruth organizations. What sets these organizations apart is that they pay all of the travel, lodging and meal expense for the…

Winningest Coach In Greenville’s History

Apr 18th, 2016

It is often said that talent, heart and teamwork are the biggest factors for teams to win ballgames, but no team can have the kind of run that the Greenville Bears are on without a great manager. Losing is just part of baseball because over the course of the season a team fields 6 or 7 different pitchers and just one off day by your hitters, fielders or…

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…

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…

Bears Continue To Dominate Their Opponents with 9-0 Record

Apr 12th, 2015

At the halfway point of April, the weather has kept the Bears off the field four games, but each of the other games have seen Bear victories. Remarkable pitching and strong bats continue to keep the Bears in the unbeaten column.  Two Bear pitchers, sophomore Trey McDaniel and junior Blakeney Kearbey, had their fastball clocked at 86 MPH this weekend by a PBR scout during…

Prep Baseball Report – Greenville Bears at #4 Preseason

Mar 10th, 2015

On Saturday, PBR released their spring report on the state-ranked #4 Greenville Bears. From PBR: The Greenville Bears will open as the #4 team in the MHSBCA ranking, led by sophomore RHP Trey McDaniel.  McDaniel, at 5-foot-11 175-pound, has a max fastball velocity of 82 mph, but features nasty swing-and-miss slider.  In 2014, he earned All-State Honorable Mention awards along with senior OF/RHP Devin Duncan. …