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… Continue reading Winningest Coach In Greenville’s History
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… Continue reading 2016 Preseason Poll – Greenville Ranked 2nd
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… Continue reading The Perfect Season
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… Continue reading Becker Strikes Out 15. Bears Win 19th Straight.
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… Continue reading Updated: Bears Baseball Still Undefeated (13-0)
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… Continue reading Bears Take District Champ Honors – Roll To 22-1
The 2015 season rolls on after winning district championships.
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… Continue reading Bears Finish Regular Season 20-1
The mid-April Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association rankings were released today (4/19) and Greenville Bears moved up two spots to the #2 rank in Class 2 baseball. Many will claim “rankings don’t mean anything” but those that do are usually not on the list. Rankings do mean something; with rankings come school pride, team… Continue reading Bears Keep Winning – Bumped To #2 In The State
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… Continue reading Bears Continue To Dominate Their Opponents with 9-0 Record