By Tammy Hilderbrand When Nina Musolino met Ben Becker, there were obvious sparks between the two of them. But not the kind of sparks you might anticipate when two young people meet. These were career sparks. Musolino is actually a California girl, but she, like Ben, is attending Belmont University in Nashville and working on… Continue reading Nina Musolino – Managing The Genesis
Fall by Ben Becker is available on iTunes. All songs written by Ben Becker Produced by Ben Becker and Brian Becker Engineers Mixing Engineer: David Thoener Tracking Engineer: Steve Dady Vocals Engineer: Brian Becker Guitar Overdubs on Push Me Away: Jon Stinson Mastering Engineer: Peter Doell Players Bass: Gary Lunn, Mark Hill, Steve Seawright Acoustic: Dave Cleveland, Tom Hemby Electric… Continue reading Album Credits for Fall by Ben Becker
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… Continue reading Wayne County Lumberjacks Are Headed To Sr Babe Ruth World Series
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
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… Continue reading Ben’s Latest Song: Tell Me
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 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… Continue reading McDaniel’s near-Perfect Game Stuns Clearwater
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.
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… Continue reading Greenville Wins Weekend Tourney. Still Undefeated.
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… Continue reading Bears Keep Winning. Now 15-0.