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
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.
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)
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… Continue reading Wayne County Lumberjack’s Are Missouri State Champions
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