Category: College

Hoosiers Clobber Bruins to Win NCAA World Series

The Indiana Hoosiers have won the inaugural Bull League NCAA Division I College World Series, soundly putting down the UCLA Bruins 17-2 in Game 3, in Los Angelesm, today.

The Bruins had evened the series in a similarly lopsided contest just one day prior, beating Indiana 12-4 in a game that included a 10-run 4th inning for UCLA. Continue reading “Hoosiers Clobber Bruins to Win NCAA World Series”

Playoffs Start for CAN-AM’s 2nd Season

The second season of the Can-Am College League has entered the playoffs, using their new best-of-seven format and no designated-hitter rule for the first time.

Among the match-ups are some of the new teams added for the 2018 season, but conspicuously absent are last year’s champions, Freeport University, which left the league, and the 2017 runner-up, Assiniboine University, which failed to qualify. Continue reading “Playoffs Start for CAN-AM’s 2nd Season”

Hoosiers Set to Face Bruins in NCAA World Series

The College World Series final is set, and it will feature the UCLA Bruins (36-21) and the Indiana Hoosiers (34-22) in what is sure to be a solid, run scoring match up.

Both teams advanced after series sweeps, and so they remain undefeated, making for an exciting pairing in the first NCAA Division I championships. Continue reading “Hoosiers Set to Face Bruins in NCAA World Series”

Elite Eight Set for NCAA Division I Playoffs

The season has come to a close, and the NCAA Division I playoff teams have now been set. After some tough battles, some great players and teams will miss post-season play, but all can hold their head up high after participating in what has been an exciting college season.

Of the four NCAA conferences, and 32-teams, just eight will continue on into the post-season, including all of the conference leaders, and two wildcards from each conference group, the “A10” (Atlantic Coast and Big-10) and “SE12” (Southeast and PAC-12). Continue reading “Elite Eight Set for NCAA Division I Playoffs”

Bankers Win; De Jesus Named MVP

The Central Chicago Prep Bankers have taken the 2018 NAHS World Series, defeating Dutch Colonial Academy 7-5 to make two straight wins in the best-of-three series.

The Dutch Colonial Academy Gunners can hold their head up high, though, after their promotion last year out of Division 2, and 3rd place finish in Division 1, in the International Schools Conference, which got them a wild-card entry into the playoffs. Continue reading “Bankers Win; De Jesus Named MVP”

Central Chicago Prep Bankers Win High School WS Opener

The 32-team Nor-Am High School League has reached the final round of its playoffs, and the two teams competing for the NAHS World Series have been set, with the Indy Division champs, Central Chicago Prep, already drawing first blood.

The Bankers defeated the Dutch Colonial Academy Gunners in a lopsided 10-0 blowout, leaving the shell-shocked Gunners with just 4 hits after senior Chris Riddle dismantled the Caribbean island team’s batting. Riddle threw 88 pitches, with 50 of them strikes, as he teamed up with lefty Eddie Wear to extinguish the Gunners run-scoring hopes. Continue reading “Central Chicago Prep Bankers Win High School WS Opener”