Stories tagged: college baseball
Sat., June 24, 2017, 8:43 p.m.
LSU eliminates Oregon State, advances to final series
Caleb Gilbert allowed two hits in 7
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
Local briefs: Randall Stradling inducted into PLU Athletics Hall of Fame
Randall Stradling, who went from Cheney to have a nationally recognized tennis career at Pacific Lutheran University in the mid-1980s, has been selected for induction into the PLU Athletics Hall …
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Louisville builds big lead, holds on to win and Florida blanks TCU at College World Series
Louisville had an early five-run lead against Texas A&M and national player of the year Brendan McKay was on the mound. It should have been game over, right?
UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017, 8:42 p.m.
Bullpen of Jake Mulholland, Drew Rasmussen saves the day for Oregon State at CWS
Jake Mulholland pitched 4
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
54-4 Oregon State out to finish job in College World Series
Oregon State is 54-4 and on a 21-game winning streak as the College World Series starts. The Beavers already are considered one of the greatest college teams of all time. …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
When it comes to Luke Heimlich, Oregon State teammates not talking
Oregon State has arrived in Omaha, Nebraska, for the College World Series without pitcher Luke Heimlich. He didn’t make the trip after media reports revealed he had pleaded guilty to …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 6:06 p.m.
Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich goes undrafted
Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich, who as a teenager pleaded guilty to molesting a 6-year-old girl, was not taken in Major League Baseball’s draft.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 7:28 p.m.
College baseball notebook: Former GSL standout Drew Rasmussen taken in first round of MLB Draft
When talent and an unmatched work ethic merge great things can happen. And they have for former Greater Spokane League standout Drew Rasmussen, who was selected by the Tampa Bay …
UPDATED: Mon., June 12, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
NCAA baseball capsules: Florida books CWS spot with 3-0 win over Wake Forest
JJ Schwarz hit a towering, two-run homer and Tyler Dyson followed with five scoreless innings of relief and Florida beat Wake Forest 3-0 Monday night to earn the final spot …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 3:14 p.m.
16 teams harbor title hopes at start of NCAA super regionals
Super regionals are the next stop on the Road to Omaha. The eight best-of-three series starting Friday and Saturday will determine the field for the College World Series. Louisville is …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Bluegrass baseball showdown features pair of pitching aces
The Bluegrass rivalry extends beyond football and basketball. Kentucky and Louisville will meet in an NCAA baseball super regional with a berth in the College World Series on the line. …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
Standout Oregon State pitcher has molestation case in past
A standout pitcher for Oregon State’s top-ranked baseball team pleaded guilty to a single count of molesting a young girl when he was a teenager. Luke Heimlich’s criminal history was …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
Kyle Wright emerges as Vandy’s latest elite pitching prospect
Kyle Wright chose Vanderbilt in part because he knew the program’s history of producing blue-chip pitching prospects. Now he’s a member of that fraternity as the potential No. 1 overall …
Tue., June 6, 2017, 8:25 p.m.
Matt Baney: Sage advice serves Lewis-Clark State baseball team well
National title No. 19 was three measly outs away for the Lewis-Clark State baseball team.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Davidson ousts UNC, wins regional in first NCAA baseball tournament
Best known as the school where Stephen Curry played his college basketball, Davidson is quickly making a name for itself in baseball.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Area roundup: No. 10 Oklahoma drops No. 6 Washington to elimination bracket at Women’s World Series
Sydney Romero homered and No. 10 Oklahoma (58-9) beat No. 6 Washington (49-13) 3-1 in the second round of the NCAA Division I Women’s World Series in Oklahoma City on …
Thu., June 1, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
Area roundup: Washington softball beats Oregon at Women’s College World Series
Kirstyn Thomas went 2 for 3 with a two-run home run in the seventh inning and No. 6 Washington (48-12) beat No. 3 Oregon (52-6) 3-1 in the opening game …
Mon., May 29, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Oregon State garners top national seed for NCAA baseball tournament
Oregon State has put together the best season by any team in 35 years, and the Beavers’ work was rewarded Monday when they were made the No. 1 national seed …
Sat., May 27, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Area roundup: No. 8 Stanford baseball completes sweep of Washington State
Chris Castellanos allowed one run over eight innings and No. 8 Stanford (40-14, 21-9) pounded Washington State (24-29, 10-20) 15-1 to complete a three-game sweep of a regular-season ending Pac-12 …
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 11:35 p.m.
Gonzaga beats Loyola Marymount to advance to West Coast Conference baseball championship
Justin Vernia led top-seeded Gonzaga’s stellar efforts on the mound as the Zags shut down second-seeded Loyola Marymount during a 3-1 victory in the second round of the West Coast …
Fri., May 26, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
Area roundup: No. 8 Stanford baseball downs WSU
Matt Winaker went 2 for 5 with a double, stolen base and two RBIs and visiting No. 8 Stanford (39-14, 20-9) beat Washington State (24-28, 10-19) 5-3 in the second …
Thu., May 25, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Area roundup: No. 8 Stanford baseball handles Washington State
Matt Winaker went 3 for 6 with a home run and four RBIs and visiting No. 8 Stanford (39-14, 18-9) handled Washington State (24-28, 10-17) 13-2 in the first game …
Thu., May 25, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
Gonzaga blasts past Saint Mary’s in West Coast Conference baseball tournament opener
Jake Roberts and Troy Johnston each homered and had three hits apiece as Gonzaga blasted Saint Mary’s, 11-2, in the first round of the West Coast Conference Baseball Championships at …
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 6:52 p.m.
Gonzaga faces Saint Mary’s in first round of West Coast Conference baseball tournament
Top-seeded No. 22 Gonzaga will take the first step toward securing a guaranteed berth to the NCAA Tournament at 3 p.m. Thursday when it faces fourth-seeded Saint Mary’s in the …
Tue., May 23, 2017, 4:37 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Mark Machtolf honored as West Coast Conference baseball Coach of the Year
Gonzaga coach Mark Machtolf was named the West Coast Conference’s baseball Coach of the Year on Tuesday, one of many such honors for the Zags, who wrapped up their second …
UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 12:02 a.m.
Gonzaga baseball sweeps BYU, takes top seed in WCC tournament
Justin Jacobs went 3 for 4, including a double, and drove in two runs for Gonzaga and the Bulldogs won a share of the West Coast Conference baseball title by …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Area roundup: North Idaho reaches NWAC semifinals
Kennedy Anderson went 2 for 4 with her 15th home run of the season and 11th-seeded North Idaho (31-15) advanced to the Northwest Athletic Conference semifinals with a 7-2 win …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Eli Morgan pitches Gonzaga past No. 18 BYU
Eli Morgan turned in another exceptional start and Gonzaga (29-17, 18-7) beat visiting No. 18 BYU (33-16, 20-5) 10-2 on Thursday in the first of a three-game West Coast Conference …
Wed., May 17, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
College baseball: Gonzaga Bulldogs host BYU in critical West Coast Conference series
The Gonzaga Bulldogs still control their own destiny, but they will have to be perfect.
UPDATED: Sun., May 14, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Area roundup: Whitworth’s softball season ends with loss in title game of NCAA regional
Tenth-ranked East Texas Baptist ended Whitworth’s season with a 7-5 victory in the championship game of the NCAA Division III regional in Marshall, Texas.