April 30, 2011
On Saturday, the Saint James baseball team ended its imperfect season. The Saints got off the schneid in a big way with a 4-3, 3-2 doubleheader sweep over Hancock to notch their first two victories of the season. “Today we finally played as a team,” said Saint James coach Mick Kerns. “We got some hits, made some plays and forced them to make some plays as well.” In the first game, the Saints (2-7) led from the start by taking a 2-1 lead in the first inning. Pitcher Brett Vitkun scored two runs and Patrick Morris had two RBIs to lead Saint James to the win. Vitkun found his groove after allowing an RBI base hit to Eli Souders in the first to keep the Panthers (4-7)
April 21, 2011
The Hagerstown Community College baseball team settled for a split of its Maryland JuCo Conference doubleheader with Garrett Community College on Thursday. The Hawks pulled out a 4-3 win in the first game before Garrett won the second game, 6-3. In the opener, HCC (26-17, 10-9) snapped a 3-3 tie with Garrett (13-25, 8-8) by scoring the deciding run in the fifth inning. Tyeler Presgraves led off with a walk, and advanced to third on an errant pickoff attempt. Seth Poffenberger came through with a double to right to drive in Presgraves.
April 20, 2011
Lance Berkman had three hits and two RBIs and the St. Louis Cardinals got four innings of one-hit relief in a 5-3 victory over the Washington Nationals, giving them a doubleheader split on Wednesday night. Laynce Nix homered and drove in two runs in Game 1 for the Nationals, who chased Jake Westbrook with a six-run third inning in an 8-6 victory. Jaime Garcia (3-0) allowed one earned run in five innings and Colby Rasmus got his fourth RBI of the day as St. Louis snapped Washington’s four-game losing streak in the nightcap.
April 19, 2011
Tonight’s game between the Hagerstown Suns and the Hickory Crawdads at Municipal Stadium has been postponed due to unplayable field conditions. The two teams will play one game, as scheduled, Wednesday, and a doubleheader is set for Thursday beginning at 5:05 p.m. The second game will start 30 minutes after the first ends. Tickets for the postponed game are exchangeable for any 2011 Suns game. Tickets for Thursday's game will be good for both games of the doubleheader. Gates open at 4 p.m.
April 17, 2011
Danny Espinosa appears comfortable in his new role as leadoff hitter in the Nationals’ lineup. Espinosa, who was moved into the No. 1 spot before Friday’s series opener, followed up a three-run homer in the opening game with a bases-loaded triple in the seventh inning of the second game that helped the Washington Nationals to a 5-1 victory Sunday and a doubleheader sweep. In the opener, Ivan Rodriguez also hit a three-run homer and Jason Marquis pitched into the eighth inning of the Nationals’ 8-4 victory.
April 12, 2011
Monday, April 11, 2011 COLLEGE SOFTBALL HCC 16-20, Garrett 0-0 Damara McDonough tossed a three-hitter with eight strikeouts in a game shortened to five innings to lead Hagerstown in a shutout of Garrett in the opener of a doubleheader sweep. Mallory Wishard had two hits, including a triple, Meghan Sharrah had three hits and Katie Kesecker had two doubles. In the nightcap, Wishard had a triple and two doubles and Brittany Heller had two hits, including a double, for the Hawks (6-7, 5-3)
March 18, 2011
Friday, March 18, 2011 COLLEGE BASEBALL Chris Kulik had three hits and an RBI to lead Hagerstown Community College past Jefferson 12-4 in the first game of a doubleheader sweep. Danny Morris had two hits and four RBIs, Seth Poffenberger had two hits and two RBIs and Josh Knupp added two hits for the Hawks (14-5). In the nightcap, Knupp had two hits and three RBIs, and Justin Martinez and Kyle Crist had two hits and an RBI each in HCC’s 13-1 victory.
August 7, 2010
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. -- Rain took care of Friday's series opener between the Hagerstown Suns and Kannapolis Intimidators. The game was delayed for 1 hour, 50 minutes before it was called off. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Sunday at 2 p.m.
July 12, 2010
LEGION BASEBALL BRUNSWICK, Md. -- Funkstown Post 211 rapped out 38 hits on the day to sweep a doubleheader from Brunswick on Sunday, 17-12 and 18-13. Joey Miller had three hits in each game to lead Funkstown (14-12, 11-7 Western Maryland District). Ryan Sword finished with five hits on the day, while Ty Benson, J.J. O'Neill, Aaron Stoner and Tyeler Presgraves each had two hits in both games. Jeremy Barron had four hits in the second game, while Miller and Stoner both homered.
April 3, 2010
COLLEGE SOFTBALL Cecil 1-2, HCC 0-4 NORTH EAST, Md. -- Katie Kesecker hit a sacrifice fly to start a two-run rally in the seventh inning of the nightcap to give Hagerstown Community College a split of a Maryland JuCo Conference doubleheader. Christina Mehaffie and Brittany Larrick led off with singles and advanced on a passed ball before Kesecker's fly broke the 2-2 tie. Larrick scored the insurance run on a passed ball. Mehaffie led the Hawks (6-6, 6-4)