Post Tagged with: "Baseball"

Tigers struggle as season nears end

Tigers struggle as season nears end

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. With only a little more than 30 games remaining in the Tigers’ season, any chance of a sort of postseason run is out of the question. On Tuesday, Aug. 23 the Tigers took on the Yankees in a game that served well as a representation of Detroit’s entire season. The Tigers’ pitching staff put on a […]

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Pioneers reach NJCAA World Series, brings Delta its most successful season yet

Pioneers reach NJCAA World Series, brings Delta its most successful season yet

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. The Pioneers’ baseball team had quite an exciting spring and summer, to say the least. Sixth-year head coach Dan Smith, now a District B Coach of the Year award-winner, piloted the team on a lengthy run through the postseason into late May 2017. After two wins against Schoolcraft in the semi-finals and finals of the Region […]

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Baseball team gears up for the season on spring break

Baseball team gears up for the season on spring break

By Eric Krauss, Guest Reporter  The Delta Pioneers will be traveling first to Kentucky and then onto Florida this spring break to put their hard work in the offseason to the test. They play some of the toughest competition in the country at their level. Although these are not teams that the Pioneers would play regularly at the regional level, […]

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Great Lakes Loons soar to Midwest League title

Great Lakes Loons soar to Midwest League title

By Adam Przeslak, staff reporter.  The Great Lakes Loons battled back to win the Midwest League Title 9-8 against the Clinton LumberKings at Dow Diamond on Sunday Sept. 18. After ten years of heartbreak and disappointment the Loons have finally accomplished what was at one time thought to be impossible, a Midwest League title. Just ten years ago the Southwest […]

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Spring sports wrap-up

Spring sports wrap-up

By Ethan Moore, Sports Editor. This past season, both the baseball and softball teams experienced varying levels of success. The softball team, considered to be in a rebuilding year, came through to triple their win total from 2015. They finished at 19-24 for the year and were eliminated in the District J tournament, But, for a team with no expectations, […]

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Baseball is more than just a game for Pioneer sophomore Colin Meacham

Baseball is more than just a game for Pioneer sophomore Colin Meacham

By Ethan Moore, Sports Editor. Colin Meacham, a biomedical engineering major, is now entering his second season on the baseball team, and is ready to show what he has learned. “My first season on the team showed me how elite the players around the league are,” explains Meacham. “I learned how to adjust to the different level of play, and […]

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Baseball team tests their mettle in Florida as they prepare for the upcoming season

Baseball team tests their mettle in Florida as they prepare for the upcoming season

By Ethan Moore, Sports Editor. The Pioneers traveled to Florida in hopes of testing their offseason preparation against some of the best competition in the country. They intentionally scheduled tough teams like Lincoln Land Community College and Frederick Community to see where they were and what they had to improve. “We intentionally stack our schedule to play the best teams […]

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