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Dearman’s late hit lifts Shockers over Air Force

Sports Reporter

March 27

Filed under Baseball

The Wichita State Shockers received a big lift from an unlikely source. Tanner Dearman drove in the go-ahead run which turned out to be the game winning run and WSU (13-11) defeated the Air Force Falcons (8-14) 3-2 in the first gam...

The spring break Shocker baseball and softball update

Sports Reporter

March 25

Filed under Baseball

If anyone needed spring break it was the Shocker baseball team. After a three-game road sweep at the hands of Long Beach State, a trip to Hawaii against the 2-15 Rainbows appeared to be what Gene Stephenson’s team needed to...

Baseball vs. Softball: What’s the difference?

"Pitch Hitter"

March 13

Filed under Baseball, Softball

If you fall in line with the thinking that softball is just the girls’ version of baseball, then you’d be wrong. Although the games share a common ancestor and similar rules, there are a few major differences in the games...

Shocker baseball can’t keep up with Texas-Pan American on Friday

Sports Reporter

March 9

Filed under Baseball

Gene Stephenson walked from the dugout after the game wondering aloud when the Shocker men’s basketball team played. When he was told 6 p.m. by a member of the media he looked up and said, “Well, I hope they play better tha...

Shocker baseball tops Oral Roberts

Editor-in-Chief

March 6

Filed under Baseball

A.J. Ladwig pitched six scoreless innings in the Wichita State baseball team’s 8-1 victory over Oral Roberts on Tuesday.  The first Golden Eagle hit didn’t come until the sixth inning either, when WSU already led 4-0.  “A.J. c...

WSU baseball swept aside in openers

Sports Reporter

February 18

Filed under Baseball

Wichita State baseball coach Gene Stephenson knew Sunday’s game against Pittsburgh—its third and final game of the series—would be the biggest challenge the Shockers faced yet. But WSU’s reaction was sub-par, and No. 3...

Positive feelings plentiful as Black defeats Gold in deciding game of Fall World Series

Sports Reporter

October 17

Filed under Baseball

The rumble of thunder and bursts of lightning over Eck Stadium on Saturday did not stop Wichita State’s baseball team from playing the seventh game of the Fall World Series. The series was tied at three games each, and as an...

Mistakes aplenty for Shockers in game five of FWS

Sports Reporter

October 10

Filed under Baseball

Wichita State baseball assistant coach Jim Thomas knew right away what stuck out to him the most when the Shockers’ scrimmage ended. So much so that all he could do was smile. “Too many errors. We made too many mistakes def...

Shocker softball to host alumni game Saturday

Sports Reporter

September 13

Filed under Baseball

Wichita State will bring back memories Saturday afternoon when the softball team will host its annual alumni game. The game will start at 2 p.m. at Wilkins Stadium on the WSU campus. It will feature a friendly exhibition game b...