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Baseball team drops second straight game

Joshua Duncan

February 25, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Oral Roberts scored in each of the first four straight innings to gather a six-run lead over WSU on Wednesday, a 6-4 loss.A single in the first inning from Michael Huntgate drove in Nick Roark for an early lead. The hits kept c...

Shockers smash 31 runs, win opening series

Joshua Duncan

February 22, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Shockers put up 31 runs in a three-game series against Northern Colorado over the weekend.Wichita State took the series with two wins and one loss after coming short Sunday, a 4-3 loss.Northern Colorado put 15 pitchers on...

Baseball to premiere spring season this weekend

Josh Duncan

February 18, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

With blue skies, warm weather and sunshine forecasted, the Wichita State baseball team couldn’t ask for a better start to their season.The first of many home games for the Shockers will host the Northern Colorado Bears in a three game ...

Eck Stadium adds luxury scoreboard; more upgrades on the way

Evan Pflugradt, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Wichita State baseball fans have a big reason to be excited for opening day. Daktronics installed a new LED video display scoreboard in left field of Eck Stadium. The scoreboard is set to be the fourth largest scoreboard in...

Sam Tewes finds hope hidden under his cap

Evan Pflugradt, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Sam Tewes grasps a baseball, checks the signal from his catcher and lines up the pitch. Before winding up for his poetic release, he glimpses up at the brim of his cap, the letters LL are etched in sharpie, honoring Lloyd Phelps,...

Coach Butler talks Shocker baseball

Joshua Duncan

January 25, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

With early injuries plaguing the depth of Todd Butler’s team last season, Shocker baseball got off to a rocky start. This year nine returning pitchers look to bring back experience the team spent a season searching for.“We have n...

Ghosts defeat Ghouls 3-2

Ghosts defeat Ghouls 3-2

October 29, 2015

Black team snags win in Game 5 of series

Jessica Green

October 25, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

After a redraft of the roster, the Black team dominated game five of the Black and Gold World Series 12-4 Friday, the first Black win of the series.The Black team set the pace in the first inning, scoring five runs and never l...

No. 14 Missiouri State sweeps Shocker baseball

Sports Reporter

May 4, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Shockers added another series sweep to their stat sheet this weekend. This time, it came with three losses to the No. 14 Missouri State Bears.Outscored 4-17 in Friday’s (3-8) and Saturday’s (1-9) games, the Bears proved t...

10-year anniversary of ‘The Catch’

April 29, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Matt Brown was back inside of Eck Stadium on Tuesday night to throw out the first pitch before the Wichita State, Oklahoma University baseball game. The former Shocker became famous for diving over the foul fence in right field and ...