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NCAA sanctions make no sense

Staff Reporter

February 2, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Opinion

Who could guess that one of the most literal manifestations of George Orwell’s idea of historical revisionism would come in the form of college sports?Yes, the NCAA, everyone’s favorite comically incompetent regulating body...

Back to bat: WSU baseball begins practice

Sports Reporter

September 22, 2014

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Wichita State baseball team is back in action this season with their first practice of the year last Wednesday.Originally scheduled to take place sooner, the first practice was a hot one, but second-year head coach Todd Butler s...

WSU summer baseball captures New England

Sports Reporter

June 18, 2014

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Movies have been made about it, every baseball player dreams of it, but only a few are actually selected to play in the Cape Cod Baseball League. This year, two Wichita State baseball players will have the honor to compete in t...

Men’s baseball closes out lackluster season

Sports Reporter

June 4, 2014

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Wichita State men’s baseball team finished its first season with new head coach Todd Butler before it wanted to.The Shockers faced a rocky season full of suspensions and injuries without getting the winning streak many of...

Shockers shoot down Redbirds

Sports Reporter

May 4, 2014

Filed under Baseball

FridayWhile Friday’s game may not have been pretty, the Shockers managed to snag the win against Bradley, 4-3 in the 10th.AJ Ladwig, the starting pitcher for the Shockers, threw eight innings while only two runs were scored again...

Shockers fall to mid-week pressure

April 30, 2014

Filed under Baseball

The weather during last night’s baseball game against Kansas University was bad, but the playing was worse. The Shockers lost 10-3.“Cody Tyler couldn’t go six innings,” head coach Todd Butler said. “He hasn’t pitched enough....

Shockers swarmed by Pelicans

Sports Reporter

April 27, 2014

Filed under Baseball

Wichita State went down to the bayou to visit Tulane University for a weekend series of baseball with the Green Wave.The Shockers started the weekend off on Friday with A.J. Ladwig pitching nine shutout innings and going into ...

Shockers lose to Missouri in overtime

Staff Reporter

April 23, 2014

Filed under Baseball

The Wichita State Shockers (21-20) forced the Missouri Tigers (18-21) into the 10th inning before finding themselves with a late 4-5 loss.Garrett Bayliff scored two runs in the outing.Daniel Kihle started out the action in the ni...

Bring out the brooms

Bring out the brooms

April 20, 2014

12 innings game breaks baseball dry spell

Madison Johnson, sports reporter

April 20, 2014

Filed under Baseball

While the runs were minimal in today’s game against the Salukis, the Shockers had to play three innings past the ninth to determine the 4-3 win.The baseball team gained a one run lead in the bottom of the third thanks to Dani...

Shockers clip wings off Golden Eagles

Staff Reporter

April 16, 2014

Filed under Baseball

Daniel Kihle led the Shockers to a victory over the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles Tuesday night. Kihle had four hits on four at bats in the 6-5 win on his first day back from an injury.It felt good to play in Eck Stadium again....