The San Diego Padres announced Wednesday, Oct. 6, Smithville native Jayce Tingler was fired from his manager position with the ball club after finishing the season 79-83.
Friday, July 16, 2021
LIBERTY — Liberty senior-to-be Karson Milbrandt earned a roster spot in the Area Code Games baseball showcase to be held Aug. 7 to 11 at the University of San Diego in San Diego, California. Milbrandt will represent the Midwest region on the Chicago White Sox team.
Wednesday, July 07, 2021
KEARNEY — A former Kearney baseball player will once again don a Bulldogs logo, this time for the recently crowned Division I national champions.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Editor’s Note: The Courier-Tribune’s Boys and Girls Athletes of the Year for Liberty, Liberty North, Kearney and Smithville were selected by sports writer Mac Moore based on his opinions from covering the teams and using insights provided by area coaches when available.
Monday, June 28, 2021
Five area baseball players earned all-state first team honors from the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association while five others earned all-state recognition on either the second team or honorable mention.
Twenty-two area baseball players earned academic all-state honors from the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Monday, June 07, 2021
LIBERTY — Liberty baseball found a way to maintain all of its momentum from the end of its semifinal as it shell-shocked the top-ranked Missouri Class 6 team in Ft. Zumwalt West in the early going.
Saturday, June 05, 2021
Wednesday, June 02, 2021
LIBERTY — Liberty baseball took advantage of a fourth-inning scoring surge to power past Raymore-Peculiar and advance to the Missouri Class 6 baseball final four.
Tuesday, June 01, 2021
SMITHVILLE — Smithville baseball’s magical run came to an end in the Missouri Class 5 state quarterfinals after a 7-3 loss to Grain Valley on Saturday, May 29 at Blue Springs South High School.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
LIBERTY — This year’s fourth edition of the Crosstown Showdown in baseball looked like it would become another pitching duel between Liberty and Liberty North.
SMITHVILLE — Smithville baseball put a punctuation point on its dominant season by winning the district title with a shutout victory over rival Kearney.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Smithville baseball earned a 4-1 win over Highway 92 rival Kearney Monday, May 10 at Kearney High School.
LIBERTY — Liberty baseball outlasted Liberty North in a back-and-forth battle that required extra innings on Saturday, May 8, but the Eagles weren’t down for too long as the team clinched the Suburban Gold conference championship this week.
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Smithville — Smithville baseball swept Platte County as the Warriors take their winning streak to 16 games.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
SMITHVILLE — Smithville baseball soundly defeated Raytown South 13-0 in five innings on Monday, April 26, to improve the team’s win streak to 11 straight games.
KEARNEY — Kearney baseball placed an exclamation point on a five-game win streak with a 27-0 win over Ruskin on Monday, April 26, at Ruskin High School.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
LIBERTY — The second edition in this year’s Crosstown Showdown in baseball looked nearly identical to the first installment: Two offenses that spend most every other game lighting up the scoreboard scrapped their way through seven innings against precise pitching and smooth fielding.
Monday, April 19, 2021
KEARNEY — Kearney baseball stumbled to start the Northland Tournament, but the Bulldogs quickly got things back on track as they won three straight games.
LIBERTY — Liberty baseball won all four of its games in the Northland Tournament last week, beating its final three opponents by at least nine runs.