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Baseball falls to Holt, Vianney

May 5, 2011

According to senior second baseman Dylan Schindler, all the rain and game cancellations that the Spartan baseball team has encountered in the last week is one of the reasons games did not go as planned. According to Coach Ray Howard, the team just was not mentally prepared for the games. “We were ...

Rain strikes out Spartans

April 26, 2011

The baseball team has had one game cancelled and is expecting more this week, due to the excessive rain. The team has only been able to practice indoors, which has affected the the team, according to Coach Ray Howard. “It’s hard to keep the boys focused and motivated when you aren’t playing ...

Alex Erb pitches team to victory over Vikings

April 19, 2011

All eyes were on junior pitcher Alex Erb. He had struck out the first two players at bat in the fifth inning and only had one player left—one player to strike out, one player ready to hit, one player standing between Erb and striking out the side in the fifth inning. “If a pitcher isn’t throwing...

Wins give baseball team momentum going into game with Howell

April 11, 2011

Last week, the baseball team played Warrenton, Jefferson City, St. Charles West and Seckman, winning all four games and upping its record to 8-3. “We were all playing together as a team,” second baseman senior Dylan Shindler said. “We have really been building up some momentum.” Having a rou...

Boys fall to Knights

April 6, 2011

On Saturday, April 2, the Spartan baseball team took on the Howell North Knights and lost 12-10. “We need to work on staying focused on the game and not giving up towards the end,” said senior second baseman Dylan Schindler. “We really need to work on staying focused throughout the whole game ...

Team wins first home game

March 29, 2011

Although the team faced a rough first few weeks with wet fields, it was able to beat Hickman 5-1 in its first home game of the season. According to Coach Ray Howard, junior pitcher Scott Huesemann pitched well and gave up no earned runs. “Being a pitcher, you have to prepare mentally to know wh...

Wet fields interfere with practices

March 23, 2011

While some students were sitting at home relaxing over their spring break, the baseball team was hard at work preparing for the year. “We try to prepare [the team] mentally as well as defensively and offensively, so that they aren’t surprised come game time,” said Coach Ray Howard. Accordin...

Baseball eyes last regular season game

May 19, 2010

Following a week of constant rain, the Spartan baseball team took to the field again last Friday in hopes to start back on the right track toward the district tournament that is approaching. They squared off against the Indians of Holt who sit with a record of 20-7 so far this season. The Spartans we...

Baseball falters nearing district tournament

May 12, 2010

As the baseball season approaches its end, the Spartans have seen themselves stumble as of late. After what seemed to be a good start to the end of the season with back-to-back wins, the Spartans faltered in their last three contests. After a 10 run loss to the defending state champions of Fort Zumw...

Baseball recovers with back-to-back wins

May 4, 2010

After losses to two conference rivals, Wentzville Holt by a score of 3-2 and Howell 7-0, the Spartans have rebounded with two consecutive wins. The baseball team has bettered its record to 14-8 and is now nearing the end of the regular season. The team's last win was against Washington by a score o...

Baseball snaps winning streak

April 28, 2010

The baseball team has found itself on a bit of a winning streak over the past two weeks. Winning in six straight games before dropping its last contest against Wentzville Holt. The final score was 3-2. The Spartans are now sitting with a record of 12-7 as it continues their gradual approach to districts. Sophomore outfielde...

Successful defense leads to win

April 23, 2010

The Spartan baseball team bettered its record to 11-5 last night when it held off a Troy Buchanon team by the score of 3-2. In the home win, senior starting pitcher Matt Mueller paved the Spartans' way to a victory. "A lot of times we make stupid mistakes that cost us close games like these," said se...

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