Former Fort Payne Wildcat and current Mississippi State pitcher Blake Smith is now part of an elite group of college baseball players who can say they played in Omaha, Nebraska in the College World Series.
RAINSVILLE – Plainview senior and three-sport athlete Cade Willingham signed to continue his education and baseball playing career with Southern Union State Community College Bison on Tuesday.
The Plainview Bears are headed to Class 3A’s sweet 16 after sweeping the Clements Colts in a doubleheader Friday at home in the first round of the AHSAA State Baseball Tournament.
After taking a pair of tough losses Thursday, the Fort Payne Wildcats bounced back with a late-inning comeback to beat the Section Lions 7-6 at home on Friday in their Wildcat Classic tournament.
SYLVANIA – The Fyffe Red Devils were crowned the 2018 DeKalb County Baseball Tournament Champions on Tuesday in Sylvania after a 12-0 beating of the Geraldine Bulldogs in the title game.
The Collinsville Panthers nearly completed a 3-game sweep of an area rival on Thursday, but came up just short due to a late-inning rally on the back end of a varsity double header.
The Fort Payne Wildcats ended an 8-game skid in dramatic fashion with a walk-off win that completed a massive comeback from seven runs down against the Class 7A Gadsden City Titans on Tuesday at home.
The Fyffe Red Devils picked up a pair of wins Saturday in a varsity double-header against the D.A.R. Patriots and a top rival in the Plainview Bears in Grant.
The Fort Payne Wildcats are still searching for their first win of the 2018 season after a heartbreaking 6-5 loss in extra innings Thursday on the road to the Boaz Pirates.
FYFFE – A walk-off RBI single from Brant Rowell in extra innings earned the Fyffe Red Devils an 8-7 win in an extra-innings thriller over the Collinsville Panthers on Thursday in Fyffe.
The Ider Hornets baseball team started their 2018 campaign Monday with a blowout win over the Valley Head Tigers by a final score of 16-2 in five innings.
After another successful year on the diamond, 20 DeKalb County baseball players were recognized for their efforts with spots on the 2017 All-County Baseball Team.
The Class 3A, Area 13 champion Geraldine Bulldogs got off to a hot start in their first-round best-of-3 series with the Pleasant Valley Raiders, but dropped the final two games and were eliminated from the AHSAA Class 3A State Baseball Tournament over the weekend.
A year after making the program’s first-ever state finals appearance, the Fyffe Red Devils were eliminated earlier this time around by the Westbrook Christian Warriors in the first round of the AHSAA’s Class 2A State Baseball Tournament.
The Collinsville Panthers swept a pair of Class 2A, Area 12 games over the Gaston Bulldogs in dramatic fashion on Thursday at home.
FORT PAYNE – The Fort Payne Wildcats earned a split in a varsity double-header Thursday at home against the Brewer Patriots by winning Game 2 4-1 after dropping the first game in a 1-0 pitchers’ duel.
GERALDINE – Sylvania’s Blake Spears stayed sharp on the mound all day Friday and earned a complete-game victory after striking out 11 Ider Hornets in the Rams’ 12-3 win at the DeKalb County baseball tournament.
A walk-off walk capped off a thrilling back-and-forth ballgame on Saturday at the DeKalb County Tournament that saw the Collinsville Panthers defeat the Geraldine Bulldogs 6-5.
The Fort Payne Wildcats earned their first win of the Wildcat Classic baseball tournament Thursday in a 10-0 beating against the Sand Rock Wildcats in five innings.
The Fort Payne Wildcats cut a four-run deficit in half late in Wednesday’s Wildcat Classic opener against the Cherokee County Warriors, but the ‘Cats couldn’t complete the comeback and lost 9-4.
GERALDINE – Crossville’s Andrew Driskill was dominant from start to finish and threw a one-hitter in Tuesday’s 3-0 win over the Collinsville Panthers in the DeKalb County Tournament at Geraldine.
GERALDINE – The Plainview Bears took control early and never looked back in Tuesday’s 9-3 win over the Geraldine Bulldogs in the DeKalb County Baseball Tournament.
GERALDINE – The Crossville Lions edged the Fyffe Red Devils on Monday in an eight-inning shootout 11-9 in the opening game of the 2017 DeKalb County Baseball Tournament.
Fyffe’s Will Mashburn dominated on the mound from start to finish in Monday’s run-rule shortened 14-0 win for the Red Devils against the Asbury Rams in Class 2A, Area 15 play.
It is quite rare to see a pitcher throw a no-hitter in baseball and not earn a shutout as well, but that’s exactly what Geraldine’s Brady Gilbert accomplished Saturday in the Bulldogs’ 9-1 victory against the Douglas Eagles.