Eric Wooten kept the RailCat offense off-balance for 8 1/3 innings and Christian Ibarra broke open a scoreless game with a three-run homer in the fifth inning to pace Lincoln to a 5-1 victory in front of 3.496 fans on Office Wednesday at the U.S. Steel Yard. With the loss, the RailCats dropped their first series since July 9-11 vs. Texas and finish the six-game homestand 3-3.
The Gary SoutShore RailCats offense managed just two hits and were unable to finish their six-day, seven-game road trip a perfect 7-0 after falling to the Texas AirHogs, 2-1, on Wednesday night at AirHogs Stadium in the final game of the year between the two teams. Wednesday’s loss snapped Gary’s season-high-tying eight game winning streak, however, the ‘Cats did split the two-game series after shutting out Texas, 4-0, on Tuesday.
An early 1-0 lead and three RBIs from Colin Willis wasn’t enough for Gary on Monday night in the series opener against Sioux Falls as the RailCats fell to the Canaries, 10-4, at U.S. Steel Yard. Monday’s loss snapped Gary’s five-game winning streak and was the RailCats first loss during their six-game homestand.
The goal of any collegiate athletics program is to make sure that all of their student-athletes not only excel on the playing field, but in the classroom as well. This is certainly the case at Calumet College of St. Joseph. When the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) released the scholar teams for the 2017- 18 school year, Crimson Wave Athletics were honored to see seven of their programs included on the prestigious list.
Calumet College of St. Joseph cross country head coaches Jackie Torres and Jonathan Jimenez, along with director of operation Rick Torres, officially revealed their 2018 schedule this afternoon from the Whiting, Ind., campus. The season, which will feature seven regular season races, will come on the heels of the most successful athletic season for running disciplines in the school’s history.
The Gary SouthShore RailCats signed outfielder Tillman Pugh for third time in the last four years and traded right-handed pitcher Yasutomo Kubo to the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League for future considerations before Monday’s game vs. the Texas AirHogs.
The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced that former Japanese major league pitcher Yasutomo Kubo will sign with Gary before Wednesday’s 7:10 p.m. game and start against the Chicago Dogs. The 37-year-old is 93-84 with a 3.66 ERA and 1,097 strikeouts over 13 seasons in the Nippon Professional Baseball.
As preparations roll forward toward the 2018-19 season, the Crimson Wave women's golf program has another addition that will be hitting the links with them come the fall. Head coach Tim McGee announced today that Summer Woodring will be joining the team for the upcoming school year. Woodring, a native of Muskegon, Mich., was a member of the golf program during her time at Fruitport High School, playing on the varsity squad each season.
Two hits for the second straight game from Cole Fabio, seven innings of one-run baseball from Alex Gunn and 11 hits from the Gary offense led the RailCats to an 8-1 victory over the Cleburne Railroaders in front of 4,293 fans on Youth and Senior Day at U.S. Steel Yard on Wednesday afternoon. Eight of the nine Gary starters reached base at least once while Jack Fowler and Myles Smith secured the win with one scoreless innings each out of the bullpen.
Run your best. That is all the coaching staff of the Calumet College of St. Joseph track and field program asked of Olivia Askew (SR/Munster, Ind.) as she prepared to run her final collegiate race on the biggest stage of them all. Askew clearly listened to her coaches. The outgoing senior not only set a personal best, but broke yet another school record, when she competed in the 200-meter dash at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala. on Thursday evening.
One day after teammate Olivia Askew (SR/Munster, Ind.) wrapped up her collegiate track career, Demetrius Banks (JR/Hazelcrest, Ill.) took his first shot on the sports grand stage. Though surface conditions were less than ideal, Banks powered through and came away with a top ten spot for his efforts at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores, Ala on Friday evening.