Phillips earns NYCBL Pitcher of the Year

Phillips earns NYCBL Pitcher of the Year

Phillips, originally from Cheektowaga, New York, a suburb of Buffalo, improved upon his past success on the mound this year. Last season, Phillips started eight games and threw 54.1 innings, finishing with a 4-1 record and a 1.92 earned run average…

Bell named NYCBL Manager of the Year

Bell named NYCBL Manager of the Year

Bobby Bell’s 2016 Olean Oilers rattled of a record 24 straight wins on their way to setting the regular season mark of 39 victories and winning their second straight New York Collegiate Baseball League Championship Series…

Hollins play anything but ordinary

Hollins play anything but ordinary

Think wide receiver in an NFL game leaping in the air to catch a pass and coming down on tip toes to get his feet inbounds. If only that wide receiver had to time his leap and place the pigskin in in a pinpoint spot to complete the play…

Oilers claim back-to-back NYCBL titles

Oilers claim back-to-back NYCBL titles

Championship Series Most Valuable Player Cole Peterson (St. Bonaventure University) finished 2-for-4 with a run batted in and two runs scored as the Olean Oilers defeated the Syracuse Junior Chiefs 13-6 to claim their second straight straight New York Collegiate Baseball League Championship in front of 2,876 fans at Bradner Stadium, Sunday night…

Vaccaro made his mark in championship series

The Syracuse Jr. Chiefs came to the plate in the sixth inning of Sunday night’s New York Collegiate Baseball League Championship Series game looking to add to their one-run lead. By the end of the frame, their slight edge turned into an insurmountable deficit, and the Olean Oilers Dave Vaccaro (St. Bonaventure) played a leading role…

Demurias delivered silence

Demurias delivered silence

Demurias retired all four of the batters he faced. In doing so, he hushed the Syracuse Jr. Chiefs faithful and closed out an 8-6 Olean Oilers victory in game one of the 2016 New York Collegiate Baseball League Championship Series…

Olean takes 1-0 series lead

The Olean Oilers sent 10 to the plate in a six-run sixth and held on to defeat the Syracuse Jr. Chiefs, 8-6 in game one of the 2016 New York Collegiate Baseball League Championship Series at Onondaga Community College, Saturday night…

Markowski gave Jr. Chiefs a chance

The box score for game one of the 2016 New York Collegiate Baseball League Championship series may say Olean Oiler’s catcher Mark Kolozsvary (University of Florida) tripled home two runs in the sixth inning of the teams 8-6 win over the Syracuse Junior Chiefs, but the real reason for those runs was a combination of the lights and the sky…