Journey to Planet Durham

Both collide and have to be carried off the field. Next batter hit by pitch, also injured. Steve Geltz of Niagara County and UB comes in to pitch for Durham, strikes out four batters, then is hit by line drive. Lip-read his argument to stay in, telling manager it’s his shoe, not his foot, or something that begins with “F.” Strikes out last batter to end game…

Base Paths in the woods of Caroline

A Durham Bulls Athletic Park crowd of nearly 10,000 cheered last Saturday as Wilson High (Niagara County) grad Steve Geltz stilled the Norfolk Tide, a strike and an out away from closing out the game. Then Oriole prospect L. J. Hoes ripped a drive that ricocheted off him into the hands of the third baseman, who fired to first for out two of the final inning…

Baron Named CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major MVP

Baron Named CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major MVP

Canisius College junior Billy Baron has been named CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Most Valuable Player for the 2012-13 season, CollegeInsider.com announced today. Baron helped lead the Golden Griffins to a 20-14 overall record and an 11-7 mark in MAAC play in his first season with Canisius, which ended with the program’s first postseason appearance in 17 years…