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Dunbar Baseball off to a Great Start

Dunbar Baseball off to a Great Start

April 20, 2018

Dunbar's baseball team is out to their best start in school history with a 10-1 record. Last year they ended the season with a 16-15 record. The big key to the Bulldogs' success so far this year has been their offense, the team has scored 102 runs in 11 games while having over a .300 batting average. But the success hasn't all been on the offensive end, the team pitching has been excellent with...

Athletes Batter Up for Spring Ballgames

Athletes Batter Up for Spring Ballgames

March 15, 2017

PLD Baseball The baseball team fared well last year with a record of 13-13, with strong wins over Bryan Station High School and Henry Clay High School. This year’s team hopes to improve upon that and make it deep into the state tournament. Junior Alex Janes has been playing baseball for 14 years. Although Janes says he probably won't continue to play baseball in college, he attributes his w...

Dunbar Baseball Turns the Corner

Dunbar Baseball Turns the Corner

May 27, 2015

After a rocky start to the 2014-2015 spring baseball season with the team going back and forth between wins and losses, the boys in red and black are ending the season on a high note. After winning five out of the last six games, they took a defeat to East Jessamine High School on May 1 to bring down the Bulldogs’ spirits. “All around the team’s energy wasn’t good that day, and Coach [...

Dunbar Summer Baseball Camp

May 18, 2015

Dunbar Baseball will be hosting a camp 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. from June 8-10 at the baseball field. The camp is open to children ages 5-12. According to head coach, Mr. Seth Knight, camp activities will include baseball drills, competitions, games, and more. The concession stand will be open during breaks and Dunbar baseball apparel will be sold as well. All proceeds go directly to the baseball team. 2015 P...

Jacob Crouch Commits to Centre College

Jacob Crouch Commits to Centre College

May 1, 2015

On Apr. 23, senior third baseman Jacob Crouch committed to play baseball for Centre College in Danville. After talks with family, friends, teammates and coaches, Crouch felt Centre would be the best place for him. “Centre has a beautiful campus. Everything is top of the line,” Crouch said. “From the food to the dorms, everything has been renovated to match the needs of the students.” Centre,...

Zac Conner Commits to John A. Logan

Zac Conner Commits to John A. Logan

April 27, 2015

In the middle of January, senior right handed pitcher Zac Conner committed to John A Logan College in Carterville, Illinois. John A. Logan is a junior college which serves as a pit-stop for collegiate athletes. The purpose of junior college is for athletes to develop and sharpen the skills needed to play at the highest level. For Conner, John A Logan will serve as a two-year program, and, after...

The Longtime Rivalry Between Baseball and Lacrosse

The Longtime Rivalry Between Baseball and Lacrosse

April 23, 2015

Kentucky vs. Louisville basketball.  Auburn vs. Alabama football.  Yankees vs. Redsocks baseball. Rivalry weeks are anticipated for months, fan bases hate each other, states are divided, and occasionally, even households are split on which team to cheer for.  One of the most under-appreciated rivalries, however, doesn’t come between two teams, but rather between two entirely different sports. Baseball...

Baseball Goes 1-1 on Weekend Set

Baseball Goes 1-1 on Weekend Set

April 13, 2015

The Dunbar baseball team hosted West Jessamine high school on April 10. West Jessamine (10-4), was coming off of a no-hitter thrown by Tucker Greer, and was ready to repeat that performance. At the start, it was a pitcher battle between senior Isaac Taylor and senior Max Mahon. Very few runners were on base for either team and hits came far and few. Taylor’s relief came in the 7th inning from junio...

Dunbar Baseball v West Jessamine

Dunbar Baseball v West Jessamine

April 13, 2015

The bulldogs play the West Jessamine colts on Apr. 10, 2015. The final score: 3-0 West Jessamine.

The Secret Language of Baseball

The Secret Language of Baseball

March 20, 2015

Baseball is known as America’s pastime, yet their jargon can be confusing to some. From “this guy’s throwing ched” to “baseball gods don’t want us to play today," there are many sayings and words that are unique to baseball players. Here are some words or sayings that stereotypical baseball players use: “Baseball gods don’t want us to play today.” This means that the team...