2009 News Archives
CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

TESCO 2009 Champions!

August 19th - TESCO defeated Butera's Towing 5-4 to win the 2009 Championship Title three games to two. TESCO began the scoring in the first inning with Kyle Harpster scoring on Lee Rohan's double to right center, but Butera's answered in the second with two runs of their own. Matt LaPorte started the inning with a double, scored on Tom Tantillo's single and Tantillo scored on a fielding error. Butera's tacked on two more runs in the third with Brian Gunnell scoring on a fielding error and Tom Tantillo plating John Messina with a sac fly to right field.
TESCO rallied in the fourth inning with Kyle Harpster and Shaine Patsilevas each reaching base after being hit by consecutive pitches and scored on John Fette's single to right field that trickled past the right fielder. Pinch runner Tony Dippolito scored on a throwing error and Eric Harpster scored the go ahead run on a wild pitch. Greg Radwan tossed a complete game and scattered six hits and struck out three for the victory.

August 17th - TESCO evened the series on the strength of a 10-5 victory over Butera's Towing Sunday Afternoon at Ainsworth. The two squads battled the heat and humidity with a re-run of game one's pitching matchup featuring Butera's Ricky Carlson and TESCO veteran Matt Palisin. This time Palisin notched the victory with a complete game nine hit, four strikout performance. Carlson also tossed all seven frames and struck out a pair of TESCO batters.
TESCO's Eric Harpster slammed his fourth round tripper of the post season and drove in a trio of TESCO runners and teammmates Brian King and Shaine Patsilevas added a pair of RBIs each. Mica Kellog and Natt Barone led the Butera's counter attack with two hits a peice, with Kellog plating a pair of runners. The heat beat on both teams and helped contribute to the combined ten errors in the seven inning scorcher. The two teams meet for the fifth and final game Tuesday Night at Ainsworth at 5:45.

August 16th - Butera's Towing edged TESCO 1-0 to take a two game advantage in the best of five Championship series. Matt Eaker stroked an infield single in the fourth inning to score Bryan Watts for the lone tally of the game. Butera's Brian Gunnell quieted the TESCO bats, allowing four hits over seven innings and whiffing six. Ray DeVaul saddled the hard luck loss also tossing seven and scattering five hits. Bryan Watts stroked two singles to pace the Butera attack. Butera's leads the series 2-1 and is a game away from the Glenwood Title. The two teams will meet again today at 4:00.


August 14th - TESCO surged for eleven runs to defeat Butera's Towing 11-1 and tie the series at a game each Thursday evening at Ainsworth. Brian King slammed a three run homer in the third inning and Eric Harpster dented the right field light post in the fourth inning to plate a pair. The towering blast was Harpster's third post season home run in four games. Shane Patsilevas also plated three runs, including the game winner with his second two bagger of the day. Greg Radwan cooled the hot Butera's bats, tossing all five, allowing a single hit and whiffing six. Butera's Towing will host TESCO in game 3 Saturday at Ainsworth with first pitch scheduled for 4:00.

August 12th - Butera's Towing surged for a strong eighth inning to defeat TESCO 5-2 and take a one game advantage in the best of five Championship Finals. Butera's got on the board in the sixth inning with Matt LaPorte slamming a double to right center and scoring on a throwing error. TESCO answered in the bottom of the seventh with John Fette stroking a double to center and pinch runner Josh Leslie scoring on Brandon Crum's single. Butera's woke up in the eight with John Messina and Nick Lohr leading off the inning with singles and Matt LaPorte reaching on a bothched bunt defense. Jordan Basile and Josh Melquist then cleared the dishes with back to back doubles to the right field gap, each plating a pair of runners.

Ricky Carlson won the duel against his college coach Matt Palisin with a masterful eight inning two run performance. Carlson struck out a pair and scattered ten safties, while Palisin only allowed five hits in his seven innings, but took the loss with his three baserunners in the final frame. The regular season #1 and #2 teams meet again Thursday at Ainsworth at 5:45 for game two.

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PLAYOFFS

August 10th - TESCO and Butera's Towing meet in Finals

TESCO edged the Bison Sunday 3-1 to swept the playoff series and advance to the championship round for the seventh straight year. Fred Veith got TESCO on the board in the second inning with a two out single scoring Shaine Patsilevas and the Bison answered in the forth with a bases loaded single by Andy Wagenheim. TESCO hurler Ray DeVaul worked his way out of the no out baseses loaded jam with a double play and a line out to limit the damage to a single run. Eric Harpster put TESCO ahead for good with a two run homer off of Roosevelt School, his second blast of the series. DeVaul tossed a complete game and struck out five Bison for the win. 2008 Champions, The Bison, concluded another very successful with a fourth place regular season finish and a wildcard series win over Miller's/Merrill Lynch.

Butera's Towing downed Harrington Industrial Laundry 9-4 to win the series and advance to the finals for the second time in three years. Josh Melquist and Matt LaPorte led the Butera's charge with a pair of RBIs each, with Melquist stroking a triple and LaPorte a double. Bryant Watts earned the victory working four frames and fanning five before handing the ball over to Mica Kellog. Kellog tossed three and struck out three, and the two hurlers combined to scatter seven hits. Dave Gnacinski led the Harrington counter attack with two hits and two RBIs, but the Laundrymen fell short concluding another successful season.

A special Thanks to Ainsworth Groundskeeper Mario Depalma who made it possible for all of us to play on Sunday!

In an unreported game Harrington captured game two 1-0 against Butera's Towing to tie the series a game each.

August 8th - In a rematch of last year's championship series The Bison and TESCO met in a seven inning dogfight Friday at Ainsworth. TESCO emerged from the nail biter 3-2 and takes a one game advantage in the best of three series. Eric Harpster started the scoring in the first inning with a solo home run to right. Lee Rohan followed with a triple and scored on a John Fette single. The Bison evened the scoreboard in the second with two hits, a pair of errors and a Andy Wagenheim sac bunt. TESCO pulled ahead for good in the bottom half of the third frame as Joe Ermilio stroked a single to right field and plated Shane Patsilevas. Greg Radwan earned the complete game victory and punched out ten Bison along the way.
On a side note announcer John Leisering pointed out an interesting fact about the first four hits of the game. The Bison's Geoff Flowers stroked a double in the first and then in the bottom frame TESCO's Eric Harpster poked a homer, Lee Rohan a triple and John Fette a single to complete the cycle.

August 7th - Ricky Carlson led Butera's Towing past Harrington 5-4 Thursday evening to take a one game advantage in the best of three playoff series. Carlson chucked a complete game and struck out four Laundrymen, while scattering eight hits over seven innings for the victory. Jordan Basile and Mica Kellog backed the effort with a pair of RBIs each to pace the Butera's Attack. Dave Gnacinski plated a pair of runs for Harrington and stroked a double to lead the counter attack. The two meet again Saturday afternoon at 2:00 for game two.

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WILD CARD SERIES
Harrington and The Bison Advance

August 6th - The Bison defeated Miller's/Merrill Lynch 4-1 to win the Wild Card Series and advance to the next round of the playoffs, and take one step closer to defending their championship title. Ian Beezub earned the win, tossing four and fanning four, while teammates Don Massoud and Jason Tomlinson paced the attack with RBI singles. Miller's/Merrill Lynch ends a solid season with a thirteen and seven regular season mark highlighted with a second trip to the post season. The Bison meet TESCO Friday in a replay of last year's Championship series.

August 4th - Miller's/Merrill Lynch evened the series against the Bison Monday to a game each behind Connor Connell's complete game shutout. Connell had no hits recorded in the scorebook going into the seventh inning, but Geoff Flowers stroked an infield single to end the no hit bid. Connell also gave up a lone walk and fanned five Bison to help his team even the series. Pat Lewis stroked an RBI single in the third and first baseman Justin Scarpetti launched a homer in the sixth to give Millers a little breathing room. It was all Connell needed to silence the Bison attack. The two teams meet again Wednesday at Ainsworth for the tie breaker.

In another development The Thundercats are unable to field a team for their playoff game against Harrington so they have decided to forfeit. Harrington advances and will meet Butera's Towing this Thursday at 5:45 at Ainsworth in the Playoff round.

August 3rd - The Bison edged Miller's/Merrill Lynch 3-1 Sunday in a pitchers duel at Ainsworth. The Bison's Ian Beezub tossed seven innings and scattered six hits while his counterpart Matt Passauer tossed six and scattered five hits. Beezub and Passauer fanned ten and six respecively, with Beezub emerging victorious and earning the win. The Bison scored two runs on a fifth inning throwing error after Don Massoud had plated the first run in the first inning. Shane Brandel plated the lone Miller run in the fifth inning. The Herd takes game one in the best of three series.

In an unreported game Harrington beat up the Thundercats to take the first game in the best of three series.

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August 2nd - The Bison defeated Nagy's Bulls 6-4 Saturday Afternoon behind Tim Campbell's complete game four hitter to claim sole possession of fourth place in the GBL standings and home field advantage in the Wild Card round against Millers/Merrill Lynch. Jason Tomlinson stroked a pair of triples and plated a run to pace the Bison charge. Campbell scattered four hits and punched out four Bulls to earn the victory. Hank Speerstra stroked a double and plated two runs for Nagy's.

In a pair of unreported games Miller's defeated TESCO and Amark/Krauza defeated Knox Law at Brabender. TESCO captured the Glenwood title with a 2-0 head to head record over Butera's and celebrated by putting Coach Craig Montgomery behind the dish for the final regular season game. Montgomery managed to catch two innings without damaging any major organs, and he almost threw the ball all the way to second base on two bounces. Miller's ends the day in fifth place due to the head to head matchup with The Bison. The Wild Card series starts Sunday with two game scheduled at Ainsworth.

August 1st - TESCO captures Regular Season Title!

TESCO defeated Creative Imprints Friday at Ainsworth 11-2 to capture the 2009 regular season title. Kyle Harpster led the way with three hits, five RBIs and a home run, and teammate John Fette added a homer and two RBI. Matt Palisin tossed six innings and scattered two hits to earn the win. Joe Ermilio and Fred Veith each plated a pair of runs for TESCO. The Blue and Gray end the day at 16-3 and earn a first round bye and top spot in the playoff round.

In an unreported game The Thundercats defeated Creative Imprints 5-0 to earn the final Wild Card Spot. The Thundercats end the year at 10-10, but get the push over Amark/Krauza with their head to head record. The Cats will meet Harrington Industrial Laundry Sunday in the Wild Card Series.

Knox Law beat the Indians 7-1 at Brabender behind Eric Meehl's six inning, seven strikeout performance. Brandon Fresch, Mark Conser and Nelson Reisdorph each plated a pair of runs in the eleven hit Knox attack, whith Fresch knocking a double. The Lawmen end the day at 6-13 and the Indians end their season with a 1-19 mark.

July 31st - Butera's Towing and Harrington end Regular Seasons with Playoff Spots.

Butera's Towing only needed five innings to rough up Creative Imprints Thursday to clinch a second place finish and a first round playoff bye. Josh Melquist and John Messina each plated a trio of runs, with Bryant Watts and Messina adding triples. Dillon Bennett earned the victory with four innings work and seven strikouts, limiting Creative to a single saftey.The Indians were unable to field a team for the final make-up with Butera's and offered a forfiet to end Butera's Season with a 16-4 mark. The Towing Crew waits to see the final two TESCO games to determine first or second place, but either way the team earned a week vacation before the playoff round.

Harrington also ended their regular season with a victory and dashed Nagy's Tree Farm's hopes of the final wild card spot. The Laundrymen edged the Bulls 4-1 in the night game to finish their season at 15-5, clinching third place and the top seed in the wild card series. The Bulls sit at 8-11 and need Amark/Krauza and The Thundercats to lose their final games, and defeat the Bison Saturday to keep their playoff hopes alive.

Miller's/Merrill Lynch edged The Indians 2-1 in eight innings Thursday at Ainsworth behind Carl Adamczyk's RBI single scoring Matt Lindenberger in the top half of the eight. Connor Connell held on for the win and combined with Adamczyk to toss a five hitter, punching out six indians. Lindenberger also plated the first Miller run with a first inning single. Miller's/Merrill Lynch ends the day at 12-7 which puts them in a tie for fourth place with the Bison.

July 30th - The updated schedule has been posted so please take a look at the changes. The regular season has been extended to include games Saturday, with the Wild Card Playoff Round starting Sunday.

July 29th - Lee Rohan stroked six hits in two games to lead TESCO to a pair of victories at Ainsworth Tuesday Evening. In the first game Creative Imprints led five to one in the bottom of the seventh before TESCO scored four runs to tie the game. Rohan plated Joe Ermilio in the ninth for the win and Ray DeVaul picked up the victory in relief, tossing four and a third and striking out four. In the second game Greg Radwan limited Nagy's Tree Farm to a pair of hits and punched out eight Bulls. Rohan plated three runs on three hits and came up a homer short of the cycle. The brother's Harpster, Kyle and Eric, each knocked in a pair of runners. TESCO moves to 15-3 and is one victory shy of the regular season title and a first round bye.

Butera's Towing moved a game closer to clinching the second place spot for the third straight year and earning a first round vacation with a 12-2 beating of the Bison Tuesday at Brabender. Lefty Ricky Carlson scattered three hits and punched out three Bison over five innings for the win, and chipped in a pair of safties at the plate to aid his cause. Jordan Bardo, John Messina and Tom Tantillo also collected a pair of hits each. The Bison fall to 12-7, but remain a half game ahead of Miller's for 4th place in the standings.

July 28th - Harrington's Ricky Hulsinger and brothers Dave and Matt Gnacinski combined for a dozen hits to lead the Laundrymen over Knox Law Monday Evening at Ainsworth. Dave Gnacinski plated four runs while teammate Josh Dziomba plated a trio. Bo Corbett earned the win with three innings of work in the slugfest, with both teams combining for thirty two hits. Chris Wright cracked three safeties and Mark Conser plated three runs for the Lawmen.

In the late game Miller's/Merrill Lynch defeated The Thundercats 10-4 on the strength of Matt Lewis' Grand Salami to left field.

July 26th - Knox Law defeated The Bison 5-0 at Ainsworth in the first of five games Sunday. Jeremy Cressley led the way tossing seven innings and punched out nine Bison to earn the victory. Jason Freed knocked a two run double to lead the Lawmen charge, and Teammate Brandon Fresch added a RBI two bagger. Don Massoud stroked a pair of doubles for the Bison.

Amark/Krauza edged Creative Imprints 5-4 in the second game behind Ryan Gledhill's nine inning complete game six hitter. Gledhill punched out five. Steve Swavey stroked a two run double to lead the Panther attack. Mike Ladisic scored the winning run on a ninth inning error, and also started the fireworks with a second inning double scoring the first Panther talley of the day. Kevin Gnacinski also tossed a complete game, striking out six in a loosing effort.

Butera's Towing Blanked Harrington 6-0 in the first game of their doubleheader Sunday at Brabender behind Bryan Watts complete game three hitter. Josh Melquist had two hits for Butera's, and Watts helped his own cause with a pair of RBIs. The second game was unreported, but Harrington evened up the day with a 5-2 victory over Butera's.

In an unreported game the Thundercats defeated the Indians.

July 25th - In an unreported game the Thundercats defeated TESCO 12-2. The Butera's/Creative game scheduled at Brabender was postponed due to field conditions.

July 23rd - Miller's/Merrill Lynch edged TESCO 3-2 behind Connor Connell's complete game performance. TESCO scored two runs in the first inning before Connell shut the door for the remainder of the game, striking out four batters and scattering nine hits. In the fourth inning Matt Lewis knocked a bases loaded, two out single to plate two runs and Frank Lauria scored on a botched pickoff attempt at second base. Ray DeVaul took the loss on the chin despite only giving up four hits and punching out eleven.

July 22nd - The Glenwood Clinic has been rescheduled for Saturday August 1st from 9:30 to 12:45 at Ainsworth Field. It is a free clinic for boys and girls ages 10-14 and for more information please contact Marc Adkins at 386-984-6888 or pooch32us@hotmail.com

In an unreported game Knox defeated The Thundercats 8-0 Tuesday at Brabender.

July 21st - The Bison beat up on Miller's/Merrill Lynch Monday evening 11-0 in six innings at Brabender Park. Jarryd Pearson tossed a complete game for the Bison fanning four and scattering four hits. Teammate Geoff Flowers swung the hot bat for the Bison slamming two safties and plating three runs. Don Massoud, Harry Latta and Joe Paterniti each chipped in a pair of RBIs in the twelve hit Bison stampede.

In a pair of unreported games Sunday the Bison defeated Knox Law and Harrington defeated Creative Imprints. The Indians vs. Knox Law originally schedule for 7/19 at 2:00 was moved to this Friday 7/24 at 8:00 under the Ainsworth Lights.

July 19th - Ryan Gledhill led the Amark/Krauza Panthers past Miller's/Merrill Lynch Saturday 12-5, tossing a complete game five hitter and stroking three safties. Panthers Miquel Rodriquez and Mike Ladesic each plated three runs, while Damian Lane and Steve Swavey each plated a pair, with Lane striking a pair of triples. The Panthers end the day with a 8-10 mark, and Miller's drops to 9-6.

Butera's Towing downed Nagy's Tree Farm 5-1 in the afternoon game at Brabender behind Ricky Carlson's complete game three hitter. Carlson fanned four Bulls over seven innings. Jordan Bardo led the offense with three runs batted in and a pair of safties, and teammate Mica Kellog added a pair of hits. Travis Butcher took the loss despite tossing a complete game and striking out five.

July 18th - Harrington and The Bison battled under the Ainsworth Lights Friday night amid the rain and mud for nine innings, before J.B. Britton scored from first base on a throwing error. Britton started for the Laundrymen tossing seven and two thirds and fanning eleven, before handing the ball to Matt Gnacinski who earned the win throwing an inning and a third and whiffing two. Cody Campbell took the tough luck loss depite giving up no earned runs and tossing a complete game with seven punchouts.

In the first game the Thundercats edged Nagy's Tree Farm 5-4. The box score was not reported.

July 17th - Butera's Towing rolled The Thundercats 12-1 Thursday evening in the five inning first game of an Ainsworth double header. Mica Kellog and Dillon Bennet combined for 4 punchouts and gave up a single safety in the shortened contest, with Bennett earning the victory. Kellog also paced the Butera's attack with four RBIs, and teammates John Messina and Tom Tantillo plated a pair of runners each. Butera's retains sole possession of second place with a 11-3 mark, while The Thundercats fall to 6-8.

TESCO topped The Indians in the nightcap 6-1 behind Matt Palisin's complete game performance. Palisin scattered seven hits over seven innings and punched out eleven Indians for the win. Kyle Harpster swung the hot bat for TESCO, knocking three hits including a double and teammate Joe Ermilio plated a pair. Todd Eckroat plated Anthony Wilbur with a single in the fourth inning for the sole Indian tally.

July 16th - The Harrington Laundrymen clubbed Miller's/Merrill Lynch 15-0 Wednesday Evening at Brabender to move into a two way tie for third with the Bison. Matt Gnacinski earned the win, working four innings and fanning two before handing the ball to little brother Joe for the scoreless fifth inning. Another Gnacinski - Dave crossed home plate four times, slugged two doubles and knocked in two runs. Teammates Wes Snyder and Bo Corbett had two safties each, Snyder plating three and Corbett plating a pair. J.B. Britton and Tom Gardner also plated a pair each in the thirteen hit onslaught. Millers falls to 9-5 and moves into sole possession of fourth place.

July 15th - The Bison edged Creative Imprints Tuesday Evening at Brabender Field 7-5 to slide into sole possession of third place in the GBL standings. Billy Beach provided the go ahead base knock with a two out, two run single in the fifth and teammate Geoff Flowers struck an RBI triple. Jarryd Pearson earned the win with a five inning four strikeout performance. Creative falls to 2-12 with the tough loss.

July 14th - Nagy's Tree Farm edged Knox Law 2-1 in the sole contest Monday Evening at Brabender Field. Mark Tupek walked and stole second to start the sixth frame, advanced to third on a fielders choice and scored the go ahead run on Rich Hays' groundout. Travis Butcher picked up the win, tossing a complete game and striking out a dozen Lawmen. Chris Wright swallowed the tough loss for Knox, also tossing a complete game and fanning nine Bulls.

July 13th - It was a busy Sunday in the Glenwood League with five games played. TESCO edged Butera's Towing 6-4 in the first game of a double header at Jamestown Jammers Stadium. Brian "The Roadrunner" King stroked a double and a triple and plated three runs, and Greg Radwan scattered three hits for the compete game victory. Radwan also punched out eight batters. Butera's Jordan Bardo knocked a two run double in the seventh inning, but Radwan held on for the win.


Butera's edged the Knox Lawmen in the second contest 3-0 to end the day in second place in the GBL standings at 10-3. Three Butera's pitchers, Bryant Watts, Dillon Bennett & Brian Gunnell, combined for seven strikeouts and scattered two hits, with Bennett earning the win. Mica Kellog led the Butera's charge with two safeties and an RBI.

At Brabender The Bison Edged Amark/Krauza 2-1 behind Nick Jarazewski's complete game gem. Jarazewski fanned five and scattered five hits over seven innings to earn the nod. Ken Carpenter led the Bison with two safeties and plated a run. Adam Leuschen swung the hot bat for The Panthers with two hits, including a three bagger, in a losing effort. The Bison end the day in a three way tie for third in the standings with a 9-4 mark.

In a couple unreported games the Indians crushed Nagy's Tree Farm 11-0 to enter their first notch in the win column and Amark/Krauza defeated the Indians 4-3. Last Friday Creative Imprints also edged the Indians 6-4.

July 10th - Nagy's Tree Farm defeated Amark/Krauza 4-1 Thursday Evening at Brabender behind Wes Craig's six inning seven strikeout performance. Craig scattered five hits and then handed the ball to Travis Butcher who tossed the final scoreless frame and struck out a Panther. Mark Tupek slammed an RBI double and Hank Speerstra knocked two safties to pace the Bull attack. Joe Frey saddled the loss despite tossing a complete game and punching out nine Bulls.

July 9th - The Bison ended TESCO's win streak Wednesday with a 5-3 victory under the Ainsworth lights. Cody Campbell earned the victory, tossing six innings and striking out six batters, and Jarryd Pearson tossed the final inning striking out one. Geoff Flowers delivered a two trun triple in the second inning, and teammate Don Massoud stroked an RBI double off the right field wall to start the scoring in the first. Massoud added a single in the sixth. Ray DeVaul took the loss for TESCO despite scattering seven hits and punching out seven Bison over six innings. The defending champions go to 8-4 with the win, while TESCO makes its first visit to the loss collumn at 11-1.

In the Ainsworth 6:00 game The Thundercats defeated Harrington Laundry 12-5.

July 8th - The Knox Lawmen shackled Creative Imprints 13-2 in five innings Tuesday Eveing at Ainsworth. Nelson Reisdorph led the charge with a first inning two run homer, while teammates Doug Gerould and Brandon Fresch plated three runs each. Andy Wallen earned the victory with five innings of work, scattering five hits and punching out three batters.

Under the Ainsworth Lights the Amark/Krauza Panthers handed Butera's Towing thier second loss of the season Tuesday 7-5 behind Ryan Gledhill's six inning effort. Gledhill punched out four and scattered nine hits before handing the ball to Brent Macko who struck out the side for the save. Damian Lane stroked a two run double in the forth inning that proved to be the go-ahead blow. The Panthers up thier record to 6-8 while Butera's remains in second place with a 9-2 mark.

July 7th - In an strange departure from the history books, The Bison defeated the Indians 10-4 at Ainsworth Monday Evening behind Geoff Lang's strong work at the plate. Lang slammed a homer and finished with four RBI for the Bison, while teammates Jason Tomlinson and Nick Adams added a pair of safties each. Nick Jaraczewski earned the win with four and a third innings of work and five strikeouts. Jarryd Pearson closed the door for the final two and two thirds, punching out a pair of Indians.

In the night game Nagy's Bulls and Millers continued thier 0-0 tie from June 24th that was suspended in the thirteenth inning. Determined to get thier money's worth, the two teams battled for an additional three frames before Millers/Merrill Lynch plated a run to win. In the second game they only required ten innings to determine a winner, with the marathon ending well after midnight and Millers emerging with their second victory of the evening 4-3.

July 6th - Buteras scored two runs in the top of the seventh to break a 4-4 tie and defeat the Bison at Ainsworth Sunday. Mica Kellog led the Butera charge with three RBIs and Ricky Carlson picked up the victory in relief, tossing three innings and punching out three. Don Massoud led the Bison attack with two safties and three runs batted in. Butera's Towing climbs to 9-1, while the Bison fall to 6-4.

Brian King plated five runs and Matt Palisin tossed six shutout innings to lead TESCO over Knox 9-4 Sunday in the Ainsworth nightcap. King had two hits including a bases loaded double in the second inning, and teammate Eric harpster added a pair of safties including a double. Palisin tossed six scoreless and punched out four en route to the victory. Knox threatened late and put up four runs in the top of the seventh, highlighted by Jeremy Cressley's two run double. Cressley ended the game with three hits.

In an unreported game Harrington topped Creative, and the Panthers forfeited to the Thundercats Sunday.

July 4th - Butera's Towing began the second half of the season with a 7-1 victory over Millers/Merrill Lynch at Ainsworth Friday Night. Ricky Carlson earned the victory with four shutout innings and four punchouts. Natt Barone and Mica Kellog began the attack with RBI's in the first, and Josh Melquist stroked a two run single in the four run second inning. Butera's ups their record to 8-1 while Millers falls to 7-4.

The Nagy's vs. Indians game is unreported.

July 3rd - The Ferraro Division (TESCO, Harrington, Millers, Creative & The Indians) edged the Pontiac Division (Butera's, Nagy's, The Bison, The Thundercats & Knox) 1-0 in a nine inning pitcher's showdown at Ainsworth. Connor Connell (Millers/Merrill Lynch) tossed the forth and fifth inning and picked up the victory. John Fette (TESCO) led the bottom frame in the fifth inning with a single, advanced on a wild pitch and scored on Matt Lindenberger's (Millers/Merrill Lynch) double to deep right field. Lindenberger was voted the MVP for plating the game's only run. Brian King (TESCO) was the only player with mulitple hits, a double and a single, in a game which featured a scant eleven hits total over nine innings. The ERIE SPORT STORE donated two equipment bags and a Louiseville Slugger Maple Bat as prizes for the event.

Josh Dziomba (Harrington) edged Shawn Wallace 5-4 in the final round of the Home Rune Derby to claim the 2009 crown. Dziomba was last year's runner up.


July 1st - In an unreported game Harrington defeated Amark/Krauza 2-1.

June 30th - The Glenwood Baseball League will be hosting a free skills clinic for girls and boys ages 10-14 Saturday July 18th from 9:30 to 12:30 with registration starting at 9:00 at Brabender Field. Please distribute the linked brochure to anyone who may be interested. Glenwood players and coaches will provide the instruction and each partcipant will receive a free t-shirt. Please pass the word around the community! Please contact Mark Adkins at 386-984-6888 with any questions.

June 30th - Matt Lindenberger stole home to crack open a 6-6 tie and lead Millers/Merrill Lynch to a 7-6 victory over the Knox Lawmen Monday Evening at Ainsworth. Lindenberger swiped three bases on the day and teammate Justin Scarpetti plated a pair of Miller's runners. Connor Connel, Matt Adamczyk and Matt Passauer shared the duty on the hill, combining for seven punchouts. Brandon Fresch swung the heavy lumber for Knox, striking a three run homer and two doubles in a losing effort, and teammate Doug Gerould slammed a double and a triple. Millers/Merril Lynch improves to 7-3 on the season.

Nagy's Bulls blanked Creative Imprints 7-0 behind Chuck Zimoski's four hit, six strikeout performance at the Bender Monday Evening. Zimoski tossed five innings and handed the ball to Travis Butcher for the final two. Jon McCune led the Bull's charge with three safties and three RBI.Teammate Hank Speerstra added a pair of RBI to the cause. Nagy's improves to 5-4, while Creative drops to 1-9.

June 29th - The Bison battled through the early rain to stampede the Panthers 12-1 in a shortened contest. Jason Tomlinson was shy of the cycle by a long fly, but finished the day with four RBI and three hits. Teammate Don Massoud also poked a solo shot and plated a pair of runs. Ian Beezub earned the win with four punchouts in three innings. Joe Frey knocked two hits for the Panthers.

The second game was cancelled due to the rain, but the skies cleared and the field drained for the 5:00 contest which saw TESCO edge Harrington 1-0 in a seven inning pitcher's showdown. Greg Radwan earned the victory scattering four hits and punching out four. J.B. Britton struck out eleven, but TESCO's Brian King led off the bottom of the seventh with a solo homer to right, his third blast of the year. Harrington's Wes Snyder was the only player with a multi hit game with two singles.

June 28th - Millers/Merrill Lynch edged Creative Imprints 2-1 Saturday at Ainsworth to improve to 6 & 3 on the season. Matt Heslop earned the win, striking out eight in five and a third innings before handing the ball to Carl Adamczyk to slam the door on Creative. Ben Orengia plated Connor Connel and Matt Lewis with a first inning double to lead the Miller charge. Jordan Faragorgio scored Creative's lone run in the seventh inning.

The Knox Lawmen clubbed Creative Imprints in a five inning shortened contest at Ainsworth 11-1 behind Jeremy Cressleys four inning, five strikeout performance. The Lawmen scored five runs in the first and two in each of the next three innings. R.J Petrunger slammed a forth inning homer for Creative's sole run. Knox improves to 2-7 on the year while Creative falls to 1-8.

In an unreported game Butera's Towing blanked Nagy's Bulls 4-0 to improve to 7 & 1 on the season. Dillon Bennet earned the win for Butera's.


June 27th
All Star Teams

Ferraro Division
(TESCO, Harrington Industrial Laundry, Millers/Merrill Lynch, Amark/Krauza Panthers/ Creative Imprints & The Indians)
Head Coach : Craig Montgomery (TESCO)

1B Justin Scarpetti (Millers/Merrill Lynch)
2B Josh Dziomba (Harrington)
3B John Fette (TESCO)
SS Shane Braendel (Millers/Merrill Lynch)
C Matt Lindenberger (Millers/Merrill Lynch)
OF Lee Rohan (TESCO)
OF Brian King (TESCO)
OF Jon Dziomba (Harrington)
DH Dave Gnacinski (Harrington)


Starting Pitcher J.B. Britton (Harrington)
Ricky Hulsinger (Harrington)
Matt Passauer (Millers/Merrill Lynch)
Matt Lewis (Millers/Merril Lynch)
Connor Connell (Millers/Merrill Lynch)
Ray DeVaul (TESCO)
Greg Radwan (TESCO)
Matt Palisin (TESCO)
Ryan Schreiber (The Indians)

Reserves: Brandon Crum (TESCO), Joe Frey (Amark/Krauza), Joe Ermilio (TESCO), Shaine Patsilevas (TESCO), Tony Rogowski (Harrington), Joe Lauria (Millers/Merrill Lynch), Eric Harpster (TESCO), Kevin Gnacinski (Creative Imprint Systems).

Pontiac Division
(Butera's Towing, The Bison, Nagy's Tree Farm, The Thundercats & Knox Law)
Head Coach: Sam Bardo (Butera's Towing)

1B Mark Conser (Knox)
2B Jordan Bardo (Butera's Towing)
3B Don Massoud (The Bison)
SS Mark Tupek (Nagy's Tree Farm)
C Harry Latta (The Bison)
OF Geoff Flowers (The Bison)
OF Jordan Basile (Butera's Towing)
OF Ford Eisenman (Nagy's Tree Farm)
DH Josh Melquist (Butera's Towing)

Starting Pitcher Ian Beezub (The Bison)
Jeremy Cressley (Knox)
Grant Smith (The Thundercats)
Jordan Hibbard (The Thundercats)
Brian Gunnell (Butera's Towing)
Mica Kellog (Butera's Towing)
Travis Butcher (Nagy's Tree Farm)
Wes Craig (Nagy's Tree Farm)

Reserves: Hank Speerstra (Nagy's Tree Farm), Matt LaPorte (Butera's Towing), Geoff Lang (The Bison), Natt Barone (Butera's Towing), Jake Perez (The Thundercats), Chris Wright (Knox), Doug Gerould (Knox), Joe Paterniti (The Bison) Jon McCune (Nagy's Tree Farm) & Joe Vanaskey (The Thundercats).

HR Derby Contestants:

Josh Dziomba (H.I.L), Jon Dziomba (H.I.L.), J. B. Britton (H.I.L.) Nat Barone (Butera's Towing), Don Massoud (The Bison), Justin Scarpetti (Millers), Brian King (TESCO), Eric Harpster (TESCO) and former Champion Shawn Wallace.


June 27th - TESCO blanked the Amark/Krauza Panthers 5-0 Friday Evening to continue the win streak to 9 games. Ray DeVaul tossed a complete game scattering eight hits adn striking out nine Panthers. Eric Harpster led the offense with two hits including his third homer of the season in the fifth inning, and teammate Joe Ermilio added a pair of safties. Brent Macko led the Panther offense with two hits including a double. The Panthers fall to 5-5 with the loss.

In an unreported game Harrington defeated The Indians.

June 26th - The Thundercats forfeited to the Bison Thursday Evening.

June 25th - Nagy's Bulls and Millers/Merrill Lynch battled for 13 innings Wednesday Evening to a 0-0 tie before the light gave out. The game will be continued at the point of interuption at a future date.

June 24th - The Amark/Krauza Panthers defeated Creative Imprints Tuesday evening at Brabender 5-1 behind Adam Leuchen's complete game four Hitter. Leuchen fanned seven batters en route to his victory. Miguel Rodriguez and Steve Swavey each knocked in a pair of runs to pace the Panther attack. Gary Thomas produced Creative's only run with a fourth inning home run.

June 23rd - TESCO continued thier hot streak with a 5-2 victory over The Indians Monday evening at Ainsworth. Matt Palisin authored a complete game five hit work and struck out eight Indians for the win. John Fette knocked in two runs with a forth inning single and teammate Eric Harpster launched a two run blast in the fifth to lead the TESCO attack. Thurman Schatzle plated the two Indian tallies with a single in the forth inning, and also worked five innings on the hill punching out five.

In an unreported game The Thundercats defeated Creative Imprint Systems.

June 22nd - The rain finally subsided Sunday to allow a Father's Day triple header. Millers/Merrill Lynch edged the Bison 4-2 behind Matt Pastore's complete game four hitter. Pastore punched out 7 for the win. Matt Lewis trippled in a run to start the Miller attack and Justin Scarpetti launched a two run missle in the sixth to give the Lynch Mob the lead for good. Don Massoud led the Bison counter-attack with a pair of RBIs.

Butera's warmed up for eight innings before scoring four runs in the top of the ninth to defeat the Panthers 5-1 in game two Sunday. Josh Melquist knocked two safties for Butera's and Joe Jagoda knocked home the game winner in the ninth. Jordan Basile and Mica Kellog combined for 12 strikeouts and scattered three hits over nine innings with Basile receiving the win. The Panthers fall to 4-4 with the loss.

In an unreported game Harrington topped Knox 9-6.

June 17th - Nagy's Tree Farm declawed the Thundercats 14-4 Tuesday evening at Brabender. Travis Butcher tossed a complete game five hitter and struck out a dozen for the win. Matt Culver plated four runs to pace the Bull's offense, and teammates Kyle Weaver added three RBI, and Hank Speerstra and Ryan Kota added two RBI each in the 14 hit attack. The Bulls up their record to 4-3 while the Cats fall to 3-6.

June 16th - Millers/Merrill Lynch continued their hot streak with a 11-0 clubbing of Knox Law Monday evening at the Bender. Connor Connell authored a complete game two hitter and punched out seven Lawmen. Matt Lewis led the Miller charge with two hits and three RBIs and teammate Matt Passauer added a pair of RBIs. The Merrill Lynch mob also swipped a total of six bases to end the day at 4-3, while Knox falls to 1-6.

In an unreported game Harrington topped The Bison 9-1.

June 15th - Miller/Merrill Lynch edged Amark/Krauza Panthers 3-1 at Brabender Sunday behind Matt Passauer's complete game performance. Passauer allowed a single run in the sixth inning and punched out 8 Panthers. Carl Adamczyk plated a pair of runners for Millers and Passauer also knocked home a baserunner to aid his own cause. Ryan Gledhill took the tough loss, firing a complete game and striking out eight. Millers evens their record to 3-3 and the Panthers fall to 4-3.

In an unreported game Knox defeated The Indians 8-1.

June 14th - The Bison Edged Nagy's Tree Farm 3-2 at Ainsworth Friday to start a busy Glenwood Weekend. Ian Beezub tossed a complete game three hitter and fanned seven Bulls for the win. Teammate Nick Adams stroked a sacrifice fly in the bottom frame of the seventh to score the go ahead run. Wes Craig tossed six strong for the Bulls, striking out six Bison, but did not figure into the decision. Tyler Soety pounded an RBI double for Nagys.

TESCO and Butera's Towing needed ten innings to settle their contest in the first game of Saturdays's Triple Header. Scoreless through nine, Butera's plated a pair of runners in the top of the tenth on Jordan Basile's single. TESCO answered in the bottom half of the frame jamming the bases with three walks and then striking three consecutive singles from Shaine Patsilevas, Brandon Crum and Shawn Montgomery with the game winner. TESCO's Ray DeVaul tossed all ten and struck out ten for the victory, while counterpart Brian Gunnell tossed nine scoreless and also punched out ten, but did not figure in the decision.

After the marathon opener Butera's came back to win their second game against Creative Imprints 7-2 behind Jordan Bardo's five RBI performance. Matt Eaker, Mica Kellog and Bryant Watts combined to scatter six hits and strike out seven batters, with Kellog earning the win. Bardo also added a double for Butera's. Frank Petrunger led the Creative counter attack with a two RBI double.

In the unreported nightcap Harrington blanked The Thundercats 11-0.

June 12th - Millers/Merrill Lynch braved the mud to defeat the Indians 7-2 Thursday Evening at Brabender. Matt Lewis knocked an RBI Triple and Double to lead the Miller attack and Matt Heslop punched out nine and scattered five hits to collect the win. Millers ups their record to 2-3, while the Tribe falls to 0-7.

The Panthers pounced Knox Law 11-1 Wednesday on muddy Ainsworth Field. Damian Lane laced up his best shoes and swiped three bases and score a pair for Amark, and teammate Mike Rodriguez also crossed home plate twice. Joe Frey tossed a six frame three hitter and punched out seven Lawmen for the win. The Panthers stroll into forth place with a 4-2 record, while Knox falls to 0-5.

June 11th - Butera's hauled the lumber into Erie Wednesday night in a 10-0 clubbing of the Thundercats at Ainsworth. Jordan Basile and Josh Melquist each stroked three hits with Basile knocking a pair of doubles and Melquist adding a two bagger. Natt Barone added a pair of safties for the undefeated New Yorkers.Matt Eaker and Mica Kellog made the most of their run support and combined for a one hit shutout. The Cats fall to 3-4.

On the other end of the spectrum TESCO edged Nagy's Tree Farm 1-0 at the Bender. TESCO's Greg Radwan tossed a complete game one hitter and punched out five Bulls for the win, while his counterpart, Travis Butcher, scattered six hits and punched out seven. Lee Rohan was the lone player to cross the plate. Rohan reached on a bunt single, advanced to second on a ground out, to third on a flyout and then was awarded home plate on a balk. Nagy's falls to 3-2, while TESCO remins unbeaten.

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Jim Travers is presenting a Plyometric/Agility/Core Clinic starting June 15th at Braendel's Baseball Facility. The price for Glenwood participants will be $50.00 and includes a t-shirt. The clinic will be good for high school and college age players and more information is available at this link:
Next Level Training

June 10th - Harrington won its second game in as many days behind Bo Corbett's complete game shutout. Corbett punched out four batters and teammates Josh and Jon Dziomba each added an RBI. Ryan Schreiber took the loss for the Indians despite a complete game effort. The Laundrymen charge to 3-2, while the Tribe is still hunting for thier first win of the young season.

June 9th - The PA Breast Cancer Coalition & PA Association of Bankers is hosting the 2009 Home Run Derby at Jerry Uht Park Monday July 20th from 8:00 to 2:00. Anyone interested in participating or volunteering can click the link below for more information or visit the website at http://www.pahomerunderby.org/index.html.



June 9th - The Dziomba Brothers, Josh and Jon, led the Harrington Laundrymen in a 11-1 washing of Nagy's Tree Farm Monday Evening at Ainsworth. The Dziombas combined for 5 base knocks and 4 RBIs, while teammate Dave Gnacinski plated four runs. J.B. Britton notched the win with a complete game performance, knocking out ten Bulls in the shortened contest. Eric Panko was saddled with the loss and the Bulls fall to 3-1.

Millers/Merrill Lynch broke into the win column with a 7-2 victory over Creative Imprints Monday at Brabender. Matt Lewis climbed the hill and earned the win with a five inning six hitter, punching out nine and allowing one run. Lewis added a double to aid his own cause. Matt Lindenberger plated three runs to lead the Miller offense. Both squads end the day at 1-3.

June 8th - TESCO improved to 5-0 by defeating Knox Law 5-2 at Brabender in the lone game Sunday. Matt Palisin earned the win with a six inning six strikeout performance. Palisin scattered three hits and teammates Joe Ermilio and Shaine Patsilevas knocked two hits a peice, with Patsilevas swiping a pair of bases. Mark Conser knocked a bases loaded single in the seventh to get the Lawmen in range, but TESCO reliever Josh Leslie hung on to close the door.

Butera's Towing and The Bison have moved thier game to Sunday July 26th at Brabender at 5:00.

June 7th - Nagy's Bulls cliped Creative Imprint Systems 4-1 Saturday in the first game of an Ainsworth triple-header. Wes Craig earned the win with a four and a third inning nine strikeout performance and passed the ball to Travis Butcher for the final two and two thirds. Butcher punched out five to earn the save. Ryan Kota paced the Bull attack with a two run base knock in the fifth while teammate Tyler Soety added a double. Kevin Gnacinski tossed a complete game for Creative and struck out nine Bulls. Nagy's remains undefeated at 3-0 while Creative drops to 1-2.

Amark/Krauza cruised to a 10-0 victory over the Tribe in the second game behind Panther starter Ryan Gledhill's left arm. Gledhill allowed a single hit and struck out six to earn the complete game shutout. Mike Rodriguez and Sam Barber each plated a pair of runs to lead the Panther charge and teammate Derek Bauman added a two bagger and an RBI. The Panther squad ups their record to 3-2 while the Indians are still looking for thier first victory of the season.

The final game saw The Thundercats defeat Millers/Merrill Lynch 2-1. The box score was not reported.

June 6th - Brian King led the TESCO charge Friday evening with four hits including a pair of three run homers, plating six runs in a 11-1 victory over Harrington Industrial Laundry. Ray DeVaul earned the victory scattering four hits over five innings and striking out four. Joe Ermilio and Lee Rohan had three hits a peice and scored three times, twice each on King's blasts. TESCO remains undefeated at 4-0, while Harrington falls to 1-2.

June 5th - The Thudercats topped the Knox Lawmen 8-2 Thursday night at Ainsworth on the strength of Grant Smith's complete game five hitter. Smith struck out eight Lawmen and allowed two runs in seven innings of work. Rustin Osborne brought the lumber for the Thundercats knocking two doubles and plating a pair of runs. Mark Conser and Jay Freed knocked in a Knox baserunner each to account for the two lone tallies.

June 4th - Butera's Towing blanked The Indians 7-0 to extend their undeafeated season to three games. Dillon Bennett recorded the win, working four innings and knocking out five Indians. Matt Eaker tossed the final three, striking out four, to complete the shutout. Rob Scheiber was handed a tough loss after tossing a complete game four hitter, punching out six and enduring five tribe errors. Scheiber also knocked the Tribe's only base knock of the night. The Indians fall to 0-4.

In an unreported game The Amark/Krauza Panters beat the Thundercats 5-1 Wednesday night.

June 3rd - The Bison Herd stampeded Creative Imprints 10-1 Tuesday evening at Brabender to raise thier record to 2-1. Don Massoud led the charge with four RBIs and a double, while teammates Geoff Lang and Joe Penatari plated two runs each. Lang slammed a double and a triple in the contest. Cody Campbell notched the win, tossing four innings and punching out 3 batters. Creative falls to 1-1 with the loss.

June 2nd - Jim Britton led the Laundrymen past Millers/Merrill Lynch Monday Night in a 2-1 nail biter at Brabender Field. Britton fired a one run six hitter and punched out thirteen Miller Batters, and plated both Harrington runs. Britton also slammed a double for Harrington. Conner Connel took the loss for Millers despite tossing a complete game, scattering six hits and fanning six Laundrymen. Matt Lewis knocked a run scoring double in the fifth to account for Miller's lone run. Harrington improves to 1-1 on the season and Millers falls to 0-2.

Nagy's Tree Farm edged the Amark/Krauza Panthers 6-4 Monday at Ainsworth in a six inning affair called to darkness. Jon McCune paced the Bull's offense by reaching base four times including two walks, a single and a two bagger. Eric Panko earned the win and handed the ball to Travis Butcher who held on for the save. The pair combined for five punchouts and scattered five hits. Mike Ladesic led the Panther charge with a pair of hits including a double, and teammate Miguel Rodriguez platted a pair of runs. Rich Hays and Matt Culver each chiped in a pair of RBIs for the Bulls, upping their record to 2-0.

May 31st - The Thundercats charged into the win column with a 11-1 victory over the Indians Sunday. Jordan Hibbard led the way from the hill with a one hit, one run complete game performance, striking out nine Indians along the way. Ellsworth absorbed the loss for the Tribe despite tossing a complete game and fanning six. Jake Perez paced the Feline attack with a two bagger for the Thundercats. The Indians fall to 0-3 with the loss.

Butera's Towing needed ten innings to defeat Knox Law 4-3 to improve to 2-0 on the season, while the Lawmen fall to 0-2. The box score was not reported.

TESCO emerged on top of the Bison 6-0 in a re-match of last year's Championship Series. Greg Radwan tossed five innings and fanned nine Bison for the win, and Shawn Montgomery paced the ten hit TESCO attack with a two run single in the fifth inning. Ray DeVaul and Marc Adkins closed the door tossing the final two scoreless innings for TESCO, fanning two and one respectively. Lee Rohan slammed a solo shot in the third inning to start the TESCO scoring. Ian Beezub took the loss depite whiffing six in four innings and allowing a single tally. Geoff Flowers led the Bison counter attack with two hits including a double to left and a bunt single to lead off the third inning.

May 29th - Thurday's games were both rained out and the Friday game has been rescheduled to Brabender on July 18th at 5:00. GBL action resumes Sunday with a triple dipper at Ainsworth starting at 12:00 with The Thundercats hosting the Indians.

May 28th - Matt Palisin tossed a six inning gem to lead TESCO to a 4-2 victory over the Amark/Krauza Pathers Wednesday evening at Ainsworth. Amid the raindrops Palisin fanned 7 Panthers and scattered three hits to earn the victory, before handing the ball to Josh Leslie for the save with an innings work. Brent Macko absorbed the tough luck loss despite tossing a complete game and fanning 6 TESCO batters. TESCO lit the board with back to back singles in the second by John Fette and Greg Radwan, who scored on Joe Ermilo's groundout and Brandon Crum's RBI single. The Panthers evened the score in the second inning with back to back singles by Jim Dalessandro and Ryan Gledhill, who scored on a wild pitch and a Damien Lane single. Eric Harpster pulled TESCO ahead with a rocket homer on top of Rosevelt School in the fifth.
The Bison defeated the Thundercats at Brabender Field Tuesday Night to claim their second victory of the season.

May 25th - Butera's Towing defeated Millers/Merrill Lynch 8-2 in the first game at Ainsworth Sunday. Jordan Basile plated three runs and Frank Jagoda knocked in two to lead the Butera charge. Matt Eaker tossed two scoreless innings and punched out three to earn the win. Matt Pastore took the hard luck loss despite tossing a scoreless five innings and striking out ten. With the score tied 2 each, Buteras scored six runs in the seventh inning to capture the contest. Shane Brandel accounted for both Braendel runs with a two run homer in the forth.

Creative Imprint Systems edged the Indians 3-2 in the second game of the day. Sean Pelinski scored the winning run after stealing third and advancing home on an overthrow. Chad Yohe earned the win tossing five innings and allowing two runs, while teammate Gary Thomas knocked an RBI base hit to tie the game in the third inning.

May 23rd - Nagy's Bulls blanked Knox Law 3-0 behind a combind two hitter authored by the trio of Travis Butcher, Eric Panko and Wes Craig, with Butcher earning the victory. The three combined for fourteen punchouts and Panko also led the Bull attack with two RBIs. Tyler Soety also plated a run to aid Nagy's to thier first victory of the 2009 season.

Greg Radwan led the TESCO offense in a 9-1 defeat of the Thundercats in the final game of the day. Radwan slammed a two run double and drew a bases loaded walk to pace the TESCO attack with three RBI and Lee Rohan crossed home plate three times. Ray DeVaul earned the win with seven strikeouts over four innings. Amark Enviromental/Krauza Chiropratric Panthers notched a win in thier first GBL contest over Harrington Industrial Laundry.

May 22nd - The Bison picked up right where they left off last season edging The Indians 5 to 3 in the season opener at Brabender field. The Bison opened up with three runs in the first inning and held on despite the Indians threatening in the third inning with a two run rally. Don Massoud and Jason Tomlinson paced the herd with an RBI each and 4 Bison split the hurling duties, with Ian Beezub fanning six batters to start the game. The Indian's Matt Schreiber took the hard luck loss depite tossing a complete game and punching out 7. Action continues the weekend with a triple-header at Ainsworth starting at 12:00.

May 21st - The 2009 Season is officially underway with defending League Champions The Bison visiting The Indians tonight at 6:00 Brabender Field. The Friday game (Thundercats @ TESCO) has been moved to Saturday at 5:00 at Ainsworth to accomodate the PIAA tournament. Best of luck to all the 2009 teams and players!

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March 31st - We have several exciting changes to report this year including the creation of a Glenwood Committee to expand and improve GBL administration. This committee has several point people that will be handling specific tasks including League Sponsorship and Promotion, Community Outreach through a series of free instructional clinics around the city using GBL players, and the resurrection of the "Glenwood Old Timers" Organization.

In addition to these projects we are working to strengthen and streamline our rules and enhance the schedule and play experience for the 2009 season. The committee will also oversee enforcement of league rules.

We are fully committed to the continuity of quality competitive baseball and building a stronger community asset in the long tradition of the Glenwood baseball League. We are looking forward to a very promising 2009.

Glenwood Committee

Marc Adkins
Tim Campbell
John Fette
Pete Freed
Don Massoud