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Excellent pitching not enough to save Bear Cubs' season

Excellent pitching not enough to save Bear Cubs’ season

May 12, 2019

The Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team concluded its season with a 2-1 loss in extra innings on the back of a five-hit game against Los Medanos College in the second-round playoffs matchup Friday at Cook Sypher Field. For game two of the series ...

Santa Rosa Junior College's freshman catcher  Aidan Morris helps the outfielders warm-up before the Bear Cubs 10-5 loss Thursday.

Defensive blunders cost Bear Cubs game 1

May 10, 2019

The Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team committed four errors in a 10-5 loss to Los Medanos College in game one of the second-round best-of-three playoff series Thursday afternoon at Cook Sypher Field.   “This is the worst game we played all year...

Santa Rosa Junior College starting pitcher Shane O'Malley had a 3.36 ERA and a 5-3 record entering Thursday's game.

Bear Cubs enter playoffs on hot streak

April 26, 2019

The Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team outlasted Sierra College by scoring five runs from the fifth to the seventh inning to secure a 6-3 win Thursday at Cook Sypher Field. The first half of the game was low scoring with one run for the Bear Cubs ...

Santa Rosa Junior College's freshman outfielder only had one hit in his four at-bats Tuesday in Santa Rosa, but that hit came in a walk-off single to win the game for the Bear Cubs.

Freshman’s walk-off single seals a comeback win for Bear Cubs

April 17, 2019

The Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team’s outfielder John Green singled past Sacramento City College’s shortstop to send home the Bear Cubs’s winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning—securing the 3-2 win Tuesday at Cook Cypher Field. ...

Bear Cubs' offense erupts in the fifth

Bear Cubs’ offense erupts in the fifth

April 15, 2019

After battling out of a few tough innings, the Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team’s offense exploded in the fifth leading the Bear Cubs to a 13-2 win over Monterey Peninsula College April 11 in Santa Rosa. Santa Rosa (26-8 overall, 13-5 conference) started off the two...

Joey Loveless juggle responsibilities, including schoolwork, athletic events and training.

Rise and grind: The student-athlete hustle

December 13, 2018

He wakes before the sun, muscles still sore from yesterday's sprints, and steps out into 40-degree  weather to work out. Class follows right after, then team meetings, more classes, practice and another class after that. The life of a student-athlete is ...

Daniel Teasley looks down the Sac City pitcher in their win Tuesday.

Men’s baseball begins playoff push

April 19, 2018

With their backs against the wall, the Bear Cubs prevailed Tuesday defeating Sacramento City College 4-3 at Cooks Sypher Field. “To get to the playoffs, we’re gonna have to sweep these series or win them and hope somebody else falls off, ” s...

Bear Cubs in good shape for consecutive Big 8 titles

Bear Cubs in good shape for consecutive Big 8 titles

April 25, 2017

Securing the three-game sweep over the Modesto Junior College Pirates with a 5-1 win April 23 puts the Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team in a perfect position heading into post season play. The Victory wrapped up the Bear Cubs 2017 season and the...

Snoozin’ on America’s pastime

Frank Sumrall, Contributing Editor

April 25, 2017

United States’ favorite pastime was defined by a day at the ballpark full of loud vendors, excited fans chugging down beer and the satisfying crack of the bat as a baseball zips through the windless air.But the summers when baseball dominated the minds of Americans are no longer. Football and basketball conquer sports airwaves and networks while soccer and hockey continue to gain viewers. The public has lost its appreciation for the art of baseball is lost. Now it’s time...

Baseball Podcast: Chin Music Episode No. 1

April 23, 2017

https://soundcloud.com/chin-music-736009580/chin-music-episode-1 Anthony Sosa, Will Mathis and Parker Dangers Oncken discuss baseball topics on the first episode of Chin Music.

Outfielder Benjamin Pigg and members of the Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team look on during game two of the Sac City Series.

Nearly Swept: SRJC baseball wins final game in the Sac City Series

March 14, 2017

The Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team avoided a devastating three-game sweep by the Sacramento City College Panthers with a 4-1 away win Feb. 11. SRJC lost 7-2 Feb. 7 at Sac City followed by a 10-3 defeat at home Feb. 9. In the first game, SRJC...

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