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Posts Tagged ‘Baseball’

Hope Springs Eternal

“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” –Rogers Hornsby

Photo by Abby Kassebaum

Fans fill Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida, for the annual rite of passage as winter makes way for spring and professional baseball officially returns to our lives. 

MBU Baseball Finishing Strong, Keeping World Series Hopes Alive

The Missouri Baptist University baseball team is not generally accustomed to losing very many games, so this season required some early season adjustments as they got off to a rocky start but are now proving that it’s not how you start, but how you finish.

Photo by Collin Kossakoski

Missouri Baptist University pitcher Gary Watkins, a junior from Big Springs, Texas, and transfer from Navarro Junior College in Corsicana, Texas, hurls one to the plate during a recent game.

Yikes! I Have the Yips!

When the “yips” strike, athletes struggle with doing something they’ve done for years, but most athletes don’t know what the condition is or what causes it.


Photo courtesy of Eglin Air Force Base

A softball pitcher stretches out before beginning a game. Pitchers are among the many athletes who find themselves suddenly unable to perform a task — like pitching — which they have done hundreds or thousands of times before.

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MBU football falls 22-9 against the Lyon College Scots after holding them to 7-9 at half.

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