State College Spikes

State College loses game, series

NILES, OHIO — Caleb Lopes delivered pair of hits for the State College Spikes, but the Spikes dropped the rubber match of a three-game series to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, 5-1, on Monday night at Eastwood Field. Lopes, who started at shortstop, singled in the third and doubled in the ...

Gonzalez has big game in State College’s victory

UNIVERSITY PARK – Yariel Gonzalez produced four hits, including his first home run of the season, and the State College Spikes delivered 15 hits as a team in a 9-1 victory over the Batavia Muckdogs on Thursday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Gonzalez’s long ball came in the fourth ...

Spikes never make up for early deficit

UNIVERSITY PARK – Bryce Denton doubled in his first run with the State College Spikes, but 18 Batavia Muckdogs hits were too much for the Spikes to overcome in dropping a 9-4 decision at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on Wednesday night. State College (1-2) fell behind 8-0 going into the ...

Sentinel photo by KATELYN HIBBARD 
State College Spikes’ first baseman Tyler Lancaster loses the ball and his glove as Williamsport Crosscutters’ Malvin Matos crosses first base.

Spikes pick up first win

WILLIAMSPORT — After a disappointing 9-2 loss to Williamsport in the season opener, State College was hoping for bigger and better results when the Spikes traveled to newly renovated Bowman Field 24 hours later. Unable to take care of business at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park Monday night, ...

State College Spikes third baseman Yariel Gonzalez throws to first base for the out during Monday’s home opener against Williamsport.  Williamsport defeated the Spikes, 9-2.  (Photo by Steve Manuel)

Spikes fall to ’Cutters in season opener

UNIVERSITY PARK — Coming out of spring training and going into Monday night’s season opener, Williamsport Crosscutters’ manager Pat Borders felt his team had a lot of ‘pop’ in the lineup. As the opener unfolded, Borders was right on target as the Cutters used the long ball and ...

On heels of MLB draft, Spikes still waiting for fresh faces to begin season

STATE COLLEGE — Get out the bats, balls and gloves because it is time for baseball, State College Spikes style. Saturday afternoon the 2017 edition of the State College Spikes was introduced at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Although there is usually some of the old and a lot of the new, ...

Spikes win NYPL in two games

STATE COLLEGE - They came to Happy Valley as grinders and they are leaving as champions.That is probably the best way to describe what happened Monday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, where the State College Spikes defeated the Hudson Valley Renegades, 2-1, to capture the 2016 New ...

Spikes win finals opener

WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. - Steven Farinaro and Max Almonte combined on a four-hit shutout, and the State College Spikes downed the Hudson Valley Renegades in the opener of the best-of-three New York-Penn League Championship Series, 3-0, on Sunday afternoon at Dutchess Stadium.With the win, the ...

Spikes earn finale win, clinch top seed

WILLIAMSPORT Although they punched their ticket for a spot in the playoffs a little more than a week ago, there was still a lot riding on the final regular season game for the State College Spikes Monday afternoon at Bowman Field.If the Spikes were to defeat Williamsport they would enter the ...

Spikes earn 3-2 victory over Crosscutters ahead of playoffs

UNIVERSITY PARK Time is running out and it was almost to a point of do-or-die for the State College Spikes.In the playoffs, but still battling for the top record in the league which would give them the top seed in the playoffs, State College did what it had to do as the Spikes sneaked past ...