State College Spikes

Spikes close in on division title

STATE COLLEGE - A crowd of 5,733 fans - the most to see a State College Spikes game at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park this season - saw Andy Young hit the 11th grand slam in franchise history as the Spikes scored 15 unanswered runs to defeat the Batavia Muckdogs, 15-3, on Thursday night.With the ...

Spikes close in on division title

From staff reportsSTATE COLLEGE, PA Steven Farinaro stretched his scoreless streak to 13 innings with six shutout frames, and the State College Spikes reduced their magic number to six with a 6-1 victory over the Batavia Muckdogs on Tuesday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.Farinaro (8-1), ...

Spikes take two; magic number is 9

From staff reportsNILES, Ohio - Jordan Hicks, Connor Jones and Eric Carter combined to post the State College Spikes' second shutout of the season in a 5-0 win over the Mahoning Valley Scrappers on Sunday afternoon at Eastwood Field.With the win, the Spikes (41-20) reduced their magic number ...

’Cutters take one from sloppy Spikes

WILLIAMSPORT - For the Williamsport Crosscutters, the third time proved to be the charm.In the first two games of the three-game series with State College, the Cutters fell behind, battled back only to come up short in a loss.However, Friday night, the Cutters once again fell behind, but this ...

Spikes hold on, slide by ’Cutters

WILLIAMSPORT - For the second night in a row, a big inning led to the downfall for Williamsport in its New York-Penn League battle with arch-rival State College.With the Crosscutters holding on to a 2-0 lead, the Spikes hung around by scoring single runs in the third and fourth ...

13-year-olds top Pearl City, win first World Series in league history

OTTUMWA, Iowa - It was the save of a lifetime.Colby Bodtorf came to the mound in the top of the seventh inning with two Hawaii runners on and no outs, and Mifflin County clinging to a 5-3 lead in the Babe Ruth 13-year-old World Series.Bodtorf got Jaron Yoshikane to ground out to first base, but ...

13-year-olds top Pearl City, win first World Series in league history

OTTUMWA, Iowa - It was the save of a lifetime.Colby Bodtorf came to the mound in the top of the seventh inning with two Hawaii runners on and no outs, and Mifflin County clinging to a 5-3 lead in the Babe Ruth 13-year-old World Series.Bodtorf got Jaron Yoshikane to ground out to first base, but ...

Hudzina sparks South win

From staff reportsFISHKILL, NY Danny Hudzina delivered an RBI single in the seventh, and Elier Rodriguez scored two runs for the South squad in an 9-4 victory over the North at the 2016 New York-Penn League All-Star Game on Tuesday night at Dutchess Stadium.Hudzina, who pinch-hit in the fifth ...

Yankees send Spikes into break on sour note

STATE COLLEGE - The State College Spikes' bats were held in check, and the Staten Island Yankees steadily built a lead throughout the night en route to taking an 11-3 victory over the Spikes on Sunday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.Despite the loss, the Spikes (37-19) still hold the best ...

Consecutive homers spark Spikes

STATE COLLEGE - Vince Jackson and Ryan McCarvel smashed back-to-back home runs in the first inning to give the State College Spikes a lead they would not relinquish in a 4-3 victory over the Staten Island Yankees on Friday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.With the win and Williamsport's ...