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State College Spikes

Spikes win series finale over ‘Cutters

WILLIAMSPORT —Trey Steffler took a couple steps out of the left-handed batter’s box and smashed the head of his bat into the Bowman Field dirt before running to first base. Calling his frustration palpable would be an understatement. He was jammed on a 2-0 pitch in the bottom of the ...

Scrappers top Spikes in rubber match

UNIVERSITY PARK — Pitching again ruled the evening, but unfortunately for the Spikes, Mahoning Valley’s Jimmy Burnette was dealing as the Scrappers grabbed an early lead and took the rubber match of the series, 5-2, in MLB Draft League action at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on Thursday ...

Miller brilliant in Spikes 1-0 win

UNIVERSITY PARK — Curtis Washington Jr. started things off early with a lead-off triple to left and came around to score the game’s only run as the Spikes’ pitching staff guided State College to a 1-0 shutout victory over first-place Mahoning Valley at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on ...

Scrappers’ bats lead to win over Spikes

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ high-powered offense took a little bit to settle in, but once the Scrappers’ bats got rolling the Spikes had few answers as first-place Mahoning Valley rolled to an 8-2 victory over State College in the MLB Draft League at Medlar Field at ...

Vierling brothers share similar paths

WILLIAMSPORT — Focusing on his own baseball the last few days hasn’t been easy for Mark Vierling. His mind has been in San Francisco since his brother, Matt, was called up the Philadelphia Phillies for the first time Sunday. Just 30 minutes before what was supposed to be first pitch ...

Spikes use late rally to sneak past Cutters

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Curtis Washington Jr. and Hylan Hall teamed up to help give Wabash Valley Junior College in Illinois a 53-5 record in the 2020-21 season, and on Sunday afternoon, they combined to produce the winning run as the State College Spikes topped the Williamsport Crosscutters, ...