After surviving a nail-biter in the opening round, second-ranked Bellevue West will play No. 4 Lincoln East in a winners bracket game today.
After surviving a nail-biter in the Class A state baseball tournament’s opening round, Bellevue West faces another stern test Monday.
To say it was a good day for the Bellevue West baseball program is probably an understatement.
Dane Toman allowed one hit and struck out 12 to lead Bellevue West to a win over Omaha Creighton Prep.
Bellevue West pitcher Dane Toman made a tough week even tougher Friday night for Omaha Creighton Prep.
Three-time defending state champion Omaha Creighton Prep defeated Bellevue West 8-3 on Saturday in the season opener for both schools.
A player who has graduated from high school but doesn’t turn 19 before Jan. 1 may return and play Legion baseball over the summer. Those players with a year of college behind them are referred to as “Legion babies,” and coaches disagree if that return is a positive.
With the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh, the team from Bellevue West had the right guy up at the right time.
Elkhorn appears back on track following a disappointing loss.
It’s been an unpredictable season, and perhaps no team knows that better than Bellevue West. The Thunderbirds started 7-0 but are 3-6 since. Coach Jason Shockey’s squad is hoping to get back on track at the Metro Conference tournament, which begins Thursday.
DJ’s Dugout West (Bellevue West) defeated Ralston First State Bank 4-1 on Monday night at the Area A-4 tournament at Orval Smith Park. The win in the tourney semifinal guarantees that the Thunderbirds will move on to the 16-team state tournament that begins Saturday at two sites.
Millard West shortstop Cole Stobbe was named the Gatorade Nebraska baseball player of the year on Tuesday.
The fact that two guys named Shockey have Bellevue West playing solid baseball shouldn’t come as a shock. In his second season as coach, Jason Shockey has guided the Thunderbirds to a 22-6 record. He is assisted by his dad, Curt, who knows all about coaching success.
Top-ranked Bellevue West found a way Thursday night to maintain its winning ways. For Millard North, it was yet another hard-luck loss this season.
Junior left-hander Cam Taylor went the distance and struck out 10 to lead Bellevue West to a 12-3 win over Millard West on Saturday in the final of the Metro Conference baseball tournament.