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Golf scramble benefitting OC baseball team set for Saturday

The Ohio County High School Baseball Boosters are sponsoring a golf scramble Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Ohio County Community Golf Course in Hartford. Four-person teams will be playing under a best-ball format with a shotgun start set for 8 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for the top three teams based on low scores, along with a special closest-to-the-pin prize. Entry fee for the tournament is $200 per team. Pers ...

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Griffin tosses 4-hitter in Babe Ruth win over Henderson

Michael Griffin tossed a four-hitter against Henderson to lead Owensboro-Daviess County to the Babe Ruth Baseball 15-year-old District 4 championship.  Griffin, along with teammates Cole Bullock and Drake Bunch, played for Ohio County’s entry in this summer’s ODC summer league. District 4 had only three teams in this year’s 15-year-old tourney, with host Henderson beating Hancock County Wednesday to earn th ...

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ODC Babe Ruth All-Stars fall in state tourney title game

Louisville Fern Creek edged Owensboro-Daviess County All-Stars 3-1 to win the Babe Ruth Baseball 16-18 State Tournament Sunday afternoon at Louisville Southern High School.  The ODC All-Stars included a pair of Ohio County Eagles, rising-senior Kiah Gledhill and 2014 OCHS graduate Matthew Wilkerson. ODC opened preliminary pool play with a 9-4 win over Blue Lick Wednesday night, then routed Lyon County on Fr ...

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2 OC Eagle baseball players competing in 18U Babe Ruth state tourney

A pair of Ohio County Eagles are on the Owensboro-Daviess County 16-18 Babe Ruth All-Star team that is playing in this week’s state tournament in and around Louisville.  Rising-junior Kiah Gledhill and ‘14 graduate Matthew Wilkerson are on the squad of area all-stars comprising the ODC team. ODC was matched against Blue Lick in first-round game Wednesday and will face its other pool opponent, Lyon County, o ...

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18 OCHS baseball Eagles earn Academic All-State honors

Eighteen members of Ohio County High’s baseball program earned Academic All-State honors for work in the classroom last year, with four earning First Team recognition.  Kiah Gledhill, Morgan Marksberry, Brice Phelps, and Jonathan “J.J.” Smith garnered first-team status for the Eagles. Earning Academic All-State Honorable Mention were Cole Bullock, Lawson Clayton, Logan Cooper, William Davis, Andrew Dorris, ...

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Eagle baseball team holds annual cookout, awards ceremony

Ohio County High’s baseball program held its annual team cookout and awards ceremony Sunday afternoon at Leach Field. A large crowd was on hand to honor the 2014 OCHS Eagles’ varsity, junior varsity, and freshman squads. After the meal and obligatory "thank you's" to team supporters, Eagle head coach Bobby Wise opened the awards portion of the afternoon by handing out gold baseball pins to all members of th ...

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Eagles finish as TLBC regular-season champs

Ohio County edged Daviess County 2-1 in six innings Saturday night to win the Twin Lakes Baseball Conference Summer League’s post-season tournament.  Coach Ben Everley’s team also finished as the league’s regular-season champs. In Friday’s opening round at Ohio County High’s Leach Field, Andrew Dorris got the pitching win as Ohio County eliminated Muhlenberg County 4-2.  Dorris struck out three Mustangs, wa ...

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Griffin named to All-State baseball team

Add Jake Griffin’s name to the list of Ohio County High baseball players who have earned All-State honors.  Griffin, a junior pitcher/utility player for Bobby Wise’s Eagles was listed among the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches’ Association’s 2014 All-State team as a third team selection. The fire-balling righthander compiled a 6-2 record this season, striking out over 100 batters in 50 innings of work. ...

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Eagles fall to McLean, rally to beat Hancock Friday

Ohio County’s TLBC Summer Baseball League squad split a pair of games Friday night at home, losing to McLean County then rallying to beat Hancock County. The league continues through June 21. McLean County got to Ohio County starter Drake Bunch for four hits and four runs in the top of the first inning in Friday’s first game, before Bunch settled down to allow just one hit and no runs over the next three in ...

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Eagles now 4-0 in summer league play

Cody Casteel and J.J. Smith threw complete-game shutouts Thursday as Ohio County beat Daviess County and Muhlenberg in TLBC Summer League play.  Thursday’s games were played to Ohio County High’s Leach Field due to wet conditions at Muhlenberg County’s ballpark. Casteel struck out five Daviess County batters while scattering four singles in Thursday’s first game.  His teammates put their hits together to sc ...

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