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Vinsky named GLIAC Freshman of the Year

On the heels of Northwood’s most successful baseball season in program history, the Timberwolves were awarded several individual honors in the All-GLIAC polls recently. Northwood coach Jordan Bischel was named GLIAC Coach of the Year, while the Timberwolves’ Tyler Jandron was named Pitcher of the Year, and NU’s David Vinsky was named Freshman Player of...
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Daniel Jipping Drafted By Colorado Rockies

Andy Sneddon, CMUChippewas.com MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – Daniel Jipping put his faith in the right place. He also put a number of baseballs into orbit. Jipping, a Central Michigan junior, was selected by the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday in the Major League Baseball Draft. He leaves Sunday for Boise, Idaho, where he will join the organization’s short-season Class...
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Steven Ring Picks Up All-American Honors

Sophomore catcher Steven Ring set records during a breakout 2017 season for the Hillsdale College baseball team. Friday afternoon, he found out he will eventually, join the distinguished list of athletes with a photo in the sports complex basement. Ring was named honorable mention All-American by the Division II Conference Commissioners Association. He earned his honor...
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Pittsburgh pursues Manasa’s pitching potential

Alex Manasa proudly represented Farmington High School last June in the annual prep all-star game at Comerica Park in Detroit. Manasa now has his sights set on someday showcasing his talents in another major league stadium. The 2016 Farmington grad hopes it's at plush PNC Park in Pittsburgh, whose hometown Pirates selected him in the 11th...
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Jipping to Represent Bombers in 2016 NWL All-Star Game

Battle Creek, Mich. — The Northwoods League has announced the rosters for the 2016 Northwoods League All-Star Game, which will be played on Tuesday, July 19 at 7:05 p.m. (CST) at Historic Simmons Field in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Battle Creek Bombers’ infielder/outfielder, Daniel Jipping, brings his .353 average, eight home runs and 36 RBI with him for...
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MHSBCA All-Star Alex Manasa

Detroit — Hartland’s John Baker and Portage Northern’s Tommy Henry — who are sharing the 2016 Mr. Baseball title — have a bit of a history. They pitched against each other in the Division 1 state finals, with Baker tossing a 10-inning complete game and winning 4-3. The Detroit News Dream Team members, however, were teammates Wednesday...
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Tigers bullpen catcher Sam Palace (Clarkston) thrilled to be home

After bouncing around in baseball bullpens, he returns to catch for his favorite team growing up Sam Palace couldn’t pass up a chance to come home. MIAMI -- The Detroit Tigers recently hired Palace, who graduated from Clarkston High in 2004, as a second bullpen catcher. “It’s hard to put a price on coming back home,” Palace said....
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Jipping, Regnier and MacKenzie named All MAC

It’s been a great year for the Central Michigan baseball team and on Tuesday several of our alumni were honored with All MAC selections. Senior Pat MacKenzie and freshman Daniel Jipping were named to the first team while junior Logan Regnier earned a spot on the second team. All three made great contributions...
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