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The Blue & Gray Press | July 16, 2018

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MLB season is underway after exciting Opening Day

April 6, 2017 |


It is the beginning of April and warm weather is upon us. Get your sunflower seeds, cracker jacks and peanuts and get ready because baseball is finally here. Things kicked off on Sundaywith a 1:05 p.m. first … Read More

Scherzer shines in Nats debut, errors prove costly

April 8, 2015 |


It was a tough opening day for the Nationals. They lost 3-1 to the Mets as they embarked on what many believe to be a promising 2015 season. Read More

UMW baseball rides hot streak into home stretch of regular season

April 1, 2015 |


The University of Mary Washington baseball team dominated in a doubleheader at York College of Pennsylvania on Sunday, March 29, winning 4-0 and 3-0. Following the two shutout performances by the baseball team, the pitching staff proved to continue their strong performances as of late. Read More

Baseball season preview: redemption on the horizon

February 24, 2015 |


The saying “last year is a thing of the past” can be felt by all those affiliated with the University of Mary Washington baseball program. Read More

Baseball opens season with double-header wins

February 18, 2015 |


Following their less-than-stellar 2014 season, the University of Mary Washington baseball team made a resounding statement this past Saturday during the first two games of the season that this year would be much different from last.Read More

UMW welcomes Spring Jubilee to kick off NCAA DIII week

April 9, 2014 |

Every year, the NCAA sets aside one week to recognize Division-III athletics across the country and give proper thanks to the student-athletes who work hard in the classroom and on the field to represent their school proudly.Read More

Baltimore Orioles bring home win at MLB season opener

April 2, 2014 |

There are some days of the year that are sacred. Birthdays are celebrations of the gift of life, anniversaries for the gift of love and religious holidays for the gift of spirituality. But for millions of devoted baseball fans, there is only one day that brings hope, comfort, love, spirituality, excitement and devotion all in one: opening day.Read More

Baseball suffers in double header losses, now 11-7 in season

March 19, 2014 |

The University of Mary Washington Eagle’s baseball team lost a pair of double headers this weekend, extending their losing streak to five games. Going into Saturday, March 15, the Eagles held a record of 11-3, recently dropping their game just four days prior.Read More

Warm weather brings wins for baseball season opener

February 26, 2014 |

With the snow and rough winter weather aside, the University of Mary Washington baseball team found a weekend stretch of warmth, beginning their regular season at home with two double headers against Messiah University and Penn State-Altoona at Dickinson Stadium.Read More

Baseball will begin with a bang

February 12, 2014 |

Coming off their worst record since 1988, the University of Mary Washington Eagles baseball team and then first year head coach, Wayne Riser, accumulated a 22-18 record last season.Read More

World Series is Boston Strong

November 20, 2013 |

The beards paid off. After winning the 2013 World Series, the Boston Red Sox grabbed their third league pennant in ten years.Read More

New city baseball stadium strikes new home nearby

October 9, 2013 |

The City of Fredericksburg will soon be home to the Hagerstown Suns baseball team, a class A affiliate of the Washington Nationals baseball team.Read More

Baseball finishes second

April 25, 2013 |

After a successful regular season the University of Mary Washington baseball team placed second after a 6-5 win in 10 innings over Wesley College and a loss to both Salisbury University and York University at this weekend’s Capital Athletic Conference tournament resulting in a 22-18 record for the Eagles this year.Read More

Baseball takes two of three

April 3, 2013 |

The University of Mary Washington baseball team played a series with Wesley College this past weekend, winning two out of three games to become 7-2 in the conference, 16-10 overall.Read More

Baseball almost sweeps Frostburg

March 27, 2013 |

The University of Mary Washington baseball team went 2-1 this weekend against Frostburg State. The Eagles clenched game one, 6-5, and won a high-scoring game two, 9-7, but narrowly lost, 2-3, in game three on Sunday. The team is 5-1 in the conference now.Read More

Eagles dominate doubleheader

February 27, 2013 |

The pitching staff for the University of Mary Washington baseball team threw a no-hitter in a 5-0 win in game one of their doubleheader against Penn State-Altoona on Sunday, Feb. 24 at V. Earl Dickinson Stadium. The Eagles went on to win game two, 8-1, improving to 5-2 on the year.Read More

Why Detroit Will Win the World Series

October 24, 2012 |


The San Francisco Giants have squeezed their way into the World Series by clinching two elimination games against the Cinncinatti Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals.

The Boys from the Bay won’t even make it to game … Read More

Baseball Drops 3 to Wesley College

April 11, 2012 |

Men’s baseball dropped a three game series at Wesley College last weekend but recouped one against Catholic University on Tuesday, April 10th.

After his 15 strikeout performance against Gallaudet, junior Torey Mancari took the mound facing the Wolverines who are … Read More

Baseball Shows Improved Hitting

April 4, 2012 |

The University of Mary Washington baseball team took two out of three games on the road against conference foe St. Mary’s College this past weekend to inch closer to the .500 mark on the season.Read More

Baseball Takes Two from Bison

March 28, 2012 |


The University of Mary Washington baseball team swept a doubleheader against Gallaudet University last Sunday, March 25, posting 9-1 and 4-0 victories. The Eagles’ pitching was stellar in both games, allowing just one run and five hits … Read More

Baseball Drops Four Games

March 21, 2012 |

The woes of the Mary Washington baseball team continued this weekend in their three losses to Salisbury University this weekend.

In the first game of the St. Patrick’s Day doubleheader, offense was hard to come by for the Eagles, who … Read More

Spring Sports Recap

March 14, 2012 |

As the majority of the student body set off to enjoy their spring break endeavors, the University of Mary Washington athletes involved in spring sports remained with their respective teams to compete in their craft. The UMW baseball team, softball … Read More

Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader

February 29, 2012 |


The University of Mary Washington’s baseball team picked up two big victories this past Sunday over visiting Albright College in Reading Pa.. The wins brought the Eagles back to the .500 mark with a 3-3-1 record.

In … Read More

Baseball Comes Up Short Against Randolph-Macon

February 22, 2012 |


Randolph-Macon College proved to be formidable an opponent for the University of Mary Washington baseball team this past Saturday, as the Eagles failed to come away with a win in their home doubleheader.

The visiting Yellow Jackets … Read More

Baseball Prepares to Pursue CAC Title

February 8, 2012 |


The University of Mary Washington baseball team began its 2012 season this past Sunday, Feb. 5, falling to Hampden-Sydney College 4-2. The Eagles will look to bounce back this Sunday when they take on Christopher Newport University, … Read More

Baseball Falls in Conference Title Game

April 20, 2011 |


The Mary Washington baseball team came into the 2011 season looking to repeat as Capital Athletic Conference champions. Coming into the conference tournament, they were 21-13, and had a schedule full of strong, out of … Read More

Baseball Sweeps Bobcats In Doubleheader

April 13, 2011 |


The University of Mary Washington baseball team won its Capital Athletic Conference doubleheader over Frostburg State last Sunday afternoon, April 10. The Eagles won the first game 2-0, and finished off the doubleheader sweep by taking the … Read More

MLB Preview – National League

March 30, 2011 |

NL East

1. Atlanta Braves: This year’s team is as good, if not better, than the ’90s teams. Freddie Freeman has a bat at first base good enough to win Rookie of the Year, while Jason Heyward will follow his … Read More

Baseball Loses Two Games to Wesley

March 23, 2011 |


The 23rd ranked Mary Washington baseball team lost two key conference matchups to Wesley College last Saturday, March 21. After beating Wesley in a hard fought 4-3 decision just two days earlier, the Eagles had … Read More

MLB Preview — American League

March 23, 2011 |

Opening day of America’s national pastime is just a week from getting underway, which of course means it’s time for an MLB preview. This week will focus on the American League, and next week’s issue will have the National League … Read More