The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Other Sports

August 1, 2013

Slippery Rock beats Miners 4-3 for sweep

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — The Slippery Rock Sliders jumped out to a 4-0 lead and held off the Miners over the last four innings to defeat West Virginia 4-3 Wednesday and sweep the two-game series.

The Sliders scored in the bottom half of the first inning on a Cooper Mickelson RBI single and pushed the lead to 3-0 in the third via a passed ball with the bases loaded and a RBI single by Max McDowell.

Parker Osborne doubled home Max McDowell in the bottom of the fifth increasing the lead to 4-0 for Slippery Rock.

The Miners however would not go quietly as Douglas Votolato sparked the Miners rally with a double in the sixth bringing home Cameron Balough and Dale Davis to cut the lead to 4-2.

Pat Kregeloh opened the Miners’ half of the seventh with a triple and was singled home by Brandon Koch to make it a one-run game and keep the Miners’ momentum alive.

West Virginia kept the pressure up in the top of the eighth, loading the bases with just one out. But Sliders reliever Cole Lentz pitched out of the jam ending the Miners’ threat.

The Miners did get a bit of good news as Chillicothe defeated Butler 1-0 dropping the Miners’ magic number to two to clinch the Eastern Division of the Prospect League..

West Virginia returns home today for a key two-game series with third place Chillicothe which is still alive in the playoff hunt. The first pitch is 7:05 p.m. at Linda K. Epling Stadium.

WVM:    000    002    100    —    3 7 2

SRS:    102    010    00x    —    4 6 0

WVM: J James, Alex Thackston (5), James Woods (8) and Josh Galvin, SRS: C Tyler, Jake Eikleberry (6), Cole Lentz (7), Ryan Furtney (9) and Max McDowell. WP — Wilson. LP — James. Hitting — WVM: Dale Davis 1-2 (r), Douglas Votolato 2-3 (2 rbi, 3b), Pat Kregeloh 1-4 (3b), Brandon Koch 1-4 (rbi) Cameron Balough 0-0 (r), Evan Potter 1-4 (2b), Zach Woolcock 1-2; SRS: Storm Wilson 1-4 (2 r), Cooper Mickelson 2-4 (rbi), Max McDowell 1-3 (rbi), Parker Osborne 1-3 (rbi) Dan Palazzo 0-1 (r), Connor McCallum 1-4.

Records: WVM (35-21); SRS (26-30).

Text Only
Other Sports
  • Herd staffer completes Boston Marathon

    As Travis Epling watched the events of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings as they were unfolding, he couldn’t help feeling a connection.

    April 23, 2014

  • Beckleyan completes Boston Marathon

    Of the more than 32,000 people who ran in Monday’s Boston Marathon, 59 were from West Virginia.

    April 22, 2014

  • 042014 old white Happy birthday to The Old White

    As Greenbrier owner Jim Justice proudly stood behind the podium on the first tee box addressing a crowd at the 100th anniversary of the historic Old White TPC Course, a surprise guest emerged from the bushes by the tennis center.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 042014 bubba VIDEO: Watson becoming a West Virginian

    Greenbrier owner Jim Justice was glued to the television a week ago today, watching Bubba Watson try to chase down his second green jacket at Augusta National Golf Club.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 041914 old white Old White to celebrate 100 years

    The home of The Greenbrier Classic will be having a birthday today, and the celebration should be something special.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mullens, Pineville to meet in Anderson Memorial

    After many years away from the sideline, legendary Mullens High School coach Don Nuckols is returning to the game of basketball.

    April 19, 2014

  • 041914 D'Antoni Lakers mum on D’Antoni

    Mike D’Antoni was still the Los Angeles Lakers’ coach when he left their training complex to spend the Easter weekend out of town with his family.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • D’Antoni’s Lakers future still unclear

    With the Los Angeles Lakers season officially over — the Lakers beat the Spurs 113-100 Wednesday but finished 27-55 overall, the most losses in the club’s history and the franchise’s worst winning percentage since the Minneapolis Lakers in 1957-58 — Marshall fans will be keeping a close eye on what’s going on in Tinsel Town over the coming days.

    April 17, 2014

  • McClung moving from mound to dugout

    Seth McClung was getting his daughters Madison and Fallon inside and ready for their baths when his phone rang. He’s said before that he enjoys the role of “daddy day care.”

    April 15, 2014

  • First stop Waffle House; next stop The Greenbrier

    Bubba Watson decided to keep his post-Masters victory more low key this year. Instead of going to New York for a media tour, he headed home to Orlando, Fla., and kept plans for a five-day vacation with his wife.

    April 15, 2014