It’s not often a freshman baseball player impresses on the level Pentwater alum Glenn Miller did in his first year at Spring Arbor University, but he left little doubt in his 18 games to date that he’s a force to be reckoned with.
Just as winter sports athletes at the high school level were stunned to see their seasons suddenly end in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the same held true for collegiate athletes in both winter and spring sports.
I suppose it was too much to hope that the COVID-19 pandemic would result in something resembling a more cooperative America, sporting and otherwise, but what is going on in Major League Baseball has been especially disheartening to sports fans.
The 2020 Muskegon Clippers’ season became the latest casualty of COVID-19 last week, as the Clippers announced that the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League has canceled its season.
MUSKEGON — In their fifth season of play, the Muskegon Clippers earned their first bid into the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League postseason, finishing second in the North Division of the league and facing off with the division champion Lima Locos in a best-of-3 series. Unfortunately, the…
There were several standout baseball players in the county in 2019, but two stood out above the rest, each earning first team all-state honors — Shelby’s Matt Felt and Pentwater’s Glenn Miller.
GLADWIN — Shelby knew it faced a tough opponent last Wednesday in the regional semifinals, having to go against #7-ranked Beaverton. It would take a near-perfect game to win.
BEAL CITY — Pentwater went toe-to-toe for a few innings with defending Division 4 state champion Beal City in a regional semifinal last Wednesday evening at Gerald E. Pohl Field in Beal City, but the Falcons weren’t able to keep the game tight in a 12-2 six-inning loss.
CUSTER — Pentwater’s Glenn Miller was a good pitcher last season. He is a better one this year.
MANISTEE — Shelby got its second dominating effort from Chris Beyer this postseason Monday in the district finals in Manistee, riding it to an 8-0 victory over county foe Hesperia for its first district title since 2012.