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Baseball & Softball

Waiting for the throw back Jacob Wright 25 extends his glove toward the pitchers mound. After a walk the runner planted himself on first base where Wright looked to complete a pick-off and get him off the bases.

Varsity Baseball Beats Vista Ridge 3-2 on Walk-Off Double

Sawyer Grimaldi, Sports Editor March 28, 2024

In the heat of district competition the Varsity baseball team, who came into the day 1-4 in district play, took Warrior Field against third-place Vista Ridge on Tuesday, March 26. This matchup could...

During the first inning, the infielders gather around Coach Casey Carter for a mound visit. The infield struggled throughout the game, failing to catch the ball several times, which allowed Cedar Ridge to consistently advance bases.

Varsity Baseball Suffers 10-0 Loss to Cedar Ridge

Amelia Spielman, Heritage Editor-In-Chief March 26, 2024

Amidst the smell of freshly grilled hot dogs and the sound of elementary schoolers playing tag, the varsity baseball team faced off against the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Friday, March 22, at Warrior Field....

Prepared to step into his swing, Jacob Wright 25 faces the Vandegrift pitcher in the first game of the season. Wright was up to bat in the bottom half of the sixth inning but ended up striking out.

Varsity Baseball Opens District Play with 2-0 Over Vandegrift

Amelia Spielman, Heritage Editor-In-Chief March 6, 2024

After a month of preseason scrimmages and tournaments, varsity baseball played their first game of the season against Vandegrift on Tuesday, March 5, at Warrior Field. The Warriors played a dominant game...

Kylie Wardlow 23 readjusts her softball helmet at the end of the inning.

Varsity Softball Wraps Up Season With Win Against Vandegrift

Sawyer Grimaldi, Sports Editor April 28, 2023

After a long two-month season, the varsity softball team played their last game on Friday, April 14, against Vandegrift. Falling short of playoffs, the Warriors closed the season on a high note, beating...

The field players rush together to celebrate after the sixth inning.

Varsity Softball Dominates Against Mavericks 10-0

Conall Coats, Assistant Sports Editor April 24, 2023

On Friday, April 4, the varsity softball team competed against the McNeil Mavericks and won 10-0. This week was also the teacher appreciation game for the Warriors. Every year, the team does something...

With a powerful throw, pitcher West Morgan 26 launches the ball towards the batter.

[GALLERY]: JV Orange Baseball Triumphs Against Austin Waves 15-0

Hannah Ashtari and Phoebe Taber March 3, 2023

Coming off of a 10-0 loss to Lake Travis high school, JV Orange Baseball triumphed against the Austin Waves in a 15-0 game on Tuesday, Feb. 28. The team will next play against Vandegrift on Tuesday,...

Warrior Baseball become District Champions at the end of their game against McNeil. The team got right to celebrating and even dumped water on their coach.

Varsity Baseball Claims District Championship Title

Eshaan Chopra, Marketing Chief April 28, 2022

  The Warriors defeated the McNeil Mavericks 9-2 on Wednesday, April 27, at the Park Baseball Field. The district championship title was riding on this game, the Warriors pulled through with...

Mid-pitch, Dorothy Ziebell 24 sharply launches the ball towards the batter. With aggresive pitching the entire game, Ziebell helped the team stay ahead.

Varsity Softball Defeats Cedar Ridge Raiders in 3-2 Triumph

Daphne Longenbach, Heritage Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2022

  Through a misty night, the varsity softball team fought hard against the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Tuesday, April 19. It was their second game against the Raiders this season, beating them 3-2. “I...

Pitcher Jared Hyman ‘22 throws the ball towards the Raider batter. During the game, Hyman was reliable for throwing fastballs and causing the Raiders to strike out.

Varsity Baseball defeats Cedar Ridge 1-0

Phoebe Taber, Heritage Photo Editor April 20, 2022

  The Warriors played Cedar Park on Tuesday, April 19 at the Warrior field. While the teams seemed to be matched in skill, remaining 0-0 for the first three innings, the Warriors pulled through...

Matthew Gula 22 was scouted by Odessa College and received a full scholarship to attend the school. Photo Courtesy of Mike Gula

Matthew Gula Continues Astounding Baseball Career through College

Sawyer Grimaldi and Chloe Oakley April 6, 2022

The electrified buzz of a college crowd filled the air of the baseball diamond, but the mood quickly changed to one of uncertainty as an unfamiliar high school player stepped up to bat for the first time....

The Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB) became the first North American sports franchise to hire a female general manager with their hiring of Kim Ng. In addition to being the first-ever female GM, she is also the first Asian-American GM in MLB history. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Miami Marlins Hire Kim Ng As First-Ever Female General Manager in North American Sports

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor November 23, 2020

Major League Baseball (MLB)’s Miami Marlins made history on Friday, Nov. 13 when they hired Kim Ng to be their next general manager, becoing the first North American sports franchise to hire a female...

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