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Western baseball to welcome struggling Gorillas

April 9, 2014 Comments

Cortrez Colbert

Western baseball hopes that their pressure, executing their small ball play and fewer errors on defense will help them when they face the Pittsburg State Gorillas. The Griffons will face off against the Pitt State Gorillas. They have an overall record of 13-18 and are 10-14 in conference. As of now, the Gorillas are on […]

Western ready for series against Lincoln

April 3, 2014 Comments

Leo Lemos

Griffon baseball begins to wrap up the 2014 season with a series against the Blue Tigers of Lincoln this weekend. Lincoln is struggling this season, and has only claimed one victory, they stand at a record of 1-23. “We prepare every week, no mater who we are playing. This weekend is very important to our […]

Veteran outfielder helps keep team on track

April 3, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

Consistent. That’s the word that head coach Buzz Verduzco used to describe outfielder David Chew. “He’s a ‘quiet leader’ kind of guy. He’s kind of a player’s player, a great teammate, an uplifting, positive teammate,” Verduzco said. “A competitor and expects no less from his teammates.” Chew has been playing baseball since the days of […]

Chew and LaHonta are powerhouses on the field

April 3, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

Outfielders David Chew and Trevor LaHonta are two of the Griffon’s three leaders in batting average. Chew and LaHonta are doing big things this season for Western baseball, combining for 75 of the team’s 267 hits. As a transfer from the West Coast and a local veteran, the power hitters are not just all baseball. […]

Junior outfielder contributes big to Western baseball

March 28, 2014 Comments

Destiny Smith

Trevor LaHonta is a man of many talents, but he enjoys playing baseball the most. Growing up in his hometown of Walnut Creek, Calif., LaHonta was introduced to baseball at the age of four by his dad. LaHonta never quit anything growing up. Instead, he took on as many sports as he could. LaHonta attended […]

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