SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – The Gulf South Conference lost a member of its baseball alumni Monday afternoon when former Arkansas Tech first baseman and Ouachita Baptist assistant coach Ryan White sadly lost his life in a single car accident near Hernando, Miss. He was 27 years old.
According to DeSoto County (Miss.) Coroner Jeff Pounders, White was traveling northbound on I-55 when his Nissan sport-utility vehicle left the east side of the road and rolled into the trees. He was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead on the scene. The son of Tommy and Jan White, Ryan lived in a familiar place for GSC fans, Southaven, Miss. The Conference hosts its basketball and softball tournaments in the city and the GSC Baseball Tournament is in Millington, Tenn., just 30 miles northeast
SEARCY, Ark. – The 28th-ranked Ouachita Baptist University baseball team suffered its fourth straight Gulf South Conference West Division loss Saturday, falling 4-2 to Harding at Jerry Moore Field.
The Tigers (21-11 overall, 0-4 GSC West) jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first inning as Ouachita took advantage of a error as Blake Lockwood scored on a JoeDan Poulter double to left. Continue reading →
ARKADELPHIA – It was a wild day at Rab Rodgers Field on Saturday as the 30th-ranked Ouachita Baptist University baseball team fell behind by 10 runs in the first inning and had to play behind the entire game, but couldn’t rally as Delta State took the first game of the Gulf South Conference West Division opener over the Tigers, 16-10. Continue reading →
ARKADELPHIA – The 30th-ranked Ouachita Baptist University baseball team cruised to a doubleheader sweep of East Central Tuesday afternoon as the Tigers won the opener, 5-3, and took the second game, 14-3, at Rab Rodgers Field.
In the opener, Jared Hershberger went six-plus strong innings to get the victory and improve to 3-0 on the year. He gave up three runs on six hits with a pair of strikeouts. Patrick Lemmond earned the save, his fifth of the season. Continue reading →
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The 18th-ranked Ouachita Baptist University baseball team used a seven-run first inning to cruise to a 12-7 victory over No. 30 Montevallo Sunday afternoon at Kermit A. Johnson Field.
The Tigers (18-7) had four players have a multi-hit game. Brock Green was 3-for-5, while Will Gowdy went 2-for-4. JoeDan Poulter was 2-for-5, and Drew Wurzelbacher went 2-for-3. Continue reading →
ARKADELPHIA – The 17th-ranked Ouachita Baptist University baseball team completed a doubleheader sweep of Stillman Saturday as Ouachita won the opener, 12-5, and took the second game, 6-4, at Rab Rodgers Field.
Ouachita (13-5) jumped out Stillman with nine runs in the first two innings, including five in the first in the opener. Continue reading →
Patrick Lemmond picked up his third save of the season on a game-ending double play as the third-ranked Ouachita Baptist University baseball team held off No. 23 West Alabama, 5-3, Friday afternoon at Tartt Field. Continue reading →
ARKADELPHIA – Brock Green capped a huge comeback with a walk-off home run in the second game of a doubleheader and Blake Lockwood hit his second collegiate homer – a grand slam – in the opener Saturday against Drury as the fifth-ranked Ouachita Baptist University baseball team took two from the Panthers, 11-5 and 12-10, at Rab Rodgers Field.
ARKADELPHIA – Chris Gordon homered, tripled and drove in five as the fifth-ranked Ouachita Baptist University baseball team cruised to a 12-5 victory over Truman State Friday afternoon at Rab Rodgers Field.
Gordon went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and five RBIs. JoeDan Poulter was 3-for-6 with two runs batted in and a run scored, while Derek Dibbens went 2-for-3 with three runs scored. Continue reading →
ARKADELPHIA – Drew Wurzelbacher hit a grand slam to highlight a nine-run second inning during the second game of a doubleheader as the ninth-ranked Ouachita Baptist University baseball team salvaged a split Sunday afternoon as the Tigers dropped the opening game, 5-3, but took the second contest in a rout, 14-1, at Rab Rodgers Field.