August 13- If the fences at The Snake Pit in Coppell, Texas were 337 feet, Generals 1B Mike Davis (Lambuth) would’ve given Victoria a 7-5 lead with a grand slam in the top of the 9th. Fortunately for the Copperheads, the fences measured up to 340 feet, giving Copperheads CF James Foster (Wofford) just enough room to make the final out of the game, preserving a 5-3 victory in the first game of the best-of-three Championship Series.
(Victoria, Tx) The Victoria Generals came home from Brazos Valley Monday with a 1-0 lead in the best of three semi finals series and wasted no time dispensing of the Bombers 13-2.
The East Texas Pump Jacks won more games this summer than last, finished higher in the standings, and earned home-field advantage for the playoff series in team history.
Now the Pump Jacks have to work doubly hard to achieve a different playoff result.
(Victoria, TX) The Victoria Generals just keep on winning. The Brazos Valley Bombers came to town Friday night, fighting for their playoff lives and the league leaders weren’t very accommodating as they defeated the visitors 6-2. The Texas Collegiate League regular season is winding down but the final playoff spot is still up for grabs. The Generals have locked up the the regular season championship and the #1 seed, but the Bombers and McKinney Marshalls are still in contention to qualify.
Bryan-College Station, TX (August 7, 2009) –
The first pitch thrown by Travis Smith at Driller Park in Kilgore, Texas last night set a Bombers franchise record. The start by Smith was his tenth of the season, breaking a record set by 2008 Bomber, Jim McGonigle. When Smith struck out Mike Petello to lead off the sixth inning, he tied the Bombers franchise record of strike outs in a single season at 51 with Casey Whitmer. The strike out for Smith also set the record for innings pitched in a single season set the night before by Drew Flaniken. However, Smith’s bid for his first Bomber win came up short, as the Bombers fell 8-6.
The East Texas Pump Jacks staked their claim to second place on Wednesday night in a wild, 10-9 win over the Brazos Valley Bombers at historic Driller Park. In a dramatic climax with Big 12 written all over it, Brett Nicholas lined a 3-2, two-out pitch through the left side with the bases loaded, scoring Ryan Oesterle and Greg Fontenot to win the game in walk-off fashion.
Bryan-College Station, TX (August 2, 2009) –
Joaquin Hinojosa homered and then came into pitch the ninth inning as the Brazos Valley Bombers shut out the Victoria Generals 3-0 tonight at Brazos Valley Bank Ballpark. Hinojosa tied the Bombers’ all-time home run record with his fourth home run of the season.
(Victoria, Tx) The winning streak is now 7 ! The Victoria Generals played host to the second place East Texas Pumpjacks Tuesday evening at Riverside Park and the first place team stretched their lead to 5 games with a 12-6 victory.
Victoria Generals 14 East Texas Pumpjacks 6
(Victoria, Tx) The newest expansion franchise of The Texas Collegiate League, The Victoria Generals, stretched their winning streak to 6 Monday Night with a resounding 14-6 win over the second place East Texas Pumpjacks.
(VIctoria, Tx) The Victoria Generals of the Texas Collegiate League swept the recent series with the McKinney Marshals Sunday night at Riverside Park.