The NCOE Fighting Cardinal baseball team jumped into IHSA Class 1A Regional Baseball Tournament play Thursday afternoon when they played host to the Galatia Bearcats. With two wins already under their belts against the Bearcats thus far this season, the Fighting Cardinals were hoping [Read more…]
The Norris City-Omaha-Enfield Fighting Cardinal baseball team welcomed the Woodlawn Cardinals to town Saturday morning. Both sets of Cardinals were in hopes of claiming the IHSA Class 1A Regional Championship trophy and a berth into Sectional play. [Read more…]
The Norris City-Omaha-Enfield Fighting Cardinal baseball team wrapped up their regular season play by playing host to the Wayne City Indians Monday afternoon in a non conference matchup. [Read more…]
The Norris City-Omaha-Enfield Fighting Cardinal baseball team wrapped up their week Tuesday afternoon by welcoming Greater Egyptian Conference member Pope County to town.
Both teams came up empty on the scoring end in the first inning to leave the game scoreless. Second inning action would find the Fighting Cardinals scoring the first run of the game to claim the 1-0 lead. Another run in the bottom of the third inning would stretch the Fighting Cardinal lead to two runs. This 2-0 score would remain until the top of the fifth inning. At this time, the Pirates would score their first run of the game to narrow the NCOE lead to just one run, 2-1. The Fighting Cardinals wasted little time in getting this run back as well as stretching their lead out to seven runs when they came alive for three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning followed up by another three run inning in the bottom of the sixth inning. This much needed offense allowed the Fighting Cardinals to walk away with the 8-1 victory
Jack Riggs led the NCOE offense with three hits followed closely by Ty Lane with two hits. Others with one hit in the game were Trey Simmons, Lucas Browning, Nathaniel Wilson, and CJ Richardson. Those being credited with an RBI in the game were Simmons, Riggs, Browning, Lane, and Wilson. Those scoring runs in the contest were Jack Riggs (3), Houston Money (2), Nathaniel Wilson (1), Lucas Browning (1), and Trey Simmons (1).
Ty Lane went the distance for the Fighting Cardinals on the bump as he allowed just one run on seven hits and struck out five.
The Fighting Cardinal Baseball team got their week underway Monday afternoon out of conference play when the Eldorado Eagles came to town.
This contest started out as a defensive battle as neither team could plate a run in the first inning of play. This drought came to an end in the top of [Read more…]