Month: June 2019

‘The Mullet’ Helps Renegades Move Into Second Place

BY NICK ROBINSON milehighcbl@gmail.com COLORADO SPRINGS — With two victories (8-5, 9-3) on Wednesday afternoon against Batter’s Box, the Colorado Springs Renegades have leaped to second place in the MHCBL standings, as the second-half of the season begins. “It feels good,” Renegades catcher Randy Good said. “We really don’t focus on really anything other than… Read more »

Smoot Takes 2019 Home-Run Derby Crown

milehighcbl@gmail.com DENVER — Jade Smoot, outfielder for the Colorado Cyclones, was a last-minute write-in for the 2019 Home-Run Derby at Regency Athletic Complex on Tuesday evening. “It’s crazy, one of my teammates backed out,” Smoot said. “He played in the All-Star game and didn’t want to do it (the home-run derby). I was the next… Read more »

Metrics And Technology Help Showcase Players At Scout Day

BY NICK ROBINSON milehighcbl@gmail.com DENVER — MHCBL co-owner Jason Hirsh showcased 30 players to area college coaches in the league’s fourth scout day. “Historically, the MHCBL does it every year,” Hirsh said. “We missed it last year, with the transition of Amanda (Kubec) and I taking over the league. We had to figure out the… Read more »

Choate Helps Khaos Hold Off Late Rally From Collegians

BY NICK ROBINSON milehighcbl@gmail.com LITTLETON — Colorado Khaos was able to hold off the Spradley Collegians 8-7, despite a monstrous outing from Colton Talton (4-5, 3 HR’s, 6 RBI’s) on Wednesday afternoon from Littleton High School. “You try not to worry about what other guys are doing – just really focus in on what we’re doing,”… Read more »

Garver Helps Generals Find Momentum In Sweep Of Bandits

BY NICK ROBINSON milehighcbl@gmail.com FORT COLLINS – After starting the season 0-3, the Denver Generals have found their stride, winning four of five games. The most recent came on Saturday afternoon against the Northern Colorado Bandits, as they defeated them by final scores of 8-4 and 9-1 at City Park. “We are finding momentum and… Read more »

Medina Leads Batter’s Box To 6-2 Victory Over Prime Academy

BY NICK ROBINSON milehighcbl@gmail.com AURORA — A four run second inning powered Batter’s Box to defeat Prime Academy by a final score of 6-2 on Friday afternoon at Overland High School. “I thought we came out today and really swung the bat well,” Batter’s Box shortstop Zach Medina said. “Getting guys in position to score… Read more »

Dollar Beer Night – A Staple At Runyon Park

BY NICK ROBINSON milehighcbl@gmail.com PUEBLO — During his second year at the helm of the Spradley Collegians, Tony Pechek was seeking for a way to showcase his squad to the public. Pechek and his close friends quickly came up with an idea that would stick in the community for six years running. “We didn’t have… Read more »

Anderson’s Six Hits And Four RBI’s Lead Generals To Sweep Of Renegades

BY NICK ROBINSON milehighcbl@gmail.com COLORADO SPRINGS— After an 0-3 start to the season, the Denver Generals handed the Colorado Springs Renegades two losses by final scores of 6-4 and 11-4, on Sunday afternoon at Mountain Lion Park. “We knew things would start going sometime soon,” Denver third baseman Matt Anderson said. “We have a lot… Read more »

Thunder Academy Hands Cyclones First Loss Of Season

BY NICK ROBINSON milehighcbl@gmail.com BROOMFIELD— After being swept just a day earlier in Colorado Springs, Thunder Academy answered with a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Cyclones at Legacy High School on Wednesday evening. “We had a lot of guys missing yesterday,” Thunder Academy head coach Darron Cox said. We were down about six guys. But… Read more »

Shaw Powers Renegade To Sweep Of Thunder Academy

BY NICK ROBINSON milehighcbl@gmail.com COLORADO SPRINGS — Behind the stick of New Mexico Highlands University (Las Vegas, NM) junior third baseman Mitchell Shaw, the Colorado Springs Renegades were able to handle Thunder Academy by final scores of 11-3 and 7-6 at UCCS Ballpark on Tuesday afternoon. “We are really clicking as a team,” Shaw said.… Read more »