News
News Home
Quick Bites
Exploradio
News Archive
News Channel
Special Features
NPR
nowplaying
On AirNewsClassical
Loading...
  
School Closings
WKSU Support
Funding for WKSU is made possible in part through support from the following businesses and organizations.

Wayside Furniture

NOCHE

Cedar Point


For more information on how your company or organization can support WKSU, download the WKSU Media Kit.

(WKSU Media Kit PDF icon )


Donate Your Vehicle to WKSU

Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us
Sports


The weather has been very, very good to Kent State baseball
Coach says the warm winter played a role in his team's making it to the Super Regionals for the first time in its history; but he also credits a lot more
by WKSU's M.L. SCHULTZE


Web Editor
M.L. Schultze
 
Despite threatening skies during Kent State's last practice in Kent before the Super Regionals, coach Stricklin says even the weather has been good for his team this year.
Courtesy of M.L. Schutlze
Download (WKSU Only)
In The Region:

Kent State’s baseball team is heading for Oregon, where it will play in the NCAA Super Regionals this weekend. And the winner of the double elimination tournament will go on to the College World Series. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze says the head coach is crediting a broad mix of things for the team’s unprecedented success.

SCHULTZE: Weather plus

Other options:
Windows Media / MP3 Download (1:01)



Perhaps more than anyone in Northeast Ohio, Scott Stricklin loved the record warm temperatures Northeast Ohio had this winter.

That’s because Stricklin is head coach of the Kent State baseball team, and the weather allowed his team to do something northern college baseball teams rarely get to do: practice – outside.

“It helped out a lot. We were on the field I believe it was January 20th… We’ve been able to get out. WE inner squaded early on. And before we played our first game at Georgia Tech we were on the field for three or four weeks. The last  game, our first game of the season against Georgia Tech, we hadn’t been outside yet. The first time we were outside was game one.”

Stricklin also credits players like pitcher David Starn, who went in the seventh round of the Major League Baseball draft this week, a catcher named David Lyons, who lasted through all 21-innings of a regional game against Kentucky last weekend, and what Stricklin calls a whole team of “blue collar tough kids” who love the game. 


Add Your Comment
Name:

Location:

E-mail: (not published, only used to contact you about your comment)


Comments:




 
Page Options

Print this page

E-Mail this page / Send mp3

Share on Facebook




Stories with Recent Comments

Ohio survey shows low-income people are choosing phones over food
Where is this study published? no sign of it on google scholar. is there a cite

The Akron Sound rocks the porches
fabulous group interview! you covered so much in so little time. wish i could be there for porch rockr.

Head of Ohio Dems says Kasich administration is lying about Suarez contacts
when Kasich's mouth is open , he's lying. Look what he did at Lehmans brothers and then lied about it all during the campaign. If a GOP didn't lie, he or she ...

Canton's Basilica of St. John absorbs news of the pope at morning Mass
Hello Chris,Marina,and Patrice, I just read this article and you all look great. I'm on facebook Jean Dutcher in blue and white stripped blouse. I"M so glad to ...

Exploradio: Avoiding the 'acting-white' trap
Growing-up black and being black should not determine that you will not speak well or will not be a high achiever in your goals in life.But society te nds to la...

Charter-school supporters to rally at Statehouse
I am on the bus now headed to the rally. Horizon is an excellent school. My son is is 7 th grade. The teachers and administrators are top notch and spend so m...

Former Nursing Home Land Added to Parks
In addition, LED technology also plays a very important role in advertising- LED placard is very, very useful for shop owners.

Ohio Supreme Court hears arguments on school funding
That's not true. Other school districts HAVE followed this law and done this. Oakhills is one of them and how they were able to provide technology for their s...

Death and beauty at Cleveland's Museum of Contemporary Art
What a disgusting story to air at lunch time.

Ohio Supreme Court grills attorneys on flooding and million-dollar fixes
Perhaps the State of Ohio should take the lead and implement state wide water shed districts that would collect minimum fees. The funds could then be distribute...

Copyright © 2014 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

 
In Partnership With:

NPR PRI Kent State University

listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University