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Jeremiah Kirsch, Staff Writer

April 18, 2020

As it has been over five weeks since a sports contest has been held in the United States, professional leagues are brainstorming all solutions imaginable. Professional sports are businesses and they are exploring ways they can mitigate losses during the COVID-19 Pandemic. This means attempting to find c...

Pandemics and Profits

Pandemics and Profits

Jeremiah Kirsch, Staff Writer

April 5, 2020

On March 11, the sports community was brought to an abrupt and unanticipated halt. The coronavirus pandemic had reached the U.S., and the sports world was one of the first industries impacted. First, games were planned to proceed without fans, but the inevitable occured. The NCAA canceled its marquee M...

SLU Baseball Off to a Great Start Ahead of Home Opener

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Mishal Mustaque, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Billikens baseball kicked off in the middle of February with plenty of promise. The Bills are 6-4 so far overall, with only two slightly worrying defeats against No. 2 Vanderbilt, 2-10, and a 1-16 loss this past Sunday, March 11, against Villanova. Saint Louis scored first in the matchup against Villanova, only ...

What’s all the Buzz???

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Jeremiah Kirsch, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

As the first day of classes was in full swing at SLU, Major League Baseball completed and released their final report on the investigation of the Houston Astros for using impermissible technology to steal opponents signals. According to the report, the evidence was damning and several members of the Astr...

Billiken Baseball Flys Into Conference Play

Luke Matheny throws a pitch in the Billikens extra innings loss to Mizzou. The Bills return to conference play this weekend at UMass. Photo Courtesy of Billiken Athletics

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

Billiken baseball kicked off conference play last weekend with a three-game series against the Dayton Flyers at home. The series started on Friday, March 22 and spanned the weekend. The Billikens came into the game fresh off a win over 23rd ranked Illinois. The Bills have historically played w...

Baseball opens strong in Alabama, California to begin non-conference play

Baseball opened up play in Alabama two weeks ago followed by a trip out west to L.A.  The Bills look to defend their A-10 title this spring and made it back to an NCAA regional.  Photo Courtesy of Billiken Athletics.

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Billikens baseball is coming off a season that other Division One programs would die for. Coach Darin Hendrickson’s Bills won the A-10 regular season and conference tournament championships, set a school record for a winning streak with 15 consecutive victories, won 38 games, made an appearance in...

Baseball Rolls Past Flyers

Focus: Senior Alex Case makes contact with the ball at the Billiken Sports Center.

Monica Ryan, Associate Sports Editor

April 19, 2018

Billiken baseball has been slaughtering its A-10 opponents one by one. The men are currently 11-1 in the A-10 with the only A-10 adversary they’ve lost to being VCU. They went 3-0 against St. Joseph’s, 2-1 vs. VCU, and now they have swept UMASS and Dayton.

Win Streak Snapped

HITTING: Senior infiedler Alex King warms up on the way to the batter box. King leads the team with 22 RBIs, 24 hits, three homeruns and six stolen bases.

Monica Ryan, Associate Sports Editor

April 7, 2018

Baseball is hot right now after setting a 15-game win streak, the longest streak in program history, and the longest in NCAA D1 baseball this season. They lead the Atlantic 10 with a 5-1 record and have an overall record of 18-8. Over the weekend, VCU came to SLU to play a three-game series. Their visit ...

Baseball Sweeps Purdue, Extends Win Streak To 11

Junior right-handed pitcher Miller Hogan works on the mound. Hogan pitched three innings of relief against Chicago State and currently holds a team low 2.32 ERA.

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

The Billikens opened up the 2018 season with a trip down to Kissimmee, Florida over the Feb. 16 weekend for the Sunshine State Classic. The Bills played four games in the tournament and came out with a 1-3 record, taking a win against Pittsburgh. The early season tournaments continued Thursday, Feb. 22 when th...

Baseball swept in 3-game series vs. Fordham

Baseball swept in 3-game series vs. Fordham

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May 1, 2015

The Saint Louis University baseball team traveled to the Bronx to play a three-game series against Fordham, from April 24-26. On April 24, Fordham scored two runs early in the second inning. The Billiken offense was shut down until the top of the fifth, when freshman shortstop Alex King put SLU on th...

Baseball extends win streak

Baseball extends win streak

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April 23, 2015

Defeats UMass and SIUE for 28-12 record Playing at home, the Billiken baseball team continued its winning streak this week with a three-game sweep of Massachusetts, on April 17-18 and a 17-4 thrashing of SIUE on Wednesday, April 22. The victories bring the team’s overall record to 28-12, with a 9-...

Baseball 2-for-3 in series vs. La Salle

Baseball 2-for-3 in series vs. La Salle

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April 16, 2015

Clay Smith earns second-most wins in SLU history The Billikens returned to the Billiken Sports Complex to play La Salle in a three-game series from April 10-12. On Friday, April 10, SLU and La Salle exchanged runs throughout the game, which resulted in a 6-6 tie heading into the ninth inning. La Sal...

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