Sports: Bartels Wins Battle of Aces as Belmont Takes Classic Over Wilmington

Photo: Cole Bartels before Wednesday game.  The spectators came early to find good seats on a brisk sunny Wednesday morning game at Belmont’s Branden Grant Field, as nearly a dozen major league scouts turned up with radar guns and reporters for the daily newspapers were out in force. The game was a rare meeting around these parts […]

Belmont High’s Pitching Ace Bartels Commits to Penn State

Photo: Cole Bartels.  Belmont High School’s rising senior ace Cole Bartels has verbally committed to attend Division 1 Penn State University.  The big, lanky right-hander, named the MVP of the Middlesex League and selected as a Boston Globe All-Scholastic this season, will be heading to State College, Penn. after his high school eligibility ends to pitch for the Nittany Lions in the […]