Sports: Belmont Baseball Punches Ticket Early For 14th Playoff Trip

Photo: Nate Espelsda After a mid-season stumble in the past fortnight, Belmont High School Baseball appears to have straightened out some nagging problems on the mound and at the plate. The result: two wins on Friday and Monday, securing the Marauders’ 14th trip to the Division 2 North Sectional playoffs. On Friday, the 13th, Belmont Head […]

Sports: Christofori Steps In To Put Belmont Baseball Back On Winning Ways

Photo: Another unearned run in the second for Belmont. After losing its first two games of the season in the past week, and with upstart Watertown breathing down its neck midway through its game on a blustery Monday afternoon, May 9, Belmont High School Baseball Head Coach Jim Brown was wondering who could spark the […]

Sports: Belmont Remain Undefeated With Shutout Win Over Woburn

Photo: Belmont sophomore southpaw Nate Espeline. Break up the Marauders! After its 3-0 shutout win Monday afternoon, April 25 over Woburn behind another stellar outing from sophomore southpaw Nate Espelin (a two-hit, six strikeout workmanlike afternoon), Belmont High Baseball has been playing some of the best baseball in the state. Monday’s victory at the Grant was Belmont’s […]

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 […]

Sports: Bartels’ Arm, Bat Lead Marauders Over Concord Carlisle in Opener

Photo: Cole “Stone” Bartels You knew that senior pitching sensation Cole Bartels can win a game with his right arm. Yesterday, Monday, April 11, the senior captain showed that he could win a few with his bat. In Belmont High’s season opener (move over, Red Sox) at Grant Field, the Division 1 commit showed mid-season […]

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 […]

Bartels One-Hitter Not Enough for Belmont as Season Ends at Danvers

Photo: Junior pitcher Cole Bartels. A throwing miscue with two outs in the bottom of the fourth allowed a pair of unearned runs to cross the plate and ended the 2015 season for Belmont High School Baseball, as the Marauders came out on the short end of a 3-1 loss to host and number-one seed […]

Baseball: Belmont, Bartels Show Their Best Beating Wilmington in Playoff Opener

Photo: Junior Cole Bartels pitching Belmont to first-round victory over Wilmington. Belmont High School Baseball played its best game of the season at the most opportune time as the Marauders handed hosts Wilmington High School Wildcats an 8-1 loss in a first-round of the Division 3 North Sectional playoffs played under sunny skies on Thursday afternoon, […]

Belmont Baseball Heading to Wilmington for First Round of Playoffs

Photo: Belmont High School Baseball. In a meeting between eight and nine seeds, Belmont High School Baseball will be take on Middlesex League partner Wilmington High School in the first round of the MIAA Div. 2 North Sectional playoffs. The teams, both 11-9, will meet on Thursday, June 4, at 4 p.m. at Wilmington High School.  […]

Late-Inning Heroics (Again) Gives Belmont High Baseball Another Win

Photo: Nick Call about to celebrate his game winning single against Wakefield. “I’m too old for this,” said Belmont High School Head Baseball Coach Jim Brown. After seeing the team blow a two-run lead in the top of the 7th inning against Wakefield, Brown was standing in the third base coaching box watching the Marauders load […]