Bisons Fall to Greater Latrobe

The Bisons dropped a 4-1 decision to Latrobe in the consolation game of the Altoona Curve Classic. Thomas Summers went 2 for 3 with a pair of doubles and Curtis Collins also ripped a double. Josh Kennedy drove in the Bisons run, scoring Josh Sorbera. Deven Jones was the losing pitcher.

The Scarlet Dragons of Central High were the tournament champions, defeating Hollidaysburg in the finals.

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Hard Luck Bisons Drop a Close One

In the first round of the 2014 Curve Classic, the Bisons last inning rally fell short in a 10-8 loss to the Altoona Mountain Lions. Logan Puit and Jon Janocko had 2 hits each for the Bisons and Cole Kephart drove in two runs. Janocko suffered the loss on the mound after relieving starter Thomas Summers.

Clearfield plays tomorrow at Peoples Natural Gas Field as the Classic continues. They will take on either Hollidaysburg or Greater Latrobe at 12:30 PM.

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Bisons Game at Penns Valley Suspended

After 11 innings, with the score tied 3-3, the Bisons game played at Penns Valley was called due to darkness. It will be picked up in the top of the 12th when the Rams visit Clearfield on May 6th.

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Another Tough One Run Loss for the Bisons

In his first varsity start, sophomore pitcher Brandon Orsich pitched a complete game holding the undefeated Central Scarlet Dragons to only four hits in a 2-1 loss. The Bisons played errorless defense but left 10 runners on in a well played game on the Dragons home field.

Josh Kennedy scored the Bisons only run while Spencer Herrington, Curtis Collins, and Kennedy had their only hits.

The loss drops the Bisons record to 0-3, all three by just a one run margin. Their long string of road games continues tomorrow with a trip to Bellefonte.

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Bisons Drop a Close One to BEA

The Bisons dropped a heartbreaker, 13-12, to the Eagles despite a 12 hit barrage by the offense. Cole Kephart led the hit parade with a single, double and triple. Curt Collins scored 4 times, collecting 2 hits, and Josh Sorbera added two hits. Jon Janocko doubled and drove in two runs. The Bisons used 4 pitchers, with Thomas Summers taking the loss in relief of Janocko.

The Bisons next travel to Martinsburg to take on the Central Scarlet Dragons tomorrow, April 2nd.

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Bisons Lose Opener to Huntingdon 7-6

The Bisons opened the season at Huntingdon, losing a heartbreaker to the Huntingdon Bearcats on the Juniata College Field.

The hosts scored an unearned run in the bottom of the sixth to edge the Bisons 7-6. The Clearfield offense outhit the Bearcats 10 to 7 with Thomas Summers driving in 3 runs on 3 hits. Curtis Collins doubled and singled and Cole Kephart added two hits.

Jon Janocko was the tough luck loser after relieving Summers in the 4th. Hunter Price was the winning pitcher.

The Bisons travel to Bald Eagle Area on Monday, March 31st. Eight of their first nine games are on the road.

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Bisons game at Central postponed until April 2nd

The Bisons game at Central was postponed due to cold weather and rescheduled for Wednesday, April 2nd.

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Clearfield Baseball Association Announces Winners of St. Patrick’s Day Gun Giveaway

The drawing was held on March 17th and the winners are:

  • Richard Kritzer – Henry Lever Action 22 cal. rifle
  • Lester Stover – Marlin XL7 30-06
  • Eric Heitsenrather – Savage Axir with scope
  • Dave Reed – Remington 870 Exp 12 guage
  • John Cekovsky – Remington 7600 pump action rifle

The association wishes to thank all those who participated in the fundraiser. Winners may pick up their guns at Bob’s Army – Navy store in downtown Clearfield.

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2014 Bison Baseball Varsity Roster

* indicates returning lettermen
Nate Brady11#27P
Noah Cline11#42B,SS,OF
Curtis Collins *12#22OF
Dan Collins *11#233B,C
Spencer Herrington *11#162B,SS
Jon Janocko *12#171B,P
Devin Jones *12#14P
Josh Kennedy *11#93B,OF
Cole Kephart *11#6SS
Brandon Orsich10#28P,2B
Logan Puit10#25OF,C
Sawyer Rowles *11#12OF
Erik Sellers *11#241B,3B
Josh Sorbera *11#21C
Thomas Summers *11#2P,1B
Zach Timchak *12#18OF

Coaches: Sid Lansberry, Brandon Billotte, Chris Peacock, Ed Yeager, Adam Jury

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2014 Bison Baseball Varsity Schedule

March 15at Neshannock (Newcastle, PA) (scrimmage)1:00 PM
March 19at Allegany (Cumberland, MD) (scrimmage)4:30 PM
March 25at Central4:30 PM
March 28Huntingdon (HOME)4:30 PM
March 31at Bald Eagle Area4:30 PM
April 3at Bellefonte4:30 PM
April 7at Penns Valley4:30 PM
April 8Tyrone (HOME)4:30 PM
April 11at Altoona (Curve Tournament)12:30 PM
April 12at Hollidaysburg or Greater Latrobe (Curve Tournament)TBA
April 13Curve Tournament FinalTBA
April 14Philipsburg-Osceola (HOME)4:30 PM
April 17Central (HOME)4:30 PM
April 21Dubois (HOME)4:30 PM
April 22at Huntingdon4:30 PM
April 25Bald Eagle Area (HOME)4:30 PM
April 28Bellefonte (HOME)4:30 PM
May 1at Tyrone4:30 PM
May 2at Punxsutawney4:15 PM
May 6Penns Valley (HOME)4:30 PM
May 7at Brookville4:15 PM
May 9at Philipsburg-Osceola4:30 PM
District PlayoffsTBATBA
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