That one time Mark Payton faced Roger Clemens

That one time Mark Payton faced Roger Clemens

With Roger Clemens coming to PNC Field tonight … In 2012, Roger Clemens pitched an inning of the University of Texas alumni game. Batting third for the Longhorns that day: Mark Payton. Payton, the RailRiders outfielder, paid attention to the first two hitters....
Postgame notes: Higashioka headed for doctor

Postgame notes: Higashioka headed for doctor

A few notes from the clubhouse after tonight’s game. Higashioka leaves game Catcher Kyle Higashioka left Wednesday’s game between the bottom of the seventh and top of the eighth inning. Higashioka hit a high flyout to left in the seventh, then Eddy...
AOW EXTRAS: Mid Valley’s Abbie Mills

AOW EXTRAS: Mid Valley’s Abbie Mills

Here’s more from Marty Myers’ interview with the final Athlete of the Week for the 2016-17 school year, Mid Valley’s Abbie Mills. Sports teams you follow: New York Yankees, but that’s about it. Why did you want to go to the state final to see the...
AOW EXTRAS: Wallenpaupack’s Austin Gilpin

AOW EXTRAS: Wallenpaupack’s Austin Gilpin

The Wallenpaupack senior is part of the reason the Buckhorns are enjoying the best season in program history. Here, he talks more about winning a state quarterfinal, what it’s like to be in a rotation with fellow senior Aaron Husson, and what would happen if the...