With two weeks remaining in the regular season, two men sit atop the hit board for the Hornets. Senior Kyle Gaines and and Junior Grant Lorenzen have been neck and neck all season long.
Gaines currently leads Lorenzen by four hits, but this has been a race that has gone back
While not currently reflected in the W/L, the C-Team has made long strides in their season so far. Head Coach Jason Holmes and the C-Teamers has weathered through some early-season blowouts to catch up to their competition.
The best examples of this were the final two games in the NKC C-Team
Monday was a memorable and emotional night for the Hornet Varsity and JV teams as they faced off against their respective squads from Oak Park at T-Bones Stadium, home of the Kansas City T-Bones.
Officially, the JV team took game one 4-1 and the Varsity lost a pitching duel 1-0. But
North Kansas City High School has had a baseball program since the 1940's. In the nearly 80 years of the program, the Hornets have had 10 players move on to professional baseball or drafted. Of those men, only four advanced to the minor leagues, and of that list, only two
Senior shortstop and pitcher, Kyle Gaines participated in National Signing Day on Wednesday and has selected State Fair Community College in Sedalia as the place he will continue his athletic career. The Roadrunners will be getting an aggressive and strong-willed pitcher and shortstop who is currently leading the Hornets in
The Hornets JV team will take next week off, so we figured this was a great chance to check in on the club and see their progress. The while idea of JV squad isn't built around wins so there's much more below the 1-6 record. JV Coach Tim Bruns and
The Hornets have their schedule for next week's Oak Park Varsity Tournament. In the Pool Play rounds, April 16-18, Northtown will take on Excelsior Springs (5-2), Platte County (3-3), and Park Hill (5-5).
The format of the tournament is that following the opening pool rounds, the teams will be re-seeded. They
The field of eight is set for the North Kansas City 9th Annual C-Team Tournament to be hosted at Macken Park.
Teams from across the Northland will face off to find out who's next generation is the best.
Full coverage of the tournament can be found on the C-Team Tournament page.
Mother Nature needs to take some tips from the Hornets because they are red hot right now. Wednesday, the Varsity squad capped off their third and fourth straight victories against Ruskin (18-13) and Chrisman (12-2). The sweep makes the second straight doubleheader sweep for the club and brings their winning