Maple City's Jared Jonkman defends his Golden Bat title at the 2018 Hometown Days Home Run Derby
NEW CARLISLE- Just as he did in 2017, Jared Jonkman of the Maple City Magic took home the Golden Bat by winning the 2018 Hometown Days Home Run Derby at The Wiffleball Championship. Unlike last year, the wind was not howling in which made for an exciting show for all of the players and fans in attendance. The Friday night festivities kicked off The Wiffleball Championship weekend and were followed by the annual fireworks show. With 36 competitors in the Derby, it ended up co
Maple City takes both games on the road to take a commanding 2-0 series lead over the Heat
HUDSON LAKE- For the 4th time in 5 years, the Maple City Magic and Hudson Lake Heat are meeting up in the postseason as these two American League rivals once again kicked off another playoff series. However, for the first time these two teams are meeting up with a trip to the World Series on the line. Maple City has taken two out of the three playoff series including their ALDS series win en route to their first ORWBL World Series Championship. The Heat had a much improved
Panthers, Billy Goats split Games 1 & 2 as the NLCS shifts to Panther Park.
GRANGER- For the first time in quite some time, the National League Championship Series kicked off without the power house New Carlisle Newts after the Panthers eliminated the 2 time defending National League Champions and 3 time ORWBL World Series Champions. With the landscape of the league changing, younger teams have come into this league and experienced more success than in previous times. The 2018 NLCS features two teams located in Granger as the 2nd year Granger Panthe
Maple City, Hudson Lake, Granger, and Twin Branch advance to the League Championships.
It is crazy how time flies, as we are now just days away from Games 1 and 2 of the AL & NLCS. Just a few months ago, 14 teams began their quest at winning an ORWBL World Series and after the opening week of the playoffs, 10 teams so their season come to an end. Just a few days prior to the playoffs, we unfortunately had to notify Cabo that they would not be eligible for the postseason due to numerous missed series. And so the 2018 postseason moved on with 13 teams as the Ame
AL Playoff Preview: Can the Magic repeat?
6. Gardena Golden Showers (3-21, 17.0 GB) It’s been a tough inaugural season for this Caleb Martin-led squad from Michigan City. The Golden Showers were winless entering the final week of the season until they picked up a series sweep thanks to Cabo forfeiting the series. Had Cabo been able to play the series, there’s a good possibility we’d be looking at the first winless season in ORWBL history. Thankfully for Gardena, that isn’t the case but they do have some work to do in
2018 Playoff Preview: National League, The outlook of all seven NL teams vying for a trip to the ORW
NEW CARLISLE- The 2018 ORWBL regular season has come and gone and we are now looking ahead at the start of the playoffs. Will the Magic repeat and begin to cement themselves as an ORWBL dynasty, or will a new powerhouse emerge? Today we take a look back at the season that was for the NL and offer our best predictions for how things will play out. 7. Rolling Prairie Emery’s Army (8-16, 9.0 GB) A proven, veteran team like Emery’s is never going to give 100% in any regular seaso