Gameday mentality fuels Frame-coached Huntington U. Foresters

By STEVE KRAH http://www.IndianaRBI.com The Huntington (Ind.) University baseball team can’t control the wintry weather and the fact that they have to do almost all of their practicing indoors so far in 2019. But the Foresters won’t use that as an alibi. Mike Frame, who is in his 35th season as HU head coach, won’t … Continue reading Gameday mentality fuels Frame-coached Huntington U. Foresters

Huntington U.’s Frame embraces the relationships

By STEVE KRAH http://www.IndianaRBI.com Mike Frame has experienced plenty on the baseball field. In his 33rd season as head coach at Huntington University, he has seen plenty of hits, runs, errors, walks and strikeouts. When he started with the Foresters, Frame was not much older than the players he was leading. “I was so young,” … Continue reading Huntington U.’s Frame embraces the relationships

Veteran coach Rogers enjoys having a diamond to call his own with Leo Lions

BY STEVE KRAH http://www.IndianaRBI.com Gary Rogers finally is in charge of a baseball facility where he gets first dibs. In 32 seasons as head coach at Fort Wayne (Ind.) Bishop Luers High School, Rogers did not have an on-campus field and shared diamonds around the Summit City. At various times, the Knights practiced at Tillman … Continue reading Veteran coach Rogers enjoys having a diamond to call his own with Leo Lions

Indiana State, Rose-Hulman, IU Southeast among hot teams

BY STEVE KRAH http://www.IndianaRBI.com May is almost here and college baseball teams are gearing up for the home stretch. Two of Indiana’s hottests squads call Terre Haute home. Through April 28 NCAA Division I Indiana State (32-9) was on a five-game win streak after the Mitch Hannahs-coached Sycamores’ seventh weekend series sweep of the 2019 … Continue reading Indiana State, Rose-Hulman, IU Southeast among hot teams

Stambazze keeping minds in motion for Whitko Wildcats

By STEVE KRAH http://www.IndianaRBI.com First-year head coach Bob Stambazze says he wants his baseball players at Whitko Junior-Senior High School in South Whitley, Ind., to process the game. “Your mind is constantly in motion,” says Stambazze. “We do chalk talk and go through (defensive) scenarios. Every play, everyone has a responsibility. Who to back up … Continue reading Stambazze keeping minds in motion for Whitko Wildcats

Vet coach Goodmiller now leading Norwell Knights baseball

By STEVE KRAH http://www.IndianaRBI.com Coaching baseball at the levels he has for decades has been rewarding for Dave Goodmiller. “I like high school and college so much because you see kids who get physically stronger and mature,” says Goodmiller. “It’s a time of growth — physically, mentally and skill-wise.” “I really like developing the kids. That’s … Continue reading Vet coach Goodmiller now leading Norwell Knights baseball

Mollenkopf entering 14th season of leading Caston Comets

By STEVE KRAH http://www.IndianaRBI.com Baseball is a big deal at a small school in Fulton County, Ind. The Comets of Caston Junior/Senior High School (an IHSAA Class 1A member with an enrollment of about 215 in the top four grades) take pride in their facility — known as the “The Crater” — and the ball that is … Continue reading Mollenkopf entering 14th season of leading Caston Comets

Roth, Roy now leading Grace Lancers on, off the baseball diamond

By STEVE KRAH http://www.IndianaRBI.com Grace College baseball wants workers. “Having the discipline to do the work is what gets you to the ability,” says Ryan Roth, co-head coach of the Winona Lake, Ind.-based Lancers. “Work ethic is a form of discipline. “I think it’s necessary. It’s a non-negotiable.” Roth, who has as been on the … Continue reading Roth, Roy now leading Grace Lancers on, off the baseball diamond

IU, Purdue bow out in D-I regionals; Indiana’s 36 other college baseball teams wrap up 2018 season

By STEVE KRAH http://www.IndianaRBI.com The state’s two Big Ten schools — Indiana University and Purdue University — both saw the 2018 college baseball season come to a close at the NCAA Regional level. Minnesota and Ohio State were the other two conference schools to get an NCAA bid. The Chris Lemonis-coached Hoosiers (40-19) went 2-2 at the … Continue reading IU, Purdue bow out in D-I regionals; Indiana’s 36 other college baseball teams wrap up 2018 season

IU, Purdue bow out in D-I regionals; Indiana’s 36 other college baseball teams wrap up 2018 season

By STEVE KRAH http://www.IndianaRBI.com The state’s two Big Ten schools — Indiana University and Purdue University — both saw the 2018 college baseball season come to a close at the NCAA Regional level. Minnesota and Ohio State were the other two conference schools to get an NCAA bid. The Chris Lemonis-coached Hoosiers (40-19) went 2-2 at the … Continue reading IU, Purdue bow out in D-I regionals; Indiana’s 36 other college baseball teams wrap up 2018 season