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Baseball Falls to West

The Lakota East Thunderhawks lost to the Firebirds of Lakota West last night 9-3. West got up early on the Hawks 1-0 but Junior Ryan Middendorf struck out three in a row to end the 2nd inning. Middendorf had six strikeouts total in the game. The Thunderhawks in the 4th innings down 4-0 answered with […]

Baseball Falls to Mason

The Lakota East Thunderhawks lost a close one to Mason, 4-3, on a very windy Tuesday night. It was a pitching duel of two future D-1 pitchers, Andy Almquist and Rodney Hutchinson. Almquist accumulated five strikeouts and unfortunately, Mason was able to string some key hits together to take the lead and not look back. […]

Baseball Falls to Mason

The Thunderhawks played the Mason Comets last Friday to a full house at Prasco Park. The Hawks lost 4-1 but not because of pitching. Austin Hatfield pitched extremely well on six hits, three strikeouts, and only one earned run. The Lakota East Baseball team collected five hits off the bats of Neil Shaw (2-3), Mykelti […]

Baseball Back to Winning Ways

The Lakota East Thunderhawks got back to their winning ways with a 6-1 win over the Sycamore Aviators on Thursday. Ryan Middendorf, with two saves under his belt already, got the start and was incredible. He pitched a complete game with 8 strikeouts, 4 hits, and only one run. The Hawk’s offense collected 8 hits […]

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Tide Dry Cleaners Team of the Week – Baseball

Lakota East Baseball Team This weeks Lakota East Team of the Week is the Baseball Team.  The team has a 5-5 overall record and is 4-2 in the GMC. They recently defeated Sycamore 6-1 and will play Mason in the Cincinnati Reds Futures Showcase this Friday, April 17th at Prasco Park in Mason, Ohio.   […]

Hayden Senger and Tara Manning Named PUTTER’S Athletes of the Week – 4/17/15

HAYDEN SENGER Hayden is a senior on the East Baseball Team Hayden has overcome off-season ACL surgery and returned back behind the plate. He is currently hitting .353 and providing outstanding defense behind the plate. Hayden was 1team All-State in 2014. TARA MANNING Tara is a junior on the East Softball Team Tara is a […]

Baseball Drops 2 GMC Games

Lakota East lost a heartbreaker to crosstown rival Lakota West 2-1 in 8 innings Tuesday night. Senior Andy Almquist pitched lights out collecting 9 strikeouts over 7 innings. Almquist only gave up one run and 7 hits. The Thunderhawks had five hits over the 8 innings, unfortunately, couldn’t string enough together to get the win. […]

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Baseball is BACK!!! Hawks play 3 over weekend.

Finally, after six days of rain, Mother Nature allowed the sun to come out and the Thunderhawks got to play baseball last Friday. The Hawks came out in strong fashion with a 23-1 win over the Sycamore Aviators. Lakota East in just five innings accumulated 14 hits led by Kaleb Lepper (2B, 4 RBI), Jefferson […]

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Alumni: Noah Buettgen (’10) Earns A-10 Pitcher of the Week Honors

The Atlantic 10 Conference released its players of the week for baseball on Monday and named University of Dayton senior Noah Buettgen (Lakota East Class of 2010) as the Pitcher of the Week.  Buettgen had a career day in the 11-1 in over La Salle on Saturday, striking out 12 batters and walking none while […]

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Baseball Starts Season 3-1

Lakota East started the 2015 season with a home opener win, 7-4 over GMC opponent Oak Hills on Monday, March 30th.  Andy Almquist got the opening day nod on the mound. After giving up two runs in the first, Almquist settled down to four scoreless innings and tallied seven strikeouts. Cameron Davis pitched the sixth […]

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