Approximately 700 people attended the Opening Day Ceremonies of the Brewer High School Baseball and Softball programs this past Saturday. The day long event included a Moms’ Softball Throw Contest, Dads’ Homerun Derby, Timed Base-Running for the kids, and performances by the Brewer drum line and cheerleaders. Continue reading
Changes galore. That’s what Realignment Day brought to local schools as the University Interscholastic League released its official district configurations for football (2016-18) and basketball (2016-17) and other U.I.L. activities on Monday morning. Continue reading
by A.C. Hall
When the softball and baseball teams of Brewer High School next step on the field, they’ll feel an unfamiliar substance under their cleats. Turf is being installed at the softball and baseball fields in preparation for the 2016 season. This $1.4 million project was approved by the WSISD Board of Trustees in November with a completion date set for mid-January. Continue reading
The 2015 Brewer High School Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees were honored during pre-game of the Brewer vs. Western Hills game on Sept. 4, as well as during an Induction Ceremony on Sept. 5. The Athletic Hall of Fame now includes 31 inductees. Continue reading
With just three weeks remaining in the regular season the Bears baseball team is looking for every win they can get. Unfortunately, a recent string of losses continued on Friday night as Wichita Falls put up 11 runs to beat the Bears 11 – 3. Continue reading
by A.C. Hall
Brewer alumnus and Major League Baseball catcher Kelly Shoppach took part in the annual alumni baseball game last month as he and other Brewer graduates took on this year’s varsity team. Continue reading
by A.C. Hall
Brewer pitcher Alexander Pina threw the game of his young life on Monday night as he and the Bears opened up district play in style. Pina tossed a complete game no hitter shutout as he led the team to a dominating 12 – 0 victory over Boswell. Pina struck out nine batters, while giving up no hits and just three walks.
The defense played flawlessly behind Pina, doing their part and playing errorless baseball to help preserve the no hitter. The offense, something that hasn’t come alive in some of Brewer’s early season tournament outings, also came up big in the game. Brewer had a monster 8 run inning in the second, while adding 4 more in the fourth.
The Bears have made great strides so far this season as they’ve worked their way through some tough tournaments, and its clear that second year head coach Brad Hill has them ready for district play. The next district game is Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. against Birdville at Birdville High School.