New turf fields set for baseball and softball

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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

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Turf installation underway on ball fields

Construction workers preparing the ground for the new artificial turf on the baseball field.

Construction workers preparing the ground for the new artificial turf on the baseball field.

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

Brewer pitcher throws no hitter to open district play

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.

Alexander Pina delivers a pitch in a game earlier this season. On Monday night he threw a no hitter against the Boswell Pioneers. Photo by AC Hall

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.