Legends Defeat Blue Ribbons 14-4

Appleton Legends (NEWBL) Defeats Greater Green Bay Blue Ribbons (NEWBL) Despite Allowing 3-Run Inning

Appleton Legends (NEWBL) managed through a push by Greater Green Bay Blue Ribbons (NEWBL) in the first inning where Appleton Legends (NEWBL) coughed up three runs, but Appleton Legends (NEWBL) still won 14-4 on Thursday. Greater Green Bay Blue Ribbons (NEWBL) scored its runs on a error by Gates.

Greater Green Bay Blue Ribbons (NEWBL) got things moving in the first inning, when an error scored three runs for Greater Green Bay Blue Ribbons (NEWBL).

Appleton Legends (NEWBL) pulled away for good with four runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Jaxon Spiegelberg was struck by a pitch, driving in a run, Aaron Moody singled on a 2-1 count, scoring two runs, and Appleton Legends (NEWBL) scored one run on a stolen base.

Jack Habeck was credited with the victory for Appleton Legends (NEWBL). The lefthander lasted five innings, allowing three hits and one run while striking out eight. Kevin Kangas threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.

24 toed the rubber for   Greater Green Bay Blue Ribbons (NEWBL). The hurler went three and a third innings, allowing seven runs on six hits. #4 and #11  entered the game as relief, throwing two and two-thirds innings and one inning respectively.

Tyler Gronert started the game for Appleton Legends (NEWBL). The pitcher allowed zero hits and three runs over one inning, striking out two

Appleton Legends (NEWBL) racked up 15 hits on the day. Chris Vanden Heuvel, Bradley Comer, Quin Henwood, Moody, and Spiegelberg all collected multiple hits for Appleton Legends (NEWBL). Henwood, Comer, and Vanden Heuvel all had three hits to lead Appleton Legends (NEWBL).

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NEWBL Announces Dates, Locations for Tournament

The Northeastern Wisconsin Baseball League (NEWBL) has announced its format, date, times and matchups for its 2020 end-of-season tournament.

All NEWBL tournament games will be nine innings, with a 10-run rule after seven innings. The only exception will be for games played on Wedneday, August 19, as those games will be seven innings with a 10-run rule after five innings.

All games will start at 7:30 PM, except on August 19. Games rained out will not be rescheduled. Details are subject to change.

Monday, August 17
Appleton Legends @ Greater Green Bay Blue Ribbons
Kewaskum A’s @ Sheboygan A’s

Tuesday, August 18
Appleton Legends @ Kewaskum A’s
Menasha Macs @ Sheboygan A’s

Wednesday, August 19
Menasha Macs @ Appleton Legends (6 PM)
Kewaskum A’s vs. Greater Green Bay Blue Ribbons (game played in Appleton following Menasha/Appelton)

Thursday, August 20
Sheboygan A’s @ Appleton Legends
Menasha Macs @ Greater Green Bay Blue Ribbons

Friday, August 21
Greater Green Bay Blue Ribbons @ Sheboygan A’s
Menasha Macs @ Kewaskum A’s

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NEWBL Statement on 2020 Season

The Northeastern Wisconsin Baseball League (NEWBL) has announced its plans for the 2020 season.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the NEWBL has announced its teams will be playing an uneven amount of games against each other. No official league standings will be kept as a result, and the league will not be recognizing any individual player awards or stats.

The Green Bay Storm, due to circumstances related to the pandemic, will not be taking the field in 2020, but plan to return in 2021.

The remaining six NEWBL teams (Appleton, Menasha, Sheboygan, along with NEWBL newcomers Greater Green Bay, Kewaskum, and West Allis) will all play against each other. The total amount of games each team plays against each other will vary from team to team based on circumstances in each teams’ respective communities related to the pandemic.

The NEWBL is tentatively planning on an end-of-year tournament during the third week of August. Details of the planned tournament will be announced at a later date.

Follow the NEWBL on Facebook and Twitter for news and information on all league teams during the season.

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NEWBL Award Winners, All-League Teams Announced

The Northeastern Wisconsin Baseball League has announced its end of the year award winners and all-league teams for the 2019 season.

Most Valuable Player: Sam Hawley (Menasha Macs)
Most Valuable Pitcher: Hunter Barber (Menasha Macs)
Co-Rookie of the Year: Hunter Barber (Menasha Macs)
Co-Rookie of the Year: Quin Henwood (Appleton Legends)
Batting Champion: Sam Hawley (Menasha Macs)
Regular Season Champion: Appleton Legends

NEWBL First Team All-League

PositionPlayerTeam
PitcherHunter BarberMenasha Macs
Eric SchmitzSheboygan A’s
CatcherTony KruegerAppleton Legends
InfieldQuin HenwoodAppleton Legends
Marcus RauschenbachGreen Bay Storm
Jake FalishSheboygan A’s
Adam GrambowMenasha Macs
OutfieldColin EnglebertMenasha Macs
Sam HawleyMenasha Macs
Josh GatesSheboygan A’s

NEWBL Second Team All-League

PositionPlayerTeam
PitcherBrian BrownMenasha Macs
BJ ChaseAppleton Legends
CatcherCole SchawbowGreen Bay Storm
InfieldJimmy JuergensenSheboygan A’s
Aaron MoodyAppleton Legends
Ben Kohl Menasha Macs
Harry SteldtSheboygan A’s
OutfieldJaxon SpiegelbergAppleton Legends
Matt BaehmanAppleton Legends

NEWBL All-League Honorable Mention

PositionPlayerTeam
PitcherGrant Ver VoortAppleton Legends
Catcher Logan VietmeierSheboygan A’s
Infield Ryan BrouchAppleton Legends
Drew JohnsonMenasha Macs
Outfield Ryan HinskeMenasha Macs
Ross KristSheboygan A’s
Mike CohenGreen Bay Storm

Photo by: Steve Schultz Photography