Stars counting on pitching, experience to challenge for titles in 2023
Thursday March 16, 2023
JUSTIN SOKELAND - WBIW – Legendary manager Earl Weaver, when asked about his keys to winning baseball, answered in his typical, straight-to-the-point style: “Pitching, fundamentals and three-run homers.” Bedford North Lawrence already has two of those points covered as it prepares for an interesting 2023 season.... more >>
BNL`s Gates verbally commits to IU
Wednesday November 02, 2022
BEDFORD – Bedford North Lawrence sophomore outfielder Cal Gates, one of the top recruits in the Midwest, has verbally committed to Indiana University. Gates, a smooth-swinging left-hander with multiple tools, stepped into BNL’s lineup as a lead-off hitter last season and finished with a .323 average and a team-high 22 runs scored. He was invited to the USA Baseball tryouts for the national 16-Under team and has been a star on the travel circuit with the Indiana Bulls.... more >>
Six Stars named to All-HHC First Team
Monday October 31, 2022
BEDFORD – Bedford North Lawrence, which won a share of the Hoosier Hills Conference championship, placed six on the league’s First Team. Greg Gilbert and Collin Whittaker were named from the defensive unit, while offensive stars Dylan Nikirk, Cal Gates, Memphis Louden and Ryker Hughes were also selected by the league coaches.... more >>
Boys of Summer
Thursday August 04, 2022
As the boys wind down their summer travel ball season, we look back at some of the highlights from this years past BNL Stars!... more >>
Bedford North Lawrence`s Cal Gates gets invite for USA Baseball 16U tryouts
Tuesday August 02, 2022
BEDFORD − Cal Gates has baseball ingrained into his lifestyle, and the Bedford North Lawrence sophomore loves the opportunities he`s afforded to play and compete in the sport. Much of that comes naturally because his dad, Nick, was an Indiana All-Star during his senior year at BNL, and his mom, Anna (Green), was a softball standout for the Stars.
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Wooden bat league carving out a niche with local baseball players
Saturday July 30, 2022
BEDFORD −Give a boy a ball and he`s going to throw it. Give him a bat, any variety, and he`s going to swing it.
So it is with the High School Fall Baseball League (HSFL) Wooden Bat League, which is removing the metal from the game, but further bestowing the basic fundamentals and handing area players more opportunities to hit, throw and run this fall in Bloomington and Bedford.... more >>
Gates named Honorable Mention in HHC
Tuesday June 21, 2022
BNL’s Cal Gates was named Honorable Mention in the HHC by the league coaches. By Justin Sokeland WBIW.com BEDFORD - Bedford North Lawrence freshman outfielder Cal Gates was named Honorable Mention for the All-Hoosier Hills Conference team by the league coaches. Gates hit .323 and scored a team-high 22 runs for the Stars.... more >>
Times-Mail All-Area baseball team
Tuesday June 14, 2022
With the high school baseball season in the books, we took a look at the players who had the greatest impact on their teams. Here is the Times-Mail all-area team for players from Bedford North Lawrence, Orleans and Mitchell. The list is in alphabetical order:... more >>
BEDFORD NORTH LAWRENCE STARS SUMMER YOUTH BASEBALL CAMP 2022
Monday June 13, 2022
We will be hosting our annual Youth Baseball Camp from Monday June 13th - Wednesday June 15th from 10AM-12PM each day.
WHAT: Youth Baseball Camp
WHERE: BNL Stars Field on the turf
(In the main gym if it rains – Please bring tennis shoes)
DATE: Monday, June 13th – Wednesday, June 15th
TIME: 10:00am - Noon
COST: $30.00 per player ($10.00 for siblings)
Funds go to the RBI Club to help with costs for the baseball program.... more >>
Bedford North Lawrence senior Grant Dalton becomes a leader for young team
Thursday May 26, 2022
Jeff Bartlett - The Times-Mail
BEDFORD — Grant Dalton was going to be a leader for the 2022 Bedford North Lawrence baseball team.
He didn`t have a whole lot of choice.
So Dalton was going to be the dude with the "C" designation for captain, and he hasn`t shied away from the responsibility. In fact, he has embraced it, and it has been vital to keeping an incredibly-youthful team together through a rollercoaster of a season.... more >>
BNL Stars - Senior Recognition
Saturday May 21, 2022
BNL Baseball will recognize and celebrate our 3 Seniors prior to Game 1 of the Orval Huffman Invitational on Saturday May 21st. The ceremony will take place at 10:15 on the field.
Grant Dalton, Kylar Fisher, Grant Todd
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Stars punch holes in New Albany for 5-4 comeback victory
Tuesday May 03, 2022
By Justin Sokeland - WBIW.com
BEDFORD – After a runaway vehicle punched an unexpected hole in the outfield fence, Bedford North Lawrence discovered gaps in New Albany’s defense for a thrilling comeback victory.
The Stars scored twice in the bottom of the fifth, then survived New Albany’s serious threat in the seventh for a smashing 5-4 triumph on Monday afternoon. Will Adams fanned the final two batters to escape the final threat, and BNL scored the go-ahead run on a bunt while fencing in the Bulldogs.... more >>
BNL finishes second in Hardball Classic
Saturday April 30, 2022
WBIW - https://www.wbiw.com/2022/04/30/bnl-finishes-second-in-hardball-classic/
HUNTINGBURG – Bedford North Lawrence’s late rally came up one run short in the championship game of the Raider Hardball Classic on Saturday.
The Stars, who trailed by 5 runs three different times in the finale, scored twice in the seventh and had the tying run thrown out at the plate as Southridge edged BNL 11-10 in a wild title clash. BNL (8-9) advanced to the final with an 8-3 triumph over Heritage Hills in the semifinal.... more >>
Stars end drought with gulp of Artesian water
Friday April 29, 2022
WBIW - https://www.wbiw.com/2022/04/29/stars-end-drought-with-gulp-of-artesian-water/
MARTINSVILLE – Bedford North Lawrence discovered the cure for an offensive drought was a big gulp of Artesian water.
The Stars broke the dam holding back its run production, conquering Martinsville 6-1 on Friday afternoon. Kaedyn Bennett’s two two-out RBIs and Jonny Stone’s two home runs highlighted the outburst as BNL (7-8) ended a four-game losing skid and 31-inning scoreless streak with a much-needed victory.... more >>
Upcoming Varsity Schedule for the remainder of April
Monday April 25, 2022
Our Upcoming Varsity Schedule for the remainder of April
AWAY - Tues Apr 26th vs Columbus East (5:30PM)
HOME - Wed Apr 27th vs Barr Reeve (6:00PM)
AWAY - Friday Apr 29th vs Martinsville (5:30PM)
AWAY - Saturday Apr 30th vs Heritage Hills (12:00PM) Gm 1
Saturday Apr 30th vs TBD (Gm 2)
April 30th is the Southridge Raider Hardball Classic, which will be hosted at historic League Stadium in Huntingburg, IN.
https://dcbombers.com/the-bombers-experience/league-stadium/... more >>