More than 500 youth baseball players were at the Ash Centre Saturday as part of the 2015 Erie Wedge Baseball Camps. The day-long camp took place at the Ash Centre and the World Baseball Academy.
Norwell grad Jarrod Parker was given an $850,000 salary by Elizabeth Neumeier, Robert Herzog and Mark Irvings instead of his request of $1.7 million.
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants didn’t have the lead on the Iowa Energy Saturday night until there were 45 seconds left in the game. When Gary Talton scored to give his team a 96-95 lead, the Mad Ants would hold on for the 100-95 win.
The Mad Ants, sponsored by Lutheran Health Network, came out victorious Friday night, 103-91 over the Erie BayHawks in front of a packed house at the Allen Co. War Memorial Coliseum.
The fifth annual Party in the Park took place Friday night at Parkview Field.
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants announced Wednesday that Andre Emmett has been named to the NBA D-League All-Star Team. The all-star game is set for Sunday, February 15 at 2:30 p.m. at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn and is slated to air on NBA TV.
The Arizona Cardinals have promoted linebackers coach James Bettcher to defensive coordinator and made several other changes to coach Bruce Arians’ staff.
Jones, who was the 16th GATORADE call-up of the 2014-15 season, appeared in 19 games (15 starts) for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League and averaged 14.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 29.2 minutes.
In the team’s 12 games this month, Emmett started each game and helped in leading the team to their 10-2 January record, including an 8 game win streak and a 2-0 campaign at the 2015 NBA D-League Showcase.
The Maine Red Claws, presented by Unum, set a new team record with 22 made three pointers and Boston Celtics rookie James Young tying the individual record with nine threes, saw a valiant comeback bid fall just short on Saturday night at the Portland Expo Building where they fell to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, 109-104.
The Indiana Pacers have announced Friday that Shayne Whittington has been recalled from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
Former I.U. standout Will Sheehey finished the night with 8 points in front of an electric crowd.
The Indiana Pacers announced Wednesday that 6-11 rookie center Shayne Whittington has been assigned to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League.
On Tuesday the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League traded Hearn to the Westchester Knicks for a fourth round pick in the 2015 D-League Draft.
The Rio Grande Valley Vipers (12-13) fell 128-123 to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants (17-11) tonight at State Farm Arena. The two teams split the back-to-back series. RGV won 118-112 Friday night.
The Rio Grande Valley Vipers (12-12) snapped the Fort Wayne Mad Ants (16-11) eight-game winning streak with a 118-112 victory tonight at State Farm Arena.
Los Angeles Clippers assignee, CJ Wilcox received Second Team All-Showcase after recording 37 points and 12 rebounds in the Mad Ant’s two games at the NBA D-League Showcase last week.
Erick Green was a scoring machine at Virginia Tech, leading the nation with 25 points a game during the 2012-13 season.
C.J. Wilcox played in five games for the Mad Ants this season averaging 13.2 points and 3.4 rebounds per game.
Erick Green played his college ball with Virginia Tech before being drafted in the second round of the 2013 NBA Draft to the Utah Jazz, and later traded to the Denver Nuggets.