WEBER: Bob Ohmann on the 2017 Newark Pilots & Geneva Red Wings baseball season (podcast)

Newark Pilots and Geneva Red Wings owner Bob Ohmann is in-studio to talk about the upcoming Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League season which kicks-off next Thursday, June 1st. You know summer is here when they’re playing ball at Colburn Park and MacDonough Park. Check out Monday afternoon’s live edition of Weber This Week below… AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Hall of Fame Coach John Mayotte Takes Reins of Newark Pilots

The Newark Pilots have announced a coaching change ahead of the 2017 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball (PGCBL) season. Juan Carlos “JC” Calderon, who was named head coach in September, has accepted a position with the Boston Red Sox’s international scouting department. In his wake, Pilots Owner Bob Ohmann has hired Hall of Famer John Mayotte to manage the team. “First,... more

Nozzolio secures funding for Colburn Park in Newark

To say that Colburn Park is a busy place for baseball games would be an understatement. The field on East Union Street, which the village owns, is home to the Newark Pilots of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League. However, team owner Bob Ohmann pointed out the Pilots played only 30 of the 120 games staged at the park in... more

Newark Pilots announce Calderon as new head coach

Newark Pilots owner Bob Ohmann is pleased to announce the hiring of Juan Carlos “JC” Calderon as the team’s next head coach. “We are very pleased to welcome JC to Newark as our head coach for the 2017 season,” Ohmann said. “He came to us highly recommended and has a proven background of coaching success. JC fully understands the expectations... more

PGCBL Playoffs: Elmira knocks Newark out, 5-2

Historic Dunn Field had an air of excitement as the Elmira Pioneers took on the Newark Pilots in a win or go home game to advance to the West Division Championship series. The Pilots took a 1-0 lead early in the top of the second after a RBI groundout from Will Allocca (U. of Virginia). After going hitless in six... more

Newark Pilots face Elmira as PGCBL playoffs open tonight

The winner of each one-game playoff will proceed to the East Division Championship and West Division Championship Series, respectively. The higher seed in each divisional championship round will host games one and three while the lower seed hosts game two. The winners of the best-of-three league championship series will meet in the PGCBL Championship Series. In the PGCBL Championship Series, the... more

Newark Pilots fall in final matchup with Elmira

The Newark Pilots (27-21) dropped their final regular season matchup with Elmira, 3-1 at Colburn Park on Friday night. The loss drops the Pilots to fourth place in the West division with two regular season games remaining. “The guys battled hard tonight,” Pilots head coach Chris Edmondson said. “We just ran into a tough pitcher. We just have to keep... more

PGCBL All-Star Game: East defeats West, 9-1

The East Division All-Stars used a four-run fourth inning to lead them to a 9-1 win over the West Division All-Stars in the 2016 PGCBL All-Star Game. With the win, the East remains undefeated in All-Star Game play.The game was scoreless until the bottom of the fourth when the East All-Stars loaded the bases with nobody out. A double play... more