2019 PGCBL All-Star Game ends in tie

2019 PGCBL All-Star Game ends in tie
The West Division All-Stars rallied to score two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to force a 5-5 draw in the 2019 PGCBL All-Star Game in Saugerties, New York. The All-Star Game was hosted by the Saugerties Stallions at Cantine Field. The West Division started the game with a flurry of runs in the top of the first... more

Allen “Moonlight” Murphy returns to Newark Pilots for 2019 season

Allen “Moonlight” Murphy returns to Newark Pilots for 2019 season
Guess who’s back? Back again? Moonlight’s back. Tell a friend. Allen “Moonlight” Murphy will return to Colburn Park this summer for his second stint as a Newark Pilot. He also says he still hopes to be a doctor someday, too. The “All-American kid” as Pilots owner, Bob Ohmann, describes him has aspirations to either get drafted into the Bigs, or... more

Big Dan the Diamond Guy at Colburn Park in Newark

When someone outside the county hears the name Dan Wilkinson, they may think of a man once called “Big Daddy,” a 6’4’’ defensive tackle drafted first overall by the Cincinnati Bengals in 1994. But around these parts, particularly in Newark, you’re likely not thinking about the big man from “The” Ohio State University, but rather, “Big Dan,” who also spent... more

PGCBL unveils new playoff format for 2018 season

The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League has officially announced its new playoff structure, finalizing the road the league’s 13 teams will need to travel to claim the PGCBL Championship. In the new format, seven teams will advance to a three-round postseason. At season’s end, the top two teams in each of the three divisions will advance to the playoffs. Additionally,... more

Geneva & Newark split Thursday night doubleheader at Colburn

The Newark Pilots and Geneva Red Wings split a double header at Colburn Park. Geneva took game one 4-0 to improve their record to 28-19. Alex Bellardini (Youngstown State) picked up his sixth win, going 6 scoreless frames, striking out 3. Chris Vitale (Erie CC) took the loss. In game two, Newark won 6-4 to improve their record to 19-28.... more

Red-hot Pilots win rain shortened game over Geneva at Colburn Park

The Newark Pilots defeated the Geneva Red Wings 2-0 in a rain shortened, 5 inning contest. The win runs the Pilots winning streak up to 6 in a row, and runs their record to 17-26. The loss drops Geneva to 26-18. Peng-Fei Wang (Vanung, Taiwan) earned his first win, going 5 innings, surrendering 2 hits, 1 walk, and striking out... more

Sen. Helming will sponsor Newark Pilots game against Amsterdam Mohawks

Senator Pam A. Helming (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pleased to announce that she will sponsor the upcoming Newark Pilots game against the Amsterdam Mohawks. This contest marks the final regular season game for the Pilots, and it will be called Pam Helming Night. The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League matchup will start at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Colburn Park,... more

Newark tops Geneva on Monday night at McDonough

On Monday evening in Geneva, the visiting Pilots (10-24) captured a 5-4 victory over the hosting Red Wings (18-15). The Pilots took a 3-0 lead over the Red Wings in the top of the first inning and never looked back. Mark McKenna (Canisius) and Hunter Wells (Tyler J.C.) both scored on wild pitches for the first two runs of the... more

Geneva outlasts Newark to win in walk-off fashion

The fireworks from the 4th of July carried over to McDonough Park on Wednesday night, as the Geneva Red Wings (18-10) defeated the Newark Pilots (7-23) in a way that was really only appropriate for the nature of the 10 inning ballgame. In a contest that featured three lead changes, 19 combined runs and 30 combined hits, the stats column... more

Newark hands Geneva their first home loss

The Geneva Red Wings (7-3) suffered their first defeat at home on Wednesday night at the hands of their division rival, the Newark Pilots. Newark took a quick 3-0 lead on the Wings in the top of the first inning, which is where things stayed until the bottom of the fourth inning. In the frame, Geneva tied the ballgame with... more

Newark Pilots players visit with Lyons students on Tuesday morning

Six Newark Pilots went to Lyons Union School this morning to talk to fifth grade students. The players talked about the importance of teamwork, what its like to be a student-athlete, and how important it is to be a good role model in the community. The six players who attended were Catcher Jonathan Parker (Jones County JC), Infielder Graham Hackbarth... more

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
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