- WICHITA, Kan. – The Santa Barbara (Calif.) Foresters had defeated the Seattle (Wash.) Studs twice in previous National Baseball Congress World Series (NBCWS) championship games in 2008 and 2012. The Foresters would not be denied a third time Saturday (Aug. 9) in the 80th annual championship, overcoming deficits twice before prevailing 3-2 in 12 innings to win their fifth NBCWS title and the third in the past four years. Santa Barbara (5-1 in tournament play) scored single runs in the sixth and eighth innings to tie the game, and went ahead for good in the 12th on Granger Studdard’s two-out double which scored Ford Stainback from first. Jaylin Davis led the 15-hit attack with four hits, including ... More»
- After meeting in 2008 and 2012 in the National Championship, it's Santa Barbara and Seattle facing each other again Saturday night for the 80th NBC World Series title. Foresters going for their fifth title in 9 years. Seattle trying to win back-to-back titles. Saturday's Championship Game starts at 6:00. Old Cowtown Vintage Baseball game at Lawrence-Dumont begins at 3:00, then it's time to get fired up at 4:00, for the All Things BBQ/NBC Championship Cook-Off. Enjoy ... More»
Four teams remain in the 80th NBC World Series. Friday's lineup will have drama. All four teams have one loss with two going home with 3rd place trophies. 6:00pm-Santa Barbara (CA) Foresters face the NJCAA National Team, then at 8:30pm, Hays (KS) Larks play Seattle (WA) Studs. Two great games, one fantastic price!