Category: Sports Writers

Travis Brown, Lane Bauer Return to Help Extend the Thunder Win Streak, 3-2

The Mountain Division leading Idaho Steelheads came to town looking to put some additional distance between themselves and the fourth place Wichita Thunder on Saturday night, but it would be the return of a pair of a players that would help lead Wichita to a 3-2 victory. Lane Bauer and Travis Brown had both been…

MLB Organizations, Mexico Come Calling on American Association

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the list of American Association players who have already had their contracts purchased by Major League affiliates and Mexican teams since the end of the 2018 season. The list is growing, and could very well reach 20-plus before May 4 when spring training begins for the league.

Analyzing the RedHawks-Saltdogs-Miners Deal

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier analyzes the deal on October 8 between the Farg0-Moorhead RedHawks, the Lincoln Saltdogs, and the Sussex County Miners. The RedHawks acquired Jayce Ray while the Saltdogs brought in Jake Vieth.

American Assocation Alumi Impacting Australian Baseball Race

It’s the final weekend of the Australian Baseball League season, and Robert Pannier talks about the impact that American Association alumni are having on the pennant race in today’s edition of American Association Daily.

Analyzing the Cleburne-Lincoln-Sussex County Trade

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier continues catching up on big trades from around the American Association. In today’s edition, he focuses on the three team trade between the Lincoln Saltdogs and Cleburne Railroaders in the American Association and the Sussex County Miners in the Can-Am. This deal included six players, including Zach Nehrir, Tyler Kane, Austin Boyle, Trevor Sealey, Edward Cruz, and James Campbell.

Canaries Making Moves That Should Send Them Soaring

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier looks at the moves that Sioux Falls Canaries Manager Mike Meyer has been making, as he has added a number of players that should send the Canaries soaring during the 2019 American Association season, ending the team’s eight year playoff drought.

Mitch Maloney Helps Americans Batter Thunder, 8-3

The Wichita Thunder had given away a three goal lead on Saturday, extending their losing streak, so they were looking for a quick start to get out of the rut. However, three minutes into the contest, they found themselves trailing the Allen Americans 3-0, as Allen would go onto to win 8-3. Mitch Maloney continued…

2018 American Association Season Was One to Remember

Robert Pannier opens 2019 with the first edition of American Association Daily. In the first edition of the year, Rob looks back at the 2018 American Association season, examining changes in the league, top performances, and the loss of one of the storied franchises in the league. This and much more. A Look Back at…

Spencer Asuchuk Completes Americans Comeback Victory, 4-3

Six minutes into Saturday night’s game, the Wichita Thunder had to feel like they were going to blow out the Allen Americans. Up by three this game looked all but over, but four unanswered goals by the Americans helped Allen to rally on their way to the 4-3 victory. Spencer Asuchuk scored the game winning…

Zach Pochiro Nets Four to Send Thunder to Sixth Straight Loss

After dropping the first four games of their five game road trip, the Wichita Thunder were hoping that a trip to Texas to face the Allen Americans would be the remedy to end their five-game skid. However, Zach Pochiro would score four goals as the Americans dominated Wichita, 7-3. The loss kept the Thunder in…

Nolan Vesey Game Winner Thwarts Mavericks Comeback; Thunder Win, 3-2

The Wichita Thunder entered Saturday night’s game looking to extend their home win streak to six straight games. After jumping out to a two goal first period lead it looked like the victory was in the bag, however, the Kansas City Mavericks would battle back to tie the score with a pair of goals in…

Taylor Made with Hamline University Head Football Coach Chip Taylor, Jr. – Season 3

Hello everyone and welcome back to Season 3 of Taylor Made – A program where you can get Taylor Made answers from Hamline University Head Football Coach Chip Taylor. Answers about such things as the Pipers football program, football or sports in general, or about life issues that you wish the coach to share his insights about. In our first episode the Coach shares his thoughts about the Pipers football program through the first two weeks of the season, he discusses his thoughts on player safety, and we learn a secret talent about Coach Taylor. So let’s get right to Taylor Made.

Two Goals by Pierre-Cedric Labrie Helps Thunder Snap Skid, 5-2

The Wichita Thunder returned home on Tuesday after being swept on their three game road trip. They had won four games in a row at home and it looked like that may come to an end when the Kansas City Mavericks took a 2-1 lead early in the second period. However, four unanswered goals by…

Stuart Skinner Blanks Rush to Send Thunder to Fifth Straight Win, 2-0

The Wichita Thunder looked to complete their three game weekend sweep of the Rapid City Rush on Sunday and were able to do so thanks to the second shutout of the season by goaltender Stuart Skinner in the 2-0 victory. The victory gave the Thunder five straight wins, their longest winning streak of the season,…

Dylan Wells Stymies Rush to Send Thunder to Fourth Straight Win, 4-1

The Wichita Thunder have found themselves on a roll of late, entering Saturday night’s contest looking for a season high fourth straight win. Thanks to another brilliant performance by Dylan Wells, the Thunder would skate away with the 4-1 victory moving them to within three points of the Rush for fifth place in the Mountain…

Three Goal First, Dylan Wells Send Thunder to 5-1 Victory

The Wichita Thunder entered Saturday night’s game looking to earn their first three game win streak of the season as they welcomed the Rapid City Rush to town. Thanks to three first period goals eight minutes apart and 24 saves by Dylan Wells the Thunder skated away with a 5-1 victory. Mark MacMillan and Dyson…

Quick Slants with Bethel University Head Football Coach Steve Johnson – Season 4

Quick Slants with Coach Steve Johnson is a weekly program that will be available each week during the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAC) season, including the playoffs. The show gives fans of Bethel University football the opportunity to ask questions of the Coach each week. Questions can be about anything, including football, sports, or life in general. Coach Johnson has the final say on all questions that will be used during the show.