Dante Biasi has been selected in the MLB Draft...again. The Hazleton Area High School grad and current Penn State pitcher was taken by the Kansas City Royals in the 6th round on Tuesday. Biasi was previously drafted straight out of high school by the Chicago Coubs in the 22nd round in 2016, but elected to play collegiately at Penn State.
A return to the Division III College World Series is very much a possibility for Misericordia after its series win over Christopher Newport this past weekend. Now the Cougars are set to host an NCAA Super Regional against Washington and Jefferson, which will be a best-of-three series starting on Friday. We caught up with the team in Dallas Township on Tuesday, as it looks to reach the World Series for the second year in a row.
The tradition of excellence continues for Keystone College baseball. The Giants won their 15th straight conference championship this season, and now are preparing for their 12th straight trip to the NCAA tournament. Robin Deehan caught up with the team before they depart later this week for Hartford, Connecticut.
After four highly successful years leading the Scranton women's basketball program, Trevor Woodruff is headed to Division I. Last week, he accepted the head coaching position at Bucknell for the women's team, and will look to continue the recent trend of Bison success. Robin Deehan caught up with Coach Woodruff in Lewisburg on Wednesday.