baseball

Mom, apple pie and performance enhancing drugs

By Will Sandman| gargoyle@flagler.edu Our national pastime is doing everything it can do prevent players who cheated from being memorialized, and for good reason. However, many believe that thinking may be incorrect. Steroids have drawn a line in baseball. Over…



Derek Jeter: Sports icon for a new generation

Every generation, there is a player in the professional sports universe that stands out above the rest. The Jackie Robinsons, Roberto Clementes, Wayne Gretzkys, Cal Ripkens and Tom Bradys make an impact not only in their era, but for the generations to come. Each one contributed something to their game that has made them immortals in the sports world.




Sports Spotlight: Jake Brandenberger

Every team has that one special player. For the Flagler Saints baseball team, that player is Jake Brandenberger. Currently entering the fourth and final year of his Saints career, Brandenberger is one of two players remaining from the freshman class of 2011 along with Andrew Castello.


Sports Spotlight: From FSU to Flagler

By Noah Gatsik | gargoyle@flagler.edu This season, the Saints baseball team has very high expectations. A main contributor to these lofty expectations is junior transfer student Kyle Bird. “Bird”, as his teammates refer to him, played the last two seasons…



Three former Saints look back on their first year as pros

By Spencer Kaylor | gargoyle@flagler.edu

Since 1985, Flagler College has had 16 players drafted by major league teams.

In the 2012 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft, three former Saints — Garrett Bush, Jonathon Arnold, and John Sgromolo — were drafted by the Angels, Brewers, and Dodgers respectively.

Arnold, a right-handed pitcher, was drafted in the 30th round by the Milwaukee Brewers. He pitched a combined 15 games (33 innings) between the Helena Brewers of the Pioneer League, and the Brewers in the Arizona League.