Bears’ Magical Season Ends Just Short of Omaha


by Luke Treat


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Missouri State Bears’ destiny wasn’t to reach the College World Series in Omaha, as they lost the three game super regional series with the Arkansas Razorbacks, punctuated by a 3-2 loss on Sunday afternoon.

Though the Bears were ranked 8th best in the nation and their opponent was the 20th rankerd Cinderella, but unfortunately midnight never came for Arkansas. Missouri State had 33 opportunities to drive in runners that had reached scoring position, and they delivered on only five of those chances.

That ultimately sealed the Bears’ fate in Fayetteville last weekend. Senior second baseman, Dylan Becker…

The Arkansas Razorbacks will compete for their first ever national championship, in their eighth College World Series appearance.

Yesterday, MSU senior pitcher Jon Harris was selected in the first round of the MLB draft with the 29th pick by the Toronto Blue Jays. The same team that had selected Harris three years ago. Center fielder Tate Matheny and pitcher Matt Hall are expected to be selected in rounds three though ten later today.


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