COVID-19 CANCELS THE 2020 SEASON

2020 Season Canceled Due to COVID-19 As everyone knows by now, the 2020 regular season of the Madisonville Miners and the entire Ohio Valley Summer Collegiate Baseball League was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While we certainly missed playing baseball in 2020, we understood the seriousness of pandemic. Our organization felt the direct effects, with members of our extended baseball family dying from COVID-19 as the novel coronavirus spread…

2019 opening day two weeks away

Season Opener May 31 in Hoptown The 2019 edition of the Madisonville Miners will get their season underway on Friday night, May 31, in Hopkinsville against the Hoppers. The game gets underway at 7:00 PM Central Time at Hopkinsville High School. Admission will be FREE that night, so be sure to make the trip to Hopkinsville High School to help cheer the Miners on for Opening Night! 2019 OVL League…

Franklin duelers join league

The Miners welcome the Franklin (KY) Duelers into the Ohio Valley League for the 2019 season! The Duelers will play their home games at Franklin-Simpson High School in Franklin, Kentucky, and will be slotted in the East Division of the OVL. Tucker Hughes, an assistant coach at Waldorf University (Forest City, IA), will be the Head Coach of the Duelers in their inaugural season. Welcome to the OVL, Duelers!

Miners Name Joe Martinez Head Coach For 2019 Season

The Miners are excited to introduce Jose (Joe) Martinez as the Head Coach for the upcoming 2019 summer baseball season. Joe comes to the Miners after a one-year stint as the head coach of the Utica (NY) Blue Sox of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League. In 2018, Joe’s team finished with a 25-21 record. Under Joe’s leadership, the Blue Sox placed five players on the PGCBL All Star team…

OVL 2018 Postseason Update

John Bruce Elected OVL Commissioner The OVL board of directors met in Madisonville on August 18, 2018, and faced a host of decisions in preparation for the 2019 season. The major decision was the election of John Bruce as the new OVL Commissioner. Bruce, formerly the General Manager of the Hoptown Hoppers, succeeds Cubb Stokes, who notified league members shortly after the conclusion of the 2018 season that he would…

Cubb Stokes Retires As OVL Commissioner

The following is a statement from OVL Commissioner Cubb Stokes concerning the 2018 season and his plans for the future: August 6, 2018 From the President’s Desk We have just completed another successful season in the OVL!  In our second year of divisional play, our playoff pairings were not set until the final day of the season.  Both of our divisional champions, Owensboro and Hopkinsville, made it through the first…

2018 Season Wrap Up

RiverDawgs Win Playoff Championship The Owensboro Riverdawgs won the 2018 OVL playoffs by defeating the Hoptown Hoppers two games to one in the championship series. The Miners congratulate the RiverDawgs on their outstanding season, winning both the East Division pennant and the Championship Series. Miners Head Coach Franklin Bush Named Montevallo Assistant Coach We are excited that 2018 Miners Head Coach Franklin Bush got a new coaching job at the…

Regular Season Concluded; Playoffs Start Friday Night

Regular Season Wrapped Up Wednesday Night The Miners closed out the 2018 regular season with a 5-1 loss in Hopkinsville on Wednesday night. The loss gave the Miners a 14-25 final regular season record and a fourth place in the OVL West Division. Hopkinsville finished with a 21-20 regular season record and won the OVL West Division by 1/2-game over the Paducah Chiefs, who finished the season at 21-21. The…

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Miners Win in Paducah; More schedule changes due to rain

Miners Win 4-2 Wednesday Night The Miners traveled to Paducah on Wednesday night to face the Chiefs and came home with a 4-2 victory. Miners starter Nicholas Rathke pitched a complete game to earn the Win, surrendering just one earned run on seven hits, no walks, and six strikeouts. At the plate, Sean Kearney drove in two Miner runs, with Caleb Nobles driving in one, as well. Bernee Sanchez went…