Come out and enjoy great play off action tonight in OBX

July 31, 2014, Thursday – Play-offs group A Game 2

Outer Banks Daredevils vs Greenbrier Knights;

First Flight Baseball Complex, Kill Devil Hills, NC 

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Tonights game will be broadcast on UStream at:

Special Guest: Jonny Waters & Company will be performing a special pre-game mini concert at 6:20pm and will also be singing our National Anthem.



Also, Skydive OBX will be jumping into the ballpark with the game ball during the pregame show. (weather permitting)

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Surfing for Autism Appreciation Night – sponsored by Surfin Spoon

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Post Game Player Meals provided by Western Sizzlin

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POST SEASON: Best 2 of 3 Play off Series to advance to the LCS.

Greenbrier Knights vs Outer Banks Daredevils

Daredevils lead series 1 game to none.

Game 1 – Wednesday, Game 2 – Thursday and Game 3 (if necessary) on Friday.

Winner will advance to next week’s League Championship Series against the winner of the Drillers vs Stars playoff series.

The Tidewater Summer League’s Collegiate Division is proudly sponsored by:


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Hopkins plays hero as Daredevils walk off in extra innings

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (July 30) – The Outer Banks Daredevils (1-0) defeated the Greenbrier Knights (0-1) in thrilling fashion Wednesday evening by a 2-1 score in 12 innings.

The Daredevils got on in the board in the second inning when Rick Hopkins grounded out to first, which scored Chris Childress from third base. The Knights replied with a run in the fifth inning on a sacrifice fly from Brandon Savage that scored Jamison Griffin from third base.

The game proved to be a pitchers’ duel until the bottom of the 12th inning. The Daredevils ended up with runners on second and third with one out after a sacrifice bunt by Xavier Barriere. Brad Keen was then intentionally walked to load the bases, which brought up Hopkins. On the first pitch, Hopkins drove a fastball into center field to score pinch runner Evan Voliva from third base to win the game with a final score of 2-1.

Tyler Woodhouse got the win for the Daredevils, pitching six innings in relief. Woodhouse gave up two hits and no walks on three strikeouts on 74 pitches.

For the Knights, Josh Blair was charged with the loss after pitching an inning and a third. Prior to Blair taking the hill, starting pitcher Hunter Lewis went 10 innings for the Knights, allowing one earned run off six hits and a walk while striking out nine. Lewis threw 123 pitches.

With the win, the Daredevils take a 1-0 series lead over the Knights in the best-of-three series. The Daredevils will look to close out the series tonight at the First Flight Field. Gates open at 6, with first pitch to follow at 7:05. Tonight’s game is also Surfing for Autism Appreciation Night, with Special Guest Jonny Waters & Co. who will be performing a special pre game concert and also will be singing the National Anthem, and Sven, from Skydive OBX will be parachuting into the ballpark with our game ball. Game 3 of the series is scheduled to be played Friday, if necessary.


TSL Collegiate Division Play Offs begin tonight!

TSL Collegiate Division post season begins tonight, presented by Sandbridge Blue Vacation Rentals. In the first play off series, the Greenbrier Knights will be taking on the Outer Banks Daredevils. In the other play off series, the Little Creek Stars will be battling against the Tidewater Drillers. Post Season Schedule is as follows:

PLAY OFFS BEGIN (Play Off Series A and Play Off Series B are a best 2 of 3 series)

Play Off Series A – Greenbrier Knights vs Outer Banks Daredevils

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Wednesday, July 30, PLAY OFFS A – GAME 1 – Knights vs Daredevils, 7:05pm, First Flight HS

Thursday, July 31, PLAY OFFS A – GAME 2 – Knights vs Daredevils, 7:05pm, First Flight HS

Friday, August 1, PLAY OFFS A – GAME 3 (IF NECESSARY) – Knights vs Daredevils, 7:05pm, First Flight HS

Play Off Series B – Little Creek Stars vs Tidewater Drillers

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Friday, August 1, PLAY OFFS B – GAME 1 – Stars vs Drillers, 7:05pm, Kellam HS

Saturday, August 2, PLAY OFFS B – GAME 2 – Stars vs Drillers, 1:00pm, VA Wesleyan College

Saturday, August 2, PLAY OFFS B – GAME 3 (IF NECESSARY) – Stars vs Drillers, 4:00pm, VA Wesleyan College


Winner of Play Offs A vs Winner of Play Offs B


Tuesday, August 5 – Game 2 – LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES, TBA






If you are unable to attend games in the Outer Banks, you can listen online to the live radio broadcast at

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Daredevils defeat Little Creek in final regular season contest

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (July 29) – The Outer Banks Daredevils (18-5) wrapped up regular season play Tuesday evening with a 5-3 win over the Little Creek Stars (6-15) at First Flight Field.

The Daredevils took an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning, after Dylan Harvey scored from third on a ball that got away from Little Creek catcher Aaron Flanagan. The Daredevils then added a run in the third to take a 2-0 lead when Chris Childress drew a walk with the bases loaded.

The Stars cut the deficit in half in the fifth inning when Michael Liburd scored on a Tevin Sumblin groundout to second. The Stars then tied the game at two when the John Amos singled home Sumblin from second.

The Daredevils scored three run in the bottom of the eighth inning, which included a two-run single by Brad Keen that brought home the game-winning runs. Xavier Barriere then singled home Keen to make it a 5-2 game. Weston Glienke came on to pitch the top of the ninth inning, and picked up his second save of the season despite allowing a run.

Adam Poldberg earned his first win of the season, after coming in to relieve Kyle Spruill. Spruill went seven innings, allowing a pair of runs and six hits while not issuing a walk. Spruill also struck out five.

The Daredevils begin postseason play Wednesday when they host the Greenbrier Knights in the first round of the Tidewater Summer League Playoffs in a best of three series. Gates open at 6, with first pitch to follow at 7:05. Coverage of Wednesday’s game can be heard on News Talk 98.1, WOBX-FM. Coverage begins at 6:30.


Drillers come out on top in close game with the Daredevils 5 -4

July 28, 2014 – Kill Devil Hills, NC

The Tidewater Drillers took the lead in the top of the first, when it scored four runs on a two-run double by Evan Bear, a groundout by David Montgomery, and an RBI single by Turner Bishop.

The Daredevils answered with three runs in the bottom of the first, thanks to timely hitting by Chris Childress. He tripled, driving in Dylan Harvey (lead off double) and Justin Lee (walk), and scored on a error.

Justin Hayes hit a two out triple in the second, and scored on an error by the Daredevils third basemen, giving the Drillers a 5 – 3 lead.

The Daredevils scored again in the fifth inning, when Tyler Franko led off with a double, Dylan Harvey was hit by a pitch, and Justin Lee singled to load the bases for Josh Wyatt, who hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Franko.


Two great collegiate division games on Sunday

Sunday, July 27, 2014 – Norfolk, VA

There were two great collegiate division games played this Sunday at Virginia Wesleyan College. In game 1, the Tidewater Drillers win a close contest against the Virginia Warriors by a final score of 2 – 1. In game 2, it took 11 innings for the Greenbrier Knights to get the win 7 – 6 over the Little Creek Stars.

Come out Monday night as the Tidewater Drillers travel to Kill Devil Hills, NC to take on the Outer Banks Daredevils, game time is at 7:05pm. If you can’t be at the ballpark, you can listen to the radio broadcast from New Talk 98.1 FM online at and you can also follow all the action on game changer at



Collegiate Division Twin Bill Today at VWC

Sunday, July 27, 2014 – Norfolk, VA

The TSL Collegiate Division has a twin bill scheduled for today at Virginia Wesleyan College. In game 1, the Tidewater Drillers will be taking on the Virginia Warriors at 1:00pm, and in game 2, the Little Creek Stars will be battling the Greenbrier Knights starting at 4:00pm. Both game will be played at the Virginia Wesleyan College Baseball Field in Norfolk, VA. Come out and enjoy some great collegiate summer league baseball.

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The Collegiate Division of the Tidewater Summer League is proudly presented by:

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Thursday, July 24 – TSL Collegiate Division Game Rained Out

Thursday, July 24, 2014 – Kill Devil Hills, NC

Tonight’s Collegiate Division Game between the Greenbrier Knights and the Outer Banks Daredevils has been cancelled due to rain and unplayable field conditions.

Also, HS Division games scheduled at the following fields have been cancelled:

Kellam HS, Virginia Beach, VA

Ocean Lakes HS, Virginia Beach, VA

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