2009 Baseball Season Summary - Ohlone College Renegades Men's Baseball

May 2009

Ohlone Alum - Derek Helenihi Helps Lead the LSU Tigers to the 2009 National Championship

June 9, 2009, Baton Rouge, LA - Former Ohlone College Shortstop Derek Helenihi transferred to LSU in 2007. Derek played 2 years at Ohlone College in 2006 and 2007. Read more Derek Helenihi Helps Lead the LSU Tigers to the 2009 National Championship (PDF).

Former Renegade Pitcher - Gardner Taken on Day 1 of the 2009 MLB Draft

June 9, 2009, Cleveland, OH - Former 2008 Renegade Pitcher Joe Gardner was selected as the #94 pick over all in the 3rd Round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Cleveland Indians. Gardner, who pitched this season as a junior at University of California Santa Barbara, pitched for the Ohlone Renegades in 2007 and 2008. Gardner is a graduate of local Milpitas High School for Head Coach Chuy Zamudio. Gardner was an All-Conference pitcher for Ohlone.

Zach Johnson named California Athlete of the Month - Honorable Mention: May

June 9, 2009, Sacramento, CA - Zach Johnson from Ohlone College Baseball was named the California Community College Athlete of the Month - Honorable Mention for the month of May. Zach helped lead Ohlone to a Conference Championship and a Regional Championship over Chabot College. He was also named 1st Team All Coast Conference as an infielder. Read more Zach Johnson named California Athlete of the Month - Honorable Mention (PDF).

Jeff Johnson named 2009 All-American

Ian Hoff named to the ALL-Northern CA 1st –Team

May 26, 2009, Fresno, CA - The California Community College baseball coaches had their annual all-state meeting this past weekend in Fresno. The coaches voted and recognized many deserving athletes for All-Northern and Southern California teams, and for All-American accolades. Ohlone Colleges Jeff Johnson was voted selected to the All-American Team as a designated hitter. Read more Jeff Johnson named 2009 All-American (PDF).

Renegades End Season at Home

Ohlone finishes with the best single season record of all-time 37-11!

May 19, 2009, Fremont, CA - The Ohlone College baseball team was eliminated from the California Community College Super-Regional playoff’s this past weekend. Ohlone dropped an opening round extra inning affair to San Jose City College 5-4 in 10 innings on Friday. They then dropped a very close game to Consumnes River College 7-5 on Saturday.

“It is a tough way for these kids to end their season”, said Head baseball Coach Jordon Twohig. “We really pitched well enough to win these games, but hats off to City and Consumnes as they did what they needed to do to win those games.”

Despite the weekend games the Renegades have a lot to be proud of this year. Ohlone finishes with the best single season record in schools history 37-11. Hosting this weekend’s Super-Regional tournament also marked another 1st in the programs 39 year history. The Renegades captured a pair of championships this season. They earned a Regional Championship over rival school Chabot on May 9th, and also captured their 1st outright Coast Conference Championship in 18 years. Read more Renegades End Season at Home (PDF).

#1 is done: Ohlone eliminated from playoffs

May 20, 2009, Tri-City Voice - Ranked third in the nation, first in California, and winning 35 games in the regular season will have to be enough for the 2009 Ohlone baseball team since there will be no trip to the State Tournament, May 23-25 in Fresno, for the Renegades. After sweeping the best-of-three series against rival Chabot College in the regional playoffs two weeks ago, the Ohlone College baseball team seemed well on their way towards the State Tournament. Read more Ohlone eliminated from playoffs.

No. 1 seed Ohlone drops game to San Jose CC

May 16, 2009, Contra Costa Times - It took an extra inning of baseball to complete Friday's first game of Ohlone College's California Community College Athletic Association Super Regional game against San Jose City College. San Jose edged Ohlone 5-4 with a home run in the top of the 10th inning to push the nationally ranked Renegades into the losers' bracket. Read more Ohlone drops game to San Jose.

Ohlone College Hosts
Super Regional Baseball Tournament

  • Friday - Sunday, May 15-17, 2009
  • Baseball field, Ohlone College, Fremont campus (except Game 3 - see schedule)
  • 4 team double elimination spanning 3 days

Watch the Games on TV or on a Computer!

You may also watch each of the Super Regional Tournament games live on ONTV Channel 28 or watch the live webcast on your computer!

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Game schedule:

  • Game 1: #1 Ohlone Renegades vs. #15 San Jose City Jaguars—Friday at 12:00pm
  • Game 2: #6 Diablo Valley Vikings vs. #7 Consumnes River Hawks—Friday at 4:00pm
  • Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2—Saturday @ Canada College at 11:00am
  • Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2—Saturday at 12:00pm
  • Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4—Saturday at 4:00pm
  • Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5—Sunday at 12:00pm
  • Game 7 (if necessary): Start time 30 minutes after Game 6 on Sunday

Ticket prices for this weekends games are $10 general admission, $5 faculty, staff, student with ID, seniors 60 and older, children 12 and under. This is a daily rate. No passes for the weekend.

This weekend was a great turnout as we had huge crowds for both days. I hope you will get a chance to come out and support these young men as we battle this weekend for the right to go to the Final Four - State Championship.

Thanks again for all your support this season and… Go Renegades!

Ohlone College Renegades to host the Northern California Super-Regional Baseball Championships

Press release, May 14, 2009 - The Ohlone College Renegades (37-9) will host this year’s Northern California Super-Regional Championships. The Renegades earned the #1 seed in the Northern California Playoffs by finishing the regular season 35-9 overall and 20-5 in conference. The Renegades won their first outright Coast Conference-Pacific Division Championship in 18 years, and were ranked #1 in Northern California for seven straight weeks during the season. The Renegades also received National recognition in 2009—PERFECT GAME Baseball had Ohlone ranked as high as #4 in the country and currently ranks the Renegades #6. Read more Renegades to host the Northern California Super-Regional Baseball Championships.

Ohlone Baseball Ranked #3 in the Country

May 13, 2009, Cedar Rapids, IA - The latest national poll was just released by PERFECT GAME baseball - and Ohlone College (37-9) has been ranked #3 in the country. The ranking is the highest in the program's history. The #1 team in the polls is Howard College, TX (58-1), followed by #2 San Jacinto College, TX (43-9). View poll (PDF).

Ohlone wins Regional Championship Over Chabot!

May 11, 2009 - Ohlone Baseball won the 2009 Regional Championship this past weekend over rival Chabot College in back to back games! With the wins Ohlone improves their overall record to 37-9. The Renegades win their first Regional Championship since Paul Moore’s squad won it back in 2004.

Ohlone will host its first ever Super Regional Tournament in the program’s history this upcoming Friday-Sunday (May 15-17) at Ohlone College's Fremont campus. Read the Weekend Recap of Regional Championship Games 1 and 2.

Ohlone wins, advances to Super Regional

May 13, 2009, Tri-City Voice - After winning the Coast Conference outright for the first time since 1991, ranked number four in the nation, number two in the state and number one in the Northern California Regional Tournament, the Ohlone Renegades baseball team did not disappoint in their first-round playoff series in front of their home crowd, as they defeated the Chabot Gladiators, 2-0, in a best of three format. Read more Ohlone wins, advances to Super Regional.

Jeff Johnson named California Athlete of the Month-Honorable Mention

May 11, 2009 - Ohlone Baseball freshman Jeff Johnson was named California "Athlete of the Month"-Honorable Mention for the month April. Johnson currently has 19 HR and 65 RBI for the Renegades who are currently 37-9. Johnson was also recently named to the 1st Team All-Coast Conference. Read more Jeff Johnson named California Athlete of the Month-Honorable Mention (PDF).

Top-seeded Ohlone College baseball rallies to advance in playoffs

May 9, 2009, Inside Bay Area - Top-seeded Ohlone College had to rally for an 11-10 win over No. 16 seed and rival Chabot in the first round of the California Community College Northern regional baseball playoffs Saturday in Fremont. Read more Top-seeded Ohlone College baseball rallies to advance in playoffs.

College Baseball: Ohlone wins, advances to Super Regional

May 9, 2009, Tri-City Voice Sports - Ohlone, the number-one ranked team in the Northern California Regional Tournament for community colleges, eked out a nail-biter against the 16th-seeded Chabot Gladiators Saturday afternoon, 11-10 in 12 innings, to advance to the Super Regional next weekend. Read more College Baseball: Ohlone wins, advances to Super Regional.

Renegades take Game 1 of Fremont Regional, 9-2

David Luna earns 9th win of the season

May 8, 2009 - The #1 ranked Ohlone Renegades-(36-9, 1-0) defeated the visiting #16 Chabot Gladiators, in the first day of the Fremont Regional playoff, by a score of 9-2. Sophomore David Luna pitched a very solid 8 innings, allowing only 3 hits, 2 runs, and struck out 8 Chabot batters to earn his 9th win of the year. Sophomore Ian Hoff pitched a perfect 9th inning to close out the ball game. Read more Renegades take Game 1 of Fremont Regional (PDF).

Ohlone wins playoff opener

May 8, 2009, Tri-City Voice Sports - After winning the Coast Conference outright for the first time since 1991, ranked number four in the nation, number two in the state and number one in the Northern California Regional Tournament, the Ohlone Renegades baseball team did not disappoint in their first playoff game in front of their home crowd, as they defeated the Chabot Gladiators handily, 9-2. Read more Ohlone wins playoff opener.

Ohlone Baseball plays in Round 1 of Regional Playoffs

#1 Ohlone College (35-9) will host #16 Chabot College (26-16) in the Regional play-off’s this weekend, May 8-9, at Ohlone College.

As a team and a coaching staff we are excited to get a quality opponent in the 1st round of the play-offs, and I can tell you that the atmosphere around the ball field with these 2 teams will be outstanding this weekend! This is the best of 3 series. In the team’s only meeting this season in Hayward, the Renegades defeated the Gladiators by a score of 8-5.

Game time are:

  • Game 1: Friday, May 8 at 2:00pm
  • Game 2: Saturday, May 9 at 11:00am
  • Game 3 (if needed): Saturday, May 9 at 3:00pm

Ticket prices for this weekends games are $10 general admission, $5 faculty, staff, student with ID, seniors 60 and older, children 12 and under. This is a daily rate. No passes for the weekend.

Also please know that there will be full BBQ/Snack Bar at the game with Drinks, Team Apparel, 2009 Ohlone Media Guide magazines, Regional T-Shirts-$20, and some great Baseball.

So if you get a chance, please stop on by and cheer on our Renegades to a Regional Championship this weekend. I also want to take the opportunity say thank you again for the overwhelming support we have received from our faculty, administration, local high school coaches, parents and people from within the surrounding communities. This has been a very special season for our players and coaches, and we would love nothing more than to continue this season for you guys.

Go Renegades!

- Baseball Head Coach Jordon Twohig

Former Cal High players are twin towers of power

May 7, 2009, Contra Costa Times - … It was there that Rios arranged a meeting among first-year Ohlone College baseball coach Jordon Twohig and the Johnsons. "I talked to Fernando, and he said he had these kids that he had been working with and that their swings were looking good," Twohig said. "So I went out to Castro Valley and watched them swing in his back yard. Our recruiting was already done, but we decided to let Jeff and Zach come out in the fall and start working out with us." Read more Twin Towers of Power.

17 Ohlone Baseball Players Recognized at All-Conference Meetings!

May 5, 2009 - The Coast Conference Pacific Division had there All Conference meetings last evening at Mission College. The night belonged to Ohlone College as 13 members of 2009 Renegades team were selected to The All-Conference Team, and 4 members were recognized as All-Conference Honorable Mention. Read more 17 Ohlone Baseball Players Recognized.

Ohlone Baseball Receives #1 Seed

Renegades draw the #1 Seed in Northern California State Play-Off’s

May 4, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegade baseball team found out on Sunday that it received the #1 seed in the Northern California regional playoffs and will host the winner of Tuesday’s play-in games between #15 San Jose City vs. #18 Marin, and #16 Chabot vs. #17 Shasta. Ohlone will play the highest remaining seed for a best-of-three game series starting on Friday, May 8 at 2:00pm in Fremont. Read more Ohlone Baseball Receives #1 Seed (PDF). See also 2009 State Playoff Seeding (PDF).

Ohlone Baseball Wins Coast Conference Championship!

Round 1 of Regional Playoffs May 8-9

Renegade Family and Friends: I wanted to take a few minutes this afternoon to thank everyone for their continued support of our baseball program. On Thursday, April 30, our boys completed off the regular season in dramatic fashion as they defeated Skyline College at home by the score of 4-1. There were over 300 fans in attendance to watch the Renegades on Thursday. Read more Ohlone Baseball Wins Coast Conference Championship.

Ohlone College Baseball Ranked # 6 In the Nation!

May 4, 2009 - Cedar Rapids, IA - The New National Rankings by Perfect Game Baseball were just released today and Ohlone Baseball (35-9) was ranked 6th, and has remained in the Top 10 for the last 7 weeks in row. Ohlone will host its 1st Regional since 1991 this upcoming weekend. Game 1 is Friday, May 8 at 2:00pm.

April 2009

Renegades are Coast Pacific Conference Champs!

Ohlone knocks off Skyline 4-1 to win title

April 30, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades (35-9, 20-5) knocked off the Skyline Trojans 4-1 on Thursday. With the win, Ohlone received the title of Coast Pacific Conference Champions. The title is the first since 1991. Sophomore Ian Hoff (8-2) earned the victory for the Renegades by pitching 4 2/3 innings in relief. Freshman Sean Martin started the contest and pitched very well. Sean’s line for the afternoon was 4 1/3 innings pitched, allowed 6 hits, 1 earned run, and struck out 3 Trojan batters. Hoff was just as good by throwing his 4 2/3 innings, allowing 2 hits, 0 runs, and struck out 4 Skyline hitters. Read more Renegades are Coast Pacific Conference Champs! (PDF).

Ohlone wins conference, sets record for wins

April 30, 2009, Tri-City Voice - Ohlone Renegades baseball eclipsed their previous high in wins, as well as winning the Coast Conference Pacific Division outright for the first time in 18 years, with a 4-1 win on their home field against Skyline. Read more Ohlone wins conference, sets record for wins.

Renegades stumble against Vikings

Jeff Johnson hits his 16th Homerun

April 28, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades (34-9, 19-5) fell to the host West Valley Vikings on Tuesday by a score of 6-2. Ian Hoff (7-2) took the loss for Ohlone by pitching 4 innings, giving up 4 runs on 10 hits, and striking out 2 West Valley batters. Roberto Padilla came in relief and pitched very well going 4 innings, allowing only 2 hits, 2 runs, and struck out 3 batters. Read more Renegades stumble against Vikings (PDF).

The Runnin’ Renegades gallop past the Rams, 18-6

David Luna earns 8th win

April 25, 2009 - On a sun drenched day in the garlic capital of the world, the Ohlone Renegades (34-8, 19-4) swept the season series from the host Gavilan Rams by a score of 18-6. Sophomore David Luna earned 8th victory of the season. Luna pitched 5 innings, allowing 6 hits, 4 runs, and struck out 4 batters. The Renegades received solid relief from 3 different pitchers. Kevin Radach and Jon Sa combined to pitch 2 innings of scoreless baseball with both striking out a batter each. Cory Krisman pitched 2 innings, allowing just 1 hit, 2 runs, and struck out 2 Rams on the day. Read more The Runnin’ Renegades gallop past the Rams (PDF).

Padilla cruises, Ohlone crushes Hartnell 16-1

Renegade Offense knocks out 18 hits on the day

April 21, 2009 - On a day that saw the temperature rise to the mid 90’s, Roberto Padilla turned in his best outing as an Ohlone Renegade. Roberto earned his 4th win of the year in a very impressive fashion. He threw a complete game, allowed 5 hits, 1 run, and struck out 5 batters. The complete game marks Padilla’s first of his college career and the 2nd complete game in a row by a Renegade. Read more Padilla cruises, Ohlone crushes Hartnell (PDF).

Ohlone jockeying with Chabot for playoff position

April 22, 2009, Tri-City Voice - With the junior college baseball season winding down, teams are jockeying for playoff position: Ohlone (30-6 going into last week's play) has all but stamped their ticket into tournament play, atop the Coast Conference Pacific Division; meanwhile, Chabot has started to pick up their play, sitting in second place in the Coast Conference Golden Gate Division. Read more Ohlone jockeying for playoff position.

Ohlone Renegades baseball update

April 21, 2009, Tri-City Voice - The Renegades have been playing solid baseball and currently hold an overall record of 32-7 overall, 17-3 in the Coast Conference Pacific Division. Ohlone sits atop of the division by four games, with six left to play. Read more Ohlone Renegades baseball update.

Ohlone's baseball mettle tested in tough Coast Conference

April 18, 2009, Inside Bay Area - Why is the Ohlone College baseball team so good this season? It's not just the pitching or the hitting or the defense. It's the whole package. "I think it's a little bit of everything," said Ohlone sophomore pitcher David Luna, a transfer from West Valley College. "The team is so deep: power hitting, execution hitting, everybody knows their role. "Guys that hit singles don't try to hit home runs, and we've got speed on our team. Our pitching has a low ERA. We have a little bit of everything." Read more Ohlone's baseball mettle tested.

Renegades take season series from Seahawks

Sean Martin earns 8th win

April 16, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades (31-7, 16-3) took down the Cabrillo Seahawks by a score of 10-2. With the win, Ohlone wins the season series against the Seahawks 2-1. Freshman Sean Martin (8-0) snagged his 8th win of the season by pitching 7 2/3 innings, scattering 7 hits, allowing 2 runs, and striking out 5 Cabrillo hitters. Read more Renegades take season series from Seahawks (PDF).

Ohlone falls to San Mateo 4-3

April 14, 2009 - On a blustery day in San Mateo, the Ohlone Renegades (30-7, 15-3) lost in a pitchers duel to College of San Mateo 4-3. Starting on the mound for the Renegades was freshmen Roberto Padilla. Padilla pitched 6 innings, scattering 6 hits, 2 earned runs, and striking out 7 Bulldog batters. Alex Oberle pitched 2 innings in relief, giving up 1 run on 2 hits. Oberle came into the game in the 7th inning with 2 runners on with 0 outs and proceeded to get a fly ball to left and a double play to end the Bulldog threat. Read more Ohlone falls to San Mateo 4-3 (PDF).

Renegades reach 30-win mark

April 15, 2009, Tri-City Voice - Ohlone baseball played a trio of home games last week (winning two and dropping one) and reached the 30 win plateau in the process. Read more Renegades reach 30-win mark.

Ohlone Wins 30th Game

April 9, 2009 - Fremont, CA - The Ohlone Renegades (30-6 Overall & 15-2 Conference) won their 30th game of the season on Wednesday against Consumnes River off the BIG 8 Conference. Ian Hoff secured the win for the Renegades pitching 5 innings giving up 0 runs.

Ohlone defeats Mission 9-1 at Home

Renegades have won 12 in a row!

April 6, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades (29-5, 16-2) defeated the Mission College Saints by a score of 9-1 on Monday. Sophomore Cory Krisman earned his 3rd win of the season. Cory pitched 7 innings allowing 4 hits, 1 run, and fanned 8 Mission batters. Alex Oberle pitched 2 scoreless innings in relief to finish off the victory. Read more Ohlone defeats Mission (PDF).

Renegades defeat Cabrillo 7-2

Hoff throws 2nd career complete game

April 4, 2009 - On a beautiful day at the “Reservation” in Fremont, the #1 ranked Ohlone Renegades (28-5, 15-2) defeated the Cabrillo Seahawks by a score of 7-2. Sophomore Ian Hoff earned his 6th win of the season. Hoff pitched all 9 innings, gave up 7 hits, 1 earned run, and fanned 9 Cabrillo batters. Read more Renegades defeat Cabrillo (PDF).

March 2009

Renegades take down Dons 18-6

David Luna earns his 6th win of the year

March 30, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades (26-5, 13-2) defeated the visiting De Anza Dons on Tuesday by a score of 18-6. Sophomore David Luna earned his 6th win of the season by pitching 5 innings, giving up 3 hits, 1 earned run, and struck out 6 De Anza hitters. Jon Fragulia threw 2 shut out innings in relief. Fragulia gave up 0 hits and struck out 1. Jon Sa and Daniel Buffington combined for 2 innings of relief. The duo gave up only 2 hits and struck out 2 De Anza batters. Read more Renegades take down Dons 18-6 (PDF).

Ohlone beats Canada at home 15-2

Padilla earns his 3rd win of the season

March 28, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades (25-5, 12-2) defeated the Canada Colts on Saturday by a score of 15-2. Roberto Padilla earned his 3rd win of the season by pitching 8 solid innings, giving up only 4 hits, 2 runs, and struck out 8 Colts batters. Ian Hoff pitched a scoreless 9th inning to close the game out for Ohlone. Read more Ohlone beats Canada at home (PDF).

Kanzaki Homers lead Ohlone over Skyline

Martin earns his 6th win of the year

March 26, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades (24-5, 11-2) defeated the host Skyline Trojans on Thursday by a score of 10-3. Freshmen Sean Martin earned his 6th win of the season and Ryan Kanzaki smacked to 2 home runs on the day. Martin pitched 7 2/3 innings giving up 7 hits, 3 runs, and struck out 8 Trojan batters. Martin held the Skyline offense scoreless for 6 straight innings, giving the Renegade offense ample time to put up runs. Read more Kanzaki Homers lead Ohlone over Skyline (PDF).

Renegades take down Gavilan 11-3

Luna earns 5th win of the year

March 24, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades (23-5, 9-2) beat the Gavilan Rams by a score of 11-3 on a sun drenched Tuesday afternoon at the Reservation in Fremont. David Luna earned his 5th win of the year by pitching 7 strong innings, giving up 4 hits, 2 runs, and 6 strike outs. Read more Renegades take down Gavilan (PDF).

Renegades keep rolling

March 25, 2009, Tri-City Voice - Ohlone baseball hasn't gone through many struggles throughout its 2009 campaign on the diamond. However, going into last week's play, they were in a bit of a rut, losing two (March 7 to Cabrillo; March 10 to Skyline) and winning two (March 12 to Chabot; March 14 to Monterey Peninsula) just after reeling off 11 wins in a row. Read more Renegades keep rolling.

Padilla Cruises while Offense scores 14

#1 Ohlone moves to 10-2 in Coast Conference Play

March 21, 2009 - The #1 ranked Ohlone Renegades (22-5, 9-2) defeated the San Francisco City Rams 14-1 on Saturday at the Reservation. Roberto Padilla earned his 2nd win of the year in dominating fashion. Roberto pitched for 7 innings giving up only 2 hits, 0 runs, and striking out 6 Ram hitters. Daniel Buffington and Kevin Radach combined for 2 innings of relief to finish off the ball game for the Renegades. Read more Padilla Cruises while Offense scores 14 (PDF).

Seasoned pitchers hurl Ohlone to No. 1 in NorCal

March 21, 2009, Contra Costa Times - The Ohlone College Baseball team is No. 1 ranked in Northern California for the first time this late in the season, and the men on the mound have shown the way. The Renegades, who were 21-5 overall and 8-2 in the Coast Conference Pacific Division heading into Saturday's game against City College of San Francisco, boast five solid sophomore pitchers and clutch hitters galore. Read more Seasoned pitchers hurl Ohlone to No. 1 in NorCal.

Ohlone defeats Monterey Peninsula 7-5

Hoff earns his 5th victory

March 19, 2009 - The #1 ranked Ohlone Renegades (21-5 – 8-2) defeated the Monterey Peninsula Lobos by a score of 7-5. Sophomore Ian Hoff received his 5th win of the year in relief by pitching 2 1/3 innings, giving up 0 hits, 0 runs, and striking out 4 Monterey hitters. Read more Ohlone defeats Monterey Peninsula (PDF).

Renegades Win Big on the Road 14-4

David Luna picks up his 4th win of the year vs. Hartnell

March 17, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades defeated the Hartnell Panthers by a score of 14-4 on Tuesday. Sophomore David Luna earned his 4th win of the 2009 season by going 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits, 4 runs, and struck out 4 Panther hitters. Sophomore Alex Oberle pitched 1 2/3 innings, gave up only 1 hit, and struck out 4 batters. Freshman Jon Sa finished the day on the mound for the Renegades throwing a scoreless 9th inning. Read more Renegades Win Big on the Road (PDF).

Renegades win in the 11th at Monterey

Padilla strikes out 4 in the start

March 14, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades (19-5, 6-2) defeated the Monterey Peninsula College Lobos on Saturday by a score of 3-2 in 11 innings. Cory Krisman (2-0) earned the victory in relief by throwing 3 innings, gave up 3 hits, 0 runs, 0 walks, and struck out 4 Lobo batters. Roberto Padilla started the game for the Renegades and dominated the Monterey lineup throughout the day, carrying a no hitter into the 7th inning. On the day, Roberto gave up 2 runs, 3 hits, and struck out 4 batters. Read more Renegades win in the 11th (PDF).

Ohlone Defeats Chabot in Hayward

Jeff Johnson hits 3 Homeruns

March 12, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades defeated the Chabot Gladiators 8-5 in dramatic fashion on Thursday. Ian Hoff threw 5 1/3 innings of relief to earn his 4th win of the year and Jeff Johnson homered 3 times to raise his season total to 10 which leads the entire state. Read more Ohlone Defeats Chabot (PDF).

Renegades Drop First Home Game of Season 8-3 to Skyline

March 10, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades dropped their first home game of the season today to Skyline College by a score of 8-3. The Renegades had previously won their first 10 games at The Reservation. David Luna received his first loss of the year, (3-1). Luna pitched extremely well on the day but defensive mishaps behind him escalated his pitch count quickly. David’s statistics for the day were 6 complete innings pitched, 7 hits, 4 earned runs, 2 walks, and he struck out 5 Skyline batters. Read more Renegades Drop First Home Game of Season (PDF).

Ohlone baseball climbing the charts

March 11, 2009, Tri-City Voice - As of Monday, March 9, Ohlone men's baseball is sporting a record of 17-3, winning 16 of their last 17 games. That streak of phenomenal play has got them to the number two ranking in Northern California… Read more Ohlone baseball climbing the charts.

Padilla throws 7 strong in pitchers duel

Ohlone comes up short 3-1 to Cabrillo

March 7, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades (17-4, 4-1) found themselves on the short end of a pitchers duel as they lost to the Cabrillo Seahawks 3-1 on Saturday. Roberto Padilla received the tough loss as he pitched well enough to win. Roberto threw 71/3 innings, gave up only 3 earned runs and struck out 5 Seahawks batters. “It was great to see Roberto give us that kind of a quality start”, said Head Coach Jordon Twohig. “He was very good today”. Read more Padilla throws 7 strong in pitchers duel (PDF).

Martin Earns 5th Win over Mission

Keller goes 2 for 3 with 2 RBI’s

March 5, 2009 - Sean Martin and the Ohlone Renegades (17-3, 4-0) played through the rain and the mud to secure their 11th win in a row over Mission College 7-2 on Thursday. Sean Martin received his 5th win of the season by throwing 9 innings, giving up only 4 hits, 2 earned runs, and struck out a season high 11 Saints hitters. Read more Martin Earns 5th Win over Mission (PDF).

Offense scores 4 in 9th to beat Canada

Hoff earns his 3rd win of the season

March 4, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades extended their conference record to 3-0 on Wednesday with a 7-5 come from behind victory at Canada College in Redwood City, Ca. Ian Hoff earned his 3rd win of the season by throwing 2 scoreless innings in relief. Read more Offense scores 4 in 9th to beat Canada (PDF).

Local JC softball and baseball teams putting up wins

March 2, 2009, Tri-City Voice Sports - Best game of the week was Ohlone baseball’s 1-0 victory over Nor Cal number one and state number-two ranked Sacramento City College. Sophomore right hander, Ian Hoff, threw a one-hit, complete-game shutout for Head Coach Jordon Twohig’s Renegades. Read more Local JC softball and baseball teams putting up wins.

February 2009

Renegades Defeat #1 Sacramento City College 1-0

February 24, 2009, Fremont, CA - The Renegades baseball team defeated the #1 ranked team in Northern California today by the score of 1-0. Starting pitcher Ian Hoff had an outstanding performance striking out 8 batters on his way to a 1-hit complete game shutout of the Sac City Panthers. Aaron Chavez scored the winning run in the game.

Renegades Prevail over Hartnell 11-8

Jeff Johnson hits game winning Grand Slam

February 28, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades defeated the Hartnell Panthers by a score of 11-8 on Saturday. With the win, the Renegades move to 15-3, (2-0) on the year. Ian Hoff received his 2nd win of the year in relief by pitching 4 innings, giving up 1 hit, 1 earned run, and striking out 2 Panther batters to preserve the victory for Ohlone. Read more Renegades Prevail over Hartnell (PDF).

Baseball Puts 28 runs on Gavilan in the Win

Braxton Miller, Zack and Jeff Johnson combine for 12 RBI

February 26, 2009 - The Ohlone College baseball team (14-3, 1-0) opened up Pacific-Coast Conference play with a bang this afternoon by defeating Gavilan College by the score of 28-9. 15 different Ohlone batters had hits on the afternoon. Ohlone Starter Alex Oberle (3-0) from Santa Theresa High School earned his 3rd win of the season. Oberle pitched 4 innings, striking out 2 batters and allowing just 4 hits. Read more Baseball Puts 28 runs on Gavilan (PDF).

Renegades Knock Off #1 Sac City at Home

Hoff throws complete game shutout

February 24, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades defeated the #1 ranked Sacramento City Panthers on Tuesday by a score of 1-0. Sophomore Ian Hoff earned his first victory on the year by throwing all 9 innings and only giving up one hit. Read more Renegades Knock Off #1 Sac City (PDF).

Ohlone baseball has undefeated week

February 25, 2009, Tri-City Voice Sports - It was a good week of play for the local community college baseball teams as the only loss was to the weather man. For Head Coach Jordon Twohig's Ohlone Renegades, they traveled to Coalinga on Wednesday, Feb. 18, to face West Hills and came home with a 7-4 victory. Read more Ohlone baseball has undefeated week.

Renegades sweep Dons, Martin Shines

Jeff Johnson was 2-4 with a HR and a 2B

February 21, 2009 - In the 3rd and final game of the series the Ohlone College Renegades (12-3) defeated the De Anza Dons by a score of 10-1. Freshmen started Sean Martin earned his 4th win of the year by going 8 innings, giving up 2 hits, 1 earned run, and struck out 6 Don batters. Read more Renegades sweep Dons, Martin Shines (PDF).

Renegades Grab Game 2 of De Anza Series

Krisman earns 1st Victory of the Year

February 20, 2009 - Cory Krisman garnered his first win of the year and Ian Hoff received his 3rd save of the year as the Ohlone Renegades (11-3) won on the road by a score of 4-3. Read more Renegades Grab Game 2 of De Anza Series (PDF).

Offense Explodes for 18 runs at Home

Ussery goes 3-5 with 3 RBI

February 19, 2009 - The Ohlone College Renegades (10-3) took game one of a three game series against De Anza College on Thursday by a score of 18-6. David Luna earned his 3rd win of the year (3-0) going 5 innings, striking out 6 Don Batters, and giving up only 1 hit. Read more Offense Explodes for 18 runs at Home (PDF).

Ohlone knocks off West Hills

February 19, 2009, Tri-City Voice Sports - Ohlone Renegades baseball bettered its record to 9-3 with a 7-4 win over West Hills College in Coalinga on Wednesday, Feb. 18. Read more Ohlone knocks off West Hills.

Baseball Defeats West Hills College in Rain-Makeup 7-4

Freshman Foster goes 2-3 with 4 RBI for Ohlone

February 18, 2009 - The Ohlone baseball team made the 2.5 hour trip south to West Hills College Wednesday afternoon. The game was scheduled after the Ohlone-Hancock game last Saturday was cancelled due to rain. West Hills College competes in the very competitive Central Valley Conference. The day was damp due to heavy Northern California rain’s the last 3 days, but the break in the weather gave the 2 clubs a chance to play. Read more Baseball Defeats West Hills College (PDF).

Baseball wins a close one over #11 Canyons College

Renegades outlast Canyons 7-6 in Game 2

February 16, 2009 - In game 2 of the Hancock/Cuesta Invitational Tournament, the Ohlone Renegades defeated a good Canyons College by the score of 7-6. Freshman pitcher Sean Martin earned his 3rd win of the young season for Ohlone moving his record to (3-0) with the win Ohlone moves to (8-3) on the season and 2-0 in the tournament. Martin, the Newark Memorial high school product pitched 7 strong innings, striking out 3 batters while walking 0. Read more Baseball wins a close one (PDF).

Ohlone Defeats #3 Cuesta College

Ohlone scores 12 runs in Game 1 of the Hancock Invitational Tournament

February 13, 2009 - The Ohlone baseball team (7-3) defeated Cuesta College (5-6) this afternoon by the score of 12-6 in game 1 of the Hancock/Cuesta Invitational Tournament. Sophomore David Luna (2-0) picked up his 2nd win of the season. Read more Ohlone Defeats #3 Cuesta College (PDF).

Steven Ramos is Male Athlete of the Month for January 2009

February 12, 2009 - California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) - Freshman outfielder Steven Ramos (Tracy) has exploded to start the season. He bats leadoff for the Renegade baseball team and has been putting up some very good numbers.

In seventeen at bats he is batting .529 with nine hits. Ramos has three doubles, one home run, eight stolen bases, and three runs batted in. He has an on-base-percentage of .556%, and he is slugging an astonishing .882%. Ramos has thrown out two runners at home plate from the outfield.

“Ramos works hard on the field, proving himself in the leadoff spot through the short season thus far. His routine in the classroom is a demonstration of his personality and abilities. After a great high school career at Tracy, Ramos was looking for an opportunity and he sought us out. After being actively recruited by other area teams, he chose the Renegades, and we are pleased to have him with us. His speed on the base paths is creating opportunities for our offense which is a big plus,” said Ohlone’s head baseball coach, Jordan Twohig.

Resilient Renegades fall to Diablo Valley 12-8

Freshman Cody Foster was 4-5 at the plate despite the loss

February 10, 2009 - The Ohlone baseball team ended their five-game win streak against Diablo Valley in Tuesday's 12-8 loss to the Vikings. With the los the Ohlone moves to (6-3) on the season. Read more Resilient Renegades fall to Diablo Valley (PDF).

Ohlone drops a thriller to Diablo Valley

February 10, 2009, Tri-City Voice Sports - Ohlone Renegades baseball team traveled to Diablo Valley College Tuesday night looking to six in a row, however, DVC jumped on the Renegades early and often, and held on for a 12-8 victory. Read more Ohlone drops a thriller to Diablo Valley.

Renegades Sweep Vikings

Ohlone Earns Fifth Straight Win

February 8, 2009 - The Ohlone Renegades extended their win streak to five games with Sunday's 8-3 victory against West Valley. Read more Renegades Sweep Vikings (PDF).

Ohlone Baseball Takes the Series on the Shoulders of Martin

Sean Martin moves to (2-0) on the season

February 7, 2009 - Freshman starting pitcher Sean Martin improves to (2-0) on the season after throwing 7 strong innings on Saturday against West Valley in the 3-0 win. Martin had 2 strikeouts and only 1 walk in the outing. Read more Ohlone Baseball Takes the Series (PDF).

Luna gets first win as Renegades defeat West Valley College

Offense Scores 12 runs in the Victory

February 6, 2009 - David Luna entered Thursday's series opener against West Valley knowing that he had to pitch a better game than he did a week ago against Diablo Valley College. Luna set out to do better Thursday, and he did just that pitching a strong six innings, allowing one run on four hits with four strikeouts in Ohlone's 12-6 win Thursday. Read more Luna gets first win (PDF).

Renegade Bats Break Through for Second Straight Win

February 3, 2009 - It wasn’t a perfect start for the Renegades, but it was a perfect ending. Michael Ussery's clutch RBI double for the Renegades in the seventh inning gave Ohlone the go-ahead lead as the Renegades beat the College of San Mateo 17-11 Tuesday. Read more Renegade Bats Break Through for Second Straight Win.

Ohlone Bats Explode for 17 hits in Victory

February 3, 2009 - Fremont, CA—The Renegades baseball team defeated San Mateo College by the score of 17-11 Tuesday at Ohlone College. The Renegades had 17 hits on the afternoon, and also received good pitching performances from starter Roberto Padilla, and relievers Kevin Radach, and Alex Oberle.

Luna Named Pre-Season All-American

February 2, 2009 - Fremont, CA - It was announced last week that sophomore player David Luna was named to the California Community College Pre-Season All American List. David a starting pitcher and designated hitter for the Renegades was named 1st Team All-Coast Conference as a freshman batting .317 with 7 HR. He also was 4-1 on the mound for Ohlone last spring. This past fall David signed a National Letter of Intent to play Division I baseball for San Jose State, in 2010.

January 2009

Renegades Pitchers Combine for Shutout against Shasta College 7-0

January 31, 2009 - Merced, CA - Freshman Sean Martin earned his 1st collegiate victory for Ohlone College defeating Shasta College in the final game of the Merced tournament by a score of 7-0. Martin along with relievers Jon Sa, and Jon Fragulia combined for the shutout, striking out 10 Shasta batters in the win. Freshman Steven Ramos went 3-4 with a HR, 2B, and 2 stolen bases for the Renegades.

Baseball Wins Home opener 9-5 against Diablo Valley College

Renegade pitchers struck out 11 Viking batters in the victory

January 29, 2009 - Sophomore right-hander Alex Oberle struck out 3 in 2.2 innings of relief to get the win for Ohlone. Freshman Michael Ussery, and Zach Johnson both hit homeruns as the Renegades offense had 12 hits on the afternoon. Read more Baseball Wins Home opener (PDF).

Baseball Falls To Sacramento City College In Day One of the 2009 Season 6-2

Freshman Steven Ramos goes 3-4 to lead the offense in the loss

January 27, 2009 - Freshman pitcher Roberto Padilla struck out four batters in 5.2 innings, but it was not enough as the Ohlone baseball team fell to Sacramento City College, 6-2, in day one of the 2009 season at Union Stadium in Sacramento. Read more Baseball Falls To Sacramento City College (PDF).

Ohlone loses opener 6-2 in Sacto

February 6, 2009 - Freshman pitcher Roberto Padilla struck out four batters in 5.2 innings, but it was not enough as the Ohlone College baseball team fell 6-2 to Sacramento City College on January 27, the first day of the 2009 season at Sacramento's Union Stadium. Read more Ohlone loses opener 6-2 in Sacto.

Pre-Season

Luna & Martin Sign "National Letters of Intent"

Both Pitchers earn baseball scholarships to play Division I for San Jose State

November 18, 2008 - It was a very exciting day for the Ohlone College baseball program. Two players from this years team signed “National Letters of Intent” to play Division-I baseball next season! David Luna and Sean martin, both pitchers have both earned baseball scholarships to compete at San Jose State in 2010. Read more Luna & Martin Sign National Letters of Intent (PDF).

3 Players Selected to the Junior College All-Star Game

3 Ohlone Sophomores were represented at this event, hosted by Sacramento State

October 4, 2008 - Ohlone College baseball was represented this year at the Annual Sophomore Showcase at Sacramento State on Saturday. This year’s selections were Right-handed pitcher David Luna, right-handed pitcher Cory Krisman, and catcher Braxton Miller. Read more 3 Players Selected to the Junior College All-Star Game (PDF).

Matt Langseth Ohlone College - 2008 “Male Athlete of the Year”

August 21, 2008 - Ohlone College has just announced that sophomore graduate Matt Langseth has been voted the 2008 Ohlone College “Male Athlete of the Year”. Langseth, a standout 2nd baseman on the baseball team the last 2 seasons will be attending Cornell University of the Ivy League this fall. Langseth had a solid career for the Renegades both on the field, and in the classroom. Read more Matt Langseth Ohlone College - 2008 “Male Athlete of the Year” (PDF).

Ohlone Announces Jordon Twohig as Interim Head Baseball Coach

August 18, 2008 - Ohlone College baseball head Coach Tom Kunis resigned last week in order to accept another job at a Division I baseball program in the Bay Area. “Associate head coach Jordon Twohig will be stepping in as the interim head coach until we can move forward with a national search.” Athletics Director Chris Warden announced after the official letter from Kunis was received. Read more Ohlone Announces Jordon Twohig as Interim Head Baseball Coach.

Gaucho Recruit Joe Gardner Selected Alaska Baseball League co-Player of the Year!

July 30, 2008 - Former Ohlone College baseball player Joe Gardner has been selected co-Player of the Year in the Alaska Summer Baseball League, it was announced this week. Joe, a , a right handed pitcher will join Division I UC Santa Barbara baseball team for the 2009 season in the Big West Conference. Read more Gaucho Recruit Joe Gardner Selected Alaska Baseball League co-Player of the Year! (PDF).

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