July 6, 2020

NEW CARLISLE - With the wind blowing out to center field during batting practice on a hot, humid day, it seemed as if the Bourissa Hills Wildcards (8-10) and New Carlisle Newts  (12-6) were headed for a long Sunday afternoon at Migley Field.


Coming into the series, three Wildcards had batting averages over the .600 mark, while the Newts were ORWBL'...

June 28, 2020

LA PORTE - Much like their match-up in the ORWBL World Series a year ago, the New Carlisle Newts (12-3) failed to capitalize on their opportunities to knock off the Maple City Magic (12-3) on Sunday afternoon at Magic Park. Maple City took two of three from New Carlisle, 7-10 (F/7), 15-9, and 11-10 (F/10).

Scott Soos got the scoring started early fo...

June 21, 2020

NEW CARLISLE - Two of ORWBL's most iconic franchises renewed their historic rivalry on Saturday night, as the New Carlisle Newts (11-1) took two of three from the Rolling Prairie Emery's Army (3-9), 10-13, 25-8, and 12-6.

It was a huge crowd and party atmosphere at Migley Field, typical for the series which dates back to 2009. The Newts now lead the...

June 19, 2020

NEW CARLISLE - On the longest day of the summer, things will heat up at Migley Field on Saturday evening as the New Carlisle Newts (9-0) will renew their storied rivalry with the Rolling Prairie Emery's Army (2-7).

The series exhibits the true nature of a backyard wiffleball league, with friends getting together to play a kids game. However, regardl...

June 15, 2020

UNION MILLS - The New Carlisle Newts (9-0) continued their early season hot streak on Sunday afternoon, sweeping the Union Mills Goon Squad (1-8) at Helmet Head Field, 7-3, 20-9, and 17-3.

The long road trip didn't phase the Newts, as Garrett Curless and Scott Soos started the day with back-to-back singles. After a Matt Soos single to load the bases...

June 8, 2020

NEW CARLISLE - The noise returned to New Carlisle's Migleyville neighborhood on Sunday afternoon with the voice of Chicago Cubs radio announcer Pat Hughes bellowing, "New Carlisle Newts wiffleball is on the air!" to announce the opening of Migley Field for yet another season.

The Opening Day festivities saw another sweep for the New Carlisle Newts (...

June 1, 2020

LYNN STREET- It was a day for both the old and new as the 14th season of New Carlisle Newts wiffleball kicked off on Sunday afternoon at Rocko's Park. The Newts (3-0) swept the Lynn Street Leprechauns, 17-5, 9-3, and 17-8.

With the start of the ORWBL season delayed four weeks by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the veteran Newts had extra time to knoc...

August 18, 2019

LA PORTE - For the third consecutive year, the Maple City Magic are Old Republic Wiffle®Ball League Champions.


The Magic completed their three-peat with a 13-12 victory over the New Carlisle Newts on Sunday, August 18 to win the ORWBL World Series in six games.


New Carlisle had plenty of opportunities throughout the series, but just could not capit...

August 12, 2019

NEW CARLISLE - After battling on the road to win Game 2, the Newts returned to Migley Field on Sunday with a chance to use home field advantage to take command of the ORWBL World Series.

Unfortunately for New Carlisle, their struggles at the friendly confines continued.  After an 11-10 victory in Game 3, the Newts dropped the next two games, 17-14 a...

August 9, 2019

LA PORTE - Facing a tough weeknight match-up on the road, things went about as well as they could for the New Carlisle Newts on Thursday at Magic Park. 

New Carlisle split the opening games of the 2019 ORWBL World Series, 9-14, 15-13.

The Series got off to a rocky start for the Newts, as the offense struggled against Magic starting pitcher Caleb Jonk...

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