WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - 2010 Clear Fork grad goes to Class "A" Staten Island Yankees. }}" />

   
 
 
Travis Hissong Signs With Yankee Organization

Story By: Jeff Alan

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 6/10/2014

Travis Hissong, a 2010 graduate of Clear Fork High School and a big cog in the wheel that helped the Colts win the Division III state baseball title that year has signed a free agent contract with the New York Yankees Class "A" short season affiliate in Staten Island.

In talking with Hissong and his high school baseball coach Jeremy Riddle, the Staten Island Yankees will open their season on Friday against Brooklyn and will play 77 games in 81 days. Hissong just finished his junior season at Wright State University in Dayton where he was 2-3 with an era of 4.23 in seven starts with 39K's. As a closer the season before he went 4-1 with an era of 2.39 with 52K's.

Hissong says he is not sure how the SI Yanks will use him, but he is up for either. The former Colt was also being courted by the L.A. Dodgers but chose to stay closer to home so that family and friends could see him pitch.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Kingwood Center held their annual "Great Pumpkin Glow" event, bringing family fun to Kingwood Center. Full Story
Image1 Richland Carrousel Park helped celebrate the coming of Halloween by running the carousel backwards. Full Story
 
Image1 Lexington's Grace Brethren Church hosted "Richland County Redemption 2014" to help stop addiction in Richland County. Full Story
Image1 Community members from Faith Temple Church of God in Christ gathered at the United Steelworkers meeting hall for a luncheon centered around breast cancer. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Many Shades of Pink Raises Awareness for Breast Cancer

Annual Collection Helps Recycle Household Waste

More News