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August 10, 2014

New Direction for Archers as Silverwolf Named GM

Tuesday, January 1st, 2030 Feeling the heat to settle on a new GM, the Lake Town Archers tapped Dave Silverwolf as the new head man. "We've taken our time in finding what we hope is an excellent, far-seeing general manager....

August 06, 2014

Nilad Latest HOF Legend

Tuesday, January 1st, 2030 The baseball legends today welcomed to their exclusive club a new catcher by the name of Thuralia Nilad. His induction ceremony was held today at the Tolkien Baseball Hall of Fame. "I remember thinking to myself...

July 25, 2014

Are Archers Ready for Big Free Agent Splash?

Wednesday, November 28th, 2029 Rumors of a deal to bring superstar shortstop Rowan Sandyman to Lake Town rocked Tolkien Baseball today as representatives for both sides were spotted at an exclusive country club. Sandyman flatly denied the rumors even though...

June 11, 2014

League Suspends Powers and Elarandel for Brawl

Thursday, September 27th, 2029 Lake Town's Crazy Powers and Bywater's Tavja Elarandel have been handed 3-game suspensions for their parts in yesterday's upheaval at Lake Town Park. The teams were notified today that the suspensions would go into effect immediately....

May 22, 2014

Friagorn Eärärion Wallops 3 Homers for Archers

Friday, August 17th, 2029 What did Friagorn Eärärion eat for breakfast prior to his game against Bree? Whatever it was, it provided some surprising power as the Lake Town center fielder smacked three balls up and out of the park...

May 19, 2014

Eärärion Punishes SC Pitchers This Week

Monday, August 13th, 2029 27-year-old Friagorn Eärärion sent shock waves through Tolkien Baseball last week with an eye-popping performance that brought him the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award. A newcomer to the league, Eärärion made the establishment sit...

Rowdy Players Suspended by League

Saturday, August 11th, 2029 Wilo Headhater of the Minas Ithil Wyrms and Rebo Pelham of the Lake Town Archers received notification from the league commissioner's office that they had been suspended for 5 games for their part in the on-field...

March 10, 2014

Ravenhill Darkwings, Archers Agree to Trade

Monday, April 16th, 2029 The Baseball News Network is reporting that the Darkwings and Archers have consummated a trade. Lake Town will receive 29-year-old right fielder Po the Independent, 28-year-old reliever Rebo Pelham, 29-year-old minor league shortstop Borigal Trample and...

September 23, 2013

Powers Laces 3 HR Against Erebor

Sunday, May 14th, 2028 Going... Going... Gone! Crazy Powers did it three times in the Lake Town 9-5 victory over the Erebor Eagles. Three home runs in one game! "I was in a groove," he said, "and every pitch they...

September 12, 2013

Archers Armorshaker Has 16 Ks

Thursday, May 4th, 2028 Lake Town got the best of the Dagorlad Disaster today at Lake Town Park. They won the game 2-1 behind the fine pitching of Bosur Armorshaker, who totaled 16 strikeouts in a sensational outing. Armorshaker notched...

August 05, 2013

Lake Town Inks Star RF to $177,800,000 Deal

Sunday, January 2nd, 2028 The Lake Town Archers have called a press conference later today to announce the signing of right fielder Crazy Powers to a 7-year, $177,800,000 contract. Both Powers and the Archers are said to be very pleased...

July 29, 2013

$62,000,000 Lands C Mailer for Archers

Sunday, December 12th, 2027 As speculation mounted into the morning, rumors over a final agreement between Norman Mailer and Lake Town became a reality, with the star opting for a $62,000,000 deal over 4 years....

May 23, 2013

SC Trophy Goes to Smeagol of Lake Town

Monday, September 6th, 2027 His hard work and hustle paid off this week. The hard-working and hard-playing Vrsilok Smeagol was rewarded with the Shire Conference Player of the Week honors. The scrappy Lake Town Archers right fielder hit .533 while...

March 25, 2013

That's All She Wrote: Career Over for Knotwise

Sunday, June 13th, 2027 Marroc Knotwise of the Lake Town Archers has made it official: he will retire from baseball, effective immediately. Knotwise had sought a second opinion about a torn labrum. But it only confirmed the earlier diagnosis that...

March 11, 2013

SC Player of the Week Named

Monday, May 24th, 2027 27-year-old Dalo Gidush sent shock waves through Tolkien Baseball last week with an eye-popping performance that brought him the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award. A newcomer to the league, Gidush made the establishment sit...

January 08, 2013

Lake Town Makes Big Splash in Free Agency: Signs CF

Wednesday, December 16th, 2026 Fans in Lake Town ushered in Gamella Pender today as their new center fielder. The 27-year-old came to terms with the Archers and will be hauling in $11,800,000 a year over 6 years. Pender has a...

December 20, 2012

Manager Legilmaldor and Lake Town Part Company

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2026 The Lake Town Archers announced today that they have fired manager Haliagast Legilmaldor. "We've decided to move in another direction," the general manager explained to the assembled press. "We appreciate all the work that Haliagast has...

July 12, 2012

$2,840,000 Lands CL Ta for Archers

Tuesday, February 10th, 2026 Glegnar Ta might be in the twilight of his career, but he is not going to leave the stage before the final act. Today the 41-year-old scribbled his signature on a $2,840,000-a-year deal with the Archers....

July 02, 2012

It's Official: CF Welk Signs with Archers

Friday, December 19th, 2025: The Archers and Gandeodoc Welk appeared before the Lake Town media today as the two sides emerged from marathon contract talks. Welk, a center fielder, is poised to make $40,300,000 over 6 years. During his career...

May 07, 2012

Proudneck Big Deal in Lake Town: Hits for Cycle

Sunday, September 7th, 2025: "Some days everything falls in place and you have an almost perfect day." Those were the comments from Lake Town first baseman Tika Proudneck today as her 4-5 day included the cycle, a baseball rarity. "She...

April 09, 2012

Archers Blank Misty Mountain, Elfhand Fires 1-Hitter

Monday, July 21st, 2025: "He was kind of teasing them with his off-speed stuff, and his fastball was moving everywhere," the Lake Town skipper said after Glosin Elfhand shut out the Misty Mountain Hops 4-0 on a 1-hit masterpiece. Elfhand...

November 10, 2011

Star SP Signs Extension with Lake Town

Monday, September 30th, 2024: The Lake Town Archers have finished a deal with All Star-caliber starting pitcher Arwauden Earalinde that will extend his stay in Lake Town at least 5 years and will pay out $61,200,000. This year Earalinde has...

October 13, 2011

SC #1 Pitcher in July is Lake Town's Earalinde

Thursday, August 1st, 2024: Arwauden Earalinde's been around the league long enough to appreciate the honor he received today. After going 4-0 in July, the 27-year-old Lake Town hurler has been named Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month. He fanned...

September 08, 2011

SC's Top Player Named

Monday, June 3rd, 2024: Holir Singer demonstrated his potential to be a star in the game last week and today he took home the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award. The Lake Town catcher wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers...

August 29, 2011

Tunnelsnapper Earns SC Player of the Week

Monday, May 13th, 2024: At the age of 28, Hoisil Tunnelsnapper might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Lake Town left fielder put up some exceptional...

August 22, 2011

Star SP Elfhand Signs for 1 year

Saturday, April 27th, 2024: Team officials triumphantly announced that the Archers and superstar starting pitcher Glosin Elfhand have closed a deal that keeps the 27-year-old in a Lake Town uniform for another 1 year. Elfhand will earn $5,760,000 as part...

August 01, 2011

Star SP Iggette Signs for 1 year

Thursday, March 7th, 2024: Happy times in Lake Town as the Archers and star starting pitcher Lol Iggette put the finishing touches on a $5,500,000 contract extension that will keep the 25-year-old in town 1 year longer. The signing is...

Injury Forces Gamella Pender Out

Wednesday, March 6th, 2024: The Lake Town Archers were dealt a severe blow when Gamella Pender was hurt making a defensive play recently in a game against the Old Forest Merry Fellows. After the game, the team trainer reported Pender...

Gläldur Signs for 1 year

Sunday, March 3rd, 2024: Fans hailed the signing of Farauron Gläldur today as the Lake Town Archers starting pitcher came to terms with the club. Set to make $5,056,000 over the upcoming 1 year, Gläldur signed primarily out of loyalty...

July 14, 2011

Third Baseman Thaitai Fandir Lands in Lake Town

Saturday, December 30th, 2023: In a move expected to bring depth to the Archers, Lake Town brass announced the signing today of third baseman Thaitai Fandir. Fandir will be pocketing $4,250,000 per season, an amount some BNN analysts think might...

July 01, 2011

Turmoil in Lake Town as Front Office Reacts to GM Hire

Thursday, November 16th, 2023: Tarvi Stonehewer and several of the Lake Town Archers players visited with some school children as they took time out from a busy schedule. The newly appointed GM has proven he's more than just a baseball...

May 26, 2011

Ouch! Farauron Gläldur Shelved by Injury

Thursday, September 14th, 2023: Farauron Gläldur at first refused to leave today's Bree-Lake Town game after he suffered a partially torn labrum while throwing a pitch. But his manager convinced him not to be foolish. "I want to be on...

Bad News for Lake Town, Andrack Antslammer Hurt

Wednesday, September 13th, 2023: Lake Town fans will be disappointed to learn that Andrack Antslammer suffered a torn flexor tendon in his elbow while throwing a pitch in today's game. After the doctor informed the Lake Town Archers manager that...

May 23, 2011

Iggette Super -- No-Hits Erebor

Friday, September 8th, 2023: Lol Iggette of the Lake Town Archers was certainly the King of the Hill today in the Shire Conference. He really did a number on the Erebor Eagles -- and that number was zero -- the...

April 18, 2011

Gläldur Signs for 1 year

Sunday, July 16th, 2023: Team officials triumphantly announced that the Archers and superstar starting pitcher Farauron Gläldur have closed a deal that keeps the 24-year-old in a Lake Town uniform for another 1 year. Gläldur will earn $4,724,000 as part...

March 28, 2011

Time's Up: the Devastator to Retire

Thursday, June 8th, 2023: Lake Town Archers right fielder Shaglakh the Devastator will retire at the end of the season, according to reports out of team headquarters. the Devastator, 40, has been considering retirement since last season sources say, though...

March 07, 2011

Antslammer Grabs SC Top Pitcher Trophy

Monday, May 1st, 2023: Andrack Antslammer took home the Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month honors in April. After all these years playing ball, the 40-year-old veteran still enjoys the game as though he'd just broken camp for the first...

Oakenslayer Gets Number 2000

Friday, April 28th, 2023: What a day for Palin Oakenslayer. The 36-year-old Lake Town shortstop reached the 2000-hit mark today and the Archers whipped the Lothlorien Lumberjacks 3-2. Oakenslayer told reporters, "It's good to finally get it. The closer you...

February 28, 2011

SC Player of the Week, Pender of Lake Town

Monday, April 17th, 2023: Gamella Pender demonstrated her potential to be a star in the game last week and today she took home the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award. The Lake Town left fielder wreaked havoc on opposing...

Star SP Signs Pact with Archers

Sunday, April 16th, 2023: Happy times in Lake Town as the Archers and star starting pitcher Lol Iggette put the finishing touches on a $5,500,000 contract extension that will keep the 25-year-old in town 1 year longer. The signing is...

January 27, 2011

Lake Town Announces Deal for Veteran SP

Sunday, February 12th, 2023: Despite his solid numbers, some fans questioned the value of the Istvan the Archer signing even as Lake Town officials paraded him before the media this afternoon. the Archer will surely bring a lot to the...

January 23, 2011

Veteran SP Antslammer Settles on Archers

Thursday, January 19th, 2023: There was a buzz in the air today as news broke of Lake Town finalizing a deal with star starting pitcher Andrack Antslammer. The deal, worth an estimated $37,260,000 over 3 years, proved a big hit...

January 17, 2011

Star SP Signs Extension with Lake Town

Monday, December 5th, 2022: Media analysts hailed Lake Town's signing of Glosin Elfhand, one of Tolkien Baseball's brightest stars, as a pivotal move. While the deal is certain to raise a few eyebrows, Elfhand is expected to earn every bit...

January 02, 2011

Lady DeBuG Named GM, Takes Control of Archers

Saturday, November 26th, 2022: It's official. Lady DeBuG is the new GM for the Lake Town Archers. With the departure of Papa Bear, the club made it official today. The owner will step in for the time being and run...

November 01, 2010

Gläldur Sidelined for 7-8 Months

Thursday, August 11th, 2022: The Lake Town Archers were dealt a severe blow when Farauron Gläldur was hurt throwing a pitch recently in a game against the Bree Cheese. After the game, the team trainer reported Gläldur might have to...

October 26, 2010

Gläldur Tabbed as July's Starter of the Month

Monday, August 1st, 2022: July's best hurler was Farauron Gläldur of Lake Town. He overwhelmed SC hitters all month long and captured the Pitcher of the Month award as he collected a 5-1 record in 6 starts. The 23-year-old Gläldur...

October 11, 2010

Gamodoc Tinàlindë Hurt, Out of Action

Sunday, July 3rd, 2022: The Lake Town Archers will be without the services of Gamodoc Tinàlindë for 6 weeks after an incident in a game against the Carrock Bears. The 26-year-old left fielder was injured while running the bases and...

September 23, 2010

SC Star of the Week Honored

Monday, June 13th, 2022: At the age of 26, Gamodoc Tinàlindë might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Lake Town left fielder put up some exceptional...

September 20, 2010

Iggette Guns Down Lumberjacks

Wednesday, June 1st, 2022: He didn't put a spell on them. It wasn't black magic, it was just old-fashioned good pitching. That's how Lol Iggette of the Lake Town Archers blanked the Lothlorien Lumberjacks 2-0. After tossing a complete-game 1-hit...

Saphirecryer Extends Stay in Lake Town

Wednesday, June 1st, 2022: Lake Town received a bit of good news today as their reliever Kinar Saphirecryer accepted a $4,540,000-a-year offer that will keep him in a Archers uniform for 4 years. For the year Saphirecryer has saved 2...

September 07, 2010

Muskrat *Ramble to Miss 4 Weeks

Thursday, May 12th, 2022: Archers third baseman Muskrat *Ramble was hurt colliding with a player at a base during today's Titans game and suffered a strained hamstring. He will be laid up about 4 weeks. This year *Ramble is hitting...

August 30, 2010

Archers, Veteran Oakenslayer Agree to Terms

Thursday, April 28th, 2022: The Archers inked a deal with 35-year-old Palin Oakenslayer today signaling that it not only wanted him on the field but in the clubhouse. Publicly, Palin Oakenslayer has spoken highly of Lake Town, so the extension...

August 16, 2010

Lake Town's Shaglakh the Devastator Injured

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022: Lake Town Archers right fielder Shaglakh the Devastator left yesterday's game against the Rivendell Royals after suffering a stiff back making a defensive play. the Devastator was taken to the clubhouse for examination by team doctors....

August 09, 2010

Lake Town, Carrock Confirm Trade

Monday, March 7th, 2022: Lake Town and Carrock have made a swap. Players involved in the transaction are the Archers 28-year-old starting pitcher Moisil Thunderarrow, 23-year-old minor league starting pitcher Thror Rocktearer, 21-year-old minor league third baseman Ponto Moss and...

August 05, 2010

Bears, Archers Confirm Deal

Tuesday, March 1st, 2022: A trade was announced today at a press conference in Carrock. Not satisfied with their current roster, the Carrock Bears general manager shook things up by acquiring 25-year-old right fielder Sarkthor Falathion and 24-year-old minor league...

July 26, 2010

It's Official: MR Noriand Signs with Archers

Thursday, January 20th, 2022: The Archers pulled out all the stops today to announce the signing of reliever Elrialob Noriand. The 33-year-old is one of the game's preeminent playmakers and has definitely proven why he was such an attractive signing....

July 04, 2010

Lake Town Signs RF Buskirk to 3-Year Extension

Wednesday, November 24th, 2021: Team officials were upbeat today as Edward Buskirk signed an extension with the Archers. He'll be calling Lake Town home for the next 3 years and will earn $14,160,000 in salary by the end of the...

June 25, 2010

Elrond Managers Named

League officials today announced the winners of this year's Elrond Manager of the Year awards in both Conferences. For the Shire, Lake Town's skipper, Papa Bear, took home the trophy for guiding the Archers to a 97-66 record, improving over...

June 10, 2010

Peregrin Took out of Lineup 3 Weeks

Saturday, October 9th, 2021: The Lake Town Archers will lose the services of second baseman Peregrin Took after he sustained a strained oblique while running the bases in today's game against the Mirkwood Marauders. "I'll get through it," Took said....

March 15, 2010

Week's #1 Player: Lake Town's Oakenslayer

Monday, May 3rd, 2021: A battle-tested Palin Oakenslayer declared war on opposing pitchers last week, attacking the ball like the well-schooled veteran he is. Today the 34-year-old Lake Town shortstop collected the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award. He...

Archers Gläldur Blanks Kings

Saturday, May 1st, 2021: Farauron Gläldur of the Lake Town Archers was really in the zone as he mowed down the Numenor hitters 17-0 in a sterling mound performance. "I'm feeling good overall," he said. "I'm executing my pitches, I'm...

March 08, 2010

Archers, Veteran Badgerpoker Agree to Terms

Saturday, April 17th, 2021: Archers fans were divided today as Lake Town confirmed that the front office has signed Ciurk Badgerpoker to a 2-year extension at a rate of $3,875,000 per year. While many were enthusiastically behind the signing, others...

March 04, 2010

Lake Town, Minas Ithil Confirm Deal

Thursday, April 1st, 2021: The Lake Town Archers swapped 31-year-old starting pitcher Evette Graverobber, 22-year-old left fielder Grimag Wolfgobber and 21-year-old reliever Lenwe Eärorfiwyn for 27-year-old starting pitcher Moisil Thunderarrow and 39-year-old center fielder Ciurk Badgerpoker of the Wyrms after...

February 10, 2010

Lake Town, Misty Mountain Deal Made

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021: Fans in Lake Town woke up this morning to learn that their team had traded 22-year-old reliever Arweowyn Eläthien, 24-year-old minor league reliever Christopher Turtleherder and 20-year-old minor league right fielder Buudush Toothchewer to the Misty...

November 30, 2009

Took Picked SC Player of the Week

Monday, August 31st, 2020: Peregrin Took is respected by most Lake Town Archers fans for his no-frills style of play. The 20-year-old second baseman went about his business with vigor last week to grab the Shire Conference Player of the...

November 24, 2009

New Lake Town GM Addresses Critics

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November 16, 2009

Musicfist, Darkbrother Swap Clubs

Monday, July 27th, 2020: In a hastily-called press conference, Lake Town announced today a trade with Erebor that will send 23-year-old minor league catcher Thror Grudgeslayer, 23-year-old minor league closer Isewyn Crashingwrath, 32-year-old right fielder Losur Musicfist, 33-year-old second baseman...

Moria, Lake Town Agree to Swap

Monday, July 27th, 2020: Sometimes a change of scenery can be a beneficial to a baseball player. That is the hope in Moria and Lake Town as the teams came to an agreement today which sends 22-year-old reliever Arweowyn Eläthien,...

November 05, 2009

Lake Town-Misty Mountain Trade: Fiol for Eowiowyn

Monday, July 6th, 2020: The Baseball News Network is reporting that the Archers and Hops have consummated a trade. Misty Mountain will receive 20-year-old minor league first baseman Arweolbo Fiol and 18-year-old minor league starting pitcher Nolak the Wicked in...

Archers, Witch Kings Confirm Trade

Monday, July 6th, 2020: Officials for Lake Town confirmed that they have traded 23-year-old minor league left fielder Gruugor Goblincutter and 23-year-old minor league first baseman Phanseen Belaril to the Weathertop Witch Kings. In return, the Archers will receive 20-year-old...

November 02, 2009

Lake Town's Filmaldur Calls It a Career, Suffers Setback and Retires

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020: It looks like the end of Santos Filmaldur's career. He got the sad news today from his doctors that this last setback was more damaging than first reported. The 28-year-old Lake Town Archers second baseman was...

A Change at the Top as Archers Announce Signing of Papa Bear as GM

Monday, June 29th, 2020: Newly appointed Lake Town Archers GM Papa Bear put in an all-nighter yesterday, saying that he's got a lot of work to do and needs to get settled quickly. "I've done my homework. I've scouted this...

October 31, 2009

New Management in Lake Town

Baseball is a game built on surprising moves; yet sometimes the logic behind the moves makes them seem almost inevitable. The new management team at Lake Town seems to feel that this describes recent developments that brought them from Erebor....

October 12, 2009

5-Hit Barrage by Rodyn

Monday, May 25th, 2020: Lino Rodyn socked it to the Eagles today at Lake Town Park. The 34-year-old Archers third baseman rapped 5 hits in 5 at-bats to lead his club to a 7-1 win over Erebor. L. Rodyn singled...

October 05, 2009

Musicfist Slaps 5 Hits

Thursday, May 14th, 2020: Losur Musicfist was on fire today and sparked his club to a 16-13 victory over the Fairies. The Lake Town right fielder was a tough out and went 5 for 5 against Bucklebury in a fine...

May 28, 2009

*Debuugger Punishes SC Pitchers This Week

At the age of 27, Sinsy *Debuugger might have some potential she hasn't realized yet -- if her success at the plate last week is any indication. The Lake Town right fielder put up some exceptional numbers the past seven...

May 11, 2009

Archers Elivande Gone for Year

Lake Town starting pitcher Darkle Elivande could miss the remainder of the season because of a ruptured disc. He exited yesterday's Bucklebury game after injuring himself while throwing a pitch. The original diagnosis said Elivande would be out 12 months....

May 04, 2009

Fite Twirls No-Hitter Against Fairies

Paul Fite was unhittable June 27 as he beat the Fairies 3-0. The Lake Town pitcher breezed through the Bucklebury lineup and got himself a no-hitter. Fite had them talking to themselves as he struck out 9 and issued 5...

March 06, 2009

SP Mayes Settles on Lake Town

The Lake Town Archers presented a battle-hardened Eugene Mayes to the local press corps today as their latest signing. The 34-year-old starting pitcher sealed a 3-year deal worth $8,940,000 mere hours before the formal introduction. So far in Mayes's career,...

Veteran SS Oakenslayer Settles on Archers

As speculation mounted into the morning, rumors over a final agreement between Palin Oakenslayer and Lake Town became a reality, with the star opting for a $37,080,000 deal over 4 years. In his career Oakenslayer is batting .268 with 1471...

March 02, 2009

Archers Announce New General Manager; Elessar Curumo to Run Club

Hope springs eternal. At least that was the mood of the press conference when it was announced that Elessar Curumo would be the new GM of the Lake Town Archers. Team owners and fans are really enthused about the signing...

December 11, 2008

2000th Hit for Badgerpoker

Ciurk Badgerpoker's bat made good contact with the ball as he has many times in his career, but this time it added his name to an elite list of players with 2000 hits. The Lake Town center fielder went to...

Lake Town's Badgerpoker Hammers #400

Lake Town Archers slugging center fielder Ciurk Badgerpoker swatted his way to the 400 home run mark today as the Archers fell to Grey Havens 11-7. For his part, Badgerpoker chipped in 1 RBI, scored 1 run and collected 1...

November 20, 2008

Santos Filmaldur Lost for Season

Santos Filmaldur has to call it a season. The Lake Town Archers second baseman sustained a season-ending injury against the Old Forest Merry Fellows and will not play again this year according to club doctors. Filmaldur was injured while colliding...

October 16, 2008

Star 2B Signs Extension with Lake Town

LAKE TOWN - The Lake Town Archers have finalized a deal with All Star-caliber second baseman Santos Filmaldur that will extend his stay in Lake Town at least 3 years and will pay out $30,030,000. In the current season, Filmaldur...

October 07, 2008

SC Star of the Week Honored

At the age of 26, Santos Filmaldur might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Lake Town second baseman put up some exceptional numbers the past seven...

September 25, 2008

Filmaldur, Middlebrook Receive 4-Game Suspensions

LAKE TOWN - The league decided to come down hard on Santos Filmaldur of the Archers and Vuli Middlebrook of the Fairies for their roles in a brawl during a game between Lake Town and Bucklebury at Lake Town Park...

Rockbinder, Noriand Suspended for Fracas

BYWATER - A bench-clearing brawl marred the Bywater-Lake Town game at The Water Park on April 10 and resulted in two players being suspended today by the league office. The Bounders Ralin Rockbinder and the Archers Celogorn Noriand were ejected...

August 01, 2008

Turmoil in Lake Town as Front Office Reacts to Eluchíl GM Hire

It's official. Norka Eluchíl is the new GM for the Lake Town Archers. This hiring has been in the rumor mill for the past few weeks, but the club made it official today. Terms of the deal were not announced....

July 31, 2008

Orcdelver Slugs 300-th Home Run

At Lake Town Park Mefur Orcdelver smashed his 300th career home run in a game against Erebor on September 26. The 36-year-old first baseman had a hand in the Lake Town Archers 4-1 victory with 1 home run and 1...

July 07, 2008

Lake Town First Baseman Nets SC Award

With some great hand-eye coordination and a sweet, compact swing, Lake Town Archers first baseman Imredoc Gwildur took the Shire Conference by storm this past week to take the latest Player of the Week honors. "The ball was looking like...

July 03, 2008

July's Premier Pitcher Announced By SC

Gomli Forgedelver of the Lake Town Archers strung a bunch of high quality starts together in July to earn the Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month trophy. For the month he finished with a superlative 5 wins and no losses...

June 30, 2008

Darkwings-Archers Trade: Elviorion for Earkiller

RAVENHILL - The rumor has been going on for a while now, but today it was made official. The Ravenhill Darkwings sent 25-year old catcher Tonak Elviorion to the Lake Town Archers for 30-year old left fielder Shaumli Earkiller and...

June 17, 2008

Hall of Fame Inducts Starting Pitcher

Today was a historic day that Gwomer Grailas will never forget. Today the superb pitcher was installed into the Tolkien Baseball Hall of Fame alongside the great baseball immortals of the past. He was introduced by one of his former...

June 09, 2008

300 Homers for Gwildur

Lake Town Archers slugging first baseman Imredoc Gwildur swatted his way to the 300 home run mark today as the Archers fell to the Bywater 3-2. For his part, Gwildur chipped in 1 RBI, scored 1 run and collected 1...

January 21, 2008

Shire Conference Names #1 Pitcher in June

Ishwush the Basher of the Archers pretty much bewildered opposing batters in June and was honored as the Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month earlier today. The Lake Town starter sparkled last month with a 5-0 record and 2.44 ERA....

January 07, 2008

Forgedelver Selected SC's Best Pitcher

It was a monstrous May for the Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month award winner, Gomli Forgedelver of the Lake Town Archers. He put up some mighty scary numbers. Forgedelver recorded 5 wins and no losses in 6 starts. Throwing...

Lake Town's Badgerpoker Chosen SC Batter of the Month

Snap, crackle and pop!! In May, Ciurk Badgerpoker snapped up the Shire Conference Batter of the Month trophy by cracking 34 hits and popping 12 home runs. For the month he hit a solid .351 with 27 RBIs and 22...

December 24, 2007

Week's Premier Player - Lake Town's Badgerpoker

The Shire Conference has chosen Ciurk Badgerpoker of the Lake Town Archers as Player of the Week. What a week Badgerpoker had. He hit .526 (10-19) with 4 home runs, 9 RBIs and 7 runs scored. This year Badgerpoker has...

December 13, 2007

Archers Gwildur Sidelined for 11 Months

LAKE TOWN - Imredoc Gwildur of the Lake Town Archers was injured in the April 17 game against Minas Tirith and had to be helped off the field by the trainers. The initial diagnosis is a torn groin muscle, and...

October 05, 2007

Player of the Week Trophy to *Debuugger

Pitchers who faced the Lake Town Archers last week were happy to see Sinsy *Debuugger in the rear view mirror. The 23-year-old right fielder was dubbed the Shire Conference Player of the Week for a 5-game tear that saw her...

September 13, 2007

Orcdelver Selected Player of the Week

Orcdelver swung a blistering bat last week for the Lake Town Archers, rapping out 9 hits in 19 at-bats against Lake Town opponents to propel himself to the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award. Whenever the first baseman hit...

Badgerpoker Homers Himself Into Record Books

LAKE TOWN - Archers center fielder Ciurk Badgerpoker reached a career milestone on July 8, blasting home run number 300. He took the achievement in stride. "It's always good to get another home run and even better to get another...

September 06, 2007

Lake Town's Badgerpoker Collects June Batting Honor

The Shire Conference has made it official -- Ciurk Badgerpoker is the winner of the Batter of the Month trophy. In June the Lake Town center fielder was sensational with a .352 batting average, 6 home runs and 12 RBIs....

August 27, 2007

Shire Conference Names Top Player

It was a week to remember for Santos Filmaldur. After wrapping up a torrid week at the plate, the Lake Town Archers second baseman was named the Shire Conference Player of the Week. Filmaldur collected 6 hits in 16 at-bats...

July 26, 2007

SC Awards Player of the Week Trophy

When it came to hitting the baseball, Kignar Grudgetwister had few peers in the Shire Conference this past week. The talented right fielder for Lake Town tagged opposing pitchers for a .550 average and was voted the Player of the...

June 25, 2007

Badgerpoker Agrees to $23,780,000 Yearly Deal with Archers

LAKE TOWN - Ending much speculation, Ciurk Badgerpoker and Lake Town have agreed to a deal worth an estimated $118,900,000 over 5 years. Badgerpoker was pleased with the negotiations and is looking forward to playing ball with the Lake Town...

January 15, 2007

Lake Town's Rockbinder Parlays .455 BA into SC Player of the Week Award

Ralin Rockbinder captured all the headlines last week, and today he added to his booty with the Shire Conference Player of the Week trophy. The Lake Town Archers center fielder hammered league hurlers for 10 hits in 22 at bats,...

January 11, 2007

Bree Shut down and Shut out by Gamialf

LAKE TOWN - Geadriel Gamialf was sneaky fast, on the mark, and hard to hit on September 12. He blanked the Bree Cheese on 1 hit while walking 4 and striking out 5. "You know what he's going to throw....

November 13, 2006

Lake Town Shortstop Drogo Knotwise Shines at the Plate with a .526 Average, Named SC Player of the Week

Lake Town fans have something to crow about today, as Lake Town shortstop Drogo Knotwise nabbed the SC Player of the Week Award for his performance over the last seven days. "I know there are times when it's hard to...

September 11, 2006

Old Forest sweeps Lake Town

LAKE TOWN - Before a packed house of 60,000 Archer fans, the Old Forest Merry Fellows finished off a sweep of Lake Town on October 8 with a 8-4 win. The Merry Fellows won games 1 and 2 on the...

September 08, 2006

Archers win Hobbit title again

LAKE TOWN - For the 8th straight season, the Lake Town Archers have won the Hobbit Division. This is the closest the race has been since 2010 when Bywater finished 3 games back. Minas Ithil's new owner, Adunaphel (the...

August 10, 2006

Season ending injury strikes Lake Town's Fadrier

LAKE TOWN - Lake Town's ace Gandogast Fadrier experienced probably the worst case scenario for a pitcher, a season ending injury. After pitching in the 3rd inning of the game against Old Forest on July 30, Fadrier complained about serious...

July 31, 2006

Lake Town's Elvadrielad wins Player of the Week award

The Shire Conference's best player of the week was Lake Town's Lumja Elvadrielad, who wins the award for the 1st time in his career. Lumja was on fire, hitting .524 with 4 HR and 7 RBI. Dagorlad's rightfielder Isembard Ploughman...

Dagorlad's Ploughman wins Player of the Week award

It's the 7th time that the Shire Conference Player of the Week award goes to Lake Town's shortstop Silas *Debuugger. Silas went 10 for 16 (.625), while hitting 1 HR and collecting 9 RBI. While compiling an on base percentage...

July 06, 2006

Graniteslinger (LT) and Gwildur (NUM) win P.O.W. award

Valin Graniteslinger wins his 10th Player of the Week award. Shire Conference pitchers couldn't figure out how to retire this guy all week long. Valin pounded opposing pitchers, hitting .526 with 3 HR and 11 RBI while slugging 1.105. Imredoc...

May 19, 2006

Dead Marshes' Oresplitter named Gandalf Pitcher Award

The Shire Conference Gandalf Pitcher Award winner was announced today, with Lake Town's right-hander Geadriel Gamialf taking home the desired trophy. He certainly earned it, he struck fear into hitters all year long. This season Gamialf compiled an ERA of...

May 11, 2006

Lake Town's Fadrier earns Pitcher of the Month award

Lake Town's pitcher Gandogast Fadrier is the Shire Conference winner of the Pitcher of the Month award in September. His record of 4-0 in 6 was among the leagues best this month. In 48 innings of work he allowed just...

May 04, 2006

Archers clinch playoff berth

LAKE TOWN - For the 7th season in a row, the Lake Town Archers have won the Shire Conference Hobbit Division. The Archers will go into the playoffs as division winners for the 7th time, but they have not won...

April 13, 2006

Fadrier (LT) and Songboot (LOT) win P.O.W. award

The Shire Conference's best player of the week was Lake Town's Gandogast Fadrier, who wins the award for the 2nd time in his career. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 1.53 while going 2-0. He...

March 23, 2006

Geadriel Gamialf shuts out Wilderland on 2 hits

LAKE TOWN - Lake Town's right-hander Geadriel Gamialf is clearly one of the best pitchers in the game. Wilderland found out the hard way, getting just 2 hits on June 27. Gamialf 2nd shutout this season was a masterpiece, as...

March 13, 2006

Gandogast Fadrier quiets Gondolin bats with shutout

GONDOLIN - Lake Town's left-hander Gandogast Fadrier is clearly one of the best pitchers in the game. Gondolin found out the hard way on June 9, getting just 2 hits. Fadrier 2nd shutout this season was a masterpiece, as he...

February 20, 2006

Season ending injury strikes Lake Town's Peatfingers

LAKE TOWN - Lake Town's lefty Sancho Peatfingers experienced probably the worst case scenario for a pitcher, a season ending injury. After pitching in the 7th inning of the game against Old Forest on May 1, Peatfingers complained about serious...

Pitcher of the Month award winners announced

The best month of April in the Shire Conference certainly had Lake Town's right-hander Geadriel Gamialf, earning him the Pitcher of the Month award. He had an ERA of just 1.59 in 45.1 innings of work in which he struck...

February 16, 2006

Gandogast Fadrier fires 1-hitter against Bree

BREE - Lake Town's left-hander Gandogast Fadrier is clearly one of the best pitchers in the game. Bree found out the hard way, getting just one hit on April 18. Fadrier 1st shutout this season was a masterpiece, as he...

February 13, 2006

*Debuugger and Nadrierion win Player of the Week award

It's the 6th time that the Shire Conference Player of the Week award goes to Lake Town's shortstop Silas *Debuugger. In 25 at bats he hit .440 with 4 HR and 15 RBI. Silas managed to drive in at least...

Lake Town's Nilad out for the season

LAKE TOWN - Lake Town's catcher Thuralia Nilad will miss the rest of the season. He injured himself running the bases in the game between Lake Town and Minas Tirith on April 12. The injury didn't seem to be serious...

January 16, 2006

Lake Town wins Hobbit Division

LAKE TOWN - The Lake Town Archers are the Shire Conference Hobbit Division champs for the 6th year in a row. They defeated the Griffons, 6-4, on September 26, clinching the title, in spite of an incredible run by Bywater....

November 28, 2005

Carrock has no chance in a 2-hitter by Lolok Fleshbasher

LAKE TOWN - It was a great day for Lake Town's right-hander Lolok Fleshbasher. The 29-year old recorded his first career shutout, a 2-hitter, against Carrock on June 28. The bid for a no-hitter was broken up when Uujjeen Maker...

November 15, 2005

Gamialf (LT) and Cloudskin (LOT) win monthly pitcher award

Geadriel Gamialf pitched like a legend in May, and the Shire Conference named him Pitcher of the Month for his extraordinary performance. He had an ERA of just 2.43 in 40.2 innings of work in which he struck out 33...

November 03, 2005

Gomli Forgedelver fires 2-hitter against Moria

MORIA - Great days are rare. But not for Lake Town's right-hander Gomli Forgedelver. Moria found out the hard way on May 14 that he is among the leagues top pitchers, getting just 2 hits. It's his 1st shutout this...

October 27, 2005

*Debuugger (LT) and Solomon (DUN) win monthly award

The Shire Conference's best player of the month was Lake Town's Silas *Debuugger, who wins the award for the 3rd time in his career. He had an on base percentage of .457 and hit .386, while driving in 25 runs....

October 24, 2005

Debuugger (LT) and Ploughman (DAG) win P.O.W. award

Lake Town's shortstop Silas *Debuugger had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the Shire Conference Player of the Week. He had an on base percentage of .517 and hit .500, while driving in 10 runs. The Player...

October 17, 2005

Ralin Rockbinder socks five hits for Lake Town

WILDERLAND - Lake Town's centerfielder Ralin Rockbinder once again displayed his tremendous ability to make contact with that little white ball. He tore up Wilderland's pitching staff with a 5 hit performance on April 10. In the 3rd inning he...

Rockbinder gets 400th steal

WILDERLAND - On April 9, Ralin Rockbinder swiped 2 bases against the Wilderland Wargs to bring his career total to 401. He is the first player to reach the 400-steal mark and is one of only 11 players in league...

October 06, 2005

Rockbinder traded to Lake Town

CARROCK - With team finances in a shambles, the Bears were looking for a white knight to give them a chance at rebuilding the team. The knight came in the form of the Lake Town Archers, who agreed to a...

September 15, 2005

Fadrier (LT) and Fimir (GH) win monthly pitcher award

Gandogast Fadrier couldn't have pitched much better than he did in September, and the Shire Conference thought so as well, naming the left-hander Pitcher of the Month. He had an ERA of just 0.60 in 44.2 innings of work in...

September 08, 2005

Lake Town's Fadrier wins Player of the Week award

It's the 1st time that the Shire Conference Player of the Week award goes to Lake Town's pitcher Gandogast Fadrier. Gandogast went 2-0 with an ERA of 0.00, while fanning 19 in 16 innings of work. Kadish Ettinripper wins his...

Lake Town wins Hobbit Division

MORIA - With a 4-1 win over Moria, the Lake Town Archers won their 5th straight Hobbit Division title on September 12. Lolok Fleshbasher (2-0) pitched 6.2 strong innings, allowing just 1 run on 5 hits for the victory. Bagnar...

September 05, 2005

Kim Emeraldnose blanks Minas Tirith with a 1-hitter

MINAS TIRITH - Kim Emeraldnose took the mound and never left. And Minas Tirith hitters couldn't touch her at all. Lake Town's left-hander gave up just one hit in her 2nd shutout of the season on September 9. She now...

August 18, 2005

Debuugger (LT) and Dwarfcrawler (GH) win P.O.W. award

It's the 4th time that the Shire Conference Player of the Week award goes to Lake Town's shortstop Silas Debuugger. In 22 at bats he hit .455 with 3 HR and 7 RBI. The Mordor Conference Player of the Week...

August 01, 2005

Player of the Week honors go to Debuugger and Elvand

It's the 3rd time that the Shire Conference Player of the Week award goes to Lake Town's shortstop Silas Debuugger. He had an on base percentage of .600 and hit .500, while driving in 9 runs. Silas managed to drive...

Lake Town's Forgedelver earns Pitcher of the Month award

Gomli Forgedelver pitched like a legend in June, and the Shire Conference named him Pitcher of the Month for his extraordinary performance. He had an ERA of just 0.85 in 52.2 innings of work in which he struck out 51...

July 28, 2005

Gomli Forgedelver fires 1-hitter against Moria

LAKE TOWN - It was a great day for Lake Town's right-hander Gomli Forgedelver. The 28-year old recorded his first career shutout, a 1-hitter, against Moria on June 22. Forgedelver (10-4) showed excellent control, walking nobody and fanning 8. 'I...

June 20, 2005

Elfbelly announces retirement

LAKE TOWN - Hidush "Hi-jinx" Elfbelly, a senior member of the league, has announced that the 2009 season will be his last. Hidush, 38, was Mirkwood's 5th pick in 2003 and went on to become a solid starting pitcher for...

June 13, 2005

Marauders trade Gamialf for prospect

MIRKWOOD - Mirkwood sent All-Star hurler, Geadriel "Dark Light" Gamialf, to Lake Town in a player swap that gives the Archers a veteran starting pitcher and the Marauders a hot young centerfielder. Gamialf, 33, was a 23rd round pick for...

June 11, 2005

Archers sign Elfbelly

LAKE TOWN - Free agent pitcher Hidush Elfbelly has been signed to a contract of $550,000 per year for 1 year by the Lake Town Archers. Elfbelly, 38, is still going strong in spite of his age. "Hi-jinx" was Mirkwood's...

June 03, 2005

"The Walking Man" Retires

LAKE TOWN - 4-time All-Star outfielder, Denamir Eärindel, has called it quits after a 19-year career, including 7 seasons in the SGCBL. Eärindel, 38, was best known for his keen eye at the plate. He was 1st or 2nd in...

May 30, 2005

Fellowship Series Recap

Fairies take series from Archers, 4-1 LAKE TOWN - With their ace starters, Beardcutter and Shinsnapper, winning 2 games apiece, the Bucklebury Fairies defeated the Lake Town Archers in their Fellowship Series matchup. This is the first time the Archers...

May 19, 2005

Lake Town wins 4th straight Hobbit Division title

LAKE TOWN - The Lake Town Archers have clinched a playoff spot, taking the Hobbbit Division for the 4th year in a row. So far, they have made it to the Shire Conference Championship game every season for the last...

March 31, 2005

Gwomer Grailas blanks Carrock with a 1-hitter

LAKE TOWN - Gwomer Grailas had some fun again on June 25. Carrock hitters did not. Lake Town's lefty gave up just one hit in his 2nd shutout of the season. He now has 6 career shutouts in 161 games...

March 14, 2005

Seathor Radithor on fire, crushes three

LAKE TOWN - Seathor Radithor beat Old Forest, but he did it without mercy, playing like a one man wrecking crew. Lake Town's centerfielder slugged three homeruns, once again proving that he is among the elite sluggers. Number 1 in...

February 28, 2005

Nuukor Gnomekicker stars with cycle against Carrock

CARROCK - Lake Town's rightfielder Nuukor Gnomekicker once again displayed his tremendous ability to make contact with that little white ball. He tore up Carrock's pitching staff with a 5 hit performance on April 23. A single in the 1st...

February 01, 2004

Lake Town gets Belaraviel

LAKE TOWN - The race for the Shire Conference Hobbit Division just got hotter, as the Archers acquired superstar Arweogast Belaraviel from Silvan in a blockbuster trade. Trading buzz has been hot on Belaraviel since Silvan ownership put him...

January 29, 2004

Trade rumors surround Belaraviel

SILVAN - A recent look at the league trading block showed one of the strongest talents since Misty Mountain put up "Witch King" Elriawyn for trade bait. Superstar first baseman, Arweogast Belaraviel, is now on the block for a...

August 06, 2003

Lake Town Brawl

LAKE TOWN - One of the hazards of the mixed-race league (especially one involving Orcs) came to a head on October 15, as Lake Town relief pitcher, Faregrin Faraubor, was involved in an altercation at a local tavern. The resulting...

July 13, 2003

Lake Town Signs Deals

LAKE TOWN - The Lake Town Archers have come to terms with two players in the final years of their contracts. Starting pitcher, Shaumli Saremli, has been signed to a contract extension, $5,500,000 per year, for 3 years. Saremli is...