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August 06, 2014

Gauthor Joins Greats in SGCBL Hall of Fame

Tuesday, January 1st, 2030 The way Gollomer Gauthor played baseball made the word "superstar" seem inadequate. He played the game at an even higher level and that's why he is now one of the immortals in the Tolkien Baseball Hall...

July 25, 2014

Report: Terms on Table in Weathertop-CL Bricebolb Talks

Wednesday, November 28th, 2029 Fans reacted jubilantly as rumors of a possible deal between the Witch Kings and Wulferth Bricebolb spread like wildfire, causing each camp to issue a statement denying the existence of talks. Still, BNN's sources tell us...

June 30, 2014

Star LF Signs Extension with Weathertop

Saturday, October 20th, 2029 Happy times in Weathertop as the Witch Kings and star left fielder Daisy Hornblower put the finishing touches on a $57,500,000 contract extension that will keep the 29-year-old in town 5 years longer. The signing is...

June 05, 2014

Mordor Conference Names Top Player

Monday, September 17th, 2029 It can be difficult for a young player to step out of the shadows and assert himself in the Mordor Conference, but last week Mablung Belàlindë of the Weathertop Witch Kings reminded everyone just why he's...

May 26, 2014

Weathertop Loses Daisy Hornblower

Sunday, August 26th, 2029 The Weathertop Witch Kings were dealt a severe blow when Daisy Hornblower was hurt being hit by a pitch recently in a game against the Dagorlad Disaster. After the game, the team trainer reported Hornblower might...

May 19, 2014

Kings End Ditchdigger's Streak

Wednesday, August 8th, 2029 After 20 games, Nusin Ditchdigger had his hitting streak ended abruptly today by Numenor at Capital One Stadium. The Witch Kings shortstop failed to get a hit in 3 at-bats and his brief fling with fame...

May 08, 2014

Mordor Conference Winner is Hornblower

Monday, July 23rd, 2029 This week's premier performer in the Mordor Conference was right fielder Daisy Hornblower of the Weathertop Witch Kings. She banged out a .484 average and was voted the Player of the Week. Over the last week...

Hornblower's 22-Game Hitting Streak Ends

Sunday, July 22nd, 2029 It was the best of both worlds for the Erebor Eagles today at Amon Sul Stadium as they defeated the Weathertop Witch Kings 7-4 and also ended Daisy Hornblower's 22-game hitting streak. The 29-year-old Weathertop right...

May 05, 2014

Weathertop Loses *Zottmiester, Out 4 Months

Monday, July 16th, 2029 Since 07/15/2029, when he suffered a torn abdominal muscle, Snarly *Zottmiester has been waiting. Waiting to hear how badly he injured himself during that day's game. Today word came down from the doctors that the Weathertop...

April 07, 2014

Mordor Conference Picks Top Player

Monday, June 11th, 2029 This past week the best batter in the Mordor Conference was Nusin Ditchdigger, who banged his way to the Player of the Week Trophy. During the week the Weathertop shortstop compiled a .483 batting average (14-29)...

April 03, 2014

Weathertop Reliever Named MC #1 Pitcher

Friday, June 1st, 2029 Mak'Vok Ta'Quan has been around the league long enough to know that relievers are often overlooked. That has never stopped him from doing what he does best -- and he did it extremely well in May...

March 07, 2014

Ouch! Snarly *Zottmiester Shelved by Injury

Thursday, April 12th, 2029 Weathertop Witch Kings second baseman Snarly *Zottmiester left yesterday's game against the Isengard Raiders after suffering a hamstring strain running the bases. *Zottmiester was taken to the clubhouse for examination by team doctors. A team spokesman...

February 13, 2014

Injury Update for Weathertop, Hornblower

Sunday, March 4th, 2029 Since 03/02/2029, when she suffered an oblique strain, Daisy Hornblower has been waiting. Waiting to hear how badly she injured herself during that day's game. Today word came down from the doctors that the Weathertop right...

December 02, 2013

MC's #1 Player Named

Monday, September 11th, 2028 At the age of 28, Daisy Hornblower might have some potential she hasn't realized yet -- if her success at the plate last week is any indication. The Weathertop right fielder put up some exceptional numbers...

October 15, 2013

Witch Kings the Drooler Named MC's #1 Player

Monday, June 19th, 2028 At the age of 30, Wonai the Drooler might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Weathertop first baseman put up some exceptional...

August 29, 2013

Witch Kings Right Fielder Hornblower Injured

Saturday, April 8th, 2028 Daisy Hornblower of the Weathertop Witch Kings was injured in today's game against Dead Marshes and had to be helped off the field by the trainers. The initial diagnosis is a torn abdominal muscle and she...

June 03, 2013

Witch Kings Ditchdigger Named MC's #1 Player

Monday, September 27th, 2027 There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Nusin Ditchdigger, the Weathertop second baseman, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid his...

May 13, 2013

Hornblower Out of Commission 5-6 Weeks

Saturday, August 14th, 2027 The medical report is in: the injury that has kept Weathertop right fielder Daisy Hornblower out of action since 08/10/2027 will sideline her for another 5-6 weeks. The 27-year-old Hornblower, who has a forearm strain, said...

April 08, 2013

Robert *Plant Joins the Hall of Fame

Friday, July 2nd, 2027 What a way to cap a glorious career -- get elected to the Tolkien Baseball Hall of Fame. That's exactly what happened to pitching star, Robert *Plant. The Baseball Writers Association rewarded him for his sensational...

March 01, 2013

the Drooler of Weathertop Crowned Best Player

Monday, May 3rd, 2027 It was announced today that Weathertop third baseman Wonai the Drooler snagged the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award for his outstanding play last week. He posted a .393 batting average as he collected 11...

Weathertop's Hornblower Snaps up April Batting Award

Saturday, May 1st, 2027 Daisy Hornblower capped off a fine April by being named the Mordor Conference Batter of the Month today. Weathertop's right fielder hit .375 while collecting 9 home runs, 27 RBIs and scoring 24 runs. She also...

February 25, 2013

Hornblower Wins MC Player of the Week Trophy

Monday, April 26th, 2027 Daisy Hornblower punched, poked and pummeled the baseball last week and today she garnered a majority of the votes for the Mordor Conference Player of the Week award. The Weathertop Witch Kings right fielder slashed out...

Red-Hot Hornblower Scorches Stars

Monday, April 19th, 2027 History in the making. That's what the fans at Amon Sul Stadium got to see today, when Weathertop outplayed the Stars 12-5. Daisy Hornblower of the Witch Kings came to the plate 6 times and came...

December 03, 2012

Stron Receives Updated Diagnosis

Friday, September 25th, 2026 The medical report is in: the injury that has kept Weathertop starting pitcher Benji Stron out of action since 09/22/2026 will sideline him for another 12 months. The 24-year-old Stron, who has a torn ulnar collateral...

November 19, 2012

Gredoc Foemasher is August's #1 Hitter in MC

Tuesday, September 1st, 2026 Seasoned by several years of professional experience, 26-year-old Gredoc Foemasher put together a solid offensive month for Weathertop and was crowned August's top batter in the Mordor Conference. He batted .432 with 10 home runs, 35...

November 15, 2012

Hornblower Wins MC Player of the Week

Monday, August 31st, 2026 This week's Mordor Conference Player of the Week is Daisy Hornblower of the Weathertop Witch Kings. She ambushed MC pitching for 13 hits in 21 at-bats, 1 home run and 5 RBIs, while hitting .619 and...

November 12, 2012

MC Player of the Week Selected

Monday, August 24th, 2026 His lightning swing and solid bat took the Mordor Conference by storm. All week Gredoc Foemasher of the Weathertop Witch Kings shocked opponents with an electrifying performance to capture the Mordor Conference Player of the Week...

September 27, 2012

the Drooler Wins MC Player of the Week

Monday, May 25th, 2026 Weathertop fans have something to crow about today as Weathertop third baseman Wonai the Drooler nabbed the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award for his performance over the last seven days. "I know there are...

August 13, 2012

Great Week for Weathertop's Daisy Hornblower

Monday, April 20th, 2026 Daisy Hornblower demonstrated her potential to be a star in the game last week and today she took home the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award. The Weathertop right fielder wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers...

July 12, 2012

Major Swap: Chiselbane for Sar

Monday, February 9th, 2026 There's a big story on the baseball front today! The Witch Kings have acquired 26-year-old reliever Gudur Sar and 27-year-old shortstop Rocco Cain from the Mos Eisley Wookies in a major move that has reportedly been...

May 14, 2012

Weathertop's Hornblower Diagnosis Revealed

Wednesday, September 17th, 2025: The injury that has kept Daisy Hornblower out of action since 09/14/2025 will keep her out a while longer. Weathertop Witch Kings officials made the announcement this afternoon. They said that Hornblower is expected to miss...

April 12, 2012

Humancrawler Takes MC's Best Bat Award

Friday, August 1st, 2025: One of the more consistent batters in July, Weathertop catcher Farag Humancrawler grabbed Mordor Conference Batter of the Month honors by hitting .351 with 33 hits in 94 at-bats. He racked up 8 home runs and...

April 09, 2012

Humancrawler Picked MC Player of the Week

Monday, July 28th, 2025: One of the league's most exciting young players, Farag Humancrawler of the Weathertop Witch Kings earned himself Mordor Conference Player of the Week honors with a standout performance in last week's games. For the week the...

March 26, 2012

Red-Hot Rampage Reaps MC Reward

Monday, June 30th, 2025: 25-year-old Daisy Hornblower sent shock waves through Tolkien Baseball last week with an eye-popping performance that brought her the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award. A newcomer to the league, Hornblower made the establishment sit...

March 15, 2012

Ta'Quan Injury Update

Sunday, June 8th, 2025: Team officials for the Weathertop Witch Kings have revealed that the recent injury to Mak'Vok Ta'Quan will keep him out for 6 months. The 30-year-old closer suffered a torn labrum on 06/04/2025. He has not played...

February 16, 2012

Foemasher Claims MC Batter of the Month Award

Thursday, May 1st, 2025: The top hitter in the Mordor Conference in April was Weathertop first baseman Gredoc Foemasher. He was selected the Batter of the Month after batting .400, hitting 9 home runs, scoring 20 runs and driving in...

February 13, 2012

MC Player of the Week Named

Monday, April 28th, 2025: It's always a thrill for fans of the team and students of the game alike when a superstar in the making shows what he's got. Gredoc Foemasher, the Weathertop Witch Kings 25-year-old first baseman, put himself...

February 07, 2012

Foemasher Week's #1 Player

Monday, April 14th, 2025: Gredoc Foemasher demonstrated his potential to be a star in the game last week and today he took home the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award. The Weathertop first baseman wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers...

Streak Finally Over, Ditchdigger Held Hitless

Tuesday, April 8th, 2025: The 23-game hitting streak of Nusin Ditchdigger has come to an end. The Weathertop second baseman went 0-for-4 today in the 7-6 loss to the Dagorlad Disaster at Dagorlad Memorial Stadium. This year Ditchdigger is batting...

January 09, 2012

Weathertop Wins Lottery for MR Nosehammer

Saturday, February 15th, 2025: The Witch Kings today announced that they have come to terms with Wuurg Nosehammer, a 28-year-old reliever they've been scouting for a while. Nosehammer will earn $1,600,000 a year over 1 year and is expected to...

December 22, 2011

Ealthir Signs $96,450,000 Pact with Weathertop

Saturday, December 28th, 2024: Though he's only a boy in the minds of fans, Valandil Ealthir caused a flurry of activity by hooking up with the Witch Kings earlier today. The press could barely contain itself as team officials paraded...

November 07, 2011

Ouch! Irene Ploughman Shelved by Injury

Thursday, September 19th, 2024: The Weathertop Witch Kings were dealt a severe blow when Irene Ploughman was hurt making a defensive play recently in a game against the Numenor Kings. After the game, the team trainer reported Ploughman might have...

October 31, 2011

Star SP Signs Pact with Witch Kings

Saturday, September 7th, 2024: Media analysts hailed Weathertop's signing of Molin Chiselbane, one of Tolkien Baseball's brightest stars, as a pivotal move. While the deal is certain to raise a few eyebrows, Chiselbane is expected to earn every bit of...

October 03, 2011

Star 1B Foemasher Signs for 2 years

Tuesday, July 9th, 2024: Team officials triumphantly announced that the Witch Kings and superstar first baseman Gredoc Foemasher have closed a deal that keeps the 24-year-old in a Weathertop uniform for another 2 years. Foemasher will earn $15,360,000 as part...

September 26, 2011

Humancrawler Wins MC Honor

Monday, July 1st, 2024: It's always a thrill for fans of the team and students of the game alike when a superstar in the making shows what he's got. Farag Humancrawler, the Weathertop Witch Kings 24-year-old catcher, put himself in...

September 12, 2011

SP Robert *Plant Out

Tuesday, June 4th, 2024: The Weathertop Witch Kings were dealt a severe blow when Robert *Plant was hurt throwing a pitch recently in a game against the Mirkwood Marauders. After the game, the team trainer reported *Plant might have to...

September 08, 2011

Mordor Conference's Best Batter Announced

Monday, June 3rd, 2024: Har Isril captured all the headlines last week and today he added to his booty with the Mordor Conference Player of the Week trophy. The Weathertop Witch Kings right fielder hammered league hurlers for 11 hits...

July 28, 2011

Record Contract Signed

Friday, March 1st, 2024: The buzz was in Weathertop today as SFL closer Mak'Vok Ta'Quan signed a huge package with the Witch Kings that will earn him over $300 million in the next few years. At $38 million per season...

May 23, 2011

Big Bat Pays Off, Foemasher Player of the Week

Monday, September 11th, 2023: Gredoc Foemasher demonstrated his potential to be a star in the game last week and today he took home the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award. The Weathertop first baseman wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers...

April 29, 2011

Green, Nosehammer Swap Clubs

Monday, July 31st, 2023: Officials for Weathertop confirmed that they have traded 34-year-old starting pitcher Carl Green to the Misty Mountain Hops. In return, the Witch Kings will receive 20-year-old minor league starting pitcher Pruurag Nosehammer and a 3rd round...

April 07, 2011

MC Star of the Week Named

Monday, July 3rd, 2023: Gredoc Foemasher has the tools to stick in this league for many years. The 23-year-old first baseman of the Weathertop Witch Kings had a pretty fair bat in the Mordor Conference over the past seven days...

Foemasher Cops MC Batter of the Month Honors

Saturday, July 1st, 2023: It was a successful month for Gredoc Foemasher of Weathertop. He won the Mordor Conference Best Batter Trophy for June. Foemasher batted .400 average, hit 11 home runs, drove in 24 runs, scored 23 times and...

March 17, 2011

Star of the Week Honored in MC

Monday, May 22nd, 2023: At the age of 27, Irene Ploughman might have some potential she hasn't realized yet -- if her success at the plate last week is any indication. The Weathertop center fielder put up some exceptional numbers...

March 14, 2011

Injury Takes Toll, Robert *Plant Out

Wednesday, May 10th, 2023: Robert *Plant expressed his disappointment when he learned that an elbow strain would sideline him for 2-3 months. "I'll just spend a lot of time in the training room and hopefully speed up the healing process....

February 14, 2011

Weathertop MR Tella Foetearer Injured

Sunday, March 26th, 2023: Weathertop Witch Kings reliever Tella Foetearer left yesterday's game against the Ravenhill Darkwings after suffering a fractured elbow throwing a pitch. Foetearer was taken to the clubhouse for examination by team doctors. A team spokesman told...

January 23, 2011

SP Green Signs with Weathertop for $2,420,000

Wednesday, December 28th, 2022: As speculation mounted into the morning, rumors over a final agreement between Carl Green and Weathertop became a reality, with the star opting for a $2,420,000 deal over 2 years. His career record is 43 victories...

December 17, 2010

#1 Pitcher Picked for 2022

Friday, November 11th, 2022: An old hand in this game, Robert *Plant of the Weathertop Witch Kings silenced critics as well as he silenced the opposition this year by winning the Mordor Conference Gandalf Pitcher Award. The 36-year-old starter threw...

November 04, 2010

Star LF Signs Extension with Weathertop

Tuesday, August 16th, 2022: Happy times in Weathertop as the Witch Kings and star left fielder Har Isril put the finishing touches on a $21,900,000 contract extension that will keep the 27-year-old in town 3 years longer. The signing is...

September 30, 2010

Weathertop's Ploughman Down with Injury

Thursday, June 23rd, 2022: It took the Weathertop team doctor a while to realize it, but left fielder Irene Ploughman won't simply play through an elbow sprain after she got hurt making a defensive play in today's Devils-Witch Kings game....

September 13, 2010

200 Wins for Witch Kings *Plant

Monday, May 23rd, 2022: Witch Kings ace Robert *Plant reeled in his 200th career victory by beating the Misty Mountain Hops 7-2 at Amon Sul Stadium. In his historic win, he notched 9 strikeouts in 9 innings, yielded 2 runs...

May 27, 2010

3-HR Day for Eläril

Saturday, September 11th, 2021: Going... Going... Gone! Meli Eläril did it three times in the Weathertop-Moria game at Khazad-dum Stadium. Three home runs in one game -- but his team lost -- the Miners outscored the Witch Kings 10-7. "Gosh,...

League Suspends Belaril and Barras for Fisticuffs

Saturday, September 11th, 2021: After an intense confrontation, both the Witch Kings Phanseen Belaril and the Miners Elas Barras were handed their punishments today. The league commissioner's office issued suspensions for an on-the-field conflict that occurred at a recent Weathertop-Moria...

April 29, 2010

*Plant Nabs MC #1 Pitcher Award

Sunday, August 1st, 2021: It was a very good month for Robert *Plant in July. The 35-year-old veteran starter for the Weathertop Witch Kings outpitched everybody -- young and old -- to claim the Mordor Conference Pitcher of the Month...

April 01, 2010

Smoothflower Earns 300th Save In Witch Kings Win Over Titans

Monday, May 31st, 2021: Weathertop Witch Kings closer Niara Smoothflower notched career save number 300 today during the Witch Kings 9-6 over the Minas Tirith Titans. The 36-year-old hurler gave up no runs and no hits in 1 innings to...

March 15, 2010

Irene Captures MC Award

Monday, May 3rd, 2021: Irene Ploughman demonstrated his potential to be a star in the game last week and today she took home the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award. The Weathertop left fielder wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers...

March 08, 2010

Witch Kings the Sling Calling it Quits

Friday, April 16th, 2021: Mathilda the Sling of Weathertop is throwing in the towel and will retire at the end of the season. During her career the Sling has a 155-86 won-lost record with a 3.04 ERA....

February 22, 2010

Orcsmith Suffers Career-Ending Injury

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021: Weathertop center fielder Roignar Orcsmith got some very bad news today. He has been diagnosed with a severe injury, and his career with the Witch Kings is over. The 25-year-old Orcsmith sustained the injury at Dagorlad...

November 16, 2009

Isril's Strong Week Earns MC Trophy

Monday, August 3rd, 2020: It's always a thrill for fans of the team and students of the game alike when a superstar in the making shows what he's got. Har Isril, the Weathertop Witch Kings 25-year-old left fielder, put himself...

November 05, 2009

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...

October 26, 2009

Big Bat Pays Off, Eläril Player of the Week

Monday, June 22nd, 2020: It's always a thrill for fans of the team and students of the game alike when a superstar in the making shows what he's got. Meli Eläril, the Weathertop Witch Kings 25-year-old catcher, put himself in...

September 21, 2009

MC's Best Player Named

Monday, April 20th, 2020: His face might be sun-baked after all the years he's invested in this game, but 35-year-old Parin Elfhand of the Weathertop Witch Kings is still playing a kid's game -- and getting paid for it. The...

September 17, 2009

MC Awards Player of the Week

Monday, April 13th, 2020: Irene Ploughman is respected by most Weathertop Witch Kings fans for her no-frills style of play. The 24-year-old left fielder went about her business with vigor last week to grab the Mordor Conference Player of the...

August 13, 2009

Out with the Old, in with the New: Rogan "Deacon" Shieldhandler Now GM of Weathertop

Even as the media debated the merits of those rumored to be in contention for Weathertop's GM post, team officials were furiously wrapping up negotiations with Rogan "Deacon" Shieldhandler. In a mid-afternoon press conference, Shieldhandler was trotted out to answer...

April 16, 2009

Veteran Smoothflower Signs with Witch Kings

Weathertop management got a shot in the arm today as Niara Smoothflower announced she would re-sign with the organization at a rate of $16,133,333 per year. While some have questioned hiring a 34-year-old, most fans and sportswriters appear receptive as...

Lothlorien-Weathertop Free-for-All Gets 12-Game Suspensions

Both Lothlorien and Weathertop held press conferences today and announced that several players involved in May 22's free-for-all at Celebrant Field have been suspended for 12 games by the league office. The clubs told BNN that the Lumberjacks Lyric Portaga...

April 15, 2009

Monday, May 20th, 2019: Swap: Hammertwister for Foetearer

It has been in the rumor mill for several weeks, but today team officials for Weathertop and Erebor confirmed an agreement. The Witch Kings dealt 34-year old first baseman Kolin Hammertwister to the Eagles for 27-year old minor league reliever...

April 13, 2009

Star C Signs Pact with Witch Kings

Weathertop fans celebrated as word of a signing became reality. Meli Eläril won't be pulling up stakes anytime soon, as he has signed a 3-year extension at a pay rate of $8,620,000 per annum. Since he is widely seen as...

March 23, 2009

Beardcutter Whips Lumberjacks for #200

Weathertop ace Fabur Beardcutter solidified his place in league history with his 200th career victory April 2 at Amon Sul Stadium. Beardcutter and the Witch Kings bested Lothlorien 3-2. He checked the Lumberjacks on 5 hits in 8 innings and...

March 04, 2009

Weathertop, Erebor Make Trade

The general manager of the Weathertop Witch Kings has signed off on a trade for Erebor's 24-year old starting pitcher Molin Chiselbane. To complete the deal, the Witch Kings will send 28-year old starting pitcher Nagush Gwildoc to the Eagles....

Lothlorien Trades Eläril for Weathertop's the Plunderer

Done deal! The Lothlorien Lumberjacks have agreed to send 24-year old catcher Meli Eläril to the Weathertop Witch Kings for 22-year old minor league starting pitcher Ferdibrand Cotton and 21-year old minor league right fielder Pruudak the Plunderer. The trade,...

March 03, 2009

Star C Hisiel Signs for 2 years

Team officials triumphantly announced that the Witch Kings and superstar catcher Minya Hisiel have closed a deal that keeps the 36-year-old in a Weathertop uniform for another 2 years. Hisiel will earn $23,000,000 as part of the settlement. In her...

March 01, 2009

Minas Morgul-Weathertop Trade: Smoothflower for Spleensmasher

The Slayers have reached a deal with Weathertop, sending 34-year old closer Niara Smoothflower and 24-year old minor league second baseman Gali Emeraldnose to the Witch Kings in exchange for 20-year old minor league shortstop Prorbag Spleensmasher. Reports had been...

Witch Kings Announce New General Manager; Wicca Man to Run Club

Feeling the heat to settle on a new GM, the Weathertop Witch Kings tapped Wicca Man as the new head man. "We've taken our time in finding what we hope is an excellent, far-seeing general manager. I don't think you'll...

February 12, 2009

$13,660,000 Lands SP Eärórà for Witch Kings

Fans in Weathertop ushered in Denema Eärórà today as their new starting pitcher. The 34-year-old came to terms with the Witch Kings and will be hauling in $6,830,000 a year over 2 years. During her career Eärórà's won-lost record is...

November 28, 2008

Shieldmover Reaches 2000 Milestone

What a day for Roran Shieldmover. The 35-year-old Weathertop right fielder reached the 2000-hit mark August 3 and the Witch Kings whipped the Dead Marshes Uruk-hai 4-2. Shieldmover told reporters, "It's good to finally get it. The closer you get...

November 17, 2008

MC Star of the Week Picked

At the age of 34, Smama Shauma might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Weathertop third baseman put up some exceptional numbers the past seven days...

August 03, 2008

A Change at the Top as Witch Kings Announce Signing of Kieran Quinn as GM

The Weathertop Witch Kings have reached an agreement with Kieran Quinn to be their new General Manager. The Witch Kings will hold a press conference at one o'clock to address the signing....

May 19, 2008

Shauma Picked Best Player

According to the voters, Smama Shauma of the Weathertop Witch Kings had the best week of all Mordor Conference hitters as he was named this week's Player of the Week. The third baseman's accomplishments include 13 hits in 28 at-bats,...

May 02, 2008

Witch Kings Gäldor Decides to Retire

WEATHERTOP - Pimth Gäldor of the Witch Kings is hanging it up. The veteran right fielder reportedly told team officials yesterday that he would not return for another season. "The time has come for me to give up a game...

April 21, 2008

SP *Plant Signs Extension with Weathertop

WEATHERTOP - SION has confirmed that the Witch Kings and Robert *Plant have come to terms on a package that will keep the starting pitcher in town another 3 years. Team officials are set to confirm the deal at a...

February 14, 2008

Shieldmover Rips HR Number 400

WEATHERTOP - The Weathertop 5-0 victory over Rivendell was highlighted by Roran Shieldmover's 400th career home run. His teammates congratulated him at home plate after he circled the bases. "I didn't see all of them out there," Shieldmover laughed, "until...

*Plant Whitewashes Royals

WEATHERTOP - An efficient outing for Robert *Plant usually means a win for Weathertop. August 14 was no exception, as the 30-year-old starter held Rivendell to a long line of goose eggs. He struck out 9 and gave up 1...

December 31, 2007

MC Awards Player of the Week

Parin Elfhand of the Weathertop Witch Kings had an enormous week at the plate and today was voted the Player of the Week by the Mordor Conference. For the week Elfhand batted .435 (10-23) with 3 home runs and 4...

October 11, 2007

MC #1 Pitcher in August is Weathertop's *Plant

The Mordor Conference scribes have picked August's Pitcher of the Month and have given the trophy to Robert *Plant of Weathertop. He was devastating on the mound last month and has the numbers to prove it: 5-1 record, 2.01 ERA,...

May 14, 2007

Star of the Week Honored in MC

Over the past week, Arwildoc Belebrindil has feasted on Mordor Conference pitching. Today the Weathertop Witch Kings second baseman gobbled up the league's latest Player of the Week Award. Belebrindil swung the bat with purpose all week as he collected...

April 23, 2007

Hisiel Sticks It to MC Pitchers

Minya Hisiel punched, poked and pummeled the baseball last week and today she garnered a majority of the votes for the Mordor Conference Player of the Week award. The Weathertop Witch Kings catcher slashed out a .400 average with 8...

April 12, 2007

Arwildoc Belebrindil Hits #300

DOL GULDUR - At Amon Sul Stadium Arwildoc Belebrindil smashed his 300th career home run in a game against Dol Guldur on June 26. The 36-year-old shortstop had a hand in the Weathertop Witch Kings 4-0 victory with 1 home...

March 15, 2007

Mordor Conference Awards Roran Shieldmover of Weathertop Player of the Week

It was a sweet day for Roran Shieldmover of the Weathertop Witch Kings, who found out he has been named the MC Player of the Week. The Witch Kings left fielder put up a solid .478 average and contributed 4...

January 08, 2007

Red-Hot Hisiel of the Witch Kings Sizzles with Bat--Cops MC Player of the Week

The Mordor Conference announced today that Minya Hisiel of the Weathertop Witch Kings earned Player of the Week honors for her performance over the past seven days. Hisiel hit .524, generating 5 RBI and swatting 3 home runs in 22...

January 04, 2007

Plant of Weathertop Given August's MC Pitcher of the Month Award

Last month's cream of the crop was Robert Plant of the Weathertop Witch Kings. He captured the Mordor Conference Pitcher of the Month award for his mound performance in August. Plant started 7 games, threw 50 innings, and logged a...

November 09, 2006

First Baseman the Nasty of Minas Morgul Records .542 Average, Selected Mordor Conference Player of the Week

When a blue-collar guy the likes of Firbal the Nasty grits out MC Player of the Week honors, traditionalists across Middle Earth celebrate. The scrappy Minas Morgul Slayers first baseman slapped 13 hits in 24 at bats, logging 3 home...

C Hisiel Thrilled to Remain in Weathertop

WEATHERTOP - Sportswriters and pundits hailed the signing of Minya Hisiel as a pivotal move for Weathertop, one of Tolkien Baseball's brightest stars. While the deal is certain to raise a few eyebrows. Hisiel is expected to earn every bit...

November 02, 2006

Gollailob goes to Dragons

WEATHERTOP - The Weathertop Witch Kings traded 33-year old right fielder Gorema Gollailob and 29-year old reliever Eric Smith to the Dol Guldur Dragons, getting 30-year old catcher Minya Hisiel and 20-year old minor league catcher Valerio of Waw in...

October 30, 2006

MC Player of the Week Goes to Belebrindil of Weathertop

Today the Mordor Conference announced its Player of the Week award winner: Weathertop Witch Kings shortstop Arwildoc Belebrindil, who batted .458 with 2 home runs and 9 RBI. He amassed a 1.000 slugging percentage, thanks to 7 extra-base hits. A...

October 26, 2006

Isengard Draws a Blank Against *Plant

WEATHERTOP - "Good pitching beats good hitting" is an old baseball adage. Well, good pitching also beats bad batting. In his postgame interview the Isengard manager said, "Robert *Plant made us look real bad today. He was outstanding. He was...

October 04, 2006

"Blitz" Belebrindil becomes a Witch King

WEATHERTOP - When Arwildoc Belebrindil, 34, announced that he was through with the Cheese, where he had been an anchor for 10 seasons, it sent shockwaves through the Bree community. Even more startling, however, was his decision today not to...

August 21, 2006

Ripsnorter (WIL) and Gollailob (WT) win P.O.W. award

It's the 1st time that the Shire Conference Player of the Week award goes to Wilderland's shortstop Elvyra *Ripsnorter. *Ripsnorter helped her team with an average of .591 and 5 RBI in 22 at bats. Weathertop's rightfielder Gorema Gollailob had...

August 14, 2006

Weathertop's Gollailob wins Player of the Week award

Morag *the Shriek from Moria wins her 4th Player of the Week award for putting up the best numbers this week in the Shire Conference. In 19 at bats she hit .526 with 2 HR and 5 RBI. Weathertop's rightfielder...

August 03, 2006

Issth Elilmalad blanks Bucklebury with a 2-hitter

BUCKLEBURY - Weathertop's left-hander Issth Elilmalad will never forget this day. The 30-year old recorded his first career shutout, a 2-hitter, against Bucklebury on July 19. 'They took some ugly cuts at my breaking stuff, so I kept throwing it....

June 22, 2006

Player of the Week honors go to Cheeseslicer and Velom

The Shire Conference Player of the Week award goes to Sjors Cheeseslicer, one of Old Forest's best starting pitchers. Cheeseslicer was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 2.08. Along the way he struck out 20 in...

January 09, 2006

Weathertop's Phaior Faldor has 8 RBI against Grey Havens!

WEATHERTOP - Things haven't always gone right for 31-year-old catcher, Phaior Faldor. He's only hitting .236 with 7 HR and 54 RBI. But September 13 was a night he will always remember, as he came up with half the Witch...

December 12, 2005

Player of the Week honors go to Gäldor and Shieldmover

The Player of the Week award in the Shire Conference goes to Bucklebury's Pimth Gäldor this time, as the rightfielder displayed the best offensive perfomance in his league. He hit .409 with 10 RBI and slugged 1.227 in 22 at...

November 07, 2005

Gollailob gets 300th HR!

ROHAN - Gorema Gollailob accounted for the only run against the RoughRiders on May 22 when he smacked his 14th HR of the season and collected his 300th career homer. Gollailob, 31, is just the 3rd player to reach the...

November 03, 2005

Weathertop's *Plant severely injured, out for season

WEATHERTOP - Weathertop's southpaw Robert *Plant will not pitch again this year, suffering a serious injury in the game against Dunharrow on May 14. After x-rays were taken the diagnosis did not surprise many: Torn Tricep Muscle. Surgery will be...

October 24, 2005

Lugkrish the Wretched shuts out Dol Guldur on one hit

WEATHERTOP - It was a great day for Weathertop's right-hander Lugkrish the Wretched. The 26-year old recorded his first career shutout, a 1-hitter, against Dol Guldur on April 21. the Wretched (2-1) struck out 4 and issued 1 BB, throwing...

October 15, 2005

Fairies deal with Witch Kings

BUCKLEBURY - The movement of "older" talent continues, as the Fairies announced a trade with Weathertop that sends Issth "The Great Hope" Elilmalad and Ciro "The EXTREME" Landa to the Witch Kings in exchange for hot prospect, Boinar "Lucky" Clubwalker....

September 01, 2005

Weathertop's Goldfist named Batter of the Month

The Shire Conference's best player of the month was Old Forest's Gollauman Gandilhil, who wins the award for the 2nd time in his career. He hit .363 with 29 RBI and slugged .598 in 102 at bats. His season features...

Season ending injury strikes Weathertop's Bugbearripper

WEATHERTOP - Weathertop's right-hander Eralak Bugbearripper experienced probably the worst case scenario for a pitcher, a season ending injury. After pitching in the 1st inning of the game against Lothlorien on August 31, Bugbearripper complained about serious pain in his...

August 29, 2005

Robert Plant turns in great performance against Dagorlad

DAGORLAD - Weathertop's left-hander Robert Plant is clearly one of the best pitchers in the game. Dagorlad found out the hard way on August 22, getting just 2 hits. Plant's 1st shutout this season was a masterpiece, as he was...

August 22, 2005

Worm and Goldfist win Player of the Week award

Minas Tirith's pitcher Christof Worm had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the Shire Conference Player of the Week. Worm was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 1.65. Along the way he struck...

July 18, 2005

Rider and Kendrick win Player of the Week award

It's the 2nd time that the Shire Conference Player of the Week award goes to Carrock's second baseman Trik Rider. Trik was on fire, hitting .545 with 2 HR and 5 RBI. Randy Kendrick of Weathertop wins his 1st Player...

June 20, 2005

Belaraviel says this is his last year

WEATHERTOP - The Witch Kings announced that All-Star first baseman, Arweogast Belaraviel, would be retiring at the end of this season. Belaraviel, 38, has been one of the top sluggers in the league since his selection as the number 1...

June 09, 2005

Witch Kings sign Shieldmover

WEATHERTOP - The Weathertop Witch Kings offer of $15 million per year for the next 3 seasons was too much for outfielder Roran Shieldmover to refuse. Shieldmover, only 25, is already among the career homerun leaders with 183. Last season,...

April 28, 2005

Randy Kendrick dominates Dagorlad, gives up just 2 hits

DAGORLAD - Weathertop's right-hander Randy Kendrick will never forget this day. The 26-year old recorded his first career shutout, a 2-hitter, against Dagorlad on August 12. 'Winning is the most important thing. And I gave my team all the support...

March 21, 2005

Witch Kings trade improves pitching

WEATHERTOP - The Weathertop Witch Kings struck a deal with Bucklebury that is intended to put them back into winning form. After a quick start, the Witch Kings have struggled. Yet, despite being 4 games under .500, the team is...

December 20, 2004

Witch Kings gamble paying dividends

WEATHERTOP - Weathertop's move to fire their entire staff at the end of June seems to have worked out well for the Witch Kings. While they haven't set the world on fire, the team is playing closer to .500 for...

November 24, 2004

Witch Kings Fire Entire Staff

WEATHERTOP - Fed up with what he sees as his team's poor performance, Weathertop Witch Kings owner, Peat, announced the immediate termination of his entire coaching staff and team management. Everyone from major league manager, Ghandolf Jenkins, down to...

October 07, 2004

Witch Kings Open Up Their Pockets

WEATHERTOP - The Witch Kings have not had much to crow about in the last couple of seasons. In their first year, as the Valinor Vandals, they won the Goblin Division and took the Mordor Conference title, losing the...

February 03, 2004

Weathertop Owner Fires Himself!

WEATHERTOP - After a dismal 5-17 start, including 10 straight losses at home, the Witch Kings have decided to shake things up, starting at the top. Team owner, Peat, will no longer manage the team directly. Instead, he has...

January 08, 2004

Valinor Changes Location

VALINOR - Peat, owner of the Valinor Vandals, has announced a major franchise shift today. As he realized that travel expenses were getting out of hand, he decided to move the team closer to the rest of the league....

August 10, 2003

Valinor Pulls Out Another Extra-Inning Win, Series Goes to Game 7

WILDERLAND - The Vandals looked like they were cruising to a Game 6 victory over the Wargs, forcing a Game 7. But in the bottom of the 9th, with Valinor leading 6-2, Wilderland scored 4 times off a 2-run homer...

11-Inning Vandal Win Forces Series Back To Wilderland

VALINOR - Down 3-games-to-1 after the Wargs' 10-5 and 2-1 victories in Games 3 and 4 of the Return of the King Series, Valinor found themselves in a must-win situation. After Vandal closer, Sourk Legripper, allowed pinch runner, Risil Shieldbender,...

August 07, 2003

Valinor Wins a Nail-Biter Over Hops to Become Mordor Champs

MISTY MTN - It was a classic pitcher's duel at Mountain Stadium. After the Hops tied up the Mordor Conference Championships with a 12-hit, 6-run shutout over the Vandals in Game 6, Valinor's ace, Beama Belil-Gariand (16-14, 3.87) faced off...

August 06, 2003

Valinor Shortstop Injured

VALINOR - In Game 3 of the Two Towers Series, Vandal shortstop, Eamir Elara, pulled a hamstring muscle. The strain will put the player out of the rest of the playoffs....

Valinor Takes 3-2 Series Lead

VALINOR - After splitting the first two games in Misty Mountain, the Vandals moved on to play a 3-game set at home. In Game 3 of their series, Valinor emerged with the victory, as Pimth Galdor slammed a 2-run homer...