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Blue Anchors pitcher Spencer Koopmans of UC Davis threw during Alexandria's 6-0 win over Wisconsin Rapids last Thursday. Koopmans had his best start of the summer, tossing a complete-game shutout by scattering nine hits and just one walk. He struck out six and finished with a 3-1 record on the season. (Echo Press photo by Blaze Fugina)

Season wraps up for Blue Anchors

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In his first year as the Blue Anchors' manager, Al Newman did not achieve the record he envisioned for the inaugural season of the new franchise in Alexandria.


But many of his goals for player development this summer were reached. With the season now complete for the Blue Anchors, Newman is happy with the improvements that many of the players showed throughout the summer.

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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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