By: William Knox With 2 weekends under the belt, the Big 12 race is beginning to take shape. As is usual, the Texas Longhorns are sitting atop the Big 12 standings at a perfect 9-0, followed by 6-1 Oklahoma State, 7-2 Texas A&M, 6-2 Baylor, 5-2 Kansas State, 7-3 Oklahoma, 5-3 Nebraska, 5-4 Texas Tech, […]
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By: Ricky Babcock This weekend can be summed up in one word “sweet”. We had the opportunity again this season to play in the Jacksonville Invitational which is a great weekend round robin hosted by Jacksonville University. We started the weekend with a game against the University of Michigan which was a unique one. I […]
I ran across a random story yesterday about the Nicholls State and Mississippi State game that was set to take place on Sunday between the two schools. The game was never played due to the wintry weather which blanketed the southern part of the country. The Nicholls State Media Relations department wrote up a recap […]
Two weeks ago Pacific University, a Division 3 school in Forest Grove Oregon played a tripleheader against the Pomona-Pitzer College in Claremont California. The teams were scheduled to play a single game on Friday with a doubleheader to follow on Saturday. The game on Friday was rained out and the two coaches decided to make […]
By: William Knox For the first time since 2005, Texas Tech started the season with 4 straight victories. Pitchers A.J. Ramos and Miles Morgan returned from injury with incredible results, but 2B Willie Rueda and C Jeremy Mayo were struck by injuries that could limit them for the next couple of weeks.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – After being criticized for months, Gerrit Cole let his arm do the talking Saturday. Much was made about Cole’s decision to attend UCLA after his selection in the first round of last June’s MLB Draft. Most of the scrutiny came from the New York Yankees, the team that took him with […]
By: Ricky Babcock This wasn’t the ideal baseball weekend for our club, although the weather was terrific we came up short on our goals and expectations for this series. We faced great competition from one of the best teams in the country, Arizona State. They were exceptional at the plate and on the hill. This […]
Arizona State is selected to win the Pac-10 this year, but as Head Coach Pat Murphy points out, “We might have the least experience of any team in college baseball.” (East Valley Tribune) Also, here’s a preview of this weekend’s tilt against University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. (Pitchfork Nation)
I will be covering the ACC in depth this season with weekly previews of the weekend ahead. I believe that the ACC is one of the premier conferences in the country even though no team in the conference has won the national championship since 1955 when Wake Forest grabbed the title. The ACC is expected […]
For the first time since 2004, the Colonial Athletic Association sent two teams (James Madison and UNC Wilmington) to the NCAA tournament. CAA teams begin non-conference play this Friday when James Madison takes on Southern Illinois in Conway, S.C. Here’s a rundown of the CAA teams in action this weekend.