Category Archives: Community Service

Houston Baseball Visits Texas Children’s Hospital

HOUSTON – Members of the University of Houston baseball team took a trip across town to spend time with patients at Texas Children’s Hospital on Tuesday afternoon.

The team spent more than two hours at the hospital visiting with patients, which is something they do on a routine basis. Continue reading Houston Baseball Visits Texas Children’s Hospital

Franklin Pierce returns from Dominican Republic Trip

RINDGE, N.H. (December 2, 2010) – The Franklin Pierce University baseball team spent only five days and four nights in the Dominican Republic over the recent holiday weekend, but the team returned home with enough memories to last a lifetime. Continue reading Franklin Pierce returns from Dominican Republic Trip

LSU’s Paul Mainieri Supports Louisiana Pediatric Cardiology Foundation

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BATON ROUGE – LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri was the special guest recently at “Home Run for Hearts,” an event benefitting the Louisiana Pediatric Cardiology Foundation. The Louisiana Pediatric Cardiology Foundation provides support to area children who are suffering from cardiac disease. Continue reading LSU’s Paul Mainieri Supports Louisiana Pediatric Cardiology Foundation

Centenary Baseball Visits Shriners Hospital

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SHREVEPORT-Young children dream of meeting college athletes and it was evident when the Centenary baseball team took time off late last week to visit Shriners Hospital for Children right up the road from where they represent Centenary on the field. Continue reading Centenary Baseball Visits Shriners Hospital

Hofstra Baseball Participates in Community Raking Day

On Saturday, November 13, members of the Hofstra Baseball and Wrestling teams participated in the Shake and Rake program, sponsored by the Office of Off-Campus Living and Commuting Student Services.

Over 40 student-athletes and coaches visited 13 homes in the Hempstead and Uniondale communities to provide yard work assistance to local residents. In total, approximately 60 students volunteered for the event, including members of Alpha Kappa Psi and Phi Delta Theta. Continue reading Hofstra Baseball Participates in Community Raking Day

Duke Baseball at Miracle League of the Triangle

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DukeMiracleLeagueCARY, N.C. – The Duke baseball team continued its fall community service drive with its annual trip to the Miracle League of the Triangle last week.

The Blue Devils volunteered for two games and served as “buddies” to the children who take part in the Miracle League, which is a non-profit organization that allows special needs children to play America’s favorite pastime – baseball. The children play on a special field where they get the opportunity to bat, run the bases and play in the field. Duke baseball players helped the children complete all of those tasks to the tune of music, a PA announcer and an ecstatic crowd.

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Western Kentucky Visits with Kelly Autism Program

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WKUAutismBOWLING GREEN, Ky. - The WKU baseball team spent some time giving back to the community Thursday afternoon as they welcomed students from the local Kelly Autism Program to Nick Denes Field.

The student athletes took a break from their fall practice to play catch and interact with students from the program. The students spent time learning about the game of baseball and even got the chance to step inside the batting cage and take some swings.

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Stephen F. Austin Helps Out At Scare On The Square

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ScareAtTheSquareNACOGDOCHES, Texas – The Lumberjack baseball team took time to step away from the diamond over the last weekend and helped out in conjunction with the United Way and the Nacogdoches Chamber of Commerce at the city’s annual Scare On The Square Event.

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