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NCBWA Names National Players of the Week

FROM NCBWA RELEASE

MORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA)­ released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending May 8, today. Utah Valley senior first baseman Goose Kallunki was named National Hitter of the Week, while Oklahoma State junior left-hander Andrew Heaney was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading

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2012 CBD Mid-Major Poll (March 19th)

By: Aaron Kirby

For the second week in a row there is a new #1. TCU (11-6) moves up 2 spots to take over the top spot. The Horned Frogs had a perfect 5-0 week, beating Texas Tech on Tuesday, winning at UTSA Wednesday and sweeping UNLV on the road to open Mountain West play.

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CBD Photo Gallery: Fullerton Win Streak to 7

Carlos Lopez tries to avoid a tag.FULLERTON, Calif. — Maybe Cal State Fullerton should play all of its games on Sunday? For the third Sunday in a row, the Titans’ offense had double-digit hits and its best showing of the weekend.

The Titans (8-3) won their seventh straight game, finishing off the weekend sweep of Utah Valley State (2-8) with an 11-3 win Sunday afternoon at Goodwin Field.

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Longtime NYIT Head Coach Bob Hirschfield Retires

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (Nov. 21, 2011) – After 30 plus years of coaching the New York Institute of Technology baseball team, Bob Hirschfield announced his retirement in late September. Plans are being sought out to keep Hirschfield on staff in an advisory position. Current assistant coach Michael “Butch” Caulfield will serve as interim head coach for the upcoming 2012 season. Continue reading

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Big 12 Weekend Preview (3/18-3/20)

It is finally opening weekend for the Big 12 Conference. Eight of the league’s ten teams are participating in conference series, with Missouri and Nebraska playing series against non-conference foes.

The conference matchup of the weekend is between #3 Oklahoma and #12 Texas A&M in Norman. Oklahoma was the winner of 16 straight games before hitting a three-game skid against Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Arizona. The Aggies lead the league in pitching, but have struggled at times with the bat. Continue reading

Big 12 Recap (February 19)

Here is your Big 12 recap for Saturday, February 19.

Nebraska 8 (1-1) Air Force 1 (0-2)

Box Score

• Freshman Jon Keller (1-0) picked up the win in his first career start for Nebraska, allowing only three hits and striking out six.
• SS Chad Christensen connected on his first home run of the year in the eighth inning.
• Christensen, Kale Kiser, and Cory Burleson all had two hits in the contest. Continue reading

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Big 12 Weekend Preview

The Big 12 opens the week with a promising schedule. Texas Tech hosts a tournament, while Nebraska and Missouri are both participating in tournaments away from home. No. 6 Texas plays host to Maryland, with No. 5 Oklahoma playing host to William and Mary. Most of the other match-ups favor the Big 12 teams, including no. 32 Baylor/Oral Roberts, no. 16 Texas A&M/LeMoyne, Oklahoma State/Bryant and Kansas State/Pacific. Unfortunately, Kansas travels to Fort Worth to take on no. 3 TCU, which won’t be good for the early season record.

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Northern Colorado releases 2011 Schedule

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
GREELEY, Colo. – First-year head coach Carl Iwasaki is excited to begin his first spring at the University of Northern Colorado and feels the schedule is well tailored to the 2011 team.

The Bears have 23 home games and play non-conference games against teams in the Big 12, Pac-10, Mountain West, WAC, Summit and Southland conferences, which will prepare the club for the travel intensive Great West. Continue reading

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Former Northern Colorado Baseball Coach Investigated by Police

KevinSmallcombHeadshotFormer Northern Colorado head coach Kevin Smallcomb was investigated by the Greeley (CO) Police following allegations of financial improprieties from the school back in August. Smallcomb refused to speak with the authorities and charges were never brought in the case.

The report from The Greeley Tribune stated the following about the investigation:

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