Category Archives: Missouri Valley

Indiana State releases 2014 Schedule

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SethManaeaIndianaStateTERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Indiana State baseball coach Mitch Hannahs has announced the schedule for the 2014 Sycamore baseball team. The 55-game schedule begins with the Snowbird Baseball Classic at Port Charlotte, Fla., and concludes with the 2014 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament which will be played at Indiana State at the end of May. Continue reading

2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 92. Drew Smith (Dallas Baptist)

College Baseball Daily kicks off our countdown to the start of the 2014 College Baseball season by checking in on the top 100 players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the list today at number 92 with Dallas Baptist pitcher Drew Smith. Heading into his sophomore year, Smith looks to improve on his performance from his freshman campaign. In his first season with the Patriots, Smith totaled only 11.2 IP while posting a 5.40 ERA. Continue reading

Indiana State names Mitch Hannahs as Head Coach

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IndianaStateHannahsTERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Indiana State Director of Athletics Ron Prettyman announced today (July 25) the hiring of Mitch Hannahs as the 29th head baseball coach in the 117-year history of the Sycamore baseball program.

Indiana State will be holding a press conference at 11:00 a.m. (ET) in DeDe II inside the Hulman Memorial Student Union on Friday, July 26. The public is welcome to attend Friday’s press conference. Continue reading

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Wichita State names Todd Butler as Head Coach

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ToddButlerArkansasWICHITA, Kan. — Todd Butler has been named the head baseball coach at Wichita State University, Director of Athletics Eric Sexton announced today.

“Todd is highly regarded as a baseball coach, brings a passion for baseball and success, and has a wonderful family,” Sexton said. “He brings a resume worthy of the success Wichita State is accustomed. Continue reading

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Links from Around the Country for June 6th

JonathanGrayFeaturedHere are some of the top news stories around the College Baseball World for today.  Continue reading

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Gene Stephenson out at Wichita State

UPDATE #1: June 4th at 6:22
WichitaStateGeneStephensonWICHITA, Kan. — Head Baseball Coach Gene Stephenson’s contract has been terminated, Director of Athletics Eric Sexton announced today.

“We have reached a decision to go a different direction with the leadership of our baseball program,” Sexton said. “Following an evaluation of the program as a whole and a presentation of the options, the decision became clear that this is the proper time to move into a new phase of Shocker Baseball. Continue reading

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2013 Manhattan NCAA Regional Day 2 Recap

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – The 15th-ranked Arkansas baseball team eliminated Wichita State from the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon with a 3-1 victory in the Manhattan Regional.

Arkansas improves to 38-21 on the season, while Wichita State ends its season with a 39-28 record. The Razorbacks will next play at 2:05 p.m. tomorrow against the loser of tonight’s game between No. 1 seed Kansas State and fourth-seed Bryant. Tomorrow’s game will be available on ESPN3. Continue reading

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2013 Manhattan NCAA Regional Day 1 Recap

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State scored nine first-inning runs to set the tone for the afternoon, while second baseman Ross Kivett hit a pair of home runs as the top-seeded Wildcats opened the 2013 NCAA Manhattan Regional with a 20-11 victory over No. 4-seed Wichita State Friday afternoon at Tointon Family Stadium.

K-State, which scored in every inning except the second, improved to 42-17 on the year and will face the winner of the evening session between No. 2-seed Arkansas and third-seeded Bryant at 7 p.m., Saturday evening. Wichita State fell to 39-27 on the year and will face the loser of Friday’s evening matchup in an elimination game at 2 p.m., Saturday afternoon.  Continue reading

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2013 Manhattan NCAA Regional Preview

BradHillKansasStateFeaturedThis year’s Manhattan Regional could turn out to be the toughest in the country, highlighted by a possible matchup of the No. 2 offense in the country, Kansas State, against the nation’s best pitching staff, in Arkansas. The seeds:

  1. #14 Kansas State (41-17, 16-8); Big 12 Regular Season Champs
  2. #17 Arkansas (37-20, 18-11); 2nd in SEC West
  3. #30 Bryant (44-16-1, 27-5); NEC Regular Season and Tournament Champs
  4. NR Wichita State (39-26, 15-6); Missouri Valley Conference Tournament Champs Continue reading