Category Archives: Ohio Valley Conference

Eastern Illinois Jim Schmitz Contract Not Renewed

EasternIllinoisSliding_thumb.jpgCHARLESTON, Ill. – The Eastern Illinois University Athletic Department has announced that the contract for Panther head baseball coach Jim Schmitz will not be renewed. A search for his successor will begin immediately.

Schmitz completed his 21st season as the EIU head coach with the Panthers finishing the 2015 season with a 13-39 record. EIU finished last in the Ohio Valley Conference missing the OVC Tournament for the second time in the last three years. Schmitz compiled a record of 533-581-1 during his time at EIU. Included in those 21 seasons were two NCAA Regional Bids in 1999 and 2008. Continue reading Eastern Illinois Jim Schmitz Contract Not Renewed

Murray State releases 2015 Schedule

MurrayState_thumb.jpgMurray State baseball coach Kevin Moulder announced the baseball schedule for the 2015 season.

The schedule consists of 56 games, with 28 home games being held at Reagan Field. The season opener is in Hattiesburg, Mississippi against Southern Miss on February 13, 2015. The home opener for the Racers will be held February 17 at 2 p.m. against Harris Stowe. Continue reading Murray State releases 2015 Schedule

Eastern Illinois releases 2015 Schedule

EasternIllinoisSliding_thumb.jpgEastern Illinois baseball has released its 2015 schedule which will open in mid-February with a three-game series at Southern Mississippi. The Panthers home opener will be Friday, March 6 against Austin Peay for a three-game Ohio Valley Conference series.

EIU will play on the road the opening three weeks of the year with series at Central Arkansas and Kansas State to follow the trip to Southern Miss. The Panthers will play the first of three NCAA Tournament teams from last year on March 3 with a game at Indiana State. Continue reading Eastern Illinois releases 2015 Schedule

Jacksonville State releases 2015 Schedule

Jacksonville State University head baseball coach Jim Case announced the 2015 Gamecock schedule today with six of the first eight games against teams that made the 2014 NCAA postseason.

The Gamecocks have 30 home games scheduled for Rudy Abbott Field, including the season opening series against Youngstown State on Feb. 13-15. Jax State will also host NCAA Super-Regional participant Kennesaw State the second weekend, before traveling to face the Auburn Tigers for three games the following weekend. Continue reading Jacksonville State releases 2015 Schedule