Category Archives: Southland Conference

Northwestern State releases 2014 Schedule

NorthwesternStateLogoNATCHITOCHES – The 2014 Northwestern State baseball schedule, highlighted by five NCAA Tournament teams and a visit from LSU to Brown-Stroud Field, was announced by head coach Lane Burroughs and his staff on Thursday.

The 56-game schedule features Louisiana-Lafayette, LSU, Sam Houston, Arkansas, and Central Arkansas, all who participated in the postseason. Continue reading

Southeastern Louisiana releases 2014 Schedule

SELALogoHAMMOND, La. – With seven regional participants on the 2014 schedule and five of those coming to Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field, including College World Series participant LSU, Southeastern Louisiana interim baseball coach Matt Riser has put together an impressive slate of competition for the Lions.

Southeastern faces the Tigers, Feb. 19, in the home opener and Ole Miss comes to town for a midweek pair, March 11-12. Jackson State, South Alabama and Louisiana-Lafayette, all regional teams in 2013, make the trip in for midweek contests as well. Continue reading

Oral Roberts releases 2014 Schedule

OralRobertsTULSA, Okla. – Head Coach Ryan Folmar announced the Oral Roberts University 2014 baseball schedule on Thursday, highlighted by home games against four NCAA tournament teams from last season.

“We are once again very excited to be taking on a challenging schedule,” said coach Folmar. “We have an outstanding non-conference schedule with a good balance of home series.” Continue reading

UT-Arlington to Upgrade Baseball and Softball Facilities

DarinThomasUTArlingtonARLINGTON, Texas – UT Arlington softball and baseball players will have clubhouses and training facilities worthy of a world-class, collegiate program by January 2015 as a result of a $5.5 million softball/baseball complex expansion and renovation plan.

The project will add a softball field house to Allan Saxe Field, home of the UT Arlington softball team, and a field house to Clay Gould Ballpark, home of the baseball team. The work also will include field improvements and upgrades to the sound systems and bleachers at the complex, off Fielder Road and West Park Row in Arlington. Continue reading

Central Arkansas releases 2014 Schedule

CentralArkansasThe Central Arkansas Bears have released their 2014 schedule which features a home opening series against Missouri State on February 14th. Following the series with Missouri State, UCA will take a week off before hosting Illinois State for a three game set. After a two game midweek series with Tennessee-Martin, the Bears head on the road for the first time going to Memphis for three games. You can check out the full schedule below. Continue reading

Ron Maestri set to return to New Orleans

NewOrleansFletcher Mackel of is reporting that New Orleans will name Ron Maestri as their next baseball coach. Maestri served as the head coach of the Privateers from 1972-1985 leading them to the NCAA Tournament nine times and qualified for the College World Series in 1984.

New Orleans has scheduled a press conference tomorrow at 2pm.

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McNeese State names Justin Hill as Head Coach

JustinHillMcNeeseStateLAKE CHARLES – Justin Hill, a 10-year coaching veteran in the college ranks including the last five years as an associate head coach at Southeastern Louisiana and Louisiana-Monroe, has been named the 13th baseball head coach for McNeese, announced by athletic director Tommy McClelland on Friday.

Hill, 33, replaces Terry Burrows who resigned following the 2013 season. Continue reading


2013 Starkville Regional Day 4 Recap

MississippiStateTeamMeeting2STARKVILLE, Miss. – The ride continues.

Ninth-ranked Mississippi State returns to Super Regional play for the second time in three seasons as the Bulldogs knocked off Central Arkansas 6-1 to capture the Starkville Regional championship Monday night at Dudy Noble Field. Continue reading


2013 Starkville NCAA Regional Day 3 Recap

CentralArkansasCentral Arkansas 3 South Alabama 0

Starkville, Miss. – Facing elimination yet again, the Central Arkansas Bears did what they have done so well over the past week and a half, staring the end of their season in the face and refusing to give in. The fourth-seeded Bears rode an outstanding performance from true freshman Connor Gilmore to a 3-0 win over the second-seeded South Alabama Jaguars, eliminating the Jags and surviving for a rematch against top-seeded Mississippi State. Continue reading


2013 Baton Rouge Regional Day 3 Recap

LouisianaLafayetteLouisiana 7 Sam Houston State 5

BATON ROUGE – A masterful relief pitching performance by Matt Plitt and two home runs from Caleb Adams helped boost the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team to a 7-5 victory over Sam Houston State in an elimination game in the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional on Sunday afternoon at the Skip Bertman Field in Alex Box Stadium. Continue reading