Georgia Southern will renew old rivalries and embark on their inaugural Sun Belt season in 2015. The Eagles will face Clemson, Georgia, Georgia Tech and West Virginia in addition to familiar foes The Citadel, College of Charleston, Kennesaw St. and Appalachian St. Continue reading
ARLINGTON, Texas – UT Arlington baseball announced the 2015 schedule on Thursday afternoon. The 56-game slate features a 26-game nonconference schedule and 30 games in the Sun Belt Conference. The nonconference portion of the Mavericks schedule is highlighted by ten games against schools from Power Five conferences.
Appalachian State head coach Billy Jones served as an assistant coach with the 17 and under National Team in a series against Chinese Taipei. Continue reading
TROY, Ala. – Troy University baseball head coach Bobby Pierce announced at a press conference Wednesday that he will retire following the 2015 season; his 13th season as the coach of the Trojans. Pierce, who is 15 wins shy of surpassing Chase Riddle for the most in school history, informed his team at a meeting Tuesday night.
“Troy University, the Troy community and the entire Trojan nation have been nothing short of phenomenal to me, my family and our program over the years,” Pierce said. “I have put everything I have into playing and coaching for 51 years of my life. When you invest that much for that long, your tank runs a little low.” Continue reading
Former Arkansas State standouts Andy Runyan and Murray Watts are giving back to the community by giving back sports equipment to young athletes that can’t afford them. Continue reading
LITTLE ROCK – UALR Director of Athletics Chris Peterson has announced the hiring of Little Rock native Chris Curry as head baseball coach. A veteran of seven years as a catcher in professional baseball with the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants organizations, Curry recently completed his second year as top assistant and pitching coach at Northwestern State and previously worked on the baseball staffs at Arkansas, Arkansas Tech, Hendrix and Meridian Community College.
Arkansas Little Rock Athletic Director Chris Peterson has announced that the school has launched an independent investigation into former baseball coach Scott Norwood’s obscenity laced rant that was released on College Baseball Daily last week. Continue reading
Deadspin.com released an audio recording of former Arkansas Little Rock head coach Scott Norwood yesterday afternoon with includes foul language after the Trojans 1-0 victory over Southeast Missouri State on Feb. 18th. We have also gotten a hold of the audio from the rant which can be listened to below. (WARNING IT CONTAINS GRAPHIC LANGUAGE)
The interesting part is this sort of language didn’t affect Augie Garrido’s career with the Texas Longhorns a few years back after he went off on his squad on a NSFW rant. Continue reading
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LITTLE ROCK – Scott Norwood has announced his immediate resignation as head baseball coach at UALR to pursue other opportunities. Assistant coach and recruiting coordinator Chris Marx will serve as interim head coach while a national search begins immediately.
“I appreciate the opportunities that I have been given at UALR,” said Norwood. “I wish UALR success in the future.” Continue reading
LAFAYETTE, La. – It was a tremendous pitcher’s duel throughout with both pitchers turning in quality starts, but the Rebels broke through late with a solo home run from Preston Overbey and a three-run eighth inning as No. 6 Ole Miss (45-19) defeated No. 1 Louisiana-Lafayette (58-9)m by a score of 5-2 Sunday.