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2012 CBD Mid-Major Poll (May 28th)

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Purdue (44-12) ends the 2012 regular season as the #1 Mid-Major. The Boilermakers will make their first NCAA appearance since 1987 and will host (Gary, Indiana) a regional as announced Sunday. Purdue went 3-0 on their way to winning the Big 10 tourney title with a win over Ohio St and two wins over Indiana including a 6-5 win in the title game. Continue reading

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2011 MLB Draft News and Notes for August 7th

The MLB Signing Deadline is fast approaching as all teams have until midnight on August 15th to sign their prospects or they will head to college. Here is the latest news and notes from around the country.

Bubba Starling’s career with the Nebraska Cornhuskers on the football field is on hold right now according to Huskers head football coach Bo Pelini in the Omaha-World Herald. Starling was selected by Kansas City Royals with the fifth overall pick and is being advised by Scott Boras. If he does not sign with the Royals, Starling will get back on the practice field with the Nebraska football program and will not be able to sign with a MLB team until the 2014 MLB Draft.  Continue reading

2011 NCAA Houston Regional: Day 2 Recap

Here is your 2011 NCAA Houston Regional Day 2 Recap.

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HOUSTON - Josh Turley picked a great time to toss the first complete game of his collegiate career. The Baylor sophomore went the distance as the Bears knocked off No. 9 Rice 3-2 on Saturday night at Reckling Park. Continue reading

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2011 NCAA Houston Regional: Day 1 Recap

Here is your 2011 NCAA Houston Regional Day 1 Recap.

HOUSTON – Even a season-high 22 hits and double-digit runs by the Rice offense could not overshadow a sensational complete-game pitching effort by Owl senior left-hander Abe Gonzales in the Rice baseball team’s 14-2 victory over Alcorn State in the opening round of the NCAA Regional Friday evening at Reckling Park. Continue reading

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LA Tech Seniors Will Alvis and Joey Ford go out in Style

Louisiana Tech swept a doubleheader from Mississippi Valley State on Wednesday night by scores of 15-1 and 5-4. The victories were not the story on the evening as Louisiana Tech honored their six seniors including Will Alvis and Joey Ford. Both Alvis and Ford completed a rare feat in the game playing all nine positions during the second game of the doubleheader including Alvis pitching a scoreless ninth inning to pick up his second save of the year.  Continue reading

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ACC Recap for May 10th

Here is your ACC Recap for May 10th.

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DELAND, Fla. – Florida State senior Stuart Tapley rejoined his teammates Tuesday night at Stetson’s Melching Field at Conrad Park, two weeks after his father suffered a stroke back home in Orlando. Continue reading

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Lowe’s Senior Class Baseball Award Finalists

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OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 20, 2011) – Ten NCAA® baseball student-athletes who excel both on and off the field were selected as finalists today for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition. The list of finalists follows this release. Continue reading