These days, it seems more common for baseball’s top talents to commit to a college merely as a formality, then take the money and run once an MLB team drafts them. But that’s not always the case, and even within the past 10 years there have been quite a few Major League stars that decided […]
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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Thirty-three home games and a mid-week game played at Kaufmann Stadium headline the 2017 Kansas State baseball schedule as head coach Brad Hill announced the entire 56-game slate. K-State’s season will officially get underway on February 17 at the Dodgertown Classic in Vero Beach, Florida.
A defensive baseball player is only as good as his talent and equipment allows. These days, any infielder or outfielder worth their weight spends time searching out a quality baseball glove. This wasn’t always the case. In the history of baseball, the glove was a later addition, and was stigmatized as a sign of weakness. […]
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Samford head baseball coach Casey Dunn unveiled the team’s 2017 schedule Friday as the Bulldogs’ upcoming slate features 31 home games and challenging non-conference road series’ at Florida State and Kansas. Samford will also boast home-and-home matchups with in-state foes Alabama, Auburn, UAB, Troy, Jacksonville State, Alabama State and Alabama A&M.
FROM COLLEGIATE BASEBALL PRESS RELEASE TUCSON, Ariz. — Arizona State landed the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation, according to Collegiate Baseball’s annual evaluation of NCAA Division I baseball classes. It marks the Sun Devils’ fourth national recruiting title. ASU also captured recruiting championships in 2008, 1995 and 1983.
Nashville, Tenn. – Vanderbilt is set to open fall practice tomorrow at Hawkins Field with 22 returning letterwinners on the roster. The Commodores hosted a NCAA Regional for the sixth time in school history last season, finishing the year 43-19. Included in the Dores’ 22 returning student-athletes are 10 players that started at least 10 […]
No one was really surprised when Ryan Berryman was approved as Western (IN) High School new coach. It has been a while since Berryman left the coaching arena. Following a highly successful stint at Northwestern (IN) High School, Berryman might have meant it when he said that he had had his fill of the game […]
The NCAA announced this evening that they have removed the following championship tournaments and sites from the state of North Carolina: 2016 Division I Women’s Soccer Championship, College Cup (Cary), Dec. 2 and 4. 2016 Division III Men’s and Women’s Soccer Championships (Greensboro), Dec. 2 and 3. 2017 Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, first/second rounds […]
MORAGA, Calif. —Saint Mary’s Director of Athletics and Recreational Sports Mark Orr has announced the signing of SMC baseball head coach Eric Valenzuela to a multi-year extension after Valenzuela led the Gaels to their most successful season in program history last spring. The Saint Mary’s baseball team won its first-ever regular season West Coast Conference title in 2016 and […]