One of our loyal readers sent us this great video from the 2008 Division 3 South Regional Game between Lynchburg College and Christopher Newport University.
You thought 20 years was good?
How does 25 sound?
Officials spearheading Omaha’s ballpark effort announced that the College World Series will stay in Omaha for the next quarter of a century. That comes after last week’s news that the tournament will be here “at least 20 years,” starting in 2011. Continue reading
Top college baseball teams will take the “Road to Omaha” through at least 2030.
But they won’t be playing at Rosenblatt Stadium after 2010. Starting in 2011, the team buses will be heading downtown under a new College World Series agreement struck today with the NCAA. Continue reading
This week’s subject for the PBS series American Experience is Pirates star Roberto Clemente. It will be aired Monday night, usually at 9 PM.
Our buddies over at Gotham Baseball Magazine have put out their weekly article about the Greater New York area baseball programs. The team of the week is Army after they took three out of four games against the Naval Academy over the weekend. The Beast of the week was Chris Simmons of Army who had a pair of three hit games and hit a homer in the week. The Pitcher of the week was George Brown of St. John’s who moved his record to 7-0 after pitching seven scoreless innings against UConn in a 10-5 victory. Continue reading
There has been some speculation over the last few months that this could be Augie’s last season with the University of Texas. Our good friend Alan Trubow of the Austin-American Statesman had the chance to speak with Augie about this very topic today.
Augie told Alan that he did not know where the rumors were coming from on him heading to California at the end of the season.
He put a stop to those thoughts right away. Continue reading
As we have reported throughout the last few months, the new rules regarding scholarship money will go into effect next year with up to thirty players on the team receiving compensation with a minimum scholarship of 25 percent. Continue reading
Bryan Roy who writes for The Wildcat Online (Univ. of Arizona) checks in with an article about how the uniform start date has been bad for college baseball. He states that it has hurt the student-athletes chances in the classroom. My biggest problem with this statement is that the Northern schools have had to deal with this for years so why should the Southern schools get away with it? The full article is available here.
Our good friend Chip Armonaitis of Gotham Baseball sent us a link to his Weekend Recap of the Gotham area baseball programs. There was only one major upset with Fordham beating Virginia Tech if you really want to call that an upset. Fordham is expected to be near the top of the A-10 this season while Virginia Tech is expected to finish last in most of the preseason projections. Continue reading