Category Archives: General CBB News

The Ice Bucket Challenge

pete_mainAs we have written about off and on over the last couple of seasons, former Boston College baseball player Pete Frates has been diagnosed with ALS or more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He has taken this diagnosis to raise awareness for the disease and raise money for research.

The latest way he has raised awareness is through the Ice Bucket challenge. Unless you have been living under a rock, this has been blowing up your Facebook feed. Mine especially since I have some personal  connections to Boston area athletes/celebrities.

Here are a few samplings from players/coaches around the nation taking part.  You can donate to the cause by clicking here. If you have taken the challenge tweet at us @CB_Daily with your video or comment below. Continue reading The Ice Bucket Challenge

Coaching News and Notes for August 1st

OOTP 15 Review

OOTP 2015…What can I say?

If you are into Baseball this is the game for you as it includes over the last 100 years of MLB baseball while including many foreign leagues around the world.

The game features many different ways of playing from calling every every pitch or just serving as the General Manager of the squad. It is so much fun to take over the legendary lineup of the 1927 Yankess featuring Ruth and Gehrig or the Philadelphia Athletics. Continue reading OOTP 15 Review

Coaching News and Notes for July 29TH

Here are some Coaching News and Notes for July 29th.

Vanderbilt’s Xavier Turner ruled ineligible for rest of season

Vanderbilt third baseman Xavier Turner has been declared ineligible for a violation of NCAA regulations and will not participate in the remainder of the College World Series, effective immediately. Vanderbilt’s baseball program and Department of Student Athletics are in NCAA compliance. The university, Department of Student Athletics and the baseball coaching staff will have no further comments.

UC-Irvine Andrew Morales named 2014 Senior Class Award Winner

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (June 19, 2014) – All-American pitcher Andrew Morales from the University of California, Irvine has been selected as the 2014 Senior CLASS Award® winner in baseball. 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. Continue reading UC-Irvine Andrew Morales named 2014 Senior Class Award Winner