The MLB Signing Deadline is fast approaching as all teams have until midnight on August 15th to sign their draft picks or they will head to college for the 2012 season. Here is the latest news and notes from around the country.
Everyone knows the story behind Arizona State’s Cory Hahn or Georgia’s Johnathan Taylor suffering devastating neck injuries this past spring. There was another spinal cord injury that happened just before the 2011 MLB Draft to San Jacinto College’s Buddy Lamothe who suffered an injury which has severely hurt his mobility. The Astros ended up selecting Lamothe in the […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE Chris Costantino (Walters St CC) became the fifth player in New England Collegiate Baseball League history to throw a no-hitter, as he cruised past the first-place Keene Swamp Bats Sunday night to a 7-0 victory. Costantino allowed no hits while striking out nine Swamp Bats, improving his league-high total to 41 […]
College Baseball Daily continues our series of interviews with coaches from across the country today with UNLV head coach Tim Chambers. He is entering his first season in charge of the Rebels baseball program after spending the last 11 seasons at the College of Southern Nevada accumulating a 52-16 record last season while bringing the school to […]
College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2011 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1. We continue the countdown today at number 28 with USC junior RHP Austin Wood. The Niceville, […]
UConn-Avery Point head coach Roger Bidwell will be honored by the Connecticut Sports Writers’ Association with the 2011 Gold Key Award. Bidwell coached the UConn-Avery Point baseball team to the 2010 NJCAA Division 2 final where they lost to LSU-Eunice 10-2. Bidwell has spent the last 29 seasons in charge of the program going 828-327-7 […]
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the College of Southern Nevada will lose 20 scholarships for the next two seasons (starting 2011-2012 school year) for three rule violations under former coach and athletic director Chris Sheff. He was hired this summer before being fired on November 3rd after the violations were discovered.
The St. Petersburg Times is reporting that longtime St. Petersburg College baseball coach Dave Pano has resigned after offering an improper scholarship to a student-athlete. Coach Pano had accumulated a 392-180-1 over 13 seasons. In 2005, he led the school to its first state title and a second-place finish at the JUCO World Series.
The Washington Nationals held a news conference on Thursday afternoon to announce the signing of Bryce Harper. He was the first selection in the 2010 MLB Draft after an outstanding year at the College of Southern Nevada where he smashed the record books. As a high school freshman, he hit .599 batting average with 11 […]