HUNTSVILLE – The Sam Houston State baseball team will play 34 home games in 2017 highlighted by a first-ever visit from Texas to Don Sanders Stadium and a three-game series against perennial power Louisiana, third-year head coach Matt Deggs announced Friday. “Jay Sirianni does an incredible job with our schedule,” Deggs said. “Our motto, and […]
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LAKE CHARLES – The McNeese baseball team released its highly competitive 2016 schedule on Monday, highlighted by a home date against LSU at Joe Miller Ballpark in Lake Charles. The Tigers are one of eight teams on the Cowboy’ impressive slate of contests who made it to the NCAA tournament in 2015. Of those eight […]
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State announced Tuesday it has named former Demon Academic All-American and current NSU associate head coach Bobby Barbier the 12th head baseball coach in school history. Barbier will be introduced Monday afternoon in a news conference inside the Stroud Room at the Northwestern State field house.
Louisiana Tech is expected to name Northwestern State’s Lane Burroughs as their new head coach according to The News Star.This season he went 33-24 with a RPI in the top 50 that put the Demons in the at-large conversation toward the end of the year. He went 113-113 in four seasons. He previously served as […]
FRISCO, Texas – The Southland Conference named its annual baseball championship team trophy after Jim Gilligan, the legendary Lamar University head coach who’s retiring after 39 seasons and more than 1,300 wins with the Cardinals’ program. The Jim Gilligan Trophy announcement was made by Southland Commissioner Tom Burnett during a pre-game retirement celebration for the […]
FRISCO, Texas – Southeastern Louisiana is favored to defend its Southland Conference regular-season baseball championship by a vote of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors, the conference announced Tuesday. The coaches and sports information directors had nearly the same outcome with just two teams flopped. The Lions were the overwhelming favorite in both […]
LAKE CHARLES – It has been said “Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.” Billy Sommers has sacrificed on the baseball field for McNeese State over the last three seasons and helped build the program back to one of high regards in the baseball community. He […]