LITTLE ROCK – UALR Director of Athletics Chris Peterson has announced the hiring of Little Rock native Chris Curry as head baseball coach. A veteran of seven years as a catcher in professional baseball with the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants organizations, Curry recently completed his second year as top assistant and pitching coach at Northwestern State and previously worked on the baseball staffs at Arkansas, Arkansas Tech, Hendrix and Meridian Community College.
Arkansas Little Rock Athletic Director Chris Peterson has announced that the school has launched an independent investigation into former baseball coach Scott Norwood’s obscenity laced rant that was released on College Baseball Daily last week. Continue reading
Deadspin.com released an audio recording of former Arkansas Little Rock head coach Scott Norwood yesterday afternoon with includes foul language after the Trojans 1-0 victory over Southeast Missouri State on Feb. 18th. We have also gotten a hold of the audio from the rant which can be listened to below. (WARNING IT CONTAINS GRAPHIC LANGUAGE)
The interesting part is this sort of language didn’t affect Augie Garrido’s career with the Texas Longhorns a few years back after he went off on his squad on a NSFW rant. Continue reading
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LITTLE ROCK – Scott Norwood has announced his immediate resignation as head baseball coach at UALR to pursue other opportunities. Assistant coach and recruiting coordinator Chris Marx will serve as interim head coach while a national search begins immediately.
“I appreciate the opportunities that I have been given at UALR,” said Norwood. “I wish UALR success in the future.” Continue reading
LAFAYETTE, La. – It was a tremendous pitcher’s duel throughout with both pitchers turning in quality starts, but the Rebels broke through late with a solo home run from Preston Overbey and a three-run eighth inning as No. 6 Ole Miss (45-19) defeated No. 1 Louisiana-Lafayette (58-9)m by a score of 5-2 Sunday.
LAFAYETTE, La. – The Rebels jumped out to an early lead on the Ragin’ Cajuns, but big innings in the third and fifth proved to be too much to overcome as No. 6 Ole Miss (44-19) fell to No. 1 Louisiana-Lafayette (58-8) by a score of 9-5 on Saturday in the opening game of an NCAA Super Regional. Continue reading
Louisiana-Lafayette 5 Mississippi State 3
LAFAYETTE, La. – Having to battle their way through the losers bracket, the top-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team never trailed in a winner-take-all championship game at the Lafayette Regional on Monday holding on to win 5-3 against Mississippi State to advance to the Lafayette Super Regional. Continue reading
Louisiana-Lafayette 11 Jackson State 1
LAFAYETTE, La. – Junior Jace Conrad had a career-best six RBI as the top-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team defeated Jackson State 11-1 on Sunday afternoon to advance to the Lafayette Regional championship game at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field.
The Cajuns (55-8) will face Mississippi State in the championship game at 8 p.m. Louisiana needs to defeat the Bulldogs twice to advance to the Super Regionals, while Mississippi State needs to win just one game.
Louisiana 9 San Diego State 2
LAFAYETTE, La. – The top-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team bounced back from a tough loss yesterday to roll to 9-2 win over San Diego State in an elimination game on Saturday at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field in the Lafayette Regional.
Louisiana moves to 54-8 overall with the win and will face the loser of the Jackson State/Mississippi State winner’s bracket game tomorrow at 1 p.m. in another elimination game at “the Tigue”. SDSU closes out their season with a 42-21 record. Continue reading
Mississippi State 5 San Diego State 2
LAFAYETTE, La. – Mississippi State’s pitching took center stage Friday in the opening round of the Lafayette Regional.
Trevor Fitts and Myles Gentry combined on a dominant three-hitter as MSU opened postseason play with a 5-2 win over San Diego State at Louisiana-Lafayette’s Tigue Moore Field. Continue reading