Category Archives: Sun Belt

Georgia Southern releases 2015 Schedule

GASouthernPhotoSTATESBORO, Ga. – Thirty-one home games, six NCAA Regional Participants highlight the Georgia Southern Eagles 56-game 2015 baseball schedule.

Georgia Southern will renew old rivalries and embark on their inaugural Sun Belt season in 2015. The Eagles will face Clemson, Georgia, Georgia Tech and West Virginia in addition to familiar foes The Citadel, College of Charleston, Kennesaw St. and Appalachian St. Continue reading Georgia Southern releases 2015 Schedule

UT-Arlington releases 2015 Schedule

DarinThomasUTArlingtonARLINGTON, Texas – UT Arlington baseball announced the 2015 schedule on Thursday afternoon. The 56-game slate features a 26-game nonconference schedule and 30 games in the Sun Belt Conference. The nonconference portion of the Mavericks schedule is highlighted by ten games against schools from Power Five conferences.
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Troy’s Bobby Pierce set to retire at end of 2015; Mark Smartt named Succesor

TroyBaseballTROY, Ala. – Troy University baseball head coach Bobby Pierce announced at a press conference Wednesday that he will retire following the 2015 season; his 13th season as the coach of the Trojans. Pierce, who is 15 wins shy of surpassing Chase Riddle for the most in school history, informed his team at a meeting Tuesday night.

“Troy University, the Troy community and the entire Trojan nation have been nothing short of phenomenal to me, my family and our program over the years,” Pierce said. “I have put everything I have into playing and coaching for 51 years of my life. When you invest that much for that long, your tank runs a little low.” Continue reading Troy’s Bobby Pierce set to retire at end of 2015; Mark Smartt named Succesor

Chris Curry named Head Coach at Arkansas Little Rock

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.
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Former Arkansas Little Rock coach Scott Norwood’s Epic Rant 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 Former Arkansas Little Rock coach Scott Norwood’s Epic Rant

Scott Norwood resigns at UALR

UALRTurfFieldLITTLE 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 Scott Norwood resigns at UALR