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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

UALRTurfFieldDeadspin.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

Scott Norwood resigns at UALR

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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

Arkansas Little-Rock releases 2014 Schedule

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UALRTurfFieldLITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Head coach Scott Norwood has announced the UALR baseball schedule for the upcoming 2014 season. The Trojans will play a 56-game regular-season slate featuring 16 matchups against seven schools that qualified for the 2013 NCAA Tournament.

“We put together a really competitive schedule that we feel will prepare us very well for SBC play,” Norwood said. Continue reading

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2013 Sun Belt Conference Preseason Coaches Poll and Teams

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sunbelt_thumb.jpgNEW ORLEANS – The Florida Atlantic Owls have been tabbed as the preseason favorites to win the 2013 Sun Belt Conference baseball title, the league announced on Monday.

FAU won the SBC regular season title in 2012 behind a 32-22 overall record and a 19-8 record in SBC play. This season, the Owls return six starters from that squad and four starting pitchers, including 2013 All-SBC Preseason selections pitcher Austin Gomber and first baseman Mark Nelson. Continue reading

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UALR releases 2013 Schedule

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LITTLE ROCK – Head coach Scott Norwood and has announced the UALR baseball schedule for the upcoming 2013 season. The Trojans will play a 56-game slate regular-season slate featuring matchups against six schools that qualified for 2012 NCAA Regionals before playing in the Sun Belt Tournament in Lafayette, La., May 22-26. Continue reading

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2012 Sun Belt Conference Preseason Coaches Poll

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NEW ORLEANS – The Panthers of FIU and the Trojans of Troy have been tabbed as the preseason favorites to win the 2012 Sun Belt Conference baseball title in a vote of the league’s head coaches.

FIU, which finished second overall in the standings in 2011, returns five starters to an offense that led the SBC in batting average, home runs and runs scored. The Panthers finished last season 20-9-1 in conference play. FIU received four first-place votes from the coaches and finished with 93 points. Continue reading