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 the NJCAA College World Series twice. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
UPDATED AT 11:00PM on November 3rd
Chris Sheff has been relieved of his duties according to a report tonight by the Las Vegas Review Journal. (Link)
UPDATE #1 at 3:00AM on November 3rd
The school has hired an independent reviewer to look at the situation according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. (Link)
My full article from this weekend is below.
College of Southern Nevada first year head coach Chris Sheff is facing an in-house investigation regarding allegations that players were charged $125 for a mandatory conditioning program in addition to making players pay for post-practice meals and the coaching staff bringing drugs into the locker room.
According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal report:
Another signing deadline goes by and the story stays the same. The big market clubs especially in Boston and New York continue to wait until the last possible second to sign their draft picks. The Red Sox entering Monday had only signed three out of their top ten selections but ended up getting 12 out of the top 13 picks to sign which includes some marquee names in college baseball in LSU’s Anthony Ranaudo and Miami’s Chris Hernandez to name a few.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
ANAHEIM, Calif. — USA Baseball announced Tuesday the selection of Southern Nevada’s Bryce Harper as the recipient of the 2010 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA). This year marks the 33rd consecutive year that the Golden Spikes Award has been presented to the nation’s premier amateur baseball player.
In partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) and Major League Baseball Advanced Media, the interactive media and Internet company of MLB, the award was presented at MLB All-Star FanFest in Anaheim. In conjunction with the presentation, an award show highlighting the five finalists for the GSA was aired simultaneously on www.GoldenSpikesAward.com, www.USABaseball.com and www.MLB.com.
Here are the some of the best articles on College Baseball from the internet for February 3rd.
One of the biggest stories since the 2009 MLB Draft is Bryce Harper who is expected to be the next “big” thing in college baseball. Harper is expected to go number 1 in the 2010 MLB Draft in June as he decided to skip his final two years of high school to play for College of Southern Nevada making him eligible for the upcoming draft.