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Dallas Baptist Baseball Works with Habitat for Humanity


The DBU Baseball Program has taken an active role in supporting the University‚Äôs mission of developing servant leaders through participation in numerous volunteer and service projects throughout the Dallas/ Ft Worth community. The players and coaches have served the community by volunteering at the Special Olympics of Texas State Track and Field Meet, helping with Habitat for Humanity and by reaching out to children in the Dallas area as they partnered with “Our Hands His Love” to put on a free baseball clinic.
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2009 Dallas Baptist Baseball Schedule Release

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Dallas Baptist


The 2009 Dallas Baptist University Patriots Baseball schedule was released on Monday, November 10, by Head Coach Dan Heefner. The Patriots will open up their season at home, when they welcome Binghamton University to Patriot Field on February 20, for a 3:00 p.m. game.
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College Baseball Early Siging period- Continues

Head coach Mike Martin welcomes seven newcomers for the 2009-10 season.

Florida State Baseball Announces 2009-10 Signing Class

Florida State baseball and head coach Mike Martin announced the signing of seven student-athletes to National Letters of Intent as of November 13, 2008. The 2009-10 class features six players from the state of Florida and one from Maryland. The signees include 3B David Boyd, SS/2B Ryan Gennett, INF Justin Gonzalez, INF/RHP Tyler Hibbs, LHP Brett Lee, C/1B Stephen McGee, 2B Devon Travis.
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College Baseball News and Notes 10/09

Courtesy: mstateathletics.com    Dudy Noble Field/Polk-DeMent Stadium

Courtesy: mstateathletics.com Dudy Noble Field/Polk-DeMent Stadium

Mississippi State Baseball Alumni Gather Next Weekend On Campus

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Plans are moving forward for the 13th alumni baseball weekend next week at Mississippi State. The biennial event, scheduled October 18-19, is expected to draw more than 50 former baseball players and managers representing teams spanning eight decades of Mississippi State baseball to the MSU campus.

The weekend schedule kicks off Saturday at 1 p.m. with an alumni golf tournament at the MSU Golf Course, followed by a dinner in the Bryan Athletic Administration Building. Capping the weekend will be the 2008 alumni baseball game, with Diamond Dogs of the past teaming with members of the 2009 Mississippi State team in a Maroon/White game at Dudy Noble Field. First pitch is set for 1 p.m. and is open to the public with no charge for admission.
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Dallas Baptist Holds First Alumni Weekend

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Dallas Baptist


The Dallas Baptist University Baseball Team held their first annual Alumni Weekend on October 3 and 4. The weekend started with a golf tournament that was held on October 3, at the Golf Club of Dallas, then a Home Run Derby on the morning of October 4, which was followed by the Alumni vs. 2008 DBU Baseball Team game.

The golf tournament proved to be a success with over 12 teams of foursomes hitting the course on Friday afternoon. The teams were competing for the lowest score, while individuals each had a chance to win on the longest drive and two closest to the pin contests. Directly following the tournament the participants were served dinner at the Golf Club of Dallas, along with an award ceremony for all the winners from the golf tournament.
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The scholarship game: No more easy outs in college baseball

Picture from Donald J Boyles

Augie Garrido Talking with Moldenhauer- Picture from Donald J Boyles


This story originally appeared in the Dallas Morning News and is being re-publish with the permission of the Author Brian Davis.

For years, college baseball coaches have divvied up an NCAA-maximum 11.7 scholarships among 30 to 40 players. Learning how coaches manage those scholarships can be sobering for parents who believe their son is a future star.

“As far as the numbers go, with 11.7 scholarships, it doesn’t go very far,” Texas coach Augie Garrido said.

As one might expect, better recruits get more scholarship money. A coach may offer a top recruit thousands for tuition, room and board, a figure that could be 70 to 80 percent of a full scholarship.

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Dan Heefner Named 2008 ABCA Midwest Coach of the Year

Dan Heffner Head Coach Dallas Baptist

Dan Heffner Head Coach Dallas Baptist


Dallas Baptist University Head Baseball Coach, Dan Heefner, has been named the 2008 ABCA Midwest Baseball Coach of the Year. Heefner, who was also named NCAA Division Independent Coach of the Year, led the Patriots to their best season as a NCAA Division I competitor.

Director of Athletics, Ryan Erwin said, “Dan is more than deserving of this honor. He stepped right into the head position this year with a plan and executed it. The next few years watching Dan and his coaching staff continue to build the program into one of the top in the country is going to be fun to watch.”

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College Station Day 2 Recap


lead photosUIC 9 Dallas Baptist 5

5/31/2008 – College Station, Texas- The UIC baseball team overcame a three-run deficit by scoring five times in the fifth en route to a 9-5 win over Dallas Baptist at the 2008 NCAA College Station Regional.

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A&M 22 Houston 4

Texas A&M set a school record with six home runs and scored its most runs in an NCAA game since 1989 as the ninth-ranked Aggies downed Houston, 22-4, in a winner’s bracket game at the College Station Regional Saturday night before 5,202 fans at Olsen Field.

A&M (45-16) will play for the regional championship on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. against either Houston (40-23) or UIC.

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College Station Regional Day 1 Recap


Houston 9 Dallas Baptist 5

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Senior second baseman Ryan Lormand and junior first baseman Jimmy Cesario each went 4-for-5 to lead the University of Houston baseball team to a come-from-behind, 9-5 win over No. 2 seed Dallas Baptist during the first game of the 2008 NCAA College Station Regional at Olsen Field.

After falling behind 3-0 in the first inning, the Cougar offense rallied to take the lead with five runs in the fourth inning. After Patriots knotted the game at 5-5 with two runs in the seventh inning, the Cougars put the game away with four runs in the final two frames, including a three-spot in the eighth inning. Continue reading

2008 CBB Regional Preview: College Station

The Texas A&M Aggies will be hosting the Regional in College Station this weekend sporting a 43-16 overall record while going 19-8 in the Big 12. Dallas Baptist got the second seed in the Regional after having a solid year as an Independent team as they went 37-17. The Houston Cougars are the third seed with a 39-22 record and 14-10 in Conference USA. The fourth seeded team is Illinois-Chicago who is 34-20 with a 17-6 record in the Horizon League. Continue reading