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Lamar releases 2014 Schedule

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JimGilliganLamar.jpgBEAUMONT – It will be another busy season at Vincent-Beck Stadium next year as the Lamar baseball team released its 2014 schedule, which features 33 games to be played in Beaumont, including the first 13 of the season.

Lamar, which is coming off a 39-win 2013 season, is slated to begin play with the annual Cardinal Classic. UIC and Marist will make the trek to Beaumont for the tournament, which will begin on February 14 and continue over the ensuing two days. Each team will play the other two twice. Continue reading

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The No. 6 ranked Bruins will travel to Waco, Texas to take on the Baylor Bears this weekend. It will be UCLA’s first visit to Baylor in program history. UCLA (2-1) is coming off a series victory against the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The Bruins dropped the opener 6-2 in 10 innings Friday night, but rallied on Saturday by defeating the Gophers 14-0. On Sunday, sophomore starter Grant Watson kept the Gophers quiet by throwing six scoreless innings and tallying a career high eight strikeouts. Baylor (1-3) is coming off a win at home Tuesday against Texas State. The Bears were swept on the road at UC Irvine last weekend. Continue reading

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Lamar releases 2013 Schedule

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BEAUMONT – Local fans will have ample opportunity to experience Lamar Baseball this season as head coach Jim Gilligan announced a 2013 schedule on Friday that features 38 home games at Vincent-Beck Stadium.

Gilligan and co. will be looking to take advantage of the heavy home schedule early, as the Cardinals will play 21 of the first 25 games in Beaumont, beginning with a visit from Northern Kentucky on February 15. The Norse will be playing their first-ever games as an NCAA Division I member and are coming off a 36-22 campaign in Division II last season. Continue reading

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2012 CBD Season Preview: Southland Conference

Last season was all about Texas State. The Bobcats went in with the top pitcher, and found out quickly they also had the top hitter in the Southland. RHP Carson Smith is gone, but 1B Casey Kalenkosky, an NJCAA All-American turned NCAA All-American, is back for another round. Coach Ty Harrington only lost a few starters on the field, and returned a strong nucleus of hitters to go along with a pitching staff that was more than capable of getting the team to the NCAA postseason. Continue reading

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2012 Southland Conference Preseason Polls Announced

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FRISCO, Texas – Texas State is favored to win its fourth consecutive Southland Conference regular-season baseball championship by a vote of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors, the conference announced Thursday. Continue reading

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Foley’s Quick Hits for Feb. 23rd

It was a great day on Wednesday with Assistant Editor Mark Rafferty doing his first interview since joining the staff full-time last year. You can check out the full interview with the Pulse Network by clicking here. It was a slow night in College Baseball with only six ranked squads in action and only one of them losing.

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Foley’s Quick Hits for Feb. 22nd

We saw several upsets on Tuesday during mid-week games including the biggest one with Texas A&M Corpus-Christi defeating the Texas Longhorns in Austin. The other major upsets were Lamar defeating Rice and Georgia Southern defeating Georgia Tech. Continue reading

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2011 CBD Season Preview: Southland Conference

2010 saw three Southland teams with a chance to make the postseason, but tournament champion Lamar was the only team in, as Texas State and Southeastern Louisiana were left to think about next year. This year, the league belongs to the Bobcats and Lions, as both teams return a wealth of talent. Texas State is led by All-American candidate P Carson Smith, the league’s top prospect. Southeastern Louisiana returns most of their team, minus closer Chris Franklin. Continue reading

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2011 Southland Conference Preseason Poll Released

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FRISCO, Texas – Texas State is favored to win its third consecutive Southland Conference regular-season baseball championship by a vote of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors, the conference announced Tuesday.

The Bobcats received nine first-place votes and 118 points in the coaches’ poll and eight first-place votes and 112 points in the SID poll. Texas State returns 20 letterwinners, six starters and 12 pitchers, including junior Carson Smith, the Southland’s pitcher and newcomer of the year recipient, from a Bobcat squad that won its second consecutive regular-season title. Texas State went 23-10 in conference play last spring, recording its fourth 20-win season in conference play in the last five years. Continue reading