NEW ORLEANS, La. – The New Orleans Department of Athletics officially named Blake Dean as the university’s new head baseball coach, it was made official on Tuesday morning by Director of Athletics Derek Morel. Dean, who was named interim head coach following Ron Maestri’s retirement at the end of the 2015 season, has spent the […]
FRISCO, Texas – Sam Houston State is favored to defend its Southland Conference regular-season baseball championship by a vote of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors, the conference announced Wednesday.
Fletcher Mackel of WDSU.com is reporting that New Orleans will name Ron Maestri as their next baseball coach. Maestri served as the head coach of the Privateers from 1972-1985 leading them to the NCAA Tournament nine times and qualified for the College World Series in 1984. New Orleans has scheduled a press conference tomorrow at 2pm.
By: John Lockwood Another weekend of Conference USA play is in the books and with it a more definitive (or perhaps clouded as ever, depending on your point of view) picture of the conference standings. A menagerie of four teams remain tied atop of the conference standings as Memphis, Southern Miss and Houston each have […]
By: John Lockwood This weekend marks the fourth series in Conference USA play as teams look to improve their positions before entering the mid-way point of the conference season. Thus far, UAB, Southern Miss and Rice all hold 6-3 records, and with it first place in the standings. Houston holds the same .667 winning percentage, […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE NEW ORLEANS – The University of New Orleans baseball team will play 12 games against 2010 NCAA tournament teams as part of a tough 54-game schedule in 2011, head coach Bruce Peddie announced on Wednesday morning. Highlighting the 12 games against 2010 tournament qualifiers is an in-season home-and-home against LSU. UNO […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE NEW ORLEANS – Former University of New Orleans pitcher Justin Garcia has returned to the Lakefront to serve as an assistant coach on Bruce Peddie’s staff, the athletic department formally announced on Wednesday. Garcia’s primary responsibility will be to serve as the pitching coach, while also assisting with recruiting.
Here is some of the stuff we have learned from the mid-week action on Tuesday. The LSU Tigers had an absolutely terrible loss to New Orleans in Baton Rouge. The Privateers scored four runs over the last two innings to grab the 7-4 victory over the Tigers in the likely last matchup between the schools […]