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SEATTLE – Jordon Twohig, who led Ohlone College (Fremont, Calif.) to the California state junior college championship in 2010, has been named as an assistant coach at Washington, head coach Lindsay Meggs announced on Monday.
In May, Twohig wrapped up his second season as the head coach at Ohlone by winning the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) crown with a 16-10 win over the College of San Mateo in the title game.
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The 2010 NECBL All-Star Game took place this year at Cardines Field in Newport Rhode Island which serves as the home of the Newport Gulls franchise. The NECBL features players from power conference teams like Vanderbilt and Georgia while also having players from lesser known schools like Nova Southeastern and UMass-Lowell.
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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.
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DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Tuesday the names of the five finalists for the 2010 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA). This year will mark the 33rd consecutive year that the Golden Spikes Award will be presented to the nation’s premier amateur baseball player.
Chris Duffy, IF/OF, Central Florida; Yasmani Grandal, C, Miami (Fla.); Bryce Harper, C/IF/OF, Southern Nevada; Drew Pomeranz, LHP, Mississippi; and Chris Sale, LHP, Florida Gulf Coast round out the five finalists.
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Assistant editor Mark Rafferty sent me a message asking if Bryce Harper was going to win the Golden Spikes award. My first response to him was that there was no way that a junior college player would win the Golden Spikes award. Come to find out, Alex Fernandez picked up the Golden Spikes award in 1990 out of Miami-Dade Community College.
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Here are the some of the best articles on College Baseball from the internet for February 3rd.
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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.
Continue reading Harper impresses in First Game
Steve Hertz who has served as the Miami Dade College Baseball coach for the last 26 seasons is set to retire at the end of the 2010 seasons. Hertz’s teams have been ranked in the top 10 nationally on 10 separate occasions (1986, ’87, ’88, ’92, ’96, ’98, 2001, ’07, ’08, and ’09). He led the Sharks in 2001 to the State and Gulf District Championship while getting a fifth place finish at the JUCO World Series.
Continue reading Legendary Coach Steve Hertz set to Retire
James Wernke who was set to pitch for the Santa Ana College baseball team in a couple of months went missing on Sunday. Wernke recently signed a letter of intent to play with Long Beach State beginning in the 2011 season.
Continue reading Santa Ana College Baseball Player Missing
The CBB continues our countdown for the 2010 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the list today with number 40 in our countdown with Arizona State senior outfielder Kole Calhoun. He is from Buckeye Arizona and attended Buckeye High School where he was a four year letter winner while being named All-State twice. He was also named Skyline Region player of the year in 2006 and West Valley player of the year in 2005.
Continue reading Top 100 Countdown: Number 40 Kole Calhoun (Arizona State)