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Baseball cut at St. Louis Junior Colleges

OldGlove The St. Louis Community College district announced that seven out of the 22 sports offered in the 2009-2010 school year will be cut at the end of the year. This includes two baseball programs being cut at the Forest Park and Florissant Valley campuses. It is always a tough day for any student-athlete to see the program ending. Lets hope these student-athletes can find a place to play next year.

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Bryce Harper leads Baseball America’s 2010 Draft Rankings

BryceHarper Baseball America recently put out their Top 25 College Baseball and High School Prospects for the 2010 MLB Draft. The college rankings are led by Bryce Harper who has received national attention for skipping his final two years of high school to play college baseball with Community College of Southern Nevada. The rest of the top five is Anthony Ranaudo from LSU, Deck McGuire from Ga Tech, Levon Washington from Chipola JC, and Chris Sale from Florida Gulf Coast. The rest of the top 25 is available below.

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Tyler Junior College’s Jon Groth Resigns

Jon Groth (By Herb Nygren Jr/Tyler Morning Telegraph)
Jon Groth (By Herb Nygren Jr/Tyler Morning Telegraph)

Tyler Junior College’s head baseball coach Jon Groth put in his resignation on Monday. He had spent the last 17 years in charge of the program accumulating 451 wins at the school after he restarted the program in 1992. He also won the National Championship in 2007 which was the first in school history. This is an interesting move as Tyler Junior College was kicked out of the Metro Athletic Conference and would become an independent for the 2010 season. It seems that Coach Groth didn’t want to become an independent school again like they were last in the 2003-2004 school year. Continue reading

Links from Around the Nation

Here are some of the best links from around the nation for today.

The first article comes from WFAA.com which looks at Texas A&M’s Brodie Greene rise after being hit in the head with a 90 MPH fastball. The next article comes from The Birmingham News discusses some of the seedings for the 2009 SEC Tourney. The Star Telegram did a feature on Howard College NJCAA baseball program which is currently 54-0. The next article comes from The San Diego Union Tribune writer Kirk Kenney who does yet another feature on Stephen Strasburg. Kathy Orton of The Washington Post did an excellent feature on CAA leading George Mason. The final article comes from The Auburn Reporter which features former Green River Community College and current New Mexico State Aggie player Bryan Marquez. Continue reading

Links from Around the Country

Here are some of the best links from around the country.

The first article comes from the Charleston Post and Courier which did a feature on Joey Bergman of the College of Charleston. The next article comes from the student paper of Kent State which looks at some of the breakout performances of freshmen with the Flashes baseball team. The Apache Pow Wow (student paper of Tyler Junior College) reports that the baseball team has been kicked out of the conference  at the end of the season. The Chronicle in Lewis County Washington is reporting that Centralia College will forfeit three games this weekend due to an altercation with Pierce College. The final article comes from The Advocate in Western Massachusetts which looks at the Amherst and Williams rivalry. Continue reading

Links from Around the Nation

Here are some of the best links from around the country.

The first article comes from The Clarion Ledger which looks at Mississippi State freshman LHP Nick Routt. The next article comes from Katie Dowd of The Daily Cal who continues her excellent coverage of Cal Baseball with a feature story on Brett Jackson who was the number 13 in our Top 50 countdown. (LINK). The next article talks about Arkansas Brett Eibner’s great night against Oklahoma as the Razorbacks won a hotly contested 8-7 game over the Sooners. The Times-Herald Record has a good article on the Division 3 Mount St. Mary College baseball team which has a big game today. The Northern Iowa baseball team took the final Corridor Classic against Iowa as the Panthers program is being cut due to financial constraints. The next article talks about Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco’s brother Mike Flacco who plays for the Community College of Baltimore County at Catonsville. Mike is getting feelers from MLB scouts as he is dominating that level. Continue reading

NYCBL Players of the Week for June 22nd

FROM NYCBL RELEASE
NYCBL East Division Player of the Week: Mark Onorati (Manhattan), Amsterdam
Mark Onorati batted .500 (8-for-16) and drove in a league-high 11 runs in four games for the Mohawks. He smashed two home runs, scored five runs, stole two bases, collected 15 total bases and recorded a .939 slugging percentage. Onorati had three multi-hit and four multi-RBI games. He tallied at least one hit in all four games and homered in back-to-back contests against Glens Falls and Bennington. Onorati currently leads the league with 16 runs scored and 15 RBI. Continue reading

Eight MDC Baseball Players Selected in Major League Draft

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
Miami, June 13, 2008 – Miami Dade College (MDC) has always produced top Major League baseball players and the trend continues. Eight MDC baseball players were selected in the recent 2008 Major League Baseball draft making MDC a leader in the nation for colleges providing the largest number of recruits. Continue reading