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2013 Patriot League Preseason Coaches Poll

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PatriotLeagueLogo.jpgCENTER VALLEY, Pa. – The Army baseball team was picked first in the Patriot League preseason poll which was released on Wednesday. The Black Knights earned five first-place votes and finished tied with Holy Cross atop the preseason listing, which was compiled by a vote of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors.

Army and Holy Cross, whom Army defeated in three games to claim the 2012 Patriot League tournament championship, both accumulated 45 points to tie for first in the preseason poll. The Crusaders collected six first-place votes. Continue reading

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Army set to host the New York Yankees

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ColeWhiteArmyWEST POINT, N.Y. – A tradition that began nearly a century ago will be rekindled for the first time since 1986 this spring when the Army baseball team hosts the New York Yankees in an exhibition game at Doubleday Field on Saturday, March 30, at 2 p.m.

Yankees legends such as Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig played at West Point generations ago, and now current superstars like Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira and Robinson Cano will grace the historic playing surface at Doubleday Field. Continue reading

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Navy releases 2013 Schedule

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Navy baseball head coach Paul Kostacopoulos has announced the 2013 schedule. A season-opening series at Norfolk State, a return to the annual Freedom Classic in Kinston, N.C., and a trip to Florida for the RussMatt Invitational highlight Navy’s non-conference schedule. The Mids will play a total of 20 games in Annapolis, including two weekend homestands against Patriot League opponents. Continue reading

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Bucknell Rounds out Coaching Staff

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LEWISBURG, Pa. – First-year Bucknell baseball head coach Scott Heather was promoted this past summer after eight years as an assistant with the Bison. On Friday, he announced the remainder of his coaching staff. Two-year assistant Jason Neitz was elevated to the top assistant position, while Patrick Rose, a four-year letterwinner on the baseball team at Cal Santa Barbara, and former Bucknell player B.J. LaRosa were named assistant coaches. Continue reading

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Bucknell names Scott Heather as Head Coach

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LEWISBURG, Pa. – Following a comprehensive national search, Bucknell director of athletics and recreation John Hardt announced on Monday that Scott Heather will succeed the retiring Gene Depew as the head coach of the Bison baseball program. Heather has spent the last eight years as an assistant coach at Bucknell, helping the Bison to a pair of Patriot League Tournament titles and NCAA appearances. Continue reading

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Cape Cod Baseball League Players of the Week (June 18th)

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PLAYER: Mike Ahmed – Bourne Braves – IF/P
With the first weekend of the season in the books, Mike Ahmed (Holy Cross) starts the season off strong and with some impressionable performances. In Bourne’s season-opener vs. Harwich Thursday, Ahmed showed his strength with a home run and three RBI.

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