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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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2012 Patriot League Preseason Coaching Poll Released

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CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – The Patriot League released the preseason baseball poll on Wednesday with both Navy and Bucknell tied at the top. Both teams were picked first with 39 points, while Navy received more first-place votes (five) than Bucknell (four). Army was picked just behind Navy and Bucknell with 38 points and one first-place vote, while Holy Cross took the fourth spot with 29 points and two first-place votes. Lafayette and Lehigh, respectively, rounded out the preseason poll, which is voted on by the Patriot League’s head coaches and sports information contacts. Continue reading

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Longtime Bucknell Coach Gene Depew set to Retire

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LEWISBURG, Pa. – Gene Depew, a 1971 Bucknell graduate who has coached at his alma mater for more than 40 years, including the last 31 as head baseball coach, has announced his retirement following the 2012 season. One of the longest-tenured coaches in Bucknell history in any sport, Depew enters his final season with 570 victories, more than five times the amount of any other Bison baseball coach. Continue reading

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NCBWA Names 2012 Preseason Stopper of the Year Watch List

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Wichita, Kan. (NCBWA) — Forty-five players have been named to the initial watch list for the eighth annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball, as announced by the association Wednesday. Continue reading

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Lafayette’s Jeff Snell Atypical Journey

Lafayette’s Jeff Snell wasn’t even the best player at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill but has become the best player for the Lafayette Leopards. Interesting enough, is the fact that he ended up walking on the Leopards baseball program while having only the fall of 2008 to prove himself. He has brought himself all the way to pitch in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League which is regarded as one of the best summer leagues in the country. Continue reading

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Holy Cross releases 2012 Schedule

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WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross baseball team has released its 2012 schedule, announced by athletic director Richard M. Regan, Jr. and head coach Greg DiCenzo. The squad will play in 49 total games starting with a trip to College Station, Texas, to compete against the reigning Big 12 champions, Texas A&M, from Feb. 24-26. Continue reading