“Philip Miller and Sean Allen are two outstanding young coaches. Both will be great assets to the program,” Pierce said. “We’re very excited to bring them to Huntsville.” Continue reading
“I received an overwhelming amount of positive feedback from both the baseball and the Sam Houston community about his candidacy for this job,” Williams said. “He is very respected by everyone I talked to, both inside baseball and out.” Continue reading
- The Buckner family name is known famously for one play, but TAMU-CC 3B Bobby Buckner did a good job trying to change the family legacy. With 2 outs and a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the ninth, Buckner placed an 0-2 offering on top of the right-center wall for the game-winner. The shot knocked out the Roadrunners, and kept the Islanders alive to play against Stephen F. Austin at 4 PM. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily throughout the season will be providing our Quick Hits on games throughout the country. Special thanks to Brian Foley and Mark Rafferty for contributing to this report. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for instant reaction and the best up to minute coverage on college baseball in the country. Continue reading
The biggest story of the last couple of days has been the feud between the Clemson Tigers and the South Carolina Gamecocks which started up on Sunday with Clemson head coach Jack Leggett calling for a bat check on South Carolina’s Jackie Bradley Jr. Continue reading
2010 saw three Southland teams with a chance to make the postseason, but tournament champion Lamar was the only team in, as Texas State and Southeastern Louisiana were left to think about next year. This year, the league belongs to the Bobcats and Lions, as both teams return a wealth of talent. Texas State is led by All-American candidate P Carson Smith, the league’s top prospect. Southeastern Louisiana returns most of their team, minus closer Chris Franklin. Continue reading
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Mark Johnson, head baseball coach at Sam Houston State University the past four years and a veteran of 41 years in the coaching profession, announced Wednesday that he will retire at the end of the 2011 season.
Johnson’s 25-year record as a head coach at SHSU and Texas A&M stands at 1,008 victories, 540 losses and three ties. He is the 44th head coach all-time to total 1,000 coaching wins at the NCAA Division I level and ranks 17th in total victories by active baseball head coaches. Continue reading
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FRISCO, Texas – Texas State is favored to win its third consecutive Southland Conference regular-season baseball championship by a vote of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors, the conference announced Tuesday.
The Bobcats received nine first-place votes and 118 points in the coaches’ poll and eight first-place votes and 112 points in the SID poll. Texas State returns 20 letterwinners, six starters and 12 pitchers, including junior Carson Smith, the Southland’s pitcher and newcomer of the year recipient, from a Bobcat squad that won its second consecutive regular-season title. Texas State went 23-10 in conference play last spring, recording its fourth 20-win season in conference play in the last five years. Continue reading