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Canada gets no-hitter at World Baseball Challenge

KevinAtkinson Jordan Rawlyk (transferring from Monterey Peninsula JC to Sonoma State), Brandon Kaye (transferring from Douglas College to British Columbia) and Matt Bannister (British Columbia) combined for a no-hitter in a mercy-rule-shortened 14-0 win over The Bahamas.

Rawlyk went five innings, struck out seven, walked three. Kaye, who was drafted in the 45th round by the Blue Jays, pitched the sixth inning, and threw only five pitches. Bannister pitched the seventh inning.

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Ouachita Baptist Tops Sonoma State, Advances to Tomorrow’s Championship Game

SAUGET, ILL. – No. 4 ranked Ouachita Baptist edged No. 2 ranked Sonoma State to advance to Saturday’s national championship game in the “if necessary” game of the NCAA Division II Championships Friday afternoon at GCS Ballpark.

The Tigers (51-15) will face top-ranked Mount Olive tomorrow afternoon at 12 p.m. in a one-game, winner take all contest. Mount Olive earned a 5-3 victory over Central Missouri Thursday afternoon to secure its spot in the title game. Continue reading

2008 DIV II College World Series 05/29


Mount Olive Advances to National Championship

SAUGET, ILL. – No. 1 ranked Mount Olive secured its spot in Saturday’s national championship game with a 5-3 victory over No. 7 ranked Central Missouri Thursday afternoon in the semifinals of the NCAA Division II National Championships at GCS Ballpark.

The Trojans (57-6), who will be making their first national championship appearance, will face either No. 2 ranked Sonoma State or No. 4 ranked Ouachita Baptist on Saturday at 1 p.m. Central Missouri ends its season at 47-17.

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Division II College World Series Recap 05/28


Ouachita Baptist 12 Ashland 5

SAUGET, Ill. – The bats struggled early, then came alive as the fourth-ranked Ouachita Baptist baseball team plated 10 runs between the fifth and seventh innings to eliminate Ashland , 12-5, during Wednesday’s NCAA Division II College World Series play at GCS Ballpark.

“We did a good job today,” Tigers coach Scott Norwood said. “We were emotionally spent after yesterday. Ashland is a great team and Trent (Lingle) did a good job on the mound.”

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D-2 CWS Recap for May 26th


Mount Olive 6 Ouachita Baptist 5

SAUGET, ILL. – Top-ranked Mount Olive used four runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally from a 5-2 deficit against No. 4 ranked Ouachita Baptist en route to a 6-5 victory in a first round game that began Sunday night and concluded Monday morning at GCS Ballpark.

The Trojans improve to 55-6 and advance to play the winner of the Ashland and Tampa game Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., while Ouachita Baptist, playing in its first World Series, falls to 47-15, and will play the loser of that game Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in an elimination game. Continue reading

Day 2 of the D-2 CWS PPD

Ouachita Baptist and Mount Olive was suspended in the seventh inning with the score tied at 2. The teams will head back on the field at 11 am tomorrow to be followed by Tampa against Ashland, Franklin Pierce and Shippensburg, with the nightcap featuring Sonoma vs Central Missouri State. Continue reading

Division 2 CWS Day 1 Recap


Game 1: Sonoma State 10 Shippensburg 1

SAUGET, ILL., – Sonoma State pounded out 18 hits, including four home runs, en route to a 10-1 victory over Shippensburg in the first round of the NCAA Division II Championships Saturday afternoon at GCS Ballpark.

Nick Nosti and Mark Pestorich each recorded three hits for the Seawolves, which improved to 51-13 on the season. Shippensburg dropped to 38-25 with the loss. Continue reading

D-2 CWS starts on Saturday

SAUGET, ILL., May 20, 2008 – The field is set and beginning on Saturday, eight teams from across the country embark on their quest for an NCAA Division II baseball national championship.

SIU Edwardsville and the University of Missouri-St. Louis, along with the village of Sauget and the Gateway Grizzlies, will co-host this year’s World Series at GCS Ballpark in Sauget, Illinois, home of the Frontier League’s Grizzlies. The event begins on Saturday, May 24, and concludes on Saturday, May 31, with the championship game. Continue reading