December 16, 2008 – The Texas Collegiate League today announced the schedule for its sixth season. The 48-game campaign will open on Friday, June 5, with the regular season concluding on Saturday, August 8.
The season will kick off with the defending champion McKinney Marshals playing host to the Brazos Valley Bombers in a rematch of their tightly contested first-round playoff series last year. The next night, the Bombers will visit the Coppell Copperheads, last year’s runner-up and the 2007 TCL champion. Continue reading →
With the New Year approaching, summer baseball is right around the corner. The Brazos Valley Bombers will be looking to build off of two successful years that have included playoff runs and gain the ultimate prize- a TCL Championship trophy. Continue reading →
Stan Phelps and Wes Davis, assistant coaches for The University of Texas at Tyler baseball team, were named the coaches of the year in their respective minor leagues following the completion of the 2008 season.
Phelps, who served as head coach of the East Texas Pump Jacks, earned the honor in the Texas Collegiate League, while Davis picked-up the nod in the Coastal Plain League for his work as head coach with the Florence RedWolves.
Mike Ford pitched a complete-game shutout to win his third game of the tournament and Andre Miller drove in both runs as the Santa Barbara (CA) Foresters shut out the Seattle (WA) Studs 2-0 to in the championship of the 74th National Baseball World Series.
The Foresters (7-0) won their second title in the past three years; like in 2006, Santa Barbara went undefeated in winning the title.
Tonights games pits the Seattle Studs from the Pacific International League Vs. Santa Barbara Foresters of the California Collegiate League.The start time of the first pitch will be at 6:00pm. TO follow the Live Game Tracker click here. To Listen to the game live the Santa Barbara Foresters have it on their web site
Friday, August 15th CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT SPONSORED BY COX COMMUNICATIONS
6:00 PM Game 81 Santa Barbara (CA) Foresters vs. Seattle (WA) Studs
Semifinal:Seattle Wins Rematch With Beatrice; Earns Another With Santa Barbara In Finals
August 14, 2008
The semifinal game of the 74th National Baseball Congress World Series pitted two teams that met in the fourth round of the tournament: Seattle (WA) and Beatrice (NE).The Studs won the first meeting on Aug. 11 (2-0), and they prevailed in this one 4-1 to reach the championship round. Seattle will visit again with Santa Barbara (CA), a team they lost to 11-5 on Aug. 12.
Quarterfinal #1: Bruins race by Bee Jays to reach semifinals
August 13, 2008
The top three batters in the Beatrice (NE) Bruin batting order — Matty Johnson, Evan Porter and Jordan Danks — combined to score five runs as the Bruins defeated the Liberal (KS) Bee Jays 6-3 in the first game of the quarterfinal round at the National Baseball Congress World Series.Danks went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs for Beatrice… Read More »
Cameron Monger went 3-for-4 and doubled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning as the Hays (KS) Larks edged the Vienna (VA) Senators 6-4 to remain alive in the National Baseball Congress World Series.Brandon Eckerle, Eric Roof and Billy Continue reading →
The Seattle (WA) Studs won their third game in the 74th annual National Baseball Congress World Series, overcoming a one-run deficit to win 6-2 over the Southern California Fire in a fourth-round game.The Studs (3-0) got huge dividends from their use of small ball. Cade Thompson scored the tying run with a double and two sacrifices (the second a… Read More »