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Western Kentucky releases 2012 Schedule

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Western Kentucky University baseball team and head coach Matt Myers announced the schedule for the 2012 season Thursday. Highlighting the slate are a total of 16 games against teams that made the NCAA tournament last year, including three-game home series against FIU and Troy, along with hosting the 2012 Sun Belt Conference Tournament. Continue reading

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Western Kentucky adds Brendan Dougherty to Coaching Staff

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Western Kentucky University head baseball coach Matt Myers announced Thursday that Brendan Dougherty has joined the Hilltopper coaching staff after spending six seasons at Coastal Carolina. Dougherty will work with the infielders and handle the team defense. Continue reading

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Chris Finwood named Head Coach at Old Dominion

Chris Finwood has been hired as the new head coach at Old Dominion according to Tom Robinson of The Virginian Pilot. Finwood has spent the last four seasons in charge of the Western Kentucky program including bringing them to the NCAA Tournament in 2009. This is the second time that current Old Dominion atheltic director Wood Selig would hire Finwood. He also served as the Athletic Director at Western Kentucky when Finwood was hired with the Hilltoppers. Continue reading

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2011 Johnny Bench Award Semifinalists

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WICHITA, KANSAS – The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced today the thirteen semifinalists for the 2011 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award delivered by Papa John’s Pizza.

The Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award semifinalists are (in alphabetical order): Continue reading

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Foley’s Quick Hits for March 1st

Here are some of my thoughts from the mid-week action on Tuesday, March 1st. Most of the southern squads were in action while some northern squads were still stuck in the northeast as they haven’t started their spring trip yet. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for the most up to date news on College Baseball on the Internet.

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NCBWA Releases 2011 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 seventh 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 Tuesday.
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Sun Belt Conference Announces New Baseball Tournament Format

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NEW ORLEANS – Following one of the most successful seasons in Sun Belt Conference baseball history the SBC baseball coaches decided to implement a new tournament format for the upcoming 2011 SBC Baseball Championship.

The new round-robin format, which is similar in scope to the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, will feature eight of the ten SBC teams competing against each other in two four-team pools with the team with the best record in each pool advancing to the tournament’s championship game. Continue reading

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Western Kentucky Visits with Kelly Autism Program

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WKUAutismBOWLING GREEN, Ky. - The WKU baseball team spent some time giving back to the community Thursday afternoon as they welcomed students from the local Kelly Autism Program to Nick Denes Field.

The student athletes took a break from their fall practice to play catch and interact with students from the program. The students spent time learning about the game of baseball and even got the chance to step inside the batting cage and take some swings.

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