Baseball education

Attending Connors State helps Concepcion get ahead in life

Connors State (Okla.) College pitcher Daniel Concepcion gestures skyward after the end of an inning Tuesday during the Cowboys’ 3-1 loss to Cochise (Ariz.) College at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. Despite taking the loss Tuesday, Concepcion’s career at Connors State has been a success, and not because of what he has done on the diamond. The sophomore couldn’t speak English when he arrived from Puerto Rico two years ago and he heads to Virginia Commonwealth University speaking English fluently. He has helped the younger Cowboy players work on their English and also helped the assimilate into the United States.



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Connors State (Okla.) College pitcher Daniel Concepcion gestures skyward after the end of an inning Tuesday during the Cowboys’ 3-1 loss to Cochise (Ariz.) College at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. Despite taking the loss Tuesday, Concepcion’s career at Connors State has been a success, and not because of what he has done on the diamond. The sophomore couldn’t speak English when he arrived from Puerto Rico two years ago and he heads to Virginia Commonwealth University speaking English fluently. He has helped the younger Cowboy players work on their English and also helped the assimilate into the United States.

Daniel Concepcion has a strong right arm, a friendly smile and a thirst for knowledge. The sophomore pitcher for Connors State (Okla.) College left Dorado, Puerto Rico, two years ago, not…




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