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Bichette adding to annual JUCO buzz

By Patti Arnold

There’s a buzz about the Colorado Rockies this spring, just as there was in 1995 when Dante Bichette was in the midst of a playoff run as part of the “Blake Street Bombers.” Bichette, one of the original Rockies, will talk ...


New video board will be ready to go in time for JUCO

By Patti Arnold

It’s no longer on the wish list. A video board is coming to Suplizio Field this year. Three entities that use the ballpark are joining forces to purchase the video board, which will be installed next to the existing scoreboard in ...

San Jac coach Arrington wins 700th game

By Staff

Junior College Baseball San Jac coach Arrington wins 700th game Jacob Cantleberry threw a no-hitter for San Jacinto College-North on Saturday during the Tournament of Champions in Houston, giving coach Tom Arrington his 700th ...

Controversial comments lead to JUCO dropping Schilling as speaker

By Dale Shrull

The Alpine Bank Junior College World Series is the biggest sports event in Grand Junction every year. Tens of thousands of fans, 10 teams from across the nation and some fantastic baseball for more than a week every spring. One thing JUCO has ...

Iowa Western assistant baseball coach killed in car wreck

By Matt Meyer

Iowa Western Community College assistant baseball coach Chris Hodges died Thursday in a car wreck on U.S. Highway 550 near Colona in Ouray County. According to the Montrose Daily Press, Hodges was driving southbound on the two-lane highway ...

Trio of players from JUCO picked in MLB draft

By Matt Meyer

The first two players taken Friday on Day 2 of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft who played in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series were arguably the two best pitchers in the tournament. JoJo Romero, a left-hander from national ...


Yavapai’s quick rebuild from 2015 leads to title in 2016

By Dale Shrull

Junior college baseball is about building, rebuilding and reloading, and doing it quickly. Players come and go quickly at the juco level. They all hope to come to Grand Junction and play in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series, but ...


The bridesmaid again

By Matt Meyer

Five championship losses at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series isn’t what defines San Jacinto College-North (Texas) baseball to Gators coach Tom Arrington. San Jacinto fell to Yavapai College (Arizona) 5-2 on Saturday night at ...


‘Riders wear the crown

By Patti Arnold

Guts, a healthy dose of adrenaline, a 15-strikeout performance and a guy named Turtle. Yavapai College (Arizona) used everything the Roughriders had Saturday night to claim the school’s first Alpine Bank Junior College World Series ...


Turtle power: Kuhaulua does 
it all to earn JUCO MVP award

By Dale Shrull

Rashaan “Turtle” Kuhaulua did a little of everything in Yavapai College’s six games and walked away with the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series Preston Walker Most Valuable Player Award on Saturday night. As he had all ...

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