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Midland’s Fagnan selected NJCAA player of the year

By Allen Gemaehlich

His father’s death was tough to take, but then he used his memory as an inspiration. Jeremie Fagnan likely made his father proud. The Midland (Texas) College outfielder, who led the Chaparrals to their first appearance in the Alpine ...

Connors’ Gonzalez, Midland’s 
Fagnan win Big Stick Awards

By Staff

Connors State (Okla.) College shortstop Yariel Gonzalez and Midland (Texas) College outfielder Jeremie Fagnan received the 2013 Rawlings Big Stick Award for their districts. Both played in this year’s Alpine Bank Junior College World ...

Family ties play role in some draft selections by Rockies on final day

By Patti Arnold

The final day of the Major League Baseball draft Saturday had a family feel for the Colorado Rockies. The skipper’s son. Brothers’ brother. The Rockies selected Regis Jesuit High School graduate Brody Weiss, the son of manager ...


Rockies add depth on Day 2 of draft

By Patti Arnold

Three pitchers, three outfielders and two infielders were claimed by the Colorado Rockies on Friday during the second day of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft. Once the draft ends and players have signed, they will be assigned ...


10 JUCO players make NJCAA All-America team

By Staff

Ten players in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series were selected to the National Junior College Athletics Association All-America team, the NJCAA announced Wednesday. National champion Central Alabama Community College had two players ...


Party Central

By Patti Arnold

Blaine Miller flopped face-first on the grass between home plate and the pitcher’s mound. The traditional championship dog pile came seconds later, gloves tossed high in the air. Two players made baseball’s version of snow angels ...


A birthday present

By Allen Gemaehlich

Darius Reese never imagined he would play the starring role on the big stage. He did, however, leading Central Alabama Community College to the 2013 National Junior College Athletics Association national baseball title on his 20th birthday. ...


Balk call proves costly for Panthers

By Jeff Caspersen

Jose Lazaro threw his hands up in the air, wearing a look of disgust and disbelief. The Palm Beach State (Fla.) College pitcher had just heard the umpire call out the word “balk” behind him. Central Alabama Community ...

Central Alabama CC Celebrates JUCO Championship

By Matt Meyer

Central Alabama Community College celebrates its 7-3 victory over Palm Beach (Fla.) State College on Saturday night. The Trojans won the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series Championship game.  ...

Palm Beach pride: Panthers fall short in bid for national title

By Tim Harty

The start of Saturday’s game had the earmarks of previous victories by Palm Beach State (Fla.) College at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. The team scored in the first inning. When Central Alabama Community College responded ...

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