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Riding into title game

By Dale Shrull

One more win is all Yavapai College (Arizona) needs to be king of the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. The Roughriders (48-20, 4-1 JUCO) ran roughshod over Iowa Western Community College on Thursday at Suplizio Field, winning 7-3 to ...


No. 1 vs. No. 2 once again

By Jon Mitchell

A football analogy was the best way Adam Thomas felt his Chattahoochee Valley Community College (Alabama) baseball team could be successful against San Jacinto College-North (Texas) on Thursday night. “I told them we need to keep ...


Easley does it!

By Matt Meyer

Nate Easley was struggling to breathe at the bottom of a dogpile in center field Wednesday, but after the four-hour, seven-minute marathon at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series ended, the outfielder for Yavapai College (Arizona) ...


Turtle’s tale

By Dale Shrull

His name is Turtle and he’s from Hawaii. Rashaan Kuhaulua, the Yavapai College (Arizona) third baseman is having a pretty good Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. He has a smiling personality, good bat, nifty glove and a special ...


Stellar hitting, solid pitching keep San Jac undefeated

By Patti Arnold

San Jacinto College-North (Texas) entered the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series with the lowest ERA in the nation. The Gators’ 1.67 team ERA had stat fanatics doing a double-take, but what’s been just as impressive since San ...


A wild and wacky day

By Dale Shrull

It was a carnival, a circus, a roller-coaster, a merry-go-round, it was baseball at its most fun and strangest. Chattahoochee Valley Community College (Alabama) ripped the ball all over Suplizio Field for six innings Tuesday, then hung on to ...


San Jacinto tops Cisco in battle of Texas teams

By Matt Meyer

Whenever Cisco College (Texas) rallied Wednesday night, San Jacinto College-North (Texas) had an answer. The Gators overcame multiple deficits with timely hits to defeat the Wranglers 13-9 in a winner’s bracket game during the Alpine ...


Say it ain’t no!

By Patti Arnold

Avery Weems had been in this situation before. Maybe not in the gravity of pitching in the national tournament, but still, when he glanced at the scoreboard after the fourth inning, he saw the goose egg under the H column. “There was a ...

JUCO Notebook, May 31, 2016

By Staff

Wackiness ensues in Pirates-Owls game Baseball can be a crazy game and that’s the case many times at the Alpine Bank Junior College Worlds Series. When Chattahoochee Valley Community College and Harford Community College got together ...


Coming home

By Staff

Nick Shumpert was the first Colorado high school player taken in the 2015 Major League Baseball draft. The Highlands Ranch infielder was picked in the seventh round by the Detroit Tigers, but turned down an estimated slot bonus of $563,800 ...

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