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Blinn’s Stuart shines in JUCO debut

By Dale Shrull

Stephen Stuart had a pretty good game for Blinn College (Texas). The freshman left-fielder hit two home runs and made a diving catch to end a potential rally in the seventh to lead Blinn to a 7-4 win over Cochise College (Arizona) at the ...


Keeping the field dreamy

By Dale Shrull

Suplizio Field is Grand Junction’s field of dreams. From future Hall of Famers to soon-to-be major league stars to college players with big dreams and high school kids with bigger dreams, it is the grandest stage for baseball on the ...

JUCO Notebook: Home Runs return at Suplizio

By Staff

Home run-happy at Suplizio Field The big fly is back. At least for one day, anyway. After three years with a dearth of home runs in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series at home-run-friendly Suplizio Field, Day 1 of this year’s ...


Late-inning heroics lift Chattahoochee

By Matt Meyer

Tyler Lynn shuffled twice down the third-base line Saturday night to get in position. The Chattahoochee Valley Community College (Alabama) right fielder watched as the Delgado Community College (Louisiana) catcher scooped up a dropped third ...

JUCO: Midland blasts Johnson County, 10-5 in game 2

By Staff

Midland College (Texas) used its potent offense to overwhelm Johnson County (Kansas) 10-5 in the first round of the Junior College World Series. Johnson County scored the first two runs of the game in the first inning, but Midland got off to ...

JUCO: Iowa Western beats Columbia State

By Staff

Iowa Western scored two runs in the top of the ninth to hang on for a 6-5 win over Columbia State (Tennessee) in the first game of the 2014 Alpine Bank Junior College World Series today. Alex Krupa had two RBI for the Reivers. The Iowa team ...


Midland’s Canadian connection has been great for Chaparrals

By Dale Shrull

Great catch, eh! Great game, y’all! For the Midland College (Texas) baseball team, diversity and accents come together to form a unique synchronization. The Chaparrals are making their second straight trip to the Alpine Bank Junior ...


Never give up

By Matt Meyer

“Three strikes and you’re not out.” General Hal Moore once said that to the St. Louis Cardinals locker room, and it was one of the many quotes and stories Tony La Russa — the hall of fame manager and Alpine Bank Junior ...


The anatomy of the pitch: Perfect delivery depends on mechanics

By Patti Arnold

No two pitchers are alike. No two pitches are alike, even if a guy is throwing only one pitch. A pitching coach’s instruction varies from player to player, but there’s one constant: proper mechanics are the key to being a good ...


Bonding moments

By Dale Shrull

Wesley Rogers was hanging out with his new buddy Mason at the annual Challenger Baseball game Thursday. The two were new friends getting ready to play some baseball. When Spartanburg Methodist College (South Carolina) qualified for its ...

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