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Polk State’s Hankamer has played in both JUCO and Little League World Series

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Colt Hankamer came to the United States for an opportunity such as the one he’s experiencing now, playing in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. The Polk State (Fla.) College sophomore was born and raised in Ras Tanura, Saudi ...


Trevor Sprowl living a dream of playing for his dad at JUCO

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Trevor Sprowl had dreamed about this unique opportunity for a long time. The Shelton State (Ala.) Community College freshman is playing for his dad, Bobby Sprowl, in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. Trevor, 19, came out with his ...

San Jac players relax on day off by going fishing on Grand Mesa

By Nick Walter

It wasn’t the bass, catfish and other Southern fish species they were used to. And on the Grand Mesa lake that some members of the San Jacinto College-North team from Houston, Texas, fished Tuesday afternoon, there was no jumping into ...

JUCO boxes, May 29, 2012

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Shelton State 6, Polk State 0 Tuesday at Suplizio Field Game 11 Polk State (AB-R-H-RBI) Szczerba, 2b 3-0-0-0, Hankamer, ss 3-0-0-0, Danner, lf 4-0-0-0, Hindmon, c 4-0-1-0, Singeltary, 3b 3-0-0-0, Chastain, rf 4-0-0-0, Reeves, 1b 4-0-1-0, ...

Vets honored before night game

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For Memorial Day, the JUCO Committee honored several veterans prior to Monday night’s game between Neosho County (Kan.) Community College and San Jacinto (Texas) College-North. Emanuel Planas, 90, a resident of the Grand Junction ...


San Jacinto stays unbeaten, edges Neosho

By Nick Walter

One hundred Memorial Day-tribute doves circled Suplizio Field during the pregame, and 10,435 fans had a chance to watch San Jacinto’s Kirby Taylor round the bases for an eighth-inning triple Monday that helped send the Gators to the ...


Master motivator: Suplizio Field’s atmosphere excites juco players in stands

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Troy Owen sat in the stands at Suplizio Field over the weekend and thought, “What if?” What if his baseball team had played better in the Central District subregional? What if Seward County (Kan.) Community College had advanced ...


Conklin’s clutch home run helps Iowa Western eliminate Western Nevada

By Tim Harty

Iseha Conklin’s hot bat in the first two games of the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series earned him a promotion Monday and some unexpected nerves. After batting last in the order, the Iowa Western Community College center fielder ...


Defense, Thompson’s pitching lift Jefferson (Mo.) past Polk State (Fla.)

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Tyler Thompson was the first to admit he didn’t have his best stuff Monday — far from it — but he wriggled himself off the hook time and time again for Jefferson (Mo.) College in the Alpine Bank Junior College World ...

JUCO boxes, May 28, 2012

By Staff

Iowa Western 6, W. Nevada 4 Monday at Suplizio Field Game 7 Iowa Western (AB-R-H-RBI) Conklin cf 5-1-1-2, Leonard lf 5-1-3-0, Tomscha 3b 5-0-0-0, Meyer c 4-0-1-0, Tierney ss 4-1-2-0, Steele 1b 3-1-0-0, De Varona dh 3-0-0-0, Greer rf ...

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