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Ford makes statement in Vikings’ win

By Nick Walter

Not far from Fred Ford’s apartment in Hillsboro, Mo., where in the winter a pond the size of a baseball infield often freezes, two-on-two hockey games tend to break out among Jefferson (Mo.) College players. Ford not only was the Region ...


Key to winning at World Series — staying loose

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The head coach wears Chucks and mismatched socks. And when “Cotton-Eye Joe” is played at the stadium, Danny Murphy hops over the dugout fence and dances along, then hops back in to high-fives. The backup catcher wears a pink ...


Relaxed approach key for Iowa Western

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If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs … You’re a veteran coach, and you’ve got a shot in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. As his players were celebrating Iseha Conklin’s two-run ...


Gordon’s late-season run continues with win

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It’s a matter of keeping things in perspective. The Gordon (Ga.) College baseball team has learned how to do that. The Highlanders, who overcame a rough start this season that challenged their camaraderie, defeated Shelton State (Ala.) ...


Playing on

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Jeb Dills may wonder why sometimes, but he doesn’t get upset about it. The 19-year-old Gordon (Ga.) College pitcher puts his faith in God and goes on living like his dad would want. In the past five years, Dills was diagnosed with ...


Western Nevada’s Baker has 10 Ks as Wildcats top Cisco

By Nick Walter

Having been tagged by Perfect Game USA as the No. 1-ranked junior college baseball prospect in the nation, and with a fastball in the mid-90s, Western Nevada College’s Dylan Baker sees the batters’ stares. “Sometimes after ...

Lower half of order lifts Reivers past Pioneers

By Tim Harty

The bottom of the order climbed to the top of the stat sheet Sunday as Iowa Western Community College’s bats showed a little more of the hitting prowess the Reivers wanted to display in Grand Junction. Brandon Tierney, who hits sixth in ...

Killian’s vision helped JUCO become huge success story

By Patti Arnold

As Friday night’s Alpine Bank Junior College World Series banquet was drawing to a close, Jamie Hamilton glanced down to the end of the head table. “See what you started?” he said, grinning at George Killian, the former ...

Taking one for the team

By Tim Harty

Ouch. Ouch. Ouch. Take your base. Iowa Western Community College shortstop Brandon Tierney got plunked by a pitch in each of his first three plate appearances Sunday, but any pain is temporary, and a run down to first base is a good start in ...

JUCO Notebook, May 27, 2012

By Staff

Broken radar gun denies fans chance to see top prospect’s heat The “Speed of Pitch” gun flickered on and off during Sunday’s second game of the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series, just when Western Nevada ...

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