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053011 JUCO Mike Boddicker

Chipola’s Boddicker hopes to follow his father’s footsteps into pro baseball

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When Chipola (Fla.) College qualified for the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series, James Boddicker had one question for his dad. Boddicker knew his dad would know the answer. After all, Mike Boddicker pitched in the major leagues for 10 ...

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Wall ball: Sophomore helps South Georgia eliminate Jefferson (Mo.) College

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It took Dylan Wall a little while to get in synch this season. Now, he’s pitching deep into games and giving South Georgia College opportunities to win. The sophomore did it again Sunday, taking a shutout into the seventh inning, ...


The late show: Chipola (Fla.) tops Grayson County (Texas) in thriller

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Strange things happen on a baseball diamond. Take Sunday night, for instance. The ball seemed to have a mind of its own, scooting between the feet of players who hadn’t been error-prone all season. It sailed away from intended ...

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Seward County’s Pulley pitches gem in Saints’ win over Southern Union

By Patrick Bahr

Paul Pulley isn’t a power pitcher, but that doesn’t mean he can’t control a game. Sunday in the second elimination game of the day, the Seward County (Kan.) Community College pitcher threw a complete game, allowing only one ...

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Teams deal with blustery conditions at Suplizio Field

By Jon Mitchell

South Georgia College didn’t exactly blow away the Jefferson (Mo.) College Vikings on Sunday. The windy conditions, however, played a big part in the Tigers’ elimination-game victory. Teams had to deal with unusually blustery ...

Jefferson (Mo.), Southern Union (Ala.) headed home

By Scott Schlaufman

Despite being the first team eliminated from the 2011 Alpine Bank Junior College World Series, Jefferson (Mo.) College coach Sam Carel was pleased with his team. “I’m proud of our guys personally, but it wasn’t our ...

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Navarro (Texas) College players spend time in hospitals

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It’s been a strange season for the Navarro (Texas) College baseball team. The Bulldogs have been snakebitten by injuries and illness, and they’ve continued that misfortune in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. Two ...

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Home grown: Eleven JUCO World Series players are from Colorado

By Patrick Bahr

The goal of every junior college baseball player is to reach the World Series in Grand Junction. Once they qualify, a lot of players ask, “Where is Grand Junction?” For a select few, a trip to JUCO means a trip back home. This ...

JUCO Notebook: Grounds crew adjusts to dust storms

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Grounds crew adjusts to heavy dust High winds Sunday at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series caused problems not only for players, but for the grounds crew. “The wind dries the field out really fast, so what we have to do before ...

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Rally Reivers: Iowa Western overcomes early deficit to start title defense

By Patrick Bahr

Marc Rardin has learned a lot in six appearances in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. Perhaps the most important: It’s never going to be easy, so just stay calm. Saturday night at Suplizio Field, the Reivers overcame a ...

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