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Volunteers get baseballs ready for tournament with annual mud rub

By Staff

Walt Bergman used to do the traditional mud rub of every baseball used in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series in his garage before the tournament. “It goes pretty quickly when you’ve got a bunch of guys,” Bergman ...

JUCO 2009: At a glance May 21, 2009

By Staff

Junior College World Series Double-elimination At Suplizio Field Saturday’s Games Game 1: Howard (Texas) College (50-1) vs. Western Nevada (REC0RD), 9 a.m. Game 2: Iowa Western (RECORD) vs. Southeastern District, Noon Game 3: ...

Play ball: JUCO field complete

By Patrick Bahr

Finally, they’re all in. Play in the 52nd annual Alpine Bank Junior College World Series begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, and despite numerous rain delays and a few upsets along the way, 10 teams have won district titles and earned spots in ...

Spartanburg (S.C.) qualifies for JUCO field

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Spartanburg (S.C.) Methodist College drove 600 miles to New York and ended up playing a team from its own region in the second round of the Eastern District playoffs. The ninth-ranked Pioneers first defeated Potomac State College of West ...

Late-game efforts give Western Nevada, Middle Georgia JUCO berths

By Patrick Bahr

Western Nevada Community College used some late-inning heroics Saturday to get past Central Arizona College 10-7, as the Wildcats became the fifth team to qualify for the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. The Wildcats broke a 6-6 tie ...

Howard survives scare to advance to JUCO

By Patrick Bahr

For Howard (Texas) College making the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series with one loss is better than not making it at all. The Hawks defeated Temple 4-3 in 10 innings Thursday at the Southwestern District championship in Fort Worth, ...

Howard loses first game, still has a chance to advance to JUCO

By Patrick Bahr

Undefeated no more. Howard (Texas) College lost its first game of the season, falling to 57-1 on Wednesday when the top-ranked Hawks lost to Temple College 8-2 in the Southwest District tournament. Because Howard was undefeated in the ...

Road to JUCO is rough for top teams

By Patrick Bahr

When it comes to the postseason, nothing is guaranteed. With the first pitch of the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series only 12 days away, top junior college baseball teams are fighting their way though regional and district tournaments ...

Young Harris College making final push to return to GJ for JUCO

By Patrick Bahr

Young Harris (Ga.) College coach Rick Robinson is fighting the same battle many junior college coaches are experiencing right now. He is trying to keep his players focused at the most crucial time of the season. The Mountain Lions (43-10) ...

Fire Ants hope to crash JUCO party

By Allen Gemaehlich

It’s happened so fast even coach Tom Fleenor isn’t quite sure what the University of South Carolina-Sumter baseball program has accomplished. In just its second season, Fleenor has the Fire Ants (47-7) ranked third in the NJCAA ...

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