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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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Bulldogs overcome Mapes’ illness with big hits in win

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Tyler Mapes wanted to pitch Saturday in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. He didn’t feel well, but he didn’t say anything to Navarro (Texas) College coach Whoa Dill. After a long fourth inning, when the Bulldogs sent 12 ...

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Blood clot, resulting surgery, can’t keep Potomac State’s Bennett down

By Patrick Bahr

Potomac State (W.Va.) College outfielder Ryan Bennett is a fighter. “He’s a tough, scrappy kid that knows how to play,” Potomac State coach Doug Little said. “He’s a pesky out at the plate, strong defensively, ...

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Correct mix of pitchers helps Potomac top Jefferson

By Patrick Bahr

A good pitching staff is about being able to pass the baton. The Potomac State (W.Va) College pitching combination of starter Andy Smithmyer, long reliever Cody Ellsworth and closer Nate Antone allowed the Catamounts to win Saturday’s ...

JUCO Notebook, Saturday, May 29

By Staff

No one enjoys having car trouble, and teams participating in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series are no exception. Potomac State (W. Va.) College’s bus made it 1,776 miles from Keyser, W.Va., to Grand Junction, but ...

JUCO Day 1 scores, May 28, 2011

By Staff

Potomac State 8, Jefferson College 5 Game 1 Potomac State (AB-R-H-BI) Ryan Bennett lf 4-0-1-1, Jake Ringold cf 5-1-2-1, Nate Antone 3b/p 3-3-1-0, Zach Markel 1b, 4-0-3-3, Dave Mcneill dh 5-0-0-0, T.J. Weisenburg 3b 0-0-0-0, Jason Driver ss ...

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The hitmakers: Hot bats lead Central Arizona to big win over South Georgia

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Top-ranked Central Arizona College had a shaky start, but never wavered. The Vaqueros settled in and turned up the offense Saturday, rolling to a 13-3 victory over South Georgia College in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series at ...

Waiting until Sunday to play not ideal for JUCO teams

By Scott Schlaufman

Playing the Sunday night game at the Junior College World Series isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. “It’s not as much fun as people think,” Grayson County (Texas) College coach Dusty Hart said. “Everybody ...

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Longtime JUCO fans OK with giving up old seats for new ones in Suplizio renovation

By Staff

Richard Broadhead has been sitting in the same spot to watch the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series for almost 49 years. Almost. The 84-year-old used to sit in the second row on the far-left end of Suplizio Field’s west stands. He ...

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Dream chaser: Seward County’s Barrios on way to fulfilling baseball goals

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Jake Barrios has always known what he wanted to do. The Seward County (Kan.) Community College freshman shortstop is well on his way. “I tried (baseball) when I was young and loved it,” Barrios said. “The first time I tried ...

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