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JUCO 2009 At a Glance May 29, 2009

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JUCO World Series At Suplizio Field Saturday’s Games Game 1: Howard College 4, Western Nevada 3 (11 innings) Game 2: Shelton State 16, Iowa Western 6 Game 3: Cowley County CC 11, Seminole State 8 Game 4: Santa Fe 17, Middle Georgia ...

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Broxton showcasing his skills in World Series

By Patrick Bahr

Keon Broxton is beginning to thrive in the spotlight. So far at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series, the 6-foot-4 Santa Fe (Fla.) College center fielder has wowed everyone with his all-around ability. Broxton is leading the ...

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Academics drives Western Nevada program as much as baseball does

By Patrick Bahr

Coaches love to talk about sports being almost as much of a mental game as it is a physical game. Western Nevada coach D.J. Whittemore and the Wildcats baseball team take that approach to a whole new level. The Wildcats have been one of the ...

Hamblin’s grand slam key hit for Howard vs. San Jacinto

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Punch. Counter punch. The two Texas schools in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series slugged it out Wednesday night at Suplizio Field for the right to stay in the winners’ bracket. Howard College had one more guy on base when the ...

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Gantt’s success gives GJ boy hope for future

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Marty Gantt may be leaving Grand Junction today, but he’s departing after impressing fans at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series and winning the heart of one little boy and his family. Six-year-old Jayden Maes, like Gantt, was ...

JUCO 2009 Notes May 28, 2009

By Staff

GJ service clubs honored in Home Run Alley • Before the 7:30 p.m. game the JUCO committee inducted its latest Home Run Alley hero. But instead of a single individual, the committee is honoring the service clubs of Grand Junction. The ...

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Saints outlast Pioneers in high-scoring affair

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True fans of the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series have noticed a trend in the past few years. The Wednesday afternoon elimination game of the 18- (or 19-) game tournament is traditionally the highest-scoring one of the ...


Quick start fuels Spartanburg’s victory over Cowley County

By Staff

Not many baseball teams allow their pitchers to hit, let alone bat leadoff. Marty Gantt, though, does both for Spartanburg Methodist (S.C.) College. Gantt struck out seven batters in five innings Tuesday, allowed six runs, three earned, to ...


Scouts see JUCO as hotbed for talent

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Have you ever wondered who those mysterious men are behind home plate at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series? Well, those are scouts who are here to watch the players in action. Thee scouts come from everywhere and from different ...


Spartanburg’s Gantt never backs down from life, baseball challenges

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Marty Gantt was running out to his spot in right field Sunday night for pregame warm-ups when a gust of wind caught his cap and blew it off his head. “My hat is way too big for me and every time I run it comes off,” the ...

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