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Howard loses flip, can win title tonight

By Staff

Britt Smith is two for his past 19 tries in coin flips, That’s about the only thing that’s gone wrong for the Howard (Texas) College baseball coach. After his team’s 11-3 victory Thursday over Western Nevada College, Smith ...


Santa Fe uses its bats to avenge San Jac loss

By Staff

Johnny Wiggs has learned this season. He used to be concerned when his Santa Fe (Fla.) College baseball team wasn’t showing what he considered the proper intensity. He’s figured out that this year’s team plays better when ...

Home port: JUCO a big reason Navy veteran settled in Grand Junction

By Staff

Leroy Miller has fond memories of traveling with his father from Grand Valley (now Parachute) to Grand Junction to watch the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series back in the 1960s. “We made the trip all the time,” Miller ...


Tholen having time of his life coaching Saints at JUCO World Series after break

By Staff

Harry Tholen has attended 11 Alpine Bank Junior College World Series in various capacities. The capacity in which he’s serving this year may be the one he enjoys the most. “I can almost say this is the best trip,” Tholen ...

JUCO 2009 Notes May 29, 2009

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Tournament hits TV today • Tonight’s championship game of the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series will be aired live on Altitude 2, Channel 47 on Bresnan Communications. The game was originally set to be on Altitude’s ...

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 ...

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