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Stellar hitting, solid pitching keep San Jac undefeated

By Patti Arnold

San Jacinto College-North (Texas) entered the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series with the lowest ERA in the nation. The Gators’ 1.67 team ERA had stat fanatics doing a double-take, but what’s been just as impressive since San ...


A wild and wacky day

By Dale Shrull

It was a carnival, a circus, a roller-coaster, a merry-go-round, it was baseball at its most fun and strangest. Chattahoochee Valley Community College (Alabama) ripped the ball all over Suplizio Field for six innings Tuesday, then hung on to ...


San Jacinto tops Cisco in battle of Texas teams

By Matt Meyer

Whenever Cisco College (Texas) rallied Wednesday night, San Jacinto College-North (Texas) had an answer. The Gators overcame multiple deficits with timely hits to defeat the Wranglers 13-9 in a winner’s bracket game during the Alpine ...


Say it ain’t no!

By Patti Arnold

Avery Weems had been in this situation before. Maybe not in the gravity of pitching in the national tournament, but still, when he glanced at the scoreboard after the fourth inning, he saw the goose egg under the H column. “There was a ...

JUCO Notebook, May 31, 2016

By Staff

Wackiness ensues in Pirates-Owls game Baseball can be a crazy game and that’s the case many times at the Alpine Bank Junior College Worlds Series. When Chattahoochee Valley Community College and Harford Community College got together ...


Coming home

By Staff

Nick Shumpert was the first Colorado high school player taken in the 2015 Major League Baseball draft. The Highlands Ranch infielder was picked in the seventh round by the Detroit Tigers, but turned down an estimated slot bonus of $563,800 ...


Gulp! Harford’s Delp gets rare call from the bullpen

By Dale Shrull

Nick Delp was in the dugout minding his own business, helping cheer on his teammates. Then he heard something and his expression went blank. Think a combination of a stumped “Jeopardy” contestant and ...


Big fly + small ball = win

By Matt Meyer

A flurry of home runs put Cisco College (Texas) up Monday at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series, but it was a safety squeeze that ultimately sealed the victory. Calvin Hernandez, who hit one of the Wranglers’ three home runs in ...


Harford’s Fighting Owls live to hit another day

By Dale Shrull

Harford Community College (Maryland) still isn’t hitting a lot of home runs, but the Fighting Owls are hitting. After pounding out 13 hits Monday, Harford earned the right to keep playing at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series ...


Coach knows best when it comes to handling staff

By Staff

Coach knows best when handling arms The meeting on the mound was contentious. It’s a common sight in competitive baseball games. The coach wants to take out the pitcher and the pitcher wants to stay. Cisco College right-hander Trae ...

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