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Saturday, June 21, 2014

Virginia advances to College World Series finals

OMAHA, Neb. - Robbie Coman's two-run, bases-loaded single gave Virginia the lead, and Josh Sborz and two relievers limited Mississippi to six singles in a 4-1 victory Saturday that sent the ...

Friday, June 20, 2014

Texas blanks Vanderbilt in College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. - Nathan Thornhill and John Curtiss combined for Texas' second consecutive shutout, and the Longhorns forced a second-bracket final against Vanderbilt with a 4-0 victory Friday in the ...
By Eric Olson

Tobacco use still high among college players

The death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, who battled oral cancer believed to be connected to long use of chewing tobacco, has led to calls for players to stop using the substance.
By Eric Olson

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Ole Miss stays alive in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. - Will Allen drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Mississippi relievers held Texas Christian University without a hit after Kevin Cron's homer in the fifth, and the Rebels ...
By Eric Olson

Home run holds up in Texas' 1-0 win over Irvine

OMAHA, Neb. — C.J. Hinojosa broke the College World Series' long home run drought in the seventh inning and Texas beat the Anteaters 1-0 in an elimination game Wednesday night.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Virginia wins marathon College World Series game

Daniel Pinero's sacrifice fly scored pinch runner Thomas Woodruff in the bottom of the 15th to give Virginia a 3-2 victory Tuesday night over Texas Christian University.
By Eric Olson

Virginia wins in 15th, ties for longest College World Series game

OMAHA, Neb. - Daniel Pinero's sacrifice fly scored Thomas Woodruff in the bottom of the 15th inning to give Virginia a 3-2 victory over Texas Christian early Wednesday in a game that matched the ...
By Eric Olson

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Ole Miss ousts Texas Tech at College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. - Pinch hitter John Gatlin's single into short right field over a pulled-in, five-man infield in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Mississippi a 2-1 victory over Texas Tech in a ...
By Eric Olson

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Virginia edges Ole Miss in College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. - Mike Papi's RBI double into right-center with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Virginia a 2-1 victory over Mississippi in the College World Series on Sunday night.

Anteaters coach says bat changes are too drastic

OMAHA, Neb. - Count UC Irvine coach Mike Gillespie among those who say the lords of college baseball overreacted when they implemented the bat standards that have resulted in this era of low offense.
By Eric Olson

Vanderbilt tops Louisville in CWS game

OMAHA, Neb. - Dansby Swanson doubled in two runs and Adam Ravenelle pitched 2 1-3 innings of shutout relief to help Vanderbilt beat Louisville 5-3 in the College World Series.
By Eric Olson

Saturday, June 14, 2014

UC Irvine drops Texas in CWS opener

OMAHA, Neb. - Nathan Thornhill carried a shutout into the eighth before UC Irvine's Taylor Sparks hit his nation-leading ninth triple that sent the Longhorns to a 3-1 loss.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Academics stressed at ex-athletes forum

NORTH AUGUSTA - The NexStep Student-Athlete Academy played host to a preparation for student-athlete success forum at North Augusta High School on Friday.
By Royal Shepherd

Coaches seek more hurrah in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. - Once again, the road has led to Omaha for Augie Garrido and Mike Gillespie.
By Eric Olson

Herschel Walker speaks on mental health

The Heisman Trophy winner and former NCAA record holder, has worked to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness, and to lobby for more readily available treatment options.
By Jim Thompson

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Valdosta State gives campers taste of college football

Valdosta State University held its football mini-camp at Augusta Preparatory Day School on Wednesday morning.
By Scott Rouch

Cardinals lean on upperclassmen in Omaha

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Louisville's upperclassmen hope their familiarity with the College World Series and opening-round opponent Vanderbilt helps them get off to a good start in the tournament.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Mixed feelings on college baseball parity

OMAHA, Neb. - College baseball has become an equal-opportunity sport. Whether it has evolved or devolved is a matter of opinion.
By Eric Olson

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Red Raiders advance to College World Series

LUBBOCK, Texas - Dylan Dusek turned in his fourth consecutive scoreless start and Texas Tech advanced to the College World Series for the first time with a 1-0 victory over the College of ...

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Cards oust Owls, return to Omaha

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Nick Solak's two-run homer in the top of the fifth inning propelled Louisville to a 7-4 win over Kennesaw State on Saturday night, sending the Cardinals to their second ...

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