The inaugural series will feature eight HBCU baseball teams, made up of four from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II and four from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). School baseball programs from these two athletic governing associations constitute the “small school” division.
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By Michael Coker At the conclusion of last season, when the pandemic shut down all of college baseball prematurely, Alabama State University received the final No. 1 ranking. The Hornets open the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) 2021 Large School Pre-Season Baseball Poll ranked number one this season ahead of No. 2 Jackson State University and […]
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NORFOLK, Va. — North Carolina Central infielder Corey Joyce was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Baseball Player of the Year, the conference announced. Delaware State junior Garrett Lawson earned Pitcher of the Year honors, while Ryan Miller of North Carolina Central was named Rookie of the Year. Norfolk State head coach Keith Shumate received Coach of the Year accolades. All awards were voted […]
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced its 2019 All-Conference Baseball teams and award winners, with individuals from Alabama State, Southern and Jackson State receiving individual honors. The teams and award winners were decided in a vote by the league’s coaches and sports information directors, with the honors handed out during a reception. Alabama […]
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By Mike Coker, Black College Nines In its inaugural year, the Historically Black College and University World Series is a matchup featuring Southern University and North Carolina A&T University, as they meet on the baseball diamond in an interconference matchup that will crown an HBCU baseball champion. The HBCU World Series will take place on […]
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By Michael Coker, Black College Nines Who are the best baseball head coaches at Historically Black College and University (HBCU) baseball programs? Look at the number of victories they’ve amassed in a short period. In that timeframe, these small school coaches in the HBCU ranks have knocked off top-ranked NCAA Division II and NAIA teams […]
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By BASN Wire Services NEW YORK — A total of eight players from HBCUs were taken in the 2017 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft which concluded on Wednesday, including the reigning MEAC conference Player and Pitcher of the Year. Player School Drafted By Round Drafted Demetrius Sims Bethune-Cookman Miami Marlins 14th Bryce Brown Jackson State Tampa […]
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By Michael Coker, Black College Nines With 40 rounds of the Major League Baseball(MLB) draft coming up June 12th, the 2017 draft class is expected to be stacked with top HBCU pitching prospects and good hitting position players. Here is a list of ten possible selections. Philadelphia Phillies According to information from a scouting source, […]
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Bethune-Cookman’s wondrous run through the 2017 NCAA Gainesville Regional ended Monday with a 6-1 loss to the host University of Florida before a McKethan Stadium crowd of 2,166 and an internet thoroughly enamored by the Wildcats’ bleached beards. And calm demeanor, despite the situation. And passion. And, well, everything about the program. After losing […]
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BATON ROUGE, La. – Southern baseball head coach Roger Cador has announced his retirement, after 33 seasons at the helm of the Jaguars’ baseball program. Cador compiled a 910-595-1 record in his 33 years at Southern, including leading the Jaguars to 13 SWAC conference titles, with his last conference championship coming in 2009. Cador will […]
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