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June 30, 2013

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College World Series:
More CWS Lagniappe (Eric Sorenson)
Leech has full plate of issues to address (Omaha World-Herald)

June 29, 2013

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Reckling Park (Thanks, Jimmy Disch!):
This week, Stadium Journey Magazine ranked Reckling Park #12 among college baseball ballparks in terms of overall experience.  Read more.

June 28, 2013

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Rice Baseball:
Aquino Invited To College Home Run Derby (Rice Owls)

June 27, 2013

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College World Series:
CWS Notebook (Aaron Fitt)
Eight for Omaha: 2014 (Kendall Rogers)
USC is said to have interest in UCLA Coach Savage (Los Angeles Times)
CWS Complete Coverage (Omaha World-Herald)

June 26, 2013

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College World Series:
The Easton Invitational: Game Two (Eric Sorenson)
UCLA Wins National Championship Its Own Way (Aaron Fitt)
Perfection: UCLA wins national title (Kendall Rogers)
UCLA wins national title (Los Angeles Times)
CWS Complete Coverage (Omaha World-Herald)

Owls in Summer Baseball:
On Monday night, it was Leon Byrd and Falmouth vs. Skyler Ewing and Hyannis in Cape Cod Baseball League action.  Leon (.318) went 4-for-5 with a double, 2 runs and 2 RBI as lead-off batter while Skyler (.375) went 1-for-3 with a double, a RBI and 2 strikeouts.

June 25, 2013

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College World Series:
The Easton Invitational - Game One (Eric Sorenson)
Surging Filia Leads Bruins Past Bulldogs (Aaron Fitt)
Plutko, UCLA pitch past Miss State (Kendall Rogers)
Complete CWS Coverage (Omaha World-Herald)

2013 All-Fitt Team:
Yesterday, Leon Byrd was named to the 2013 All-Fitt Team.  Click here for the complete team.

June 24, 2013

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2003 College World Series:
Championship Series Recap: Sat l Sun l Mon 
Video: Blackinton, from CWS to PHD (Rice Owls)
Ten Years Later (Houston Chronicle)

2013 College World Series:
Final Monday column (Eric Sorenson)
CWS Finals Preview (Aaron Fitt)
Preview: Cultures clash in Omaha (Kendall Rogers)
UCLA enjoying top dog status (Kendall Rogers)
Two more wins (Mark Etheridge)
With Bats Dead, Some Want Livelier Ball (New York Times)
Complete CWS Coverage (Omaha World-Herald)

Rice Baseball:
Kubitza & Lemond Earn ABCA All-America Honors (Rice Owls)

June 14, 2013

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College World Series:
CWS Preview (Aaron Fitt)
CWS Preview (Kendall Rogers)
Get to know the competition (NCAA)
CWS Capsules (College Baseball Insider)
Complete CWS Coverage (Omaha World-Herald)

June 13, 2013

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College World Series:
The High and Inside Baldcast (Eric Sorenson)
CWS Overview (Kendall Rogers)
Complete CWS Coverage (Omaha World-Herald)

Ralph Rhymes (Thanks, Rick Behrend!):
Rhymes fulfills his 2003 Omaha promise (Baton Rouge Advocate)

Rice Baseball:
Lemond Earns National Honor From Baseball America (Rice Owls)

June 12, 2013

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College World Series:
Yesterday, North Carolina (N1) defeated South Carolina, 5-4, to round out the field of 8 in Omaha.

Therefore, the field is comprised of eight (1) seeds.  They are Indiana, LSU (N4), Louisville, Mississippi State, North Carolina (N1), North Carolina State, Oregon State (N3) and UCLA.

The five eliminated national seeds are Vanderbilt (N2), Cal State Fullerton (N5), Virginia (N6), Florida State (N7) and Oregon (N8).

Click here to download the official CWS mobile app.

Super Regionals: Days Four and Five (Eric Sorenson)
UNC Completes Compelling CWS Field (Aaron Fitt)
2013 CWS central (Kendall Rogers)
Field is Set (Mark Etheridge)
Forecast calls for sunglasses and sunscreen  (Omaha World-Herald)

UIL Baseball Playoffs, State Baseball Tournament: 
Last Saturday, the Woodlands defeated Fort Bend Dulles, 9-5, to win the Class 5A baseball state title at Dell Diamond in Round Rock.  Dulles is coached by Clinton Welch, a three-year Rice baseball letterman (1981-82-83).
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