Thursday, July 3, 2014

Curry Named UALR Head Baseball Coach

UALR Director of Athletics Chris Peterson has announced the hiring of Little Rock native Chris Curry as head baseball coach. A veteran of seven years as a catcher in professional baseball with the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants organizations, Curry recently completed his second year as top assistant and pitching coach at Northwestern State and previously worked on the baseball staffs at Arkansas, Arkansas Tech, Hendrix and Meridian Community College.


Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Killian Makes Finalized Roster for USA Baseball

The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team has finalized its 24-man roster with Arkansas starting pitcher Trey Killian making the squad that will take part in international competition this summer.
Killian is one of 24 players selected to the final roster after making two appearances during the team's seven-game trials over the last 10 days.


Thursday, June 26, 2014

2014 Louisville Slugger High School All-Americans

First Team

PitchersBlaine Knight, RHP, Bryant HS, AR

Trevor Ezell, SS, Bryant HS, AR

Second Team

Chase Tucker, Bryant HS, AR
Drew Tipton, Bryant HS, AR


Friday, June 20, 2014

2014 National HS Final Top 100

44. Bryant
47. Fayetteville

Monday, June 9, 2014

Norwood Announces Resignation as UALR Head Baseball Coach

Scott Norwood has announced his immediate resignation as head baseball coach at UALR to pursue other opportunities. Assistant coach and recruiting coordinator Chris Marx will serve as interim head coach while a national search begins immediately.

“I appreciate the opportunities that I have been given at UALR,” said Norwood. “I wish UALR success in the future.”

Norwood compiled a 148-178 record and led UALR to two Sun Belt Tournament appearances in six seasons as head coach of the Trojans. UALR is coming off a 2014 campaign that saw the team finish with a 25-29 overall record.


MLB Draft Rounds 11-40

Round 12
Jalen Beeks (Arkansas) – Boston

Round 13
Ryan Taylor (Arkansas Tech) – Los Angeles (NL)

Round 16
Michael Gunn (Arkansas) – Boston

Round 17
Eric Fisher (Arkansas) – Miami

Round 20
Collin Radack (Hendrix) – St. Louis

Round 22
Mark Reyes (Crowder Col. / Jessieville, AR) – San Francisco

Round 27
Austin Pfeiffer (UALR) – Baltimore

Round 32
Eric White (Parkers Chapel HS, AR) – Milwaukee

Round 36
Blake Wiggins (Pulaski Academy, AR) – Philadelphia
Isias Alcantar (UAPB) – Tampa Bay
Tyler Spoon (Arkansas) – Oakland

Round 38
Keegan Ghidotti (OBU) – Baltimore

Round 39
David Petrino (Central Arizona Col / Lowell, AR-Shiloh Christian) - Chicago (NL)

Round 40
Davis Ward (OBU) – St. Louis*

*Final pick of the draft

Saturday, June 7, 2014

MLB Draft rounds 1-10

Round 3
Brian Anderson (UA) - Miami

Round 4
Chris Oliver (UA) - Philadelphia

Round 9
Doug Votoloto (UCA) - Texas

Round 10
Bradley Wallace (ASU) - Tampa Bay