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Welcome to the home of the Navarro College Bulldogs — conference champions from 1994-1998, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2016. The Bulldog baseball team is a member of the Region XIV East Zone, or The Texas Eastern Athletic Conference.   The Texas Eastern Athletic Conference has six members, including the Navarro Bulldogs, Paris Dragons, Angelina Roadrunners, Northeast Eagles, Panola Ponies, and the Bossier Parish Cavaliers.

Navarro baseball won the Region XIV Tournament Championship and advanced to the JUCO World Series in Grand Junction, Colo., in 2011 and 2013.  The Bulldogs won the NJCAA Championship in 2011.

Over the past 20 years, NC Baseball has averaged 37 wins per season.  The Bulldogs have enjoyed five seasons of 40+ wins and 5 more of 35+ during that span.  Only twice during two decades have they finished spring seasons with less than 30 wins.

In 2008, Navarro broke the school record for wins by finishing 47-11, with 12 players signing NCAA Division I scholarships.

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James G. Price Fieldhouse

The Bulldogs house at the new James G. Price Fieldhouse, located just east of the school’s baseball-softball complex, and they play at Perry D. Graham Field.

Coach Matt Podjenski, beginning his fourth year as Navarro’s ninth head baseball coach, is 103-58-1 (.636) overall, and 70-20 with consecutive East Zone championships.  His teams went 25-5 in league play each of his first two seasons (2015 and 2016) and 20-10 during the 2016-17 season when the Bulldogs again reached the Region XIV Tournament finals.

NEW!   2018 Navarro Bulldogs Spring Baseball Schedule     (printable pdf, Feb. 4, 2018)
NEW!   2018 Navarro Bulldogs Baseball Roster   (printable pdf, Feb. 4, 2018)
NEW!   2017 Region XIV East Zone All-Conference Baseball      (printable pdf, May 19, 2017)

 

ATHLETE FORMS

NEW!   Medical Packet Instructions       (printable pdf as of August 18, 2017)

NEW!   Medical History – Preparticipation Form  (printable pdf)

 

 

 

Homers by Samples, Rivera lift NC to sweep at Temple

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TEMPLE — Coach Matt Podjenski’s Bulldog baseball team swept a non-conference doubleheader here Wednesday, defeating the Leopards 8-4 and 4-1. Navarro improved to 4-3 overall and used a total of three home runs to punctuate its sweep over TC. In ...

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Reich works 5 in 12-2 win; NC belts 13 hits in opener

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By MIKE PHILLIPS / Corsicana Sun Opening Day. There’s nothing like it — especially when you hammer the other guys. Just ask Navarro’s Bulldogs, who opened their baseball season at home on a windy, sun-drenched day with a 12-2 victory ...

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Corsicana’s Layton Wolver signs with NC baseball

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By MIKE PHILLIPS / Corsicana Sun    — Layton Wolver has the kind of range at shortstop that steals hits and breaks hearts, going deep into the hole or gliding across the bag to take your breath (and singles) away. But ...

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Two Bulldogs claimed on final day of MLB Draft

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Two members of Navarro College’s baseball program were selected on the final day of the three-day MLB Player Draft. Sophomore outfielder Sam McDonnell of Georgetown, Tx., was taken Wednesday in the 36th round with the 1095 pick overall by the ...

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All Region XIV East team includes 10 Bulldogs

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A total of 10 members of Coach Matt Podjenski’s Navarro baseball team earned positions on the All-Region XIV East squad. Two top individual notations went to the Bulldog battery.  Sophomore Heath Donica was selected as “Pitcher of the Year,” and ...

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