Baseball

Pruitt, VerHagen earning starts for MLB parent clubs

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By MIKE MONTFORT — Two former starters on Navarro College’s 2011 NJCAA Championship Team — righthanders Austin Pruitt of the Tampa Rays and Drew VerHagen of the Detroit Tigers — earned major league call-ups in July and starts for their ...

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OU names Skip Johnson as new baseball coach

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By Athletic Communications / University of Oklahoma   — NORMAN, Ok. — University of Oklahoma Vice President and Athletics Director Joe Castiglione announced Monday that Skip Johnson has been named the 10th head coach of the OU baseball program. Johnson ...

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Scires, Donica chosen as MLB Draft concludes Wednesday

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By MIKE MONTFORT   — One sophomore and a former Bulldog were selected Wednesday on the final day of the MLB Draft. Fairfield outfielder Caleb Scires was chosen in the 17th round with the 505th overall pick by the Los ...

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Nine Bulldogs earn All-East Zone baseball honors

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Nine members of the Navarro’s Region XIV Baseball Tournament Finalists earned East Zone All-Conference honors, coach Matt Podjenski announced Friday. Two Bulldogs were named to the East Zone First-Team and seven others were selected to the second unit. First-teamers included ...

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Gators stop Navarro’s run in championship game, 17-9

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By MIKE MONTFORT   — GRAND PRAIRIE — Navarro baseball’s power run through the Region XIV Tournament stopped short of a Grand Junction ending as San Jacinto defeated the Bulldogs 17-9 in Tuesday’s championship game at AirHog Stadium. Coach Matt Podjenski’s club, ...

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