2007-08 PBC Baseball News

  • GSW Baseball Adds Four for 08-09
    June 23, 2008
    Georgia Southwestern head coach Bryan McLain announced the signing of four players to the Hurricanes' baseball program for 2008-09.
  • GCSU Lifts Interim Title for Carty as Head Baseball Coach
    June 19, 2008
    The Georgia College & State University department of athletics and interim athletics director Jimmy Wilson recently named Tom Carty head coach of the Bobcat baseball program. Carty spent the 2008 season in an interim head coach role, after the departure of the previous skipper Chris Calciano.
  • ASU Baseball Signs Seven
    June 11, 2008
    Augusta State head baseball coach Skip Fite announced Wednesday the signing of seven high school and junior college standouts who will join the Jaguar baseball program beginning in the Fall, 2008 semester.
  • Eight PBC Baseball Players Selected in Major League Draft
    June 07, 2008
    Eight PBC Baseball players were selected to continue their careers at the professional level as the Major League Baseball first-year draft concluded on Friday night
  • Six PBC Baseball Players Named All-Americans
    June 03, 2008
    Six Peach Belt Conference baseball players were named to the Rawlings/ABCA All-America teams. Columbus State’s Korey Noles received an additional honor as he was named the Rawlings/ABCA Pitcher of the Year.
  • GCSU Adds Two to 08-09 Baseball Roster
    June 02, 2008
    The Georgia College & State University baseball program and head coach Tom Carty announced the signing of Paul Bordon and Kyle Allen.
  • Top-Ranked Trojans Deny Pacers Shot at World Series
    May 19, 2008
    Not even Mother Nature could slow down Mount Olive’s offense as the top-seeded and top-ranked Trojans (54-6) took two games from #10 USC Aiken (47-17) to claim the program’s first-ever trip to the NCAA Division II College World Series on Monday.
  • GCSU Signs Trio of Pitchers for 2009
    May 19, 2008
    The Georgia College & State University baseball team and head coach Tom Carty announced the signing of three pitchers for the 2009 season, all coming in as seasoned junior-college transfers.
  • Columbus State Survives, Advances 18-9 over Belmont Abbey
    May 17, 2008
    Rodney Rutherford drove in five runs and Brian Gordon paced a 24-hit attack with four hits as No. 2 seed Columbus State withstood a late rally for an 18-9 victory over No. 5 seed Belmont Abbey
  • USC Aiken Advances to Region Championship 6-5 over #1 Mt. Olive
    May 17, 2008
    Junior Gary Owens shut the door with two runners on in the ninth inning as third-seeded USC Aiken (47-15) held on for a 6-5 win over top-seeded Mount Olive (51-6), ranked first nationally, in the winner's bracket final of the NCAA Division II South Atlantic Regional at Scarborough Field. The 10th-ranked Pacers advance to the championship game on Sunday needing just one victory to move to the College World Series.
  • Mt. Olive Ends Columbus State Season 12-2 at NCAA Regionals
    May 17, 2008
    Top ranked Mt. Olive College scored six runs in the sixth inning to break open a close game and go on to a 12-2 win over Columbus State on Saturday night at Scarborough Field in the South Atlantic Regional.
  • North Georgia Eliminated from NCAA Regional by Mt. Olive 6-2
    May 16, 2008
    Ryan Schlecht tossed a complete game four-hitter as No. 1 seed and nationally top-ranked Mount Olive defeated No. 4 seed North Georgia 6-2 in the NCAA Division II Baseball South Atlantic Regional Friday at Scarborough Field. The Trojans advance to a winner's bracket game Saturday at 11 a.m. Earlier Friday, No. 5 seed Belmont Abbey defeated No. 6 seed Erskine 3-2. Erskine and North Georgia have been eliminated. Full story to come.
  • USC Aiken Edges Columbus State 9-7 in NCAA Regional
    May 16, 2008
    The USC Aiken Pacers scored runs in six of nine innings as they remained unbeaten and advanced in the NCAA South Atlantic Regional 9-7 over Columbus State on Friday night.
  • Wandless Shuts Out Saints 1-0 in NCAA Regional
    May 15, 2008
    USC Aiken's Scott Wandless tossed a three-hit shutout as the Pacers shut down North Georgia 1-0 in the opening round of the NCAA South Atlantic Regionals in Mount Olive, N.C.
  • Columbus State Downs Belmont Abbey 4-1 in NCAA Regionals
    May 15, 2008
    Korey Noles recorded 12 strikeouts and Brandon Masters drove in a pair of runs as No. 2 seed Columbus State defeated No. 5 seed Belmont Abbey 4-1 in the first round of the NCAA Division II Baseball South Atlantic Regional Thursday at Scarborough Field on the campus of Mt. Olive College.
  • CSU's Rutherford Featured on CBS College Sports' "Goin' Yard" Series
    May 14, 2008
    Columbus State's Rodney Rutherford, who leads all of NCAA baseball with 26 home runs this year, is featured the newest 'Goin' Yard' segment from CBS College Sports. See the video inside.
  • Three PBC Baseball Teams Advance to NCAA Tournament
    May 12, 2008
    Three Peach Belt Conference baseball teams learned that they are advancing to the NCAA South Atlantic Regional as the full 48-team field was announced by the NCAA late Sunday night.
  • North Georgia Claims PBC Tournament Championship 10-8
    May 11, 2008
    The North Georgia College & State University Saints, making their first-ever PBC Tournament appearance, won the championship by beating Francis Marion 10-8 on Sunday at Roberto Hernandez Stadium.
  • Columbus State Shuts Down GCSU 13-0 in PBC Tournament
    May 10, 2008
    Anthony Arrington pitched eight shutout innings and the Columbus State offense pounded out 16 hits in a 13-0 rout of Georgia College & State Univeristy in an elimination game at the PBC Tournament.
  • Francis Marion Rallies Back, Eliminates Pacers from PBC Tournament
    May 10, 2008
    The Francis Marion Patriots erased a 6-2 deficit with seven unanswered runs, including a five-run sixth inning, to eliminated the second-seeded USC Aiken Pacers from the PBC Tournament 9-6.
  • North Georgia Downs Columbus State 5-3, Advances to PBC Title Game
    May 10, 2008
    North Georgia’s Rob Flanigan launched two massive home runs and the Saints defense held the powerful CSU offense in check as they won 5-3, eliminating the Cougars and securing as spot in the championship game of the PBC Tournament.
  • Sharrett, North Georgia Pass GCSU 10-9 in 10 Innings
    May 09, 2008
    Logan Sharrett’s third double of the day was his most important as it scored Craig Brisson with the game-winning run as North Georgia erased 8-4 and 9-6 deficits to beat Georgia College & State University 10-9 in 10 innings on Friday at the PBC Tournament.
  • Francis Marion Stays Alive; Downs Columbus State 4-2 in PBC Tournament
    May 09, 2008
    Eric Sommerville pitched 6.1 solid innings and Justin Greene hit a two-run home run as Francis Marion staved off elimination from the PBC Tournament by beating Columbus State 4-2 on Friday afternoon.
  • Pacers Trample Pirates 10-3; Advance in PBC Tournament
    May 09, 2008
    Peden Rucker pitched seven innings of three-hit baseball while Cody McMorris and Ken Raborn collected three hits each as USC Aiken cruised past Armstrong Atlantic State 10-3 in an elimination game at the PBC Tournament.
  • Columbus State Drowns Pirates 16-6; Advances in PBC Tournament
    May 08, 2008
    Jonnie Geiger tied single-game records for hits and runs scored while Rodney Rutherford tied the PBC single-season home run record as Columbus State bashed Armstrong Atlantic State 16-6 in the opening game of the PBC Tournament in Aiken, S.C.
  • GCSU Rallies Past USC Aiken 12-8 in PBC Tournament
    May 08, 2008
    Georgia College & State University erased a 5-1 deficit to upset second-seeded and host USC Aiken 12-8 in the first round of the PBC Tournament on Thursday.
  • North Georgia Tops Francis Marion 6-2 in PBC Tournament
    May 08, 2008
    Fourth-seeded North Georgia rallied for four runs in the eighth and ninth innings Thursday to defeat No. 3 seed Francis Marion 6-2 in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
  • PBC Announces Baseball All-Conference Team
    May 07, 2008
    The Peach Belt Conference announced the 2008 baseball All-Conference team at a banquet in Aiken, S.C., site of the 2008 PBC Tournament.
  • PBC Baseball Tournament to be Carried on Peachbeltsports.tv
    May 06, 2008
    The Peach Belt Conference announced on Tuesday that all games of the 2008 PBC Baseball Tournament but one will be available over the internet with live audio and video.
  • PBC Releases Baseball Tournament Bracket
    May 03, 2008
    The Peach Belt Conference released the final bracket for the 2008 baseball tournament on Saturday following the conclusion of the regular season.
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