College Baseball

Razorbacks’ run to title ends in heartbreak

Razorbacks’ run to title ends in heartbreak

The dream of a championship ended Thursday night for the Arkansas Razorbacks. In a winner-take-all Game 3 of the College World Series, Arkansas came up empty in a 5-0 loss to Oregon State at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha. The momentum of this best-of-three series swung a night earlier. Navarre grad Matt Cronin was on […]

Arkansas’ championship dream on hold – game 3 tonight

Arkansas’ championship dream on hold – game 3 tonight

Championship glory is on hold. At least for now. With Arkansas holding a 3-2 lead and one out away from its first national championship in school history, the Razorbacks couldn’t close the door on Oregon State, which rallied for a 5-3 victory and kept its own hopes for a title alive. The two teams will […]

Cronin, Razorbacks earn shot at championship

Cronin, Razorbacks earn shot at championship

Goodbye Florida. Hello national championship opportunity. With a spot in the College World Series final on the line Friday night, Arkansas earned a title shot with a 5-2 win over the Gators at Ameritrade Park in Omaha. Clutch pitching by Matt Cronin over the final two innings helped Arkansas defeat the reigning champs on a […]

Cronin embraces role as Arkansas’ closer

Cronin embraces role as Arkansas’ closer

Arkansas’ charter bus is loaded up and ready to roll out of Fayetteville on a 90-degree Thursday afternoon in June. The ultimate destination is Omaha, Neb., the home of the NCAA College World Series. But first up is a trip to Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport and a charter flight to Nebraska. As Matt Cronin settles […]

Arkansas wins its College World Series opener

Arkansas wins its College World Series opener

Arkansas is one step closer to a national championship. The Razorbacks rolled past Texas 11-5 Sunday in their College World Series opener at Amritrade Park in Omaha. Navarre’s Matt Cronin is the team’s closer and has played a key role in its success this season. But he did not make an appearance in Sunday’s game. […]

Cronin notches another save as Razorbacks win regional

Cronin notches another save as Razorbacks win regional

Matt Cronin rose to the occasion for Arkansas in the regional final against Dallas Baptist Sunday night at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. The sophomore out of Navarre worked the final two innings of the Razorbacks’ 4-3 win, striking out four, including the side in the eighth, while allowing just one run on three hits. The […]

Sandle making an impact in summer collegiate baseball league

Sandle making an impact in summer collegiate baseball league

Michael Sandle didn’t get a chance to play at South Alabama last season, redshirting instead for the Jaguars during his first season as a college baseball player. It wasn’t an easy thing to do for an athlete who played multiple sports while at Navarre High School. “It was hard at first because I’m used to […]