April 29, 2017

BAILEY — Todd Brewer couldn’t fight off his excitement.

Standing just off third base in foul territory on Friday, the Southern Nash coach watched his players work on the field and eat cupcakes simultaneously. 

It didn’t matter that the Firebirds (13-9, 5-5 Big East) had…

Nashville native Fluno growing into a solid prospect

April 29, 2017

Caleb Fluno started feeling comfortable with his baseball team near the end of last season.

The 6-foot-4 third basemen, then a freshman at the varsity level, found some late-season success with his bat. 

“Some of the older guys liked that a lot,” Fluno said while chuckling.…

Gryphons, Harrison mow down Northern Nash

April 28, 2017

David Harrison was back to a familiar routine. And pitching on full rest, the Rocky Mount High left-hander had no trouble working through the Northern Nash lineup on Thursday.

The Gryphons senior mowed down the Knights, allowing one hit and striking out 12 in a complete-game 7-0 win on Thursday.…

ECU's Jones among promising WRs from smaller programs

April 27, 2017

It would be foolish to dismiss a wide receiver prospect just because he played at a less prominent college program.

Jerry Rice, after all, went to Mississippi Valley State before becoming one of the greatest players in NFL history.

Still, when somebody like Western Michigan’s Corey Davis…