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June 24, 2010
ELMHURST, Ill.-The Summit League announced its 2009-10 Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence with a total of 978 student-athletes from all 19 league-sponsored sports honored for their work in the classroom. Centenary placed 78 on the respective list as each of the 15-league affiliated sports had a representative.
June 20, 2010
NATCHITOCHES, La.-The Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) announced its All-LSWA college baseball teams this weekend and Centenary #$%^placed Boone Whiting, Cliff Shepard and Jeff Ericson on the respective teams voted by the state's sports information directors and selected media.
June 16, 2010
ELMHURST, Ill.-The Summit League has announced its Academic All-League Team for the winter and spring seasons as Centenary placed 64 on the #$%^respected list. A total of 1,017 Summit League student-athletes were honored for their academic excellence.
June 14, 2010
SHREVEPORT-Right-handed pitcher Boone Whiting became the second Centenary pitcher is less than a week to sign a professional baseball contract #$%^as the Oakdale, Calif. native signed with the St. Louis Cardinals organization on Monday.
June 10, 2010
Centenary senior and left-handed pitcher Dakota Robinson will continue his baseball career as his family and friends gathered on Thursday afternoon to celebrate his signing with the LAA Angels organization.
June 9, 2010
SHREVEPORT-Centenary's Boone Whiting can add All-American status to his prolific resume after being selected by Ping!Baseball as a Third Team All-American selection announced on Wednesday.
June 9, 2010
SHREVEPORT-Centenary baseball hurlers junior Boone Whiting and senior Dakota Robinson had their talents and hard work pay off on Tuesday afternoon as both were drafted in the 2010 MLB First Year Player Draft.
June 4, 2010
SHREVEPORT-It's summer time and Centenary baseball camps are just around the corner. The Gents will host two camp sessions with the first one beginning June 14-17 and the second one scheduled for June 21-24.
June 1, 2010
SHREVEPORT-It was a season filled with much more than wins. A roster of 26 Gents and four coaches represented the Centenary baseball team through early obstacles to overcome the challenges and wrap up its 2010 season with a bittersweet ending.
May 28, 2010
TULSA, Okla.-Good things always come to an end. It was a bittersweet ending to a successful and solid season for the Centenary baseball team as it dropped a 7-2 contest to No. 4 Oakland on Friday afternoon in The Summit League Championship.
May 28, 2010
TULSA, Okla.-In a much anticipated start to The Summit League tournament, No. 3-seeded Centenary faced No. 2 Oral Roberts, but wasn't able to hang on to its early lead, falling 4-2 on Thursday evening.
May 27, 2010
TULSA, Okla.-After an extremely successful regular season, five members of the Centenary baseball team were honored to the All-League team highlighted by junior Boone Whiting's Pitcher of the Year award.
May 24, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team will enter The Summit League Championship in Tulsa, Okla. this week as the No. 3 seed after compiling a 17-9 league record during regular season play.
May 23, 2010
FORT WAYNE, Ind.-The Centenary baseball team powered past IPFW in Game 2 of the Saturday double-header, winning 6-2 in its final game of the regular season. The Gents fell in Game 1, 4-3, to the Mastodons.
May 21, 2010
FORT WAYNE, Ind.-Two late four-run innings ignited an 11-6 win for the Centenary baseball team over IPFW in Game 1 of the Friday double-header as the Gents dropped Game 2, 4-1 in just five innings after rain and unplayable field conditions.
May 20, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team will conclude its regular season schedule with a four-game set at IFPW on Friday and Saturday as both days are set for double-headers beginning at 11 am CT.
May 19, 2010
BOSSIER CITY, La.-In an effort to keep the spirit of baseball alive and share its passion with the local youngsters from Meadowview Elementary School, the Centenary baseball team gathered early last week for an All-Star Game: Americans vs Nationals or rather pitchers vs position players.
May 19, 2010
BATON ROUGE, La.-Centenary's Boone Whiting was tabbed as Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) Pitcher of the Week after tossing a seven-inning gem against league foe, Oral Roberts, last Friday.
May 19, 2010
SHREVEPORT-Junior right-hander Derek Dalzell earned two wins on Tuesday, while freshman Ryan Bell's RBI-single in the bottom of the eighth capped a 7-6 win in Game 2 to help the Centenary baseball team conclude its final home series with a double-header sweep over Western Illinois in Summit League play. The Gents would take Game 1, 13-7 over the Fighting Leathernecks.
May 18, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team allowed three big innings to surface by Western Illinois, as it fell, 18-7 in seven innings in the series opener in Summit League play.
May 17, 2010
SHREVEPORT-After a competitive weekend series with Oral Roberts, the Centenary baseball team will look to return to its winning ways when it hosts Western Illinois on Monday at 7 pm and Tuesday in a double-header beginning at Noon.
May 16, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team had a tough time gaining any offensive momentum on Sunday against Summit League foe, Oral Roberts, as it fell 13-5 in the suspended game from Saturday and 19-1 in seven innings in the series finale at Shehee Stadium.
May 16, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team managed to give Oral Roberts another dose of its offensive prowess as it connected on 19 hits to take a 17-7 win in seven innings in Game 1 of Saturday's Summit League double-header. Game 2 was called in the 5th inning due to wet field conditions and will resume on Sunday at 11:30 am.
May 15, 2010
SHREVEPORT-Centenary starter Boone Whiting fanned a season-best 12 batters and became the career strikeout leader with 229 in his short three-year stint and classmate Scott Pasket was a perfect three-for-three at the plate, leading the Gents to a solid 11-1 win over Oral Roberts in just seven innings on Friday evening in Summit League play.
May 13, 2010
SHREVEPORT-Looking to build on its current Summit League first place standing, the Centenary baseball team will host the always competitive Oral Roberts Golden Eagles this weekend in a crucial four-game set at Shehee Stadium.
May 13, 2010
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Despite putting up 10 hits against Big 12 Texas A&M, the Centenary baseball team wasn't able to make up for a few shaky defensive plays, falling 15-3 on Wednesday evening in non-conference action.
May 10, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team will travel to face Texas A&M of the Big 12 on Wednesday at 6:35 pm at Olsen Field in its final non-conference contest of the season.
May 5, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball four-game series with Summit League opponent, Western Illinois, scheduled for this weekend has been cancelled as of now due to the tragic loss of a Fighting Leatherneck baseball player earlier this week.
May 4, 2010
BATON ROUGE, La.-Centenary baseball player Scott Pasket was recently tabbed as Louisiana Sports Writers Association's Player of the Week after helping the Gents to a 3-2 record last week.
May 2, 2010
BROOKINGS, S.D.-The Centenary baseball team again, had a solid offensive day, but wasn't able to secure a win, falling 9-7 to South Dakota State in #$%^the series finale on Sunday.
May 1, 2010
BROOKINGS, S.D.-The Centenary baseball team used 22 hits and three home runs to split Saturday's double-header at South Dakota State, dropping Game 1, 7-4 and taking Game 2, 8-3 in Summit League action.
April 30, 2010
BROOKINGS, S.D.-An early offensive explosion by the Centenary baseball team gave way to a 19-7 win in seven innings over South Dakota State in Game 1 of the four-game Summit League series set on Friday afternoon.
April 28, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team will make its way to South Dakota State for a pivotal, four-game set with the Jackrabbits beginning Friday at 3:00 pm in Summit League action.
April 28, 2010
SHREVEPORT-Junior Scott Pasket's sacrifice fly in the 10th inning capped a huge 2-1 victory for the Centenary baseball team over I-49 rival, Northwestern State, on Tuesday evening in non-conference action.
April 27, 2010
BATON ROUGE, La.-Centenary's Boone Whiting was tabbed as Louisiana Sports Writers Association's Pitcher of the Week announced Tuesday as voted on by the state's respective media.
April 26, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team will host in-state, I-49 rival, Northwestern State on Tuesday at 6:30 pm at Shehee Stadium in non-conference action.
April 25, 2010
ROCHESTER, Mich.-The baseball series finale between Centenary and Oakland scheduled for 12:00 pm CT on Sunday was cancelled due to continues rain in the Rochester, Mich. area.
April 25, 2010
ROCHESTER, Mich.-The Centenary baseball team rallied to win Game 1, 8-5 in 14 innings, but fell in Game 2, 10-5 to Oakland on Saturday afternoon, snapping its nine-game win streak in league play.
April 23, 2010
ROCHESTER, Mich.-Junior Boone Whiting tossed a 7.2 inning gem and the Centenary baseball team connected on nine hits to take the series opener against Oakland, 4-1, on Friday afternoon in Summit League action.
April 22, 2010
SHREVEPORT-Looking to continue its solid play in the Summit League, the Centenary baseball team will travel to take on Oakland beginning Friday at 1:00 pm CT.
April 21, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team couldn't find early momentum as it fell in non-conference action, 5-2, to Hawai'i on Tuesday evening at Shehee Stadium.
April 19, 2010
ELMHURST, Ill.-Centenary's Alex Todd was tabbed as Summit League's Baseball Player of the Week after an impressive weekend performance, helping the Gents baseball team to a four-game sweep of league foe, North Dakota State.
April 19, 2010
SHREVEPORT-Riding a seven-game win streak, the Centenary baseball will take a break from Summit League play to host the University of Hawai'i on Tuesday at Shehee Stadium. First pitch is set for 6:05 pm.
April 18, 2010
SHREVEPORT-With one of its best starts in league play in recent years, the Centenary baseball continued its home dominance and strong play with an 8-2 win on Sunday afternoon over North Dakota State to secure the series sweep.
April 18, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team improved to 6-1 in Summit League play after two big wins over North Dakota State on Saturday afternoon. The Gents took Game 1, 4-2 and Game 2, 5-0.
April 17, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team continued its hot hitting and received strong pitching performances to secure a 7-5 series-opening win over North Dakota State on Friday evening in Summit League play.
April 14, 2010
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April 14, 2010
SHREVEPORT-After a successful weekend in its Summit League opener at Southern Utah, the Centenary baseball team returns home to host North Dakota State in a four-game set beginning on Friday at 6:00 pm at Shehee Stadium.
April 11, 2010
CEDAR CITY, Utah-The Centenary baseball team used an all-around solid effort from the pitching staff and offense to pick up two big wins, a 7-5 victory in Game 1 and a 3-2 win in eight innings in Game 2, over Summit League foe, Southern Utah on Saturday afternoon.
April 10, 2010
CEDAR CITY, Utah-The Centenary baseball team played two competitive games in its Summit League debut, falling in Game 1, 4-3 in 11 innings, before rallying to score five runs to take Game 2, 9-8, over Southern Utah on Friday afternoon.
April 7, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team will open league play this weekend at Southern Utah as the Gents are set to play the Thunderbirds in two scheduled double-headers beginning on Friday.
April 4, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team tied the game at 2-2 in the seventh, but couldn't find a way to push another run across as it fell 4-2 in the series finale against UT-Pan American on Easter Sunday.
April 3, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team took an early lead and never looked back as it defeated UT-Pan American, 9-3, on Saturday afternoon in non-conference action.
April 3, 2010
SHREVEPORT-Junior Boone Whiting tossed seven complete innings and struck out 11 batters to lead the Centenary baseball team to a 6-4 win over UT-Pan American on Friday evening in non-conference action.
April 1, 2010
SHREVEPORT-After battling #10 Arkansas this week, the Centenary baseball team will return home to host UT-Pan American in a three-game set at Shehee Stadium this weekend. The Gents are set to play Friday at 6:00 pm, Saturday at 2:00 pm and Sunday at Noon.
April 1, 2010
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.-The Centenary baseball team saw its 4-0 lead in the first inning disappear as they fell 9-4 to #10 Arkansas in the final game of the two-game set on Wednesday afternoon.
March 31, 2010
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.-The #10 Arkansas Razorbacks pounded out 15 hits and used two big innings to drop the Centenary baseball team in non-conference action, 18-2, on Tuesday evening at Baum Stadium.
March 29, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team will travel to take on Arkansas of the SEC on Tuesday and Wednesday with each game set to begin at 6:35 pm. All game action can be viewed on www.arkansasrazorbacks.com.
March 28, 2010
SHREVEPORT-Strong pitching and timely hitting led to a 5-3 series finale win for the Centenary baseball team over Binghamton on Sunday afternoon in non-conference action.
March 28, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team faced a strong Binghamton offense, falling in both games on Saturday, 16-0 and 7-6 in non-conference action.
March 25, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team will return home after having not played at Shehee Stadium for 16 days as it hosts Binghamton this weekend in a three-game set, beginning on Saturday at 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm followed by a single game on Sunday at 2:00 pm.
March 21, 2010
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.-Due to continuous heavy rain on the campus of Austin Peay, the baseball game between Centenary and the Governors that was scheduled for 11:30 am today has been cancelled.
March 21, 2010
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.-After an impressive and exciting win earlier today, the Centenary baseball team struggled to find momentum in the nightcap, falling to host-Austin Peay, 7-0, on Saturday evening in non-conference play.
March 21, 2010
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.-The Centenary baseball team used a strong and consistent offense all game to defeat Georgia State, 17-13, on Saturday afternoon at Austin Peay's Governors' Classic.
March 20, 2010
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.-An uncharacteristic night of 26 combined hits and 19 total runs allowed Georgia State to rally back and defeat the Centenary baseball team, 10-9 in the Governors Classic hosted by Austin Peay on Friday evening.
March 19, 2010
CLARKSVILLE, TN.-Game times for the Centenary baseball team have been altered for the weekend, while on its road trip in Tennessee. The Gents will play as scheduled Georgia State on Friday evening at 6:30 pm, but will now play two games on Saturday instead of one.
March 18, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team will travel to Clarksville, Tennessee for the Governors' Classic hosted by Austin Peay this weekend. The Gents will take on Georgia State on Friday at 6:30 pm and on Saturday at 4:30 pm, before playing Austin Peay on Sunday in a double-header beginning at Noon. All game action can be viewed through live stats by clicking this link, Live Stats.
March 17, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team once again proved its commitment to the Shreveport-Bossier community by hosting "Meadowview Day in the Park" last week.
March 16, 2010
COLLEGE STATION, Texas-Tonight's baseball game between Centenary and Texas A&M in College Station has been postponed due to pending inclement weather.
March 15, 2010
"On the Bases"
March 15, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team will tangle with #23 Texas A&M on Tuesday at 6:35 pm in College Station, Texas in its mid-week, non-conference contest. For live game action, go to www.aggieathletics.com.
March 12, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team won its mid-week contest, 11-3 in a rain-shortened, seven-inning game, over Texas College on Thursday evening in non-conference action.
March 9, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team will play its only game this week when it hosts Texas College on Thursday evening at Shehee Stadium beginning at 6:30 pm.
March 7, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team was challenged once again with a solid Gonzaga offense, falling in the series finale, 9-2, on Sunday afternoon at Shehee Stadium.
March 6, 2010
SHREVEPORT-A seven-run, fifth inning for Gonzaga propelled itself to a 12-5 victory over the Centenary baseball team on Saturday afternoon in non-conference play.
March 6, 2010
SHREVEPORT-Strong pitching and timely hitting gave way to a 2-1, 10-inning victory for the Centenary baseball team in Game 1 over Gonzaga on Friday evening in non-conference play at Shehee Stadium.
March 4, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team will welcome the Gonzaga Bulldogs from the West Coast Conference to Shehee Stadium for a three-game set this weekend. The series will begin on Friday at 6:30 pm, followed by a single game on Saturday at 2:30 pm and Sunday at Noon.
March 4, 2010
NATCHITOCHES, La.-The Centenary baseball team wasn't able to find its offensive groove in Wednesday night's non-conference contest at Northwestern State, falling 11-2.
March 3, 2010
BATON ROUGE, La.-Centenary's Boone Whiting was honored as Louisiana Sports Writers Association's Pitcher of the Week after his strong performance in series opener with Grambling last week.
March 2, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team will travel to play Northwestern State on Wednesday in a 6:30 pm, non-conference contest in Natchitoches, La.
March 2, 2010
ELMHURST, Ill.-Centenary outfielder Cliff Shepard was tabbed as Summit League's Player of the Week after leading the Gents to a four-game sweep of in-state rival, Grambling, this past weekend.
March 1, 2010
SHREVEPORT-Senior Cliff Shepard's RBI-single in the bottom of the eighth capped a series sweep for the Centenary baseball team against Grambling as it won Game 1, 10-2 and Game 2, 6-5 in extra innings on Sunday afternoon in non-conference action.
February 28, 2010
SHREVEPORT - The Centenary baseball team picked up two wins over Grambling on Saturday in its home opener. The Gents took Game 1, 10-0, before closing out the day with a 7-2 victory in Game 2.
February 27, 2010
SHREVEPORT-Due to a lot of rain in the area, the baseball double-header between Centenary and Grambling has been pushed back one hour and will begin at 2:00 pm on Saturday.
February 25, 2010
SHREVEPORT-After playing No. 2 LSU in its opening weekend, the Centenary baseball team will host Grambling State in a four-game series at Peyton Shehee Stadium in two scheduled double-headers beginning on Saturday.
February 22, 2010
ELMHURST, Ill.-Centenary infielder Keegan Acker and right-handed pitcher David Benson garnered the first Summit League Player and Pitcher of the Week accolades after leading the Gents in a three-game set against No. 2 LSU this past weekend.
February 22, 2010
SHREVEPORT-For the second time in one week, the Centenary baseball team showed its commitment to the Shreveport community as it visited Meadowview Elementary School prior to departing for their opening weekend three-game set at No. 2 LSU.
February 21, 2010
BATON ROUGE, La.-The Centenary baseball team concluded its three-game opening weekend set with LSU, falling in Game 3, 4-0, after holding the Tigers to just one run through six complete innings on Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium.
February 21, 2010
BATON ROUGE, La.-In Game 2 of the three-game set, the Centenary baseball team wasn't able to find an answer to the second-ranked LSU Tigers' explosive offensive performance as they dropped the contest, 25-8 on Saturday evening at Alex Box Stadium.
February 20, 2010
BATON ROUGE, La.-Playing the 2009 National Champion and No. 2-ranked LSU team in its season opener, the Centenary baseball team proved itself despite falling in a heart-breaking 5-4 loss to the Tigers in Game 1 of the three-game set on Friday evening at Alex Box Stadium in front of 10,000 fans.
February 19, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team is set and ready to throw the first pitch against the 2009 National Champion LSU Tigers as it will begin a three-game series to open its season on Friday at 7:00 pm at Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge, La.
February 18, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team is always a Summit League Championship contender and this year will be no different, though, it's their commitment to the Shreveport community that makes this thriving team an all-around asset to the game of college baseball.
February 16, 2010
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team and Head Coach Ed McCann have announced they will hold their Spring Training Baseball Camp on March 12-14 at Peyton Shehee Stadium on the campus of Centenary.
February 12, 2010
ELMHURST, Ill.-After returning a strong mix of key players from last season and welcoming several newcomers who look to take on large roles, the Centenary baseball team was picked to finish second in The Summit League's Preseason Poll according to the league's head coaches.
December 4, 2009
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary baseball team will hold its holiday camp on December 28-30 at Peyton Shehee Stadium on the campus of Centenary College.
October 30, 2009
SHREVEPORT - Due to inclement weather in the area, the 17th Annual Curtis H. Stout Golf Invitational hosted by the Centenary baseball team has been rescheduled for Friday, November 13th at Olde Oaks Golf Club.
September 8, 2009
SHREVEPORT-With the fall season approaching, the Centenary baseball team has recently announced the plans of its Fall Pitching Academy and the 17th Annual Curtis H. Stout Golf Invitational.
September 8, 2009
The Centenary baseball team hosts the 17th annual Curtis H. Stout Golf Invitational on October 30, 2009 at Olde Oaks Golf Club. #$%^ #$%^A Texas Hold 'Em Tournament will follow immediately after the golf tournament.
August 5, 2009
SHREVEPORT - Centenary Baseball Head Coach Ed McCann and Associate Head Coach Mike Diaz announced the signing of 13 new players for the 2010 season. The Gents will welcome seven infielders, two outfielders, and four pitchers into the Centenary baseball program.