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NGU HC Landon Powell joins #SportsTalk to recap the Crusaders’ run to the title (AUDIO)

North Greenville head baseball coach Landon Powell has enjoyed a lot of highs and lows throughout his baseball career. From finishing as a runner-up in the College World Series with the Gamecocks to catching Dallas Braden’s perfect game as a member of the Oakland A’s. However, what he accomplished this past season with the Crusaders …

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National Champs! North Greenville wins D-2 baseball title

Story by Zachary Shore/North Greenville Athletics: Top-seeded and nationally top-ranked North Greenville claimed its first NCAA Division II Baseball National Championship with a 5-3 win over No. 2 seed Point Loma at the USA Baseball National Training Complex on Friday night. The Crusaders went 4-0 in Cary in their first-ever trip to the national championship …

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Crusaders roll into championship round of D-2 national tournament (VIDEO)

Story by Zachary Shore: Top seed North Greenville is going to play for its first NCAA Division II Baseball National Championship after an 8-5 win over No. 8 seed West Chester on Thursday night at the USA Baseball National Training Complex put the Crusaders in the championship final. North Greenville is just the second Conference …

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North Greenville moves to D2 Championship Tournament bracket final with 18-3 win over Angelo State (VIDEO)

Story by Zachary Shore, North Greenville University: With the winner one win away from advancing to the National Championship Final, top-seeded North Greenville scored an NCAA Division II Baseball National Championship record 18 runs and outscored No. 5 Angelo State by a record 15 runs, 18-3, at the USA Baseball National Training Complex on Tuesday …

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North Greenville wins opener in D2 National Tournament (VIDEO)

Story by Zachary Shore, North Greenville Athletics/CARY, N.C. – Top-seeded North Greenville got seven strong innings from Reece Fields and a memorable return from John Michael Faile to claim a 3-1 win over No. 8 West Chester at the NCAA Division II Baseball National Championship Finals at the USA Baseball National Training Complex on Sunday …

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#CCU and NGU gear up for big baseball weekend (AUDIO)

The dust has settled on the NCAA baseball selections and now it’s time to play the games. On Monday, Coastal Carolina was the only school in South Carolina to receive a bid to this year’s tournament and for the Chanticleers, it is a return to past glory. Coastal is the #3-seed in this weekend’s Greenville, …

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Could the Palmetto State be shutout of the NCAA D-1 Baseball Tournament?

Thank goodness for North Greenville. We’ll have at least one team from the state still playing baseball as the calendar turns to June. The Crusaders won their super regional battle with Columbus State Saturday and will open play in the D-2 Championship Tournament in Cary, NC against West Chester of Pennsylvania Sunday night at 6:00 …

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NGU HC Landon Powell joins #SportsTalk to talk Crusaders baseball (AUDIO)

There’s a budding baseball dynasty in South Carolina and it’s not located in Clemson, Conway, or Columbia. If you want to find the current hot spot for baseball in the Palmetto State, travel up Highway 414 to Tigerville. That’s where Landon Powell has turned the Crusaders of North Greenville into a Division Two powerhouse. The …

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Palmetto Pigskin Tour stop #5: North Greenville University Crusaders (AUDIO)

The “Palmetto Pigskin Tour” braved the elements on Tuesday to visit North Greenville University and check in on the Crusaders. North Greenville had its season canceled last year by Covid-19, so the Crusaders have not stepped on the football field in nearly two years. NGU competes in one of the toughest Division Two conferences in …

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North Greenville coach Jeff Farrington on SportsTalk (AUDIO)

2019 was a disappointing season for North Greenville, but coach Jeff Farrington is optimistic about a bounce-back in 2020. The Crusaders finished 3-7, but five of those losses were by five points or less. Lack of offense was a big issue as the Crusaders averaged just 17 points per game. The defense wasn’t bad giving …

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