Pirates Cap Another Magical Season By Sending 16 Players, 1 Coach to the Next Level

After a back to back run of ACCC Championships and JUCO World Series appearances in Grand Junction, Colorado, along with a plethora of post-season accolades, the Pirates put the cherry on top as 14 current Chatt Valley Players moved on to play baseball at four year institutions, while 2 former Pirates are now playing in the professional ranks, and one assistant coach moved on to become a Division I assistant coach. Continue reading

2015 JUCO World Series: Pirates Rebound Emphatically Against #1 Iowa Western to Advance to Final Four

After a deflating loss to Northwest Florida State, the Pirates found themselves in a 5 team single elimination tournament the rest of the way.  And quite frankly, the bracket was still set up nicely for the Pirates, with a 4 game winning streak away from a National Title.  However, standing in their way was top ranked Iowa Western, winner of three of the past five national championships, and carrying a record of 54-5 into the game.  However, the game was over before it began, as the Pirates ran roughshod over the Rievers en route to a 14-2 mercy rule win, to put the Pirates in the National Semi-Final game. Continue reading

2015 JUCO WORLD SERIES: Pirates Fall to Eventual National Champion, NW Florida State

After Saturday evening’s emotional walk ’em down win against Yavapai College, the Pirates faced a familiar foe, Northwest Florida State College, who are separated by only 211 road miles.  A close and well pitched game on both ends got away from the Pirates late, as the Raiders scored 4 runs with 2 outs and 3 more via bases loaded free passes, en route to a 10-1 win for the eventual National Champions. Continue reading

Pirates Rack Up on Regional and National Post-Season Awards

In the midst of the JUCO World Series, several Pirates, along with the team, were recognized both regionally and nationally with numerous post-season accolades.  Between All-Conference, All Region 22, Region 22 All Tournament Team, JUCO World Series All Tournament Team, NJCAA Academic Awards, and NJCAA All Americans, the Pirates had 12 members of their 2015 team recognized. Continue reading