Thank You Pirate Supporters and The U Nation for The Greatest Season of My Life

Dear Pirate Fans, Supporters, and Members of The U Nation:

Most people that know me, or at least know me well, know that I wear my emotions on my sleeve. I tend to be an extremely happy and positive guy and have no problems letting that show.  I do not have a good poker face and I am notorious for letting people in and trusting to a fault. I am somewhat of a hopeless romantic, in terms of appreciating and holding on to things from the past that have significant meaning and are just quite simply, special to me. I tend to be a Renaissance Man in those regards. I have a tendency to do a lot of reminiscing and referring back to special teams, players or moments during my career at CVCC. I am not sure that there is really anything wrong with that, as that is just who I am and I don’t really have any intentions on changing that. I don’t presume to think I am anything more than a baseball coach at a small town community college, however, I am intelligent enough to realize in order to put this season to bed and to be perfectly fair to our 2014 team, I want to give these Pirates their proper respects and give my most heartfelt appreciation and thanks to everyone involved before we embark on another season. Continue reading

JUCO World Series, Game 3 vs. SMC – Pirates Season Ends

After a heart stopping win and a heart breaking defeat, the Pirates faced powerful Spartanburg Methodist College out of South Carolina in an elimination game, as both teams sat 1-1 in the JUCO World Series.  In a game that looked so promising from the outset, quickly made a turn for the worst, as the Pioneers opened up a big can of good ole fashioned butt whipping on the Pirates, en route to a 18-3 mercy rule shortened game. Continue reading