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Thursday, May 29, 2008

TROJANS IN THE FINALS!

News-Argus/RYAN HANCHETTSee all photos Mount Olive is playing for the Division II College World Series title! The Trojans avoided a two-out jam in the ninth inning to defeat Central Missouri 5-3 in semifinal-round play Thursday afternoon. Rich Racobaldo recorded an...

Trojans hanging on

Mount Olive used an error and a sacrifice fly to score two seventh-inning runs and build its advantage to 5-1 over Central Missouri in the seventh inning. The Mules answered with a solo home run to pull within 5-2. The...

Six innings complete

Mount Olive has held Central Missouri scoreless for five consecutive innings and leads 3-1 through six innings of play. The Trojans had the bases loaded in the fifth inning with one out, but hit into an inning-ending double play. CMU...

Four innings in book

Right fielder Alex Vertcnik combined with shortstop David Cooper and catcher Jason Sherrer to turn an inning-ending double play in the fourth against Central Missouri. The Mules' Bilan Bergman doubled to lead off the inning and was thrown out at...

MOC game has started

Mount Olive shortstop David Cooper picked up a bases-loaded, RBI walk in the second inning to forge a 1-1 tie against Central Missouri. Josh Harrison, who singled with one out, scored on the free pass. Rich Racobaldo followed with a...

CWS semifinals

No. 1-ranked Mount Olive College continues its quest for the Division II College World Series championship today. The Trojans (56-6 overall) oppose No. 7-ranked Central Missouri (47-16) at 3:30 p.m. in Sauget, Ill. A Mount Olive victory assures it of...