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Saturday, May 31, 2008

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!!!

News-Argus/RYAN HANCHETTSee all photos Ryan Schlecht picked up the save in relief of Casey Hodges and Mount Olive claimed its first-ever NCAA Division II College World Series title in school history. The No. 1-ranked Trojans (58-6 overall) defeated Ouachita (Ark.)...

Shutout bid spoiled

Mount Olive permits two eighth-inning runs on an error and spoils its shutout bid against Ouachita. The Trojans lead 6-2 after eight complete innings at GCS Stadium in Sauget, Ill....

Trojans hanging on

Through 7 1/2 innings of play, Mount Olive continues to lead Ouachita (Ark.) Baptist 6-0 in the championship game of the NCAA Division II College World Series. The Tigers (51-15 overall) have used four pitchers in the game thus far....

Trojans ahead through 6

No. 1-ranked Mount Olive turned another crucial double play in the fifth inning and kept Ouachita (Ark.) Baptist off the scoreboard again. The Trojans added a single run and now lead 6-0 through six innings....

Trojans still ahead

David Cooper struck out with the bases loaded and Ouachita Baptist escaped what could have been a disastrous third inning. The Trojans still lead 5-0....

A good start

An infield error and Dylan Holton's bases-clearing, three-RBI double staked Mount Olive to a 5-0 lead through 1/2 inning of action against Ouachita (Ark.) Baptist. Casey Hodges is the starting pitcher for the Trojans....

Trojans in CWS final

Beginning at 1 p.m. today, the Mount Olive College baseball team goes after its most-historical feat in school history — the 2008 NCAA Division II College World Series championship. Follow the Trojans here through our blog or online at www.moc.edu....