Baseball Headlines (2009-2010)
CCC Athletic and Spiritual Excellence Awarded
(6/15/10) On Friday, June 4, the National Christian College Athletic Association presented Clearwater Christian College with the highly sought after Sports Ministries Award for the 2009-2010 athletic year.
Kirkley Receives First All-American Title
(5/17/10) Sophomore pitcher and shortstop, Brent Kirkley was recently named All-American by the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) for the 2009-2010 baseball season.
Two Cougars Earn Scholar Athlete Title
(5/17/10) Senior pitcher Mark Rawsthorne and junior first and third baseman Luke Harding were awarded the Scholar Athlete title by the National Christian College Athletic Association for their performances on the baseball field during the 2009-2010 season.
Athletic Awards Reception
(5/4/10) On Tuesday, April 27, the Athletic Department of Clearwater Christian College hosted an awards reception in Cathcart Dining Hall. During the evening, athletes from both winter and spring sports were presented with the yearly awards.
Cougars Lose in Bid for Regional Championship
(5/1/10) Clearwater Christian College lost to host Atlanta Christian College 10-3 in their bid to win the NCCAA South Region Baseball Championship.
Cougars Drop Regional Opener
(4/29/10) Clearwater Christian College dropped the first game of the NCCAA South Region Baseball Tournament to Toccoa Falls College, losing 11-1. Clearwater entered the tournament as the #3 seed, and Toccoa was seeded #2.
Cougars Defeat TFC to Advance
(4/30/10) Behind another stellar pitching performance by Brent Kirkley, Clearwater Christian College defeated Toccoa Falls College 7-0 to advance to the final day of the NCCAA D-II South Region Baseball Tournament.
CCC Baseball Enters Regional Tournament
(4/20/10) Clearwater Christian College enters the 2010 NCCAA South Regional baseball tournament as number three seed. The tournament will be held April 29 through May 1 at Atlanta Christian College.
Cougars Struggle Against Atlanta
(4/10/10) The Cougars struggled in the 2nd game of a doubleheader with Atlanta Christian, losing 15-0.
Chargers Hold Off the Cougars to Win 5-4
(4/10/10) Clearwater Christian College dropped a tough region game, losing 5-4 to Atlanta Christian College. Altanta came into the game as the #1 team in the nation in the latest NCCAA D2 national rankings. Sophomore ace Brent Kirkley took the mound for the first game of a double header against the Chargers, striking out seven in as many innings in a losing effort.
Cougars Drop Game to TFC
(4/9/10) Clearwater Christian College lost the back end of a doubleheader to Toccoa Falls College by a final score of 8-4. Right hander Mark Rawsthorne threw well for the Cougars but a couple of errors defensively gave up four runs which would be the margin of victory for TFC.
Cougars Take 1st Game Over Toccoa
(4/9/10) Clearwater Christian College defeated Toccoa Falls College 5-2 in the first game of a doubleheader in Toccoa, Georgia. Senior right hander Luis Ramos pitched a complete game on Friday to help the Cougars earn a big conference win against Toccoa Falls. Ramos only gave up 4 hits and was never in trouble.
Cougars Fall 6-4 to Fire
(4/6/10) Clearwater Christian College lost a tight game to the Southeastern Fire 6-4 on Tuesday night in Lakeland. The Cougars were trying to avenge a 12-2 loss earlier in the season. Starter Brent Kirkley went five innings allowing 2 runs and striking out six.
Cougars Defeat Toccoa 9-8 Behind Strong Pitching from Ramos
(3/20/10) In the third game of the series, Clearwater Christian College defeated Toccoa Falls College 9-8 behind a strong pitching performance from senior right hander Luis Ramos and timely hitting from the Cougar lineup.
Cougars Drop Region Contest to Toccoa
(3/20/10) Clearwater Christian College lost 13-6 to Toccoa Falls College in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday morning.
Cougars Lose High Scoring Game to TFC
(3/19/10) Clearwater Christian College lost a high-scoring game to the defending national champion Toccoa Falls College, falling 24-18.
Cougars Win Over ACC Behind Kirkley's Dominant Pitching
(3/13/10) Clearwater Christian College defeated Atlanta Christian 3-2 in a key region contest on Saturday night. Sophomore Brent Kirkley took the mound and pitched a gem for the Cougars.
Cougars Drop 1st Region Game to ACC
(3/13/10) Clearwater Christian College lost 14-0 to Atlanta Christian College in their first region game of the 2010 season.
Cougars Struggle Against Cedarville
(3/6/10) Clearwater, FL- The Cougars hosted Cedarville University on Saturday. Clearwater had previously swept a double header against Cedarville for their first two wins of the year.
Cougars Come Up Short Against Point Park
(3/4/10) Clearwater,FL- The Cougars hosted Point Park on Thursday evening at Northside. Clearwater looked to continue their hot streak, and improve their win streak to 4.
CCC Sophomore Receives NCCAA Athlete of the Week Award
(3/4/10) Sophomore Brent Kirkley was named Student Athlete of the Week by the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) for the week of February 22-28, 2010.
Cougars Rally Late to Beat Pasco Hernando
(3/2/10) Clearwater, FL- The Cougars hosted Pasco Hernando on Tuesday in what looked to be a very tough game for Clearwater. Mark Rawsthorne started the game for CCC and pitched well against a high powered Pasco Hernando offense.
Cougars Ride Kirkley's Dominant Performance to Sweep of Cedarville
(2/27/10) Clearwater, FL- The Cougars took the field for a game against Cedarville on Saturday night. Clearwater sent their sophomore ace, Brent Kirkley, to the mound.
Cougars Win First Game; Defeat Cedarville
(2/27/10) Clearwater, FL- The Cougars hosted Cedarville University on Saturday afternoon. The game was moved from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. due to a rain delay, but that did not affect the determination of the Cougars to win their first game.
Cougars Look to Rebound Against Goshen College
(2/22/10) Clearwater, FL- Clearwater sent Freshman Josh Williams to the hill in the second game of a double header against Goshen College.
Cougars Drop First of Two Against Goshen
(2/22/10) Clearwater, FL- The Cougars hosted Goshen College for a double header on Monday evening. Brent Kirkley took the mound for Clearwater and looked to give the Cougars a quality start, and hopefully their first win of the year.
Cougars Drop Second Game of Double Header to Pasco Hernando
(2/20/10) New Port Richey, FL- In game 2 of the double header, Clearwater was still having problems keeping the Pasco Hernando offense under control.
Cougars Travel to Pasco for Double Header
(2/20/10) New Port Richey, FL- The Cougars traveled to Pasco Hernando Community College. Josh Rebandt started the game for Clearwater and had a strong outing.
Cougars Come Up Short Against Eckerd
(2/18/10) St. Petersburg, FL- The Cougars traveled to play Eckerd College on Thursday. Clearwater came into this game looking to shake off the tough loss from last week.
Cougars Come Up Short Against Eckerd
(2/11/10) Clearwater, FL- The Cougars were in action on Thursday night against Eckerd College, a NCAA program. Sophomore Brent Kirkley took the hill for Clearwater and had a productive start, striking out the side in the top of the first.
Cougars Fall to Northwood in Second Game of Double Header
(2/6/10) Clearwater, FL- In the second game of the double header the Cougars looked to Senior Luis Ramos to shut out the Northwood bats.
Cougars Drop First Game of Double Header to Northwood
(2/6/10) Clearwater, FL- The Cougars hosted Northwood in a double header on Saturday. Junior Josh Rebandt was on the hill for the Cougars and looked to give CCC a strong outing against a high powered Northwood offense.
Cougars Drop Opener to Fire
(2/3/10) Lakeland, FL- The Cougar Baseball team traveled to Lakeland to play Southeastern University on Tuesday, losing 11-2 in their season opener. The Cougars played well early and were up 2-1 in the third inning with the possibility of adding to the lead with the bases loaded and nobody out. Southeastern was able to avoid a big inning by coming up with key double play. Starter Brent Kirkley had a great start and pitched 3 1/3 innings allowing only one run.
Cougars Take Exhibition Game Over Alumni
(1/18/10) Clearwater, FL- The Clearwater Christian College Cougar baseball team defeated the Alumni team 13-10 to open the season.
Hernandez New Baseball Coach
(7/21/09) Clearwater Christian College is pleased to welcome a new baseball coach to the family.