■ The Texas Longhorns are the first big 12 team to release a 2010 schedule. The Horns will come to Simmons Field for the LAST weekend series of the season in 2010, May 21-23.
The Tigers and Longhorns will actually be on the same field much earlier in the season, both at the Astros Classic March 5-7, but they will not play each other during that tournament. They join Texas Tech as Big 12 invitees, playing against Texas Christian, Houston and Rice.
The only other confirmed contest we have found for the Tigers' 2010 schedule is an April 7th matchup against SIU-Edwardsville.
■ There's a new blog called We Are Mizzou, self-described as "The Home of Mizzou Student Athlethe and All Things Black and Gold". It's apparently run by the Student Athlete Advisory Council. The current post is about a Mizzou Baseball athlete: Plackis Hits a Grandslam in the Community:
Andreas Plackis, a sophomore on Mizzou's baseball team set a goal this summer to do 120 community service hours and ended up doing a total of 152 hours of Community Service during the summer! Andreas is the perfect example of a scholar-athlete going above and beyond to serve the community.MU in the Minors
Below are Andreas's personal thoughts and experiences regarding life and community service throughout the summer. . .
■ Culp of Cheer (MySanAntonio.com)
Missions starting pitcher Nathan Culp continues to post impressive showings, working six innings of five-hit ball against Frisco last week. He's 5-4 with a 2.91 ERA in 16 home starts and on 13 outings, he has not walked a batter. Last week's win, his seventh on the year, was the 17th occasion when he has surrendered two or fewer runs.