■ Tomcats sign pair of freshmen (CollegeSummerBall.blogspot.com)
The Texas Tomcats have announced the signing of two freshmen to their 2010 inaugural season roster. Eric Garcia of the University of Missouri and Ryan Guedry of Navarro College will both don the purple, black, and silver colors of the Texas Tomcats this summer.
■ Pursuit of scholarships rewarding, stressful (El Paso Times)
Many student-athletes work endlessly, often missing out on some of the common experiences of being a teenager, in order to reach the next level.
That's what the past two years have been like for Ian Ekery, a Franklin baseball player who signed a national letter of intent play at Missouri.
"I started getting really serious the summer between sophomore and junior year," Ekery said. "I started going to more camps and individual school showcases."