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Cream team takes lead in IU fall baseball series

With two games left in the annual fall Cream & Crimson intrasquad series for the IU baseball team, the Cream team took control of the series with a narrow 2-1 win Thursday at Sembower Field.

IU head baseball coach Tracy Smith watches the Hoosiers play Louisville during the 2009 season at Patterson Stadium.

Indiana Man: IU baseball coach sticks with program, has no regrets

The reason IU baseball coach Tracy Smith still sits in his office might be from a framed image, one of the most important items in the room.The crimson letters read “The Spirit of Indiana: 24 Sports, One Team.” And unlike most mantras he comes across, Smith knows this one works.

Famed Yankee owner dies at 80

A person close to George Steinbrenner tells The Associated Press that the New York Yankees' owner died Tuesday morning.

Dickerson reflects on success

Dickerson was the first player in IU history to win Big Ten Freshman of the Year and Big Ten Player of the Year in consecutive seasons. He was also part of the Second Team All-Big Ten, a third team All-Mideast Region selection, and a recipient of Freshman All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball and the National Collegiate Baseball Writer’s Association.

The IU baseball team prepares to hit against Indiana State on April 28 at Sembower Field. The Hoosiers expected to have a new field by this year, but the IU Athletics Department is waiting on more funds to finish the project.

Reward success, not reputation

The best way to keep up the momentum backing the baseball program would be a new stadium. I like the 59-year-old Sembower Field; don’t get me wrong. But I think we can do better than the 2,250 seating capacity, which fills up more often than one might think.

Hoosiers will need balanced attack against Fighting Illini

Taking a look at the IU baseball team’s last five wins, one might conclude that the team knows how to win close games. But a closer look at the scores — 10-7, 18-17, 1-0, 11-9, and 12-11 — shows a disturbing trend of needing to out-muscle the opposition.

Hoosiers face must-win series against Illinois

IU (25-24, 10-11) faces Illinois (25-24, 9-12) in the final conference series of the year on Friday, with a chance to defend last year’s Big Ten Tournament championship on the line.

Hoosiers battle back to defeat Wildcats

The Hoosiers (24-22) capped a wild finish against Kentucky (26-22) when a two-out, 10th inning double from senior Michael Earley plated two runs to give IU the 18-17 win

Carr, Squires hold off Northwestern

The Hoosiers (23-22, 9-9) won a pitchers’ duel 1-0 over Northwestern (21-27, 10-8) in the series finale and deciding game in their 3-game series at Rocky Miller Park Sunday.

IU catcher Dylan Swift tags out Purdue designated hitter Drew Madia during IU's 10-7 loss to the Boilermakers Sunday at Sembower Field.

IU loses 2 of 3 in dramatic Purdue series

A variety of weather conditions — including a near rainout in the series finale – couldn’t slow the offense from either side of the baseball diamond this weekend at Sembower Field.

Hoosiers ready for battle with Boilermakers

The Hoosiers play host to Purdue (24-16) heading into the fifth weekend of conference play with a 20-19 overall record. The Boilermakers are red-hot, winning eight of their last 10. IU, on the other hand, has lost four of its last five.

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