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Jones Will Sign With Stanford Wednesday PDF Print
Written by Mike Kelly   
Tuesday, 13 November 2012 20:11

Watauga High baseball coach Pete Hardee has announced that senior Ryder Jones of the Pioneers will officially sign his National Letter of Intent with Stanford University Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. in the WHS Media Center. Jones, who is

the older son of Appalachian State University baseball coach Billy Jones, verbally committed to Stanford in July and wes accepted in September. Jones, who led Stillwater (OK) High to its first state playoff appearance in six years last spring, was also one of 40 players invited to the Team USA tryouts in June in Cary, N.C.




Greg Holland, who played at McDowell High and Western Carolina University, has been named the Pitcher of the Year by the Kansas City Royals. Holland, who completed his third season in the Major Leagues, was 7-4 with a 2.96 earned-run-average after a slow start. He also had 16 saves in 18 opportunities in the last two months of the season.


Photo Courtesy: Ryder Jones, PHOTO SUBMITTED

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