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Xtra Innings
« on: May 26, 2011, 08:25:36 pm »
Why wouldnt they have this showcase in the middle of the state?

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Re: Xtra Innings
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2011, 08:37:49 pm »
Because the guys that came up with it are from Jonesboro. 

Kudos to them by the way.  I wish they had it when I was in high school.  Or maybe they did and they didn't invite me :)

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Re: Xtra Innings
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2011, 09:33:16 pm »
Why wouldnt they have this showcase in the middle of the state?

As coach DePriest said, all of the brass is from NEA. Great facility (ASU), great staff (Prater and the Chastain Family), lots of kids (80+) and tons of scouts (48 college and pro last year).

I think most people agree that it is worth the trip to Jonesboro if you are selected.

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Re: Xtra Innings
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2011, 10:19:43 am »
It was in Little Rock the first four years.  Just easier to host in Jonesboro due to equipment, concessions, merchandise, volunteers, etc.

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Re: Xtra Innings
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2011, 10:26:00 am »
Grannis isn't found on many maps.
What does this mean?

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Re: Xtra Innings
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2011, 10:40:52 am »
It's in Jonesboro, because it's beautiful.

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Re: Xtra Innings
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2011, 10:46:37 am »
That makes sense then, I was just wondering .

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Re: Xtra Innings
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2011, 04:00:39 pm »
Is there a list of who made it in Northeast Arkansas?

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Re: Xtra Innings
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2011, 06:49:10 am »
It's in Jonesboro, because it's beautiful.

I want some of that water,  RP.

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Re: Xtra Innings
« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2011, 10:15:26 pm »
That was a really good event this year. Well put on, and good support by the coaches.

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Re: Xtra Innings
« Reply #10 on: August 09, 2011, 01:58:21 pm »
If your son gets the opportunity, go.  Scouts were everywhere the 1st day. Very well run, great facilities, and the team coaches were great. Southeast went 3-0 in there games, team was loaded. I do think they should have tryouts, I think this would help in getting the best talent there.  Awesome time and opportunity, definitely 1st class deal. 

 

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