The No. 5 McLennan College baseball team traveled to Cisco, where they split their doubleheader, run-ruling the home team, 12-2 in five innings. Cisco came back to win the late game, 11-7.
McLennan College’s men’s golf team travels to Lubbock for the NJCAA District II Championship. The tournament begins Monday and ends Tuesday. The course is the Rawls Golf Course, a 7,207-yard, par-72 course designed by golf architect Tom Doak. It is the official course for Texas Tech.
They called it “Family Fun Day” at McLennan Community College’s Bosque River Ballpark. The school conducted the promotion in conjunction with a busy day of baseball and softball action at the complex, complete with giveaways for the fans.
McLennan College softball came home to host Vernon College in a doubleheader. The teams split the games, MCC winning the first, 8-0 in five innings, and Vernon winning the second, 4-3, in eight.
Mitch Thompson, head coach of the McLennan Community College baseball team, mentions the statistic with pride. Over the past two years, no college in all of the United States — including four-year schools — has had more catchers selected in the Major League Draft than MCC. During that time, three catchers with ties to MCC have been selected.
When Mitch Thompson encountered a crossroads in his life in early 2012, he turned to the cross and found peace.