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January 2012

Honors Continue for Western Pioneer Baseball Program


Western's baseball coach, Kurt Russell
Western baseball coach Kurt Russell is ABCA/Diamond Sports Company, NJCAA Division II National Coach of the Year. Russell is one of 10 regional coaches nominated for the honor.

Kurt Russell, Western Oklahoma State College's head baseball coach was named American Baseball Coaches Association, Diamond Sports Company NJCAA Division II National Coach of the Year and the divisions Plains District Regional Coach of the Year. Russell was honored Jan. 6, 2012 at ABCA National Convention in Anaheim, Calif., during the the Hall of Fame and Coach of the Year Banquet. Russell led the Western Pioneer baseball team to capture the World Series Championship title in Enid, Okla., in June 2011.

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