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Garrett Powers from Wall HS

has signed with San Angelo State University for the 2015 baseball season.  Garrett is an outstanding defensive outfielder with speed and arm strength, as well as,  possessing a very quick bat that squares  up baseballs at a terrific rate.


Jacob Malatek of the New Braunfels Unicorns and Hardball U Cardinal

has signed an early scholarship agreement with The University of the Incarnate Word.  Jacobs work with the bat and on the mound played a huge roll in Hardball U 18u Cardinals awesome 19-1 record this past summer.


Cole McKay of the Smithson Valley Rangers and Hardball U

committed this week to Louisiana State University of the Southeastern Conference. After a fast and furious summer of baseball competing for an outstanding 19-1 Hardball U Cardinal team and various appearances around the nation to invited events, such as the Area Code Games in Long Beach, California, the high school junior decided it was time to make a college selection from his many choices. This decision, of course, was to the delight of Hardball U owner Jeremy Tyson who himself is a former pitcher for LSU.


Citius Draft Prospects Impress In Arizona

After working out with several other highly sought after 2014 MLB Draft prospects at a nearby Spring Training complex this morning, outfielders Marcus Wilson and Denz’l Chapman rushed over to the Camelback Ranch complex to join their Team Citius Inner City Elite teammates in the second inning. The duo of speedy outfielders who are also high school teammates, each put their wheels to use. After walking his first time up Wilson legged out an infield single by getting down the line in 4.25 seconds before taking second on a ball in the dirt and stealing third with a huge jump. The impressive home to first time was a bit slower than his usual times, partly as a result of having just worked out earlier in the morning and partly as a result of a late start getting out of the box on a check swing. Chapman’s highlight of the game was a well struck foul ball to the pullside while hitting lefty, and he also ran down a ball in the left center gap. Wilson is a high ceiling prospect who enters the spring as a top two round candidate and will be crosschecked heavily between now and June, while Chapman will draw plenty of interest as well.
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Citius USA Players receive All-Tourney Honors

18U – Hitters
1. Marcus Wilson, OF – Los Angeles, CA (Team Citius USA – California)
2. Denz’l Chapman,OF – Los Angeles, CA (Team Citius USA – California)
18U – Pitchers
1. Jorge Gonzalez, P – Laredo, TX (Team Citius USA – Texas)
16U – Hitters
1. Ronnie Washington, OF – Houston, TX (Team Citius USA – Texas)
2. Armando Lopez, 3B – Eagle Pass, TX (Team Citius USA – Texas)
16U – Pitchers
1. Ryan Kincade, P – Samuel Clemens HS-San Antonio, TX (Team Citius USA – South Texas)


After looking at many baseball programs, we sat down with Jeremy and listened to his philosophy regarding our wishes and thoughts for Dalton’s future in baseball. His philosophy to Sheryl and I, was dedication to Dalton and trust in what Hardball U will do for him and our family. From Dalton, good work ethics, listen, love of the game and most of all RESPECT for the game. After many years and roughly 11 seasons of staying loyal to Hardball U, we saw the difference between other programs and what Hardball U provided for Dalton.
Sheryl and I had the luxury of just being parents and spectators and not chasing college applications and worrying if Dalton will make it to the next level. Dalton had the privilege and pleasure of learning from some of the game’s best coaches, seeing great venues and entertaining college offers from all of the exposure he had by playing with Hardball U. His choice is proudly Texas A&M at Corpus Christi, a Division 1 College. Dalton’s talents will take him as far as he wants to go, but with Jeremy and Jerry Tyson and the Hardball U program, he was given more opportunities and exposure to be able to succeed. The Tysons and Hardball U will always be more than just a baseball program to us, they became part of our family. And for that, we will always be grateful.
We found someone that was constantly working for Dalton and his future. The road was a long one, but the journey was well worth the investment. If you are a parent looking for a great fit for your son and have any questions about this program, please feel free to contact us.

Brett and Sheryl D’Spain
210-414-0722


I was very impressed with scout day.  The entire event was first class.  Having it at Blossom Athletic Center and having 12-15 coaches looking at players shows Hardball U has the connections to place players on college teams. I just want to thank you for a great event!

Jim Carroll


Blake Alleman has moved into the starting lineup at Texas A & M at second base as a freshman and is becoming an early impact player for the Aggies.

Texas A&M Aggies Baseball News

Blake Alleman has moved into the starting lineup at Texas A & M at second base as a freshman and is becoming an early impact player for the Aggies

Blake Alleman moves to Texas A&M Aggies Baseball as a freshmen
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Thank You" to Jeremy for allowing my son Matt Hilston the opportunity
to experience playing "2011" summer ball with Hardball U.
Matt has played ball for many, many years year round and has always
wanted the chance to continue to play at the next level.
Jeremy was very successful in getting Matt offers from several
D1, D2 & JUCO programs. Matt's decision to play and go the
JUCO route was the right decision, one he does not regret.
Jeremy was always enthusiastic and worked hard to get Matt's name
out there and get him the best opportunity possible.
If you are looking for an organization to help your son move on to the next level,
I do believe Hardball U is one of the
best programs in the San Antonio area.
Once again, Thanks to Jeremy and the Hardball U staff! ~ Liz Hilston, Mother of Matthew R. Hilston "2011" SVHS


6/7/11
Tyler Ogle was selected today in the 9th Round of the 2011 MLB Player Draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers and was named one of three catchers in the nation as an All-American by Baseball America. See attached link. He was named to 3rd team.   http://www.baseballamerica.com/today/college/awards/all-america-teams/2011/2611952.html


 

 

Results from combine 2 can be found on the www.citiususa website


Spring/Summer tryouts net 151 candidates for 2014 Citius USA teams. Teams to be announced on the 12/24.


Action from the January Team Citius SA Combine

 

 


Check out the National Letters of Intent for Colleges Early Signees

Hardball University is an elite baseball academy grounded in the fundamentals that have made baseball the American pastime. Formerly Alamo Elite Academy, Hardball University is the culmination of a project designed to provide players 10-18 years of age with a multifaceted approach to developing their potential. Each player receives crucial individual instruction while learning to use his abilities for the best advantage of his team. Staff members of the Hardball University organization are committed to readying players for the stair steps to success that occur at each level of organized baseball. Coaches of Hardball U teams have rich backgrounds in the game. All have been players at the collegiate level or beyond. Some have also been high school or college coaches and Division I recruiters. Others have been professional scouts. Such diversity in backgrounds assures that players for Hardball U receive not only excellent instruction but also benefit from a network of contacts as they move from high school into the college arena.

At the heart of the Hardball University philosophy is the belief that every player can, with proper guidance and leadership, meet his goals. A vivid testimony to that philosophy lies in the fact that over 90% of high school seniors who have played for Hardball U and have been rewarded with the opportunity to play college baseball.

Keeping things in perspective before gametime at Hardball U.

 

 

Six players from Team Citius SA Tyson were represented on the Team Citius Texas team that went 2-1-1 in the Perfect Game Regional in Las Vegas. Hayden Corbin, Luke Boyers, Hudson Head, Cal Martin, Hobbs Price, Patrick Kudelka, and players from the Dallas  and Corpus Christi areas tied for the top record at the prestigious event.  The highlight of the event occured when Team Citius Texas came from behind to defeat last year's 12u Little League World Series Champions from San Diego 5-4, handing them their only loss in the tournament.. 

 

 

Team Citius SA 13u ran their season record to an outstanding 13-1 while capturing the Double Play Classic in Austin.  13u has two championships thus far and one runner up finish.

 

Team Citius 12u Navy went undefeated winning the Championship at the Super Series tournament in Taylor.

 

The boys are all smiles as they proudly display their trophies from another golden weekend for Team Citius SA 11u Stracener.

 

 Team Citius 13u ran their winning streak to 8 games before falling in the finals at Lake Travis  still capturing the runner-up trophy.

 

Team Citius SA 14u Tyson captured the 14u championship at the Field of Dreams in Dripping Springs this past weekend going 4-0 in the tournament.

 

Team Citius SA 13u endured bitter cold in Dripping Springs to bring home the championship trophy going 4-0.


Team Citius SA 11u Stracener display their championship rings  after they captured their first tournament win of the new season.



Team Citius SA 10u Olivarez has breezed to championships in the first two tournaments of the year.   

 

 

 

Hardball U 12u proudly display their rings won at the Fall State Tournament in Round Rock going 4-1 and winning the runner up spot.

 

 



Hardball U 12u captured their second medal of the fall as they rallied to win the runner up spot at the Octoberfest Tournament at NCFD.




Fall Haul at Dripping Springs, Hardball U12u swept three games and the championship trophy at the Austin Select one day tournament.




Hardball U 18 Cardinal  met the challenge of one of the top 18u tournaments in Texas as they completed a 6-0 sweep at Texas A and M University in the Brazos Valley Renegades Summer Classic. Cardinal defeated statewide powers,Brazos Valley Renegades, Houston Heat, Houston Sox, Austin Action, McKinney Marshalls and in the finals Buzz Lightning of Waco.

 

Hardball U 12u Cardinal finished the season entering the 13u tournament at the Field of Dreams and came out with their fourth tournament championship of the season.

 

 

Congratulations 13u for finishing second in the Cooperstown Prep Tournament.

 

Hardball U 12u Cardinal captured the championship trophy at the Battle of Omaha during the College World Series.  Cardinal went 6-0 beating teams from Illinois, Utah, Nebraska, Iowa, and Kansas.


 


Hardball U 18u Cardinal smashed to the gold division championship at their first summer tournament at Texas A and M Corpus Christi.


It's a great day to play for " the U"

 

 Coach Noah and his fighting 13u team roared back from an early tournament loss to grab the runner-up spot in the Cinco De Mayo Tournament in San Marcos. 
 "The U" had to run through the gambit of a grueling four games on Sunday.

 

Hardball U Cardinal fought it's way through an extremely tough Major tournament capturing second place in the Super Series tournament at McAllister Park.  Cardinal roared into the finals with an 8-6 victory over a previously unbeaten opponent who was 17-0 at the time.

 

12u Cardinal takes the runner-up medal in the Super Series tournament at McAllister Park while running their record to 12-2.

 

Congratulations to Coach Noah and the 13u for their runner up finish at the USSSA Love of the Game tournament at the Lake Travis field of dreams.

 

 

12u Cardinal captured the runner up trophy at the Blue Diamond Super Series  "Luck of the Irish " tournament.  The Cardinal has run their early season record to 8-1.

 

.  Hardball U 12u Cardinal takes the Championship going 4-0 at NCFD


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