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After CWS finals appearance, Van Horn receives contract extension

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Photographs by Ben Goff

Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn watches from the dugout during a rain delay prior to a College World Series game against Texas Tech on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Omaha, Neb.

Dave Van Horn just completed his 16th season as the Arkansas Razorbacks' baseball coach, and he's planning on coaching a lot more.

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Wowy says...

Great great!! Yes, you heard correctly!! Taking that pitching and that fielding to the finals of the college World Series and coming within a muffed pop foul of winning it all is perhaps the greatest coaching job in history.
Well done Davey boy!!
You have made many of us love baseball again.

Posted 11 July 2018, 3:43 a.m. Suggest removal

GeneralMac says...

Very deserving of a contract extension.

Coach Morris and Coach Anderson will have a difficult time EVER getting their teams that far.

Posted 11 July 2018, 8:35 a.m. Suggest removal

Whippersnapper says...

Great on field results, great off field results (you never hear about UA baseball players getting in trouble), and great financial results (UA baseball is one of the few NCAA baseball programs that generates a profit year over year (most operate at a loss).

Posted 11 July 2018, 11:33 a.m. Suggest removal

MaxCady says...

Guess who won the College World Series 2 years ago? Coastal Carolina, a small liberal arts college in Conway, South Carolina and member of the Sun Belt Conference. How hard could it be??

Posted 11 July 2018, 11:59 a.m. Suggest removal

KnuckleBall says...

Has been the best Coach on the Hill for a Number of Years... the others have a ways to go...!!!

Posted 11 July 2018, 8:49 p.m. Suggest removal

arkateacher54 says...

Give the man a big raise! There isn't a lot more he can do that he hasn't done for the Razorback nation, other than keep doing it, which I am sure he will.

Posted 13 July 2018, 6:30 p.m. Suggest removal

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