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Darton’s Salas making most of opportunity in America

Darton State second baseman Luis Salas grew up in extreme poverty in the Dominican Republic but has found a home with the Cavs and might end up being the best player to come through the program.

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Darton softball coach leaves for high school gig in Mississippi

Eric Neel resigns after one year with Lady Cavs

First-year Darton State softball coach Eric Neel handed in his resignation earlier this week and is awaiting approval to be named head coach at Biloxi High School in Mississippi.

Darton women's soccer eliminated from nationals in tiebreaker

Lady Cavsfailto advance to national semifinals

A Darton women’s soccer team that withstood devastating injuries to post a 20-1 regular-season record and No. 4 national seed finally saw its run come to an end Thursday with a loss to Butler Community College in a national tournament tiebreaker.

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No. 2 Cavs tie No. 7 Eastern Florida State, 2-2

Trying to avenge its only loss of the season, Darton was forced to play a man down in the second half but still managed to tie No. 7 Eastern Florida State.

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Dover returns as Darton golf coach

Darton Director of Golf Dale Dover, who coached the team for nine years before stepping down in 2011, is resuming his role as head coach, while former Cavs golfer Gary Hilton is hired as an assistant coach. (Updated with additional quotes and detail)

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LOCAL COLLEGE/PREP NOTEBOOK: Ex-Darton star Ramos signs professional soccer contract

Former Darton star midfielder Diego Ramos, who was named the 2011 NJCAA Player of the Year, signs a professional contract with Club Deportiva Victoria, a high-profile team in Honduras. (ADDS: Darton golf, GSW basketball, SGA softball)

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Long strides

Darton baseball coach Scot Hemmings turned position player Chris Long into a pitcher last fall, and in less than a year Long emerged as the team's top arm, leading to his being drafted by the San Diego Padres in June.

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DARTON NOTEBOOK: Golfers stick with Cavs despite coach’s departure

Despite the sudden and unexpected resignation of Darton golf coach Bill Jones III nearly two months ago, the program hasn’t lost a single commitment or current player. (ADDS: Darton lacrosse)

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Darton’s Long signs MLB deal with Padres

Despite not pitching a lick before this season, Darton's Chris Long was a natural when he finally gave it a shot --- so much so, the San Diego Padres drafted him earlier this month and then signed him Saturday.

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DARTON NOTEBOOK: Lady Cavs hoops adds another former D-I player to stellar recruiting class; ex-Darton softball coach hired by Division I Virginia

With the addition of Auburn transfer Cedricka Sweeting, Darton coach Lea Henry will now have four players with Division I talent on next year's roster.

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Henry hits gold mine with Darton’s latest recruiting class

Three players with Division I talent will suit up for the Darton women's basketball team next season, including former Lee County star and Herald Super 6er DaQuenna Moore.

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LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Darton baseball’s Wofford named All-American

Cody Wofford earns All-American Honorable Mention after his stellar season for the Cavaliers. (ADDS: ASU PG Gosier transfers; ASU SAAC shines; Darton loses golf coach)

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LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Darton State named No. 4 NJCAA program in nation

A winter sports season that produced three national champions for Darton State is recognized as the fourth-best nationally in the NJCAA. (ADDS: ASU top women's program; GSW golfer Gahman, other Hurricanes honored)

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Darton golf turns in worst finish at nationals in 10 years

The Cavs shoot a final round 297 in the NJCAA national tournament and finish 12th in the 24-team field — the worst they have placed in the last decade.

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COLLEGE GOLF ROUNDUP: Cavs golf team 18 shots off lead with one round left at nationals; UGA in fourth after Day 1 of NCAA D-I Regionals

Darton betters its score during Round 3 at nationals Thursday, but the Cavs find themselves with a seemingly insurmountable deficit heading into today’s final round in Lubbock, Texas.



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