Keith named Diamond Sports

Connors State Head Baseball Coach Perry Keith has been named the 2013 South Central Region Coach of the Year by Diamond Sports.Keith, who led the Cowboys to the 2013 National Junior College Athletic Association College World Series in Grand Junction, Colo., and a fifth place finish, will be recognized at the American Baseball Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame/Coach of the Year banquet on January 3, in Dallas, Texas.Keith has coached at Connors State 28 years compiling a record of 1375-399. He was inducted into the NJCAA Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008. He was the youngest NJCAA coach to win 1,000 games at the age of 42.During his coaching career he has had 11 players reach the major leagues in their career.