GOODMAN --- Holmes Community College's baseball team had nine players to receive preseason honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association.
Holmes had players on the Top Incoming Freshman list, Top Returning Pitchers list and Top Position Players list.
On the Top Returning Pitchers list, the Bulldogs had Michael Harrison from Magee and Cody Greer from Water Valley. Harrison finished last season at 3-3. He went 24 2/3 innings with 30 strikeouts. Greer finished 2-4 in 43 1/3 innings with 23 strikeouts.
On the Top Returning Position Players list, the Bulldogs had Tyler Hines from Morton, Jarvis Griffith from Taylorsville, Geoffrey King from Southaven and Carr McMorris from Taylorsville. Last season, Hines batted .321, Griffith batted .234, McMorris batted .308 and King batted .326.
On the Top Incoming Freshman list, the Bulldogs had Chase Allen, a right-handed pitcher from Florence, Dylan Creel, a right-handed pitcher and infielder from Clinton and Scott Shearer, a left-handed pitcher from Independence.
The Bulldogs open the season on Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. versus Faulkner University JV with a 5 p.m. versus Wallace, Selma, Ala. to follow. The games will be played at Wallace-Selma, Ala.