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Coming off of its first 40-win season in over 25 years, Louisiana Tech University’s baseball team looks to replenish its arsenal as head coach Lane Burroughs announced the signing of three junior college players who will join the Bulldogs for fall practice. Matt Miller and Kolton Vermillion will Louisiana Tech after two seasons at Heartland Community College in Illinois, while Dalton Skelton spent one season at Jones County Junior College, where he led the Bobcats to a 2016 NJCAA Division II National Championship. “We had immediate needs to fill and we were able to do that,” Burroughs said. “...

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