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TONY SANCHEZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Regents approve hiring of Tony Sanchez as new head coach at UNLV

  Nevada university regents have approved hiring Bishop Gorman High School's Tony Sanchez as UNLV's new head coach. Sanchez was signed to a four-year contract paying him $500,000 plus bonuses. University officials announced the11-0 vote on Tuesday, days after Sanchez was named to the job by UNLV President Donald Snyder and athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy. UNLV becomes one of...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

UNLV names high school vet Tony Sanchez new head coach

UNLV is taking a gamble on its next football coach. Based on the success Tony Sanchez had at nearby Bishop Gorman High School, the university's hierarchy believes it's worth the risk. UNLV named Sanchez as its head football coach Thursday, joining a small group of Division I schools to hire a head coach directly from the high school ranks. The hiring still must be approved by the...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

UNLV's Sanchez hired from high school ranks

UNLV is taking a gamble on its next football coach. Based on the success Tony Sanchez had at nearby Bishop Gorman High School, the university's hierarchy believes it's worth the risk. UNLV named Sanchez as its head football coach Thursday, joining a small group of Division I schools to hire a head coach directly from the high school ranks. The hiring still must be approved by the...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: UNLV will hire high school coach to be their head football coach

Many sources including the Las Vegas Review Journal are reporting that UNLV will make Bishop Gorman high school coach Tony Sanchez their next head football coach. When they were last looking for a coach, the Rebels dipped into the FCS pool by going with Bobby Hauck. They plucked him out of Montana where he went 80-17 and won three National Championships. It seemed like a great hire...
Via The Student Section
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

UNLV to hire high school coach Tony Sanchez

UNLV is turning to the high school ranks to try fixing their football program. Both Sports Illustrated and the Las Vegas Review Journal report that the Rebels will hire Tony Sanchez as their next head football coach. Sanchez has coached at local powerhouse Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas for the past six seasons,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues: Tony Sanchez Headed to the Dominican

Catcher Tony Sanchez is leaving for the Dominican on Wednesday, going there to play for Toros del Este. He played some first base late in the season this year, but he will go to the Dominican strictly to play catcher. He should probably see action in about 5-7 days. Last year when Andrew Lambo joined his Venezuelan team a few weeks after the season started, he took five days before...
Via Pirates Prospects
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Benefits of Tony Sanchez Playing Winter Ball

Tony Sanchez will play in the Dominicans this upcoming winter, as Pete Ellis reported. Sanchez played 81 games in Triple-A this year, hitting .235 with a .758 OPS. He’s also played 25 games for the Pirates, amounting a .275 average and .669 OPS. In all, it was an inconsistent year for Sanchez at the plate, and the Pirates would like to see him make improvements in his approach...
Via Pirates Prospects
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates option Tony Sanchez to Indianapolis

Tony Sanchez bats during a spring training game The Pittsburgh Pirates activated catcher Chris Stewart from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday and optioned Tony Sanchez to Triple-A Indianapolis. This has some Pirates fans debating the move. Pittsburgh’s offensive woes continue 18 games into the season. One night they put up 11 runs and the next they leave bases loaded twice in...
Via isportsweb.com
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The Pirates need to keep Tony Sanchez in the majors

The Pirates need to keep Tony Sanchez in the MLB and not relegate him back to Indianapolis. It has been rumored that the Pirates have plans to send Sanchez back to AAA once off-season acquisition Chris Stewart is healthy. Stewart is on the mend from a knee injury that he suffered in spring training and he has finally made his way to AAA Indianapolis. However Sanchez has looked solid...
Via isportsweb.com
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez to use ‘Let it Go’ from ‘Frozen’ as at-bat music

Pittsburgh Pirates backup catcher Tony Sanchez has picked one of the more peculiar songs in recent memory as one of the songs he will use when he steps to the plate this season” “Let it Go,” the Oscar winner for “Best Original Song” from the Disney smash, “Frozen.” He’s one with the wind and sky, […] The post Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez to use ‘Let it Go’ from...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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