Har-Ber hires Bradley to coach baseball

Posted: June 6, 2014 at 2:40 p.m.

Ron Bradley was hired Friday as head baseball coach at Springdale Har-Ber.

Ron Bradley was hired Friday as head baseball coach at Springdale Har-Ber.

Ron Bradley, who led Rogers State (Okla.) University to the NAIA World Series three times, has been named baseball coach at Springdale Har-Ber, it was announced Friday.

Bradley had a record of 281-188 in nine years at Rogers State, which is located in Claremore, Oklahoma. He guided his teams to the NAIA World Series in 2011, 2012 and 2013, finishing second in 2012. Rogers State was 49-16 in its NAIA runnerup season.

Before going to Rogers State, Bradley coached at several high schools, leading teams to state championships at the 2A, 4A, 5A and 6A levels.

His first state title came at West Fork. He also guided Claremore and Jenks to state championships in Oklahoma.

“I’m excited to return to Northwest Arkansas,” Bradley said. “It is my home area. I look forward to the privilege of coaching at Har-Ber, a school I have watched grow from its beginning. Har-Ber has had a great history of success and I look forward to building on that.”

Bradley is a graduate of Southwest Baptist University.


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