Catawba Valley Stars: Welcome


Welcome to the 2016 Catawba Valley Stars!
The Road to the Pros


 The Catawba Valley Stars, located in Hickory, NC, is a charter member of the Carolina-Virginia Collegiate League. The Stars play their home games at L.P. Frans Stadium, home of the Hickory Crawdads (single-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers), and Lenoir Rhyne University.  


For information, contact Stars' General Manager Marvin Speaks, or Marvin Speaks Jr:

coachspeaks@earthlink or (828) 413-7354 or (828) 310-5370

Parents & fans - listen and follow along:

Please use the "Follow for Free" link above on the GameChanger LIVE Scoreboard. Choose to "follow" the Stars team and individual players on GameChanger for live game scores, statistics, etc.

You can also listen to live broadcasts of games by using Search for the Catawba Valley Stars to listen in. 


Congratulations to the most recent Stars to sign professional contracts:


Jeff Degano, LHP - 57th overall pick, New York Yankees

Matt Pope, RHP - 13th round, Francisco Giants

Chase Mullins, LHP - 13th round, Atlanta Braves

Gabriel Gonzalez, RHP - 36th round, Philadelphia Phillies 

Jeremy Sandifer, RHP - White Sands Pupfish, Pecos Independent League

Demitrius Ingram, RHP - White Sands Pupfish, Pecos Independent League 

Kingsley Alarcon, INF - White Sands Pupfish, Pecos Independent League 



Robert Travone Jr., C - free agent, Atlanta Braves

Ben Lott, INF - White Sands Pupfish, Pecos Independent League

Connor Lorenzo, INF - Santa Fe Fuego, Pecos Independent League 


 Catawba Valley Stars Team Sponsors for 2015:

The Stars offensive power provided by Bamboobat
"the new weapon in baseball."

Express Employment: Where the Stars work off the field. 

The Stars' transportation is serviced and maintained by David's Coach & Truck Service; (828) 874-6105. Please feel free to share his name & number with anyone in need of his services. He's one of the best in the business!       

Spinnaker Resorts, Hilton Head Island, SC.

The Gateway Center Hotel for all your lodging needs when visiting the Catawba Valley Stars.

J & S Cafeteria where the Stars love to eat - home cooking at its finest


Marvin Speaks, GM

(828) 413-7354 


L.P. Frans Stadium

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Saturday, April 14
Catawba Valley Stars Baseballs provided by Diamond Sports.

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Saturday, April 14
Catawba Valley Stars offensive power provided by BamBooBat.