Report: Tulane baseball assistant Billy Jones leaves program

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Tulane assistant baseball coach Billy Jones is “no longer with” the Green Wave program, according to a Twitter post by’s Kendall Rogers Tuesday night.

Rogers went on to add that the reason for Jones’ departure is “medical issues,” and out of respect for Jones, he would not elaborate.

Jones, a former head coach at Appalachian State, joined Travis Jewett’s staff last year. He has also been an assistant at Oregon State, Arizona State, North Carolina State and Oklahoma State.

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Lenny Vangilder


Lenny was involved in college athletics starting in the early 1980s, when he began working Tulane University sporting events while still attending Archbishop Rummel High School. He continued that relationship as a student at Loyola University, where he graduated in 1987. For the next 11 years, Vangilder worked in the sports information offices at Southwestern Louisiana (now UL-Lafayette) and Tulane;…

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