Cougar Baseball improves to 2-2 after win over Mountain Heritage

March 7, 2007 CougarSportsNet 0

Coach Hillier
First year coach Bill Hillier led Asheville to its second victory of the season at home over Mountain Heritage 9-7 on March 5. After a 2-2 tie in the first inning, a five-run rally in the third inning gave Asheville an early lead. Asheville would score two more runs in later innings.   Heritage had a rally of their own, but Asheville held onto their lead to win.

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Hillier Named as Baseball Coach

June 8, 2006 CougarSportsNet 0

FROM THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN TIMESby Andrew Pearson, APEARSON@CITIZEN-TIMES.COM
published May 26, 2006 12:15 am

ASHEVILLE– Expectations mean everything to Billy Hillier.Therefore, his primary goal is to raise them as Asheville High's baseball coach. The school announced Thursday that Hillier will replace David Burdette, who resigned after one season and a 6-17 record.

“There aren't going to be any moral victories for us. You either win or lose in baseball,” Hillier said. “We're going to increase the expectation levels here and shoot for being as successful as a program like Roberson.”

Hillier is prepared to become the third Cougars coach in three years after a playing career that included three seasons at UNC Asheville followed by eight years of ACC coaching experience as an assistant at Duke and Wake Forest.

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