Before the sun rises, Bryce Harper’s day has started. As a college freshman, he has five classes to attend and a long list of things to do.
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By adding slugging catcher Bryce Harper to the roster, the College of Southern Nevada welcomed arguably the nation’s top prospect. It also has a baseball team that’s proving worthy of its No. 1 ranking.