Northern Essex Community College baseball is preparing for its opening game in the National Junior College Athletic Association Div. 3 World Series in Tyler, Texas. NECC opens with Nassau Community College Saturday night at 7 p.m. Here NECC players (front to back) Edgardo Medrano, of Salem, N.H., Tyler Johnson of Sanborn Regional, Derek Dolan of Gr. Lowell Tech and Nick Goodin of Dracut sign autographs with local youth baseball players in Tyler, Tex. For more info on the NJAAWS go to http://leagues.iscorecentral.com/njcaad3worldseries.