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Highland baseball ready for a deep postseason run after a strong regular season

Highland baseball ready for a deep postseason run after a strong regular season

Huskies finished 20-3, on the cusp of Class 1A rankings Highland’s Chase Schultz throws a pitch against New London on June 24, 2022. (Andy Krutsinger/The Union) Highland has played well all baseball season. The Huskies contended for a Southeast Iowa Super Conference North Division title again and were on the cusp of the Iowa High …

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Hokies hail most decorated All-American baseball class

Hokies hail most decorated All-American baseball class

BLACKSBURG – Heading into Independence Day weekend, the Virginia Tech baseball team is proud to celebrate its most decorated All-American class throughout its history as four Hokies have combined to garner 13 such honors for their outstanding diamond performances during the 2022 season. sophomore shortstop Tanner Schobel led Tech’s national year-end honorees with six All-American …

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High school baseball: With an enrollment of 197 students, Oklahoma school finishes No.  1 in top 25 small town rankings

High school baseball: With an enrollment of 197 students, Oklahoma school finishes No. 1 in top 25 small town rankings

Silo (Okla.) may be a small school in a small town, but its baseball team has some big-time credentials. Besides posting a 30-0 record and a 52-game win streak, Silo won its fifth straight spring state championship and has the winningest coach in high school baseball history. Silo also tops the MaxPreps list of the …

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Richard M. Nixon picked his all-time baseball teams as Watergate simmered

Placeholder while article actions load As he dealt with the immediate fallout from the Watergate break-in during the summer of 1972, President Richard M. Nixon set aside time for a different sort of passion project: assembling a list of his all-time greatest baseball players. That effort, which also involved some of his soon-to-be-infamous aides, culminated …

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Skip Bertman talks Ole Miss baseball title, trying to hire Mike Bianco

OXFORD — In another life, Mike Bianco might’ve been a good realtor. Three decades before he led Ole Miss baseball to its first College World Series championship, Bianco turned down the MLB Draft. He had opportunities to keep playing baseball after two solid years at LSU, but he wanted to be practical. Real estate was …

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In full swing: Youth baseball shows renewed life 2 years after lockdown

Eleven-year-old Ian Taylor couldn’t tie the laces of his baseball spikes fast enough. The sweltering 92-degree temperature couldn’t slow Ian or temper his enthusiasm as he hastened toward the ballfield for warmups with his Yankees teammates. They were about to take on the Expos in the ages 10-11 division of West Point Little League. “It’s …

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VFW BASEBALL: Key inning propels Marshall 15U Orange to 11-2 victory against Lamberton | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo by Sam Thiel Marshall 15U’s Cooper Mensink claps after getting a double during their game against Lamberton on Thursday. Marshall 15U defeated Lamberton 11-2. MARSHALL — The Marshall 15U Orange baseball team looked to continue its red-hot offense to close the month of June after scoring 15 runs in Tuesday’s victory against Redwood Valley. …

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Fairmont Post 36 baseball comeback falls short | News, Sports, Jobs

Comeback stalls — Fairmont American Legion Post 36 player Landen Meyerdirk congratulates Nate Soelter (1) after scoring a run as Jack Kosbab walks to the plate against Jackson during action Thursday at Herb Wolf Field in Fairmont. (Photo by Greg Abel) FAiRMONT — The Fairmont American Legion Post 36 team lost a tough 11-9 decision …

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