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A love of baseball

Athletes continue play on American Legion teams

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Taylor Lund smacks the ball during the American Legion’s matchup against Syracuse last week. The Bears won 7-6.

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Jessica Tanner
Leader Assistant Editor

The American Legion competitive baseball season is in full swing this summer under the direction of Bear River High head coach Donald Hawes and his coaching staff. These competitive teams allow high school age athletes, as well as up and coming freshmen, to fine-tune their skills.
The American Legion league, which has been around for more than 15 years, kicked off its season in June and will continue until the state tournament the first week of August.
“This allows them (the players) to play multiple sports. They are still able to work with their other coaches during the summer and work on getting their programs better,” Hawes said.
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2 comments for “A love of baseball

  1. July 11, 2013 at 8:40 am

    Thanks.
    Thats my boy… good job on that pic and article.
    I think we can look forword to Taylor doing more on the football team this year also.
    Great work.

  2. john
    July 11, 2013 at 3:51 pm

    Keep loving baseball ! Don’t be like Riverton, utah and leave the kids with no place to play. Shame on their Mayor ….

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