he travel team’s visit to the home field of Team Unnamed started well enough. When they arrived the host parents welcomed the players and parents and thanked them for traveling so far to play their team in a rescheduled game.
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If there’s one statistic that reveals the extent to which parents and some coaches are out of control when it comes to pushing their kids to a big payday in professional baseball it’s this one: more than half of all “Tommy John” surgeries in the United States are performed on kids between 15 and 19.
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It was a heck of a moment for the kids of Mounds View who defeated Totino-Grace in the Class 4A, Section 5 final last week when Mounds View pitcher Ty Koehn struck out Totino-Grace’s Jack Kocon to end the game, preserving a 17-to-10 win. Read more →
All Sioux Falls Christian senior Kate Wynja had to do yesterday to win the second round of the Class A state golf meet and her second high school championship was stay quiet.
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Jake Maser, a high school baseball player in Bound Brook, N.J., hit a ball to the centerfield gap during a game in 2016. Easy double.
But Maser figured he could get a triple out of it, so he headed to third which has now sent his coach — John Suk — to court. Read more →
The coach of the Old Rochester High School Bulldogs, in Mattapoisett, Mass., appears to have done everything right once he realized the mismatch his team had on its hands the other day in high school baseball. Read more →
It took a Massachusetts school superintendent to do what a girls basketball coach could not: apologize for running up the score in a sectional playoff game.
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Marshall High School’s stalling strategy against Waseca in Minnesota’s Section 2AAA tournament on Tuesday night made for an ugly game, for many reasons. Read more →
Just another Friday night for the Denfield basketball squad. Read more →
Scott Stanfield sometimes dealt with some of society’s worst when he worked as a cop. But being a boys basketball coach and dealing with some parents is “way worse,” he tells the Brainerd Dispatch. Read more →
It feels as though former NHL player Scott Young was talking to the hockey factories of Minnesota when he was inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame this week in Boston. Read more →
They don’t call the kids on the Caledonia High School football team “champs” for nothing, and it’s not just because they beat Pipestone 57-to-6 on Friday to win the state Class AA football championship, their eighth title in the last 11 years. Read more →
The rules are the rules and it doesn’t matter if Emily Nash, 16, of Lunenburg, Ma., beat all the boys by four strokes in a high school golf tournament. She doesn’t get the trophy for winning the tournament, nor the right to advance to a state tournament for winning the tournament she won, but didn’t. Read more →
Fired Maine high school football coach Duane Greaton says he wants to tell his side of the story and we’re all ears, waiting to find out why the defensive unit of the Gray-New Gloucester football team was told to yell ‘who’s your daddy?’ every time they got to the quarterback for Yarmouth High School.
The quarterback has two mothers. Read more →
Is there a good reason why a boy shouldn’t be allowed to dance on the girl’s team? Maybe, if it denies a spot to Superior High School girls and they’re denied the athletic opportunities that boys have.
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