The youth baseball season is just around the corner. We look forward to making new friendships as well as rekindling the ones from seasons past.
It is clear the Bear River Little League Junior's team is young but was build with high character players and families. Win or lose, the team will keep working hard to improve every pitch, play and swing. The 2014 season will be a year of improvement. In baseball it's not what you do with the first pitch, it's what you do with the last that is the most important.
The 10 young men who will be sporting the 1970's Houston Astros' jersey from the South county are Aaron Sassville the teams lone 14 year old, Branden Sorrenson, Josiah Cregar, Logan Jenkins, Ethan Warner, Elliot Bouchier, Mason Giordano, Trae Nix who are 13 as well as Nate Van Patten and Dean Hopper who are 12.
Age is just a number, it does not provide the details about a person much like a teams win-loss record.
"Statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamp post: for support, not illumination." -Vin Scully.
The boys and I have history together, in previous seasons, may it be baseball or basketball, I have coached every one of these boys. What is clear to me is what they have in their hearts and I'm sure the team will be tested on a game by game basis.
“Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.”
― John Wooden
― John Wooden
See you in the dirt.