July 2, 2009

Calling upon their fighting spirit

Most sports fans think American Legion baseball games can only have two outcomes: A winner and a loser. But Washburn head coach Kip Erickson knows that’s just on paper. In reality baseball games have a contender and an enabler – and the two are not always synonymous with the win/lose records.

Post 12 dropped eight games in a row this week moving their record to 9-9 overall but those numbers are deceiving, the veteran coach pointed out, because they don’t tell the whole story. Erickson has noticed the troubling pattern brewing in his experienced squad, but he knows to look deeper.

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