high school baseball

December 11, 2020

It’s Not Just Players Who Need to be Who They Are

As coaches, we often talk about the importance of our players being who they are and doing what they do. We want them to use their gifts, play with their personalities, and not try to be someone else. Players who truly know themselves have the best c...

mckeon park
December 3, 2020

McKeon Park Soaring to New Heights

One of the many charms exclusive to baseball parks is the ability to play around with its dimensions. Outfield fences come in all shapes and sizes, such as Fenway Park’s 37-and-a-half-foot Green Monster. Many parks have other endearing quirks, such...

June 1, 2018

Study: Half of all HS pitchers report pain in throwing arm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — More than half of high school baseball pitchers report experiencing pain in their throwing arms during the season. To better understand the cause of these injuries, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical ...

May 23, 2018

Banner flown over HS baseball game calls for coaches’ firing

Critics of the Briarcliff High School (N.Y.) baseball team's coaching staff found an inventive way to voice their displeasure this week by paying for a large banner to fly over the team's playoff game. The banner, which read “Fire Coaches Schrad...

May 16, 2018

New Mexico parents allege ’emotional, mental abuse’ in lawsuit against baseball coaches

The parents of a New Mexico high school baseball player have filed a lawsuit against the team's coaches for alleged emotional and mental abuse that they say forced their son out of the sport. Allegations include the Highland High School coaches "c...

May 3, 2018

N.J. high school baseball player sues coach for telling him to slide

A New Jersey judge is being asked to consider whether a high school baseball coach was "negligent" when he signaled for one of his players to slide during a game, resulting in injury. A judge had already dismissed the case, but the appellate court...

July 11, 2017

Former MLB player Coco Crisp accepts high school coaching job

Former professional baseball player Coco Crisp has reportedly accepted a job coaching high school baseball in southern California. [caption id="attachment_24327" align="alignright" width="241"] Coco Crisp in 2007 as a member of the Boston Red Sox....

March 22, 2017

Baseball coaches accused of beaning hitters at practice

A pair of Tennessee high school baseball coaches are under investigation after they were accused of intentionally hitting batters with pitches during one of the team's practices. The coaches at Two Hardin Valley Academy have been placed on paid ...