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2008-2009 Baseball Season
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Varsity Baseball-Front Row: Carlton Littlejohn, Justin Hutchinson, Donte Green, Elijah Easley. Middle Row: Demetrius Neal, Thomas Bady, Dominick Tucker, Emmanuel Perry. Back Row: Coach Simmons, Kahjuan Evans, Alex Clark, Demetree Robinson, Assistant Coach Ross.
 
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Junior Varsity Baseball-Front Row: Kevin Harris, Darryl Harris, Lue Xiong, Ramoir Darrington, Deonta Shanklin. Back Row: Demetrius Hatten, Emmanuel Smart, Coach Ben Richardson, Lewis Bady, Calvin Jones.
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Elijah "E.J." Easley; Junior--Wears #1 on the Varsity--Third year playing baseball--Also plays football and wrestles--Earned five letters (Three in wrestling and two in baseball)--Named Most Improved Wrestler (2007-2008 season)--E.J. Says in baseball you need quick thinking. It is a game with a high degree of difficulty.
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Dominick Tucker: Freshman--Wears #5 on Varsity--First year playing baseball--Also plays football--Dominick is playing baseball to help get him in shape for football. He says baseball is fun, but hard to learn.
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Donte Green: Junior--Wears #11 on Varsity--Third year playing baseball--Also plays football and wrestles--Earned six letters (Three in wrestlins, one in football and two in baseball)--Named All Conference in football (2008-2009 season) and wrestling (2008-2009 season)--
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Kahjuan Evans: Junior—Wears #12 on Varsity--Second year playing Baseball—Also plays Football—Earned two letter (one each in footaball and baseball)—Kahjuan believes that baseball is very exciting and intense game.
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Carlton Littlejohn: Junior—Wears #15 on varsity--Third year playing baseball—Also plays football and wrestles—Earned seven letters (three in wrestling, two each in football, and baseball)—Named “All Conference” in three sports, football (2008-2009), wrestling (2007-2008 and 2008-2009) and baseball (2007-2008)—Named Most Improved Player” in both wrestling (2006-2007) and baseball (2006-2007), Named “Most Dedicated Player” in baseball (2007-2008), “Defensive Most Valuable Player” in football (2008-2009), and Most Valuable Wrestler (2008-2009) —Earned a berth in the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament as an individual—Carltonsays baseball is challenging. There is a lot of thinking that goes on in the game. He loves striking out opposing batters.
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Dion Robinson: Freshman—Wears #17 on Varsity--Second year playing baseball—Also plays football and wrestles—Earned three letters (two in wrestling and one in baseball)—Named “Rookie of the Year in wrestling (2007-2008)—Nicknamed “Cookie” by his teammates—Dion says swinging the bat is the best part of the game. Most people do not realize the impact of African Americans on the game of baseball.
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Justin Hutchinson: Junior—Wears #19--Third year playing baseball— Also plays football and wrestles—Earned four letters (Two each in baseball and wrestling), Named “Most Dedicated Player” (2006-2007) and “Most Valuable Player” (2007-2008) in baseball--Justin loves the game of baseball. There is great teamwork needed in order to be successful. You must be extremely coordinated to play. Fundamentals are extremely important to a team's success.
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Thomas Bady: Freshman--Wears # 20 on Varsity and #20 on Junior Varsity--First year playing baseball--Also wrestles--Baseball is Thomas' favorite sport. He loves the feeling when people know you are good at something and cheer for you to even be better.
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Demetree Robinson: Junior—Wears #21 on Varsity--Third year playing baseball—Also plays football—Earned one letter (baseball).--Known as "Joc" to his teammates--Also know for always smiling, even in the face of adversity-- Demetree loves the competitive nature of baseball. You have to be focused to win.
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Demeetrius Neal: Junior-- Wears #22 on Varsity--Third year playing baseball—Also plays football—Earned two letters (one each in football and baseball). Demetrius love baseball. It can help you excell at other sports and help you in life. It teaches you to set goals and reach for them. He says baseball is a fast moving game which requires great hand-eye coordination.
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Alexander Clark: Junior--Wears #24 on Varsity--Third year playing baseball—Also wrestled and plays football—Earned two letters (one each in football and baseball). Alex has developed into a good first baseman. He enjoys the teammates and the fun atmosphere around the game.
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Kevin Harris: 7th grader--Wears #3 on Junior Varsity and #2 on Varsity--First year playing baseball--Kevin has a lot of raw talent and will be a good addition to the varsity if future years. When the season began, he did not feel he was "big" enough to play, but has earned the respect of both his teammates and coaches.
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Calvin Jones: Sophomore--Wears #9 on Junior Varsity and #4 on Varsity--First year playing baseball--Calvin did not realize how much hard work it takes to play baseball.
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Lue Vang: Junior--Wears #10 on Junior Varsity--Second year playing baseball.
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Darryl Harris: Freshman--Wears #14 on Junior Varsity and #8 on Varsity--First year playing baseball. Darryl decided to play baseball because it looked fun.
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Lewis Bady: Freshman--Wears #21 on Junior Varsity--First year playing baseball--Also wrestles--LEwis has always loved baseball. He says it is a thinking sport as well as one of skill and endurance.
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Demetrius Hatten: Freshman--Wears #23 on Junior Varsity--First year playing baseball--Demetrius decided to play baseball this year because it was something new to him.
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Ramoir Darrington: Sophomore--Wears #34 on Junior Varsity--First year playing baseball.
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Deonte Shanklin: 7th grader--First year playing baseball
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Junior Varsity Coach Ben Richardson: First year coaching baseball
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Assistant Coach Tommy Ross: Second year coaching baseball.
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Head Coach Charles Simmons: Fourth year coaching baseball at North--Played Minor League baseball in the Minnesota Twins organization--has coached at a variety of levela and schools--Players refer to him as "Coach."