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Highlands Baseball Start Up to the Season

Jenna Richey
HIghlands Varsity Baseball Team walking onto the field. (2022-2023)

Can you feel the excitement in the air? That’s right, it’s time to dust off those gloves, oil up those bats, and get ready for the crack of the bat because high school baseball season is finally here!

One of the coolest things about high school baseball is that it brings together players from all walks of life. You’ve got the jocks, the brains, the artists, and the class clowns all coming together to chase that championship dream. It’s like a real-life version of those underdog sports movies we all love.

But before we can hit the field and start slugging home runs, there’s a lot of preparation to be done. From tryouts to practice sessions, coaches are putting us through our paces to make sure we’re ready to represent our school with pride. It’s all about dedication, teamwork, and a whole lot of sweat (and maybe a few tears).

Senior Brody Benke said: “I didn’t miss a workout during the offseason and just did as much work as I could to be the best I could and help the team out as much as possible.”

And let’s not forget about the fans! Whether it’s our Bluebird parents cheering from the stands or our classmates chanting from the bleachers, there’s nothing like the feeling of having a crowd behind you. Plus, who doesn’t love the sound of a crowd doing the wave?

Of course, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows. High school baseball season also comes with its fair share of challenges. Currently, the varsity team is 5-4. There’s the pressure to perform, the fear of letting your teammates down, and the inevitable losses that come with the territory. But hey, that’s what makes victory taste so sweet, right?

Junior Garret Wiggins, on the Highlands Varsity Baseball Team, says, “Even though we will lose every now and then, we will always pick ourselves up and push to work harder for a major win.”

So as we lace up our cleats and step up to the plate, let’s remember what high school baseball season is all about: having fun, making memories, and leaving it all on the field. Whether we win or lose, at the end of the day, we’re all in this together.

So here’s to a season filled with epic catches, clutch hits, and maybe even a few walk-off homers. Let’s show the world what we’re made of, one game at a time. Play ball!

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