Miners dominate Eagles in season opener

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The San Manuel Miners’ baseball team crushed Tohono O’Odham in its season opener last Thursday, 20 – 0. The team couldn’t have had a better start to what could be a championship season.

The Miners took on a winless Imagine Prep Coolidge ball club on March 4 before a double-header March 5. The Miners will play Coolidge and Fountain Hills in the double-header as part of the Florence Tournament.

The tournament games will start at 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., respectively on March 5.

Andy Luberda (873 Posts)

Andy Luberda began writing for Copper Area News Publishers (CANP) in February 2013 after working15 years in Healthcare Financial Management. Andy covers sports for eight high schools. His stories are published in the Southeast Valley Ledger, Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner and Superior Sun. Additionally, he has written human interest stories and business profiles. In May 2012, he earned an AAS in Sports Management at Central Arizona College. Andy is currently earning a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from ASU’s Hugh Downs School of Communication. Andy is scheduled to complete his degree December 2014. He was born and raised in Des Plaines, Ill. In 1992, he relocated to Arizona. After a short return to Des Plaines in 1997, he returned to the Phoenix area two years later. He and his wife, Kelli, have three sons – AJ, Kyle, and Kade.


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