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Update on Adenhart story

by on Jun.08, 2009, under Baseball, Pro Sports

Angels Pitcher Killed BaseballSome news today from the Orange County Register on the other driver in the crash that killed L.A. Angels pitcher and Williamsport HS grad Nick Adenhart. 

Here’s the story from the Associated Press.

We’ll try to keep you posted as this story continues to develop.

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Adenhart was one of ‘his’ guys

by on Apr.12, 2009, under Baseball

Nick Adenhart wasn’t the only Williamsport grad employed by the Angels.

Because of that, Shane Demmitt had a special bond with the young pitcher.

He shares some of his memories here.

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Nick Adenhart: Thanks for the memories

by on Apr.10, 2009, under Baseball, Pro Sports

It was the summer of 1999, and Nick Adenhart and I were both just beginning to hone our separate crafts.

Adenhart was a 12-year-old pitcher on the Halfway Little League All-Star team, and even at that young an age, his name already was being used in tones of awe. “Hey, are you going to see Adenhart pitch tonight?” Soon enough, that question would become the chorus of Washington County baseball.

I was a 19-year-old part-time sports correspondent for The Herald-Mail, armed with a notepad, a scorebook, a love for sports, some ability to put words together (how much ability is up for debate), and not a whole lot else.

I first saw Adenhart pitch at National Little League in a Maryland District 1 11-12 All-Stars playoff game. Everyone there told me before the game that I was in for a treat. They were right.

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