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Sidney edged out in opener


Stephen McKay

Colton Onstott acknowledges center fielder Austin Pile after he gunned down a runner trying to score from third.

Following a long winter, mother nature must have been as anxious for baseball as the large crowd that gathered at Legion Field for opening day.

Although blue skies, warm temperatures and a stiff wind blowing in from center field seemd like a good way to start a season, both Sidney American Legion teams ended up just one run short on Sunday. McCook earned a pair of comeback wins as it toppled the juniors 4-3 and the seniors 3-2.

Lane Harvey went the distance on the hill for the seniors and yielded but one earned run. Yet he was the hard-luck loser in a well pitched game. Jon Spilnek, the Mc...

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