Smith-Cotton, high school baseball begin practice


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Sam Kindle fields a two-hop grounder during practice Monday, Feb. 29 at Dey Field in Liberty Park. The Tigers took grounders, pop flys and practiced first-and-third situations at their first practice of the season last week. Dey Field at Liberty Park is turf on the infield for the first time in Tigers history. The project cost $310,000 and began construction in September.


Jake McFail receives a grounder at shortstop during practice at Dey Field in Liberty Park on Monday, Feb. 29. Smith-Cotton split their full roster into two groups during Monday’s practice, using the infield and outfield to separate the drills. McFail’s group took practiced outfield routes after trying out at shortstop.


Head coach Jud Kindle and the Tigers baseball team break after an in-practice huddle Monday, Feb. 29 at Dey Field in Liberty Park. The first home game for Smith-Cotton is scheduled for Saturday, March 12 in an exhibition Jamboree with Boonville and Moberly. The Tigers’ regular season begins Monday, March 21 at the Florida League High School Invitational and opens at home April 2 against Center. Last season, the Tigers finished 21-4 falling in Districts to Jefferson City.


Alex Agueros

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Sam Kindle fields a two-hop grounder during practice Monday, Feb. 29 at Dey Field in Liberty Park. The Tigers took grounders, pop flys and practiced first-and-third situations at their first practice of the season last week. Dey Field at Liberty Park is turf on the infield for the first time in Tigers history. The project cost $310,000 and began construction in September.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_BaseballPractice1.jpgSam Kindle fields a two-hop grounder during practice Monday, Feb. 29 at Dey Field in Liberty Park. The Tigers took grounders, pop flys and practiced first-and-third situations at their first practice of the season last week. Dey Field at Liberty Park is turf on the infield for the first time in Tigers history. The project cost $310,000 and began construction in September.

Jake McFail receives a grounder at shortstop during practice at Dey Field in Liberty Park on Monday, Feb. 29. Smith-Cotton split their full roster into two groups during Monday’s practice, using the infield and outfield to separate the drills. McFail’s group took practiced outfield routes after trying out at shortstop.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_BaseballPractice2.jpgJake McFail receives a grounder at shortstop during practice at Dey Field in Liberty Park on Monday, Feb. 29. Smith-Cotton split their full roster into two groups during Monday’s practice, using the infield and outfield to separate the drills. McFail’s group took practiced outfield routes after trying out at shortstop.

Head coach Jud Kindle and the Tigers baseball team break after an in-practice huddle Monday, Feb. 29 at Dey Field in Liberty Park. The first home game for Smith-Cotton is scheduled for Saturday, March 12 in an exhibition Jamboree with Boonville and Moberly. The Tigers’ regular season begins Monday, March 21 at the Florida League High School Invitational and opens at home April 2 against Center. Last season, the Tigers finished 21-4 falling in Districts to Jefferson City.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_BaseballPractice3.jpgHead coach Jud Kindle and the Tigers baseball team break after an in-practice huddle Monday, Feb. 29 at Dey Field in Liberty Park. The first home game for Smith-Cotton is scheduled for Saturday, March 12 in an exhibition Jamboree with Boonville and Moberly. The Tigers’ regular season begins Monday, March 21 at the Florida League High School Invitational and opens at home April 2 against Center. Last season, the Tigers finished 21-4 falling in Districts to Jefferson City.

Sam Kindle fields a two-hop grounder during practice Monday, Feb. 29 at Dey Field in Liberty Park. The Tigers took grounders, pop flys and practiced first-and-third situations at their first practice of the season last week.

Dey Field at Liberty Park is turf on the infield for the first time in Tigers history. The project cost $310,000 and began construction in September.

Jake McFail receives a grounder at shortstop during practice at Dey Field in Liberty Park on Monday, Feb. 29. Smith-Cotton split their full roster into two groups during Monday’s practice, using the infield and outfield to separate the drills. McFail’s group took practiced outfield routes after trying out at shortstop.

Head coach Jud Kindle and the Tigers baseball team break after an in-practice huddle Monday, Feb. 29 at Dey Field in Liberty Park.

The first home game for Smith-Cotton is scheduled for Saturday, March 12 in an exhibition Jamboree with Boonville and Moberly. The Tigers’ regular season begins Monday, March 21 at the Florida League High School Invitational and opens at home April 2 against Center.

Last season, the Tigers finished 21-4 falling in Districts to Jefferson City.

Alex Agueros

[email protected]

Alex Agueros can be reached at 660-826-1000, ext. 1483 or on Twitter @abagueros2

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Alex Agueros can be reached at 660-826-1000, ext. 1483 or on Twitter @abagueros2

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