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Nathan Davis and the Cosmic Soup of our Universe

  • Written by Derek Johnson

When Nathan Davis was a kid, he’d go outside and gaze into the night sky of his native Connecticut. There were moments that shocked him, that seized his imagination. He could see the Milky Way galaxy super clear. “I would stare in amazement at the number of stars that are up there,” he said.

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Crossfire girls U-16 team finishes 3rd in nation

  • Written by Derek Johnson

The Crossfire girls under 16 team capped off a great season by finishing third in the Elite Clubs National League. Crossing the country to Germantown, Maryland, the girls split a pair of games on July 8th and 9th against two of the nation’s best squads.  

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Caleb Hamilton drafted by Minnesota Twins, now playing in Appalachian League

  • Written by Derek Johnson

It’s Sunday night and Caleb Hamilton isn’t sure what state he’s in. The first month of pro ball has been a whirlwind for the former Woodinville Falcon and Oregon State Beaver. After being drafted last month by the Minnesota Twins, Hamilton headed east to play advanced rookie ball in the Appalachian League. His current team is the Elizabethton Twins. “This town is in the most eastern part of Tennessee,” he said. “I have been to so many states the past three weeks I don’t even know where I am sometimes.”

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Cody Webster finally embracing his past

  • Written by Derek Johnson

On a recent morning at the Northwest Sports Complex, 46-year-old Cody Webster sat in a chair outside the batting cages. This is where he instructs kids on how to be better baseball players. But now he was talking to a 10-year-old boy who mouthed off at an assistant coach. Webster patiently explained why that wasn’t right. Then he said: “Let’s forget what happened and go back out there and try again, okay? Let’s just start over.”

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