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Sports Column: A healthy hiatus from the Hi-10


Like it or not, amateur baseball is back. I used to love it, but in my fourth season of coverage, I am now firmly planted in the “not.”

The summer of 2012 brought the topic of sportsmanship up at nearly all levels of regional baseball. So much so, the Minnesota State High School League and Minnesota Public Radio chimed in on my efforts to bring to light what I truly believe is ridiculous: The absurd antics of adults either watching, coaching or playing what amounts to a game.

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Robert Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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