Staff Reporter 

New coach, new look for Spokane Blue Devils

Three Cheney players keep West Plains connection for AAA American Legion team


Paul Delaney

Despite missing Cheney's Great Northern League baseball season, Tristan Flippo earned the job as the No. 1 catcher for the Spokane Blue Devils.

The bright red jerseys are not the only thing different about the Spokane Blue Devils AAA American Legion baseball team in 2014.

Outside of the look, the Blue Devils are being led by a new head coach, Steve Hare. This change came in the offseason after longtime coach Tony Byrne had to give up the job due to new demands in his regular career.

Other than that it's pretty much business as usual for one of six teams in the Spokane Senior Legion league, including the team always having a West Plains connection.

This year that consists of three Cheney High School players, Kyle Barsness, Tristan F...

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