By Paul Delaney
Cheney Free Press 

Summer Hawks A's: It is all about A,B,Cs

'It's more just teaching them the right way'


Last updated 6/8/2023 at 8:52am

Cheney Summer Hawks

The 2023 Cheney Summer Hawks American Legion A team. Bottom (L-R): Kyle Reisenauer, Blahne Shuman, Kort Schmitt, Kolby Simmons, Carter Edwards, Eli Ulrich, Kaden Rasmussen, Isaiah Quarles. Top: Aaron Rockey (head coach), Tucker Nicol, Carter Owens, Stevie Rasmussen, Brody Allaire, Ben Bean, Lucas Eckhardt, Brody Allaire, Steve Rasmussen (asst. coach).

The basics of the game of baseball are the focus of Cheney Summer Hawks A American Legion team head coach Aaron Rockey insists.

Wins and losses will take precedent later in the game he says but for now it's learning on all levels.

Rockey, a 2003 Cheney High School grad, and who has coached the better part of the prior two decades, is back as head coach after spending the past couple of seasons in what he called intermediate Little League. "I had a few of these kids on that team."

"It's been a few handful years - I think three or four - since I coached the single A Legion team," Rockey said....

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