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San Jacinto College-North’s Kaleb Roper, left, and Tristan Metten, right, cross home plate Thursday night with Patrick Gleason during the Challenger Baseball game at Canyon View Park. The two Gators players were buddies to Gleason and escorted him around the bases after a home run.

Playing baseball with Challenger kids a joy for JUCO players

The Dyersburg State Community College (Tennessee) baseball team is used to making a difference in its community.
The Eagles volunteer with the local Kiwanis Club, give out Christmas gifts to local families in need and host a “haunted trail” during Halloween to raise money for local charities.

New school boss will make more than predecessor

Incoming School District 51 Superintendent Ken Haptonstall will receive a different and considerably more lucrative salary and benefits package than the man who has occupied the post for the last eight years.

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