Major League Encouragement

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Jasper native and professional baseball player Scott Rolen stopped by the Jasper Youth Sports Complex on Wednesday to wish good luck to Jasper’s 14-year-old Babe Ruth all-star team, including Jake Ruxer, left, Ethan Schroeder, Cale Kilian and Adam Hedinger, all 14, and Andrew Schmitt, Tanner Egbert, 15, Mason Thewes and Jared Sermersheim, all 15. The squad went through its last practice Wednesday before leaving early Friday morning for the Babe Ruth World Series in Moses Lake, Wash. A story about the team’s run to the series is planned for Friday’s Herald.

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