Hanson, Sheppard prepare for Australia trip
July 2, 2002
On Friday, 2002 Havre High graduates Garrett Hanson and Kyle Sheppard will leave the United States for Australia to play baseball.
The two-week trip is a part of the Coast-to-Coast Amateur Baseball Stars Program, which brings youth from all over the country together for camaraderie, competition and fun.
Hanson and Sheppard, both 18, were too old to play American Legion Baseball this summer, thus the interest in the trip overseas.
"We couldn't play this year in Legion and high school baseball isn't offered in the state," Sheppard said. "We wanted to see some live games before heading off to...