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Meet Challenger baseball’s Nolan Ryan

Dave Lanning enjoyed a lot of success during his many decades as a football and baseball coach at Fairport High School. So much success that his work as an educator and mentor earned him a spot in the Section V football and baseball halls of fame, as well as the Frontier Field Walk of Fame.
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Even Soggy, Garlic Fest is Great

Chances are good that a lot of people looked at the weather forecast for this weekend and decided that they would scrap their plans to attend the Webster Garlic Festival. That would be a mistake.
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Challenger Baseball World Series takes over Frontier Field

More than 300 kids from all over the area took over Frontier Field, for the "Challenger Baseball World Series." The game brings children who are physically or mentally challenged together. All the players are between four and eighteen years old, and both girls and boys are allowed to play.
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Challenger Miracle Field

Supporters of Challenger Baseball are working to construct a "Miracle Field" in Webster. Ron Kampff, who is helping lead the charge, and wheelchair athlete Joe Slaski discussed the initiative Friday on News 8 at Sunrise.
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Challenger Baseball is What Sport Should be About

Brendan O’Riordan inherited a love of baseball from his father. So it wasn’t surprising that when he was just knee-high to a Louisville Slugger he became a bat boy for the Fairport Little League team his big brother played on and his dad coached.
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Exciting New Challenger Miracle Field Coming to Webster

An organizing committee of local Webster residents has gathered to build a state-of- the-art baseball/multi-field that is especially designed for children in the Webster and greater Rochester area with special needs. The Webster Town Board was presented an inside look at the field and construction plans at our last board workshop. We are excited to…
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