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Young Cloquet Legion team takes on diamond


July 12, 2019

Dan Saletel

Cloquet Legion first baseman Jack Sorenson stops the ball at first base in an attempt to get the West Duluth runner out in a game at Wade Stadium in Duluth Wednesday evening.

With summer in full swing and the Fourth of July in our rearview mirror, the Cloquet Legion baseball team is preparing for a district tournament right around the corner.

"We are a very young team," fourth-year head coach Bruce Baker said. "Our roster features only three seniors from the Lumberjack roster this season and one player, Tim Pokornowski, who graduated in 2018 from Cloquet."

Pokornowski - the former Cloquet three-sport standout and now a UMD football and baseball player - is a welcome addition to the Legion roster, especially on the pitcher's mound where the team has been short of...

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