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Alexandria Beetles head coach Drew Saberhagen hit ground balls to his infield during the team's first practice of the summer on Tuesday night. (Echo Press photo by Eric Morken)

Beetles baseball: Team hopes familiar faces lead to similar success

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The Alexandria Beetles opened up the 2012 season on Wednesday night with a roster it hopes can duplicate the magic is created last summer once everyone is finally here.


The Beetles had 21 players at their first practice on Tuesday night and 17 more who were still playing deep into the postseason for their college teams. First-year head coach Drew Saberhagen feels that is a testament to the talent this team will have once the roster is completely intact.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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