Mommy’s Girl

By DAVID W. HEALY,

Rebekka Herman sees a lot of herself when she watches her daughter, Aubree, play baseball.

Aubree is now five years old and plays shortstop for the MMC Rockets at the Delta Sportsplex. From her wheelchair inside of the dugout, Rebekka cheers for every great play her daughter makes.





The essence of hitting: Former Major League great Reggie Smith holds baseball clinic

By DAVID W. HEALY,

“I am going to do something different now,” former MLB player Reggie Smith said to youngster Elias Abide as he held the baseball in his hand. “Have you ever seen a curve ball? I am going to throw you a curveball, and I want you to try and hit it.”

Smash!







Delta State University swimmer Allison Brownlee teaching lessons at Greenville YMCA

By DAVID W. HEALY,

Allison Brownlee spent her summers in Derry, Pennsylvania in the pool, but she was not just playing Sharks and Minnows and Marco Polo. For years, she practiced to become the best swimmer she could be and her hard work paid off when she earned a swimming scholarship to Delta State University.





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