Friday, June 29, 2012
This isn't his fist time around.
Pete Ducic is the new baseball coach at St. Edward High School. This isn't his first rodeo. After head coach Danny Allie resigned in May, Ducic agreed to take the post — one he held from 1978-81. According to the Plain Dealer, Ducic left St. Edward in 1981 to become head baseball coach at Cuyahoga Community College and has had coaching roles at Gilmour Academy and Benedictine. He rejoined the school in 2010, taking a post as the assistant head baseball coach.
Monday, April 2, 2012
Lakewood Patch caught up with the former St. Edward baseball standout at Cleveland Indians Spring Training.
Alex Lavisky helped Lakewood's St. Edward High School win the 2010 Ohio state baseball championship. Then was drafted by the Cleveland Indians. Lakewood Patch caught up with Lavisky at Spring Training in Goodyear, AZ. Five quick questions with Alex Lavisky: My dad and older brother went to a World Series game in 1997. I was too young. They came home with a program signed by David Justice and gave it to me. That was the coolest thing. My first spring training last year, I hit like eight bombs (homers). I hit two in a game last year for Lake County. But I think it is just seeing Kenny Lofton working with guys in camp. He’s one of my heroes. Last year in Dayton, we had a long, long rain delay. A bunch of guys took (Captains infielder) Nick …
Alex Lavisky, who helped the Eagles win the 2010 state baseball championship, warming up at Cleveland Indians' Spring Training.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. – Alex Lavisky still exudes boundless energy and confidence at the Cleveland Indians’ spring training camp. Lavisky helped Lakewood's St. Edward High School win the 2010 Ohio state baseball championship – then was drafted by the Tribe. He was coveted by many teams, but didn’t have the best of seasons a year ago. He struggled to hit for the first time in his life, batting only .203 with a whopping 137 strikeouts in 117 games between Lake County and Mahoning Valley. This spring. Indians executives still love Lavisky’s potential, but also are impressed by watching the 21-year-old making adjustments. “We’re very excited about his progress and are optimistic that Alex will start to produce the way we believe he can,” said Ross …