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New Bloomfield bidding for state baseball title No. 7

New Bloomfield bidding for state baseball title No. 7

June 1st, 2011 in News

Kolby O'Dowd of New Bloomfield works to the plate during Friday's Class 2 quarterfinal game against Elsberry in New Bloomfield.

Photo by Stephen Brooks

NEW BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The connection between the town of New Bloomfield and the game of baseball is a deep one. It's also one that becomes crystal clear after perusing the outfield fence of the baseball diamond adjacent to the high school.

The New Bloomfield Wildcats wear their baseball tradition and success like a proud father.

"It's pretty self-explanatory when you step on the field," New Bloomfield head coach Brandon Talbot said. "Whether you're a visitor or you live here, you can ....