McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

May 17, 2014

Miners' Akins signs with Eastern

By Matt Goisman
Sports Writer

McALESTER — Hartshorne senior Brett Akins signed his Letter of Intent to play baseball for Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton on Friday at Hartshorne High School. Akins, a pitcher and infielder, led the Miners to a 26-9 season, a top-10 ranking in Class 2A, a district title and a berth in the regional championship.

Akins is the four Hartshorne senior to earn an athletic scholarship this year, and the first baseball player. The other were three were football players Dallas Herring and Cody Ward and cheerleader Brooke Irish.

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