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Baseball: Five questions with the War Eagles

Get to know the players behind the Oak Ridge War Eagle baseball team

Oak Ridge War Eagle, Riley McKnight. Pictured in second photo: Luken Baker
Oak Ridge War Eagle, Riley McKnight. Pictured in second photo: Luken Baker

In celebration of the Oak Ridge War Eagle baseball team reaching the UIL Region 2-6A final that will be played this week, we thought it would be nice if we all could get a look at the human side of these talented and classy players. Welcome to our first installment of War Eagle 5-Q (five questions with the War Eagles).

Our first player is future Sam Houston Bearkat baseball player, Riley McKnight. I pointed out baseball because he was given the option of playing both baseball and football by the powers that be in Sam-Land. However, Riley decided on just baseball.

Oak Ridge's Luken Baker
Oak Ridge’s Luken Baker

Our second War Eagle 5-Q subject is the Gatorade National High School Player of the Year, Luken Baker. Most of us have heard all about all of Luken’s baseball honors, ad nauseam. It’s time you met Luken the person…and what a great person this young man is. click here for complete story