Being a three-sport high school athlete isn’t easy. It requires plenty of talent as well as an ability to devote large amounts of time to each of these activities.
There are some athletes like LaRue County’s Connor Baker who have taken it a step further.
This spring, the senior has taken the three-sport athlete commitment and condensed it into a single season, spending his final months as a Hawk as a member of the school’s baseball, track and field and bass fishing teams.
Participating in three different spring sports is something new for Baker, but it certainly has been better than being denied a spring sports season as a junior.
“It was good to be back. Last year, I had big hopes for baseball … and track especially,” Baker said. “It kind of sucked seeing it go out the window, but that gave me some time to work on some things and improve my craft. I’m just glad to be back.”
These three sports are part of what has been a four-sport…