Lebanon Reporter

Local Sports

January 17, 2014

Bennett signs to play baseball at Vincennes

Lebanon senior Jackson Bennett always thought he would be playing college baseball one day.

But at Thursday afternoon's signing ceremony, where Bennett signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Vincennes University, it still hadn't sunk in.

"It kind of feels unreal," Bennett said. "I am still processing it. I have worked hard for it, and I have always thought it was going to happen, but even when it did it kind of caught me by surprise. But it feels great."

Bennett said Vincennes was the main school interested in my, but that the University of Indianapolis showed some interest after Bennett attended a camp there.

Still, Vincennes stood out for him.

"I liked that it was a two-year program, so there is more of a guarantee for me to play," Bennett said. "I would rather go there and play then go to a four-year school and get redshirted. I also like that they had the major that I wanted and it is a good program."

For more of this story, read Friday's Lebanon Reporter.

1
Text Only
Local Sports

Featured items
Click below to browse and order photos


Photos from June 2014

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide