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Okaw Valley Students Shift from Teammates to Umpiring Tandem on the Baseball Diamond

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Photo courtesy of the Shelbyville Daily Union

Okaw Valley High School students Hutson Dickens and Austin Hill ended their high school baseball careers last spring, but their time on the baseball diamond together isn’t coming to an end. The pair are staying connected to the game and making extra money as IHSA umpires.

The Shelbyville Daily Union chronicled Dickens and Hill’s path from six-year-old baseball teammates to calling balls and strikes in a story you can read by clicking here.

Click here to learn how to become an IHSA Official!