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UWP Baseball Team Signs 12-year-old Kenosha Native

Published: March 2, 2018

The UW-Parkside baseball team grew its team roster on Thursday evening, as the Rangers signed 12-year-old Leo Montemurro to the team, a Kenosha native who has been battling brain cancer since he was just 3-years old. 

"We're excited to add somebody with so much character and enthusiasm for the game," head coach Daniel Esposito said. "He's living life to the fullest every day and he's a great example of how people should live their lives." 

UWP Baseball Team and Leo

To read more, check out some of the news coverage below:

WISN
http://www.wisn.com/article/uw-parkside-signs-12-year-old-cancer-survivor-to-baseball-team/19048955  

CBS58
http://www.cbs58.com/news/uw-parkside-signs-local-boy-with-cancerous-brian-tumor-to-baseball-team 

Journal Times
http://journaltimes.com/news/local/love-for-the-game-parkside-embraces-newest-teammate/article_153f282d-9db3-5d73-972b-6973ffe4eacc.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share 

Kenosha News
http://www.kenoshanews.com/news/local/local-boy-fighting-cancer-becomes-parkside-ranger/article_51229871-91fe-5b9e-983f-a13b9ae97779.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share 

TMJ4
https://www.tmj4.com/news/local-news/uw-parkside-baseball-team-makes-boy-with-cancers-dream-come-true

PARKSIDERANGERS.COM
http://parksiderangers.com/news/2018/3/2/baseball-signs-12-year-old-kenosha-native-battling-brain-cancer.aspx

 

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