Lennox Post 174 defeats Redfield for 2019 State B Senior Legion title


After suffering their first loss of the State B Tournament held in Lennox last week at the hands of Redfield, the Lennox Post 174 Baseball team battled back and managed to defeat Redfield Post 92 2-0 in the Championship game last Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 6 to win the State Title.

Prior to this State title, the Lennox Legion team captured the state title in 1953 and 1993. In 2015, the Legion split into a senior and junior division. The Lennox Junior team won the state title in 2017 and again in 2018. Many of those same athletes took to the field this past week as members of the Senior team.

Head coach Johnny Mike Kirchner took to facebook to share his thoughts on this year’s team.

“Times weren’t always easy, the scoreboard didn’t always have us on the winning side. But through thick and thin, those boys battled,” he said. “They battle because their parents won’t let them quit, and they would never quit on thei