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Coach Al Beavers makes Eagle-Gazette 2017 top 10 sport stories

By Post 11 Fan, 12/31/17, 5:00PM EST


Eagle-Gazette #10: Al Beavers comes out of retirement to lead Post 11

Check out the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette article A look back at the top sports stories of 2017! #10 for 2017 is about Coach Beavers coming out of retirement to lead Post 11.

The original article, Beavers turning back time as he returns to coach Post 11 baseball team, written by Tom Wilson, was published June 14 and featured interviews with Coach Beavers, assistant Coach Dana Rowland, and returners Jaden Rowland and Michael Smith.

In Coach Beavers 25 years at the helm, he led Post 11 to 20 state tournament appearances, including 14 consecutive appearances and a return to the state tournament in 2017.

A special thanks to Tom Wilson and the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette for supporting Fairfield County sports!

To read more about Coach Beavers and his love for Post 11, Lancaster and Fairfield County baseball, check out the Founders section on