Valpo's Kaleb Hannahs (Photo courtesy of Middle Tennessee State Athletics)


To Play For Dad Or Not? Valparaiso Offers Case Study In Coaches’ Sons


Indiana State coach Mitch Hannahs doesn’t want his son getting a big hit April 16, 17 or 18.

Those are the dates when the Valparaiso Crusaders are set to visit Indiana State. Valparaiso is led by starting third baseman Kaleb Hannahs, son of the Sycamores coach.

“I would say my father has an advantage. If anybody knows how to get me out, it would be Indiana State and my dad. I may have to bribe him into giving me some middle fastballs,” Kaleb joked.

Mitch Hannahs said he won’t be completely relentless in terms of rooting for his son’s failure[…]