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Providence’s Dylan Rosa the SouthtownStar 2014 Baseball Player of the Year

06/25/2014, 9:15am CDT, By Pat Disabato | | Twitter: @disabato

Providence coach Mark Smith knew he had something “special” the first time he saw Dylan Rosa — then in eighth grade — play at a Celtics summer camp.

Disabato: Southland the capital of Illinois baseball

06/18/2014, 11:00pm CDT, By Pat Disabato | | Twitter: @disabato

Wow. There’s no better word to describe the Southland’s achievements during the high school baseball season

Photo Gallery: Providence wins the 4A State Championship

06/14/2014, 8:45pm CDT, By Staff Report

Check out the action from St. Rita's baseball gave vs. Providence in the 4A State Championship game. Photos by Mike Mantucca/for Sun-Times Media.

Dylan Rosa plays hero role again for Providence

06/09/2014, 7:30pm CDT, By Pat Disabato |

Dylan Rosa's walk-off three-run triple in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted Providence to a thrilling 6-5 victory over Edwardsville at the 4A Champaign Supersectional.

SouthtownStar's baseball notebook

06/03/2014, 6:00pm CDT, By Pat Disabato |

Pat Disabato breaks down area baseball, including a Providence team that is now benefiting in the playoffs after completing a brutal regular season schedule.

St. Rita continues to steamroll the competition, crushes Providence

04/30/2014, 7:45pm CDT, By Logan Malloy

Clinging to a 3-0 advantage to start the sixth inning, Chris Delgadillo knocked in three runs on a double to lead St. Rita to an 8-1 victory in New Lenox.

St. Laurence’s Mike Kornacker steals spotlight against Providence

04/26/2014, 8:55pm CDT, By Tim O'Brien

Mike Kornacker threw a gem in host St. Laurence’s 8-0 victory over Providence in the Catholic League Blue.

SouthtownStar's three things to know

04/15/2014, 9:41pm CDT, By Pat Disabato |

Pat Disabato breaks down three things you should know about Southland area baseball.

Providence outlasts Naperville Central in slugfest

04/08/2014, 10:25pm CDT, By Blake Baumgartner

Dylan Rosa’s two-RBI double highlighted a nine-run explosion in the top of the eighth inning as Providence pulled away for a 17-8 victory over host Napervile Central.

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