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Haggard A Do-It-All Athlete

Senior Stays Busy And On Top Of Game For Bentonville Programs

Posted: April 17, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Austin Haggard, Bentonville senior, is not only a three-sport athlete, a rarity when many students in larger school prefer to concentrate on one sport, but he has made significant contributions to football, basketball and baseball teams this season.
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Austin Haggard, Bentonville senior, is not only a three-sport athlete, a rarity when many students in larger school prefer to concentrate on one sport, but he has made significant contributions to football, basketball and baseball teams this season.

Austin Haggard has become a rare commodity when it comes to today’s high school sports. While many athletes choose to focus their attention and talents on just one sport, Haggard has made significant contributions to three different Bentonville teams during his senior year — with little or no rest as he switches from one sport to another.

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Austin Haggard

SCHOOL: Bentonville

CLASS: Senior

HEIGHT: 5-8

WEIGHT: 175

NOTABLE: Has a .385 batting average with 14 runs scored, 10 RBIs and seven stolen bases in 17 games as the Tigers’ starting left fielder. ... Had three hits and scored three runs in Bentonville’s nonconference victory over North Little Rock, the top-ranked team in the Arkansas High School Baseball Coaches Association poll. ... A three-sport athlete, where he was also an all-conference safety on the Tigers football team and an honorable mention all-conference guard on the basketball team.

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