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Haston leaves for college coaching position
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Joey Haston will be coaching baseball next year, but it won’t be at Warren County High School.Haston turned in his official letter of resignation on Wednesday morning after agreeing to take an assistant coaching position with Southwest Oregon Community College.Haston served as the Pioneers head coach for one season, leading the team to a 10-17 finish. Haston was also with the team in 2009, when he served as the pitching coach for coach Jimmy Walker.Haston graduated from Warren County High School in 2004, where he was an all-district pitcher his senior season.Haston found leading his high school alma mater to be a challenge, but hopes the program can continue in the right direction after his departure.“It was a challenge, but a good learning experience,” said Haston. “I only hope things will get better for the program though.“The guys on the team are quality young men.”Haston will serve as the pitching coach for the Lakers.