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12/7/2012 10:42:00 AM
Former MHS baseball coach to be honored

NT Sports Staff

Phil Bodine, the baseball coach at Plainfield South and the former baseball coach at Mendota, will be inducted into the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Jan. 26.

The prestigious award is given to recognize those who have provided selfless efforts and long standing commitments to improve Illinois high school baseball.

Bodine coached at Mendota from 1991-2005. During his tenure, he compiled a record of 332-178. Bodine won four sectional titles and qualified for the Class A state tournament three times. Under his direction, MHS placed second in the state in 1996 and third in 2003.

After he left MHS, Bodine coached at Yorkville before settling at Plainfield South.

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