Ethan Belt is one of Fenwick's returnees this spring. (Item file photo)

Bishop Fenwick baseball team welcomes back old coach

PEABODY -- With a new season quickly approaching, the past two weeks have been all about gaining familiarity and building chemistry for new Bishop Fenwick baseball coach Russ Steeves and the Crusaders.

The former Crusaders head coach from 2008-2011, Steeves returned to Fenwick in December when athletic director Dave Woods tabbed him to replace Kevin Canty. Now the head coach at Wakefield, Canty coached the Crusaders to a 13-10 record last spring and a postseason run to the Division 3 North quarterfinal.

Steeves, who also played baseball at Fenwick, graduated from the school in 1985.

"The most difficult part is meeting kids, most of them for the first time, with having …

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