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April 28, 2021
Cancer - Michael Sandman's Story of Battling and Winning

Utica High School Head Baseball Coach Michael Sandman on the field as a player and coach has been successful. Now he has set his sights on his battling and defeating a lung cancer diagnosis. His response to the devastating ...


Utica High School Head Baseball Coach Michael Sandman on the field as a player and coach has been successful.  Now he has set his sights on his battling and defeating a lung cancer diagnosis.  His response to the devastating news is inspiring.  Coach Sandman shares his story and how his family, players, coaches and community rally around him.  His positive approach is why he is returning to the dugout much sooner than expected.

  • All-Ohio Pitcher
  • From Utica High School to Ball State University
  • Taking over at his alma mater
  • Getting devastating news
  • Winning the battle
  • Returning for senior night