Two local high school baseball players were selected on the final day of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday. ... Devon Austin, a catcher from Coeur d'Alene High School, was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 45th round. He signed to play college baseball at New Mexico State, so he also has the option of going to school or turning pro/KREM2. More here.
DFO: In the comments section, MikeK points out that Devon is the grandson of long-time Coeur d'Alene Councilman Ron Edinger.