El Diamante’s Matt Montelongo, left, drops the ball while trying to tag Fresno’s AJ Martinez during baseball playoffs. El Diamante student-athletes no longer have to take a weight training class.
El Diamante’s Matt Montelongo, left, drops the ball while trying to tag Fresno’s AJ Martinez during baseball playoffs. El Diamante student-athletes no longer have to take a weight training class. SILVIA FLORES Fresno Bee file
El Diamante’s Matt Montelongo, left, drops the ball while trying to tag Fresno’s AJ Martinez during baseball playoffs. El Diamante student-athletes no longer have to take a weight training class. SILVIA FLORES Fresno Bee file

Visalia high school drops mandatory weight training for athletes

October 14, 2016 09:00 AM

UPDATED October 14, 2016 07:58 PM

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