High Schools
Baseball: Mike Voelkel resigns as coach at Palisades

Mike Voelkel, the baseball coach at Palisades for seven seasons, said Thursday that he has resigned for "personal reasons," along with his assistants. "It was tough to do, but we had to make a decision that was best for us and the kids," he said. "I think they're going to have a great team in 2015." Behind the scenes, there could be another reason for Voelkel's departure. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version of this story stated a Palisades baseball player had been reinstated to the team after violating the team's code of conduct. The student has not been reinstated. -------------------- According to students and...