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Sandburg grad Troy Jones had a Region IV Player of the Year season. JAMES SMITH/TRITON COLLEGE ATHLETICS
Patrick McGavin, Freelance Reporter
4:18 am CDT July 19, 2019

The campus of Triton College rises off Fifth Avenue adjacent North Avenue in River Grove. Gliding north and looking right, the most architecturally significant and impressive structure is the gleaming, picturesque baseball diamond.

It certainly caught the imagination of Troy Jones.

“It is just beautiful there,” Jones said. “That was the number one thing that drew me to the school. Once I saw it, I remember saying that is where I wanted to go and play.”

The feeling was mutual.