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Samohi Baseball Coach Baffled by Firing

The school tells Sheldon Philip-Guide, who has two league titles under his belt, that it's moving in a new direction.

The head baseball coach at —who won two Ocean League titles in three years and a couple Coach of the Year awards—is off the roster.

The Santa Monica Daily Press reported Friday that coach Sheldon Philip-Guide was fired last week when the school's administration told him it's headed in a different direction. Philip-Guide told the newspaper he wasn't given a chance to defend his record.

Alumni and players are reportedly upset by the school's decision.

Philip-Guide "is one of the only coaches that puts in time. He's done amazing things for our program," shortstop Mason Landis told the Daily Press.

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