For the city of Madera, 2016 is proving to be the Year of the cadets.
Madera native and Liberty High School varsity outfielder Caleb Wiens has been accepted into the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. This just as Madera High School’s Eric “Ricky” Niino was admitted was admitted into West Point.
“It’s a big honor, it really is,” said Kevin Rosenwinkel, Wiens’ baseball coach. “It’s hard work, a lot of effort, a lot of time spent and extracurricular, everything.”
The son of Canadian immigrants, Wiens has a family history of service in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Thanks in large part to this, he’s had a lifelong passion for aviation...