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Flynn steps into top slot at Owyhee Irrigation District

Clancy Flynn is the new manager of the Owyhee Irrigation District. Flynn stepped into the post previously held by Jay Chamberlin last fall. (The Enterprise/PAT CALDWELL)

NYSSA – Clancy Flynn wanted to pitch in the big leagues.

The new manager at the Owyhee Irrigation District said he carried the desire to be a Major League Baseball player all through school and into junior college.

His dream evaporated when he was playing fall ball at Wenatchee Valley College.

“The coach called me in to talk about the future. I think we were both kind of thinking I didn’t fit in,” said Flynn.

At the time Flynn had a full load of classes at the college and worked a full-time night job at the local Walmart.

“He was trying to convince . . .