A hodgepodge of people, including City crew members, 5 Star Rentals employees, and Thrashers softball players and parents, work together to remove the grass from the infield at the practice baseball field. Some who helped are pictured from left, Sergio Ramirez, Chelsee Adler, Victoria Timm, Jimena Nuñez, John ZIlla and Correy Koellner. — Johnson Publications
Practice baseball field gets facelift
Many hands made a quick job of removing grass from the infield of the smaller practice baseball field across from the City ballpark. The practice field hasn’t seen much use in recent years due to the condition it’s been in, but that should change soon.
Last Friday, June 1, the City took its first steps toward making it a usable facility again. Recreation director Victoria Timm said that the plan is to set it up as a regulation-sized softball field so that baseball games and softball or T-ball games can be played at the same time. During the summer especially, she said, the demand for the ballfield is high, and it’s difficult to accommodate all the different teams on just one field.
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