It’s been a whirlwind 24 hours for James Matter Jr. After months of uncertainty about whether the 7th Annual Veterans Memorial Softball Classic would be held, the green light was finally given, much to his delight.
Hazel Eaton and Ellie Milesnick insist it wasn’t planned. The fact that they’ll continue to be softball teammates over the next two years is just a happy coincidence.
Like many coaches around the country, Joey Roberts is simply trying to retain his sanity. There are no balls to throw, bats to swing or bases to run, so Belgrade’s first-year head softball coach has been forced to find other ways to pass time this spring during the COVID-19 outbreak.
It’s still a little more than four months away, but organizer James Matter Jr. is already considering alternatives for the 7th Annual Veterans Memorial Softball Classic.
Five members of Belgrade’s three-time state champion softball team will compete in the 6th Annual Veterans Memorial Softball Classic this weekend.