2013-03-28 / Sports

Sports Brief

Lady Emeralds’ softball team will head to Dome

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Lady Emerald softball team will kick off their 2013 schedule participating in the 10th annual Marquette Senior High School Spring Swing in Marquette March 29-30. The event will be held indoors at Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome.

This will be the first outing for new head coach Jessica Nord.

The squad will take to the field Friday night at 5:30 where they will bat against Gladstone.

They will return to the field at 9 a.m. Saturday against Superior Central.

At 1:30 p.m. Manistique will compete against Houghton.

After this weekend it will be a few weeks before the girls will be able to get back on the field due this winters snow accumulation. With weather conditions as they are, softball teams throughout the Upper Peninsula will be scrambling to look for makeup days in an already tight schedule.

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