2014-03-12 / Sports

Sports Brief

Erickson appointed commissioner of Wisconsin Babe Ruth Softball

MANISTIQUE – Doug ‘Hawk” Erickson was recently appointed as the new state commissioner of Babe Ruth Softball for the state of Wisconsin.

In October, Erickson was elected to serve as state commissioner for the state of Michigan. His duties include setting up all state tournaments and sites for both states.

In addition, Erickson was appointed to the Ohio Valley Regional Task Force. As a member of the task force, his responsibilities will include supervising specific fields at a 12-field complex in Cincinnati, Ohio for regional tournaments in July.

Erickson is in his third year as president of CUP Youth Baseball in Manistique.

According to Erickson, projects slated to begin this year include the purchase of a new scoreboard and planning for the installation of lights on the field. A new concession stand was completed last year.

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