Let’s play ball! … Season right around the corner for youth league baseball and softball

Published 1:16 am Wednesday, March 16, 2022

The return of spring-like temperatures can mean only one thing for local youth who love to play baseball and softball — it’s time to play ball.
Pass by any park that has a big enough field and one will find these young people returning to the greening grass and sandy soil of local fields as practice got underway in earnest on Monday for many teams.
And while there is plenty of rust to grind away on by coaches, the smiles and yells of “where do I go coach” is music to many ears as local residents prepare to move on from the cold months of winter to the freshness of spring.
Star Photographer Brandon Hyde was out and about and caught some of Monday’s practice action at Cat Island Park in Elizabethton.

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