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Lakers put on Winter Softball Clinic

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bugandfreinds.jpgYesterday my daughter took part in the LSSU Winter Softball Clinic. Girls from all over the Eastern Upper Penninsula came to learn from the Lady Lakers. The clinic took girls from 8-18 and went over the basics of throwing, fielding, hitting, and base-running. I got there in time to watch my girl in the batting cage. And, unlike Willie Mays Hayes, she did put on a hitting display. I couln’t help beam with pride as she was stroking line drives over the pitchers head. Why shouldn’t I be proud? I’m the one who taught her to hit like that, right? We all live vicariously through out kids, just not everyone admits it. She did have a lot of fun at the clinic, which is what is really important anyway.

The Lakers are a Division II team that plays in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conferance. Unfortunately due to the weather up here, we only get to see them play one or two home games a season.

And, yes, I know my daughter is beautiful, and yes I know it’s because she looks just like her mother.

Photos property of MIB

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2 comments on “Lakers put on Winter Softball Clinic

  1. What an adventure, Mike. You daughter participates in a softball clinic. Great story.

    Happy New Year, wishing you all the best.

    Matthew Tang
    http://matt7.mlblogs.com/

  2. Awesome! So much fun! Thanks for educating on us on the minor league circuit. It has been a great pleasure checking in and I hope to see more in 2010!
    –Jeff
    http://redstatebluestate.mlblogs.com/
    http://mtrredstatebluestate.com

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