Spring baseball and softball practices are underway and the games will start soon for kids across East Texas. For many parents like me that means lots of equipment shopping, meals on the go because practices always seem to be at dinner time, and usually a really bad case of bleacher butt. But it's so much fun. There are at least 5 reasons why little league is awesome, and I bet you can add to the list.
UT-Tyler got a pretty amazing a comeback win in a softball game against Salisbury on Sunday, and one of the biggest moments of the game was an over-the-wall catch by a senior outfielder to rob Salisbury of a home run. Now the Patriots advance to the national championship series.
This weekend the 6th Annual "Midnight Madness" Fast Pitch Softball Tournament is happening in Longview. I've never seen any of the games from previous years, but I think it's a cool idea. The games start tonight (June 8th) at 7 p.m. on all eight of the Lear Softball Fields. Tonight's games should end around 3 a.m. and then pick back up Saturday at 5 p.m. and continue with the finals slat