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Emmetsburg Team In Special Olympics State Softball Tournament

By Staff | Aug 4, 2011

WEST DES MOINES Emmetsburg will be represented as one of 20 softball teams from across the state that will play in this year’s Special Olympics Iowa Softball Tournament. The tournament will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Raccoon River Park Softball Complex in West Des Moines. The teams consist of 265 athletes accompanied by 48 coaches.

The tournament begins at 9:30 a.m., with the first pitch being thrown at 9:45 a.m. The action continues through the afternoon with the final games scheduled to begin at 2:45 p.m. The tournament is open to the public and spectators are welcome to attend.