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Snowshoe baseball opens on schedule despite heavy rainSubmitted: 06/18/2018
Story By Mark Spillane

Snowshoe baseball opens on schedule despite heavy rain
LAKE TOMAHAWK -
Heavy rain this weekend nearly delayed the start of Lake Tomahawk's snowshoe baseball season.

The Snowhawks will begin their 12 game schedule Monday night against Newswatch 12.

Early Monday, it looked like the field at Snowshoe Park might be too wet to play on.

Snowhawks Manager Jeff Smith said the sun Monday afternoon has helped prepare the wood chips on the field for the game.

"Once you get them ruffed up, it kind of pulls the moisture out. It's kind of nice to have the sun going, because it will dry some of that right up. It takes a little while, it takes a little wind, but with everything going on now it's going to make big improvements by game time," said Smith.


Smith worried the rain might have canceled the game. But the field dried out quickly.

He said he was hoping for a good crowd.

"Usually when they forecast rain, people are a little apprehensive of coming out, but this is going to be a beautiful night. We're looking for big crowds. We've had a lot of buzz since Memorial weekend. We're looking for a good night," said Smith.

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