Legion Baseball Committee receives $98,000 in grants for McCarthy, Moore, Kiwanis ball fields

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By Lauren Brant

The American Legion Baseball Committee began writing grants last February to help upgrade the Moore, McCarthy and Kiwanis ball fields in Gordon.

Casey Slama coordinated with grant writer Diana Hutchinson to apply for The Baseball Tomorrow Fund through the Major League Baseball grant earlier this year. The committee received the grant, but the construction company that was going to complete the project had a financial situation arise. The grant money was returned to MLB.

Rick

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Extra Innings added to Modisett Ball Park

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By Jordan Huether

At one time, it was said that Modisett Ball Park was the finest in all of western Nebraska, but during its re-dedication Sunday night, those in attendance wouldn’t have traded it for any other park in the world. Approaching the ball park gave a person the feeling of such nostalgia that I almost expected to see a 20-year-old Hank Aaron step up to the plate. No detail was neglected, no matter how minute, which only added to the sensation of stepping back in time. As you can see

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