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Promising spring Vale softball season canceled over coronavirus

Vale softball player senior Alexys Rodgers signed a letter of intent to play for the College of the Siskiyous in northern California last week at Vale High School. Rodgers said she may play at the catcher position or second base. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

VALE – A week ago the upcoming spring season for the Vale softball team looked bright.

Six returning starters – including four key seniors – were back from a 2019 squad that finished undefeated in league play, and coach Cirbi Morrison was confident. 

Everything changed, though, March 13 when the Oregon School Activities Association suspended all prep practices and games until March 31 because of the COVID-19 outbreak. For Morrison and her team, that means days already slated to hone their skills in practice are gone and a season remains in doubt.

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