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In the heart of softball season

Cody Anderson of the Houle'igans Alborn Tavern team is ready to hit the ball hard during a slowpitch softball game July 13 at Pinehurst Park in Cloquet. Eight teams play in the bar league softball games every Tuesday.

Bill Schlenvogt talks softball with granddaughter, Ella, 9, while Viola, 6, watches her dad, Steve Schlenvogt, play for the River Inn team. Ella is a pretty good softball player herself, Grandpa Schlenvogt said. Photos by Jana Peterson / Pine Knot News