After just a game and a half, it rained so hard last Thursday that the first day of the Babe Ruth Louisiana State Softball Championship had to be postponed until the following day. Alexander Park was almost completely under water – in some places, almost a foot.
Hard work is paying off for the Port Allen football team.
A strong work ethic and solid turnout has spiked enthusiasm for head coach Nick Mitchell, along with the players.
“Thus far, they show great willingness to learn and they have a lot of resilience and they’re buying into what we’re trying to accomplish,” he said. “We’ve put them through a lot so far.”
A new coach takes rein over the Port Allen softball program, but she’s not a new face to the program.
Alisha Butler will serve as head coach two years after she served as assistant coach for the Lady Pelicans – and she got an unexpected promotion that year.