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Many Outdoor Sports Canceled at Alabama State Games

Competitors and Fans Are Finding Alternate Activities

Posted: Jun 8, 2019 6:54 PM
Updated: Jun 8, 2019 6:54 PM

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as we are keeping an eye on storms as they sweep into the valley...... thousands here for the alabama state games are packing their umbrellas to watch their kids play, or finding other things to do after their games are cancelled. waayy31s sierra phillips is live at jemison high school, where baseball games were cancelled due to the rain, sierra? describe current weather situation depending a sad sight behind me right now here at jemison high school....empty stands and empty baseball fields. organizers tell me yesterdays rainfall has left enough of a damper on this weekend's games that all softball and baseball games are cancelled. they also tell me tennis is also cancelled, but soccer will continue in decatur unless we do start to get lightning in that area. i talked to one parent with three kids competing this year at the state games. although two of his kids didn't get to compete at their softball game--- they did get to watch their older sister compete in baton twirling as a family. "we kept looking--- it wasn't raining and we were thinking we could be out there playing but it actually was nice i got to see my oldest....this may be the last time she gets to do it because shes a senior this year so it was worth it." organizers say even if we didn't get rain today yesterdays rain is enough to throw off the whole
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