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Slowpitch softball league’s die-hards play rain or shine

Whatcom County’s 50 teams continue with 8 teams in fall, winter

Romer Vivas slides against the dirt with his back to the ground as Jake Ruiz tries to catch the ball.
With the turf wet from rain, Romer Vivas nearly slides past third base on Tuesday, Oct. 10 as Jake Ruiz misses the ball, and the tag, during a softball game at the Lummi Nation Community Park and Ball Fields. “It’s beautiful to slide in,” Romer said of the wet conditions. (Andy Bronson/Cascadia Daily News)
By Connor J. Benintendi Staff Reporter
Sporadic winds and intermittent downpours aren’t enough to dampen the spirits of Whatcom County So

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