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Itching to play again
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Monroe varsity pitcher Dusty Burkhalter delivers a pitch while indoors at the high school during their practice Tuesday afternoon. With a growing number of canceled and rescheduled games, many of the area sports teams are still waiting for their first outdoor practice after starting the season in mid-March. (Times photo: Anthony Wahl)
Piles of lingering snow and frozen fields have wreaked havoc on the start to the spring sports season, and area athletic directors' patience is being tested. The Monroe baseball team has had three games postponed already.