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Pitching rubber moved back
Times photo: Brenda Steurer Monroes Jessica Beckman is one of the Cheesemakers pitchers who will have to pitch from 43-feet this year after the WIAA changed the distance fastpitch pitchers will have to make pitches.
MONROE - As high school softball teams had their first practices Monday, pitchers must get used to a rule change that requires the pitching distance be moved to 43-feet from home plate this year instead of the 40-foot span from last year.