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Greater Southwest Athletic Association Opening Day

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ROANOKE (WSLS 10 SPORTS) - At Woodrow Wilson Middle School, softball and baseball recreational teams came together for opening day. Athletic Director of the baseball and softball teams Ed Sparrow led the ceremony. All the athletes had their name called and ran the bases with their coaches and teams. It was a great start to America's passtime.

"I think it's great, it's always been a great memory for me. As opening day ceremonies for baseball. It's spring, everything's new, you a new season. So I hope these kids will have fun today and start a great season," said Sparrow.

WSLS 10 Sports Anchor Alyssa Rae threw out the ceremonial first pitch for both the softball and baseball teams.