Highlanders softball season starts Saturday

WINSTED — A strong finish to last year and a young, eager core of players has the Highlanders feeling hopeful as they dive into the 2017 softball season.

The team held their first practice on Sunday, March 19.

The only thing able to kill the vibe for Northwestern, in fact, might just be the weather. 

“I’ve been out there spreading snow before opening day in years past,” laughed Highlanders head coach Stacey Zematis. “If we don’t get any more, maybe we’ll be OK.”

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