Ready for the first pitch

Gazette Photo by Avery Cropp
Last Friday’s cold, blustery conditions did not stop St. Croix Valley Baseball Association volunteers from laying new sod at the Stillwater Junior High School baseball field as part of a renovation project done in conjunction with Independent School District No. 834. There have been safety concerns about the field, which is used by SCVBA 14 and 15-year-old teams, and the field work done by the volunteers was meant to address those issues.