First-year Algoma softball coach Amber Schubert signals to players at bat during Tuesday's game against Southern Door at Algoma.
Amber Schubert knew she was taking over an experienced team with high expectations following a WIAA Division 3 state tournament appearance last year.
What the first-year Algoma softball coach didn't know was she was inheriting a structure simply known by her players as "the facility."
The facility houses three pitching machines and its 32-by-55-foot floor is covered with strips of field turf, giving aspiring softball players of all ages in Algoma an opportunity to pitch or hit on a year-round basis. ...