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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Little League reaches out for more players, volunteers before batter up


March 30, 2022

Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

Little League board members Kaelene Harrison, left, and Briana Schilling stand in one of the baseball diamonds at Volunteer Park with Joshua Harrison, 2, Kysa Harrison, 5, and Wilder Harding, 3. The board members are recruiting players for the season. Practice begins April 4.

More boys - and girls - of summer are needed.

Sign-up for Wrangell Little League began a month ago and has been extended through Saturday. Organizers said there is room for more players and volunteers.

"We just don't have the numbers," Kaelene Harrison, the player agent on the Little League board, said last Thursday. "What it will come down to is: I'll just be calling people, going through our list from last year. 'Hey, are you guys going to play this year?'"

Last year, there were just a few players shy of 100, said board president and coach Briana Schilling. "We have about 40 participants...

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