Mick Campbell Memorial Softball tourney held

Vetsport’s Matt Hoffman sends the ball to the pitcher during a game against Mustache Mayhem during the first day of the Special Olympics fundraiser, the 26th annual Mick Campbell Memorial Softball tournament, in the Superior Dome in Marquette on Friday.

Mustache Mayhem’s 45 Bryan Geertgens is up to bat against Vetsports on Friday. About 26 teams competed from all over Michigan and surrounding states. Area 36 consists of over 300 athletes with intellectual disabilities from Marquette, Alger, Baraga, Houghton and Keweenaw counties. There are nearly 28,000 athletes in Special Olympics Michigan. (Journal photos by Corey Kelly)