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Memorial Wiffleball Tournament to honor deceased Marshall softball player

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The Brothers of Alpha Sigma Phi are hosting a Memorial Wiffleball Tournament in memory of former Marshall University softball player Emileigh Cooper, who died Feb. 12 after sustaining injuries in a car accident.

Friday, Feb. 19, is the last day to sign up for the Wiffleball Tournament

Anyone can sign up from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Memorial Student Center.

The event will take place Saturday Feb. 20 at Buskirk Field.

The first pitch will be at 2 p.m., so the teams must be there and ready beforehand.

Each team can have a maximum of five people and the cost is $10 a person.

“It will be a fun event,” Abbi Pritchard said.  “It will give everyone a chance to come together to remember a great woman, all while doing something she loved.”

All the proceeds will go to the boosters of Jackson City Schools per the request of the family.   

Carli Plute can be contacted at [email protected]

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