Softball event raises $10,000 for young amputees

BREVARD COUNTY — Local law enforcement agencies and city officials went head to head against players from the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) during the weekend and found their motto to be true: Life Without a Limb is Limitless.

Fred Poppe Regional Park in Palm Bay was abuzz Saturday, Feb. 24, with nearly 3,000 spectators viewing the charity softball tournament and taking part in other family activities including games, exhibits, raffles, food trucks and a car show.

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Wounded Warrior Softball Team plays for a cause

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) – The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team playing for a cause.

The team played a double header on Saturday against the military all-stars from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the Dayton Legends at Wright State University’s Nischwitz Stadium.

The games were fundraisers for the new Fisher House being built on the grounds of the Dayton VA Medical Center and Honor Flight Dayton.

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Archdeacon: Ex-Notre Dame star, wounded in Iraq, here for fundraiser

Muffet McGraw’s phone rang at 2 a.m.

When the suddenly-awakened Notre Dame women’s basketball coach answered, she heard the voices of her friends, Dave and Eileen Woods.

Big supporters of the Irish women, the couple was in Germany visiting their son, a trauma surgeon at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, who had just begun treating one of McGraw’s standout players, Danielle Green, a left-handed guard who had scored over 1,000 career points, grabbed 500 rebounds and then a few years after college suddenly joined the Army.

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Five questions with Olympic softball star, runner and triathlete Jennie Finch

Jennie Finch, the Olympic softball star pitcher who also has competed in marathons and triathlons, will be at Fleet Feet Sports in Greensboro this afternoon as part of a fundraiser with Mizuno’s Project Zero and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

The Project Zero Launch Party at Fleet Feet, at 3731 Lawndale Dr., will feature Finch signing autographs from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wine, beer and finger foods will be available after the autograph signing.

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