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Danny B Suicide Awareness Jack and Jill softball tourney returns at Gile

 

August 17, 2018

Jean Nordine/Daily Globe

THE EIGHTH annual Danny B Suicide Awareness Jack and Jill softball tournament is set for Aug. 26-27 at Gotta's Field in Gile, where a new concession/announcer stand is being built. Neil Gilbertson, owner of the field, has been using donations from the Danny B tournament to make Gotta's "one of the best ballfields around," according to tournament director Bryan Sokolowski.

By JEAN NORDINE

jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com

GILE, Wis. - The eighth annual Danny B Suicide Awareness Jack and Jill Softball tournament is slated for Aug. 25-26 at Gotta's field in Gile.

The tournament originated as a tribute to the memory of Danny Baross, who lost his battle with depression and committed suicide in 2009.

This year the tournament committee expects to top the $20,000 total that they have raised for Range Suicide Prevention Council over the past seven years of holding the Danny B.

Interested teams can contact tournament director Bryan Sokolowski at 906-364-2587 or e-mail brya...



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