Negaunee Alumni Softball Tournament begins on Saturday at LaCombe Field

NEGAUNEE – Softball will be the name of the game July 5-8 and 10-12 when the 19th annual Negaunee Alumni Softball Tournament begins Saturday at LaCombe Field in Negaunee.

A total of 38 teams are scheduled to take part, with the Class of 1988 looking to defend its championship.

No games are scheduled for Wednesday, July 9, other than the annual Old-Timer’s game between Marquette and Negaunee.

According to the Negaunee Irontown Association, the tourney schedule will be as follows:

Saturday, July 5

Game 1-11 a.m., 2014 vs. 1996; Game 2-noon, 1986 vs. 1973/74/75; Game 3-1 p.m., 1992 vs. 1989; Game 4-2 p.m.,1994 vs. 1978/79; Game 5-3 p.m., 2011 vs. 2006; Game 6-4 p.m., 1998 vs. 1995; Game 7-5 p.m., 1991 vs. 1950-72; Game 8-6 p.m., 2010 vs. 2007; Game 9-7 p.m., 1993 vs. 1985; Game 10-8 p.m., 1988 vs. 1987; Game 11-9 p.m., 1983 vs. 1982.

Sunday, July 6

Game 12-2 p.m., 2012 vs. 1999; Game 13-3 p.m., 2009 vs. 2001; Game 14-4 p.m., 2013 vs. 2005; Game 15-5 p.m., 1980/81 vs. 1976/77; Game 16-6 p.m., 2008 vs. 2002; Game 17-7 p.m., 2000 vs. winner game No. 6; Game 18-8 p.m., 1997 vs. winner game No. 5.

Monday, July 7

Game 19-6 p.m., 2003 vs. winner game No. 1; Game 20-7 p.m., 2004 vs. winner game No. 8; Game 21-8 p.m., 1990 vs. winner game No. 9; Game 22-9 p.m., 1984 vs. winner game No. 11.

Semifinal and championship play is scheduled for Saturday, July 12, beginning at 2 p.m.

The entire bracket can be viewed on the Irontown’s website at www.negauneeirontown.com.

For additional information on this or other events, call 486-8084, or email info@negauneeirontown.com.

Information compiled by Senior Sports Writer Craig Remsburg. Email him at cremsburg@miningjournal.net.