The Madera Tribune

Click here for TribTV

Madera to host wiffle ball tourney

Note: Most newspaper content reprinted here is incomplete and delayed. Want it all? Sooner? Subscribe to our full print and online editions by calling (559) 674-4207 and get both editions for the price of one!

webmaster | 08/10/13

For Madera South baseball player Nik Lutz, there is more to wiffle ball than what meets the eye.

While the game is generally dismissed as a recreational activity played by children, Lutz wants to show that it can be a fun competitive sport enjoyed by teammates.

With the help of his father Jerry, he, along with his teammates on the local Central Cal Express, will have a chance to compete in the Golden Stick Wiffle League (GSWL) national championships in Savannah, Ga. in October.

Wiffle ball — which generally is played with a lightweight plastic bat and ball on a smaller sized field with adjusted baseball dimensions — is becoming Nik Lutz’s new favorite pastime...


comments powered by Disqus