Marcus Construction’s third-baseman Jason Otte goes vertical but is unable to reach an overthrow as Zack Munce of Schell’s Brewery slides in safely in a Saturday game in the second-round of the 12-team Spicer Slowpitch men’s tournament. Marcus, a team of ex-Willmar Cardinals, won 23-19. OSS/Top Choice of Litchfield defeated Marcus Sunday for the title. Rohe trucking took third and Harvest Bank won consolation. In the co-ed final, Tree Frogs beat West Central Steel. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton.
Tribune photographer/videographer. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime news/sports beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children.