The Falls City Travelers are starting its 17th softball season, and 50 girls are playing in five different age groups.
After 16 seasons, FC Travelers team have posted a total program record of 886-380 losses. “We have a outside chance to make it to 1,000 wins this summer, so it’s a goal to shoot for,” Director Carl Messner said. The program captured 97 victories last summer.
2013 Falls City Travelers Softball
May 16 18U, Plattsmouth @ FC, 6:30 p.m.
“With our new complex, we will be hosting the 14-Under and 16-Under League Tournaments in town this summer, as well.
“The most exciting thing with the new complex will be next summer, when we will be hosting the 2014 Class-C 16-Under State Tournament, which will be a three-day event in July. Hopefully it will be a success and we will be given the opportunity to host state tournaments on a regular basis,” Messner said.
The FC Travelers 18-Under team started the season in Seward on April 14, playing three games in a round-robin, going 1-1-1. They then played in Lincoln April 20-21, going 6-0 to win the April Slugfest.
The 18-U open the regular season May 16 in Falls City against Plattsmouth in a doubleheader starting at 6:30 p.m. The 14-Under team played in Lincoln April 20-21, going 1-3 in the April Slugfest.
The rest of the schedule follows (home games bold). For more information, go to fallscitytravelers.com