After Hiatus, Old Settlement Tourney Returns

By ERIC X. VICCARO

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The pinging sound of an aluminum bat fell silent last spring when the country was in the grips of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic lockdown.

Last year’s Old Settlement Opening Day Tournament was scrapped when the Missouri State High School Activities Association shut down spring sports.

Well, it’s “game on” this Friday and Saturday at both Yanks and Alumni Field, respective homes for Ste. Genevieve and Valle Catholic baseball.

Ste. Genevieve High School head baseball coach Michael McDaniel and Valle Catholic skipper Nathan Gegg are eager for a return to the field.