Kickoff Northwestern College’s Raider Days at Softball Community Night, hosted by the Raider softball players and coaches on Friday, Sept. 27, on the diamonds north of MOC-Floyd Valley High School.
From 3:30 to 7 p.m., community members can meet Raider softball players and enjoy intra-squad innings. At 4:30 p.m., kids are invited to participate in a variety of organized outdoor games and contests. In addition, beginning at 4:30, concessions will be available and attendees can purchase raffle tickets to win a full hog, butchered and cut to order.
From 7 to 9 p.m., participants can aim for the fence during the second annual Home Run Derby. Pitches cost $1 per ball or $10 for a dozen balls. First-, second- and third-place prizes will be awarded to batters who hit it out of the park the most often.