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Lakeside Diamonds Approved

11-Jul-2013

By a 5 to 2 vote the Fond du Lac City Council last night approved Youth Baseball’s proposal to build two new baseball diamonds at Lakeside Park. That followed plenty of discussion and a narrow 4 to 3 vote against tabling the matter so that details could be worked out on what fields Youth Soccer could use for Walleye Weekend with the two baseball fields taking up some of the space they would use. Ryan Haus of Youth Baseball told the Council that’s a discussion Youth Baseball doesn’t need to be involved in. Fond du Lac resident Mary Wilcox felt the discussion should be tabled so that issue could be worked out. After the Council’s vote Council President Sam Meyer said he understood where people were coming from with two sons that play baseball and a daughter that plays soccer, but he feels the baseball diamonds will be good for the City. He also feels the soccer situation will be worked out.

Comments 5
Anonymous commented on 11-Jul-2013 09:26 PM3 out of 5 stars
Nothing like throwing existing programs under the bus.
B Obammy commented on 12-Jul-2013 06:41 AM5 out of 5 stars
It's about time they get rid of the soccer fields. This is America, we play American games here.
Anonymous commented on 12-Jul-2013 06:57 AM3 out of 5 stars
In case you don't know there is North, Central and South America.
Soccer is a big American sport.
Anonymous commented on 12-Jul-2013 08:03 AM3 out of 5 stars
B Obammy......youth soccer far surpassed youth baseball players in shear numbers years ago!
Investigate commented on 27-Jul-2013 05:58 PM3 out of 5 stars
Ryan Haus is a Fraud His back rooms deals and snowballing the city council and everyone on the parks board should be ashamed of themselfs for even letting this go forward

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