Play ball! UNCA Bulldogs win season openers

You know spring is in the air when you hear the crack of a bat striking the ball. The UNCA Bulldogs took to their home field on Saturday, Feb. 19, winning the second of three games against Murray State for their season opener. Freelance photographer Jerry Nelson caught some of the action. At press time, UNCA leads 2-0 in the three-game series (15-11 on Friday, Feb. 18; and 15-5 on Saturday, Feb. 19). The third and final game is scheduled for today, Sunday, Feb. 20.

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Editor Margaret Williams first wrote for Xpress in 1994. An Alabama native, she has lived in Western North Carolina since 1987 and completed her Masters of Liberal Arts & Sciences from UNC-Asheville in 2016. Follow me @mvwilliams

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