New this year: Post 22 softball

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV)
Brand new this year are two Post 22 softball teams.

Matt Brandhagen spearheaded the idea. He teamed up with Hardhats baseball coach Mitch Messer, got approval from the American Legion board, and made it happen.

These girls are the only legion softball team in the whole region.
In year number one, there are two softball teams, U–12 and U–16, with plans for more.

"I thought it was pretty cool because my dad played on Post,” said U-16 player, Hannah Dressler. “So I thought it was pretty neat that I would be able to tag along with the same team name as him."

Brandhagen would like to add U–10, U–14, and U–18 softball teams in the future.

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