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Spring is a time of rebirth, renewal and rejuvenation. Every year the winter snow finally gives way to green trees, grass and flowers.


It brings with it a brand new season for many athletes. After most of them were cooped up inside gymnasiums and hockey arenas all winter, they finally get to see some sunlight and hit the baseball or softball field, or perhaps start swinging their clubs at a local golf course.

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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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