Music, charity mark rain-filled softball tournament

Mariachi band performs during opening ceremonies, Friday night at Athletic Park. Ray Strunk/Newton Now
By Ray Strunk A little rain couldn’t put a damper on this year’s Newton Mexican-American Fastpitch Softball Tournament. After a wet Friday, the opening ceremony at Athletic Park kicked off a weekend of music, food, remembrance and most notably, Fastpitch softball. Tournament director Manuel Jaso said he was impressed with the weekend’s turnout. “It was actually more people than last year,” Jaso said. “All three


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