The Gordon State College softball team celebrated the military
Wednesday in a doubleheader with a twist – a glittery, shiny,
really sweet twist.
The opening pitch was thrown by Pfc. Blake Sorrows, the
boyfriend of middle infielder Emily Brown. Sorrows recently
returned from a nine month deployment in Afghanistan and said he
was moved the team was honoring him along with others who are
serving in the military.
But soon after tossing the pitch to Brown, Sorrows began
something in a bright red gift bag. He then knelt down, pulled
out another softball
with a ring taped to it and “Marry Me Please” written across the
quickly said yes and a giant team hug ensued. Even the
Georgia Perimeter team
got in on the action and took a picture with the newly engaged