Spring rains washing out softball season

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 | 10:38 p.m. CDT; updated 12:52 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — Crews worked all day Tuesday to get the six fields at Rainbow Softball Complex ready for evening games. Groundskeeper Michael Acton said it was difficult to even get on the fields, which each had five to six vehicle-sized puddles. Anyone stepping in one would sink about two inches into the soupy mud.