While Ely's high school baseball team remains alive in the Section 7A playoffs, the summer baseball season in Ely is also slated to begin with a six-team VFW tournament: The Taste of Ely Classic.
Action begins at 9:30 a.m. Saturday June 7 and continues through the weekend at Veterans Memorial Field, with three games also scheduled at Legion Field in Soudan.
Host Ely, which returns several starters from a 2013 team that won the North Subdistrict regular season title and participated in the state tournament as the host, is joined by 2013 state tournament entrant Perham, Ordean (Duluth East), Greenway, Virginia and Grand Rapids Orange.
The full tournament schedule is below.
Taste of Ely VFW Classic
Saturday June 7 - at Ely
9:30 a.m. Greenway vs. Virginia
12 noon Ely vs. Greenway
2:30 p.m. Grand Rapids Orange vs Perham
5:00 p.m. Ordean vs. Grand Rapids Orange
7:30 p.m. Ely vs. Perham
Saturday June 7 - at Soudan
1:30 p.m. Ordean vs. Virginia
Sunday June 8 - at Ely
10 a.m. Perham vs. Greenway
12:15 p.m. Virginia vs. Grand Rapids Orange
2:30 p.m. Ely vs. Grand Rapids Orange
4:45 p.m. Ely vs. Ordean
Sunday June 8 - at Soudan
1:00 p.m. Greenway vs. Ordean
3:30 p.m. Perham vs. Virginia