Photo by Gary R. Rasberry/The Daily Standard
Parkway's softball coach Mark Esselstein, back, watches the softball players from Parkway and the Ohio School for the Deaf stretch before a workout on April 10 in Rockford.
When the two teams met for the first time, one could see the shyness between them.
For Parkway's softball team, it was a new experience in meeting the softball team from the Ohio School for the Deaf, where communication was done through sign language. [More