Little Rock kickballers remember slain teammate


Photographs by Mitchell PE Masilun

Zachary Booe (left) of North Little Rock and Mo Sliger of Cabot talk about Margie Ashcraft, a kickball teammate who was killed earlier this year. The team, Team Francis, held a fundraiser for her family before their game at Interstate Park in Little Rock on Sunday.

Waiting for their Sunday afternoon game, members of the Team Francis kickball team donned red jerseys with a new emblem affixed to their sleeve -- one to remember their former teammate, 35-year-old Margie Ashcraft.


Special shirts with Margie Ashcraft’s name, jersey number and the date she was killed were worn by Team Francis kickball play... + Enlarge

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I was Margie's teammate one season. She had that rare combination of sweetness and competitiveness. I never thought she didn't care about winning, but never at the expense of caring about others. ... and she had a heckuva foot.

Posted 16 April 2018, 10:43 a.m. Suggest removal

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