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Students use their ears to play ball
West Hall paraprofessional April Jenkins helps guide a blindfolded Breanna Campbell towards first base Friday morning during a game of beep ball at Mulberry Creek Community Center.
Blindfolded students from West Hall, with their partners guiding them, searched for a rolling beep ball Friday morning during Disability Resource Center’s annual Beep Ball event at Mulberry Creek Community Center. Beep Ball is traditionally a form of softball or kickball for the visually-impaired. As the name implies, a ball with a beeper inserted into it emits a loud sound which the blindfolded batter must kick when pitched.