Play ball! Opening Day Parade brings smiles, lots of candy

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  • Delilah Arnold gets ready for the candy to be thrown, during the Opening Day Parade in Libby, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Riley Kavert and Bowen Thompson throw candy during the Opening Day Parade in Libby, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Colt Gassett fills up his pack with candy, during the Opening Day Parade in Libby, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Gracie Scofield heads back up Mineral Avenue with pockets and hands full of candy after the Opening Day Parade in Libby, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Families and kids lined Mineral Avenue to watch as ball players of all ages and their coaches participated in the Opening Day Parade in Libby, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    The Red Sox wave a hearty “hello” on their way to Riverfront Park during the the Opening Day Parade in Troy, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    With Stephanie and Mike Jellesed in the lead with the banner, the Opening Day Parade in Troy makes their way down 3rd Street on the way to Riverfront Park, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Lovell Dolezal cleans up after his hotdog bun fell apart on him, during activities at Roosevelt Park following the Opening Day Parade in Troy, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Malachi Meyer offers Annika Meyer a piece of candy, during activities at Roosevelt Park following the Opening Day Parade in Troy, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Trevor Guinard holds down Carson Orr during a little rough-housing as the ball players waited for activities to begin at Roosevelt Park following the Opening Day Parade in Troy, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

  • Delilah Arnold gets ready for the candy to be thrown, during the Opening Day Parade in Libby, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Riley Kavert and Bowen Thompson throw candy during the Opening Day Parade in Libby, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Colt Gassett fills up his pack with candy, during the Opening Day Parade in Libby, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Gracie Scofield heads back up Mineral Avenue with pockets and hands full of candy after the Opening Day Parade in Libby, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Families and kids lined Mineral Avenue to watch as ball players of all ages and their coaches participated in the Opening Day Parade in Libby, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    The Red Sox wave a hearty “hello” on their way to Riverfront Park during the the Opening Day Parade in Troy, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    With Stephanie and Mike Jellesed in the lead with the banner, the Opening Day Parade in Troy makes their way down 3rd Street on the way to Riverfront Park, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Lovell Dolezal cleans up after his hotdog bun fell apart on him, during activities at Roosevelt Park following the Opening Day Parade in Troy, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Malachi Meyer offers Annika Meyer a piece of candy, during activities at Roosevelt Park following the Opening Day Parade in Troy, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Trevor Guinard holds down Carson Orr during a little rough-housing as the ball players waited for activities to begin at Roosevelt Park following the Opening Day Parade in Troy, Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

Libby and Troy both had their Opening Day Parades for youth softball and baseball on Saturday.

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