BLACK ICE 10-AND-UNDER SOFTBALL CHAMPS. Two Carlisle residents, Kira Lou (2nd row, far right) and Georgia Guttadauro (front row, 2nd from left), are members of the Black Ice 10 & under Junior Olympic fastpitch softball tournament team. Based in Concord, but comprised of players from Concord, Carlisle, Leominster, Hudson and Boxboro, the team began preparing for the 2003 season in January. Black Ice 10U placed first or second in 7 of the 8 tournaments they competed in from May through July, against teams from Massachusetts, New York, Maine, Connecticut and New Hampshire. Black Ice 10U won both the ASA & NSA State Championship titles, with a combined 17 teams vying for the state titles, and came in second in the New England Regionals. Kira plays short stop, third base and center field and Georgia plays first base. (Photo by Bob Miner)