At 6:30 a.m., on one of those shockingly cold days last week, eight people in Orange County had somehow managed to tear themselves from their warm beds, grab their tennis rackets and head to Orange County High School’s field house for an hour of friendly doubles competition. 

Except for doing my part to insure a good/great turnout for a fascinating program to be held Sunday, Jan. 21 at 3 p.m. at The Arts Center In Orange about black baseball in Virginia, every waking hour of my day has been pledged to preparing for the upcoming odyssey to Louisiana. 

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