Redlands softball player to be remembered

It has been a tough few days on the University of Redlands campus.

The school announced on Monday that it had gotten word the All-SCIAC pitcher Olivia Ellis, the backbone of the Bulldogs pitching staff the last four years, had passed away unexpectedly. She had been part of four straight SCIAC title teams, graduating just last spring.

 The school will hold a candlelight vigil at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday on the Softball “Field of Dreams” to honor her. Everyone is welcome to join her teammates and coaches at the field for a short program to celebrate Ellis’ life.

Her her family has announced that services will take place on Nov. 24, which is Ellis’ 22nd birthday, at Colfax High School.

Read more at GoRedlands.com.