Faith is defined by Webster's Dictionary as something that is believed especially with strong conviction.
It is a word that has become synonymous with Mulberry Grove softball coach John Barnes' teams in recent years.
And the Lady Aces' 2008 campaign is a perfect example of faith rewarded.
Mulberry Grove entered the season positioned for unprecedented success, with everyone back from a 22-7 team, including ace hurler Brittany Crandell and her 65 career victories.
But then the plane seemingly crashed into the mountain.