Chesterton and Valparaiso face off in the opening round of the Chesterton 4A softball sectional.

Photos by John J. Watkins, The Times.

Staff Photographer

John began his career as a photojournalist at The Times in 1985. He was a late bloomer at the age of 29 and sometimes has to laugh because many of his colleagues were not even born when he started working at the paper.