Take Me Out to the Ball Game!
First, Paris Optimist Baseball will have sign ups on Saturday from 10am-2pm at the Lamar Avenue Church of Christ. To maintain the sports complex at Woodall Field where all games are played and the baseball program itself, a registration fee increase was necessary this year. However, the players will not be responsible to sell raffle tickets or to collect concession fees. The new registration fees are as follows: Buddy Ball ($15); Ages 3-4 ($45); ages 5-6 and 7-8 ($80); ages 9-10 and 11-12 ($85.00); ages 13-14 ($95). The fees include a game shirt and team drinks. The league age is May 1st and new player’s must bring a birth certificate to registration.
The City of Paris Dixie Softball and t-ball for ages 3-4 is also on Saturday from 10am-2pm at the Lamar Avenue Church of Christ and on Thursday, Feb. 6th at the Sports Complex next to the Love Civic Center from 5pm-7pm. The fee for either is $55 and new players must bring a non-returnable copy of their birth certificate. T-ball is for boys and girls ages 3-4 and Dixie Softball is for girls ages 4-18. Coaches and umpires are need, call 903-784-9299 for more information.