By Wesley Coburn -
Summer is still a ways off, but registration for the 2018 season of the Okmulgee Youth Baseball and Softball League is in full swing.
The signups began in late January, and there will be two more chances for parents to register their children on Sunday, February 11 and Sunday, February 18, both times from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The location for signups is Morgan Field at Bateman Park.
Parents can also sign up their kids by returning a signup form to their respective school secretary by Monday, February 19. Signup is free, but there is a $20 charge per family after the deadline.
T-ball is available for players 6 and under, 8 and under are in a coach-pitch division, and then there are 12 and under divisions for baseball and softball. Girls cannot turn 13 before January 1, 2018, and boys cannot turn 13 before April 30, 2018.
Teams and coaches will be assigned on March 5, and practice schedules should be given to teams by March 12. League play will begin April 16 and finish by July 1.
For more information, call David Dunlap at 918-770-3540 or Candi Padfield at 918-752-8628.