Posts Tagged ‘youth sports’

City of Laurel to again host Dixie Youth World Series

LAUREL — The City of Laurel will host the Dixie Youth World Series in 2016. The Chronicle reports that city Recreation Director Elvin Ulmer coordinated the 2009 and 2013 World Series events in Laurel. Ulmer said the city will host five world series events during a two-week period in July and August 2016. In 2009, […] [...]

Mayor wants tax increase to pay for sportsplex

BRANDON — Mayor Butch Lee is proposing a 2 percent additional tax on food and beverage sales at Brandon restaurants to pay for a multi-field complex focused on baseball. He says the goals are to allow the city’s Shiloh Park to convert more to soccer and girls fast-pitch softball. He tells The Clarion-Ledger a sportsplex would […] [...]

Supervisors dissolve board in anticipation of new commission

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors has voted to dissolve the Adams County Recreation Board in anticipation of the coming Natchez-Adams County Recreation Commission. Supervisors vice president Mike Lazarus tells The Natchez Democrat yesterday the five-member board, which is tasked with the maintenance, improvement of and handling of donations for county parks, had […] [...]

Council approves construction of Sportsplex facility

LAUREL — The Laurel City Council has approved the construction of a nearly $300,000 facility at the Laurel Sportsplex in preparation for the 2013 World Series. The Laurel Leader-Call reports the city will host the 2013 Dixie Youth World Series and the 2013 Dixie Youth O-Zone World Series. The city will use the money to […] [...]

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