ASCENSION PARISH, La. (BR Proud) — Impact Sports of Gonzalez has been named the new managing entity to oversee and operate youth baseball programs for Ascension Parish children, ages 3-18.
In a statement from parish government, Impact Sports was recognized as providing an “outstanding experience” for the kids, families, coaches and partnered sponsors of Ascension Parish Baseball.
“This public/private partnership will bring our recreation program to the next level,” said Parish President Clint Cointment.
Cointment added that an affiliation with Little League will give Ascension Parish youth an additional opportunity for league play.
Additional details about the new league, a calendar of events and information on how to get players registered for 2021 will be announced at noon on Thursday, Jan. 14 from the front steps of the Ascension Parish Governmental Complex, 615 E. Worthey Street.
Ascension Parish Baseball is an official charter member of Little League Baseball.
About Little League Baseball
Founded in 1939, Little League Baseball and Softball is the world’s largest organized youth sports program. The first little league baseball game was played in 1939 in Williamsport, PA. There are more than 6,500 communities around the world who take part in Little League. The affiliation with Little League has programs for children, ages 4 to 16 years of age. Every August, the Little League Baseball World Series takes place in Williamsport, PA with more than 200 games televised on the ESPN family of networks.