August 06, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

Mo. ASA Softball State Championships This Weekend

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board will host the Missouri Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Men’s Slow Pitch “C” and “E” State Championships on Saturday, Aug. 8 and Sunday, Aug. 9, at Killian Sports Complex, 2141 E. Pythian St.

This is the largest “C” and “E” Championships the Missouri ASA has held in several years, with 21 teams from across the state competing in the “C” and 12 teams in the “E” divisions. Thirteen of the 33 teams are from the Springfield metropolitan area.

Games begin on all six fields, including the new Killian Softball Stadium field, at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. There is no gate fee for the entire tournament and the general public is encouraged to attend.

Championship games are:

Killian also will host to the ASA Men’s 40 & Over Fast Pitch National Championship on Aug. 27 – 30, 2009 and the ASA Women’s “C” West Slow Pitch National Championship Sept. 3 – 6, 2009.

For more information, media contact: Mark Nelson, Tournament Director, (417) 837-5817; or Bob Nelson, Public Information Administrator, (417) 874-2176.