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LaFayette youth sports update


By Alton Mitchell

School has been out for several weeks for the summer break period for local students. However LaFayette area youth have found productive ways to spend their summer months with a little help from local officials and more events are on the way.

On Monday night LaFayette City Councilman Toney Thomas acknowledged the successful completion of youth T-ball in the city of LaFayette this summer. Thomas also announced that on July 22nd at the Apple Building in LaFayette those who participated in this year’s T-ball league will be honored and receive trophies at an awards ceremony scheduled for 6:00pm.

After the wrap up of the T-ball league Thomas has announced that an upcoming one day soccer clinic is in the works. The soccer clinic will hold registration on July 13 from 5:00pm-7:00 pm and again on July 15 from 9:00am-12:00 pm.

Youth who wish to participate in the soccer clinic will be required to pay a $25 fee and that fee will include a ball for each child, shirt, and soccer supplies. The soccer clinic is being sponsored with assistance from the Opelika Parks and Recreation Department.