Sign-ups open for HCB play

Huntington County Baseball Inc. is accepting registrations through March 16 for the 2009 softball and baseball seasons.

There are three age divisions for softball - 6 through 8 years; 9 through 12 years; and 13 through 16 years old. Divisions are based on the participant's age as of Jan. 1, 2009.

Age categories for baseball ball are T-ball, 4 through 6 years; Roberto Clemente, 7 and 8 years; Willie Mays, 9 and 10 years; Pee Wee Reese, 11 and 12 years; Sandy Koufax, 13 and 14 yeas; and Mickey Mantle, 15 to 17 years. Divisions are based on the participant's age as of May 1, 2009.

City and county evaluations will be held on March 16 and 17 at the Huntington North High School Fieldhouse.

There is a fee for registration. Payment can be made at the time of registration or at a later date. Players may also waive registration fees by participating in a fund-raising program.

Registration can be done by completing a registration form and mailing it to Huntington County Baseball Inc., PO Box 364, Huntington, IN 46750. Registration can also be done online at or in person at the Huntington North fieldhouse, on Saturday, Feb. 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.