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Clearwater reopens Lickton ball fields
Article published on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014
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CLEARWATER – Following a 12-month, $3.3 million renovation, the Sid Lickton Sports Complex will reopen its seven ball fields on Saturday, Feb. 15, with a re-opening ceremony set for 2 p.m. at the complex, 714 N. Saturn Ave.

An opening day celebration for Clearwater Little League will follow.

Clearwater Mayor George Cretekos, City Manager Bill Horne and leaders from the town of Belleair are expected to attend. Other county and state leaders have been invited. Two-time Olympic softball gold medalist Michele Smith also will attend, and Tampa Bay Rays commentator, Dewayne Staats, is the event’s master of ceremonies.

“Little League baseball provides a special opportunity for our children to learn the importance of teamwork and sportsmanship,” Cretekos said. “This new first-class facility at Sid Lickton reaffirms the city of Clearwater’s commitment to its youth and lays a foundation for these young players to appreciate the significance of doing their best and of becoming responsible citizens.”

First pitches for each field will take place simultaneously and will be thrown by representatives from the city of Clearwater, Pinellas County, Clearwater Little League, Clearwater for Youth, and town of Belleair. Citizens are invited to attend the event, which will include a children’s entertainment area and an appearance by Clearwater Threshers Mascot, Phinley.

The Sid Lickton Sports Complex is home to the Clearwater Little League. The renovations include a reconfiguration of the playing fields, resulting in five 200-foot fields, a practice field, and a 300-foot junior/seniors field for ages 13 to 16. There is a new concession stand, press box, restrooms and five scoreboard stations.
Article published on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014
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