KMBA opening day approaches, marks beginning of busy schedule

The Kamloops Minor Baseball Association has lots on the go this spring and summer, with the busy schedule set to begin with the annual season-opening parade at Norbrock Stadium.

More than 750 players, coaches and officials will be cheered as they enter the facility at 9 a.m. on Saturday.

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KMBA initiatives this season include the Baseball BC Girls Jamboree on June 8, with female national team members coming to town; the Challenger Jamboree (never before held outside the Lower Mainland), which will feature more than 400 athletes with physical and cognitive disabilities, on June 15; the Honda Super Clinic, run by Toronto Blue Jays’ alumni, on July 16 and July 17; and the 11-and-under A provincials, which will run from Aug. 1 to Aug. 5.

The majority of KMBA’s 60 teams will be practising or playing this weekend on McArthur Island.

KMBA will have all-girls’ teams in the 7U, 9U and 11U divisions.

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