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Edmond chooses your new sports team after the previous association ended due to controversial hires

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EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) – During this week’s special session council meeting, Edmond City Council approved a 1-year contract with the Edmond Youth Sports Association (EYSA) to administer baseball and softball programs. for youth for 2022.

This replaces the former association, All Sports Edmond Incorporated (EASI), which was terminated by the city in October. The contract will not end until December 2022.

Levi Clark, who filled the position of umpire at a weekend baseball tournament, was arrested last year for first-degree rape and engaging in sexual contact with a minor.

However, Clark No official fee has been charged in this case. A representative for the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office told KFOR that they were “not sure where the investigation stands in [2020] accusations. ”

Edmond’s parents told KFOR they were furious when a local sports league allowed a man arrested in the past for sex crimes to participate in a youth program.

The aforementioned bond initially included a condition that Clark not have any unsupervised contact with any minors, including family members.

“We need to start fresh… Once I spoke to the staff and I spoke to EASI, I spoke to the parents, our requirements changed. Mayor Edmond Darrell Davis said.

The EYSA was selected from 13 applicants for the Request for Degree (RFQ) issued in October 2021 to administer youth baseball and softball programs.

Registration for tournaments is now available online at www.edmondyouthsports.com.

https://kfor.com/news/edmond-chooses-new-youth-sports-group-after-previous-association-terminated-over-controversial-hire/ Edmond chooses your new sports team after the previous association ended due to controversial hires

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