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Akron, Ohio

Ohio’s Best Softball Teams Compete in Akron this Week

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OHSAA Brings Girls State Softball Championship to Firestone Stadium

City of Akron Press Release
From the desk of stephanie york
Published: 06-06-2014

            For the 7th straight year, the City of Akron welcomes the best of the best in girls’ softball teams this weekend. The top 16 Ohio high school teams from four divisions come together to compete for the state title at Firestone Stadium beginning Thursday, June 5.

            The tournament has been held at Firestone Stadium since 2008, with attendance averaging about 10,000 for the three-day event.

            Semifinal games started Thursday, June 5, and continue Friday, with game times at 10:00am, 12:30pm, 3:00pm, and 5:30pm.

            The State Tournament Girls Softball Finals will be Saturday, June 7th with games at 10:00am, 1:00pm, 4:00pm, and 7:00pm.

            Admission of $8 enables fans to attend a two game session.

            The City of Akron acquired Firestone stadium from the rubber company that shares its founder’s name, and upgraded the historic sports venue to create a home for Akron’s professional women’s softball team, the Akron Racers, in 1997.

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For further information, contact:
stephanie york
communications director
Phone: 330-375-2345
E-mail: [email protected]

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