Baseball 5-on-5 tournament set for next weekend

PIONEER, Ohio — Teams from Northeast Indiana are welcome to take part in the fourth annual 5-on-5 Backyard Baseball Tournament, which runs from Friday to next Sunday at 42 field, located at 1833 Williams County Road 1050.

Former Pioneer resident Spencer Durham and his father built a baseball field in the backyard of their home while Spencer was in high school. Pickup baseball games were played there regularly and the summer was capped off with a three-day tournament, starting in 2016. Spencer briefly played baseball at NCAA Division III Adrian, Michigan, College.

Register in teams of five to 7 players by Wednesday. There is no cost to register and play. Be at least high school age in order to play.

To register or get more information, contact Spencer Durham by phone at (419) 212-4015 or by email at

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