Providing youth Baseball and Softball for Oak Grove and Lamar County, Mississippi
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Welcome to Oak Grove Athletic Association!

Oak Grove Athletic Association
Park Location:
Optimist Park
345 Hegwood Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39402

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 16747
Hattiesburg, MS 39404

Park Contacts:
Contact these people under Board
of Directors on the menu to the left:

For Baseball Questions
Kevin Herring 

For Softball Questions
Johnny Perren
For Administrative Questions
Deron Nored

General Info Email:


On possible rain out days, we will try to have a decision made by 4:00pm.

PARK HOURS: For unscheduled practices and unofficial use, the Fields are only to be used during Daylight Hours. Please do not turn on the lights unless it is a scheduled practice or approved by the Board of Directors.

HEADLINES  Subscribe to Oak Grove Athletic Association
59 Baseball Winter Camp
59 Baseball will being having a Winter Camp on December 29-31st for...
2015 Spring Select League Registration Form
  This year will be the inaugural year for the OGAA Select Team...
2015 Spring Baseball/Softball Registration NOW OPEN ONLINE
Registration is now open ONLINE ONLY for the 2015 Spring Baseball...
2015 USSSA Tournaments at OGAA
Oak Grove Athletic Association will be hosting the following USSSA...
Exciting Announcement from OGAA
     In the 2015 Spring Season, OGAA will be...
Thorguard Lightning Prediction System
The Oak Grove Optimist Park has a lighting prediction system and...
59 Baseball Winter Camp
59 Baseball will being having a Winter Camp on December 29-31st for ages 9-12.

This camp will focus on hitting, pitching, fielding, base-running, and baseball specific fitness training.  

We will also be playing whiffle ball games and hitting games each day.

Cost of the camp we be $75 for 59ers players and $100 for all others.

Camp will run each day from 9:00am-12:00pm each day.

Camp will be limited to the first 40 players that register.  

Must register by December 16th in order to receive your tshirt at camp.

If you would like to register please send me a name, age, contact number, and tshirt size to

Matt Miller - 59 Baseball 
87 Travertine
Hattiesburg MS. 39402

by posted 12/16/2014
2015 Spring Select League Registration Form

  This year will be the inaugural year for the OGAA Select Team League. All games will be played on Tuesday nights. Each age group can have up to 6 teams, based on a first come, first serve basis. The cost of the league is $500.00 per team. There will also be an End of Season Tournament. For more information please contact Kevin Herring at (601) 214-5767 or email him at . You can also email him the attached completed form for the league.


Click HERE for the 2015 OGAA Select League Team Registration Form

by posted 12/05/2014
2015 Spring Baseball/Softball Registration NOW OPEN ONLINE

Registration is now open ONLINE ONLY for the 2015 Spring Baseball and Softball Seasons. Please go online and register. Live, In-Person Registration dates will be released at a late time. You can save money by registering online. The Live, In-Person Registrations will be an additional $10.00. Also, when registering online, you MUST PAY BEFORE YOU LOG OUT or your registration will be DELETED. The registration sheet is attached if you prefer to fill it out and send it in to the address on the home page. Thanks and we look forward to another great season.



Click HERE for the 2015 Spring Registration Form

by posted 12/03/2014
2015 USSSA Tournaments at OGAA

Oak Grove Athletic Association will be hosting the following USSSA Baseball Tournaments in Spring 2015:

February 28, 2015 - Frost Bite Ring Tournament

March 28, 2015 - Classic at the Grove Ring Tournament

April 18, 2015 - April Showdown Ring Tournament

April 25, 2015 - King of the Mound Ring Tournament

May 16, 2015 - Summer Sizzler Ring Tournament

May 30, 2015 - Memorial Day Bash Ring Tournament


To REGISTER for USSSA tournaments please go to:


by posted 11/17/2014
Exciting Announcement from OGAA

     In the 2015 Spring Season, OGAA will be hosting a Select Baseball League. The league will be 12 weeks long and each team will play 10 games. This league is an enhancement to our recreational league and teams will need to follow USSSA Baseball guidelines. We will take up to 8 teams per age group and it is first come, first serve.

     To help cover the cost of umpires, baseballs, lights, etc., We will be charging $500 per team, which breaks down to be $50 per game. At the end of the league, we will have an end of the season tournament. Every game will have 2 umpires and 3 baseballs will also be provided. The deadline to signup will be January 1st, 2015. If you have any questions please contact Kevin Herring/VP of OGAA.


Kevin Herring


by posted 11/11/2014
Thorguard Lightning Prediction System
The Oak Grove Optimist Park has a lighting prediction system and we ask that you adhere to any warnings the system may give regardless of how conditions may appear to be.  Please use common sense with any inclement weather.

The THORGUARDIAN is the first, totally integrated advance warning system for lightning.  The sensor continuously monitors the atmosphere's electrostatic energy and evaluates the potential for lightning within an area of approximately 2 miles in radius.  When the system determines a hazardous condition, the air-horns and strobe light provide necessary alerts.

How the system works in basic terms:
  1. System detects the probability of lightning striking based on measuring electrostatic energy in the air, NOT that lightning has struck. (That could be too late!)
  2. When the system detects a high probability of lightning the alert horn will sound and the strobe light will come on and stay on.
  3. Once the alert horn has made the warning, the system begins a 10 minute count down.  If conditions are cleared during that time frame the system will give an all clear, if not the system will continue to recycle the 10 minute count down process.
  4. Once an “all clear” condition is established by the system it will give three back to back horn blasts and the strobe light will go off.
REGARDLESS OF THE HORN, IF THE STROBE LIGHT IS ON STAY OFF THE FIELDS!  The best place to wait out the storm is in a nearby building or Vehicle.  Do not wait in the Dugouts!
(The strobe light is located on the east side of the crow’s nest of the 4-plex tower and is visible from all fields.)

Please note that this is the same system that is used by the PGA, the Olympic organization, & other professional sports organizations.  We should not put our children in harms way based on personal judgment for the benefit of playing a game. 
For reference the system is made by Thor Guard and info can be found at

posted 08/01/2007
Field Status
Field 1 - Hattiesburg CLOSED (11/18) 
Field 2 - Hattiesburg CLOSED (11/18) 
Field 3 - Hattiesburg CLOSED (11/18) 
Field 4 - Hattiesburg CLOSED (11/18) 
Field 5 - Hattiesburg CLOSED (11/18) 
Field 6 - Hattiesburg CLOSED (11/18) 
Field 7 - Hattiesburg CLOSED (11/18) 
Field 8 - Hattiesburg CLOSED (11/18) 
Field 9 - Hattiesburg CLOSED (11/18) 
Field10 - Hattiesburg CLOSED (11/18) 
Field11 - Hattiesburg CLOSED (11/18) 
Field12 - Hattiesburg CLOSED (11/18) 
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