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 Rd.
Hattiesburg, MS 39402

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

Important Park Contacts:
For Baseball Questions

For Softball Questions

For Administrative Questions

General Info Email:


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

For Field Rentals, please contact one of the Park Contacts above. Please DO NOT turn on the lights unless it is a scheduled practice or approved by the Board of Directors.

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GSSA Spring Travel Baseball Tournament Dates for OGAA & Petal
Oak Grove will be hosting the following GSSA Travel Baseball Tournaments...
OG Hitmen 11U Select Team Tryouts
   The 11u Oak Grove Hitmen will be conducting OPEN tryouts...
Thorguard Lightning Prediction System
The Oak Grove Optimist Park has a lighting prediction system and...
GSSA Spring Travel Baseball Tournament Dates for OGAA & Petal

Oak Grove will be hosting the following GSSA Travel Baseball Tournaments in Spring 2018:

 -> GSSA Spring for the Bling Tournament - Oak Grove & Petal, MS - February 24/25th

 -> GSSA March Madness Tournament - Petal & Oak Grove, MS - March 17/18th

 -> GSSA Hub City Super Regional - Oak Grove & Petal, MS - April 14/15th

-> GSSA King of the Mound Tournament - Petal & Oak Grove, MS - May 19/20th

-> GSSA Team Appreciation (Free Entry Fee) - Oak Grove & Petal, MS - June 9/10th


Oak Grove will be hosting the following GSSA Travel Softball Tournaments in Spring 2018:

-> Dates still TBD


----- To Register for these tournaments, please go to

by posted 11/14/2017
OG Hitmen 11U Select Team Tryouts

   The 11u Oak Grove Hitmen will be conducting OPEN tryouts for the upcoming Spring travel ball season. The tryouts will be Dec 9th at 10:00am on Oak Grove Optimist Park - Field 1.

   The team will play in at least two tournaments a month. The team is coached by Slade McDonald and Dexter Williams. If interested, please email or text 601-408-4804 with childs name and age. Thank you.

by posted 11/06/2017
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
F01 - OGAA OPEN (11/19) 
F02 - OGAA OPEN (11/19) 
F03 - Pine Belt Chevy - OGAA OPEN (11/19) 
F04 - Petro Nissan - OGAA OPEN (11/19) 
F05 - FPAHC - OGAA OPEN (11/19) 
F06 - Lagniappe Eye Care - OGAA OPEN (11/19) 
F07 - Courtesy Ford - OGAA OPEN (11/19) 
F08 - Buffalo Wild Wings - OGAA OPEN (11/19) 
F09 - OGAA OPEN (11/19) 
F10 - Waste Pro - OGAA OPEN (11/19) 
F11 - Academy Sports - OGAA OPEN (11/19) 
F12 - Pine Belt Ford - OGAA OPEN (11/19) 
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