Dixie Youth Baseball to open Saturday

The 2022 Port St. Joe Dixie Youth Baseball season officially arrives this Saturday, March 26, with the Day of Baseball. 

There are four levels of competition in the league: Tee Ball, AA, AAA, and Ozone. 

League president Dave Walleyn said that opening ceremonies would begin at 9 a.m. ET at the 10th Street Park, followed by opening day games for all age levels. 

Team and individual player pictures will be taken on Friday and Saturday, with the regular season getting in full swing next Monday, March 28.

Meet the Editor

Wendy Weitzel, The Star’s digital editor, joined the news outlet in August 2021, as a reporter covering primarily Gulf County.

Prior to then, she interned for Oklahoma-based news wire service Gaylord News and for Oklahoma City-based online newspaper NonDoc.com during her four years at the University of Oklahoma, from which she graduated in May with degrees in online journalism and political science.

While at OU, Weitzel was selected as Carnegie-Knight News21 Investigative Fellow among 30 top journalism students from around the country. She also was senior editor managing a 12-person newsroom in coordination with Oklahoma Watch, a non-profit news organization in eastern Oklahoma.

Wendy Weitzel The Star Digital Editor

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