Edmond chooses new your sports activities group after earlier affiliation terminated over controversial rent

Metropolis of Edmond

EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) — Throughout a particular session council assembly this week, the Edmond Metropolis Council accepted a 1-year contract with the Edmond Youth Sports activities Affiliation (EYSA) to handle youth baseball and softball applications for 2022.

This replaces the previous affiliation, All Sports activities Edmond Included (EASI), which was terminated by town in October. The contract wasn’t set to finish till December of 2022.

Levi Clark, who had stuffed within the head umpire spot at a weekend baseball event, was arrested final yr for first-degree rape and fascinating in sexual communication with a minor.

Nonetheless, Clark has not been formally charged within the case. A consultant with the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Workplace instructed KFOR that they’re “unsure the place the investigation stands within the [2020] accusation.”

Edmond mother and father instructed KFOR that they have been enraged {that a} native sports activities league would enable a person arrested previously for intercourse crimes to be concerned within the youth program.

The aforementioned bond initially included a situation that Clark couldn’t have any unsupervised contact with any minor kids, which included relations.

“We have to begin recent…As I’ve talked to employees and I’ve talked to EASI, I’ve talked to folks, our requirement has modified. There’s a sure stage of youth sports activities high quality that we’ve got to have on this city,” stated Edmond Mayor Darrell Davis.

EYSA was chosen from 13 candidates to the Request for {Qualifications} (RFQ) issued in October 2021 for the administration of youth baseball and softball applications.

Registration for leagues is now accessible on-line at www.edmondyouthsports.com.