You can get your co-ed softball team signed up for an early season tournament by calling the Alton Parks and Recreation Department.  The second annual Leroy Emerick Shake Off The Dust Tournament is planned for April 9th and 10th at Gordon Moore Park, and is open to teams from around the region.

The tournament is named after Emerick, who has been one of softball’s biggest supporters in the Riverbend over the decades and spearheaded the effort to bring state and national tournaments to Gordon Moore Park.  Parks & Recreation Executive Director Michael Haynes tells The Big Z they are accepting men's teams and co-ed teams.

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Registrations will be taken through April 6.  To sign up for the tournament or to learn more, call 463-3580 or follow the link:


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