2024 Ozone League (11-12) All-Star Team Announced

Congratulations to our 2024 Opelika Diamond Youth Ozone League All-Stars (11-12). We look forward to you representing Opelika Diamond Youth in Auburn, AL at the District 10 Tournament, beginning June 11th.

Head coaches will be reaching out to each player to give information on uniform fitting and practices. All names are listed in alphabetical order.

  • Charlie Branch
  • Blaine Bryan
  • Luke Cates
  • David Collier
  • Jack Corbitt
  • Brycen Credle
  • Briggs Hutto
  • Gavin Lee
  • Isaiah Lyles
  • Cash McCard
  • Parker Risner
  • Grayson Wood
  • Kurt Branch, Head Coach

Note: All-stars are voted on by the league coaches via secret ballot.

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2024 Minor League Traditional (10U) All-Star Team Announced

Congratulations to our 2024 Opelika Diamond Youth Minor League Traditional (10U) All-Stars. We look forward to you representing Opelika Diamond Youth in Auburn, AL at the District 10 Tournament, beginning June 11th.

Head coaches will be reaching out to each player to give information on uniform fitting and practices. All names are listed in alphabetical order.

  • Mason Bailey
  • Stephen Cates
  • Wesley Earle
  • Rodolfo Garza
  • Brayden Jones
  • Reign Lockhart
  • Harper Oliver
  • Austin Smith
  • Griffin Speakman
  • Jacob Stovall
  • Masyn Wimberly
  • Paxton Margeson
  • Danny Earle, Head Coach

Note: All-stars are voted on by the league coaches via secret ballot.

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2024 Minor League Rookie (9U) All-Star Team Announced

Congratulations to our 2024 Opelika Diamond Youth Minor League Rookie (9U) All-Stars. We look forward to you representing Opelika Diamond Youth in Prattville, AL at the Rookie State Tournament, beginning June 13th.

Head coaches will be reaching out to each player to give information on uniform fitting and practices. All names are listed in alphabetical order.

  • Hudson Asbell
  • Easton Butler
  • John Cates
  • Samuel Collier
  • Deshawn David
  • Hudson Hughes
  • John Michael Manasco
  • Huey Mann
  • Chip Nicholson
  • Chase Puckett
  • Caden Skinner
  • Barrett Williams
  • Tim Walker, Head Coach

Note: All-stars are voted on by the league coaches via secret ballot.

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2024 PeeWee League Traditional (8U) All-Star Team Announced

Congratulations to our 2024 Opelika Diamond Youth PeeWee League Traditional (8U) All-Stars. We look forward to you representing Opelika Diamond Youth in Montgomery, AL at the State Tournament, beginning June 26th.

Head coaches will be reaching out to each player to give information on uniform fitting and practices. All names are listed in alphabetical order.

  • Owen Barnes
  • Jack Bruner
  • Carter Burney
  • Braxton Evans
  • Collyn Floyd
  • Diego Garza
  • Tanner Moultrie
  • John Brooks Sanford
  • River Smith
  • Shep Speakman
  • Hudson Stanford
  • Toby Yaeger
  • Michael Smith, Head Coach

Note: All-stars are voted on by the league coaches via secret ballot.

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2024 PeeWee League Rookie (7U) All-Star Team Announced

Congratulations to our 2024 Opelika Diamond Youth PeeWee League Rookie (7U) All-Stars. We look forward to you representing Opelika Diamond Youth in Prattville, AL at the Rookie State Tournament beginning June 13th.

Head coaches will be reaching out to each player to give information on uniform fitting and practices. All names are listed in alphabetical order.

  • Maddox Baker
  • Eli Chandler
  • KJ Chappelle
  • Kayson Coleman
  • Amir Dunn
  • Tucker Edwards
  • James Fenn
  • Mack Henderson
  • Ransom Herring
  • Finn Mason
  • Westin Ragsdale
  • Mark Sawyer
  • Jesse Edwards, Head Coach

Note: All-stars are voted on by the league coaches via secret ballot.

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2024 Schedules Now Available

The schedules for the 2024 season have been released. Please select your league below or visit our schedules page to download your league’s schedule. Coaches will hand out paper copies with uniforms in the next few weeks.

The first game for all leagues is Monday, April 1st. Opening Ceremonies will be Saturday, April 6th. Some teams will play doubleheaders that day.

2024 PeeWee Schedule
2024 Minor Schedule
2024 Ozone Schedule

Rainouts will be made up if necessary.

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Registration for the 2024 season is open!

*UPDATE* – Tryout info is below.

Registration for the 2024 Opelika Diamond Youth Baseball season is now open! To register, please go here.

Register early to receive an early-bird discount of $15. This will bring fees down to $80. Note: the cost will show as $95 until the automatic discount is applied in your cart. This discount expires at midnight on February 9th, so register early to save.

The deadline to register is Friday, February 16th at midnight.

Opelika Youth is for ages 6-12, based on the player’s age on 4/30/24. Note: If your child is 6 and has never played any type of baseball, we recommend them playing in the Opelika Parks & Rec T-ball/Coach Pitch league. This league plays late Spring/Summer and registration will be open later in the Spring.

Please use a valid email address when registering, as all tryout information will be sent via email. You can also keep up with news and dates at facebook.com/opelikadiamondyouth.

Important dates regarding tryouts:

  • Minor (9-10) – Saturday (2/24) – 10:30 AM – Field 1 – ALL Players
  • Ozone (11-12) – Sunday (2/25) – 1:30 PM – Field 7 – ALL Players
  • PeeWee (6-8) – Sunday (2/25) – 3:30 PM – Field 1 – NEW Players that were not in our PeeWee league last season.

Other important dates:

  • Friday, February 9th – Last day of $15 discount.
  • Friday, February 16th – Last day to register.
  • Monday, February 26th – First practice.
  • Tuesday, April 2nd – First game.
  • Saturday, April 6th – Opening Day.

Bat Rules for 2024

We will be sticking with the bat rule changes from 2023, meaning our league will allow USSSA (“travel ball bats”) in the Ozone league (11-12 year olds) ONLY.

PeeWee and Minor leagues will still use USA bats, with Ozone players having the option to use USA bats as well.

Statement from DYB National regarding organizational name change:

DYB, Inc., formerly known as Dixie Youth Baseball®, has completed a rebranding of our baseball program. Going forward we will use the ‘Diamond Youth Baseball® brand to promote the DYB baseball program. Since our founding in 1955, the mission of DYB has been “to promote the development of strong character, a right attitude, a sense of responsibility and citizenship in youth using the games of baseball and softball as a vehicle” and the Diamond Youth Baseball® (DYB) brand will continue that mission into the future.  

Therefore, our league will now be known as Opelika Diamond Youth Baseball as part of the Diamond Youth Baseball organization. We will be making branding changes to our website, social media, and signage over the next few weeks.

Join us in 2024.

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