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Challenger Little League kicks off season

Posted at 3:36 PM, Mar 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-13 18:36:40-04

Challenger Little League of Southern Nevada kicked off their season Saturday.

The league enables children from ages 4 to 18 with mental or physical disabilities to enjoy the game of baseball.

7 different teams in the valley will play at the Myron Leavitt Jaycee Family Park near Sahara Avenue and Atlantic Street. The park was recently modfiied with ADA-accessible dugouts and baseball diamonds.

"It's heartwarming and touching to see the children with disabilities play America's past time which is baseball," said Tom Taycher, with the Challenger Little League.