The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced today that the SIAC Baseball Championship will be held in Ozark, AL beginning in 2012. All games will be played at historic Eagle Stadium.

“We’re excited about the city of Ozark hosting the SIAC Baseball Championship. Steve Sherrill and Ozark Leisure Services have maintained a great facility in Eagle Stadium, which should make for a first-class championship experience for our student-athletes as well as our fans and alumni that attend the game,” said SIAC Commissioner Gregory Moore.

The 2012 SIAC Baseball Championship will take place Thursday, April 26th through Sunday, April 29th. The top four teams from the SIAC East and West Divisions will advance to play in the double-elimination baseball tournament.

“We have some talented basketball, baseball and football players locally. This is a great benefit for our community to educate the institutions on who we are and where we are, and hopefully it will open up some doors and avenues for our kids,” said Ozark Leisure Services Director Steve Sherrill in reference to the SIAC Baseball Championship coming to Ozark.

The 2012 SIAC Baseball Championship will also feature a brand new championship logo, which was designed by Phoenix Design Works (