The Hesperia American Little League announced last week it open its season March 12.

The day will begin at 8 a.m. with team-sponsored booths for fun and prizes and team photos. There will be a longest hit contest for each division age group including one for over 18. Prizes for places first through third will be awarded.

Opening day ceremonies will begin after noon. Players from the league will recite the Little League oath and players of the Challenger League will throw the first pitches for both softball and baseball.

Additional tryouts will be held Saturday at Lime Street Park.

Visit the league's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Hesperia-American-Little-League-143028809989 for more information.