Twelfth Team Joins Ohio Valley League

Local Sources - The Ohio Valley League will have a 12th team in their 12th Season.  

Ohio Valley League President penned the following release:

"We continue to grow into a larger and more competitive Summer collegiate baseball league.  The newest member of the Ohio Valley League will be the Clarksville, TN Whirlybirds.  The Whirlybirds will open League play on Thursday, 1 June, at the Full Count Rhythm in Hendersonville, TN.  Their first home game will be on Saturday, 3 June, against the Hoptown Hoppers at Rossview High School. 

"The Whirlybirds will be part of the South division.  The South division will include the Bowling Green Pistons (formerly the Franklin Duelers), Hopkinsville Hoppers, Hendersonville Full Count Rhythm, Paducah Chiefs, and Fulton Railroaders. The North division will include the Louisville Jockeys, Dubois County Bombers, Owensboro Riverdawgs, Henderson Flash, Muhlenberg Stallions, and Madisonville Miners. 

"The 2023 OVL Season will start on Thursday, 1 June, and our postseason Tournament will end on Sunday, 30 July.  The League will play 43 games during the regular season followed by the Tournament which begins on Friday, 21 July.  Teams will play other teams within their division five times and the teams in the opposite division three times.  The Championship Tournament series will consist of three rounds of best-of-three-game series culminating on Sunday, 30 July, with a post Season Champion.

"Check out each team's website and social media for their schedule of games.  All scheduled games for the entire League are available on our League website at or you can follow the OVL on social media: @OVLBaseball

"The countdown is ON.  It is only 169 days until the first pitch.  Approximately 4,056 hours, 243,360 minutes, or 14,601,600 seconds give or take a few.  Just in case you're counting."

The Dubois County Bombers are the Norther-most team in the OVL.