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Grand opening set for sports complex
Josh Reddick, shown in Saturday's Rincon Lions Club Christmas Parade, will be featured in the Champion Parade at the Clarence E. Morgan Complex in Springfield at 8:22 a.m. on Dec. 9. - photo by Mark Lastinger/staff

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Board of Commissioners and Effingham Recreation and Parks Department will conduct a grand opening at the Clarence E. Morgan Complex on Dec. 9 at 10:15 a.m..

Other events include the 8:22 a.m. Champion Parade featuring recent World Series winner Josh Reddick, a Houston Astros outfielder and 2005 South Effingham graduate who wears No. 22. 

At 9:22 a.m., registration for the Home Run Derby will start. The derby will begin at 11 a.m.