New Albany Founders Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 19, 2024

New Albany Founders Day
Linda Honaker

New Albany, OH: New Albany Founders Day is pleased to recognize the New Albany 12U Little League Baseball Team as Grand Marshals of the Dr. Glyde A. Marsh New Albany Founders Day Parade.

The team etched their names in history in 2023, becoming the first from New Albany to compete in the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

The team compiled a 12-3 record throughout the season, ending their run as Champions of the Great Lakes region in the 2023 Little League World Series.

New Albany 12U Little League Baseball Team

The team is composed of coaches Tim Bush, Mark Nardell, Bob Pettinger, and Kyle Sayre, and players Alex Behaein, Eddie Bloch, Henry Bush, Jake Gilmer, Kevin Klingerman, Lincoln Luffler, Coke Mueller, Owen Nardell, Nolan Pettinger, Hunter Sayre, Beau Spangler, Blake Stall, and Austin Sturmi.

The team will be recognized at the New Albany Founders Day Festival and The Dr. Glyde A. Marsh New Albany Founders Day Parade on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Rose Run Park in New Albany.

About New Albany Founders Day:

Founders Day has been celebrating New Albany and Plain Township’s history at its annual festival each year since 1976. The parade and festival welcome about 7,000 people each year and will take place on Saturday, May 11, 2024. The parade and the festival both begin at 11:00 AM. Please contact for further information or visit our website at


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