By Shawn Arrajj
Special-needs children in the Cy-Fair area are getting ready to play ball.
It has been two years since the Miracle League—a nonprofit providing all children the chance to play baseball regardless of circumstance and ability—was introduced at the Langham Creek YMCA. What started out as a dream from three local residents to give children a place to play has grown into a $2.4 million facility set to open March 28.
Rodney Finke, Allan Wallace and Mack Hoehner first approached board members of the Langham Creek YMCA about starting a Miracle League chapter in 2013.
“They told us to build a temporary field and we’ll see how it goes,” said Hoehner, who is also the board chairman with the Langham Creek YMCA. “So we built the world’s greatest T-ball field and have been playing on that for the past two years.” Read more.