CARY — As a youngster growing up in Nebraska, Mark Clements’ father took him to Omaha every spring to attend the Division I College World Series at historic old Rosenblatt Stadium.

It was an experience that had a profound effect on him.

Clements, an associate athletic director at Northwest Missouri State and the chairman of the NCAA Division II baseball committee, was struck by how much fun he had and, as he thinks back, how perfectly suited the venue was for the event. Continue reading article by Brett Friedlander, North State Journal, here