Gryder softball tournament benefiting Officer Orlando

The Gary Gryder Softball tournament will be held March 2nd and 3rd at the Baytown Softball Fields located at 5115 E. Road, Baytown, TX 77521. Gary Gryder, an HPD officer and an HPOU board member was killed in the line of duty in 2008 when a driver disregarded traffic barrels hitting Gryder who was in the road. Gary Gryder’s wife, Debbie Gryder, is a retired HPD officer and their son, Austin Gryder, currently works for HPD.

The Opening Ceremonies will take place on March 3rd at 9 AM. The Opening Ceremonies will include the Honor Guard, Mounted Patrol, and the HPD Blues signing the National Anthem. This year’s recipient will be Michael Orlando, an HPD retired officer battling several health issues. We would love to see all of you there supporting our softball teams and help raise money for Mike Orlando!

2022 Tournament Winners!