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                     Pee Wee Umpire Meeting

There will be a meeting for anyone interested in Umpiring at the Pee Wee Level on Saturday, April 19th at 9 am.  

This meeting will take place on the International Field.  

We will have a representative from the Capital District Umpire Association on hand to go over a few techniques on how to call a game.

If you are interested, please plan on attending.  If you have any questions, please contact Ron Filkins at roncoloniell@gmail.com 

                                                

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Opening Day 2014

*The parade will begin promptly at 9 am.  

*All players should meet their coaches and teams at the corner of Sharon  and Tanglewood at 8:30 am.

*All families can watch the Opening Ceremonies at the Major Field after the parade.

*Coaches will "hand off" their players to the parents at the end of the ceremony.

*Only Coaches and Managers will be walking with their teams in the parade. Tball parents are able to walk in the parade, but only coaches will be permitted on the field for the Opening ceremonies.

 


 

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St. Louis Cardinals Manager, Mike Matheny, was asked to coach his son’s baseball team.

Believing the biggest problem in youth sports is overbearing parents, he decided to write a letter to them, addressing his concerns and expressing conditions he required from his team’s moms and dads.

The long, detailed letter was initially meant for only those with children on his team, but it eventually became the Matheny Manifesto, an impactful, direct, and honest message parents everywhere can learn from.

With many baseball and softball seasons just beginning, we encourage you to watch the Matheny Manifesto Video which appeared on ESPN during the 2013 Little League Baseball® World Series.

The video features Little League’s president and CEO, Stephen D. Keener, and provides important ways you can best support your Little Leaguer®.

Click here here to watch the below Matheny Manifesto



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I AM A YOUTH ATHLETE


I am brave and strong and talented.  But I’m still just a kid.  I am not perfect.  I am a work in progress.  I need you to be patient while I test the limits of my body and work through the emotions that come with success and failure.  When I make a mistake, I wonder if you’ll be disappointed.  When I reach my goals, I look to see if you are watching.  I am a youth athlete.  I love my sport.  You call it a completion.  I call it playing the game.  I am a youth athlete.  I am YOUR youth athlete.  Winning feels great, but your praise feels infinitely better.  Please remember these things and I promise to do my best and make you proud.

 
By: Unknown Author

 

 

2014 Spring Baseball

Schedules

 Major Division
International Division
 Pee Wee Division
 Junior Pee Wee Division
T-Ball Division

 

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           Opening Day Bake Sale – We Need Your Help Please

We are asking for 2 bakers from each team to either bake/make or donate something for our annual bake sale on Opening Day. Please email denise.atkins@verizon.com to advise your team name, who is baking and what they will be bringing.

Some suggestions are cookies, brownies, rice Krispy treats, cupcakes, cake pops, donuts, muffins, chocolate covered pretzels. All items are welcome. All baked goods can be dropped off at the large concession stand either Friday April 25th after 5PM or Saturday before the parade starting at 8AM. 

In addition if there is anyone who can help at the bake sale for ½ hour please let me know.  The more help we have the smoother the day goes!! 

Thank you very much!!

 

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** Upcoming Important Dates **

Saturday, 4/19 -- Registration for the Challenger League. 

Saturday, 4/26 -- Opening Day!!!

Saturday, 5/10 -- Pictures at Sand Creek Middle School in the Back Gym.  More information will come soon.

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Stay tuned for additional dates and times as more details become available.  Any changes to the above would be posted here, so please check this website from time to time as the season quickly approaches.

 

 

 

Click on the below links to see the

2014 Majors and International Teams

2014 Major Division Teams

2014 International Division Teams

2014 Pee Wee Division Teams

2014 Jr. Pee Wee Division Teams

2014 T-Ball Division Teams

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Stop by our Auxiliary (<-- Click here) page to read more about joining.


  

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We encourage everyone else (Non-Majors and Non-International) to also sign up so we can begin to plan the Spring 2014 season as it will approach us very quickly and there is a lot to be done before opening day 2014. 

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It's going to be Baseball season

before you know it....

 

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Click on the "On-line

Registration" link to the left of

this page to register for the

Spring 2014 season. 

The season will be here before

you know it. 

April 26th (Opening Day) is just

around the corner.

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New for 2014...anyone that attends school(s) within the South Colonie School district are now eligible to play Little League at Colonie Little League.

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The registration for the Spring 2014 season is open and can

 

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