Register now for Spring Baseball.
The 4k league will play t-ball. The kindergarten league will play coach pitch with games at the High School. 1st and 2nd grade will be machine pitch. All other leagues will be player pitch.
Evaluations are only for 1st graders who did not play fall baseball in 2016 and those elementary age players who did not play MBA last year. Evaluations will be held on January 28th. Also, any 3rd grader who wants to pitch must attend evaluations (pitching evaluations at 1 pm).
Players will be notified of team assignments by their coach around the end of January.
Teams are selected based on random draws and skill level only. Special requests for specific coaches, teammates, or carpools are not provided for in this process.
Uniforms – For baseball, MBA will provide new jerseys and hats for each child. Players will provide baseball pants, glove, socks, and shoes.
Jan 28 - evaluations
Jan 29 - team selections
Week of 2/20 - first practices
Mar 11 - opening day
Mar 12-22 - Games for 1st - 4th, 5th and 6th may start sooner
Mar 18 - first 4k t-ball games
Mar 23-Apr 2 - no games or practices
Apr 3 - May 6 - games scheduled
May 7 - 17 - tournaments for 1st-4th
For post season GBBA play, contact Brad Hart at email@example.com. The cutoff age for GBBA is based on April 30th. Players age for the 2017 season is determined by his/her age at the end of the day on April 30th.
4k - Houston Nichols
K - Philip Little
1st - Grant Robicheaux
2nd - Champ Lyons
3rd - Shannon Diddell
4th - John Bell
5th - Charles Lambert
6th - Jeff Ray
Prep - Triston Pearson
Evaluations (Grades K-7) for new players & prospective pitchers - 2/11
Team selections begin as early as 2/12
Coach's Clinic - TBD
First Player Development League (PDL) practices start - 2/21
First practices for MBA teams - 1st week of March
First games for some leagues - 3/20
End of regular season tournaments - 5/1-5/15
It is the hope and expectation of MBA that girls will learn and enjoy the game of softball as well as enjoying the social aspects of being a team member. This is a recreational league, and fun and sportsmanship must take precedence over a focus on winning. To support this effort, all players, coaches, and parents are expected to show good sportsmanship at all times. Players are also expected to attend and fully participate in all practices and games. A player should make MBA softball her first priority over and above any additional leagues she may choose to participate in.
• For girls in 3rd & 5th grades we will allow, by that family’s choice prior to the rec team selection process, girls who qualify because of their age/birthdate to play in the league “below” if they will be eligible for selection (not a guaranteed selection) for that league’s All-Stars/post season play team. The understanding is the rec league you play in is the only MB All Star team you are eligible to be selected for. For example, the younger 3rd and 5th graders can choose to play down in the 1st–3rd grade league (8U) or the 3rd–5th grade league (10U) if their birthdays fall after Jan. 1, 2008 and Jan. 1, 2006 respectively. ONLY THOSE GIRLS WHO ARE AGE ELIGIBLE WILL BE ALLOWED TO PLAY DOWN, SHOULD THEY CHOOSE TO DO SO.
MBA softball teams will try and have no more than two events (practices & games) per week.
Jennifer Couch - firstname.lastname@example.org (901-8472)
*Effective September 1, 1994-Programs sponsored by MBA will be offered to only Mtn Brk residents whose children who are eligible to attend M
We fully understand that each volunteer provides his/ her time, effort and energy toward our children and we truly appreciate and value each of them. In order to make sure that our children are protected and safe, background checks are a necessity. As the MBA continues to grow and provide more opportunities, this is truly the most confidential and cost effective way to make sure we are providing as safe of an environment as possible for our youth.
If your background check meets the requirements then you will be cleared to volunteer twelve months from the day you complete the check. A new check is required each year and will expire one year from the date of your original check. However, please understand that being “cleared” by the background check does NOT guarantee you of becoming a Board Member or being selected for a coaching position. Not completing or not being cleared guarantees you will NOT be considered for a coaching or Board position with MBA.