Aragona Pembroke Little League: My Site News

April 30, 2018
Congratulations to Our 2018 Team Banner Contest Winners!
 
The judging is over and APLL is proud to announce the winners of our 2018 Team Banner Contest! 
 
Tee Ball = Cubs and Nationals
Minor B Baseball = Astros
Minor Softball = Warriors
Minor A Baseball = Rays
Major Softball = Wildcats
Major Baseball = Rays
Senior Softball = Warriors
 
Photos of the winning banners have been loaded to our "Albums" page.


Sunday, April 8
April 8, 2018
Bobby Rutledge Field Dedication
 
Please join us on Field 5 tomorrow, Monday, April 9th at 6:30pm as we dedicate this field to the memory of Bobby Rutledge. 


January 8, 2018
APLL Spring Season 2018 Registration
 
Registration for the APLL Spring Season will take place at Witchduck Bingo Hall (located at 660 N Witchduck Road in Virginia Beach):
Saturday, January 27th = Noon to 4pm
(Save 1/3 off the Registration Fee per player when you register on January 27th!)
Saturday, February 3th = Noon to 3pm
Saturday, February 17th = Noon to 3pm

All returning players must be registered by February 17th at 3pm.
 
ALL players should bring their birth certificate and 3 proof of residency documents to sign up. For more information regarding NEW RULES related to acceptable proof of residency documents for 2018 please see the handout link below.

Registration Fees for the 2018 Spring Season are:
League Age* 4 through 6 = $75 
League Age* 7 through 10 = $90  
League Age* 11 through 12 = $105 
League Age* 13 through 16 = $120
All Challengers = free registration
Family Cap = $270 
 
*League Age is defined by Little League International per the calculator here.  Please note that the APLL Board of Directors shall decide the age-cutoffs within each 2018 Baseball/Softball Division.
 
We accept cash, checks, and credit/debit cards!

NO ADDITIONAL FUNDRAISER REQUIREMENTS!!!  

APLL Registration Fee Scholarships are available for families in need - applications will be available during our registration sessions at Witchduck Hall.

Opening Day for the APLL Spring Season is currently planned for Saturday, April 7th. Closing Day is currently planned for Saturday, June 9th.

Handout: Proof of Residency Documents

April 6, 2018
APLL 2018 Opening Day Mini-Parade & Ceremony
 
Due to the current forecast calling for rain in the area tomorrow morning, the Opening Day Mini-Parade and Ceremony scheduled for Saturday, April 7th has been canceled.
 
NO games for tomorrow have been canceled as of yet.  Please make sure that you have signed up for text messages from Rained Out (article below) as this is the method used to communicate the delay or cancellation of games at the APLL Complex.


April 2, 2018

Opening Day Mini Parade and Ceremony

APLL will host our Opening Day on Saturday, April 7th. All players should be at the Complex no later than 9:30am so that the teams can be lined up for the parade kick-off at 10:00am. Teams will line up on Field 3 with their manager, rostered coaches and official team parent.  All parents and spectators should gather around Field 2 for the ceremony.

Our gravel parking area behind Fields 2 and 3 will be available to reduce on-street parking.  Please be aware that there are several no-parking zones on De Laura Lane and vehicles will be ticketed/towed if found to be in violation.

In the event of adverse weather conditions, a message will be sent via the RainedOut system with updates -- so make sure that you have signed up for this service!



February 27, 2018
APLL Spring Season 2018 Tryouts
 
Tryouts for children ages 7 and above will take place Saturday and Sunday, March 10th and 11th at our complex (595 DeLaura Lane in Virginia Beach).
The schedule is below in the event that you misplaced yours from our registration sessions:

Handout: 2018 Tryout Schedule

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February 20, 2018

APLL 2018 Late Registration Process 

Although our official registration sessions have ended, limited spaces are available in select divisions. If you are interested in signing up your player for a division that has openings, please follow the process outlined below. For closed divisions, you may have your child placed on a wait list in the event a vacancy becomes available on a team after our season begins. 

 

Current Openings By Division (as of 2/26/2018):

 

Softball (based on player’s league age)

Minor Softball (league ages 7-9) = closed

Major Softball (league ages 10-12) = closed 

Junior/Senior Softball (league ages 13-16) = closed

 

Baseball (based on player’s league age)

Tee Ball Baseball (league ages 4-6) = closed

Minor B Baseball (league ages 7-8) = closed

Minor A Baseball (league ages 9-10) = closed

Major Baseball (league ages 11-12) = closed  

 Senior Baseball (league ages 13-16) = closed

 

Process for Late Registration/Addition to Wait List:

Parents interested in registering a player in an open division or having their child’s name added to the wait list for closed divisions must send an email with the following to the appropriate email address below.

Player’s name

Player’s date of birth

Player’s league age

Player’s gender

Player’s address

Parent’s name

Primary phone number

All requests must be sent to: cmianulli@cox.net. 

Requests will be taken in the order that they are received at this email address. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted. No special requests can be accepted.

 

If there is space for your child, you will receive an acknowledgement email advising that your request has been accepted, with the date and time to meet with the Player Agent to complete your registration. Failure to attend this meeting will result in moving your request to the back of the line and your child may lose their chance to play.

Late Registration Costs:

League ages 4-6:

Registration fee of $75 

League ages 7-10:

Registration fee of $90

League ages 11-12:

Registration fee of $105 

League ages 13-16:

Registration fee of $120 

 

FAMILY CAP = $270  

 

For late registration, APLL accepts only cash (exact change) and checks. Checks should be made out to APLL.



October 10, 2017
Celebration of Life for Bobby Rutledge
 
 October 14th Update:  Due to current weather conditions, the memorial for Bobby Rutledge will be held at Witchduck Bingo Hall (660 N Witchduck Road) at 11:00am. To continue with still some sort of fundraiser for the family, we will have raffles and food for sale at $5 a plate. Hope to see you there!
 
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The Aragona Pembroke Board of Directors mourns the passing of Robert “Bobby” Rutledge, a member of the APLL Board of Directors in the position of Field Maintenance. Bobby was devoted to his family, dedicated to the coaching of our young athletes and determined to make a bigger difference by joining the Board in 2016. His gentle soul and gracious smile will be missed by all of us.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Trish, and his three children during this difficult time.
The Celebration of Life for Bobby will be held at the APLL Complex on Saturday, October 14th. All are welcome to join us to share memories of Bobby at the place he loved to be. 


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August 29, 2017
Fall Ball 2017 Late Registration Process
 
Although our official registration sessions have ended, limited spaces are available in select divisions. If you are interested in signing up your player for the Fall Ball season, please email our Player Agent with the information listed below:
Player’s name
Player’s date of birth
Player’s gender
Player’s address
Parent’s name
Primary phone number  
 
All requests must be sent to: cmianulli@cox.net.
Requests will be taken in the order that they are received at this email address. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted. No special requests can be accepted.  
 
If there is space for your child, you will receive an acknowledgement email advising that your request has been accepted, with the date and time to meet with the Player Agent to complete your registration. Failure to attend this meeting will result in moving your request to the back of the line and your child may lose their chance to play.


July 25, 2017

APLL 2017 Fall Ball Registration

 Fall Ball Registration for 2017 will take place at Witchduck Hall (660 N Witchduck Road) on:

Saturday, August 19th from 11am to 1pm

Monday, August 28th from 6:30 to 8pm

Registration fees are $25 for children league age 4 to 8, $40 for children league age 9 and up.

APLL accepts cash, checks and most major credit cards for registration fees.

The Fall Ball season will run from September 16th to November 4th.

 



July 6, 2017

APLL Junior Softball Team = 2017 District 8 Champions!

The APLL Junior Softball Team has arrived at the Virginia State Tournament in Woodstock, Virginia!

Good Luck Ladies! Make Us Proud!!



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July 5, 2017
APLL 9-11 Baseball Team = 2017 District 8 Champions!
Congratulations to the APLL 9-11 Baseball Team!
You are the 2017 District 8 Champions!!!
We are so proud of you!
Good Luck at the Virginia State Tournament in Luray!


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March 31, 2017
Update for April 1, 2017
 
Due to heavy rains and flooding in the area, the Opening Day Mini-Parade and Ceremony, as well as all games scheduled for Saturday, April 1st have been canceled.
 
Hope all our families stay safe, sound and dry!
 


Monday, April 3
April 3, 2017
Team Banner Judging to Take Place
 
Although our Opening Day Ceremony was canceled, we still look forward to judging team banners since we know so much time and effort went into these works of art!
 
Teams should have their banners displayed at their games this week so that our judges can make a decision on the winners.  


March 24, 2017

Field Maintenance Day

Volunteers are needed for Field Maintenance on Sunday, March 26th from 9am to 12pm.  There will be activities for both adults and children -- please come out and get the complex ready for the upcoming season!

Meet in the area in front of the complex restrooms for direction on what needs to be done.

Thanks in advance to everyone who can stop by and help us prepare for Opening Day!



August 30, 2016
APLL 2016 Fall Ball Timeline
APLL wants to thank all the families that signed their players up during our August registration sessions.
We are currently working on all the details to make the season a success.
 
On September 10th - Team Managers will be receiving rosters, equipment and practice field assignments.
 
Team Managers will be instructed to call their players by September 12th.  
 
We hope that all our families are enjoying the last days of summer vacation and that our players have the time to get back into their school routines before the start of our season.


August 30, 2016
APLL 2016 Fall Ball Late Registration Process
 
Update as of September 14th -- all of our teams have been filled and registration for the Fall Ball season has ended.  Registration for our Spring 2017 Season will begin in January 2017 and the dates of the sessions will be posted on this site in early January.
Although our official registration sessions have ended, limited spaces are available in select divisions. If you are interested in signing up your player for the Fall Ball season, please email our Player Agent with the information listed below.
Player’s name
Player’s date of birth
Player’s gender
Player’s address
Parent’s name
Primary phone number
 
All requests must be sent to: cmianulli@cox.net.
Requests will be taken in the order that they are received at this email address. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted. No special requests can be accepted.
 
If there is space for your child, you will receive an acknowledgement email advising that your request has been accepted, with the date and time to meet with the Player Agent to complete your registration. Failure to attend this meeting will result in moving your request to the back of the line and your child may lose their chance to play.


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June 30, 2016
 APLL 7/8 Softball Team = 2016 District 8 Champions!
 
Congratulations to the APLL 7/8 Softball Team!
You are the 2016 District 8 Champions!!!
We are so proud of you!


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Friday, March 4
Knock Off the Rust Clinic - POSTPONED

Due to chilly temperatures and field conditions, the Knock Off the Rust Clinic previously scheduled for Saturday, March 5th has been postponed to Saturday, March 19th.

 Hope to see you then! 



February 23, 2016

APLL Spring Season 2016 Late Registration Process

Although our official registration sessions have ended, limited spaces are available in select divisions. If you are interested in signing up your player for a division that has openings, please follow the process outlined below. For closed divisions, you may have your child placed on a wait list in the event a vacancy becomes available on a team after our season begins.

Current Openings By Division (as of 4/18/2016):

Softball - Based on player’s league age

Minor Softball (league ages 7-9) = closed

Major Softball (league ages 10-12) = closed

Junior/Senior Softball (league ages 13-16) - closed

Baseball - Based on player’s league age

Tee Ball Baseball (league ages 4-6) = closed

Minor B Baseball (league ages 7-8) = closed

Minor A Baseball (league age 9-10) - closed

  Major Baseball (league ages 11-12) = closed

Senior Baseball (league ages 13-16) = closed

Process for Late Registration/Addition to Wait List:

Parents interested in registering a player in an open division or having their child’s name added to the wait list for closed divisions must send an email with the following to the appropriate email address below.

Player’s name

Player’s date of birth

Player’s league age

Player’s gender

Player’s address

Parent’s name

Primary phone number

All requests must be sent to: cmianulli@cox.net.

Requests will be taken in the order that they are received at this email address. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted.

No special requests can be accepted.

If there is space for your child, you will receive an acknowledgement email advising that your request has been accepted, with the date and time to meet with the Player Agent to complete your registration. Failure to attend this meeting will result in moving your request to the back of the line and your child may lose their chance to play.

Late Registration Costs:

Baseball/Softball - League age 4-6: $50 plus mandatory fundraiser

Baseball/Softball - League age 7-10:  $70 plus mandatory fundraiser 

Baseball/Softball - League age 11-12:  $80 plus mandatory fundraiser

Baseball/Softball - League age 13-18:  $90 plus mandatory fundraiser

APLL accepts cash, checks and credit/debit cards. Checks should be made out to APLL.
 
Fundraiser choices for 2016 are:
World's Finest Chocolate* (pay $60 at registration, sell the candy bars and keep the proceeds)
Cash Buyout ($35)
 
*Please note that fundraiser items may be limited -- and individuals registering at late sessions may not have all the selections to choose from.  


Tuesday, March 3
APLL Knock Off the Rust Clinic Rescheduled

Due to the recent adverse weather, our fields have been impacted and will take time to recover.
 
As such, the Knock Off the Rust clinic originally scheduled for March 7, 2015 has been postponed to March 21, 2015.
 
The clinic will run from 1pm to 3pm on the 21st.
 
We apologize for any inconvenience this may create.  If you have questions, please contact Brian Miller at maczilla70@verizon.net.


Thursday, May 28
APLL All Star Team Tryouts

All Star teams, consisting of players of league ages 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-16 for both baseball and softball*, will be selected from among the regular season players to represent APLL in the Little League All Star Tournaments.

Selection as an All Star player is an honor, providing the opportunity to represent APLL and play at a higher level against top competition from around the Hampton Roads area and potentially beyond. Alongside the honor and recognition of All Star selection, comes significant commitment and responsibility, which extend to both player and family. Regular attendance at practices and games is mandatory. Players interested in being considered for an All Star team must attend the appropriate tryout session listed below. A parent must complete and return the Commitment form available at the session on May 31st for their child to be considered for placement on an All Star Team. Failure to attend tryouts and/or return the form will remove your child for consideration for the All Star Team.

May 31 – Tryout Sessions – At the APLL Complex:

Baseball:

League Age 7/8 – Field 5 – 1pm

League Age 9/10 – Field 1 – 2pm

League Age 11/12 – Field 1 – 3pm

League Age 13-16 – Field 3 – 4pm

Softball:

League Age 7/8 – Field 5 – 3pm

League Age 9/10 – Field 1 – 2pm

League Age 11/12 – Field 1 – 1pm

League Age 13-16 – Field 3 – 3pm

 

*Although APLL plans to coordinate teams for all divisions, we are required to have a minimum number of available and eligible players to enter teams in the tournaments. Should we find that specific teams cannot be fielded, this information will be provided following the tryout sessions.



Monday, March 2
APLL Tryout Schedule

Tryouts for Saturday, March 14th WILL run as scheduled at the APLL Complex at 595 De Laura Lane.  See you there!  Softball Players who are league age 9 OR league age 13-16 should not attend tryouts.

 

Tryouts for Registered Players ages 9 to 16 will be conducted on March 14th and 15th.  Please see the handout for session details.  Players must check in with the Player Agent prior to proceeding to the designated field. 


Handout: 2015 Tryout Schedule

Monday, March 3
General Meeting on March 3rd - CANCELLED

Due to the wintery weather - the General Membership meeting scheduled for this evening, March 3, 2014, has been cancelled.  The next General Membership meeting will be held on April 7, 2014 at 6:30pm at Witchduck Hall.

APLL hopes all our families stay safe during this winter storm!



Thursday, April 3
Opening Day at APLL Is Almost Here!

Opening Day this year will be Saturday, April 5th. All players should be at the complex no later than 9:30am so that the teams can be lined up for the parade kick-off at 10:00am. In case of rain on Saturday, messages will be sent via the RainedOut system to all subscribers. Opening Day at APLL is a long-standing tradition that includes the annual parade of teams and the traditional Opening Day Ceremony, followed by the playing of the first games of the year! Hope to see you there!