14U Atlantic County Hammerheads Baseball: Welcome

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                    The Atlantic County Hammerheads are a competitive traveling youth baseball teamFounded years ago with the goal of inspiring boys who love the game to learn and to play their best.  Developing confidence and learning the game through teamwork and responsibility are at the core of the program's foundation.  Losses teach the boys how to deal with adversity and inspire them to work harder while wins are viewed as opportunity to teach the boys how to be humble and build strong character.

The Team is comprised of families throughout the towns of Atlantic & Cape May Counties including but not limited to Galloway Twp, Margate, Ocean City, Egg Harbor Twp, Egg Harbor City, Northfield & Mayslanding.  The Team plays its home games at the picturesque Atlantic Christian School Field.

Thanks for visiting with us and hope to see you in the stands at an upcoming game!   



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Saturday, August 16
2014 TSE Major League Champions!

The boys secured the 2014 TSE Major League Title in very convincing style by defeating a very talented PT Indians Team 16-3 under the lights this past Thursday.,! After a month off with the team split between the Atlantic Shore & Atlantic West 13U Babe Ruth All Star Teams- the boys reunited and made a statement by securing their second League Title in as many years. It was great to see the boys back in their colors and playing their game. We're very proud of you- Enjoy the time off, you've earned it!

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2014 TSE Major League Champions

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"Hanging Out"
Monday, April 14
Enjoying The Weather :)

     The boys enjoyed the great Spring time weather together this past weekend on an off day of baseball.  The very next day they were on the field posting some impressive hit and run totals vs a solid SJ Titans Team.  The end result was adding a couple more W's to their record.  Way to go boys - keep your bats alive there's a lot of baseball to play! 



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New Look In 2014!
Tuesday, April 8
2014 Spring Season Opener, Finally.......

    The skies finally turned blue and the sun finally shined long enough for the boys to hit the field for their 2014 Spring Opener at picturesque Atlantic Christian School www.acseht.org field this past weekend.  The boys bats didn't seem to miss a beat from last fall as they out slugged a very talented Bombers Blue team to TWO open season victories.

    Way to Go Boys ~  Your performance and your new Look/Uniforms compliments of Rawlings and Bobby Woods www.bobbywoodsbaseball.com  impressed the fans from the opening pitch!



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Atlantic Christian School

Tuesday, December 24
The Boy's Show Their Christmas Spirit :)

          Our Parents & Players made this year's team holiday party one of the best yet.  As we've been doing for some time now everyone gathered recently at the Smithville Community Center.   We shared memories of the boys incredible 2013 season, enjoyed each other’s special dishes and watched the boys have fun.  This year however they all brought in baseball gear donations as well to support a great cause.  Their generosity will surely make some less fortunate children very happy.  You've made us very proud boys! 

Happy Holidays & See You All Next Year!


 



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Team Holiday Party 2013

Monday, November 18
The Team's Annual Fundraiser Hits The Mark!

     The team families, friends and fan base came together for our Annual Fundraiser at King Pin in Egg Harbor Township this past Saturday night.  The attendance reached an all-time high and the support through the raffle items proved to hit the mark also.  This is great news as the success of this event along with the support of our key sponsors (Dunkin Donuts, Boardwalk Honda Acura & Cape Bank) is instrumental in supplying the funds necessary to operate our team at a high level.    We want to thank everyone who attended and supported the team at this fun event!

Tuesday, October 29
Chilly Fall Victory for the Team @ Sports At The Beach

This past weekend the team arrived into Rehoboth on a sunny, cool, and windy Saturday morning. The boys fought off the chilly fall weather on day one and settled into "their" game on Sunday by heating up to capture W's vs 5 talented teams. Thier strong efforts secured the team's first Tournament Championship as 13U. We are very proud of you all, and what a great way to complete your first season on the Big Field! Congratulations players and parents!

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Fall 2013 SATB Champs!

Wednesday, August 14
Our Boys of Summer Enjoy Cooperstown & Picturesque All Star Village!!

What a great time and experience at the picturesque All Star Village campus for each of our players and families!  From the beautiful cool mid 70 degree weather, blue skies and soft breeze to the heat of the competition witnessed at each game played.  Congratulations to our players for show casing their skills versus very talented teams from throughout the country.  We couldn't be prouder of you boys for playing the way you did and finishing up your 50/70 field carreers in Cooperstown.  Way to go and enjoy the next few weeks off until we begin cheering for each of you on the big field this Fall!

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Boys @ All Star Village 1st Day

Wednesday, July 31
2013 Tri State Elite League 12U Champions!

Congratulations to all the parents and players for a great 2013  TSE Season and Playoff Championship!  This was one of the victories that had been elusive to the team until now!  What a special way to finish the boys TSE 50/70 "careers" and Home Field stay at Pete Pallitto Field in Atlantic City -a day that will surely be remember on a gorgeous Sunny Summer Afternoon!  Also, The team would like to give a special acknowledgment to the Chelsea Baseball League for their generous support over the past 4 years- Thank You for helping us make so many great memories!

The team is off to Cooperstown next :)



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2013 TSE League 12U Champions!

Monday, July 1
Sports At The Beach Title-> Was No Walk In The Park!

     They did it again…  That makes 5 Tournament Titles in a row and 4 this season!  This tournament Victory in Rehoboth Beach Del was extra impressive as the boys endured the heat, humidity and rain all weekend going 5-0 battling 5 tough teams! They found themselves behind in several games to only come steaming back to secure the "W".  The boys typically rely on their lock down defense to win however it was actually their offense that was extra impressive as they posted 20 Home Runs and 65 Runs Scored!  The championship game was vs. the Tri State Arsenal National Team and proved to be a fun game to watch as the boys ultimately out slugged them to secure a 14-9 Victory!

Way to go boys we are so very proud of how you support your teammates and have a never give up attitude!



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2013 SATB CHAMPS!

Tuesday, May 28
Wow, This Makes 4 Tournament Titles In a Row!

The four-day Memorial Day Blast at Diamond Nation had a little bit of everything. It started on a cold 40-degree evening, withstood gusting wind and rain, and finished on a gorgeous Memorial Day Monday when the Atlantic County Hammerheads, won the 12U Championship Title!

 

The boys defeated the Diamond Jacks Super 6-2, in the championship game to finish the tournament undefeated @ 6-0.  Out performing 29 teams from throughout  7 states in the Northeast- They posted an impressive 46 Runs Scored and only 3 allowed over the 6 games.!!   The team's trademark stellar defense was on display for all to see this past weekeend.  Way to go boys- we are very proud of you all!



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2013 Diamond Nation Champs!

Monday, April 29
No April Showers.. Just Another Tournament Title!

The boys did it again in the same month! The team traveled to Hamilton, NJ this past weekend to compete in the Hamilton Hitfest II versus 15 teams from throughout NJ. This time the teams cornerstone lock down defense and deep pitching rotation was joined by their developing deep bats in which 10+ Home Runs were witnessed by all spectators. This time 6 of the team's players joined in the HR parade and drove them 200 feet or more. The boys were able to go undefeated again (5-0) to bring home their second Championship this month outscoring all opponents 46-3.  Way to go boys!



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2013 Hamilton Hitfest II Champs!!

Tuesday, April 16
The Boys Win The Pine Hill Tournament - Again!

After an opeing double header TSE win(s) the weekend before, the boys traveled to Pine Hill, NJ to compete in their first Tournament of the Seson- and compete they did.  The team went 4-0 utilizing their deep pitching staff, solid defense and strong bats to again defeat a strong Arsenal team and repeat as the Tournament On The Hill Champs 22013!  Congratulations Boys - way to start off the new Season!



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2013 Tournament On The Hill Champs!

Tuesday, November 27
The Families Come Together For The Annual Fundraiser

      The Team’s Annual Fundraiser was a success thanks to all the Team Parents and family members support!   It was a well attended event at King Pin Lanes Saturday Night November 17th as the team’s family and friends came together for fun, food and prizes. This year certainly produced a significant amount of excitement due to the over welling # and value of auction items donated. The boys also seemed to really enjoy the aspect of bowling and arcade games that were available at this new fundraiser site. By the favorable response it looks like we'll return next year.  Thank you all for your continued support and enjoy the Holiday Season!



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Team Fundraiser 2012

Sunday, October 7
2012 Tournament On The Hill Champions

Congratulations again parents and players on an exciting tournament victory! The boys showed their Character and Will- playing hard and brining home the “2012 Tournament On The Hill Championship Title"! We are proud of you boys!



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2012 Tournament On The Hill Champs

Tuesday, July 10
2012 Show Down by The Shore Champions!

Congratulations again parents and players on an exciting tournament victory we will not soon forget!  Throughout the season and every game this past weekend the boys showed their Character and Will- never giving up an playing hard through the ups and downs.  With Zach and Jason on their minds,  the team bought home the “2012 Show Down By The Shore” Title!  We are proud of you boys!

 



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Tournament Champs!

Monday, June 25
Enjoying The Summer!

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Pool Party

The parents and players took a break from the field this past weekend and enjoyed the sunny summer afternoon together at a BBQ.   Good food, cold drinks and a little R&R was on the menu. Of course the boys took full advantage of exercising their competitive spirits in basketball & pool games which was headlined by the Cannon Ball Contest. It was a well deserved rest bit from the field for the boys and parents. Good luck team and finish the season strong!



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Pick Up Game

Friday, June 22
Playing "Team" Ball!

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2012 War @ The Shore Champs!

        The boys are playing great ball and having fun each game along the way. After dropping a few games in early April each player used those learning opportunities to make their games more complete. Working harder in practice and supporting their teammates every chance they get has made the team stronger than ever. The end of April through June has shown a 19 game winning streak for the boys.! The most recent excitement came from their Round Robin Tournament Victory in Marmora, NJ going 3 & 0. They played 3 talented and well coached SNJ Travel Teams; SJ Sand sharks, Hammonton Diamond Hawks & Mays landing Muck dogs Red. The boys had to dig deep and play their best to compete and win- and that’s exactly what they did!

     Congratulations on your Victory Boys- we are truly proud of you all! Keep focused and finish your season strong!



Friday, June 22
The Team Has Fun @ Their 2012 Bowling Event

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2012 Team Bowling Event
The boys, parents, family and friends had a blast on the lanes at their 2012 bowling evnet fundraiser.  A different kind of stike was saught after during each bowling match between family and friends.  Pizza, soda and lots of fun was the main course of the night while the team hosted their latest fundraiser and getting another step closer to their Cooperstown dream!  Thanks to everyone who supported and participated at this years event.

Monday, March 26
The Team Starts Off Their 2012 Season Strong!

The 2012 Season is now officially underway and the boys came out to Play!  Their bats and defense were strong as they hosted a new TSE Majors team, Central Jersey Braves, in a double header season opener.  The first game showed sound pitching by Danny and Jason holding their opponents to only 2 runs in 4 innings while the boyse slugged in 14 runs!  The second game was much of the same as Zach, Jonathan and Michael proved solid on the rubber, and the offense continued as the boys again put on a hitting exhibition posting another 14 runs and a 2nd victory of the new season.  Way to go Team!

Monday, October 31
The Team's Fall Season Finishes On A High Note!

        The boys arrived at their home field late morning this past Sunday to a rematch vs. the Tri State Arsenal National Team.  This was a challenge each player wanted and was excited to play when the Arsenal graciousily accepted the invite.  The AC Hammerheads rose to the occassion and put on an exhibition demonstrating that they could play and win vs any team with their "A" game.  The boys hitting and base running was unstoppable and the pitching by Zach Fryling proved the same as the boys shut out their opponents in 4.5 innings Winning 10-0.  This sweet vicotry capped off a 6 Game Winning streak to end the Team's Fall Season Strong!    Congratulations on an Excellent 2011 Fall Season Boys!

Monday, November 7
Fun Had By All @ The Team's Annual Fundraiser!

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The Boys Working The Gift Auction

    This past Sunny Sunday afternoon in the Historic Smithville Shops, the team hosted their annual fundraiser at the well know Fred & Ethel's Restaurant & Tavern.  It was well represented with strong attendance from the team's family, friends and fan base from throughout Atlantic County.  Excellent Food, Music and Drinks were enjoyed by all in attendance and the team is extremely grateful for all the support shown.  Those in attendance showed their further support through their participation in the scheduled gift auctions and 50/50 raffle.  All and all the team is closer than ever to making the boys goal of playing in Cooperstown, NY in 2013 a reality!     

     The players, coaching staff and parents wish to thank everyone for their donations and goodwill towards the team now and in the future!   Have a great Holiday Season!



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Supporters Enjoying The Event

Monday, November 28
Fun At The Annual Thanksgiving Day Football Game!

On a Warm Sunny Thanksgiving Day morning some of the players, coaches and friends met up for the Team's annual football game.  Coach Charlie came prepared with great offensive plays for both teams as he played a strong steady quarterback.  The teams were evenly matched and the score and lead seemed to change with every possession.  Ultimately, the time ran out as Coach Steve (game official) sounded the whistle.  The two teams ended with a 28-28 tie & high fives!  A great time on a great day~ 

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Team Holiday Party
Sunday, December 18
A Happy Holiday Team Party!

   The team gathered this past weekend at the grand Smithville Community Lodge specially decorated for the holidays to celebrate the season.  With season music playing, fantastic food prepared and served by the parents and the kids fully enjoying the large game room- it was an afternoon to remember.      

   The boys joined into the giving season by each extending a gift to one of their teammates while the coaches presented a team gift to each of the boys.  A special thanks to Louise Nunan for the personalized embroidered team blankets for each family and photo albums for the coaches!  The boys and their siblings all left with smiles and even more excitement for the upcoming Holiday!      Happy Holidays to you all and thank you for your continued support of the Team.  The spring season is just around the corner..  ;)

 



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Gift Giving :)