North Big Horn County Little League: Welcome

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2013 Little League Season!
Thursday, February 21
Welcome to North Big Horn County Little League!!

WELCOME!!

 The League is gearing up for a new season of exciting Little League baseball in the Big Horn Basin. Please check back soon for updates!!  Officials, coaches, parents, and fans may all request site membership to receive timely information and schedules.  Please send an email to admin@nbhlittleleague.com to request an invite!



Thursday, February 21
NBHLL Combine Scheduled for Saturday, March 23



Spring is in the air in North Big Horn County, which means baseball season is just around the corner. Saturday, March 23, 2013 begins an exciting time for area little leaguers. At 8:00 A.M. Minors players (8-10 yrs old) will meet for the first of two combine sessions for participants to showcase their talents for their future little league coaches. Major leaguers (11-12 yrs) and the new 50/70 league will begin their session at 10:00 A.M.  Since no players will be cut or left unselected, it’s important that everyone have fun with the process and try their best.

The North Big Horn County Little League is split into divisions, T-Ball (5-6 yrs), Coach Pitch (6-8 yrs), Minors (8-10 yrs), and Majors (11-12 yrs), with a fifth, a 50/70 league being introduced this year for youths transitioning from Little League to upper divisions.  The NBHLL combine will feature players that are new to either the minor or major leagues, that have not been through the draft for the league they will play in this season. So, if your child is moving from coach pitch to minors or from minors to majors, they need to attend the combine on Saturday, 3/23. On the other hand, if your son or daughter played in the minors last season and is going to play in minors again this season, he or she does not need to participate in the combine, unless he or she would like to reenter the draft for a chance at playing for a new team. The Coach Pitch and T-Ball drafts will be held at a future date.

Activities during the combine include the following:

• Warm-up Throwing with a Partner

• Stretching with League Official and Instructions

• 60' Base Running for Times

• Fielding Ground Balls (3 Grounders) & Throw to First Base

• Fielding Fly Balls (3 Fly Balls)

• Pitching (Throw 5 Pitches from Mound to Catcher)

• Batting (Receive 5 Pitches to Hit)

• Wiffle ball game (as time permits)

We look forward to meeting your child and wish you all a great season!



Friday, January 20
League Looking for Coaches, Equipment for Upcoming Season

While most people are hunkering down in the middle of another long, Wyoming winter, local little league baseball enthusiasts are gearing up for Opening Day.  Board member Jason Sumaya has indicated that coaches are still needed for the upcoming season.  Individuals who are interested in volunteering are encouraged to contact Sumaya at 307-254-8255. 

 Sumaya has also been working to  inventory equipment from last season.  He has asked any former coaches, parents, or volunteers who still have equipment or who know where missing equipment may be located to please contact him with that information.



Thursday, November 17
Bat Rule Changes for Next Season

Below is the email sent out by Williamsport this morning concerning the new bat rules for 2012.

In a nutshell, the 2 ¼” bats used in LL and under remain the same, with the moratorium on composite-barreled bats still in effect. Only approved 2 ¼’composite-barreled bats can be used in these divisions.

For Junior League, any composite-barreled bat MUST meet BBCOR standards and be labeled as such. All BBCOR standard bats have a “drop” of no more than -3. Any non-composite barreled bat (metal, metal alloy or wood) can be used with no limitations on “drop” weight.

Senior and Big League, all non-wood bats MUST conform to BBCOR standards. This should not be an issue, as both the National Federation of High Schools and the NCAA, are using the same rule regarding bats.

Also, the definition of an illegal bat and the penalty have changed. The link included in the email lists both the changes and how the new rule 1.10, 2.00 – Definition of an Illegal Bat, and 6.06 (d) will be published.

Bat Rule Change on Little League Website 



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Pitcher Riley Abraham delivers a pitch in All-Star action.
Thursday, July 28
Little League all-stars beat Green River for third

The 2011 North Big Horn Little League season ended on a high note last week when the 11-12-year-old all-stars from Lovell, Cowley and Byron placed third at the West District Tournament in Lyman. 

 After defeating host Bridger Valley on Monday 16-10 then falling to Cody Tuesday 14-1 (as reported last week), the North Big Horn stars played for third Wednesday afternoon against Green River and won 11-6. The win ended the season for the all-stars, since the district tournament is single-elimination.

Read more at LovellChronicle.com



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Tyler Teter of the Orioles slides into home plate in a cloud of dust.
Thursday, June 30
Majors: Orioles win third straight Little League title

Make it a three-peat! The North Big Horn Little League Orioles made it three titles in a row Friday night as they captured the league post-season tournament with a pair of wins over the Yankees.

The Big Horn Engraving Orioles, coached by Scott Murphey and Troy Teter, defeated the Conoco Yankees, coached by John Schneider, 4-2 on Wednesday after the Yanks knocked off the Wyo-Ben Rockies in Tuesday’s opener. After the Yankees eliminated the Rockies on Thursday, they met the Orioles again for the title and the O’s won going away, 10-1....Read More at Lovell Chronicle.com



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Thursday, June 30
Dodgers top A’s to capture Minors tournament title



f you’re going to beat a team only once in a season, the championship game is the best time to do it. Such was the case with the North Big Horn Little League Dodgers, who beat the A’s for the first time this season to capture the league tournament Friday evening at the Northeast Little League complex in Lovell.  Read More At LovellChronicle.com

Friday, January 20
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