Milan Youth League: MYL News

Thursday, January 17
Parent's meeting is on February 21st at 7:00pm in the Milan Senior Center
We will hold an informative meeting for parents about what to expect from the 2013 season. The meeting should last an hour.

Thursday, July 5
Upcoming District Tournament Dates

Just wanted to get the District 3 Tournament dates out to you all in case you have time to come out and support our young athletes that will be representing the league on the district round of ball.

9-10 Baseball will begin their adventure THIS Friday in Dexter at Millls Creek Middle School at 6:00pm on Field #18 against Ypsi National Blue teams. Head Coach is Chet Nagle. Good Luck Chet and team!

Juniors (13/14) BIG RED Baseball will take on Ypsi American. This will prove to be a very exciting match up as both teams come into district play with similar league standings. Game time is 6:30pm and will be played on the Lincoln Little League fields. Head Coach is Mike Ervin. Best wishes for a successful outing guys!

10U Softball will begin their play on Thursday, July 12 on our very own A Field against Jackson SW at 6:00pm. Head coach, Jim Birchmeier. go get'um girls!

Please share this information with your team families and come on out and cheer for our hometown kids!

Monday, May 21
MYL Board Not Meeting Until June

Senior Center
Join us in June at the Senior Center!

The May 2012 MYL Board Meeting, formerly scheduled for tonight, has been canceled.  The board's next meeting will now take place the first week of June.  Look for an exact date to be published here and on the MYL Facebook page once it is known.  Once a date has been set, the meeting will still be held as usual at the Milan Community/Senior Center at 7pm.

Likely topics to be discussed include:

  • A look back on Opening Day
  • The first few weeks of play this season
  • Fundraising Recap and Upcoming Events
  • Baseball and Softball Tournaments
  • All-Star Day Preparations
  • Updates from Board Members and Volunteers

Board meetings are open to the public and you are encouraged to attend!

Wednesday, May 16
Adults' Bowl-a-Thon Fundraiser Event This Friday Night

Maplewood Lanes Exterior

The Adults' Night Out Bowl-a-Thon (18and over only please) will take place THIS Friday, May 18th at Maplewood Lanes in Saline (830 Woodland Drive, click for map). Participants should be 18 and over, please.  Check-in starts at 8pm and the fun begins at 9pm!

Cost: $10.00 a person (This includes 2 games and shoes)

Raffles, basket auctions, and mini games will be available, so bring your cash and your best bowling shirt and let's support our kids!

Wednesday, May 9
Hungry Howie's Hosts Fundraising Night Tonight

Howies Logo
When ordering, mention Milan Youth League!

Today, May 9, is Milan Youth League's annual Hungry Howie's Fundraiser Day!  It's a great-tasting way to help our local softball and baseball league! Order some lunch or make tonight your family's Pizza Night and give Hungry Howie's Pizza a call at (734) 439-1716!

You can also order Hungry Howie's online!  All sales from online orders send an extra 5% to MYL!  Using your computer or web-enabled device, you can

Make sure you mention "Milan Youth League" by name when you order by phone or online! Milan Youth League thanks you for your support!

Monday, May 7
2012 Home Game Schedules Now Available Online

While we continue to work on placing the 2012 games on our online league calendar, we have provided schedule for each division that anyone can view and print out.  Simply click on the link below that reads "2012 Game Schedules by Division" and then click the link for the division you need. Thank you for your patience while we continue to work toward serving you better!

NOTE: for teams that play interleague road games in other nearby communities, please check with your coach for your team's road schedule.  After all home games are added to the calendar, we will begin adding these road games along with results for all games

Handout: 2012 Game Schedules by Division

Monday, March 5
2012 Walk-In Registration Begins Tonight

Senior Center
Register at the Milan Senior Center

Tonight kicks off the 2012 Milan Youth League Walk-In Registration.  You may register your child for the upcoming MYL season on any of the following nights:

  • Monday, March 5
  • Friday, March 9
  • Monday, March 19
  • Friday, March 23

Come on up to the Milan Senior/Community Center on Neckel Drive on any of these nights anytime between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. to register your young ballplayer for the 2012 season!

You may register for T-Ball, Baseball or Softball at any of the Walk-In Registration nights.  Walk-In Registration also features the following benefits:

  • Check out sample uniforms to help you order the right size
  • Speak with coaches and league officials in person about your questions and suggestions
  • Using our on-site copier, make a copy of your child's birth certificate for the league (if this is your child's first year in Milan Youth League)
  • Walk-In Payment Options include check, money order, or cash (check or money order is preferred)
Walk-In Registration is a fun time for players and families.  It's often the spark that will ignite your ballplayer's excitement for the upcoming season.  We hope to see you there!

Tuesday, March 20
Coaches' Clinic & Player Draft This Saturday
THIS Saturday, March 24
9AM to 3PM(-ish)
All coaches (assistants and head coaches) will need to attend the annual MYL Coaches' Clinic and Player Draft.
In the morning, first aid techniques will be discussed and demonstrated, along with general coaching techniques and best practices.  Lunch will be provided at midday.  In the afternoon, coaches will split up by division and teams for the 2012 season will be determined.  To round out the day's events, equipment will be distributed to each team's head coach.
Coaches will need to make sure they pick up important league information to distribute to their players at the first practices.  This includes information about cookie dough sales, Opening Day (including the Parade), Player Safety information, and Field Clean-Up Day.
  • Enter through the back doors off the parking lot, they will be open at 8:45am.
  • Dress comfortably and bring your glove, you may need it!
  • Don't forget--lunch will be offered during the lunch break

Questions???  Contact Jim Wagner, Jim Birchmeier, Carrie Ritchie, or Chris Roe.

Symons Snow
A view of Symons Elementary as seen from Platt Road

Thursday, April 5
Date Change for April Board Meeting
Senior Center
MYL Board Meetings are held at the Milan Senior Center
Please note that the April 2012 MYL Board Meeting has been pushed back a week.  It will now be held on Monday, April 16.  The meeting will still be held at the Milan Senior Center starting at 7pm.  Anyone may attend, and anticipated topics include Opening Day, practice and game schedules, uniforms, fundraising, and more!

Thursday, January 24
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