MINERSVILLE LITTLE LEAGUE: Welcome

Minersville Little League 2015

On behalf of the Minersville Little League Board of Directors, welcome to our league's official website. This site was established to provide little league officials, managers and coaches an easy and efficient means to communicate team and league information with parents, players, coaches, volunteers and the general public.

We hope you enjoy the site and use it often to keep up to date on league happenings. Thanks for visiting!!!

Minersville Little League is now on Facebook!

Baseball News and Dates: https://www.facebook.com/groups/minervillellbaseball/

Softball News and Dates: https://www.facebook.com/groups/minersvillellsoftball/



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Monday, March 2
Registration and tryouts.



Tryouts for new players for both baseball and softball major divisions (age 9 to 12) are Saturday, March 14, baseball 10am to 12pm and softball 12:30pm to 2:30pm.  And again on Sunday, March 15, baseball 12:30pm to 2:30pm and softball 3pm to 5pm.
Registration will also still be accepted at tryouts.  After March 15 we will close registration. .

You can also mail completed registration and medical forms, a copy of the child's birth certificate and a check for the proper amount to:

Minersville Little League
P.O. Box 684
Minersville, PA 17954 



Tuesday, February 24
Little League Registration



FINAL registration.

The 5th and 6th grade basketball tournament is this weekend. We will hold a LAST chance registration this Saturday, Feb 28 from 10:30am to 11:30am at the HIGH SCHOOL.

 

Registration is open to boys born on or after May 1, 2002 through December 31, 2009 and girls born on or after January 1, 2002 through December 31, 2009 and live in the Minersville Area or attend a Minersville Area public or private school are eligible to sign up for t-ball (age 6), minor league (ages 7 and 8),  major division baseball and softball (ages 9 - 12).   See link in last post or in links page for the Little League Age Determination Date to see what division your child(ren) are eligible to play.

Registration fees are $30.00 for the first child and $20.00 for any additional children residing in the same household. What is required of the parent(s) at sign-up is a photo copy of the child’s birth certificate, medical release form, and 3 proofs of residency / or proof of school attendance for families who reside out of the Minersville Little League jurisdiction but attend Catholic or Private school in Minersville.

Fundraiser - We do conduct a candy bar fundraiser (one box per family) during the season. We understand economic times are difficult and have also learned that many families simply purchase the candy bars themselves. So for the first time parents are being offered a “buyout” opportunity at sign-up time ONLY. To opt out of selling candy bars, an additional $30.00 (per family) would be required at sign-up. Again, this "buyout" opportunity is ONLY available at the time you sign up your child(ren). .... Buyout is no longer available as candy has been ordered.



Tuesday, January 27
Pottsville Sports Complex



Check out the indoor batting cages at the Pottsville Sports Complex.  They have 2 batting tunnels and 1 pitching lane for recreational and team rental  See their flyer in the league handout link under general handouts.   Contact Next Level Sports Development email jfrantz11@yahoo.com or nextlevelsportsdev@gmail.com for more information.

Saturday, December 27
The New Little League Baseball® Age Determination Date



FOR BASEBALL DIVISIONS ONLY

In April 2014, the International Congress approved the new league age determination amendment for Little League Baseball®. To implement the new amendment, it was decided to include a three-year waiting period to execute the change, starting in 2018. Questions from the field were raised about the impact the change would have on players that were currently league age 8 under the traditional system. Using feedback from Little League® parents through our District Administrators, the Little League International Board of Directors adjusted the April-approved implementation strategy in order to modify the impact on all of our minor and major division players. The adjustment also allows for an easier transition for players in the early years of Little League participation.

As a result of this recent adjustment to the implementation strategy, effective immediately, any player born on or after January 1, 2006 who will turn the ages of 4-9 during the 2015 calendar year will be eligible to participate in a local Little League program and will use the new age determination date of December 31 for the remainder of their Little League Baseball career. Players will still be assigned to a division based on local league divisional structure.



Tuesday, October 28
New MLL Board Members



The Minersville Little League would like to announce the departure of four long-time members from its Board of Directors.  Those members are as follows:

  • Chris Bentz
  • Jeff Polinsky
  • Kevin Wigoda
  • Tom Schoffstall

The Minersville Little League thanks these men for their many years of service and dedication to the little league and the children of the Minersville community.  Best of luck on your future endeavours!

With the departure of the members above, the Minersville Little League is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to its Board of Directors for the upcoming 2015 season.  The new members and their roles on the board are as follows:

  • Bob Smith - Treasurer
  • John Kostishak -  V.P. Minor League / League Information Officer
  • Justin Frantz - Equipment Manager
  • Bill Beck - V.P. Tee Ball / Official Scorekeeper

Welcome aboard!  We look forward to working with the new members in our continued effort to provide the children of the Minersville Community with the best possible Little League program and clean and well maintained sports complex!!



Monday, November 24
MLL Board Members



Tuesday, November 18, 2014

 

The Minersville Little League would like to announce the departure of Joe Cuttitta from Board of Directors.  We would like to thank Joe for his many years of service and dedication to the board.  Joe will still be part of the league in 2015 as he tries to manage Quandel Concrete to a 4th consecutive championship.  Best of luck!


With the departure of Joe, the Minersville Little League would like to welcome Susan Murphy to the Board of Directors.  Susan has managed the concession stand for what seems like decades.  We thank her for that and say WELCOME ABOARD.



Saturday, December 27
Winter Training



Parents, here's a good opportunity to get your child(ren) some training during the winter.

From Justin Frantz, one of our new board memebrs.

Just wanted to let everyone know - I have a small sports training/clinic business (Next Level Sports Development) and I have just teamed up with the Pottsville Sports Center (new facility in Pottsville - turf area, batting cages, and pitchers mound).  Also, my wife will also be running softball clinics coming up soon.

Up coming events at the Pottsville Sports Center. In January and February I will be conducting (with the help of various coaches, athletes from the area, etc...) a 5 week speed/agility/conditioning class for ages 8-14 (boys and girls). I am also working with some varsity baseball coaches in the area and will be having a 5 week pitching/clinic for ages 8-13. They will all be for 1 hour a week and will cost $11 a session or $50 if paid for all of them up front. The exact dates are not set yet but class sizes will be limited because of space so I wanted to get it out to all of you first to see if anyone was interested.

You can email Justin at jfrantz11@yahoo.com for more information.

 



Saturday, December 27
MINERSVILLE LITTLE LEAGUE - 2015 GOLF TOURNAMENT



Location - Mountain Valley Golf Course

Date - Saturday, April 25, 2015

Price $80

Includes: GOLF,CART, FOOD,GRATUITY, MIN OF 2 GAME HOLE PRIZES COMPLIMENTS OF MT. VALLEY. PRO SHOP CREDIT COMPLIMENTS OF MT.VALLEY

Food will be THE BACK YARD PICNIC - BBQ, BURGERS, HOT DOGS, CHICKEN FINGERS, SAUSAGE & PEPPERS, MACARONI SALAD, CHIPS

We will also have a 50/50 drawing and a Chinese Auction.

Hole Sponsorship is $100

We are looking for hole sponsors.  If you are interested or know of anyone that would be interested in sponsoring a hole please contact one of the board members or send an email to minersvillelittleleague@gmail.com



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