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Primrose Schools on Yankee and Centerville-Proud Sponsor of the 2014 Sting 9U
Monday, July 21
The Dayton Sting Baseball Club

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2014 Dayton Sting 8U-Mini Indoor RunnerUp
Dayton Sting Baseball Club Mission Statement:

The Dayton Sting is a select baseball program for young men from the Midwestern United States. The Sting teaches fundamental baseball principles and strives to see incremental skill improvements from all involved. It is our mission to tutor players in an environment which stresses competiton, fun, sportsmanship, and work ethic. The ultimate goal of the Sting is to produce quality young men ready to play the game of baseball at the highest levels. We currently have teams competing at the 7U, 8U, 9U, 10U (three teams), 11U, 12U, 13U, and 18U levels. Play will continue in the spring/summer of 2014 in the Midwest Oho Baseball League and tournaments nationwide.                      

****Potential players for their relevant age group cannot have their next birthday prior to May 1, 2014. For information about anything Sting Baseball related please e-mail Tim Dunaway at tdunaway4eagle@sbcglobal.net

7/21/2014

Announcements:

2014 Tournament/Season Accomplishments

A few more updates relevant to tournament accomplishments. These are big! The 8U team finished third at the Nations State Championships and is currently ranked #2 in Ohio and #10 nationally in Nations Baseball. The 9U team finished 9th at the Nations State Championship, won the Miamisburg Open recently, and is currently ranked #2 in Ohio and #5 nationally in Nations Baseball. The 10U Black finished 5th at the Nations State Championship in the Open Division, is ranked #7 in Ohio, and is ranked #35 nationally in Nations Baseball. The 11U team finished 7th at the Nations State Championship, is currently ranked #18 in Ohio, and is ranked #62 nationally in Nations Baseball. The 12U team finished runner-up in the open division at the State Championship, the 12U team is currently ranked #1 in Ohio and #4 nationally in Nations Baseball. The 13U team recently finished runner-up in the Ohio Elite Invitational and won the Indiana Crush Classic. The Sting Baseball Club is having another very solid year thanks to the efforts of a lot of people. Well done and thanks to all of the coaches, the players, the parents, and the Board. A special thanks to Jim Yerkins for his efforts in field maintenance, etc. The full list of all tournament championships and runner-ups can be viewed below. This list goes back to the inception of the program.

2014 Individual and the Club Honor Roll

Mitchell Roether who plays on the Dayton Sting 10U Black team has been selected to play in the All-American Games for USSSA. He is on the Great Lakes region team. There are eight regions throughout the country. He will get to play against some of the best 10U players in the USA. This is a huge accomplishment for any player and it is even better when he is a member of the Sting family. Congratulations Mitchell, well done. We will post your profile and any updates soon.

Please continue to check back often as we will be adding a section to this site dedicated to some of our former alumni who are heading to college, etc.

2015 Nations Baseball Sting Spring Bash

Type: Open, Select Teams Only Please

Dates: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 10th thru April 12th; Games will not start until 6pm on April 10th!

Age groups: 7U Coach Pitch, 8U Coach Pitch, 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, and 14U

Location: First Church of God Sports Complex-Miamisburg, Ohio and Action Sports Center-Dayton, Ohio

Format: Two pool games, everyone goes to the elimination round. Three game guarantee for everyone!

Refunds for weather, based on games played. 0 games 80% refund, 1 game 50% refund, 2 games $50 off of entry in to future Sting tournament.  

Maximum teams per age group: 8 to 12

Cost: 8U=$250, 9U and 10U=$325, 11U thru 14U =$375

Two umpires for every game 11U and above! Two umpires for all championship games at every age level!

Awards: Individual awards to the top two teams in each age division. Team awards to the top two teams per age division!

This counts as one of the two tournaments necessary to participate in the Nations State Championships! 

Tournament Director: Tim Dunaway, Phone (C)(937)546-6946, (H)(937)439-1325, and 

(e-mail) tdunaway4eagle@sbcglobal.net

See http://www.daytonsting.com/ for a complete list of rules, committed teams, and other pertinent information.

·         NO ADDITIONAL FEE$ FOR PARKING AND ALL GAME BASEBALLS PROVIDED BY THE TOURNAMENT HOST

Tryouts for 2014 Fall Ball and 2015 regular season Sting teams

Location:

First Church of God Sports Complex, 446 N. Heincke Road, diamond #2 directly behind Kroger's

7U and 8U

July 22nd and July 24th

If you are interested in joining a program where your son/daughter will advance his/her baseball abilities exponentially then please take a look at the Dayton Sting Baseball Club. We will be holding open evaluation sessions on the dates listed above. Sessions start at 6pm sharp. You can pre-register in advance if you desire and all players should plan on arriving fifteen minutes early to warm-up. We will continue to hold tryouts until we have a competitive roster in place. THANKS!

THE DAYTON STING BASEBALL CLUB HAS PLAYER OPENINGS AT THE 8U LEVEL AND IS ACTIVELY SEEKING HARD WORKING, BASEBALL FOCUSED FAMILIES TO JOIN THE PROGRAM IN 2015. PLAYERS IMPROVE IN THIS PROGRAM, THE RESULTS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES. 100% OPEN TRYOUTS. NEW TEAM FOR 2015 If you are interested in joining a program where your son/daughter will advance his/her baseball abilities exponentially then please take a look at the Dayton Sting Baseball Club. We will be holding open evaluation sessions on the following dates, ALL AT 6PM. JULY 22 AND JULY 24TH AT OUR HOME COMPLEX IN MIAMISBURG, ADDRESS IS LISTED ABOVE. This is an excellent opportunity to obtain and retain the baseball skill set necessary to play at the highest levels of the sport. THANKS!

9U

July 21st and July 23rd

Do you have a 9U eligible player for 2015 that wants to play for a very competitive program that delivers on it's promises. Come check out the Sting Baseball Club. We have two spots remaining on a team that will play fall ball in 2014, train with professional instructors all winter, and play a very competitive schedule next season. This team will be coached by Tim Dunaway, a non-dad, with years of professional baseball training experience at all levels of the sport. Future tryout dates are Jluly 21st, July 23rd, and July 30th at 6pm. THANKS

10U

Daytion Sting 10U Black Seeking One Very Competitive Player
The Dayton Sting Baseball Club has one opening left on it's 2015 10U baseball team. This team will compete in the Southwest Ohio Baseball League and in high-end competitive tournaments around the country. This includes a stop in Myrtle Beach, SC to play in the Ripken Experience. Many baseball clubs promise all sorts of things to potential players and then fall short, we deliver. You will receive year round professional instruction, a fall ball season, and a non-dad head coach. Next evaluation session is Wednesday, July 23rd at 6pm. We will continue to seek out quality athletes to fill this roster. THANKS!

11U

We will always look at a player via a private evaluation session, please contact the club for an appointment.

12U

2015 DAYTON STING 12U OPEN TRYOUTS!! 7/15 And 7/17, 6PM
We are holding open player evaluations for the 2015 Dayton Sting 12U team on July 15th and 17th. Each session will begin at 6pm. Please arrive early to register and warm-up. Rostered players will enjoy playing roughly 60 games that will include a trip of a lifetime to Cooperstown. This is a great opportunity to join the area's top program and 4 time league championship team. We will only consider adding young men with a baseball focus and high-end D1 talent. Preferably we would like to add pitching, but having a strong bat and being defensively versatile is a must. If your player needs a challenging environment with like-minded teammates, if you want more out of your baseball experience, please contact me for more details. Individual workouts are available upon request. GO STING!

13U

The 13U roster is now full. We would only consider a very high end player who can pitch, hit, and play anywhere on the diamond. This team is for serious players who have a desire to play well beyond high school. This is a team coached by a non-dad with many years of experience developing players and optimizing each kids growth potential. This team will compete in a multitude of elite level tournaments next year including Ripken. Thanks

14U

The 2015 14U Dayton Sting is having open tryouts on Sunday, July 27th at 1p.m. at Miaimsburg First Church of God Sports Complex (home field). If you have an interest in playing on an extremely competitive, elite level, baseball team, please come to at least one of the tryouts. The Dayton Sting Baseball Club has winter workouts and individualize training sessions that begin in November each year. The team will play in 6 to 8 high end tournaments in the tri-state area. The program boasts reasonable fees and many fund raising opportunities.

  • Directions to First Church of God: 

Take I-75 to the State Route 725 Exit (Exit 44 at the Dayton Mall) 2.Take St. Rt. 725 West until you reach Heinke Rd. (a couple of miles) 3. Go right on Heinke Rd (North) 4.The First Church of God Ballpark is about 1/2 mile north of SR 725 on the left. The entrance is the first entrance past the Kroger parking lot on the left. There are two fields at the complex.      

  • We are continually looking to upgrade our teams at all age levels! Please contact the club coordinator to schedule a private evaluation session! 
  • If you need directions to a particular away ballpark they can be found on the MWOBL website at www.midwestohiobaseball.com! It is strongly recommended that you save this site under your favorites and use it. The directions are listed under the tab which says "field directions".
  • Private individual tryouts for any Sting team can be scheduled by calling the club coordinator at (937)546-6946 for more details. The home of the Sting Baseball Club is the First Church of God Sports Complex on Heincke Road in Miamisburg. Directions to the facility can be found on the Midwest Ohio Baseball League site.                                                                                  
  • A few insights for moving around and finding information on the Sting site. Each age group has their own section with all applicable games and practices listed on the top of this page. Directions to various parks can be found under locations on this site or on the MWOBL website which is listed under the links tab. Also, you can access your specific team information (eg. roster, stats, schedule, etc.) by clicking on the drop down box in each category and selecting the team you want. Any questions contact Coach Tim anytime. 
  • Corporate donations: The Dayton Sting receives about half the money it takes to operate select baseball teams from corporate sponsorships. Companies and individuals who would like to help out financially are encouraged to contact the appropriate age group coordinator. Any corporation, business, or individual who donates a minimum of $250.00 receives the following in exchange. Name on the website under the sponsors section, name on the team banner, framed team picture, thank you letter, and a follow-up letter. If you know someone who has interest in becoming a donor for the Sting please have them contact the relevant age group sponsor representative, Dave Ziemnik (7U), Tim Dunaway (8U), Tim Dunaway (9U), Rob Roether (10U Black), Phet Phong (10U Gold), Scott Whitesell (11U), Tim Dunaway (12U), Jim Yerkins (13U). We can use financial help any time of the year. 
  • Fundraisers-Any suggestions and/or help would be greatly appreciated! The Sting would like to extend a thank you to our partner during the the 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 Americana/Summer Smash tournaments, the Centerville/Washington Township Americana Festival. Thanks Joy Brush for getting this whole thing off the ground.  

Kettering Athletic Scholarship Fund:

The Dayton Sting Baseball Club continues to contribute monies to the Scholarship fund established in Kettering, Ohio to honor Joey Sharpe. 

Community Service:

The Sting Baseball Club 

Sting History:
League Championships

  • 2006 9U, Midwest Ohio Baseball League
  • 2008 11U, Division 1 Midwest Ohio Baseball League
  • 2011 8U, MWOBL North Division
  • 2012 8U, MWOBL South Division
  • 2012 9U, MWOBL Central Division
  • 2012 10U Black, Division 1 Midwest Ohio Baseball League
  • 2012 10U Gold, Division 2 Midwest Ohio Baseball League
  • 2013 8U, Midwest Ohio Baseball League 
  • 2013 10U, Midwest Ohio Baseball League Division 1
  • 2013 12U, Midwest Ohio Baseball League Division 1-B
  • 2014 9U, Midwest Ohio Baseball League Division 1
  • 2014 10U Black, Midwest Ohio Baseball League Division 1
  • 2014 11U, Midwest Ohio Baseball League Division 1
  • 2014 13U, Midwest Ohio Baseball League Division 1 North 

League Runner-Ups

  • 2007 10U, Division 1 Midwest Ohio Baseball League
  • 2011 12U, Division 1 Midwest Ohio Baseball League
  • 2011 9U, Midwest Ohio Baseball League South Division 

Tournament Championships

  • 2006 9U, End of Season MWOBL Tourney
  • 2007 9U, MWOBL  Multi-Sanction Qualifier
  • 2007 10U, MWOBL Multi-Sanction Qualifier
  • 2007 10U, Hunter Classic 
  • 2008 11U, Cincinnati Riverbats Spring Swing
  • 2008 10U, Northern Miami Valley Classic
  • 2008 11U, Northern Miami Valley Classic
  • 2008 11U, Division 1 End of Season MWOBL Tourney
  • 2008 10U, Hunter Summer Classic
  • 2009 9U, Future Elks Memorial Day Tourney
  • 2009 12U Black, Bombers Blast Tourney
  • 2009 10U, MWOBL Classic
  • 2009 8U, Fairborn L.L.
  • 2010 13U Black, Kings Spring Classic
  • 2010 9U, Ohio Bulldogs Early Bird
  • 2010 11U, K Sports-Spring Classic
  • 2010 13U Black, The MAK
  • 2010 8U Black, Future Elks Memorial Tournament
  • 2010 13U Black, Throwdown in A-Town
  • 2010 8U Black, Fairborn L.L.
  • 2010 11U, Sting Summer Smash
  • 2011 10U, Midwest Classic
  • 2011 14U Black, USTOC Early Bird
  • 2011 14U Black, Mother's Day Is For Mom @ASC
  • 2011 8U, Greenville Tournament
  • 2011 12U, Americana Festival/Sting Smash
  • 2011 14U Black, Americana Festival/Sting Smash
  • 2011 8U, PYO Mid-Summer Classic
  • 2011 9U, Battle at the Border in Toledo, Ohio
  • 2012 9U, HYRA Early Bird Tournament
  • 2012 10U Gold, HYRA Early Bird Tournament
  • 2012 10U Gold, ASC Dash for Cash Tournament
  • 2012 15U Black, Summer Sizzler 1
  • 2012 8U, Greenville Summer Bash
  • 2012 10U Gold, Greenville Summer Bash
  • 2012 10U Black, Americana Festival/Sting Smash
  • 2012 13U, Americana Festival/Sting Smash
  • 2012 15U, Americana Festival/Sting Smash
  • 2012 8U, PYO Mid-Summer Classic (Kid Pitch)
  • 2012 9U, Miamisburg Open
  • 2012 8U, Strikeout Duchenne Wood Bat Classic
  • 2012 15U, Buckeye Elite Showcase Tournament, Columbus, Ohio
  • 2013 11U, SWOL vs. MWOL Challenge at Lefferson Park
  • 2013 11U Gold, Nations Mid-April Clash at Kolping Park
  • 2013 9U, Nations Baseball Spring Swing at Rumpke Park
  • 2013 8U, Nations Baseball Charlie Hustle Classic
  • 2013 High School, Nations Baseball Charlie Hustle Classic
  • 2013 10U, The MAK at Action Sports Center
  • 2013 11U Gold, MWAA Jaguars Memorial Day Tournament
  • 2013 11U Black, Kings Mid-Summer Classic
  • 2013 10U, GCBL Open
  • 2013 8U, City of Vandalia Tournament
  • 2013 10U, Sting Summer Smash presented by BPA
  • 2013 9U, Sting Summer Smash presented by BPA
  • 2013 8U, Fall League at Rice in Miamisburg
  • 2013 12U, Fall League at Rice in Miamisburg
  • 2014 9U, GMB Bluegrass Bash at Elizabethtown Park
  • 2014 10U Black, Nations Baseball Sting Spring Bash
  • 2014 11U, Nations Baseball Sting Spring Bash
  • 2014 9U, Gem City Throwbacks Pre-Season Classic
  • 2014 8U, SBA Nations Baseball Diamondbacks Tournament
  • 2014 9U, SBA Nations Baseball Diamondbacks Tournament
  • 2014 12U, SBA Nations Baseball Diamondbacks Tournament
  • 2014 10U Black, Cincy Hustle-Rumble on the River
  • 2014 13U, Game Day USA, Hoosier/Gopher Challenge
  • 2014 12U, Nations Baseball Mid-May Challenge at Rumpke
  • 2014 11U, The MAK at Action Sports Center
  • 2014 9U, The MAK at Action Sports Center
  • 2014 8U, Nations Jaguars Memorial Gold Division
  • 2014 11U, Nations Jaguars Memorial Gold Division
  • 2014 13U, AABC East Region World Series Qualifier
  • 2014 12U, USSSA Backyard Brawl at Rumpke
  • 2014 13U, Indiana Crush Classic
  • 2014 9U, Vandalia Invitational
  • 2014 9U, Midwest Ohio Baseball League, D-1
  • 2014 10U Black, Midwest Ohio Baseball League, D-1 

Tournament Runner-Ups 

  • 2006 9U, Future Elks Memorial Tournament
  • 2006 9U, Fairfield Chiefs Summer Classic
  • 2007 10U, Bandit Yard Jamboree
  • 2007 10U, 10th Annual Bradley Derrickson Memorial
  • 2007 10U, Division 1 End of Season MWOBL Tourney 
  • 2008 8U, Future Elks Memorial Tournament
  • 2008 10U, Division 1 End of Season MWOBL Tourney
  • 2008  8U, Springfield Diamond Dawgs Summer Classic
  • 2009 12U Black, USSSA Global Qualifier
  • 2009 11U, WBA Qualifier at Action Sports Center
  • 2009 10U, Mark A. Kreusch Memorial at ASC
  • 2009 12U Black, D-Bat Classic at Expressway Park 
  • 2009 9U, Battle of the Borders at NKSC
  • 2009 10U, Sting Summer Smash
  • 2009 11U, Sting Summer Smash
  • 2009 10U, Hunter Summer Classic
  • 2009 12U Black, Hunter Summer Classic
  • 2010 13U Black, Nations Baseball Pre-Season Challenge
  • 2010 13U Gold, Ohio Bulldogs Early Bird
  • 2010 13U Black, PLAYBASEBALL.INFO NCI
  • 2010 13U Black, Sting Summer Smash
  • 2010 8U Black, PYO Mid-Summer Classic
  • 2010 14U Black, Kings Island Fall Classic
  • 2011 11U, USSSA Bonus Qualifier at ASC
  • 2011 14U Black, Elite Invite at Roundtripper
  • 2011 14U Black, USSSA Major State Championship
  • 2011 9U, End of Season MWOBL Tourney
  • 2011 14U Black, Great Lakes Ultimate
  • 2012 9U, Nations Baseball Pre-Season Challenge
  • 2012 10U, Nations Baseball Pre-Season Challenge
  • 2012 8U, HYRA Early Bird Tournament
  • 2012 10U Gold, BPA Triple Play Challenge
  • 2012 10U Gold, Mother's Day Is For Mom @ ASC
  • 2012 10U Gold, Nations May Classic (Open Division)
  • 2012 15U Black, Nations May Classic
  • 2012 8U, Circle City World Series
  • 2012 10U Gold, Circle City World Series
  • 2012 15U Black, Pony Express Start of Summer
  • 2012 9U, Americana Festival/Sting Smash
  • 2012 10U Black, All-American Blast
  • 2012 10U Gold, Strikeout Duchenne Wood Bat Classic
  • 2013 9U, Hunter Early Bird at Hunter Park
  • 2013 11U Black, Cincinnati Midwest Classic
  • 2013 12U, Gem City Throwbacks Pre-Season Classic
  • 2013 10U, Butler County Bombers May Bash
  • 2013 10U, Summer Sizzler II
  • 2013 9U, Wayne Williams Memorial in Columbus
  • 2014 8U, Action Sports Center-Mini Indoor Tournament
  • 2014 8U, GMB Bluegrass Bash at Elizabethtown Park
  • 2014 10U Black, GMB Bluegrass Bash at Elizabethtown Park
  • 2014 11U, GMB Bluegrass Bash at Elizabethtown Park
  • 2014 12U, GMB Bluegrass Bash at Elizabethtown Park
  • 2014 8U, Nations Baseball Sting Spring Bash
  • 2014 12U, Nations Baseball Sting Spring Bash
  • 2014 11U, Nations Baseball Spring Swing
  • 2014 10U Gold, Pat Kowalski Memorial at State Farm Park
  • 2014 13U, Ohio Elite Invitational Silver Division
  • 2014 12U, Nations State Championships (Open Division)   

Sting Baseball~Joey Sharpe:
To the Sting Family,
Good Luck This Season!!
You've Got An Angel On Your Team Now!
#4
Sincerely,
Jim, Lori, Tom, Jenny, and Jimmy Sharpe

We miss you JOEY!



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Joey Sharpe #4