Dayton Sting: Welcome

Upcoming Games
Date Event Time Location
Fri 7/3 Baseball 14U vs. TBA TBA Rice Field
Sat 7/4 Baseball 14U vs. TBA TBA Rice Field
Sun 7/5 Baseball 14U vs. TBA TBA Rice Field
Recent Games
Date Event Time Location
Fri 6/26 Baseball 14U vs. TBA TBA Action, Rotary and Vandalia Sports Parks
Sat 6/27 Baseball 14U vs. TBA TBA Action, Rotary and Vandalia Sports Parks
Sun 6/28 Baseball 14U vs. TBA TBA Action, Rotary and Vandalia Sports Parks
Upcoming Practices
Date Event Time Location
Thu 7/2 Baseball 14U Practice--Field #1 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM First Church of God, Miamisburg
Wednesday, July 1
The Dayton Sting Baseball Club

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 5s thru 7s developmental, 7U, 8U, 9U, 10U, 11U (two teams, one in Midwest and one in Southwest), 12U, 13U, 14Uand 15U age levels. Play will continue in the spring of 2015 in the Midwest Oho Baseball League, Southwest Ohio Baseball League, and tournaments Nationwide.                       

****Potential players for their relevant age group cannot have their next birthday prior to May 1, 2015. For information about anything Sting Baseball related please e-mail Tim Dunaway at tdunaway4eagle@sbcglobal.net

07/01/2015

Announcements:

Current Events

Dayton Sting 10U, 12U, and 13U have visited or will be visiting the Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, SC over the next few weeks. Good Luck!

Tryouts are approaching, please see below for specifics!  

Link to the new spirit wear website:

Please use this link to access the Dayton Sting website dedicated to outfitting players, parents, grandparents, and fans in the latest Sting active wear on the market.
 
2014 Tournament/Season Accomplishments

The Dayton Sting Baseball Club had another very successful season playing travel ball throughout the United States. The 7U team, while not enjoying a great deal of success record wise, played very competitive baseball against older teams. Most of the athletes from the 2014 7U team are rostered on select teams for the 2015 season. Thanks to Dave and his crew for a great year of development. The 8U team had a fantastic season, finishing in the top three in Midwest Ohio, had a top five ranking in the State of Ohio with Nations Baseball, and won a multitude of high end tournaments. The 9U team had an outstanding year, this group finished the season undefeated in D-1 of the Midwest Ohio for the second year in a row, had a top five ranking in the State of Ohio with Nations Baseball, and won multiple tournaments. The 10U Black also won D-1 in the Midwest Ohio Baseball League, had a very high ranking in the State of Ohio with Nations Baseball, and won multiple tournaments throughout the season. The 10U Gold had a great year, winning a lot of league games, and finished runner-up in a tournament as well. The 10U Ohio Sting team in Cincinnati had a solid season, played well in the American League in Southwest Ohio, and showed very well in multiple tournaments statewide. The 11U team won D-1 of the Midwest Ohio Baseball League for the fourth year in a row, had an extremely respectable state ranking with Nations Baseball, and won multiple highly competitive tournaments nationwide. The 12U team played well in D-1 in the Midwest Ohio Baseball League, was one of the top elite division Nations teams in the state all year, finished runner-up in the Nations State Championships in Columbus, and won several elite level tournaments all over the country. The 13U team also won D-1 of the Midwest Ohio Baseball League and had one of the best tournament seasons in the history of the program. Thanks to all of the parents, extended families, players, board members, and the coaches for making Sting Baseball the #1 travel program in the Dayton, Ohio region. 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.

2015 Individual and Club Honor Roll

Mitchell Roether who plays on the Dayton Sting 11U team was selected to play in two very prestigious events this year. He was invited to play in the Travelball Select All America tournament. Mitchell also made the USSSA All-American Games for the second straight season. He was named one of the top three 11U players who tried out in the Cincinnati region. 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. 

College Honor Roll

Class of 2014

Doug Lowe-University of Cincinnati

Blake Boughman-University of Northwestern Ohio

Class of 2015

Josh Grubaugh-Brown Mackie College (Kansas)

Cole Wilson-Rio Grande University

Blake Zeller-Youngstown State University

2016 Nations Baseball Sting Spring Bash

April 8 thru 10, 2016

48 Teams participated in this tournament from 8U thru 13U in 2015

All 8U games were played at Wright State University on the girls softball diamond.

All 9U, 10U, 12U, and 13U games were played at Action Sports Center.

All 11U games were played at the home of the Dayton Sting Baseball Club, First Church of God Sports Complex.

There will be a 14U division next year! 

2015 Nations Baseball Sting Summer Smash

Type: Open, Select Teams Only Please

Dates: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, July 3rd thru July 5th

Age groups: 7U Coach Pitch, 8U Coach Pitch, 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U, and 15U

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

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=$350, 11U thru 15U =$400

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.

Tryouts for 2016 regular season Sting teams!

Location:

First Church of God Sports Complex, 275 N. Heincke Road, diamond #2 directly behind Kroger's

5U Thru 7U DEVELOPMENTAL PROGRAM

Continue to take player entries, a good opportunity to receive outstanding baseball training in an environment that promotes the proper principles of the game! See Tourney Entry Forms/Other Forms for sign-up sheet

7U

Monday, July 6th, Wednesday, July 8th, Monday, July 13th, and Wednesday, July 15th, all at 6pm. First Church of God Sports Complex, 275 N. Heincke Road, Miamisburg, Ohio, 45459

8U

Monday, July 6th, Wednesday, July 8th, Monday, July 13th, and Wednesday, July 15th, all at 6pm. First Church of God Sports Complex, 275 N. Heincke Road, Miamisburg, Ohio, 45459

9U

2016 Dayton Sting Premier 9U Travel Team
Tryouts for the 2016 Dayton Sting premier travel team will be July 7, 9, 14, and 16 at the location listed above. This is very simple, this will be a premier travel team, playing in the best tournaments in the country including trips to several high-end national events, players will receive the highest baseball instruction possible, and be coached by personnel with zero hidden agendas. The Dayton Sting Baseball Club prides itself on comprehensive baseball instruction for a great value, appx. $700 for an entire year of baseball. This team will play fall ball and have a limited practice schedule from August thru Halloween. We will pick things up in November and train in earnest through the winter. You want to see your kid improve, you want to see results, please do not hesitate to come to a tryout. Thanks!
 

10U

2016 Dayton Sting Premier 10U Travel Team
Tryouts for the 2016 Dayton Sting premier travel team will be July 7, 9, 14, and 16 at the location listed above. This is very simple, this will be a premier travel team, playing in the best tournaments in the country including the Ripken Experience, receiving the highest baseball instruction possible, and coached by a non-dad with zero hidden agendas. The Dayton Sting Baseball Club prides itself on comprehensive baseball instruction for a great value, appx. $700 for an entire year of baseball. This team will play fall ball and have a limited practice schedule from August thru Halloween. We will pick things up in November and train in earnest through the winter. You want to see your kid improve, you want to see results, please do not hesitate to come to a tryout. Thanks!
 

11U

2016 Dayton Sting Premier 11U Travel Team Player Evaluations
The Dayton Sting Baseball Club is looking for two or three dedicated baseball families for 2016. This team is the Undefeated back-to-back Midwest Ohio Baseball League 8U and 9U Division 1 Champions. Dayton Sting 2015 10U is currently competing in the National League (top level) of The Southwest Ohio Baseball League playing against the best competition in the region and are playing in some of the best tournaments in the country including The Ripken Experience and The CABA World Series. This team is coached by a NON-DAD with vast baseball experience at every level and no hidden agendas! If you want your baseball loving son to exponentially improve his skill-set by receiving the highest baseball instruction possible, please consider the Sting. Player fees are also the best value in the area at approx. $700 per year. Player evaluations will be held on 6/30, 7/13, 7/15 (all at 6 p.m.) and 7/25 at 10 a.m. at the location listed above. Please plan on attending multiple sessions. Thanks.

12U

Dayton Sting 2016 12U Open Tryout
The Dayton Sting Baseball Club will be holding open player evaluation sessions on July 9th at 6:30 PM and July 11th at 10:00 AM. Interested players should arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled time for registration and warm-up. As the premier baseball organization in Dayton, we are seeking players who are extremely passionate about baseball and have a strong desire to work hard to achieve incremental skill development. If you want to see a more rapid pace to the practice environment, more individual skill development, and what high end baseball training really looks like, please try to attend both evaluation sessions.

13U

TBA

14U

TBA

15U

Private evaluations only for 2016!

16U

TBA

Thank You

  • 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), Sam Muhlenkamp (8U), Tim Dunaway (9U), Tim Dunaway (10U), Steve Beatty (11U), Scott Whitesell (12U), Tim Dunaway (13U), Jim Yerkins (14U), and Matt Pendergast (15U) . 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
  • 2015 8U, Midwest Ohio Baseball League 

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
  • 2014 9U, MCYBSA Miamisburg Open at Rice Field
  • 2014 11U, Triple Crown Series Dayton Quali-Flyer
  • 2014 11U, Game Day USA Reds Youth Series #3
  • 2014 13U, Nations Baseball Sting Summer Smash
  • 2015 8U Black, Mountain Ballpark Pre-Season Tournament
  • 2015 8U Black, Nations Baseball Sting Spring Bash
  • 2015 12U, Nations Baseball Sting Spring Bash
  • 2015 13U, Nations Baseball Sting Spring Bash
  • 2015 8U Black, Nations Frozen Rope
  • 2015 10U Black, Nations Frozen Rope
  • 2015 12U, Kings May Slugfest
  • 2015 10U Black, Nations One Day Challenge
  • 2015 14U, Cincinnati Thunder Turn 2
  • 2015 9U, Nations Baseball Jaguars Memorial Tournament
  • 2015 14U, Kings Sports Wood Bat Classic in Mason, Ohio
  • 2015 9U, SBA Sports Nations Baseball Summer Heat at ASC

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)
  • 2014 10U Black, Nations Baseball Sting Summer Smash
  • 2014 7U, Vandalia Invitational
  • 2015 10U, BPA Rust Buster World Series Qualifier
  • 2015 10U, Nations Baseball Sting Spring Bash
  • 2015 11U, Nations Baseball Sting Spring Bash
  • 2015 9U, Nations Baseball May Qualifier presented by Sports Experience
  • 2015 9U, Nations One Day Challenge
  • 2015 11U, Batter Up Spring Classic, Euclid, Ohio
  • 2015 14U, Nations One Day Challenge
  • 2015 8U, The MAK at Action Sports Center
  • 2015 9U, The MAK at Action Sports Center
  • 2015 8U, SBA Sports Nations Baseball Summer Heat at ASC
  • 2015 10U, SBA Sports Nations Baseball Summer Heat at ASC   

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