Warren County Youth Baseball Softball Assoc. (Warren, PA): League News

Click Here For Game Schedules
*As games are rescheduled throughout the season....all updates will be found by clicking the above link.  

Fields (misc. info)
  • All safety issues or general field issues should be reported to Matt Loomis (wingwacker@yahoo.com) ASAP.
  • All coaches should rake their field before and after games or practices....focus on home plate and pitchers mound
  • We do not pay to have fields maintained, it is all done by board members or parents volunteering their time.
Smith Complex:
Johnson Field - field on right
DeFrees Field - field on left 

Handout: Field Locations

Game Cancellation Protocol
It is the responsibility of the Home Team Coach to cancel a game:
  • Call and notify the Visting Team Coach
  • Call and notify the Umpire for your game (MUST DO BY 5:00pm)
  • Call your players 
  • Text Angie Hamilton @ 688-1655 so she can cancel concession stand workers
  • To reschedule games please e-mail Jeff Berdine (jnberdine@atlanticbb.net).


Rescheduling Games

Coaches: must do this to reschedule games: 

  •  Use master schedule to find available fields and dates 
  • Check with opposing coach  
  • E-mail Jeff Berdine (jnberdine@atlanticbb.net) with your Division, Game #, Proposed Date, Time and Field
  • Once approved by Scheduler....it will be updated on master league schedule   
  • Must also find an umpire for your game (Minors, Majors, Juniors only) 


Reporting Games to Warren Times Observer

Coaches - here are 3 different ways to report your games to the newspaper.  (T-ball is the only division that does not report their games)  For the training division, the home team usually reports the game. For all other divisions the winning team reports the games. 

  • phone:  723-8200  
  • e-mail:  aclose@timesobserver.com 
  • forms:  fill out after each game at the times observer 


Proper Way To Appeal A Call (click here)

Little League Rules - Myths (click here)

Cold Weather Policy

  No games should be played if temperature is under 50 degrees.  

 



Umpire Info
  • See attached spreadsheet for umpires signed up for games so far
  • Home team must find umpire if one is not scheduled (Minors, Majors, Juniors)
  • For umpire to get paid, they must fill out umpire reimbursement voucher & mail to (YBSA, P.O. Box 451, Warren)
  • Vouchers must be signed by coach from that game (click "umpire information" for vouchers)
  • All Umpire Questions:   Donny Cummings (dcummings1986@yahoo.com)  (814-730-9436)  

Handout: Umpire Information

Practice / Game Days (2016 Season)
  • Practice - starts week of March 28th (for minors, majors, junior ONLY)
  • See "planned days" for games in each division, and teams are to practice those same days
  • Outlying areas will set their own practices times and fields in those areas
  • T-ball & Training practice - starts week of April 18th
Coaches should work out practice shedules in their own division in order to share fields.  Even if rained out, you must stick to your practice days if you are using Farm Colony, Betts Jackson, Musante, Smith Complex.  During week, use 2 different time slots.....either 4:30-6:00pm  or  6:00-7:30pm

Boys Minors:  Tues, Thurs, Sat  (Betts Jackson, Farm A, Citro, Musante, Johnson (Smith Complex), DeFrees (Smith Complex).
Boys Majors:  Mon, Wed, Fri  (BJ, Farm A, Citro)
Boys Juniors:  Tues, Thurs, Fri (Wiedert, Legion*) (may also use Weidert to practice Mon & Wed)
*Warren High School will be using Legion Field as well
Girls Minors:  Mon, Wed, Fri  (Garrett Field, Hawbaker (North Warren 60, only if High School is using Hawbaker)
Girls Majors:  Tues, Thurs  (Garrett Field, Hawbaker (NW60, only if High School is using Hawbaker)
*Warren Girls High School will practice on NW60 and play games on Hawbaker.
 
These 3 divisions start practice week of April 18th: 
Boys Training:  Tues, Thurs, Sat
Girls Training:  Mon, Wed, Fri
T-ball:  Tues, Thurs, Sat

Handout: Field Locations

Tag Days
  • see attached Tag Days Schedule for all t-ball, training, minor and major teams
  • your coach will assign players specific times
  • must wear your team shirt and hat if you have one....do not need to wear baseball pants.


2016 Season - Board Members
Returning Board Members:

Jeff Berdine, Scott Chase, Don Cummings, Lindsey Frailey, Jeff Irwin, Matt Loomis, Mark Napolitan, Jason Rafalski, Rick Rohlin, Jon Sitler, Kari Swanson, Shawn Wilson.

New Board Members:

Jim Beers, Dan Dippold, Mary Gustafson, Scott Lynds, John Palmieri, Shannon Yeager, Jen Zdarko. 

Outgoing Members: (thank you for your past service)

Derek Brewer, Jim Grosch, Bob Gustafson, Mark Ordiway, Aaron Stearns, Andy Teconchuk, Michele Trembley. 



2015 Season - Board Members
Returning Board Members:

Rick Rohlin (new President), Jason Rafalski, Kari Swanson, Michelle Tremblay, Jon Sitler, Don Cummings, Jim Grosch, Bob Gustafson, Scott Chase, Matt Loomis, Jeff Berdine, Jeff Irwin, Derek Brewer

New Board Members:

Andy Teconchuk, Mark Napolitan, Mark Ordiway, Shawn Wilson, Lindsey Frailey, Aaron Stearns

Outgoing Members: (thank you for your past service)

Randie Eadie (President), Chad Betts, Darin Freeborough, Carrie Salapek, Tony Richards, Amanda Mesel



2014 Season - Board Members

Returning Board Members:

Randie Eadie, Jon Sitler, Kari Swanson, Chad Betts, Rick Rohlin, Don Cummings, Jim Grosch, Darin Freeborough, Bob Gustafson, Scott Chase, Matt Loomis, Carrie Salapek, Jason Rafalski

New Board Members:

Jeff Berdine, Jeff Irwin, Michelle Tremblay, Tony Richards, Amanda Mesel, Derek Brewer

Outgoing Members: (thank you for your past service)

Kelley Wood, Henry Borger, Kevin Hoover, Mike Wilson, Nicole Egger