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

Monday, May 1
Schedules - click here for 2017 schedules
  • this link will always be the most up to date schedules throughout the season once registration is closed (after March 24th 2017).

April 21st and 22nd - Equipment Pick Up
Coaches and Assistant Coaches will be able to PICK UP EQUIPMENT on April 21st from 4-7pm and April 22nd from 10-2.  This will be at the Farm Colony.  If you have any issues with these Dates, please email Dan Dippold at dbdippold@msn.com.  

Team Pictures 2017
  • all team pictures will be Saturday, April 29th at Betts Park Tennis Court Pavilion. 
  • any changes must go through Carl at 688-6224, or csleich02@eaglezip.net
  • only COACHES should contact Carl with questions
  • UPDATE 4/10/17 Please see handout with 2017 Schedule!

Handout: Team Photos Schedule

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).

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 (in handouts section of website) & mail to (YBSA, P.O. Box 451, Warren)
  • Vouchers must be signed by coach from that game (look under "handouts" for vouchers)
  • All general rule questions can go to Billy Cummings (bcummings@bettsind.com) (814-723-8824)

Rescheduling Games

Coaches: must do this to reschedule games: 

  • Use master schedule link 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) 

Pitching Information (Boys)

Pitch Count Guidelines:

  • 1-20 pitches 0 days rest
  • 21-35 pitches 1 days rest
  • 36-50 pitches 2 days rest
  • 51-65 pitches 3 days rest
  • 65+ pitches  4 days rest
Maximum Pitches Per Day:
  • 9-10 year olds 75 pitches (boys minors)
  • 11-12 year olds 85 pitches (boys majors)
  • 13-14 year olds 95 pitches (boys juniors)

Pitcher to Catcher:  A pitcher who delivers 41 or more pitches in a game cannot play the position of catcher for the remainder of that day. (must be removed on pitch 40)

Catcher to Pitcher:  Anyone who played the position of catcher in four (4) or more innings in a game, is not eligible to pitch on that calendar day. (must be removed after the 3rd inning of catching in order to pitch that game)

Field Locations
Handout: Field Locations

Boys Age Chart - 2017


*Jan 23rd 2017 - Please see updated dates under "Handouts" Section of Website*


Girls Age Chart - 2017
*Jan 23rd 2017 - Please see updated dates under "Handouts" Section of Website*


Team Sponsors

Any business interested in sponsoring a little league team, please contact Jon Sitler (sitler@verizon.net) (814-730-9744)

  •  $200 - 1 teams
  • $350 - 2 teams
  • $450 - 3 teams
  • $500 - 4 teams
  • $250 - All Star Sponsor 

Click Here For Game Schedules

*As games are rescheduled throughout the season....all updates will be found by clicking the above link.  

3/10/17 The link for games is still being worked out as well as the exact schedule (no link yet), but below are the days each division will practice and play games:   

T ball- M/W

Boys Training -T/Thur

Girls Training- T/Thur

Boys Minors - T/Thur

Boys Majors- M/W

Girls Min/Major Combo- M/W

Boys Juniors - T/Thur

Challenger- Sat AM

** Fridays will be left open for MAKEUPS AND CONFLICTS


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

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 

Cold Weather Policy

General Rule: No games or practices if temperature is under 50 degrees. Coaches should use common sense depending on age group they are coaching.   


The Umpires's Helper (click here)

Common Misunderstood Rules (click here)

Little League Rules - Myths (click here)

Proper Way To Appeal A Call (click here)

Thursday, November 17
2017 Board Members

The WCYBSA Board will be voting on new board members for the 2017 Season, and several positions will be opening up.  Anyone interested in being considered for a board member position, should email one of the following board members (Jeff Berdine or John Palmieri), no later than Wednesday, November 23rd.  Once the board is set, a board meeting will be held on Sunday, December 4th, to vote on positions, and begin planning for the 2017 Season. 

Please Email:

Jeff Berdine  jnberdine@atlanticbb.net

John Palmieri  japalmieri@gmail.com

Board Positions & Committees:

Executive Board:  President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary

Committees:  buildings & grounds, equipment & uniforms, sponsors, tag days, scheduling, registration, website, safety, all-stars, background checks. 

Division Managers:  Challenger Division, T-ball, Coach Pitch (boys & girls), Minors (boys & girls), Majors (boys & girls), Juniors (boys) 

2017 Season - Board Members
Returning Board Members:

Jeff Berdine, Scott Chase, Jeff Irwin, Matt Loomis, Shawn Wilson, Dan Dippold, Mary Gustafson, Scott Lynds, John Palmieri, Jen Zdarko.

New Board Members:

Heather Angell, Rich Laws, Tim Munksgard, Rich Pascuzzi, Jameson Shepherd, Jeremy Wyman. 

Outgoing Members: (thank you for your past service)

Jason Rafalski, Rick Rohlin, Kari Swanson, Jon Sitler, Don Cummings, Mark Napolitan, Lindsey Frailey, Jim Beers, Shannon Yeager. 

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