Whetstone High School: Welcome
Welcome to the home of Braves Baseball !
Coupon Books are Due ASAP
Spirit Wear Orders are Due Friday March 2nd
Whetstone Baseball Key Dates 2018
Whetstone H.S. Baseball Practice Schedule in the Gym
21st 5:00-7:00 B+ Week #1
Thursday February 22nd 7:00-9:00
Monday February 26th 5:00-7:00 - If it's not raining and 40 degrees we will practice outside after school- 2:45-5:30.
Tuesday February 27th 7:00-9:00 - If it's not raining and 40 degrees we will practice outside after school- 2:45-5:30.
Wednesday February 28th 5:00-7:00 Week #2
Thursday March 1st 7:00-9:00
Monday March 5th 4:45-6:45
Tuesday March 6th 2:45-4:45
Wednesday March 7th 4:45-6:45 Week #3
Thursday March 8th 2:45-4:45
Friday March 9th 4:45-6:45
If a player has to miss a practice they need to let a coach know. Two Unexcused Absences will result in a player being cut. Please communicate with the coaches.
All players should wear baseball pants or sweat pants to every practice. Absolutely No Shorts are allowed at a baseball practice. Please don’t wear Red, Green, Purple, Yellow, or Brown colors to a Whetstone baseball practice.
Please note if it is 40 degrees and dry, the baseball team might practice outside after school 2:45-5:30 . Players should always be prepared both indoor and outdoor practice.
Monday February 19th - Baseball Practice begins, we will start practicing every day. Practice schedules will be handed out once we get closer to this date. These practices will be in the gym, we have to share the gym with Boys/Girls Basketball, Softball, and Boys Volleyball so our times will vary. Practice is Mandatory if you aren’t playing a winter sport.
Friday March 9th- The teams will be posted on the gym door. Varsity, Reserve, and JVB/Freshman.
Wednesday March 14th - Scrimmages start. All three teams will have scrimmages from March 14th to March 23rd.
Monday March 26th- The Varsity Baseball team opens the season, at East.
Friday March 30th –April 8th - Spring Break, all three Whetstone baseball teams will have games over spring break. If you will be out of town, please let Coach Broskie know ASAP.
Friday May 1st- Prom Friday May 4th
Spring Break Trip-
Leave- Friday March 30th -Early in the morning from Whetstone- (Good Friday)
Stay Friday March 30th- 1 Night
Stay Saturday March 31st- 2 Night
Stay Sunday April 1st- 3 Night
Stay Monday April 2nd- 4 Night
Leave Tuesday April 3rd - In the Morning
4 Nights- 5 Days- Ripken Myrtle Beach
We are staying at the Myrtlewood Villas
Remember Junior and Seniors you need to have at least FIVE credits to be eligible to play baseball.
Click the 2018 Schedule page...It gets updated as games are added.
2018 Varsity Scrimmages: Reserve Scrimmages: Freshman Scrimmages:
Bexley- At Capital Bexley- Home DeSales- Away
Hamilton Twp- Away Hamilton Twp-Home Lakewood- Away
Groveport- Home Groveport-Away Dublin Jerome-Home
Bishop Watterson- Away Bishop Watterson-Home South- Away
Go Braves !
Players you can start ordering some of your Whetstone Baseball gear...We will also have a spirit gear sale going on starting February 20th.
The on-line store closes on February 27th. We highly recommend that each player buy their own Belt, Socks, Batting Helmet, and Game Pants.
Freshman players-Need Pin-Stripe Pants.
Reserve players- Need White Pants with a Navy Stripe.
Varsity players- Need White Pants with a Navy Stripe and Gray Pants with a Navy Stripe.
Players please get everything handed in soon...The Sale has been going on since January 10th, thats plenty of time to sell Two Coupon Books. All checks should be made out to Whetstone Boosters.
Everything must be handed in by Wednesday February 14th.
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Click to link to order a Save Around Coupon book from a different state. The players are selling the Coupon books for Central Ohio. The link has Coupon Books from just about every state if a family member lives out of state and would like to buy one to help support the baseball team.
Each Coupon Book cost $25
Make Checks payable to Whetstone Boosters
Congrats to the Whetstone Varsity Baseball team on winning a Columbus City Schools record SIX Straight City Title !
Click the link to get info about the Bo Jackson Fall League.
Click the link to info about the Gahanna Fall Baseball League.
Click the link to get info about a Fall Baseball League.
Click the link to see what Big League has going on this Fall !
Check out the link to Mannino's Fall/Winter Camps and Pitching/Hitting Leagues !
Another Great Site with some good deals on Baseball equipment.
Check out Just Bats.com for some good deals on bats !
This website has great deals on baseball bats, check it out !
If you need directions to a High School that Whetstone plays. You can either click on Locations to the left and that will give directions to most schools that Whetstone plays. Or you can click on the link above and that has directions to every High School in the entire State of Ohio. Good Luck and Thanks for supporting the Braves !
1. Getting picked off a base
2. Not sliding
3. Not knowing how many outs there are
4. Missing a signal or not executing at advancing a runner
5. Throwing to the wrong base
6. Not throwing to the cutoff man from the outfield
7. Not being able to get a sacrifice bunt down
8. Not backing up the play
9. Not calling for a fly ball
10.Taking a called third strike
11. Not getting the sure out
12. Not hustling all the time
13. Not being mentally prepared to play
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Please check the Location page to get directions to the Braves game sites for the 2006 season.
The Ten Commandments
1. THOU SHALL OBEY THE COACH.
2. THOU SHALL NOT MISS PRACTICE.
3. THOU SHALL NOT SWING AT A 3-0 COUNT.
4. THOU SHALL STEAL 2ND AND NOT GET CAUGHT.
5. THOU SHALL NOT COMMIT AN ERROR OR THOU SHALL PRACTICE HARDER.
6. THOU SHALL HUSTLE TO ALL BASES ON ALL HITS WHETHER BE THY SHORT GROUNDERS OR DEEP FLYS.
7. THOU SHALL NOT ARGUE WITH THE UMPIRE EVEN THOUGH HE KNOWS NOT WHAT HE DOES.
8. THOU SHALL LAY DOWN A SACRIFICE BUNT IF NEED BE FOR THE GOOD OF THE TEAM.
9. THOU SHALL NOT LET THE opponents REACH HOME PLATE.
10. THOU SHALL RESPECT THY opponent BUT FEAR THEM NOT FOR VICTORY SHALL BE YOURS ON GAME DAY.
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