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Hello eteamz fans,

Summer vacation is over, but there is no need to be bummed. A new sports season is underway and it's time for all you athletes to shine once again. We're excited for another year of exciting sports achievements and looking forward to seeing all your web site updates and stories submitted through Bulletin Boards, All-Stars, Spotlight Sites and Snap Shotz.

Fall is my favorite time of year and one of the best seasons to camp out. And who camps out more than scouts!? If you're involved in Scouting and aren't in a tent, camp out online with us on our brand new community

Please help spread the news about Make some cash and become an eteamz Buddy. If you know anyone involved in Scouting, send them your Buddy code, which will save them money on a Scouting Web Site. A portion of each sale will also be credited to your Buddy account.

Please check out all the news below and submit your site for the Spooktacular Site Contest II.

Newsletter Menu
  • What's Up?
  • First SnapShotz Photo
  • 101 with Ericha
  • LLB Adventure
  • Kids Don't Exercise
  • Featured Reggie Clients
  • epointz Winners
  • Spotlight Sites
  • Brad the Man

    NFL Punt Pass & Kick competitions & NFL Flag Fall Leagues are starting up soon! Use the PPK Finder or the NFL Flag Finder to locate a league or competition in your neighborhood!

    Coaches! Register your Flag team for the 2003 Flag Regional Tournament near you!
    Click here for details on locations & dates.

    Find out more about NFL Youth Football by visiting our web site at!
    eteamz Updates

    Spooktacular Site Contest II - Boo! It's time for another Spooky Site Contest. Web Site Administrators, get your sites all Halloweened up and submit your site via email to: The best three sites will win eteamz PLUS free for a year.
    Site entries are due by October 27, 2003.

    Admin Menu Changes - Web Site Administrators, we have made the eteamz Admin menu a bit easier to follow. The Display folder is now called Site Appearance and has been moved to the very top of the folder menu. The Welcome and News folders have been renamed to Welcome Mesg and My Site News. More helpful menu changes will come in the future.

    Click to Visit! - Learn more about our new Scouting community...the most exciting place to "camp out" on the web!

    Tell your fellow Scout leaders about the new community so they can get a Scout web site for their troop or unit. Make some cash and become an eteamz Buddy.

    Head Webmaster Tool - If you're a current Head Webmaster, you may now assign a new Head Webmaster within the Member section of your web site Admin. This is an easy tool for those of you who have board and coach changes from season to season. Click here to learn how it works.

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    Life Lessons First SnapShotz Photo

    Many photos have been submitted so far. Lots of great action and humorous photos. Thanks for taking the time to send in your pics.

    The first SnapShotz photo chosen for display on eteamz is on the right (click the image to see the full size). The photo was submitted by Meschelle Seavey from Old Orchard Beach Little League. The photo is entitled "Life Lessons".

    eteamz wants to see what you're all up to on the field, court, rink, water, whatever. Be a part of the new eteamz SnapShotz program and email us your favorite team or league photo to Please include your name and web site address.

    Photos must be in good taste. Teams in action, players in action, and unique team photos are all welcome photo topics. Blooper photos are also welcome.

    All submitted photos will be reviewed. One or more photos will be highlighted in upcoming eteamz newsletters on a regular basis. We also plan to have an online submission process in the future and approved photos will be displayed online and voted on for best photo (Photo of the Year, Funniest Photo, etc).

    NOTE: All submitted photos are not returnable and may be used by in any way (in sportsmanlike conduct of course). We strongly suggest you receive signed or verbal permission from all persons in the submitted photo.

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    101 with Ericha 101 with Ericha

    Hello eteamz fans!

    Thank you to Paul from NJ State LL who brought up a great question. He wanted to know if there was a short cut to getting files and images online (skipping the "add handout" button for example). Did you know that you can create a direct link using HTML to your uploaded files and images? AND, it's easy! Just use one of the codes below and place it within your Weclome Message or a News item article box.

    Linking to Files (Use Code Below - replace items in red with your info):
    <a href="">Type text here</a>

    An Example: Click here to view my file

    Linking to Images (Use Code Below - replace items in red with your info):
    <a href="">Type text here</a>

    An Example: View my happy dance image

    You can locate the file name within the Files or Images section of your Admin Uploads folder. The actual Image/File names to use show within the parenthesis next to the name you gave the file when uploading. Be sure that the Image/File names and your web address (the red text) match exactly for it to work.

    For other HTML tips such as formatting text with color and font, click here. And, for tips on creating email links and web links, click here.

    A lot of you are gearing up for the Fall season. One of the most asked questions is how to change the web address on your current site.

    In July's Newsletter I listed some fun facts about eteamz. Rob and I dug up some more cool facts. Click here for a couple more you should find interesting. What fun fact would you like to know?

    Check out these rockin' sites I came across:

    Look out...your site may be next.

    Is there anything you'd like to see in the next newsletter? Do you have any fun and inspirational stories to share? Send me an email at I'd love to hear from you.

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    Little League Adventure

    Click to See Photos! It was great meeting some of you at the LLB World Series. It's so nice to put a face to a name...a rare treat in this online industry. Thanks to all the District Administrators and Information Officers that stopped by the trailer. We appreciate your questions and support.

    The entire series is geared around the kids. The kids, parents, family and friends seem to have a blast! It's really like Major League Baseball for kids. Quite the production.

    If you've never been to a World Series game, it's a must! If you have the chance one of these years, go check out Williamsport, PA. Beautiful town.

    We collected about 20 trading pins. Not too bad.

    Click here to check out some pictures from the series.

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    Kids Don't Exercise Kids Don't Exercise

    America's kids are even more deeply rooted couch potatoes than experts initially thought. Roughly three out of five kids ages 9 to 13 report they don't participate in sports or other coached physical activities outside school, according to a first-of-its-kind survey of U.S. children and their parents. More...

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    Featured Online Registration Clients Click to visit Stop the waiting in line! Collect team and player fees online!
  • Junior Basketball Association (CA)
  • New Mexico Amateur Hockey Association (NM)
  • Tualatin Youth Basketball Association (OR)
  • Pennsbury Regional Basketball League 2003 (PA)
  • Hillsborough Little League 2004 (NJ)
  • 2004 NFHCA Annual Convention (VA)
  • Visit for details.
    Want a shot at some cash just for telling a few friends about your site? Get your fellow team and league members involved today!
      Top Team Winners - August 2003
    1. McDowell Mountain Yankees - 119768 pts.
    2. Manteca Predators - 45604 pts.
    3. North Gwinnett HS Cross Country - 27998 pts.
      Top League Winners - August 2003
    1. Soccer Club of Guilford - 88090 pts.
    2. Deer Valley Little League - 43644 pts.
    3. PHARA Football - 21694 pts.
    Visit for details on how to participate and qualify for your shot at some big bucks.

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    Spotlight Sites
    How do they do it? Where do they get the time? Well, it's not as hard as it looks. Below are a few of our site building stars that can provide some inspiration and ideas for both new and long time eteamz users.

    Congrats to the September 2003 Spotlight winners! Be sure to stop by their guestbooks or message boards.

    Dominican H.S. Lady Knights Basketball
    Preston High Track/Cross Country
    Sycamore Arsenal
    Tomahawks Team 3
    Fire & Ice 12U
    Jammers VBC
    Black Kats Wrestling Club
    Georgia Silver Bullets
    Cardinal Youth Hockey
    Walcountian Blues Lacrosse Club
    Warrior Cheerleaders
    Tiverton Little League

    If you think your site deserves to be in the spotlight, sign up today at!

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    eteamz All-Star

    Brad the Man

    Bradley Harmon is 6 years old and was named AABC Defensive T-Ball Player of the Year for the State of Georgia. Bradley is a dynamite Short Stop who loves the game of baseball. His team, the North Clayton Mets, were the AABC State runner ups.

      Click to Visit the North Clayton Mets Web Site
    • Began playing 5/6 year old T-ball at age 3 because he demonstrated unusual ability
    • Excelled as one of the best players on the team and by age 6 he was playing his third year of T-ball
    • A switch hitter and hits home runs from both sides of the plate (he refuses to hit off the tee)
    • Outstanding Shortstop and completes an average of one to two double plays per game
    • During the 2003 season Bradley won the 2003 North Clayton Home Run Derby
    • Won 1st place in the Seminole Challenge Throwing Accuracy contest
    • Earned Six over-the-fence Home Run balls
    • Awarded MVP in two State competition games
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    Want to be an eteamz all-star? Send me a photo and description of your team, league or individual all-star. I'm looking for all-stars to highlight in upcoming newsletters. If I choose your all-star entry, I'll publish your information in the newsletter and give your web site eteamz PLUS free for a year.

    Send your photo, description and web site address to

    Is Brad for real? Holy cow. Don't forget his name. He'll be playing Major League Baseball by the time he's twelve. Very impressive. He has a very bright future ahead of him.

    Have a great month! Play, study and work hard.

    Until next time...

    Rob Costlow
    Community Manager
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