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Northside's Mission: 

Developing a strong community by teaching baseball fundamentals and life skills; helping kids improve as players, work as a team, and grow as individuals.

**All fields are available**

434 980 1256 - TELEPHONE RAIN LINE - 434 980 1256

Mailing address - P.O Box 7531 Charlottesville 22906

(DO NOT LEAVE MESSAGES ON THIS LINE...They are not checked....please email the league with any questions or concerns.)

 Board Email Contact Info (click name to send email): | Alice Riccabona, President | Eric Lane, Vice President | John Brocato, Treasurer | Shana Kirby, Secretary

Any League Questions: Northside League Email  

Check out Northside's Facebook Page here.

End of Season Survey - Spring 2015

Northside wants your feedback!  Please take a few moments to let us know about your player's Spring 2015 experience with Northside.  Click here to begin survey.  Please complete the survey by July 11, 2015 to allow the Board to discuss the feedback at the July Board Meeting.



Congratulations to the 9U players and coaches on their District Tournament Win!

The team heads to Winchester for the State Tournament starting Thursday.

The 10U Team begins District Tournament play this week as well.

Go Northside!

Our All-Stars Teams are in Action!  Check out our Facebook Page for Tournament Results and Pictures

Congratulations to the players and coaches of Northside's 12U All-Stars Team on winning the District Championship!  They are now headed to the State Tournament.  Go Northside!

Is your 10-12 year old looking to play some informal baseball this summer?  Join Robbie Armstrong for some Sandlot fun!

Saturday 6/13 Baker Butler 4:00-6:30
Sunday 6/21 Baker Butler 1:00-3:15  Cancelled
Wednesday 7/1  Baker Butler 6:15-8:15
Saturday 7/11  Baker Butler  11:00-1:15
Sunday 7/19 Baker Butler 1:00-3:15

Please email Robbie to let him know when your player will be coming…however, if you have a last minute  chance to join in the fun, you are still welcome to come out and play!  Robbie Armstrong -


2015 All-Stars Rosters Announced

Northside will have 7U, 8U, 9U, 10U and 12U Teams Participating this year.  See the full list of players and coaches here.

Spring 2015 End of Season Tournament  Results

It was a fun tournament!  We hope you had a chance to check out our great Northside teams.  The Champions are...

Majors ~ Rockies

Minors ~ Nationals

Rookies ~ Yankees

Jr. Rookies ~ Giants


First Annual Day of Champions Festival a Success! 

Thank you to Gene Murray for the countless hours spent planning the fun day - he was even able to hold the bad weather off - amazing!

We hope Northside players and families enjoyed the skills challenge, the sponsor tents, the dunk tank and games.  We appreciate all the families who stayed to cheer on the teams in the championship games!

We want to thank the many Board members, coaches, parents and volunteers who made the day possible, especially:


  • Chris Guyton, Tim Alther, Eric Lane, Robbie Armstrong, and Eric Byers for helping coordinate the Skills Challenge
  • Cheryl LaRosa for coordinating the many volunteers
  • James Gentry and Shana Kirby for providing their personal generator to keep the bouncy houses bouncy
  • Travis Bingler  for mcing the Minor and Major Championship Games
  • Alice Riccabona for mcing Jr. Rookie/Rookie Championship Games
  • Kate Jones for jumping in to man the Silent Auction Tent
  • Gene Murray's family who pitched in anyplace they were needed
  • All our concession volunteers and especially the concessions coordinator, Kim Grover
  • Our sponsors who supported this event, see the full list here
  • Our vendors who braved the heat and sun

Summer Baseball Camps Available in Our Area!

Spring Season is coming to an end for Northside - if you are looking for more opportunities for your player to improve their baseball skills, check out these local baseball camps:

T.E.A.M.S. Offering Summer Baseball Camps in June, July and August

Ages- 7-10
Dates: June 15-19, July 13-17, August 24-28
Location: T.E.A.M.S. Training Center facility, 442 Westfield Rd. Charlottesville, VA 22901

What sets T.E.A.M.S. 5-Tool Baseball Camps apart from the others?
.E.A.M.S. keeps a low player-to-coach to ensure each player receives personal attention and experiences improvements in their performance.

Also, all coaches TALK about the importance of speed, yet there are few coaches that instruct the players in improving their speed. This is the 5th tool that T.E.A.M.S. stresses each day of our camp.

Limited Space Available! Register Today! See Flyer Here.



The Dugout is offering Summer Camps!

Campers will work to improve their:
Conditioning    Strength   Speed and Quickness  Infield Skills    Outfield Skills   Throwing motion
Hitting   Pitching    Bunting    Game Knowledge

For dates, times and prices and more information, see the flyer.

Location:  The Dugout in Greene County (384 Industrial Dr, Ruckersville, VA 22968)

Volunteer for Northside

Northside is a volunteer run league - we could not be successful without the help of Northside Families and Community Members!

Each Northside Family is asked to meet a minimum volunteer requirement of 2 hours.  Already volunteered for Northside?  Click here to log your hours.

Northside offers many opportunities to volunteer such as:

  • Working in the concession stand Sign Up Here!
  • Coaching/Asst Coaching
  • Assisting with Opening Day and Day of Champions Festival
  • Team Parent
  • Field Maintenance
  • Base Coach, Scorekeeper, Dugout Parent
  • Board Member

Rivanna Gear and Apparel is offering the Northside Buyer's Club!


Membership is free - you get discounts on merchandise and Northside gets a portion of the proceeds!

For more information, view the flyer here.


Need new 2015 Baseball equipment or the Spring season?  Dick's Sporting Goods is offering coupons to Northside players!

For  savings on baseball equipment until 7/31/2015 print out the coupons here.


Thank you Dick's Sporting Goods for supporting Northside Cal Ripken League!

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If you would like to keep up-to-date with our league happenings and future registration openings, please join our email list!


Carson Raymond Field Proposed Lights Project

6/12/15 Update:

It is with great excitement that we report that the County Board of Supervisors approved our Carson Raymond Field lights project.  Let the capital campaign begin!  Extra special thanks to Rob Propes, Bill Owens and Eric Woolley for all their hard work to make this happen!

Northside Cal Ripken League has begun the process to obtain approval to put field lights up on Carson Raymond Field.  Want more information?  Download our fact sheet here.

For more detailed information, check out the Carson Raymond Lights Project Page.

Sponsors are Needed!

Level I ($300) includes company name across the back of the team shirt and a commemorative plaque OR your company name and logo on a 4’x 6’ or 3’x 8’ durable outdoor banner and a commemorative plaque. Printing includes: full unlimited color company logo with up to 10 words.

Level II ($500) includes your company name and logo on a 4’x 6’ or 3’x 8’ durable outdoor banner. Printing includes: full unlimited color company logo with up to 10 words. Additionally, we will put your company name across the back of the team shirt and you will receive a commemorative plaque.

Level III (Any $) Player(s) Sponsor - Donation amount to be used to reduce or eliminate player(s) league entry fees. 

Note- electronic artwork needs to be provided to the league if having banner made.

If interested, please complete our Sponsor form found here.


Division Commissioners:

If you are in the need of scholarship or baseball equipment for your child please contact The Carson Raymond Foundation**


Northside Cal Ripken League accepts registration from boys and girls who will be four (4) years old before May 1, 2015 and who will not be thirteen (13) years old before May 1, 2015, and who live within the following elementary school districts: Agnor-Hurt, Cale, Hollymead, Stone-Robinson, Baker-Butler, City of Charlottesville Red Hill (east of Rt.29), Stony Point, Broadus Wood, Greer, Scottsville, & Woodbrook.

News Headlines  more >>

· Northside Hosting 9U District Tournament6/25/2015
· 12U All-Stars Team Wins District Championship!6/21/2015
· TomSox Players offering Clinics for Northside6/2/2015

Upcoming Events  more >>

TomSox Sandlot Game for 9-12 year oldsJul 17 2015 9:00AMTonsler Park

Charlottesville TomSox Players offering Sandlot Games for 9-12 year olds on Friday 7/17 from 9-11 am at Tonsler Park see website for details

TomSox Sandlot Game for 9-12 year oldsJul 24 2015 9:00AMTonsler Park

Charlottesville TomSox Players offering Sandlot Games for 9-12 year olds on  Friday 7/24 from 9-11 am at Tonsler Park, see website for details.