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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.


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Mailing address - P.O Box 7531 Charlottesville 22906

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 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


Evaluation Day Complete!

Thank you to all the coaches, board members and volunteers who gave their time today.  We also appreciate all the players who participated - the evaluation process is used to help create balanced teams.  The Spring 2015 Season is going to be exciting!

 

Next Up - Drafts and Team Formation

Now that evaluations have been completed, the next step in the process is to conduct the drafts for the Junior Rookie, Rookie, Minor and Major Divisions.  These drafts will occur this week.   Although we do our best to honor special requests, our primary focus is to build balanced teams, and we cannot guarantee that requests will be honored. 

T-Ball teams are formed geographically, by Elementary School district.  We also do our best to honor familes' requests.  
 
All families should hear from coaches by Friday, March 6th with your team assignments and schedules. 

Practices will begin on Saturday, March 7, 2015.  
Opening Day (first games) are on March 28, 2015.  

 


8U Tournament Team Info

 

Bill Owens will be managing an 8U Northside Tournament Team for Machine Pitch (players born 5/1/06 or later living within Northside’s league boundaries are eligible for consideration).

Tryout date is Sunday March 8th, from 2:00-3:30 on Hollymead Lower Field.  The raindate is March 15th, from 2:00-3:30 on Hollymead Lower Field.
 
The team will focus on skill development and having fun.  The team will normally get together just once a week on Sundays for either practice or game.  The cost for the team (if any) will be determined at a later date based on actual number of games and uniform costs.  Activities won’t conflict with regular Northside Spring league play and players are required to also be registered for local Northside spring play to be considered for the Tournament Team.
 
If interested in being considered for the 8U Northside Tournament Team, contact Bill Owens at wlo3aia@cstone.net .  Bill will also be available during the Evaluation Day to answer questions.


Need new 2015 Baseball equipment for 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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Carson Raymond Field Proposed Lights Project

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.


**Important Dates for Spring 2015**

March 1, 2015: Player Evaluations (Jr. Rookie, Rookie, Minor and Major).  Sutherland Middle School Gym, see above for times.

March 28, 2015:  Opening Day!

April 18, 2015:  Team/Player Photo Day (April 25th Rain Date)

May 17, 2015:  All-Stars Tryouts

May 31, 2015:  Championship Sunday Fundraiser Festival


Getting ready for Spring Baseball at Northside!  Check out our Facebook Page to see the work being done to get our fields ready for Spring!


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**
www.carsonraymondfoundation.com

 


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 >>

· 8U Tournament Team Spring 20153/8/2015
· Dick's Sporting Goods Appreciation Day Info2/28/2015
· Pritchett Family Scholarship2/16/2015



Upcoming Events  more >>

Majors Spring 2015 DraftMar 4 2015 6:00PMSutherland Middle School

Teams to be determined for Spring 2015.


Minors Spring 2015 DraftMar 4 2015 7:30PMSutherland Middle School

Teams to be determined for Spring 2015.


Coaches MeetingMar 7 2015 9:00AMTBD

Mandatory coaches meeting.  More details and location coming soon.