Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The Cedar Grove Panthers will play against the Verona Hillbillies for a fundraising rivalry game.
Cedar Grove Panthers will play the Verona Hillbillies in a rivalry game to raise money for the teams. The game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, at Yogi Berra Stadium at Montclair State University. Yogi Berra stadium is located at One Hall Drive in Little Falls. Tickets are $3 for adults and $2 for students and seniors. Admission is free to children wearing a youth baseball or softball jersey.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Cedar Grove's Junior Baseball and Softball League will have a parade on Saturday, April 6, from Blasi Field to Panther Park.
For the first time ever, each team in Cedar Grove's Junior Baseball and Softball League will participate in an opening day ceremony and parade. The parade will start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, and go from Blasi Field to Panther Park. Blasi field is located at the corners of Grove and West Bradford avenues. “It will be a great start to a day filled with many games at all of the fields throughout town,” said Joe Coletta of the Cedar Grove's Junior Baseball and Softball League. “This will be an proud and exciting day for the children as Cedar Grove has never assembled all of their teams for one event.” Opening Day is open to all residents and refreshments will be available at Panther Park. They'll be lots going on during the Junior …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
February 15 is the new registration deadline for the spring 2013 season.
Youngsters have a second chance to register for the Cedar Grove Junior Baseball & Softball League spring 2013 season. The deadline has been pushed back a month to give all players an opportunity to join. Forms must be completed online by February 15 or by mailing the registration form and check or money order to: CGJBSL PO Box 112 Cedar Grove, New Jersey 07009 “To be eligible to play a child must be a resident of Cedar Grove and first year players must submit a copy of their birth certificate along with registration form and payment,” the League said. The fee for kindergarten tee-ball is $75 per player. A fee for grades one through eight is $100 per player. First year players must email a birth certificate email@example.com. Click here …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Register now for the Cedar Grove Junior Baseball and Softball League spring 2013 season!
The Cedar Grove Junior Baseball & Softball League will be accepting registration forms for the spring 2013 season. Forms must be completed online by January 18 or by mailing the registration form and check or money order to: CGJBSL PO Box 112 Cedar Grove, New Jersey 07009 “To be eligible to play a child must be a resident of Cedar Grove and first year players must submit a copy of their birth certificate along with registration form and payment,” the League said. The fee for kindergarten tee-ball is $75 per player. A fee for grades one through eight is $100 per player. First year players must email a birth certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for more information on the Cedar Grove Junior Baseball & Softball League.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
West Essex Warriors 12U team captures title for third straight year.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
The West Essex Warriors captured the 2012 12U Cerbo Championship with a come-from-behind victory against the Clifton Redhawks 3-2 Sunday, June 18. This is the Warriors third title in a row and fourth title in five years. The West Essex Warriors team is a club team made up of players from Fairfield, West Caldwell, Verona and Clifton. The team's regular season record was 12-0.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Community-focused Bears start season Thursday night against Worcester Tornadoes
The Newark Bears had one final tune-up Wednesday afternoon before Opening Day and the start of their 15th season. The opponent however wasn't another team of professionals or a future opponent in the CanAm League the Bears participate in. Instead, it was the baseball team of Newark Tech High School. While it was merely an exhibition, the event was just the latest example of how the Bears are not just trying to be a winning team on the field but a part of the Newark community. "I think it's very important," said new Bears manager Ken Oberkfell about having that relationship with the city. "You want to meet as many people, as many organizations, as many businesses as you can. It promotes the team, it gets people into the ballpark. We're here…
Friday, April 27, 2012
Longtime mentor Mike Sheppard Sr. celebrated for influence on Essex County athletes
Essex County's father of baseball now has a field to call his own in Ivy Hill Park, where the beloved Seton Hall University coach flourished as a young athlete. The dedication of the Pirates' home field to Mike Sheppard Sr. was presented Thursday afternoon by Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Board of Chosen Freeholders, along with a crowd of SHU athletes and members of the Sheppard clan. Sheppard, whose eponymous baseball and softball field sits at the southeast end of the college campus, was lauded by officials – and a former Major League Baseball catcher – as a role model who has shaped countless youths into fine athletes. Under Sheppard's 31-year tenure as head coach of SHU baseball, more than 80 players have gone on…
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Bronx Bombers seem to be losing some of their allure as its hometown rival has a great season start.
The New York Yankees are usually the favorites during baseball season and its hometown rival—the Mets—end up being the hopeful stepsister each spring. But this season, it seems the pinstriped champs have lost some of their lustre. With the New York Mets 4-2 record, the team started off with a powerful season after losing free agent National League batting average leader, Jose Reyes. The Yankees have a 4-3 record, but have not shown the pitching prowess that they've invested in. The Mets hit the road this weekend for a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies and the Yankees are playing against Albert Pujols and the Angels at Yankee Stadium. Though the season has a long way to go, it isn't too soon to cast your vote on which will…