Little League Baseball
SYA Little League is offering 4 weeks of summer baseball camps, 2 weeks with Centreville HS Head Coach Scott Findley and 2 weeks with Westfield HS Head Coach Rob Hahne for ages 6-12 (Machine Pitch to Majors). The 4 day camps (rain date on Fridays) will run this summer and benefit SYA Little League and both high school programs:
WHS: July 17-20 & August 14-17
CVHS: July 31-August 3 & August 7-10
The SYA Mets (SYA’s Travel Baseball Program) are excited to host the 4th annual SYA Baseball Home Run Derby to benefit pediatric cancer research through Kyle’s Kamp. The action will take place Sunday, June 4th at both Upper and Lower LLV, starting at 6pm. There will be four age groups of competition: 9u, 10u, 11u, 12u with prizes awarded at each level. Please note, this event is only open to SYA Little League registered players. Players can bring their own pitcher or use one of the coaches present that night. The snack shack will also be open to accommodate our big hitter and spectator appetites.
A $5 entry fee and any donations will go to Kyle’s Kamp in their efforts with pediatric cancer research fundraising. We look forward to seeing all those interested on June 4! Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to allow time for check-in and player organization. Any questions can be directed to Brian Colella (email@example.com).
SYA Little League Day with the Potomac Nationals is scheduled for Sunday, June 11, 1:05pm against the Down East Wood Ducks, a farm team of the Texas Rangers. This has been a great event for both the P-Nats and SYA Little League in recent years. Tickets are only $4 each, kids are allowed on the field pre-game, and there are fun games and recognition throughout the day. In addition, four official SYA Tee-Ball and Coach Pitch games are played on the field after the P-Nats game is completed.
Note: each player in these games will receive three tickets each, free of charge, for the P-Nats game. More on this from Aaron Rosenberg & Jeff Raymond, our CP/TB commissioners as the date gets closer. The teams selected to play that day are:
CP Ga Tech, CP Alabama, CP Georgia, CP Clemson, TB2 South Carolina, TB2 Alabama, TB1 Arizona State, TB1 Kentucky
Click here for the online order form for this event. Password is sya17. This is all done through the Potomac National web site. Tickets are purchased and printed off online and can be purchased by anyone. Any questions, feel free to contact Brian Colella, firstname.lastname@example.org
Charlie Bond has been selected to umpire at the 2017 Little League Junior World Series in Taylor Michigan later this summer. No doubt a testament to his dedication to SYA Little League as a volunteer umpire throughout the years. Congratulations Charlie! For all the volunteer umpires across the country (and world) that have been selected for the various World Series games, check out this article.
Looking to not spend hundreds on a new bat? Still trying to figure out what to do as your old bat is no longer legal or your player has outgrown their existing bat? SYA Little League is maintaining a listing of bats folks have for sale. Check out the Bats For Sale page for details and listings.
On November 11, 2016, more than two dozen Accenture employees based in Arlington, VA volunteered their time on a beautiful Fall day to aid the Centreville community for the third consecutive year. The group completed numerous field maintenance activities on two fields used by hundreds of Southwestern Youth Association players for Little League baseball games and practices. Their efforts have further enhanced the safety and use of these facilities that are used on a regular basis by the children of our community for healthy activity, learning about the value of teamwork, and becoming good citizens.
Thank you to Accenture and their workforce for embodying these values and enriching our community.
SYA West 9-11 fell one game short of the Championship Game. Congratulations to the team as they represented themselves, their parents, and SYA well!
Congratulations go out to the SYA West 9-11 All Star team as they won the District 10 Championship with a victory over SYA East. The team, coached by Rob Hahne, now heads to the Virginia State Championship in Honaker. This tournament begins on July 15. Send in your team pictures and we will get them posted in our gallery.
The Little League All Star season is upon us as play begins Saturday, June 18. Prior to that, the Special Games hosted by SYA Little League for Minors players in a number of District 10 leagues begins Friday, June 17. You can follow each tournament here:
While we all recognize that parking at Cub Run can be tough to come by at times, we want to make sure that all our players and their families are safe when leaving their cars and making their way to the fields. It has come to our attention that there have been some number of incidents where cars are being parked illegally, often ignoring posted signs, making crossing streets/intersections very dangerous. This includes parking illegally in the school parking lots. Please heed all signage and consider the players, families, and the local residents in your choice for parking as there is always the school lot (other side of the building) – which is often less than half full. We expect the police to be patrolling this area more frequently because of complaints. Here is a general summary of Fairfax County parking regulations:
Please heed this warning as well as street posting. All these regulations apply to all our fields.
New Standard to be implemented for the 2018 season – Read More about this here:
Little League has updated all their information on bats for the upcoming season. Be sure to review for bats are legal as new penalties for illegal bats (automatic outs) are in place.
Here are some additional references on baseball bats:
Picture Day moved to Stone Middle School!
SYA Little League picture day is scheduled for May 13th, 2017. It will be at
Cub Run Elementary, with a backup of Stone Middle school in case of inclement weather. The schedule is in the following listing. read more…
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