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NEED HELP ON THE BOARD
January 28, 2015
Please consider volunteering on the Board for this year. We urgently need a Concession Stand Manager (perhaps two to share the load)
Remember, we are an all volunteer organization and it can't be done with just a few people and we are not too far from kicking off the spring season. If you are able to help please contact Mike Bennett at Mike.Bennett@rig-rci.com Thanks for your consideration.
EVENT DATES ANNOUNCED
January 28, 2015
Here are some important dates for you to be aware of.
January 29 - In-person registration at our field from 5:30 to 7:30 PM
February 19 - Junior League try-outs at 6 PM, our field (all players must try out)
February 23 - Junior League draft to take place
March 28 - Opening Day
Check the calendar frequently for other new events as they are posted.
***REMINDER***NEED UMPIRE HELP
January 28, 2015
For those of you who don't know, we need two umpires for each of our junior and senior league games. The rules for these games are pretty much like high school baseball - 90' bases, 60'6" pitching, players can lead off and steal bases to name a few, hence the need for two umpires. If you are interested in umpiring please email Paul Kramlick with your contact information; he will schedule training session(s) sometime in the near future. If you have questions, contact Paul at 283-4241 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please consider helping out.
**REMINDER** ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR 2015 JR & SR LEAGUES NOW OPEN
January 16, 2015
Want to save time in your busy schedule? Beaumont Baseball has launched online registration FOR JUNIOR AND SENIOR LEAGUES (12 year old players coming up from Majors and 13 through 16 year old players) and you can now register and pay with a credit card at your convenience from any device that has internet access. Just logon to our website - www.bmtbaseball.org - and click on the links in the upper right corner; you must complete both the Registration and Medical Release forms. It's fast and easy, no waiting in lines on specified dates. Also, our fees are the same as for 2014 with certain discounts applicable as described in the online process. Check it out and register now. When you register online you do not have to use a credit card if you don't want to; you may pay by check (Beaumont Baseball, PO Box 12695, Beaumont, 77726) or cash (pay at try-outs) Questions? Contact Paul Kramlick at 283-4241.
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January 9, 2015
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WHO'S ON FIRST
December 28, 2014
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TEXAS EAST STATE TOURNAMENT - TYLER
July 22, 2014
7/20/14 - Well, the string ran out today as West End lost to Yoakum, ending their Texas East State run. The guys had a great post-season effort, winning District 12 and Section 2 tournaments. They all have reason to hold their heads high. CONGRATULATIONS PLAYERS AND COACHES, you represented our small local league wonderfully. Thank you to Brian Cansler, Billy Conner and Todd Legendre for your time and effort in leading these players to give it their best.
Our West End junior league team lost to Lufkin yesterday and will now play Yoakum at 5 PM today. This is a must-win game for West End in order to continue in the tournament. Let's get behind our team, if only in spirit, and cheer them on to a victory today. GO WEST END!
WEST END JUNIOR LEAGUE WINS SECTION 2 CHAMPIONSHIP
July 15, 2014
CONGRATULATIONS TO COACH BRIAN CANSLER, HIS ASSISTANTS, BILLY CONNER AND TODD LEGENDRE AND ALL THE PLAYERS OF THE WEST END JUNIOR LEAGUE TEAM ON WINNING THE TEXAS EAST SECTION 2 CHAMPIONSHIP!
After losing the first Section 2 championship game to Barbers Hill last Sunday and enduring a suspended second game until Monday, West End came back to win the Texas East Section 2 championship beating Barbers Hill 12-2. They will now travel to Tyler to compete in the Texas East State tournament beginning Saturday, July 19. Their first game will be on July 19 at 5 PM vs. Lufkin. Stay tuned to this site for updates. GOOD LUCK TEAM!
*** UPDATE ***JUNIOR LEAGUE SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT
July 13, 2014
7/13/14 - Once again weather interfered with the tournament. The championship game scheduled for Saturday, 7/12, was rained-out and rescheduled for Sunday, 7/13 at 1 PM in Bridge City. Unfortunately West End came up short in this game, losing to Barbers Hill 5-4 but it wasn't over yet for us since Barbers Hill must beat West End twice to claim the section title. The second game started and, you guessed it, rain! The game was suspended in the top of the 4th inning with West End leading 5-1. The game will be resumed tomorrow, 7/14, at 6 PM at the Beaumont Baseball field where it left off. Come out and show your support for our guys, they deserve it. Let's hold 'em West End.
7/12/14 - Barbers Hill beat Bridge City last night so West End will play Barbers Hill for the championship at 6 PM tonight in Bridge City.
7/10/14 - 3 cheers for our West End team! They beat Bridge City 8 - 2 to reach the junior league sectional championship game. They will play that game on Saturday, June 12 at 6 PM in Bridge City against the winner of the Bridge City/Barbers Hill game which will be played Friday, June 11. West End needs to win only 1 of possibly 2 games to advance to the state tournament. Let's travel to Bricge City to cheer them on to state! GOOD LUCK TEAM!
7/9/14 - Our West End team came out on top in a close game vs. Orwall, 7-6. They now face Bridge City Thursday, 7/10/14 at 8:30 PM in Bridge City. Keep it going guys! A win in this game puts them in the sectional championship game later this week; then it's on to state.
Once again Mother Nature had her way and caused the junior league sectional tournament to be rained-out yesterday. It is scheduled to be underway tonight, same place, same time.
The 2014 junior league sectional tournament begins today with Bridge City hosting. West End opens up at 6 PM against Orwall. Hope to see as many Beaumont Baseball fans there as possible to cheer on our team to their first sectional win. GO WEST END!
WEST END IS 2014 DISTRICT 12 JUNIOR LEAGUE CHAMPIONS
July 4, 2014
CONGRATULATIONS WEST END JUNIOR LEAGUE! After losing to Jasper in the opening game of the 2014 District 12 Junior League tournament, West End came back to win 5 straight games including beating Jasper twice (Jasper's only losses) to capture the 2014 District 12 Junior League pennant. This team never gave up. They even had to fight the weather and play Jasper twice on their home field, winning last night 9 - 6 in 7 innings. The game lasted until after midnight due to weather delays. Once again the team played stellar defense, turning three 6-4-3 double plays and turned it up a notch in the late innings to cool the hot bats of Jasper. Also, catcher, Logan Henke, stalled a late rally attempt by Jasper by throwing out a runner at 3rd base and Mike Gresham, Stone Mason and Mitchell Breaux complemented the team with great work on the mound. Three cheers to the team and Manager, Brian Cansler along with assistants Billy Conner, Todd Legendre (not shown in photo) and Mike Bennett. The team now advances to the Sectional tournament hosted by Bridge City beginning Tuesday, July 8 and concluding Saturday, July 12. It's not a far trip so let's all get together and show our guys how much we are behind them on the way to State!!
***UPDATE*** JUNIOR LEAGUE DISTRICT 12 TOURNAMENT
July 1, 2014
6/30/14 - We traveled to Jasper with high hopes and positive attitudes in a must-win situation and it worked! It was a close game through 5 innings with Jasper on top 6-2. That's when the West End guys really came alive. They hit the ball, played great defense and the pitching came through. They scored 7 runs in the 6th inning and 8 runs in the 7th and allowed only one base runner for Jasper in those last two innings. Congratulations to the team and coaches. Final score: West End 17, Jasper 6. The District 12 Junior League championship game will be on Thursday, July 3 at our ballpark at 7:30 PM. We really need all the fan support we can muster to cheer on the team to win the district and advance to Sectionals. ONE MORE WIN! ONE MORE WIN! ONE MORE WIN!
6/28/14 - Our West End team came out swinging against Spindletop and coasted to a 20-1 win to put them in the District 12 championship game against Jasper on Monday, June 30 in Jasper. Like the past few games, this game is a must-win since they have to beat Jasper twice to claim the D12 title and advance to Sectional play. The second game wil be Thursday, July 3 at our field. The team is going to need a lot of fan help to keep hopes alive. Come out and give them the boost they need! GO WEST END!
6/27/14 - Our West End team came through with good pitching, hitting and defense as they won over Lumberton. They now advance to play Spindletop on Saturday, June 28 at 7:30 PM at Spindletop's field. Again, this is a must-win game as the winner advances to face Jasper in the District 12 Junior League championsip game on Monday, June 30 (and Thursday, July 3 if necessary). Let's continue to show these guys we really support them in their efforts to win District 12. Come out in force to cheer them to victory!
6/25/14 - Our teams had to travel to Jasper in order to play last night since our field was soaked. West End came out on top by shutting out Amelia in 5 innings thereby eliminating Amelia from the tournament. West End will play next in Lumberton on Friday, June 27 at 7:30 PM. This is a must-win game for our guys so come out and show them your support.
6/23/14 - A bit of baseball strategy back-fired on our Amelia team as Spindletop managed to get the ball past a drawn-up infield and score a couple of go-ahead runs which proved to be the winners. Now Amelia and West End Junior League tournament teams are both in a must-win situation. They play each other tonight at our field. Hope to see you all at the game to show these kids we really suport them - win or lose. GOOD LUCK TO BOTH TEAMS!
6/21/14 - A combination of errors and walks caused the downfall of our West End team on Saturday, June 21, losing to Jasper 11 - 6. Their next game will be at home at 7:30 PM on Tuesday, June 24, against the loser of the game between our Amelia team and Spindletop which will be played this evening at Spindletop at 7:30 PM. Head over to Spindletop this evening and cheer on our Amelia team to victory then do the same tomorrow evening at our field! GOOD LUCK TEAMS!
DISTRICT 12 JUNIOR LEAGUE TOURNAMENT BRACKET
June 16, 2014
To view the entire District 12 junior league tournament bracket do this:
click on links; select District 12 Web site, select tournaments then juniors (baseball)
2014 JUNIOR LEAGUE CHAMPION CARDINALS
June 11, 2014
A big CONGRATULATIONS to the 2014 Junior League Champion Cardinals! They beat the Dodgers 5-4 on June 9 and completed an unbeaten season with a 16 - 0 record. The Dodgers also had an impressive 15 - 2 season. From l to r in the photo are: Griffin Cansler, Carson Arline, Mike Gresham, Tyler Sterling, Jace Rupert, Josh Weldon, Kaz Wada, Nick Badon and Dylan Davis. Not Pictured: Trey Benoit, Tavain Strong. The Cardinals were coached by Brian Cansler with assistant Tyler Smith.
2014 JUNIOR LEAGUE ALL STARS ANNOUNCED
June 7, 2014
Congratulations to the following players who have been selected to represent West End Little League and Amelia Little League in the 2014 Little League tournament in the Junior League division:
WEST END JUNIOR LEAGUE AMELIA JUNIOR LEAGUE
ALL STARS ALL STARS
Nicholas Badon Jace Celestine
Mitchell Breaux Dylan Davis
Griffen Cansler Gavin Ewing
Coda Conner Jose Guillen, Jr.
Cal Fulton Logan Moravits
Michael Gresham Robby Parr
Brock Hall Noah Perez
Logan Henke Isaac Perez
TJ Legendre Cameron Tezeno
Jake Lozoya Christian Tyler
Stone Mason Kaz Wada
Tyler Sterling Bryan Moravits, Manager
Brian Cansler, Manager
Carson Dick Thomas Jones
Dylan Essex Derek Marks
Luke Mason Keondre Strong
Nolan Robbins Brach Whitman
Good Luck to both teams. We are very proud of you!
June 6, 2014
North Beaumont Reds 10 - Spindletop Monarchs 4
Spindletop Greys 11 - Red Sox 10
Cardinals 7 - North Beaumont Reds 0 (forfeit)
Dodgers 7 - Tigers 3
Marlins 7 - Braves 6
Dodgers 16 - Marlins 0
Cardinals 7 - Spindletop Greys 1
June 9 (Championship game)
Cardinals 5 - Dodgers 4
March 24, 2014
If you were at the field on opening day last Saturday I'm sure you were impressed with what you saw. Your Board has been working diligently since last September and many improvements have been made since and a few more still in the works. Special thanks go to the following people:
* Mike Bennett for accepting the Operations Director position and making sure things moved forward
* Brian Cansler, Head of Marketing/Business Development, and Billy Conner, Head of Field Maintenance, who worked tirelessly since September to achieve the goals we set especially in the area of physical facilities
* Paula Gresham, Auxiliary Chair - Concessions, for organizing the concession stand that rivals the best around
Three cheers for these and all the others who helped the league in any way to get ready for the season. Thanks also to the parents and fans who came out to support the teams and our concession stand. We hope to see you at the field often and that you will enjoy the great offerings from Paula and her concesison stand crew.
OPENING DAY PHOTOS
March 23, 2014
Check out some pictures from opening day under "photo albums".
KEEP IT CLEAN!
February 28, 2011
To all who use our facilities we ask you to please help us keep it clean. Please place trash in the trash cans provided. Don't leave trash in the bleachers or dugout areas. We really appreciate your help.