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Shreveport Rain Update
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ETSB-Blake and ASE World Series Schedule
Rodney McCray joining ETSB
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Shreveport Rain Update

July 31, 2014

Tournament schedule is going to follow the regular Friday schedule with games at 9am and 2pm. The scheduled starting pitchers for those games will remain the same. The Thursday game time will be added but day and time have yet to be decided. If there are any changes, I will let you know as soon as I get them. Rusty

ETSB Fall ball rosters

Any players wishing to play Fall ball with ETSB need to contact Rusty by August 10th. We will save a roster spot for you until that date. Any players wanting to play after that will have to try out on a date to be named. We will have a 16u and 18u team this year. we will play 4 tournaments with one of these being a Perfect Game Tournament in Tomball. Rusty's number is 936-635-5631

ETSB-Blake and ASE World Series Schedule

Listed below is the schedule for the ASE World Series in Shreveport this coming week. You can go on the internet and go to and the go to ASE World Series at bottom of page for complete info. Please be at practice Wednesday at 6pm at Morris Frank Park in Lufkin at 6pm.


Thursday July 31st

9:15pm vs Dallas Tigers @ Centenary College (SP-Martines) Postponed

Friday August 1st

9am vs Broncos BB @ Centenary College (SP-Pierce)

2pm vs Texas Bandits @ Centenary College (SP-L.Smith)

Saturday August 2nd

11:30am vs Next Level Prospects (SP-Raiborn)

@ Bossier Parrish Community College

* Should we either win our Pool or finish second we would advance to the Championship Bracket Saturday evening. The tournament championship will be on Sunday at 6pm.


Rodney McCray joining ETSB

Happy to announce that former Major Leaguer Rodney McCray will be joining our staff starting this Fall. Rodney comes to ETSB with knowledge in all aspects of the game. in addition to his playing experience, Rodney has been a Roving Instructor for the LA Dodgers and Cinncinatti Reds. 

ETSB Grand Slam 2015

July 18, 2015

ETSB will be carrying a 16u and 18u team to the Grand Slam World Series in Summer 2015. Dates of play are July 20-26.

Former ETSB players signed in the College Ranks

Below is a list of Current and Past ETSB players who are getting chance to play the game at the next level. These young men have made that next step and we congratulate each of them. Hard work and natural God-given talent go a long way to getting what you desire:


Jacob Kelly (2013) - Labette College

Riley Smith (2013) - San Jacinto

Hunter Palmer (2012) - Panola College

Ben Schaffer (2012)-Mary-Hardin Baylor Univ.

Austin Kimble (2011) - Tyler JC

Garrett Stringer (2013) - Eastfield JC

Ryan Langley (2013) - Eastfield JC

Joseph Lansford (2012)- Grayson CC

Jonathan Hennigan (2013)- Galveston CC

Micah Ellison (2013) - Univ. Of Arkansas Monticello

Tyler Vinson (2013) - Grayson CC

Timmy Martines (2014) - Grayson CC

Cort McPherson - Alvin CC

Anthony Doss (2013) - Angelina JC

Matt Schaffer (2013) - Mary-Hardin Baylor Univ.

Gentry Ford (2014) - Lawson State CC

Kaleb Kirk (2013) - Centenary College

Parker Ford (2013) - Mississippi St.

Trey Cumbie (2012) - Univ. of Houston

What does a ETSB Roster look like?

August 24, 2012
What is a typical roster like for a ETSB team? Starting in the Spring of 2013 a typical ETSB roster will consist of three players to switch out at 1st and 3rd, three middle infieders (SS,2B),4 Outfielders and 2 catchers.Each team will usually have a couple of kids who can be a part of the team as a "Pitcher only" player and the rest of the pitching will come from the position players. Our Fall teams sometimes reflect a "different" makeup. A Fall roster may be somewhat larger to allow for kids who play football and have other functions that may not allow them to be available every weekend. Our goal is to have each kid play a part of every game except for one of the catchers. Catchers catch a whole game then sit out a game. Should a player not play in one game then he will start and play the entire next ballgame. Our program is a "Developmental one" in that we (coaches)teach all the time. Goal number one is to play and learn the game correctly and that will always be more important than winning. If we develope players, we will win games. The two go hand in hand.

Upcoming Games/Practices

Friday,  Aug 1
POSITION/TBD @ ETSB Blake TBA ASE World Series Shreveport/Bossier City, La
Saturday,  Aug 2
POSITION/TBD @ ETSB Blake TBA ASE World Series Shreveport/Bossier City, La
Sunday,  Aug 3
POSITION/TBD @ ETSB Blake TBA ASE World Series Shreveport/Bossier City, La

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