Last Updated: May 13, 2015
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Gladstone Junior Baseball
Skills Challenge a HUGE Success!
Thanks go out to everyone who participated and watched the 2015 Skills Challenge during Picture Day at Dierickx Field on May 2nd. The Rookies and Midget teams participated in a Pitch, Hit and Run competition and the following placed the highest in their Divisions.
1st Place (Tie) - Loghan Peterson
2nd Place - Levi Christopher
3rd Place (Tie) - A J Staehle
1st Place - Makai Villanueva
2nd Place* - Tanir Sagir
3rd Place* - Braedon Akers
(*Tanir, Braedon, Ben, Jayden, Quinton and Johnny all tied with 240 points and participated in a "throw off" for 2nd and 3rd Place. Great job Boys!)
A special thanks go out to the Board Members who helped at this year's event and to Jason Pugh's Senior National Team for helping the younger kids during the event. Thank You Boys!
In case you didn't know, Clackamas County Junior Baseball Association now has a Facebook Page also.
Lots of good information for our boys and our competition throughout Clackamas County can be found there.
Search: Clackamas County Junior Baseball Association
Show them some support and give them a "LIKE"
New Board Members Selected
At the November membership meeting, several volunteers stepped forward to accept positions on the 2015 Board of Directors. The new Board will consist of;
Jason Pugh - President
James Paulo - Vice-President
Abby Ulam - Secretary
Brian Stewart - Treasurer & Rookie Coordinator
Jeff Marcoe - Equipment Manager
Dan Conner - Umpire Coordinator
Janet Simmons - Fundraising Coordinator
Jason Smith - Concessions
Greg Bender - At-Large
Nikki Watson - At-Large
Amy Lowry - At-Large
Casey Webster - At-Large
In addition, Jerry Conner will be assisting with Social Media and the Website. Please feel free to contact Jerry or Jason Pugh if you have an interest in helping spread the word through Social Media.
2014 Oregon Junior State Champions
Congratulations to the Gladstone High School Junior State Team as they defeated Scappoose, 10-2, to capture the 2014 Oregon Junior State Championship held at Western Oregon University in Monmouth. The team was coached by Casey Webster, Rob Staehle and Mark Rourke. The Gladiators, made up of sophomore, junior and seniors at Gladstone High School, went a perfect 4-0 in the summertime classic, which dates back to 1950. All of the Gladstone players have previously played in the Gladstone Junior Baseball program and their hard work finally paid off with a State Championship!
2014 COUNTY CHAMPS!
Congratulations to the Gladstone Midget National Team, coached by Robert Marroquin, as they swept the Clackamas County Tournament and advanced to the Junior Baseball Organization State Championships, where they finished in 4th Place. It was a very exciting year for everyone. Way to go boys!
ROOKIES COMPLETE A SUCCESSFUL SEASON
A special thanks to the Coaches and Volunteers who helped make another successful Rookie season, which ended in our annual Jamboree on June 21st at Dierickx Park.
Parade Magazine Article
Gladstone Junior Baseball would like to remind all coaches, parents and players of the importance of displaying good sportsmanship at all Junior Baseball events. If we as an association take extra efforts in regards to being good sports it will make for a much more enjoyable experience for all involved.
Click on the link marked Parade Magazine Article for a good read on how youth sports is being effected by adults who sometimes forget that the focus should be teaching fundamentals and having FUN!
Rainout Information To Be Posted On Website
Team Pages Linked
Photos for the Website
Skills Challenge Winners
Thanks to the Midget and Rookie Teams that have collected funds for our 2014 Skills Challenge. The results have been tabulated and the prizes were awarded during the Bill Bender Memorial Tournament on June 7th.
The top fundraisers include:
1. Dylan Wisenbaugh (Under Armor Helmet)
2. Tanner Tracy (Louisville Slugger Bag & Bat)
3. Blake Tracy (Louisville Slugger Bag)
1. Jordyn Kunz (Under Armor Helmet)
2. Brycen Bryan (Nike Diamond Elite Glove)
3. Johnny West (Louisville Slugger Bag)
Thanks to all who helped make our Can & Bottle Drive such a huge success on Saturday, April 19th. We filled two semi-trucks with returnable items. Thanks to everyone for pitching in to help raise needed funds for the Association.
Season Schedules are available to view on the Clackamas County Junior Baseball site at www.ccjba.org
June 21 - Rookie Jamboree at Dierickx Field