Last Updated: August 17, 2017
  • Welcome to the 2017 Baseball Season!!!
  • Macy O'Sullivan - Player of the Week for week #5

WEDNESDAY, AUG 16TH - ALL FIELDS OPEN

 PLEASE CALL 865-5586 AT LEAST TWO HOURS BEFORE YOUR GAME TIME IN CASE OF CANCELLATIONS DUE TO FIELD CONDITIONS.

 

ROOKIE MAKE-UP GAMES

 

  Home Away
     
Wednesday, Aug 16th 6:00 - Grand Lake Pirates East Hants Blue 
Wednesday, Aug 16th 6:00 - Correctional Field, Cobequid Rd Braves   Raiders  
     
Thursday, Aug 17th 6:00 - WJCC Small Hurricanes   Raiders  
Thursday, Aug 17th 6:00 - WJCC Big Red Sox Pirates  
Thursday, Aug 17th 6:00 - Grand Lake Mets East Hants White
     
Friday, Aug 18th 6:00 - Waverley Legion Braves   Hurricanes
Friday, Aug 18th 6:00 - Grand Lake East Hants Blue   Buccaneers  
     
     
     
Monday, Aug 21st 6:00 - Grand Lake Braves   East Hants Red  
Monday, Aug 21st 6:00  - WJCC Small Raiders East Hants White  
     
Tuesday, Aug 22nd 6:00 - Waverley Legion Braves   Pirates  
Tuesday, Aug 22nd 6:00 - WJCC Small Mets Red Sox  

 

 

LWF ROOKIE BASEBALL - 2017 PLAY-OFF SCHEDULE

Here is your 2017 Rookie play off schedule, it purposely is a two tiered play off schedule with dual championships.   Any rained out games will be slotted in to the first available field times even if they are on the week-ends.   Round robin games can end in tie's, home team for each game to be determined by coin flip at home plate.  Please email game scores in to dboutilier@dexter.ca, whitford@eastlink.ca & lwfbaseball@hotmail.com same night as the game is over.

RED DIVISION - East Hants Red, East Hants White, LWF Red Sox, LWF Raiders & LWF Mets

BLUE "A" DIVISION - LWF Braves, LWF Hurricanes & East Hants Blue

BLUE"B" DIVISION - LWF Blue Jays, LWF Buccaneers & LWF Pirates

THURSDAY, AUGUST 24TH:

EH Field 6:00 - East Hants Red vs East Hants White

WJCC  6:00 - Red Sox  vs  Raiders

Waverley Legion 6:00 Braves vs Hurricanes

Grand Lake 6:00 Blue Jays vs Buccaneers

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25th:

WJCC 6:00  Mets vs East Hants Red

Waverley Legion 6:00 East Hants White vs Red Sox

Grand Lake 6:00 Buccaneers vs Pirates

SATURDAY *RAIN DATE IF NEEDED

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27TH:

East Hants Field 5:45 Hurricanes vs East Hants Blue

WJCC 5:45  Raiders vs Mets

Waverley Legion 5:45 Braves vs East Hants Blue

Grand Lake 5:45  Blue Jays vs Pirates

MONDAY, AUGUST 28th:

WJCC 6:00  East Hants Red vs Red Sox

Grand Lake 6:00  Raiders vs East Hants White

TUESDAY, AUGUST 29th

WJCC 6:00  Red Sox  vs Mets

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30th 6:00 

Grand Lake 6:00 Raiders vs East Hants Red

*Labor Day Weekend

MONDAY, SEPT 4TH:

WJCC 5:30  3rd Red Div  vs  2nd Red Div

Waverley Legion 5:30 3rd Blue "A" Div  vs  3rd Blue "B" Div

Grand Lake 5:30 2nd Blue "A" Div  vs  2nd Blue "B" Div

TUESDAY, SEPT 5TH:

WJCC 5:30  Blue Championship  1st Blue "A" Div  vs  1st Blue "B" Div

WEDNESDAY, SEPT 6th:

WJCC 5:30 Red Championship  Winner of 3rd/2nd place game(Red)  vs 1st place Red

 

 

 

 

 

NOVICE SESSION (4/5 YR OLDS) schedule for rest of this year

OUR NOVICE SCHEDULE FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR IS:

Sunday, Aug 13th- **CHANGE** AS OF 1:30 TODAY THIS SESSION IS CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN AND WET FIELD

Sunday, Aug 20th - Keloose Fair take over our ball fields the entire week-end so session cancelled - if you have never been to the fabulous Keloose Fireworks down on the ball field/beach take the family down for a big community gathering, show starts at dusk.

Sunday, Aug 27th - final session of the year, we will have some parents vs kids games, photo opportunities, achievement medal presentations and ice cream.   We do like to collect all the jerseys that day (kids keep the hats) so please bring an extra shirt that day.

Many many thanks to all of the parents and people who have pitched in and made this a terrifically successful season for our little ones!

Best, Barry

 

 

PLAYOFF SCHEDULES & RESULTS - 11U, 13U, 15U, 18U

CLICK HERE FOR ALL REC PLAYOFF SCHEDULES & RESULTS !!!

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARKING & USE OF CORRECTIONAL FIELD, COBEQUID ROAD

Correctional Field on Cobequid Road has been temporarily re-opend to Minor Baseball to alleviate our shortage of fields situation.

**BUT**  this comes with conditions as this field had been closed two years ago because of many issues caused by adult ball teams to the motoring and local business community which DESERVE OUR RESPECT & CONSIDERATION.
-----Read and review the message below from Ann in HRM Parks who has worked very hard on this, pay particular attention to the MAP as it clearly shows the access road we are allowed to use and shows clearly the areas we cannot park in - no exceptions and there will be tickets/towing if we don't follow these very reasonable requests.

**For LWF & TC home games Shawn will assign umpires and we will supply bases, we ask our coaches to pull the bases up each night and until we can get an equipment box put in just place them in one corner of the dug outs.   Our Summer Students will line the field and put the bases out before the games start.

PARKING:

I can’t stress enough the importance of communicating to your members how the field is to be accessed and where the parking area for the field is.

We have a history of issues with the adjacent property.  All the businesses are active and parking in and around the parking lot for these businesses in strictly not permitted.

I have included a very crude map of the site below.   The hi-lited area in YELLOW is considered PRIVATE PROPERTY and belongs entirely to the property owner of the two ‘mall’ businesses. There is absolutely no parking on any portion of the site.  Pavement is off limits.  The entrance to the diamond is off of Glendale Ave where the red triangle is.

The gravel/grass space with the red grid is where diamond parking is.

Please ensure that you communicate to your coaches, parents, etc. the need to keep cars where they need to be.

If there isn’t sufficient parking behind the diamond, alternate locations will need to be considered.

If anyone parks in areas belonging to the property owner, Police could be called, tickets issued.

 

 

 

CHASE THE ACE - STARTS AGAIN ON FRIDAY, AUG 11TH - New pot is $2,300.00

LWF - Tri-County 2017 Season Success

Tri-County Midget AA's get the ball rolling for 2017 with the first Tournament Championship win on Canada Day Weekend!

Midget AA's defeated East Hants in the final 6-3 for Tri-County's first championship in 2017!

 

Congratulations LWF Peewee Pirates on winning silver at the SMB Bob Legere Memorial Tournament!!!

 

Congratulations LWF Mosquito Blue Jays on winning silver at the SMB Bob Legere Memorial Tournament!!!

 

Congratulations Tri-County Bantam AAA on winning gold in Summerside, PEI

 

Congratulations Tri-County Bantam AAA on your 2nd championship of the season winning the Natal Day Tournament defeating Halifax in the final 6-5.

 

 

 

 

COMPETITIVE AND RECREATIONAL BASEBALL FOR ALL AGES

We welcome you to the LWF (Fall River & District) Minor Baseball Website. Our Association has over 400 players ranging from Novice (4/5 yrs old) right through to Intermediate (19 and up) with both rep and rec teams in all divisions. We will be adding information all year so please feel free to browse through and if you have any questions call Barry at 902-861-1171. LWF Minor Baseball Association is also a partner with Sackville & Bedford to form the Tri-County Rangers Rep baseball teams that play in the N.S Bluenose League around the Province. Our Association is for both girls and boys and offers a recreational league for ages 7 through 18. If you are 12 yrs and older we also offer a supervised Umpires Program where you can earn some money and learn the game from a totally different perspective. We cover mainly the areas of Fall River, Windsor Jct, Lakeview, Waverley, Wellington, Grand lake and Enfield. Our teams play out of fields in Windsor Jct, Waverley, Grand Lake, Sackville, Bedford, Hammonds Plains and Enfield.

 
QUESTIONS AND CONCERNS
If you have any questions or concerns about the upcoming season please send all inquiries to: lwfbaseball@hotmail.com

 

LWF BASEBALL E-MAIL NEWSLETTER

If you would like to receive the LWF Baseball newsletter please send an email to kent.pietracupa@bellaliant.net with subject: NEWSLETTER

The newsletter will keep you up to date and informed on all the upcoming baseball events and news as well as some great community events.

This is only a distribution email so please do not send your questions to this email.

 

To Coach OR Not To Coach!

“Nobody would step up and volunteer, so finally I said I would do it. The parents were thrilled when I said I would do it and now those same parents are unhappy with the way I’m handling the team. I told them I hadn’t coached before and now it seems like everyone has an opinion about what I’m doing wrong.”

Sound familiar? Why should you coach? For many reasons!
Read on.....

To truly enjoy coaching at any level you need to expand on your reasons for coaching to include items that provide a personal sense of happiness and reward. Put aside all of the community service reasons and think about aspects of coaching that can give you a feeling of satisfaction and personal joy. This way you will find greater motivation to be the best coach you can without worrying about negative criticism.

1. Enjoy being part of a team - The interaction with the players that takes place on the field is something that can’t be duplicated when you sit in the stands.
2. Enjoy teaching youth - It’s a thrill to see the happiness that occurs when a player has learned something new and is able to perform that skill..
3. Enjoy acting like a kid - Kids don’t understand the concept of working or practicing hard, nor should they be expected to. What they do understand is the concept of playing hard and having fun, so have fun with them....Act like a kid, they love it and respond to it!!!
4. Coaching is a challenge - Love the challenge of trying to continually improve and get better. For both players and coaches that concept is really one of the main lessons that sports can teach us. The added bonus is it can be used in every part of your life.
5. Spending time with the kids - saved this for last, but it’s really first on the list. Being out on the field with the kids is an awesome opportunity to spend quality time that they will hopefully always remember.

It’s important to realize that to be good at coaching you have to
be doing it for reasons other than “they needed someone”. Almost anyone can become a very good youth coach, but it’s like anything else you’re good at, it takes a desire to become good at it. Put aside your fears of coaching by realizing that we ask our kids to put aside their fears every time they step up to the plate, take a spot in the field or pitch their first pitch. Fear should never become an obstacle. 

So, don't be afraid to check that volunteer coach box on your registration form this season. You might just end up with a new rewarding addiction!!!

Upcoming Events

Thursday, Sep 14
LWF Mosquito/Peewee Tournament1:00pmWJCC

For a complete calendar listing, click here!