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Sykesville Cyclones, Storm, and American Legion Travel Baseball
Halloween Wood Bat Tournament Registration Now Open
July 20, 2014
The 5th annual Halloween Wood Bat Tournament will be held on October 17-19 for the following age groups: 10U, 11/12U, 13/14U. This tournament sells out every year so register now to confirm your spot. Go to the registration page more more information.
Maryland State Junior Legion Championships
July 16, 2014
On July 11th-13th, Sykesville played in and hosted the Maryland State Junior Legion Championships. After an 11 inning win in the opening round, our boys fell to a very tough Williamsport team in the semi's to finish 3rd in the entire state. Our Junior team (17U) also won their division and will graduate several up and coming players to the Sr. Legion team for the spring 2015 season. Congratulations to coach Todd Fletcher and his team on a great inaugural season.
2015 Tryout Schedule and Registration Now Open
ALL PLAYERS MUST REGISTER TO TRYOUT
Tryouts for the 2015 travel baseball season will occur on Sundays August 17th and 24th. Registration for the tryouts is now open and can be found by clicking here or in the forms page of the website. 8U-13U may only try out for one division as dictated by your age as of April 30, 2015 or your Sykesville Travel team from last year (see form below). Once you complete the form you will receive a document explaining the tryout process before the tryouts occur. HS Eligible players (14U+) may tryout and register for both Legion and 16U-19U.
Special Note American Legion tryouts will be at 7:00pm Friday nights - August 1st, 8th, and 15th on Freedom Park 1 and 2. Contact George Richardson at 410-707-6150 with questions.
August 17th and August 24th (please arrive at least 30 minutes before your scheduled time)
9:00 am 8U/9U Freedom Park 4 9:00 am 12U Freedom Park 3
9:00 am 13U Freedom Park 2 9:00 am 14U Freedom Park 1
12:00pm 10U Freedom Park 4 12:00 pm 11U Freedom Park 3
12:00pm Freedom Park 1 & 2 HS Eligible (15U-19U)
12U Storm Continue Success in Cooperstown
July 8, 2014
After taking an impressive 2nd place in the Around the Horn competition, Coach Russell Smith and our 12U Storm continue the winning tradition by seeding 40th (out of 104 teams) in the Cooperstown Dreams Park National 12U tournament. The Storm went 4-2 in pool play while beating teams from across the country. Please join us in wishing them good luck as they enter the championship bracket tomorrow!
12U Cyclones in Cooperstown
July 4, 2014
For the third straight year, Sykesville has had a team seed above 32 (out of 104) at the Cooperstown Dreams Park national 12u tournament. Chris Poe and his team seeded 18th and took their success all the way to the sweet 16 as they lost a very tough game to one of the top teams in the country. Congratulations team on a great week of baseball.
Coaching Positions Available
July 1, 2014
There are a number of open coaching posittions for the 2015 Travel Baseball season, interested candidates should email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an interview or with questions.
13U Cyclones Win Another....!
July 1, 2014
||The 13U Cyclones just keep on winning! This time it was the Severn Schools Out Tournament. They went 4 - 0, beating the Frederick Rangers in the Championship game on Sunday. Congratulations on a fantastic season guys!
Another Huge Win at 13U!
June 27, 2014
|In addition to finishing their season 20-7, the 13U Sykesville Storm went 5-0 in the Mid-Atlantic Baseball Association SW Division 2 end of season tournament. On June 22nd, 13U Storm defeated a talented LOUYAA Thunder team in the championship game. Pictured left to right, R1: Gabe Hindle, Andrew Glass, Cole Brunner, Blake Miner, Camden Stewart, BrandonWill. R2: Joseph Rekus, Mason Gavin, Kyle Sheetz, Zach Owings, Joe Frantzen, Dylan Hairfield, Coach Chris Glass. R3: Coach Mike Rekus, Coach Rob Will, Coach John Gavin, Coach Derek Owings.
Congratulations to the Junior Legion Team
Congratulations to our Sykesville Post 223 Junior American Legion (17U) team as the defeated Mount Airy to clinch their division in the Potomac junior legion league. Follow the team on facebook as the will now move on the qualify for a national birth and play to win the Maryland State Junior Legion title. Facebook Sykesville American Legion Baseball
Big Wins for Sykesville at 12U and 13U
The 13U Cyclones (right) won the MABA Championship on Sunday besting some of the top teams in the region. Down to only 9 players after injuries, and after losing in the first round, the Cyclones won 5 straight including 3 in extra innings. Savage was defeated in the semi finals and the Cyclones finished off HCYP 15-6 in the Championship game. Congrats to Coach Dwayne and the entire team.
Our 12U Cyclones (below) continued their winning streak and took second place in the USSSA Germantown Fathers' Day Tournament. Coach Chris Poe and the Cyclones head to Cooperstown next week to play in a National tournament against over 100 teams from around the country.
Continued Success for our 12U Cyclones
Another great weekend for our 12U Cyclones as they continue to rack up tournament success. They were just one run short in the finals and placed second in a very talented field in the Elkridge Stars and Strikes Tournament. After a first round loss and seeding 10th... great pitching and defense carried them undefeated into the championship. This is a team that won't give up, by example - they sent HCYP home in the quaterfinals after being down 4-1 heading into the last inning. Congratulations guys!
May 11, 2014
Congratulations to the 12U Cyclones for winning the USSSA Mother's Day Madness tournament in Germantown. This was a pure team effort with every player contributing at the plate and in the field. While they fell behind in each game, they showed the fortitude to come back and keep winning until the USSSA rings were on their fingers.
A Great Start for our 12U Cyclones
March 18, 2014
Our 12U Cyclones led by coach Chris Poe finished 2nd at the recent Showdown at the Shore. Congrats!
Sykesville Travel Baseball Bull Roast
Sykesville Travel Baseball will hold its annual Bull Roast at the Sykesville Freedom District Firehall on March 8th, 2014. For tickets and information email email@example.com
Thanks to all of our participants for another successful tournament! We will annouce dates and open registration for the 5th Annual Halloween Wood Bat Tournament in July. If you would like to be notified, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
11U Elkridge Hurricanes * 12U Lakeshore Gray Sox * 13U Rawlings A's Prospects * 14U Severna Park Green Hornets
Sykesville Baseball Travel Program 2014
For the 2014 season, Sykesville Travel Baseball will field 16 teams from 8U through 19U and American Legion Baseball. At our High School age groups we offer several options for players 14-19 years old including 14U MABA, 16U MABA, 19U MABA, and our Junior and Senior American Legion program. To be eligible for our Legion team you must attend South Carroll, Century, Liberty, Winters Mill, or Westminster High Schools. For information on our Legion program go to American Legion Team Page
Sykesville Travel Baseball
As one of the largest programs in the state, Sykesville Travel Baseball supports 16 teams from the age of 8 all the way to elite college bound athletes in our American Legion program. Our teams play in Mid-Atlantic Baseball (MABA- the largest and most complete travel program in the region), the national American Legion program, as well as tournaments across the east coast in both the spring and fall seasons. Our facilities consist of twenty one top quality baseball fields including five 90’ foot diamonds, and we are further supported by multiple professional training partners and facilities.
2013 Program Highlights
- 10 teams won at least 20 games
- 4 teams won 29 or more games
- 5 Tournament Championships
- 18 semi final tournament appearances
- Won 2 MABA Divisions
- 8 teams placed 3rd or higher in their division
- Sent 2 teams to Cooperstown (will also send 2 in 2014)
- Participated in 4 national tournaments
- Hosted 6 tournaments
- None of our coaches or players were ejected from any baseball game throughout the season.
While we are always successful in getting teams into the win column, this is secondary to developing a complete program where our young athletes can flourish in both the
physical and mental aspects of the game. This includes a very strict code of conduct, formal expectations of our players/coaches/parents,
providing the highest quality facilities, conducting unified formal tryouts, having complete transparency across all activities, and tight
integration with our community organizations and local businesses.
Memorial Day Baseball Success
Our teams had another successful weekend playing across the state as well as hosting the 5th annual Memorial Day Wooden Bat Classic. Congratulations to our 10U Cyclones in taking 2nd place in the Stars and Strikes Tournament
and to the 13U Cyclones for a 2nd place finish at the Olney Walk the Plank Tournament.
American Legion Post 223 Support
We are proud to announce that American Legion Post 223 is one of the key supporters of our American Legion team, please visit their site and support their community activities. Our affiliation and support from our local post is one of the key aspects of ensuring the overall success of the team. We are also happy to announce that Post 223 has a large full service entertainment hall available for events and has succesfully supported the Sykesville community for many years. www.alpost223.com
For more information visit http://www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=sykesvillelegionbaseball
Tournament Dates Announced
Sykesville Baseball will host it's 4th Annual Halloween Wood Bat Tournament on October 18th - 20th. Details to be annouced shortly but interested teams should email email@example.com to pre-register.
Sykesville Baseball will be hosting one of the largest destination tournaments in Maryland on July 3rd through 6th of 2014. We will feature over 125 teams, a large commercial fireworks display on the 4th, team parade, skills competitions, and a range of other activities. All games will be played on 22 fields all local to the event. Age groups and additional details to be annouced shortly but interested teams should email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Another Great Weekend for Sykesville Travel Baseball
April 7, 2013
Congratulations to the 11U Cyclones on taking top seed at the Longhorn Bracket and a runner-up trophy last night. The Cyclones dominated top regional competition all weekend long and played hard into the late hours of Sunday night to bring home more hardware
13U Cyclones win their bracket to bring home another championship trophy. The 13U Cyclones won out on Sunday in the bronze bracket against teams from West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia to bring home another trophy for our program. They capped their run with a 17-0 win in the Championship game
11U Cyclones and 12U Storm First Tournament Wins of the Season
Congratulations to the 11U Cyclones and their first tournament win of the season on March 17th at the "Hammering at Havenwood"
Congratulations to the 12U Storm on winning the Spring Sox Tournament in Manchester, MD on March 24th
HS Tryouts Complete-92% of all HS Eligible Sykesville Travel Baseball players (58) have been rostered to their respective schools-Congratulations!
Catchers Camp 2013 Complete
Sykesville Travel Baseball is proud to announce another successful catchers camp for our program. For the last 4 years we have provided our catchers an intensive 8 week clinic on all core skills necessary for this anchor position. This year we had 38 catchers from the ages of 8 to 17 years old.
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