Last Updated: July 28, 2016
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NORWALK CAL RIPKEN's 10U ALL STARS

ARE

2016 NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL CHAMPIONS

AND ARE HEADED TO 

THE 2016 10U WORLD SERIES!



The Norwalk Cal Ripken 10U All Stars have earned a spot in the 10U Cal Ripken WORLD SERIES in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. 
On Wednesday, August 3rd, these 13 players will set sail on a journey of a lifetime.  We will proudly represent the Norwalk Cal Ripken, the City of Norwalk, State of Connecticut and the New England Region.   

GO TEAM NEW ENGLAND!!!

There are many expenses for the team and families associated with this 10 day trip to the World Series (airfare, hotel, ground transportation, etc). Please help support the team and families, by donating to offset the cost to participate in the World Series. Every donation is greatly appreciated! Norwalk Cal Ripken is a 501(c)(3) organization.&# 160;

**10U GO FUND LINK** 

https://www.gofundme.com/2gpayecg?pc=em_co_dashboard_a

We are truly grateful for what the community has done for us to date, and appreciate anything you can provide for this upcoming trip. 

Thank You so much and Wish us luck!!!

 

#GONORWALK! #GONCRNEWENGLAND!

 


 

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS

TO OUR 

10U REGIONAL CHAMPIONS!

BACK TO BACK REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS!

2015 & 2016

Next Stop...

2016 10U World Series 

in Palm Beach Gardens, FL!!!!

 

 

 

 


 

CONGRATULATIONS

TO OUR 

9U STATE CHAMPIONS!

Next Stop...

New England Regional Tournament in Keene, NH!

 

 


 

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 

2016

12U,10U & 9U

 DISTRICT 1

CHAMPIONS!!!

 

 

GOOD LUCK TO THE PLAYERS & COACHES IN THE STATE TOURNAMENTS 

 

...AND REMEMBER TO "LIKE" NORWALK CAL RIPKEN ON FACEBOOK

IN ORDER TO FOLLOW ALL OF THE

NORWALK CAL RIPKEN SUMMER BASEBALL ACTIVITY!

 

RESPECT THE GAME!

 

 


 

On-Line Registration 

for the 

IS NOW OPEN!

WWW.NORWALKCALRIPKEN.COM

 

Norwalk Cal Ripken's Summer Baseball League

is open to anyone between the age of 5 -12 yrs of age.  

You don't have to live in Norwalk...

You didn't have to participate in a Norwalk Cal Ripken program in the Spring...

Only requirements are that you want to play some baseball and have some fun!

 

SUMMER LEAGUE is "FUN-damental!"

MAJOR DIVISION - $65 / Ages 11 & 12.  A fun, yet competitive baseball environment with a stress on  fundamentals skills to strengthen player development.  Featuring a 50' pitching distance and 70' base paths, High School rules, Umpires & Bath Ruth certified coaches.  Games on Wed evenings & Sat mornings.

MINOR DIVISION - $60 / Ages 8, 9 & 10.   A fun, yet competitive baseball environment with a stress on fundamental skills to strengthen player development. Combination Pitching Machine & Player pitch on a 40/60 diamond.  MORE HITS = MORE FIELDING AND STRONGER PLAYER DEVELOPMENT. LESS WALKS = BETTER GAMES AND A GREATER PLAYER EXPERIENCE!!!  Games on Tuesday and or Wed evenings & Sat mornings.

ROOKIE DIVISION - $55 / Ages 5-7.  A fun baseball environment with a stress on fundamentals skills to strengthen player development.  Combination Clinic & Game Day program - Tues Clinic Day / Sat Clinic & Game Day. Each session is only 90 mins!

 

**Evaluation Info:

Major Division - Sat June 25th 8a-10am / FOX 1

Minor Division - Sun June 26th 9-11am/ FOX 2

*Based on evaluations, some 7yr old players may be allowed to play in the Minor Division and some 10yr old players in the Major division.  But YOU MUST ATTEND Evals in order to be considered.  Player safety is always a concern and those who want to be play up MUST be Evaluated.  NO EXCEPTIONS!

 

*Programs scheduled to begin by the end of June*

REGISTER NOW!!! @

http://www.leaguelineup.com/myll_login.asp?url=wnorwalkbaseball&nw=1

 

 RESPECT THE GAME

 

 


 

 

 

 

Custom Cal Ripken Gear

The season is going to be getting underway very soon. We have partnered with a local company to offer some custom Norwalk Cal Ripken items including.

Moisture Wicking Mock Turtleneck

Badger Wicking Camo T Shirt

Folding Chair with Carry Bag

Beanie Hat

Batting Jacket

https://www.shorelineofny.com/norwalk-cal-ripken/


 

CONGRATS TO THE FOLLOWING PLAYERS SELECTED TO THE 

2016 NORWALK CAL RIPKEN 

9U, 10U, 11U, 12UB & 12U ALL STAR TEAMS!

 

12U

Brendan Edvardsen

Jayden Gonzalez

Chris Ely

Kamron Walker

Jake Palmer

Ben Boccanfuso

Mike Berkowitz

Zion Profit

Vance Ward

AJ Robinson

Kyle Root

Jeremy Cooke

Cole Forcellina

 

12U B / EXTREME

Colin Ryan
David Salamea
Kyle Grimaldi
Tommy Crossen
Blaise Mazurkiewicz
Kyle Mercer
Ryan Mancini
Mason Carlucci
Josh Young
Vinny Coppola
Pete Denman
Aiden Donohue
Chris Arsenault

 

11U

Kostaki Kodonas

Matt Lanzarotto

Jonathan Diurno

Isaias Gonzalez

Jaiden Ballard

Mike Russo

Matt Claps

Nick Catino

Chris Balchius

Phillip Nora

Jack Vahle 

Ryan Notley

 

10U 

Taso Panagiotidis
Kyle Close
Will Stalzer
Devin Bowen
Charlie LaFreniere
Sean Lengyel
Keegan Cullen
Henry Feinstein
Jack Roberts
Brian Weiss
Andrew McNamara
Victoria Ward
Savva Kodonas

 

9U

Nicolas Armatowski

Jacob Gonzales

Xavier Gonzalez

Anthony Monterio

Dominic Muro

Chase Phillips

Tyler Pils

Cameron Rice

Jayden Roman

Nicholas Russo

Nicholas Calise 

 Matthew Carlan

 

8U

Nico Balchius

Aidan Brehm

Stefano Cross

Chase DePalma

Jaxon Ermo

Jacob Fields

Dylan Izzy

Mike Marini

Kostaki Panagiotidis

Max Papadopolous

Matthew Rinaldi

Matthew Weiss

Johnny Welch

 


 

 

  

Congratulations to the following players for being selected to the 

12U spring travel team.  

 

Brendan Edvardsen
Vance Ward
Jeremy Cooke
Chris Ely
AJ Robinson
Kyle Root
Jayden Gonzalez
Jake Palmer
Michael Berkowitz
Kamron Walker
Matt Claps
Michael Russo
Jack Vahle
Chris Balchius
Konstantinos Kodonas

 

Good luck to all the players, coaches, and families.


 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to the following players for being

selected to the 10U spring travel team

 

Jack Roberts
Taso Panagiotidis
Andrew McNamara
Devin Bowen
Henry Feinstein
Sean Lengyel
Victoria Ward
Keegan Cullen
Kyle Close
Will Stalzer
Charlie Lafreniere
Brian Weiss
Hayden Cincotta
Henry Kolani
Savva Kodonas

Best of luck to the players, coaches, and families.


ONE MORE TITLE!

 

Congratulations to the Norwalk Raptors on capturing the 12U division title in the East Shore Travel League. 9 of the 11 players were on the Norwalk Cal Ripken 11U Regional Runner Up team. The entire roster was Made up of Norwalk Cal Ripken players.

 

How Do You Measure Success?

There are all kinds of factors to consider when attempting to answer this question.

2015 was a FANTASTIC year for NORWALK CAL RIPKEN!

One of the best we have probably ever had.

So then, how do we measure success at NORWALK CAL RIPKEN?

I think the answer is simple...

IN 

SMILES

 

 

 

 

The SMILES were OVERFLOWING this year 

and MY thanks goes out to the Players, Coaches, Board Members & plentiful Volunteers 

for giving everyone so MUCH to SMILE about!

 

CONGRATS once again to all of our 

2015 ALL STAR Teams 

on their TREMENDOUS SUCCESS!

12U

Final Record : 15-15

12/70 District 1 Semi Finalist

2-2 Jimmy Fund Tournament

1-1 Kinlock Tournament

12/70 Extreme League Semi Finalist

 

11U

Final Record : 24-4 

11/70 Jimmy Fund Tournament Champs

1st Place 11/70 State Pool Play

11/70 CT State Champs

New England Regional 11/70 Runner Up

 

10U

Final Record : 16-8

10U District 1 Champs

10U Jimmy Fund Tournament Runner Up

 

10B Extreme

Final Record : 9-4

10B Extreme Runner Up

 

9U

Final Record : 24-1

9U Jimmy Fund Tournament Champs

9U District 1 Champs

9U CT State Champs

New England Regional 9U Champs

 

8U

Final Record : 20 -1 

Carl Burdick Invitational Tournament Champs

Norwalk Nitros Invitational Tournament Champs

8U Beth-Wood Tournament Runner up

 

 

Enjoy the Rest of Your Summer and I hope to see you all back on the fields in the early Spring of 2016!

 

-Sean Ryan

President, Norwalk Cal Ripken Baseball

 

 

RESPECT THE GAME

 


 

CONGRATS TO OUR

9 & 11U 

STATE CHAMPIONS!

NORWALK CAL RIPKEN HAS NEVER HAD

2 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS IN THE SAME YEAR!

NEXT STOP...

2015 NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL TOURNAMENTS

IN HEBRON, CT & DOVER, NH

BUT WE NEED SOME HELP FROM THE 

NORWALK CAL RIPKEN COMMUNITY TO GET THEM THERE!

PLEASE HELP US EASE TEAM TRAVEL COSTS 

BY MAKING A MONETARY DONATION!

USING THE "DONATE" BUTTON BELOW,

YOU HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO DONATE DIRECTLY TO THESE TEAMS VIA PAYPAL.  

*If you do not have a NCR Registration Account all you need to do is create a User Name & Password.  Very Simple!

100% OF THE DONATION GOES TO THESE TEAMS!  

EVERY DOLLAR COUNTS SO PLEASE GIVE WHAT YOU CAN!

WE SINCERELY THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR 

GENEROSITY & SUPPORT! 

 

 

  



Norwalk Cal Ripken welcomes the

11/70 State Championship Tournament 

Tim Devine Field / July 19th - 25th

DAY #6 IS IN THE BOOKS!

13 GAMES DOWN!  ONLY 2 TEAMS LEFT!

CHAMPIONSHIP GAME:

NORWALK vs NEWTOWN

SAT JULY 25TH at 10AM

**REVISED SCHEDULE / BRACKET HAS BEEN POSTED BELOW**

SPECIAL THANKS GOES OUT TO ALL OF THE VOLUNTEERS!

WITHOUT YOUR HELP AND DEDICATION WE WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE THIS A HAPPEN!

 

 

 

 



 

Meet the 2015 Norwalk Cal Ripken 8U All Stars

Our 8U All Star Team kicked off their season with a dominating win in Stratford on Sunday. We look forward to following this talented team throughout the summer. Best of luck to all the players and coaches.


 

Norwalk Cal Ripken Wins the 9U District Championship

The Norwalk Cal Ripken 9U All Stars captured the District title Thursday night at Mead Park with a commanding 10-0 win over New Canaan. Norwalk exploded with an 8 run 3rd inning as they batted around. Solid defense and great pitching kept the New Canaan bats in neutral all night. Congrats to all the players and coaches. On to states!!!!

 


 

Meet the Norwalk Cal Ripken 12U Team

Congrats to 2015 10yr Old Extreme Team:

Vincent Velez
Mason Carlucci
Zack Rich
Thomas Clarke
Ryan Mancini
Ryan Mapes
Ryan Notley
Vincent Coppola
Victoria Ward
Leah Pascarelli
Ben Conte
Chris Arsenault
Zachary Todd

Have a great Summer Season!

 


 

 

2015 10U ALL STARS ANNOUNCED

CONGRATS TO THE FOLLOWING PLAYERS:

1001
1003
1005
1006
1008
1010
1011
1014
1017
1018
1019
1023

 

PLAY LIKE CHAMPIONS AND HAVE A BLAST THIS SUMMER!


 

2015 11U ALL STARS ANNOUNCED!!!

Congratulations to the following players:

1101, 1102, 1103, 1105, 1106, 1108

1110, 1111, 1112, 1114, 1117 & 1118

 

We know that YOU & your COACHES will give 100% ALL SUMMER LONG!

Good Luck and Have FUN!

 

 


 

 

 

2015 9U ALL STARS ANNOUNCED:

902, 903, 905, 907, 908, 909, 910, 914, 915, 916, 918 & 921

Congratulations to ALL!

We know you will make US proud representing Norwalk Cal Ripken Baseball throughout the Summer!

Have a blast!


 

Meet the 2015 9U All-Stars


 

 

2015 8U ALL STARS ANNOUNCED!!!

Congrats to the following players & Have a GREAT Summer Season!:

Nicholas Armatowski, Nicholas Calise, Matthew Carlan, Jacob Gonzales, Xavier Gonzalez, Dylan Izzi, Anthony Monteiro, Dominic Muro, Hannah Murray Chase Phillips, Tyler Pils, Justin Rich, Jayden Roman & Nicholas Russo

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Norwalk Cal Ripken Sponsor Spotlight

CLICK IT FOR CASSIE FOUNDATION


 
Interview with Tom Geary, Director of
Click It for Cassie Foundation

 
For additional information about Click It for Cassie contact 203-515-1058 or visit www.clickitforcassie.com.
 
Q: For how many years has Click It for Cassie been serving the Norwalk/Southern Fairfield County area?

We started in 2008, right after Cassie’s accident.

Q: How many years have you been at your current location?

Geary Gallery, the business that my wife Anne and I own, has been in this area for 30 years at 576 Post Road, Darien, CT 06820 www.gearygallery.com  203-655-6633 

We specialize in custom framing, restoration and art sales.

Q: For how many years have you been a sponsor of Cal Ripken baseball?

7 years.

Click Here for the full interview.


 

THE RIPKEN EXPERIENCE

 

Ripken baseball has a world class facility located in Aberdeen, Maryland. Teams travel from all over the world to play at replica versions of iconic stadiums including Wrigley Field, Camden Yards, and Fenway Park. This year, the boys from West Raleigh, NC defeated Mexico 5-2 to capture the Ripken Baseball World Series title. In addition to the Ripken Baseball World Series, the Ripken Experience hosts tournaments nearly every week from early spring to late fall. To check out some more information, go to https://www.ripkenbaseball.com/youth_baseball/aberdeen/facilities.

Congratulations to George Comfort & Sons

2014 Major Division Champions

 

Sandy Hook School Support Fund

December 17, 2012

All of us at Norwalk Cal Ripken Baseball send our heartfelt sympathies to those who suffered a loss in the recent Newtown tradegy. As a youth sports community, we place the utmost importance on our children and their safety.

If you wish to contribute to the support effort for the families, check donations may be mailed to:

Sandy Hook School Support Fund
c/o Newtown Savings Bank
39 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470

For questions about your check donation or donations within local Newtown Savings Bank branches, please call 800-461-0672.

PICTURE DAYS

Below is the schedule for pictures.

Click here to order online before picture day.

 

Saturday April 23rd. Fox Run Elementary School. Majors and Minors

  PHOTOGRAPHER 1 PHOTOGRAPHER 2
  Team Team
9:40 AM O'Neills Terzian Trucking
10:00 AM Southpoint Group McDonald's
10:20 AM Ischoda Outboost Computers
10:40 AM Jordans East Ave Pizza
11:00 AM Click for Cassie New Rage Cycle
11:20 AM The Factory Marinello's
11:40 AM   Kingdom Restoration

 

Saturday April 30 Fox Run Elementary School. Senior Rookies, Junior Rookies, and T ball

  PHOTOGRAPHER 1 PHOTOGRAPHER 2
  Team Team
8:30 AM JB's Deli Lifetouch
8:50 AM Scap Jeep Colony Hardware
9:10 AM Dick's Sporting Goods Hills Confectionary
9:30 AM 3ID Rysz Battery
9:50 AM Sport Clips Gold Coast Pool and Spa
10:10 AM CT Sealcoating in2bluedesign
10:30 AM All American Athletes  Casale Auto Body
10:50 AM Maggs Auto Body Doran Bros. 
11:10 AM Vineyard Vines T.H.E. Painting & Restoration