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The next meeting is scheduled for Sunday, January 4 at 7pm. This is a change from the standard meeting date of the second Sunday in January.
Where: The Linsly School
When: January 24, 2015
Available to all high school head coaches, high school assistants, legion coaches and other little league coaches throughout the Ohio Valley.
Clinicians: Eric Burkle – West Liberty University (Hitting Instruction)
Rick Carver – Bethany College (Infield Instruction/Drills)
Bob Crawford – Ohio Valley University (Practice Organization)
2014 MBA Champions Awarded Another successful Mountaineer Baseball Association little league season comes to a close as division champion teams and their families gathered for the annual banquet. Sponsored by Gold, Khourey & Turak and Bryan Electric, Inc., the 2014 MBA banquet hosted ten teams at the Wheeling Park White Palace on the evening of Thursday, August 21. The celebration kicked off with opening remarks made by MBA Vice President, Jonathan Turak. Turak thanked parents, coaches, and players for what he noted, “a remarkably smooth season.” Guests enjoyed a buffet style dinner as guest speaker, Mark Cisar, thanked the parents and stressed the importance of listening to coaches and active involvement in the league. Cisar emphasized the discipline learned by the players is carried on and off the field, with such skills being a necessity for success in school and life. Cisar currently fills the role as the West Liberty University Pitching Coach and as a teacher at John Marshall High School. He is a 1994 graduate of Magnolia High School, where he was a two-time Kennedy Award winner. As a student player at Charleston South University, he was awarded the Big South Player of the year, 1997, and Conference Pitcher of the Year, 1998. Cisar began his professional baseball career with the Boston Red Sox as an undrafted free agent in 1998 where he was awarded Red Sox Rookie League Pitcher of the Year. Cisar then continued his professional career signing with the Quebec Capitales, earning Northern League Pitcher of the Year. In the spring of 2000, Cisar attended spring training with the Pittsburgh Pirates. To conclude the banquet, the following teams were awarded trophies: Pinto Division, Warwood South (12-1) of the American League, Bethlehem Pirates (14-0) of the National League and Dallas Pike White (10-2) of the Continental League. In the Mustang Division, Woodsdale Tigers (14-0) of the East League, Co-Champs Warwood South (11-1) and Pike Blue (11-1) of the West League and Elm Grove Eagles (11-1) of the Central League. In the Bronco Division, Woodsdale Blue (9-6) in the National League and Glen Dale Rebels (15-1) in the American League. Lastly in the Pony Division, Warwood West (14-0) in the National League. Click here for the 2013 Mountaineer Baseball Association Awards Banquet Photos! 2013 MBA Champions Awarded
Another successful Mountaineer Baseball Association little league season comes to a close as division champion teams and their families gathered for the annual banquet. Sponsored by Gold, Khourey & Turak and Bryan Electric, Inc., the 2013 MBA banquet hosted ten teams at the Wheeling Park White Palace on the evening of Thursday, August 29.
The celebration kicked off with opening remarks made by MBA Vice President, Jonathan Turak. “Our players and coaches have worked exceptionally hard to make the 2013 MBA season one of the best yet,” Turak commented. Guests enjoyed a buffet style dinner as guest speaker, Ricky Szeligo, offered his reflections of baseball based upon two viewpoints: the player and the coach. Szeligo is the Wheeling Legion Post 1 Head Coach. Szeligo was a member of Post 1 Legion baseball from 2004-2006. He is a 2005 graduate of Wheeling Central High School, where he excelled in high school baseball. As a student player at Wheeling Jesuit University, he was awarded the WVIAC All-Conference Award. In 2009, Szeligo had Tommy John surgery then returned to the field in 2011when WJU made their first WVIAC play-off appearance. In May 2011, Szeligo was drafted in the 1st round of the Frontier League Draft held in Washington, PA by the Windy City Thunderbolts of Chicago, IL. He was assigned as a starting pitcher and had his first starting appearance in Rockford, IL. His coaching experience also includes Wheeling Central JV Assistant and Fall Ball Coach. To conclude the banquet, the following teams were awarded trophies: Pinto Division, Dallas Pike Athletic Green (15-1) of the American League, Warwood North (14-0) of the National League and Warwood South (14-0) of the Continental League. In the Mustang Division, Elm Grove Civics (10-2) of the East League, Co-Champs Wheeling Island Tigers (12-2) and Bethlehem Bandits (13-1) of the West League and Warwood South (13-1) of the Central League. In the Bronco Division, Warwood West (14-0) in the National League and Elm Grove Civics (10-2) in the American League. Finally in the Pony Division, Pike Cubs Black (17-0) in the National League.
Please regularly check the Tournament page for updates on registration and seedings.
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Submit Scores; Advisement to All Coaches The winning team is required to submit their final score within 48 hours. Please use this site to submit scores by clicking on the “Submit a Score” link located at the bottom of all MBA web pages. Coaches primarily take the responsibility of this; however it is not discouraged to have a designated parent or volunteer to take on the task. Please remember, coaches are ultimately responsible to seeing that the scores are being properly submitted. Any scores that are not submitted within 48 hours of a team’s final regular season game WILL NOT be included in determining division champions. Commissioners will use game record information on this site to make that final determination. Please note that families, friends and players enjoy this feature; therefore, it is important to keep the records updated.