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10U Travel Lite Roster Announcement

Thank you to all of the players who tried out for the 10U Travel Lite team. Congrats to the following players who made the team:

Nixon Albers

Jayden Davis

Zeelan Dick

Jaxon Flaugher

Ruxin Higgs

Tyler Hurst

Drew Komenkiewicz

Jonah Kruse

Peyt Malson

Abraham Mischley

Benton Reeb

Benjamin Volpert

Year after year, as a spectator or as an Assistant Coach,  I’ve witnessed so much talent demonstrated by this age group.  Please continue to play, enjoy the game, and develop your skills.

Thanks,

Coach Reeb


by posted 09/27/2021
13U Travel Heavy Evaluation Reminder

Tryouts for the 2022 13U Travel Heavy team will be held on Field 5 on the following dates:

Monday, Sept. 27th from 5:30-7PM

Thursday, Sept 30th from 5:30-7PM

13U is for players currently in 7th grade who are Morton residents or attend a Morton school.

Players are required to attend at least one tryout, but attendance at both is encouraged.

Players should not wear Morton travel apparel during tryouts.

We will start the tryouts as promptly as possible, so please show up 15 minutes early to warm up.

Please use the following link to register for evaluations: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1jj57XUHyE_8uBaNFLCaJzGrCVkgZgmJqb0az27yg4dg/edit

Best of luck to everyone!

Coach Lovell


by posted 09/26/2021
9U Travel Lite Roster Announcement
Hello,
 
Thank you to all who tried out for the 9U Travel Lite team. As I told the kids last night, no matter what happens, I was really proud of the efforts and highly encouraged the kids to play in-house this summer if they did not make the team to continue to develop their skills.
 
Congratulations to the following players who will make up the 2022 9U Travel Lite Roster:
 
Levi Van Zant
 
Brooks Birkey
 
Beckett Cantu
 
Pierce Luginbuhl
 
Finch Stanfield
 
Tripp Yordy
 
Maddox Behme
 
Briggs Overcash
 
Jayden Hoffmire
 
Noah Fore
 
Elijah Smith
 
Hudson Shepherdson
 
Thank you!
 
Coach Ryan Luginbuhl
 

by posted 09/24/2021
2022 12U Travel Lite Roster Announcement
Thank you to all who tried out for the 2022 12U Travel Lite team. You all should hold your heads high because the talent, attitude and effort were outstanding for both nights. If you did not make the team this time, I highly encourage you to keep working on your game and enjoying the game of baseball!!
 
Congratulations to the following players who will make up the 2022 12U Travel Lite roster:
 
Grayson Bryant
Ryan Clauson
Ezra Chatwell
Finn Hart
Jack Hoyland
Anders Hurst
Bennett Kohler
Eli Opel
Charlie Patton
Ben Roth
Drew Scime
Dominic Vallar
 
Thanks,
Coach Vallar

by posted 09/22/2021
11U Travel Lite Evaluations

Tryouts for the 2022 11U Travel Lite team will be held on Field 1 on the following dates:

Sunday, Sept. 26th at 4PM

Wednesday, Sept. 29th at 6PM

11U Lite is for players currently in 5th grade who are Morton residents or attend a Morton school.

Players are required to attend at least one tryout, but attendance at both is encouraged.

Please remember that no travel apparel is allowed to be worn during tryouts.

We will start the tryouts as promptly as possible, so please show up 15 minutes early to warm up.

Best of luck to everyone! 

Coach Pershing


by posted 09/21/2021
10U Travel Lite Evaluations

Tryouts for the 2022 10U Travel Lite team will be held on Field 2 on the following dates:

 

Thursday, Sept. 23rh at 6:30PM

Sunday, Sept. 26th at 5PM


10U Lite is for players currently in 4th grade who are Morton residents or attend a Morton school.

Players are required to attend at least one tryout, but attendance at both is encouraged.

Please remember that no travel apparel is allowed to be worn during tryouts.

 

We will start the tryouts as promptly as possible, so please show up 15 minutes early to warm up.

 

Best of luck to everyone! 

 

Coach Reeb


by posted 09/18/2021
8U Travel Lite Evaluations

Tryouts for the 2022 8U Travel Lite team will be held on Field 3 on the following dates:

 

Monday, Sept. 27th at 6pm

Wednesday, Sept. 29th at 6pm 


8U Lite is for players currently in 1st or 2nd grade who are Morton residents or attend a Morton school.

Players are required to attend at least one tryout, but attendance at both is encouraged.

Please remember that no travel apparel is allowed to be worn during tryouts.

 

We will start the tryouts as promptly as possible, so please show up 15 minutes early to warm up.

 

Best of luck to everyone! 

 

Coach O'Brian


by posted 09/17/2021
13U HEAVY EVALUATIONS

Tryouts for the 2022 13U Travel Heavy team will be held on Field 5 on the following dates:

 

Monday, Sept. 27th from 5:30-7PM

Thursday, Sept 30th from 5:30-7PM


13U is for players currently in 7th grade who are Morton residents or attend a Morton school.

 

Players are required to attend at least one tryout, but attendance at both is encouraged.

 

Players should not wear Morton travel apparel during tryouts.

 

We will start the tryouts as promptly as possible, so please show up 15 minutes early to warm up.

 

Please use the following link to register for evaluations:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1jj57XUHyE_8uBaNFLCaJzGrCVkgZgmJqb0az27yg4dg/edit

 

Best of luck to everyone!

 

Coach Lovell


by posted 09/16/2021
2022 9U Travel Lite Tryouts

Tryouts or the 2022 9U Travel Lite team will be held on Field 3 on the following dates:

Tuesday, Sept. 21 6:45 - 8:15 PM

Thursday Sept. 23 6:45-8:15 PM


9U Lite is for players currently in 3rd grade who are Morton residents or attend a Morton school.

Players are required to attend at least one tryout, but attendance at both is encouraged.

Please remember that no travel apparel is allowed to be worn during tryouts.

Make players bring a glove, bat, and helmet with you.  If you do not have a helmet, extras will be available.

We will start the tryouts as promptly as possible, so please show up 15 minutes early to warm up.

If you have any questions, please reach out to the 9U Lite head coach, Ryan Luginbuhl ( ), or our Travel Director, Brayton Boss

Best of luck to everyone! We look forward to seeing you there


by posted 09/16/2021
Pumpkin Donut Sales Help Needed

Good Morning,

 
We are asking for a little help with the sales of the pumpkin donuts this year.  With the Morton Jr High and Morton Union teams both playing their first Regional games out of town on Saturday mid-morning, we are shorter staffed than usual. We understand it is a busy weekend with games but if there is any time slot that you could fill I would appreciate it.  All of the remaining open shifts are listed below.  If you guys can help please let Josh Tarter know by replying to this email or text him at 309-208-1642.  Thanks in advance.
 

Pumpkin Donut sales

Arts and Craft Market (Grace Church)

Saturday September 18th 7:00AM – 6:00PM 

-9:00am – 11am shift 

 

  

During the parade Saturday 

 

-Cruise in (Lighthouse Automotive) 8am-10am & 10am-12pm  


 

 

Thanks,

 

 

MYBA Executive Board


by posted 09/15/2021
MYBA 12U Travel Lite Tryouts

 

Tryouts for the 2022 12U Travel Lite team will be held on Field 6 on the following dates:

 

Sunday, Sept. 19 3:00 - 4:30PM

Tuesday Sept. 21 6:30-8:00PM


12U Lite is for players currently in 6th grade who are Morton residents or attend a Morton school.

Players are required to attend at least one tryout, but attendance at both is encouraged.

Please remember that no travel apparel is allowed to be worn during tryouts.

 

Make players bring a glove, bat, and helmet with you.  If you do not have a helmet, extras will be available.

We will start the tryouts as promptly as possible, so please show up 15 minutes early to warm up.

 

If you have any questions, please reach out to the 12U Lite head coach, Jason Vallar, or our Travel Director, Brayton Boss

 

Best of luck to everyone! We look forward to seeing you there

 

Coach Vallar

 


by posted 09/15/2021
2021-22 Travel Lite Coaches

 

Congratulations to the following who were named as Travel-Lite coaches for the 2022 season:

 

8U: Tony O'Brian

9U: Ryan Luginbuhl

10U: Matthew Reeb

11U: Drew Pershing

12U: Jason Vallar

 

Travel-Lite evaluations for the 8U-12U age groups will take place in the coming weeks, further communication will be sent out with those dates.  If there is enough interest, a second 8U team will be formed and we will look for a volunteer to coach the team once the roster is set. 

If you have not already done so, please sign up for travel lite tryouts using this link:

 

https://forms.gle/eF1ZnLrdZwJZVqJV7

 

An announcement on evaluation dates for the 13U Travel and 14U Travel teams will be posted in the near future.  Please be on the lookout for communication on these dates.  Once Travel heavy rosters are set, we will be looking for volunteers for 13U and 14U Travel-lite coaches.  Once Travel-lite coaches are selected for this group, Travel-lite evaluations will take place.  

 

Feel free to reach out if you have any questions.


by posted 09/14/2021
2021-22 MYBA Board of Director Elections (Correction)

 

Congratulations to the new 2021-22 MYBA Board of Directors elected at last night's board meeting:

 

President: Dave Hoffman

Past President: Josh Tarter

Vice President: Jason Vallar

Fundraising Director: Luke Parnham

Tournament Director: Chris Sharp

Equipment Director: Matt Drake

Concessions Director: Chad Bell


by posted 09/14/2021
2022 MYBA Travel Lite Coach Elections & Tryouts Sign Up

 

 

A reminder that next week is the Travel Lite Coach and MYBA Board of Director elections.  If you are interested in being a Travel Lite Head Coach, please reach out to Brayton Boss (braytonboss@yahoo.com).    Candidates are expected to be in attendance at the next MYBA board meeting, Sept. 13 at the Morton VFW.  
 

Travel Lite Head Coaches for 13U & 14U Lite will be elected at the October board meeting after the 13U & 14U tryouts have occurred.

Upon Coach election, tryout dates for ages 8-12 will be posted here in our website and on our Facebook page.

 

If your child is interested in trying out for an MYBA Travel Lite team, you will need to sign him up before tryouts using the link below.  This will be used for check-ins at tryouts and as pre-registration should your child make the team.

Here are the teams for MYBA Travel Heavy, based on the grade they will be in during the 2021-22 school year:

8U - 2nd grade, 1st grade

9U - 3rd grade

10U - 4th grade

11U - 5th grade

12U - 6th grade

13U - 7th grade

14U - 8th grade  

 

Tryouts will start as early as Wednesday September 15 for 8U - 12U.   
 

13U & 14U tryouts will occur after the Jr. High baseball season concludes and Travel Heavy tryouts are done. 

 

Here is the link below to sign your child up:   

https://forms.gle/itYzxwHvpQv7twnx9

 

Children must be a Morton resident or attend Morton schools to be eligible to try out for an MYBA travel team.

 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask.


by posted 08/25/2021
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