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  • Welcome to Morton Youth Baseball Association. Our 2020 Dates have been announced. Click on the Tournament and find all the information!
U14 Travel Roster

I would like to thank the 20 young men that tried out for the U14 Travel team.  It was a tough decision due to the amount of talent that came out.  As always, the field had to be narrowed down to 12 players for the roster.  Here is the official roster:

 

  1. Levi Adams
  2. Evan Barlow
  3. Luke Beenders
  4. Toby Cowley
  5. Bryce Elsesser
  6. Trae Erickson
  7. Pres Malson
  8. Brett Michel
  9. Tyler Pippin
  10. Nolan Reiman
  11. Noah Suttles
  12. Bayler Wilkinson

I would like those that did not make this team to consider trying out for Travel Light.  I can see that being a fun and competitive team.  If you have questions please feel free to call me 309-267-5457. 

Sincerely,

Lance Reiman


by posted 10/06/2019
MYBA October Meeting Reminder

Reminder: The monthly Morton Youth Baseball Association meeting will be THIS COMING Monday (October 7) at 6pm at Kuhl Insurance Co. We would love to see you in attendance!


by posted 10/03/2019
MYBA Fall Work Day
MYBA Fall Work Day
Saturday October 26th, 2019 from 8am-1200pm
 
It’s that time of year again!
 
MYBA has just about finished games for the year, and we need to do a few things to get the fields ready for winter. We want to encourage as many MYBA parents and players as possible to come help participate with various activities such as removing backstop padding, bases and making sure the fence lines and dugouts are free of leaves, garbage and other debris.
 
You are not expected to stay the entire 4 hours (but feel free if you want to!) and any amount of help is much appreciated. Please bring rakes, tarps, blowers, gators, small tractors, edger tools and any other tools you feel appropriate to help clean up fields prior to the winter.
 
All travel heavy and travel lite coaches and teams are expected to participate (if able to) and need to take responsibility for working on their home field. Please encourage your parents and players to come and help out as well.
 
The more people we have, the quicker we get the chores completed, and the happier we all will be!
Hope to see you October 26th, 8am-1200pm.
Ryan Parnham, MYBA director field maintenance 309.264.5951
 
 
 

by posted 09/30/2019
U11 Travel Lite Roster
Coach Kennedy would like to think all the kids that tried out for the U11 Travel Lite team. If you didn't make the team, please play in our in-house league, and keep working hard. Here is the team for the 2020 season:
 
JT B
Nolan D
Soren F
Owen G
Duke H
Kellan K
Carson K
Dusty S
Keenan S
Asher S
Rowen W
Lincoln Y
 
 
 

by posted 09/29/2019
2020 Travel Lite Tryout Registration Form

 

To all interested in trying out for the 8U - 12U 2020 MYBA Travel Lite teams, we are asking you to fill out your information in the registration sheet linked below in google sheets.  This will allow for an easier and more efficient check-in process for our travel coaches, volunteers and parents.  Each team has it's own tab at the bottom of the sheet for registration. Contact information for each team's head coach(es) is listed at the top of the tab for that team, feel free to reach out to the coach's if you have any questions about tryouts or travel lite.   Please make sure to fill this out by the evening before your tryout.

We are looking forward to seeing you all at this year's tryouts!

 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18ieuBJaGrtfrlxPpbpnQO9sOnELEDuJUGOrDValCCgo/edit?usp=sharing

 

Update:  At the bottom of the sheet is a tab for each team, please make sure you are putting your child's information under the correct team's tab.   Also make sure to enter your child's grade, this was added to the form after its release.

 

Thank you,

 

MYBA


by posted 09/11/2019
MYBA Announces 2020 Tournaments

Morton Youth Baseball Association has announced their tournaments for the 2020 season:

 

1. Travel Lite (B Level) Round Robin  U9-U14 April 24-26   Fees  $250.00 per team.

2. Travel Heavy (A Level) Round Robin U9-U14 May 1-3  Fees $250.00 per team.

3. Pre-Memorial Day Tourney U9, U11, U13 May 15-17  Fees $350.00 per team.

4. Morton Classic U10, U12, U14 June 25-28  Fees $350.00 per team.


by posted 09/06/2019
Congrats Travel Heavy Coaches
Congratulations to our Travel Heavy Coaches elected at tonight's meeting:
 
U9: Rodney Knuppel
U10: Josh Tarter
U11: Dan Lovell
U12: Jesse Crawford
U13: Jason Boeker
U14: Lance Reiman
 
U9-U12 will be announcing try-out dates and times in the next day or so. Try-outs will be in the next couple weeks, and be completed before September. Please be on the look out for those!

by posted 08/12/2019
Thanks to Morton Dental Center!

MYBA would like to welcome our newest Grand Slam sponsor this year. From now on, Field 2, will be referred to as Morton Dental Center field.
 
A special thanks to MYBA and MHS baseball alum Dr. Pete Smidt for offering to sponsor Field 2. Dr. Pete has a great legacy with Morton Baseball and we are happy that he has offered to help the next generation of Morton Baseball players. Thanks Dr. Pete and we will see about getting that sign in the outfield where that first home run was hit when you were 9 years old. ;)
 
There are still sponsorship opportunities with MYBA, so if you are interested in getting your business advertised at the ball park, please shoot us an e-mail.

by posted 03/19/2019
Thanks to Pumpkin Place!

MYBA wants to welcome “Pumpkin Place” back as a sponsor of MYBA.   MYBA is grateful for the numerous sponsors and especially those that continue to support us year after year.   So a huge shout out to Pumpkin Place and many thanks.


by posted 03/10/2019
Thanks to Better Banks for Sponsorship

Better Banks has stepped up and is now a sponsor of MYBA at the Triple level.   We appreciate Better Banks using there advertising dollars at the ballpark where over 500 families will be watching baseball from April til October.   With this sponsorship, they will have a sign on the outfield fence facing Veterans road.   

If you would like to advertise with or become a sponsor of MYBA, please contact Tim Taylor at (309) 642 0008 or Brad Mitchell at (309) 265 5932.


by posted 03/06/2019
Thanks to Central Illinois Chicago Cubs Booster Club

The Central Illinois Chicago Cubs Booster club has generously contributed to Morton Baseball for the third year in a row.     We appreciate their continued support.    Just to be fair, we cannot find a Cardinals or White Sox booster club to reach out to, but if any Cardinal or White Sox Fan wants to match the Cubs Booster club donation, please feel free to contact MYBA.  


by posted 02/28/2019
MYBA News and Notes

We trust you are all doing well! Morton Youth Baseball will be here before you know it. Before it is, we have MANY things we would like to share.

A. Registration is still open. Click the green CLICK TO REGISTER button to get the process started.

B. Coaches and League Reps are still needed. Email mortonyouthbaseballassociation@gmail.com if you are interested.

C. Opening Day at Westwood Park is set for Tuesday, April 23rd. We hope to see many of you there for in house opening day!

D. High School Champion Head Coach Jesse Crawford has a few important notes for you as well:

- Baseball Spring Training; 2nd grade - 8th grade. These are Sunday's in March at the Morton High School gym. You must sign up via the Morton Park District here:  https://morton.recdesk.com/Community/Program?category=3

- Morton High School Baseball has it's team shop open for a few more days. Get all the latest spirit gear for the upcoming season at the following link:

https://www.bsnteamsports.com/v3/shop/team_shop/cgtvDEvPEG#/?WEBSRC=b1609_13&%20utm_source=SilverPopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=shop_reminder&utm_content=shop_announcement

- FINALLY - The High School Baseball team will be hosting the Bowling for Baseball 2019 at Potter's Alley. Here are the important details for the event: 

5:30pm - 7pm: Family Friendly Flight
7pm: Introduction of 2019 Varsity Potter Baseball Team

We will have spirit wear, the 2019 baseball shirts, snacks, nachos, door prizes, raffles, 50/50 and late night KARAOKE!!

All proceeds benefit the Morton High School Baseball Program.
Open to non-bowlers who would like to support MHS Baseball.
Cost: $20 per bowler with 5 - 6 bowlers per lane.

Contact Rachel Gudeman for a lane

 

 

by posted 02/20/2019
MYBA Mailing Information

MYBA
PO Box 354
Morton, IL 61550

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