General Information

This league is designed for boys and girls age 7-8 to learn the fundamentals of baseball in a fun and friendly environment. The balls used are a “sof-tee” baseball to insure safety while delivering a realistic feel.  NO Skill Assessment for this Age Division.  Score is not kept for this league.  Please consider volunteering to coach or assist a coach in this league, training will be provided.  See information under “Coaches Resources” below.

 

Dates:  April 7 – June 11, 2022    This league runs from April – June.

 

Fee:  $60 per child includes team jersey and baseball hat.
Refund Policy:  $5.00 fee retained if refund requested. No refund will be given to any player who withdraws after the second week of practice. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff due to medical reasons only. Further, no refund will be given to any player removed from the league during the course of the season for disciplinary reasons.

 

Registration:  Registration for Spring League 2022 is available online now and will be accepted with debit/credit card payment.  Paper forms will be available at church by Feb 11 and will be accepted at church Welcome Desk Mon-Fri 9am-3pm with check/cash.  Payment is due at registration. Deadline to register is March 28, 2022, or when league fills up, whichever occurs first.  Will consider late registrations if space available.  Jerseys ordered after deadline, may not arrive by first game.

PLEASE REGISTER CHILD IN THE DIVISION ACCORDING TO WHAT THEIR AGE IS on July 1 of the current year.  Any deviation from the age standard requires prior permission from the league director.   We reserve the right to change age division break ups based on the participation numbers, up to and including the first practice.

Click on the tab “Register Now” at top of this page, to register online with debit/credit card.

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO PRINT A REGISTRATION FORM  

 

Location:  Practices and ALL games at  at First Friends Church, 5455 Market Ave N, Canton, OH 44714

 

Equipment Needed:  Baseball glove needed.  Baseball cleats (no metal cleats) and pants are recommended.  Players should wear comfortable clothes according to the weather and, though it is not required, 
it is suggested that players have baseball cleats (no metal spikes, only 
plastic).  First Friends Church provides the balls, batters helmets and 
tees.  If you would like to bring your own helmet, you are welcome to.  
All helmets must have a face mask and chin strap.  In addition, there will be a limited number of bats available for use.
 Many players opt to purchase their own and bring them… but that is 
completely up to you.  All bats must comply with Little League regulations.  https://www.littleleague.org/playing-rules/bat-rules/

 

Coaches Needed!   Meeting:  Monday, March 28 at 7pm inside gym at First Friends Church.  Please consider volunteering to coach or assist coach your child’s team, training provided.  Please indicate this on the registration form for your child, or contact Sports Ministry at sports@firstfriends.org or call 330-966-6868.

 

Parents’ Meeting:  April 7, during practice outdoors at pavilion

Note:  Special requests will be considered, not guaranteed.  Only one request, only one name, is allowed.  Please enter request on registration form.

 

Practice Days & Times:  2022:  THURSDAY  5:30 – 6:45 pm or 6:30 – 7:45 pm.  On weekdays practices there will be a 15 min. devotional time, from 6:30-6:45 pm for all teams.

 

Clinics:  10:30am located at First Friends Church ball fields on  April 9th, 16th and 23rd;  All three clinics will be at First Friends Church ball fields.

 

Game Day & Times: Saturdays at 10:30 am and some Thursday games.  All at First Friends Church ball fields.

 

Team Rosters and Schedules: Will be posted on website prior to first practice.  The Game Schedule will be posted on the website page prior to the first game on April 30.

 

Weather Cancellation Policy:  Activities will be re-evaluated by staff and decisions for cancellation will be made and posted on website one hour prior to start of activity.

 

End of Season Celebration: June 11, 2022 at 10:30am, inside First Friends Church Gym.   Check with your coach or sports office for details closer to the date of celebration.

 

 Questions? Call 330.966.6868 or email sports@firstfriends.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Team Rosters

Bulls

Location: Field 2
Practice Time: Thursday , 06:30pm

Coaches

  GRANT THORNBERRY

Players

  JUDAH ABATANGELO
  CONNOR ARGUETA
  CARSIN BOLES
  SAMUEL KIBBY
  CARSON MCCALLUM
  CALEB MOLEDOR
  DANIEL TERRY
  WESLEY THORNBERRY
  ZACHARY WINN
  ISAAC WINN

Knights

Location: Field 1
Practice Time: Thursday , 05:30pm

Coaches

  ADAM GLADYSZ
  MICHAEL PENCE

Players

  CALVIN COOPER
  FOREST COOPER
  KATELYN CROSTON
  ISAIAH EGBERT
  CALEB GLADYSZ
  HARPER HUTCHINGS
  MORGAN MCMICHAEL
  JUDE PANCHER
  LORENZO PENCE
  OLIVIA SCHAAL
  MIGUEL VELAZQUEZ
  AARON YOST

Scrappers

Location: Field 2
Practice Time: Thursday , 05:30pm

Coaches

  NATE BADMAN
  AARON FORD

Players

  GABE BADMAN
  ANTONIO CODISPOTI
  LEVI DETWEILER
  IAN FORD
  ADYLEN HANNA
  JACKSON MCCANN
  OWEN MCMICHAEL
  AUSTIN PRIDDIS
  MACALLAN SCHLABACH
  GIANNI SCIDDURLO
  THEO ULERY
  TAYLOR VOTAW

Mudhens

Location: Field 1
Practice Time: Thursday , 06:30pm

Coaches

  MATT CARMANY

Players

  MILO CAMPBELL
  NATE CARMANY
  ALIJAH FLETCHER
  BECKETT GOTT
  JOLSON LAMAR
  JUELZ LAWRENCE
  RAEF LINVILLE
  FELIX LINVILLE
  VANISAAC NEFF
  BRANAE OWENS
  NOLAN SMITH
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Printable Team Roster/Schedule

Please click HERE to view Game Schedule, updated April 22

 

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Coaches Resources

COACHES NEEDED!  TRAINING PROVIDED!

Please call Sports Office at 330-966-6868, indicate on child’s registration form you would like to coach/assist coach or email sports@firstfriends.org.  Please plan to attend Coaches Meeting on Monday, March 28 at 7pm inside First Friends gym.

 

**Please submit all necessary signed paperwork to sports@firstfriends.org 

 

Click on link below to view the Lindsay’s Law Required Coaches Training Video

**NEW** Lindsay’s Law Required Coaches’ Training Video

 

Click on the links below to go to the websites to complete the required background check and concussion training.  At the end of the concussion training, please print the certificate and give to Sports Ministry.

Required Background Check (Click Link)

If you are under the age of 18 and volunteering to coach, please print the document below and have your parent complete, sign and turn in to Sports Ministry

Under-18 Background Check (Click Link)   

Required Ohio Youth Concussion Training (Click Link)

 

These forms below are available at the church.

Coaches Code of Conduct (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Commitment to League Rules (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

League Rules (Click Link)

Needs Signed and Returned:  Abuse Prevention Policy (Click Link)

Needs Completed and Returned:  Coaches Information Sheet (Click Link)

Needs read:  Lindsay Law Information Sheet (Click Link)

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Parent Resources

Click here to view Parent meeting notes

Picture Day Date:  May 21, 2022   More information will be available closer to that date.

 

Lindsay Law Parent Info Video (Click here to watch video)

Lindsay Law Parent Informational Handout (Click here to download)

Lindsay Law Parent Athlete Signature Form (Click here to download)

 

 

 

 

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Standings

Bulls
0 - 0 - 0
Knights
0 - 0 - 0
Scrappers
0 - 0 - 0
Mudhens
0 - 0 - 0
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Schedule

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Game Time Away Score Home Score Venue
Bulls Scrappers 4/23/22 10:30am field 1
Knights Mudhens 4/23/22 10:30am field 2
Bulls Scrappers 4/30/22 10:30am field 1
Knights Mudhens 4/30/22 10:30am field 2
Knights Mudhens 5/12/22 5:30pm field 2
Scrappers Bulls 5/12/22 5:30pm field 1
Scrappers Knights 5/14/22 10:30am field 1
Mudhens Bulls 5/14/22 10:30am field 2
Mudhens Knights 5/19/22 5:30pm Field 1
Bulls Scrappers 5/19/22 5:30pm Field 2
Knights Bulls 5/21/22 10:30am Field 2
Scrappers Mudhens 5/21/22 10:30am Field 1
Bulls Mudhens 5/26/22 5:30pm Field 1
Knights Scrappers 5/26/22 5:30pm Field 2
Bulls Knights 5/28/22 10:30am Field 1
Mudhens Scrappers 5/28/22 10:30am Field 2
Mudhens Scrappers 6/2/22 5:30pm Field 2
Bulls Knights 6/2/22 5:30pm Field 1
Scrappers Bulls 6/4/22 10:30am Field 1
Knights Mudhens 6/4/22 10:30am Field 2
Scrappers Knights 6/9/22 5:30pm Field 1
Mudhens Bulls 6/9/22 5:30pm Field 2
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Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714
330-966-6868
sports@firstfriends.org

A ministry of  First Friends Church

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