Amateur Baseball

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel Amateur baseball returns to the Art Van Sports Complex starting on Aug. 23. It will be Sunday baseball for a six-week period, ending in early October, area amateur baseball official Chad Kryska indicated. The games at Art Van are a part of the Grand Rapids Amateur Baseball League. It will be ages 9 through 16. Teams will play Sunday doubleheaders starting [...]

Game Day USA All-star Weekend

August 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel It was All-Star weekend at the Art Van Sports Complex with the best players in seven age brackets squaring off for championship honors. Pool play games were staged Saturday and Sunday with title contests on Sunday. Teams were split into 9U 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U and 16U age divisions. Gray defeated Navy 5-3 in the 16U title game. Black defeated Gray 15-12 [...]

ArtVan Sports Complex

August 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel Game Day USA called it a season at Art Van Sports Complex over the weekend with the two-day All-Star event featuring age groups from across the state in divisions 9U through 16U. Jim Rodriguez was the tournament director for the weekend. Game Day USA had its world champions the previous weekend including in the Rockford area where titlists in various age [...]

World Championships

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel Many teams had the thrill of making the title game of the Game Day USA World championships over the weekend at Art Van Sports Complex. That included the Motor City Bulldogs who lost 6-1 to the HBF ,Maroons/Easton team Sunday night in the 11U title game. “They’re just a solid all-around ball team,” Dan Hight, who was manager for the Bulldogs, said. [...]

ArtVan Sports Complex baseball extravaganza

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel It was quite a baseball extravaganza over the weekend with the Game Day USA National Championships at Art Van Complex and other area diamonds. John Binek, tournament director, said there were 101 teams competing in various age brackets from Thursday through Sunday. “It was a beautiful weekend of weather and a great facility here at Art Van Sports [...]
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