Amateur baseball

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel Amateur baseball at its finest is in the final weeks of action for its summer schedule. But the Art Van Sports Complex will continue to be the site of some of the state’s best amateur baseball even through the fall months. Chad Kryska is the director of the Grand Rapids Amateur Baseball League. “We’ve been in existence for quite some time,” [...]

Diamonds Rams 13U baseball wins championship

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

“The Diamonds Rams 13U baseball team won the championship of the 13U division of the Thornapple Valley Baseball Travel Tournament on July 12 in Ada, Michigan. The team was a hard-fought 5-0 in tournament play. The Rams also won the championship at the BPA, “The Ketchum”, Baseball Tournament on May 3, played in Marshall, [...]

Back to Back to Back Goes Rockford 12 U All Star Baseball Team

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Little League 12 U Baseball All Star Team recently took home their 3rd District 9 Championship in a row. The team remained undefeated in District play by defeating Byron Township 11 – 6 for the 2015 District 9 Title on Saturday July 18th. This group of All Stars also won the District 9 Championship in 2014 and 2013. The Rockford 12U All Star baseball team [...]

Baseball conceptual camps

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel Art Van Sports Complex drew around 50 baseball players at “Summer Classic” baseball skills camp Tuesday and Wednesday, July 14-15. Age divisions were 6-to-9 and 10-to-14. The camp provided youngsters with a baseball skill and drill instruction in a very fun and creative way. The two-day event was themed around the Major League Baseball all-star game. [...]

USSSA Global World Series at ArtVan Sports Complex

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel It was virtually perfect baseball weather over the weekend for the United States Spectator Sports Association Global World Series at Art Van Sports Complex. The Michigan Bulls from Novi and the Rhinos from Northern Chicago battled for the Division B 13U title with the Bulldogs taking a 5-4 victory. The game ended the top of the seventh on a double play. [...]
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