Ottumwa Babe Ruth League will host the 2016 13U Babe Ruth World Series in August next year per an announcement from The Babe Ruth League. Congratulations!!!!
The summer season came to a close for our 16-18U teams today.
Congratulations to GOLD 16-18U who won both games today against MAROON 16-18U and CR Parks to be crowned Tournament Champions. And congratulations go out to Cameron Waul who hit a home run in the first game and to Blake Dauber on his home run in his last at bat of his career in the last game to win the game and tournament for GOLD 16-18U.
Congratulations to MAROON 16-18U who finished fourth in the tournament after beating Fairfax Gold last night in the heat, but losing to NL GOLD 16-18U and Fairfax Green today.
What a great season!
GOLD 16-18U finished their regular season play for the summer league on a positive note with a win over Fairfax Green in Fairfax and finished their summer league with a record of 12-1-1 in First Place and a 2015 over all record of 15-6-1.
MAROON 16-18U finished their regular season play for the summer league with a win in a make-up game over Fairfax Gold in Fairfax under the lights. They finished their summer league with a record of 5-7-0 in Fourth Place and a 2015 over all record of 5-15-0.
Tournament play begins Friday night in Fairfax with MAROON 16-18U facing Fairfax Gold at 6 PM. GOLD 16-18U will play Saturday morning at 9 AM against the winner of that game.
Congrats to Cameron Waul on his one-run home run and Nate Herrewethers on his three-run home run in GOLD16-18U’s game against Fairfax Green in Fairfax on Wednesday night.
Registration is now open for 13-15U Fall Baseball League. For more information or to register, click here.
The game between Fairfax Gold and Maroon 16-18U in North Liberty has been cancelled.
The game scheduled between Gold and Maroon in North Liberty has been cancelled due to weather.
All practices are cancelled today along with team photos for 13U and 15U state teams.
13U will now play against LH White at Mercer 3 at Mercer Park in Iowa City on Tuesday at 6 p.m. and 15U will now practice at the NLBR Field on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
Team photos for both state teams needs to be taken by each team in uniform including coaches and submitted by July 1 to Julie Vandewater.
GOLD 16-18U will play against Fairfax Green tonight (6/25) at 6 p.m. in Fairfax to make up the rain out game on 6/24.
State Team Photos have been rescheduled for Sunday, June 28. 15U will have theirs taken at the end of practice at 2:15 PM and 13U will have theirs taken at the beginning of practice at 2:30 PM. All players and coaches need to be there and in state uniforms. These photos need to be submitted to the Iowa Babe Ruth League in order for our teams to play in the state tournaments. They are used in the programs as well as for check-in by the league to allow players to play in the tournament.