10U WABL Americans- 2013 Doylestown Tournament Champions
Concussions in Youth Sports: Ohio's Return-to-Play Law
As of April 26th, 2013, Ohio law (ORC 3707.511) requires a youth sports organization to provide an information sheet to the parent or other guardian of an individual who wishes to practice for or compete in an athletic activity organized by the organization. The information can be found here: http://www.healthyohioprogram.org/
WABL NEWS - Top Story
We are eager to start the 57th WABL season! Registration is now under way. The annual WABL Newsletter has been mailed and you should have received it! In the newsletter you will find the 2014 calendar of events. Please look closely as there are some slight changes this year.
The last walk in sign up was held on Saturday March 1st from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at the Northwest Family Recreation Center. March 1st was also the registration deadline! Any registration turned in after March 1st will be subject to a $10 late fee.
Thank in advance to all of the sponsors, coaches, players, parents and volunteers that will make the 2014 season another season to remember for the boys and girls of WABL.
All questions, comments and suggestions that you may have are always welcome. To help us continue to make West Akron the best place to play baseball, you can either call us at (330) 867-4332 or email President Mike Dies at, mikedies@wabl,org.
2014 Registration Forms
The try outs and draft will be on Saturday March 15th at Litchfield Middle School (formerly Perkins). Only players that are new to WABL or players moving in to another league need to try out. All returning players in I league, H league, G league and the softball leagues will be placed on their previous years team. ALL (including those returning) players in F league will be drafted.
Try out times are:
- F League (13 & 14 year old)- 9 am **ALL players in F League will be drafted**
- G League (11 & 12 year old)- 9:30 am
- H League (9 & 10 year old) - 10:30 am
- American League softball (9 & 10 Year old) - 12:30
- National League softball (11 & 12 year old) - 1:00
- Junior League softball (13 & 14 year old) - 1:30
Players should wear athletic shoes (NO cleats) and bring a baseball or softball glove.
2014 Tournament Team Try-Outs
The 2014 WABL Americans Tournament Teams will field teams in the 10U, 11U, 12U & 14U age groups in 2014. Final try-outs for the Americans will be held on Sunday March 16th at Firestone High School. The times for the try-outs are:
- 14U- 9:00 am
- 11U/12U- 10:30 am
- 10U- 12:00 pm
Visit the Tournament Team page for more information.
Day Of Champs 2013
Saturday July 6th, 2013
Thank you to the Akron Police Officers who donated their time to help with our parade, your generosity is much appreciated. Thank you to Ward 8 Councilwoman, Marilyn Keith for all that you do for WABL. Thank you to the City of Akron for working with WABL and helping make our event continue to be the best community event in Akron. Finally, thank you to the entire West Akron community for your support of WABL.
Championship Game Results
Junior League: WABL Force (Hot In Cleveland)- 4, Copley- 2 (played 6/29)
National League: WABL Force (Greg Santos Photography)- 12, Revere- 2 (played 7/2)
2013 Sponsor of the Year
2013 Volunteer of the Year
Jim and Carol Weber
2013 Spirit of WABL Award Winners
American League, Dick Mapes Award - Ani "Bob" Bruno
National League, Jim Daley Award - Amber Roebuck
Junior League, Dick Gross Award - Victoria Fallucco
I League, Tom Floyd Award - Andrew Floyd
H League, Bill Cunningham Award - Simon Hamad
G League, Fred Maliggio Award - Jimmy Thomas
F League, Kurt Klein Award - Tommy Grinder