Cal Ripken Central Youth Baseball, Wahkiakum Youth Baseball Merge Leagues
Released on = February 6, 2007, 1:45 pm
Press Release Author = Blake J. Peacock, Director of Communications
Industry = Non Profit
Press Release Summary = Cal Ripken Central Youth Baseball announced today that District Commissioner, Randy Green, and the State Commissioner, Bill Daniels, along with National Cal Ripken headquarters, have approved the change in the existing boundary lines that will now include Wahkiakum County into Central's geography. The change in the boundary line will increase participation at Central and will provide increased awareness and opportunities for families and their children to participate in youth baseball.
Press Release Body = "Central Youth Baseball could not be more pleased to make this announcement and we look forward to Wahkiakum's participation and involvement in directing and enriching all of our children's lives. Central will be stronger financially, stronger in numbers, and stronger in volunteers as a result of this forward thinking. The ball is now in our court to make this season a huge success", said Dan Gillihan, President of Cal Ripken Central Youth Baseball. "Wahkiakum Youth Baseball's Board of Directors unanimously voted to merge as one baseball organization under Central to play Cal Ripken baseball. This agreement will bring immediate financial benefits to Wahkiakum County and significantly strengthen youth baseball in our community", said Christopher Weiler, President of Wahkiakum Youth Baseball. This decision will bring Longview teams to play games on our new baseball fields, formalizes the process to select team rosters including mandatory tryouts for 10-12 old children, and allows Wahkiakum kids to play and practice on Cathlamet based teams. Wahkiakum parents can register for baseball in Longview and in Cathlamet. Wahkiakum parents are encouraged to download registration information from Central's website www.centralyouthbaseball.com. Cal Ripken Central Youth Baseball is a non-profit organization and has been serving the community for over 50 years. Central Youth Baseball is located at Archie Anderson Park, 21st and Alabama in Longview, Washington and provides youth baseball to boys and girls from 5 years to 12 years of age. Wahkiakum Youth Baseball is a non-profit organization and has been supported by Wahkiakum volunteers for many years. Wahkiakum Youth Baseball batting cages and fields are located behind Wahkiakum High School off State Route 4 in Cathlamet Washington. Questions regarding the logistics of this coming season please feel free to post a question, concern, or comment on our website at www.centralyouthbaseball.com or call, (360) 423-7771.
Web Site = http://www.centralyouthbaseball.com
Contact Details = Blake J. Peacock, Director of Communications Cal Ripken Central Youth Baseball 21st & Alabama Longview, WA 98632 Phone: (360) 423-7771 http://www.centralyouthbaseball.com firstname.lastname@example.org