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Think Spring! Join South Milwaukee Little League

Iron Pigs

We’re big fans of South Milwaukee Little League around the Brooks house.

From SMLL …

Registration for the 2016 season is now open. Come join one of the longest running little league organizations. South Milwaukee Little League is fueled by the passion of volunteers. Through volunteers we are able to foster 40 baseball/softball teams.  Kids learn how to build relationship, work as a team but most of all, have fun playing ball! If this sounds great … come take a look at our website and learn more.

Opportunities are available for children ages 6-18.

Get more information and register at www.southmilwaukeell.org.

For those that might be interested in coaching, managing or umpiring please contact Bob Lubetski at bob.lubetski@gmail.com. Any other questions, please contact Southmilwaukeelittleleague@gmail.com.

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Baseball + Outdoor Movie = Summer Fun

SMLL movie night

See you there!

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Play Ball! South Milwaukee Little League Registration Open

10418195_10204511463845676_6342669489377707398_nAfter Sunday’s Packers loss, it’s time to put football behind us … and think baseball!

Early registration for the 2015 South Milwaukee season is open now through Sunday, January 25. You can do so here …

https://active.leagueone.com/Olr/Pages/Welcome.aspx?ClubId=13780%20

If you are paying by check you would still need to register online.

Questions? Email them to southmilwaukeelittleleague@gmail.com

I am a big fan of our Little League program and encourage you to consider it for your children.

My 10-year-old son is entering his fifth season in the program, and it has taught him so much, not just about baseball, but life. And it’s the group of hard-working volunteers, from coaches to concession workers, who make it happen.

This program is something all of South Milwaukee should be proud of.

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Play Ball! Little League Parade, Opening Day Set For Saturday

cropped-ll-parade1.jpgSaturday is one of my favorite days of the year: South Milwaukee Little League Opening Day.

The festivities start with a parade at noon. It leaves from 12th Milwaukee, heads east on Milwaukee to Ninth, then south to Drexel, then east into Little League Park.

Brief opening day ceremonies follow. Then there’s a full slate of games.

Diamond #1

  • 1:30 Shakes vs Small Fries
  • 2:30 Mets vs Brewers
  • 4:30 A’s vs Yankees

Diamond #2

  • 1:30 Golden Arches vs McFlurries
  • 2:30 Bees vs Emeralds
  • 4:30 Blue Jays vs Brewers

Diamond #3

  • 1:30 McMuffins vs McNuggets
  • 2:30 Blue Claws vs Red Wings
  • 4:30 Iron Pigs vs Bulls

Please line the parade route and cheer on the kids — including my AAA boy! — and then stop by for some great baseball and fun.

We should cherish Little League in this community … it’s an important part of the fabric of this city. And Saturday is one of those special traditions that we should all embrace in South Milwaukee.

See you there!

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Little League Registration Opens Soon

The South Milwaukee Little League is one of the things that makes this community special. As the proud parents of a soon-to-be AAA player next year — AA All-Star in 2013! — my wife and I continue to be impressed with the organization and what they do.

And our son, Christian, loves it.

Well, registration for 2014 is coming up soon. Here are details from Little League …

We are having On-Site Registration on January 30th, 2014 at South Milwaukee Little League Park from 6:00 – 8:30. January 30th, 2014 is the last day for the Early registration.

  • Pay by credit card $75.00 (Rookie $50)
  • Pay by Check/Cash $100.00 (Rookie $50)
  • After January 30th the Registration Fee is $110 (Rookie $50)

In an effort to accommodate for Little Leaguers to play with their classmates, and ease the burden on parents and guardians, Little League has amended its residency requirements to allow children to play in the local league whose boundaries where they attend school is located.

And here are the tryout dates …

February 1st, 2014 and February 22nd, 2014

Softball

  • 12:00pm – 12:30pm Jr./Sr. Softball (13-16 Year Olds)
  • 12:30pm – 1:15pm Major Softball (10-12 Year Olds)
  • 1:15pm – 2:00pm Minor Softball (7-10 Year Olds)

Baseball

  • 2:00pm – 3:30pm AA Baseball (6-8 Year Olds)
  • 3:30pm – 5:00pm AAA Baseball (9-10 Year Olds)
  • 5:00pm – 6:00pm Intermediate Baseball (11-13 Year Olds)

Rookie League Players (5-6 Year olds) do not need to tryout. All other level players need to show up for tryouts. Returning players from Major Softball and Intermediate Baseball DON’T need to show up for tryouts.

You only need to show up at one of the days for tryouts.

Learn more at the SMLL website.

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South Milwaukee Little League Team Falls In Regionals

It was a good run for the South Milwaukee Little League Intermediate boys team, but their season is over.

The boys went 1-2 in three games in the Intermediate Central Regional.

Jerrianne Hayslett has the story in her New Kid’s blog.

Congratulations on a great season!

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On To Regionals: South Milwaukee Little League Team Makes History

South Milwaukee’s boys of summer aren’t done yet.

The South Milwaukee Little League intermediate boys team (ages 11-13) beat West Bend Tuesday night to win the state title and advance to the Central Regional tournament in Millwood, Mich., this weekend. This puts them a few wins away from qualifying for the national tournament in San Francisco later this month.

This is a big deal. How big? It’s the first time in 35 years that any South Milwaukee Little League boys team at any level has advanced to regional competition.

The Little League intermediate level is designed to help older boys better transition from “traditional” Little League – those competing to play in the ESPN-televised World Series in Williamsport, Penn., each year – to more advanced levels like high school.

The team needs your help. They are seeking to raise money for the additional travel expenses.

Those interested in helping can contact Madeline McCarrier at 414-429-0001 or at madeemac@yahoo.com.

Here is the tournament bracket. Go South Milwaukee!

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