Soo Minor Baseball Association

    WINTER WORKOUTS for all 2007-2010 birth years

    Date:12/07/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Sessions will be held at Superior Heights in the main Gym 6:30-8:00pm January; 12, 26, Feb; 2, 23 and March 8, 22 One time $20 Participation Fee for all 6 sessions is to be submitted on site prior to the first workout. Cash only please with receipts provided.  Space is limited. Players are to bring clean running shoes, glove, bat, batting helmet and wear an athletic protector. Please do no...


    ATTENTION ALL ROOKIEBALL AGE PLAYERS INTERESTED IN WINTER WORKOUTS

    Date:10/27/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Winter workouts will be every second Thursday starting November 14th, 6pm at St. Basil gym and continue on to April 2020.   The workouts are for players birth year 2011, 2012 & 2013.  The cost is $20 per player for the entire winter and it is only open to the first 20 kids.   This is a great opportunity for young players to come and learn proper hitting, throwing ...


    SOO BLACK SOX ANNOUNCE 2020 COACHES (UPDATED)

    Date:10/16/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Soo Minor Baseball Association is thrilled to announce the Soo Black Sox coaches for 2020 season. With only two returning coaches, they welcome new Pee Wee coach Caleb Cond and new Bantam coach Shaun Mousseau. With one position still vacant, they are still looking to fill a coaching position in Midget. Anyone interested in head coaching or assistant coaching are asked to put in an appli...


    Sox earn Winning Record at Provincial Tournament

    Date:09/04/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The u14 Bantam Black Sox competed at the Ontario Baseball Association Provincial tournament this past Labour Day weekend in Lasalle Ontario. They began the 14-team competition by defeating Mississauga 6-1. The Sox got on the board in the second inning when Michael Starzomski drew a walk, scoring one run. The Sox tallied three runs in the fourth inning. Tyler Caruso had an RBI double in the innin...


    SMBA YEAR-END SURVEY

    Date:08/29/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Please take a moment to complete this year-end survey. Your feedback is valuable and we will use it to continuously improve our program.  To start the survey, click HERE. Thank you for taking the time to complete the SMBA year-end survey and voicing your opinions on various topics.  We hope you had a great season and hope that you play again next year.       ...


    SOO BLACK SOX COACHES EVALUATION

    Date:08/29/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Soo Black Sox are looking for the feedback from the parents regarding the coaches for this past season.  Please take a moment to complete a coaching evaluation survey.  All information will be used by the Coaching Selection Committee to select coaches for the upcoming 2020 season. To begin the evaluation, you can find it on the downloads page or click HERE. ...


    2020 SOO BLACK SOX COACHING APPLICATIONS

    Date:08/29/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Soo Black Sox are currently looking for coaches for the 2020 season in the following divisions: Rookie Ball         (2011/2012) Mosquito            (2009/2010) Pee Wee            (2007/2008) Bantam               (2005/2006) Midget &n...


    SMBA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2019

    Date:08/29/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The 2019 SMBA Annual General Membership meeting will take place on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 7:00pm at the Civic Centre on 99 Foster Drive in the Thompson Room.  All members of SMBA are invited to attend (players, coaches, parents, umpires, field staff).  The meeting will include a review of the 2018 AGM minutes, a 2019 president's report, the election of of...


    EXECUTIVE POSITIONS OPEN FOR 2020 SEASON

    Date:08/29/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    At the Annual General Meeting, Soo Minor Baseball Association is looking to fill its executive for the 2020 season.  Open positions are listed as follows: President - 2-year term VP of Operations - 2-year term Secretary - 2-year term Equipment Manager - 1 year term Divisional Directors - 1 year term Junior T-Ball T-Ball Junior Rookie Rookie Mosquito  Pee Wee  Bantam Open League S...


    TEAM SPONSORS NEEDED FOR 2020

    Date:08/29/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Soo Minor Baseball is looking for team sponsors for the 2020 season! As a sponsor, your business logo will be printed on the jerseys, the team name will be in the standings and schedules, and your logo will appear on the website.  If you are a business owner or know a business owner looking to get great exposure up to 500 people per night, please contact us immediately to arrange ...


    THREE GENERATIONS OF UMPIRES

    Date:08/29/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Pee Wee House League got to experience something special this year.  Three umpires from the same family over three generations officiated a game together.  It's a pretty rare occurrence and we are proud to have Walter, Paul and Michael Hapanovich on our umpiring staff.  We would like to thank them for their continued dedication to umpiring and look forward to seeing them n...


    PLAYOFFS SCHEDULES NOW POSTED

    Date:07/29/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Schedules for the 2019 Playoffs are now posted.  Please go to the respective playoff page for schedules, scores and information. To see the schedules, go to Leagues -> division -> Playoffs or click on the following links.   Playoffs Championship Final       Junior Rookie Ball August 6-7, 20...


    BANQUET TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE

    Date:07/29/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Soo Minor Baseball Awards Banquet Thursday, August 22, 2019 Marconi Club Doors Open: 5:30pm Dinner: 6:30pm (Mosquito, Pee Wee, Bantam) Soo Black Sox Awards Banquet Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Marconi Club Doors Open: 5:30pm Dinner: 6:30pm (Rookie, Mosquito, Pee Wee, Bantam Black Sox) Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Awards Banquets. All players and coaches are already paid for through...


    FUN NIGHT DETAILS

    Date:07/29/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    FUN NIGHT Junior T-Ball & T-Ball DATE:  Wednesday, August 7, 2019 TIME:  6:00pm-8:00pm LOCATION:  Sinclair Yards The combined T-Ball Fun Night will be held August 7th at Sinclair Yards from 6:00-8:00pm.  It will include lots of fun for the players and families.  There will be: - Free pizza and water for all players - Face painting - Balloon animals - Med...


    Sox Win in Thrilling Walk-Off

    Date:07/25/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Rookie Ball Black Sox won in heroic fashion this Tuesday, July 23, winning 15-14 against Soo Michigan. Coming from behind in the final inning, the Sox rallied for 5 runs to secure the victory.           Despite an offensive surge by Soo Michigan, including multiple homeruns, the Sox were able to hold steady. The local club managed to convert an ast...


    Sox have Strong Showing in London

    Date:07/16/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Minor Bantam Black Sox participated in a tournament in London this past weekend, July 12-14. Game one featured a matchup with the u14 Royal York Cardinals, with the Sox winning the contest 15-1. Cole Masse took the win on the mound, going 5 innings allowing one earned run while striking out 7. Connor Bruzas and Carmine Perna each added 3 hits apiece. The Sox carried this momentum...


    MID-SEASON TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS

    Date:07/15/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Soo Minor Baseball Association would like to congratulate all Mid-Season Tournament finalists and champions for two great weekends of baseball, sportsmanship and fun! A big thank you goes out to all the tournament organizers, umpires, field staff canteen staff, coaches, parents and players. To see recaps of the championship games including a championship team picture, please go to the Mid-S...


    Rookie BLACK SOX Take 2 of 2

    Date:07/13/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Soo Rookie Ball Black Sox were over the border July 12th to play a double header at Malcolm Park against a strong hitting Soo Michigan squad.   Coming off a solid performance and victory in league play Thursday night the boys were ready to face this challenge. In a very tight first game the Canadian Soo edged the host team by a score of 6-5. After a quick break the teams took the fi...


    CATCH THE ACE

    Date:07/12/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The weekly "Catch The Ace" draw held at the Esquire Club has now restarted with a new deck as of the end of June.  As weekly winners try to pick the Ace of Spades, money is being raised for charity.  For this round of Catch The Ace, there are three benefiting charities: Sault Area Hospital, The Group Health Centre and Soo Minor Baseball Association. With that being said, we e...


    FREE TICKETS TO LAIRD RACES

    Date:07/12/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Soo Minor Baseball is looking for 4-5 volunteers to run the 50/50 draw at Laird International Raceway in Laird, Ontario during its Thursday evening races throughout July and August.  The 50/50 money raised at the races will be donated to Soo Minor Baseball to be used for field and baseball equipment upgrades.  Laird International Raceway is located 30 mins east of Sault Ste. Marie ...


    YEAR-END EVENTS

    Date:07/12/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Please save the dates for the following year-end events.  All events are posted on our calendar. Banquets/Fun Nights August 7: Junior T-Ball and T-Ball Fun Night August 8: Junior Rookie and Rookie Ball Fun Night August 21: Soo Black Sox Banquet August 22: Soo Minor Baseball Banquet (Mosquito, Pee Wee, Bantam) Playoffs (Junior Rookie, Rookie Ball, Mosquito, Pee Wee, Bantam, Open League) Au...


    MOSQUITO & BANTAM MID-SEASON TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE POSTED

    Date:07/09/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Schedules for the Mid-Season Tournaments have been posted.   Mid-Season Tournament pages can be found under Leagues -> division -> Mid-Season or by clicking below. Tournament dates: July 5-7, 2019 - Rookie Ball and Pee Wee July 12-14, 2019 - Mosquito and Bantam Rookie Ball Mid-Season Mosquito Mid-Season Pee Wee Mid-Season Bantam Mid-Season ...


    Peewee Sox Split 4 Game Weekend

    Date:07/08/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Soo Peewee Black Sox won 2 of 4 games this past weekend, July 6-7. The local club is led by head coach Mike Varpio, who is returning behind the bench for the 2019 season.   Game one saw the Sox fall to the Sudbury Shamrocks by a score of 9-3. Lucas Carrier got the ball to start for the Sox, picking up 2 strikeouts over 2 innings of work.   Bouncing back in game two, the Soo edged o...


    BLUE JAYS SUPER CAMPS

    Date:06/25/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Toronto Blue Jays will be hosting a two-day camp from Thursday, July 4th – Friday, July 5th in Sudbury, Ontario that runs from 9:00am – 1:00pm each day. Even though Sudbury may be a couple hours away, we thought some of our association’s players would be interested in attending this unique experience. The Blue Jays camp will be taught by Blue Jays Alumni, includi...


    ALL GAMES CANCELLED - JUNE 25

    Date:06/25/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

      All games and team pictures for Tuesday, June 25, 2019 have been cancelled due to unplayable field conditions.  RESCHEDULED: All games today will be rescheduled at a later date.  More information on the website will posted as it becomes available.  All team pictures that were scheduled today will be rescheduled.  See other posting on new date when it becomes ava...


    TEAM PICTURES RESCHEDULED

    Date:06/25/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Team pictures that were rained out will be rescheduled at the same scheduled times. See dates below. Rained Out Rescheduled Mon. June 10 Mon. June 17 Wed. June 12 Mon. June 24 Mon. June 24 Wed. June 26 Tues. June 25 TBA NOTE: Team pictures on Wed. June 26 will take place starting at 5:00pm. Bantam pictures will take p...


    Soo Black Sox Wood Bat Invitational This Weekend!

    Date:06/18/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

      The U15 Soo Black Sox today Monday, June 17th revealed their schedules for the 2019 Wood Bat Invitational sponsored by Elks 341 Lodge & 17 Barbells along with welcoming the Soo U14 Black Sox, North Bay Assante Wealth Stingers, Green For Life Rudyard Bulldogs and the Valley East Jr Voyageurs to Sault Ste Marie, Ontario over the June 21st to June 23rd weekend. The top two teams will adv...


    Sox win 1 of 3 in Gaylord

    Date:06/12/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Bantam Minor Sox competed in a tournament in Gaylord, Michigan this past week June 8-9. Over the course of the weekend, the Sox managed to win 1 of the 3 games played.           Game one featured a close battle against the tournament’s host team, Gaylord. Despite a late-game surge, the Sox fell short, losing 6-4. Carmine Perna, Wes Pomeroy, a...


    Black Sox win 3 of 4 in Sudbury

    Date:06/04/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Bantam Minor Black Sox participated in a four-game set in Sudbury this past weekend, June 1st-2nd.           Game one featured a matchup between the Sox and the Valley East Voyageurs. Despite a strong outing from Connor Bruzas on the mound, the Sox dropped the weekend opener by a score of 9 to 7. Bruzas picked up a no-decision, surrendering 0 earn...


    Elks 341 Black Sox take 3 of 4 from North Bay

    Date:06/03/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    June 3, 2018 The 15u Elks 341 Black Sox Baseball club hit the road this past weekend for a four game set in North Bay. The locals managed to capture 3 of the 4 games and improved their overall record to 6-6. Results are below Game 1: North Bay Stingers  6  Soo Black Sox  4 The Sox got off to a quick start scoring early, however, North Bay was able to weather the storm and come bac...