News and Announcements

Tryouts have been RAIN DELAYED to Saturday February 7th.  NO TRYOUTS TOMORROW - HILTON FIELD IS CLOSED.

 

GOOD NEWS - our Skills Sessions are STILL ON!  Come out to learn from the Pros and bring a friend.  These sessions are open to any interested player who is considering playing for Neartown this spring!

 

January 28th (Wednesday) - Skills Practice with Professional Instruction, Session #1,  from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  •      Minors & Majors Players (age 9-12) - Hilton Field - Led by Benny Distefano, current Mets coach and former MLB Player for the Pirates & the Astros! 
  •      Machine Pitch Players (age 7-8) - Weber Field
  •      T-Ball Players (age 4-6) Weber Field - Led by Volunteer Coaches

February 4th (Wednesday) - Skills Practice with Professional Instruction, Session #2,  from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  •      Minors & Majors Players (age 9-12) - Hilton Field Led by Benny Distefano, current Mets coach and former MLB Player for the Pirates & the Astros! 
  •      Machine Pitch Players (age 7-8) - Weber Field
  •      T-Ball Players (age 4-6) Weber Field - Led by Volunteer Coaches

February 7th (Saturday) - TRYOUTS for EVERYONE at Hilton Field located behind Wharton Elementary School at 990 W Clay St, Houston, TX 77019.

  •      Machine Pitch (generally 7-8 yr olds) begins at 10 am
  •      Minors & Majors (generally 9-12 yr olds) starts at 11 am
  •      T-Ball (generally 4-6 yr olds) assembles at 12 noon
  •      Softball - please attend the Tryout session with your appropriate age group & identify yourself for softball when you arrive

BRING YOUR GLOVE AND WEAR APPROPRIATE CLOTHES FOR A BASEBALL DIAMOND.  OTHER ITEMS YOU SHOULD BRING IF YOU HAVE THEM INCLUDE BATS AND CLEATS.

February 8th-14th - Team rosters are created and 1st practices begin.  Your child's Coach will contact you with complete details no later than the 14th.

March 7th (Saturday) - Opening Day Parade (http://goo.gl/maps/Sdnmf) & Start of Regular Season.  Our first games will be played after the Opening Ceremonies are finished and our Mayor throws out the first pitch! 

May 17th (Sunday) - Closing Day at Hilton Field for Regular Season.  The Annual Membership Meeting will be held @ 2 pm prior to the Minors/Majors All Star Shootout 3-inning Exhibition Game.

 

Please pass on the word and don't delay - Register NOW!

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Spring Season Events & Calendar Dates

Posted by Cris Bera at Jan 12, 2015 4:00PM PST ( 0 Comments )

 

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Registration for the Tee-Ball Division of Spring Baseball will remain OPEN through Spring Break or until the remaining roster spots are filled.  Placement on team for all other Divisions is now subject only to availability.

Please contact player-agent@neartownll.org to determine if a spot is available.

Here are a few events to put in your Calendar:

Spring Break (March 13th - March 22nd) - There will be no games during this break, however, Coaches may choose to conduct practices for families not travelling.  Stay on the lookout for team updates.

May 17th (Sunday) - Closing Day at Hilton Field for Regular Season.  The Annual Membership Meeting will be held prior to the Minors/Majors All Star Shootout 3-inning Exhibition Game.

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OPENING DAY PARADE & CEREMONIES

Posted by Dawn Mena at Dec 31, 2014 4:00PM PST ( 0 Comments )

Please be on the lookout for an updates from your Managers and Coaches regarding the season's Opening Day Parade & Ceremonies!

It  will be Saturday morning, March 29th, with the assembly in the Montrose HEB Parking Lot (located at W Alabama & Dunlavy St) starting at 8:45 am.  Once the parade begins - led by police escort - we will reconvene on the Will Weber Field in Ervan Chew Park for the introduction of the teams and the first pitch to open the season.

We look forward to seeing everyone there!

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2014 Tournament Teams

Posted by Cris Bera at Jun 14, 2014 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

2014 TOURNAMENT TEAMS

 

Congratulations to all our post season teams from Neartown this year!

Machine Pitch Division (generally 7-8 years old) - players took part in the Blue-Gray Tournament hosted by Sugarland LL under the guidance of Manager Joel Hodge and Coach Charles Blencke.

Minors/Kid Pitch Division (generally 9-10 years old) - NLL's re-entered into the Little League Tournament this year with a roster of 13, many of whom were members of our All Star squad.  The team was skippered by Manager William Keller and Coaches Billy Marlin & Deric Outley.

Majors Division (generally 11-12 years old) - Our NLL Dodgers team, headed up by Manager Danny Corman, represented us in the Council of Houston Inner city Little Leagues (CHILL) Memorial Day Tournament organized by the LL Urban Initiative group.

On behalf of the entire Neartown Nation, we congratulate the members of each of these squads for their hard work and effort that resulted in their selection to represent our League!

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CLOSING CEREMONIES - TODAY !!! @ HILTON FIELD

Posted by Cris Bera at May 17, 2014 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

The Neartown Little League's Spring 2014 Closing Ceremonies at Hilton Field are TODAY SUNDAY, May 18th, starting at 1 pm.  Complimentary catering by Niko Niko's - come early as the food will go fast!  The events will include:

1. Recognizing oustanding league players and announcing the 2014 All Stars

2. Recognizing Outstanding Volunteers and Sponsors

3. Holding our raffle drawing

4. Holding a silent auction for slightly used baseball equipment

5. Playing the 2014 All Star Showcase Game, starting @ 2 pm

6. Concluding with the Annual Managers v Coaches Softball game, starting @ 3 pm

During the ceremonies we will also hold our Annual Members Meeting and conduct League business.  All members of the League (parents and supporters) are encouraged to attend and participate in the proceedings.

We look forward to seeing you there!