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UPDATE
9/25/20 FIELD REPORT:
 All NWCBA activities/events are cancelled FRIDAY 9/25 and SATURDAY 9/26 due to inclement weather.


North Wake Communication
Reminder to get acquainted with the website as your primary resource for the season, get connected with our social media on our FB page and Twitter.

NOTEWe are aware of some ongoing problems with our text notification system over this past season and ongoing. We are working out the kinks and will send out an email for coaches and families to get set up as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience!

Follow our Events Calendar to stay informed!


2020 FALL SEASON

Baseball is back again for the fall season! 
Practices for our REC temas begin tomorrow, MONDAY 8/31. 
A huge welcome to all our players and coaches! 
Have a great season and have fun out there at the ballpark!

IMPORTANT DATES - REC League

  • Thursday, Aug 20th - REC Coach Meeting  RESCHEDULED
  • Tuesday, Aug 25th - REC Coach/Commissioner Meeting - 7:30pm
  • Friday Aug 28 - Monday Aug 31 - NW Dick's Sporting Goods Sales Event
  • Monday Aug 31st - Team Practices Begin
  • Monday Sep 21st - Games Begin  *some games will begin earlier
  • Monday Oct 26th - Last week of season
  • Monday Nov 2nd - Week of Makeup games if needed
** For details of the events above visit our events calendar.
 

North Wake Online Store
We have opened up our NW Online Store for the FALL SEASON. Lots of great offerings for our coaches and their families! 
 
Click here to visit the online store: NORTH WAKE STOREThe Store is now open and will remain open until Sept 6th. Please submit all orders by then to get your gear in time! Happy Shopping!

RECRUITING TRAVEL TEAMS
We are ramping up our travel league, all age groups are welcome. Interested in coaching a Travel Team for Fall 2020? Contact our Travel Team Coordinator, Mark Hammel at travelcoord@nwcba.com for more information.


*** INTERSTED IN BECOMING AN UMPIRE ***

Clink this link to learn more about how to register to become an umpire for North Wake!
2020 Fall Season - REC & TRAVEL League

2020 Fall Tryouts
All players MUST attend ALL tryouts to be considered.
You must be registered before arriving to tryouts.
Visit the Travel Team page OR the REC Team page to register.

No cost to tryout for the Travel League.
You must register for the season to attend tryouts for the REC League.

NOTE: TRAVEL 8U 6-7pm,  9U 7-9pm  •  13u is 6-7:30, 14u is 7:30-9

 
NOTE: Tryouts for rising 14U North Wake Shockwave, 8/9 Field 4
Visit www.shockwavebaseball.com for more information and to register.
 
We are recruiting coaches and players for the fall season. Contact Mark Hammel at travelcoord@nwcba.com if interested in coaching a travel team.

by posted 07/18/2020
2020 Spring/Summer Playoff Tournament/All-Star Game

2020 SPRING/SUMMER Playoff Tournament

CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES POSTPONED,
NEW DATE: 8/12  Games starting at 6pm!

The schedule is now posted online on the 2020 Spring REC Tournament page.

8/12 GAME SCHEDULE
 
ROOKIE - FIELD 1
Rookie Championship   Pirates vs Brewers
6pm  
 
 
MINOR - FIELD 3
Minor Championship  Brewers vs Cardinals
6pm  
 
 
MAJOR - FIELD 6
Major Championship   Orioles vs Yankees
6pm  
 
JUNIOR - FIELD 4
Junior Championship  Cardinals vs Braves
6pm  
 
 
JUNIOR - FIELD 5
Junior Consolation   Red Sox vs Cubs
6pm  

IMPORTANT END OF SEASON DATES:

Championship Playoff Tournament Week  8/3-8/7
Check the online schedule for your team's game/practice schedule or
refer to the 2020 Spring REC Tournament page for updated brackets.
 
REC Championship Game
Saturday, August 10th at 6pm • raindate: TBD
Championship games on fields 1, 3, 4 and 6, all starting promptly at 10am
 
FIELD 1  ROOKIE
FIELD 3  MINOR
FIELD 4  JUNIOR
FIELD 5  JUNIOR - consolation game
FIELD 6  MAJOR
 
At the conclusion of the games, we will spotlight the winning teams and present them with their winning T-SHIRT and a photo opportunity for their team. 
 
North Wake REC All-Star Games
Friday, August 14th at 6pm • raindate: TBD
All-Star games on fields 1, 3 and 6, all starting promptly at 6pm
Check the online schedule for practice time slots for your team to be posted soon.
Practices will be held on 8/12 & 8/13 weather permitting.
 
FIELD 1  ROOKIE
FIELD 3  MINOR 
FIELD 6  MAJOR
 
Saturday, August 1st
Our Tball, Rookie, Minor, Major and Junior teams will be announcing their All-Star players and presenting them with their much anticipated All-Star hat. We will post the All-Star teams on our website.
 
NOTE: TBALL and JUNIOR leagues will not participate in the All-Star game this season, but will receive the honor. Three (3) players from each team will be selected and will receive their All-Star hat.
 
Good luck to all our REC teams as they lead up to the Playoff Tournament to gain their spot in the rankings and to our soon to be announced 2020 All-Star teams battling for the title of ALL-STAR CHAMPIONS! 
Go North Wake Go!

by posted 07/18/2020
2020 Spring/Summer Raffle Winners

North Wake Baseball Families!


Thank you for participating in the 2020 Spring/Summer North Wake Baseball Fundraising Raffle!

To all the winners‚ Kim Watson will be contacting each of you directly by phone or email and to coordinate delivery of your raffle prize.

Thanks to all for supporting NWCBA!

WINNERS announced today, Monday, June 29th.

Grand Prize Winner:  Sid Mitchener $750 Cash Prize

First Prize Winner: Doug Paluti  $600 Cash Prize

2nd Prize Winner: Josh Briggs  $200 Cash Prize

Third Prize Winners(10) - $50 Cash Prize

Jen Wilgus

Kevin Ferguson

George Chipourus

Hoan Bui

Chris Wilson

Lance Walton

Melissa Dement

Tracey Shepherd

Erin Hungate (2)

 

Player Bat Bag Winners (12)

Ellice Kushner

Matt Pereira

George Chipourus

Yvonne Berstler

Dave Fotheringham

Ryan DeVerna

James Brennan

Jackson Preddy

Michele Powell

Mike Schlage

Julian Ilardi

Edward Crump


by posted 06/27/2020
North Wake Father/Son EVENT
 
   
 
 
North Wake Father/Son Fundraising Event
 

North Wake is taking over PRO 3:5 Sports Academy on TBD from 3:30pm to 6pm!  Father/Son teams will compete against each other in Hot Spots Basketball, Ga Ga Ball, Castle Ball Dodgeball, Spiderball, Four Square in the Air and more!!!

 
Pizza, drinks, dessert will be served for dinner.
 
Tickets are $25 per person.  Purchase a ticket for the adult and purchase tickets for the kids.  North Wake receives a large portion of the proceeds as a fundraiser!  Teams will be formed at random and tickets are limited.
 
This will be a fun-filled evening with your kids!  Enjoy food, sport and fellowship with other North Wake families.
 
Sunday - TBD
3:30pm to 6pm
$25 per ticket
Tickets are limited and have sold out for previous events like this!
 
More details will be provided soon to purchase tickets!

by posted 03/03/2020
NEW DATE: REC Tryouts

NEW DATE: 2020 Spring REC Tryouts

RAINDATE REC TRYOUTS 
Sunday, February 9th

We will have 2 time slots for tryouts, plan to attend either 1pm or 3pm, whichever works best for your family.

Tball - no tryouts 

Rookie Field 2, 1:00pm & 3:00 pm
*** only 8's tryout

Minor Field 3, 1:00pm & 3:00 pm

Major Field 5, 1:00pm & 3:00 pm

If for some reason your child is unable to make it to tryouts, please contact your league commissioner to setup a makeup date. Contact information for our commissioners is located on our 2020 Spring Season page: LEAGUE COMMISSIONERS.

Note: Junior League tryouts are on 3/21 at 11am.


by posted 02/10/2020
Spring Registration is OPEN!


by posted 12/01/2019
Fall 2019 RAFFLE Winners
 

North Wake Baseball Families!


Thank you for participating in the Fall 2019 North Wake Baseball Fundraising Raffle!

Congratulations to this season's winners!

Grand Prize Winner:  Diane Kissinger $750 Cash Prize

First Prize Winner:  Teresa MacLeod $600 Cash Prize

2nd Prize Winner:  Nathan Gant $200 Cash Prize

Third Prize Winners(10) - $50 Cash Prize:

Kimbery Ferguson

Paul Douglas

James Stamp

Mark Hammel

Melanie Fogleman

Kerrin Tomek

John Ziobrowski

Craig Gamache

Michael Swiger

Leanne Ormsby

Surprise RAFFLE giveaways:

Baseball Mom Survival Basket: Craig Gamache

Baseball Player Survival Basket: Braden Beyer

To all the winners‚ Kim Watson will be contacting each of you directly by phone or email and to coordinate delivery of your raffle prize.

Thanks to all for supporting NWCBA‚  Enjoy your winter break and we'll see you back in February for the spring season to begin! Registration begins 12/1/19!

NWCBA Board


by posted 11/01/2019
NW Coach Appreciation Night SPONSORS

Our Fall 2019 Coach Appreciation Night was a big hit for those that could make it out! Thanks for joining us for a great night of celebrating ... Perfect location, delicious food and drinks, amazing prize giveaways and great conversation! Thanks coaches!

A special thank you to Daniel Caldwell, president and co-founder of Silbo, for joining us as guest speaker to discuss the importance of youth sports with our coaches. What a great speech empowering every coach to be the best they can be for every player in teaching them life lessons on and off the field. That's the North Wake way! Thanks Daniel!

 


by posted 10/30/2019
FORMER NW PLAYER UPDATE - JACK CONLEY DRAFTED BY RED SOX!

Congratulations to former North Wake player and future NC State recruit Jack Conley as he was drafted in the 30th round by the Boston Red Sox!

MLB Draft Tracker


by posted 06/23/2015