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Jan, 2021

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Huntertown Lions recreational baseball and softball registration is open now through March 31st.


Divisions & Age Groups

Players can enter our league playing co-ed T-ball at 5 years old and we have baseball divisions serving boys from age 6 to 15 and softball divisions serving girls from age 6 to 18.  Ages indicated for the 2021 season are based on child's age as of April 30th, 2021. 

  • Co-ed T-ball - T-ball for boys and girls age 5.
  • Boys Lob Baseball - coach pitch for boys ages 6-7.
  • Girls Lob Softball - coach pitch for girls ages 6-7.
  • Boys Minors Baseball - player pitch for boys age 8. Players are evaluated and assigned to teams.
  • Girls Minors Softball - player pitch for girls ages 8-10. Players are evaluated and assigned to teams.
  • Boys Junior Baseball - for boys ages 9-10. Players are evaluated and assigned to teams.
  • Girls Junior Softball - player pitch for girls ages 11-13. Players are evaluated and drafted to teams.
  • Boys Senior Baseball - for boys ages 11-12. Players are evaluated and assigned to teams.
  • Girls Senior Fast Pitch Softball - Fast pitch softball for girls ages 14-18. Players are evaluated and drafted to teams.
  • Boys DSA League Baseball - for boys ages 13-15*.  Huntertown Lions Baseball sponsors team(s) of 13-15 year-old boys to play in the DeKalb Sports Association (DSA) baseball league.
    • This league is a competitive league and includes teams from Garrett, Kendallville, Jackson Township, Churubusco, Riverdale, and Huntertown to name a few.
    • Like a school league, about half of the league games will be played at Huntertown and the other half at the home field of the team being played.
    • It is an especially great fit for kids that would still like to play baseball beyond the Senior league, but weren't sure what options were available to them.
    • This is a tryout league and Huntertown will attempt to form as many teams possible while still being competitive. Please go ahead and register now . If we are unable to place you on a team, we will refund your registration.
    • Boys age 15 can play on Huntertown Lions' DSA league teams, but are disqualified if they play on their high school baseball team.
  • NOTES:
  • 1. No refunds of registration fees will be given after registration closes.
  • 2. Carpooling requests will only be honored for T-Ball and Lob Ball players.

Evaluations:

Mandatory evaluations will be held for Minors, Junior and Senior divisions (no evaluations for T-Ball or Lob Ball divisions). Evaluations typically include fielding, throwing, pitching, and hitting in order to evenly assign/draft skills among the teams. Evaluation dates are as follows:

  • April 12th @ 6 pm - Boys DSA League
  • April 12th @ 6 pm - Minor Girls
  • April 13th @ 6 pm - Junior Girls
  • April 14th @ 6 pm - Senior Girls
  • April 15th @ 6 pm - Minor Boys
  • April 15th @ 6 pm - Senior Boys
  • April 16th @ 6 pm - Junior Boys

 

All evaluations are held at held at Carroll High School Auxiliary and Alumni gyms. Please enter through door 13, check-in at the registration table and they will instruct you where to go from there.

Practice Season: The practice season is April 19th through May 15th.

Baseball Academy - The Boys Minors, Juniors and Seniors will all have Academy-style practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

  • Boys Minors: Tuesday and Thursday @ 5:30 - 7 PM (Diamond 2)
  • Boys Juniors: Tuesday and Thursday @ 7 - 8:30 PM (Diamond 1 & 3)
  • Boys Seniors: Tuesday and Thursday @ 5:30 - 7 PM (Diamond 1 & 3)

 All other divisions' practice schedules - T-Ball, Lob Baseball, Lob Softball, Minors Softball, Juniors Softball, and Seniors Softball - are set by each team's coaches. These can be scheduled any time between 5:30-8:30 pm Monday through Friday and/or between 9 am - early-afternoon on Saturdays.

 

Regular Season Schedule: The regular season starts May 17th and runs through July 3rd*.
*Junior and Senior Softball and Baseball Tournaments run the week of July 5th. 

GAME SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!!!

  • Game schedules will not be finalized until the first week of the practice season, once registration is closed and all the teams are set.
  • Games are played after 6 pm Monday through Friday and 9 am - early-afternoon on Saturdays**.
  • While school is in session, we will not schedule any games to start past 7:30 PM.
  • Teams will typically play 2 games per week (may be fewer during the first two weeks while school is in session) for a total of 12 regular season games.

**Saturday games are typically only scheduled during the school year and reserved for rescheduling rainouts once school lets out.

Divisional games are typically scheduled on the following days (for planning purposes only, but remember these may change based upon how many teams are set!):

  • Co-ed T-ball - Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Boys Lob - Monday-Friday
  • Girls Lob - Monday-Friday
  • Boys Minors - Tuesday, Thursday
  • Girls Minors - Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Boys Juniors - Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Girls Juniors - Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Boys Seniors - Tuesday, Thursday
  • Girls Seniors - Tuesday, Thursday

 

Make sure to bookmark our website at HuntertownLions.com. It has dates and information on evaluations, clinics, game schedules, and other important information you'll want to know during the season.

 Also, make sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for up-to-the-minute communications and reminders on such things as rain-outs, special events, reminders, etc.

Feel free to reach out on Facebook and Twitter or through the email on the website with questions, comments and kudos.

Contact Us

Huntertown Lions Club Baseball and Softball

PO Box 124 
Huntertown, Indiana 46748

Phone: 260-267-5538
Email: [email protected]

Huntertown Lions Club Baseball and Softball

PO Box 124 
Huntertown, Indiana 46748

Phone: 260-267-5538
Email: [email protected]
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