Baseball – Recreational

League Details (TBall - 6th Grade)

SEASON:  May - July
*2021 REGISTRATION DEADLINE - April 30
Please monitor the KCE website for updates and information.


T-Ball CoEd (PreK-Kindergarten) - This coed division is grade-based for boys and girls currently in Kindergarten or who will be attending Kindergarten in the Fall.   It is an introductory league focusing the proper mechanics of throwing, catching, hitting and base running.  Hitting from the tee builds the necessary hand-eye coordination and muscle memory to be successful when hitting a pitch.

  • Start Date: Saturday, June 5
    End Date: Saturday, July 17
    Games played: Saturdays
    Practices: Each team will have one 1-hr weekday practice, day and time is dependent on coach preference and field availability

Coach Pitch (1st-2nd Grades) -  This division introduces hitting a ball pitched by your coach.  Learning, having fun and building teamwork are the emphasis while teaching proper throwing, catching, hitting and base running mechanics.  Games will be played on a M/W/F format with Sat as a possible rain makeup. Teams will have approximately 2 sessions per week. Once games begin, teams may not practice as all fields will be in use for games.

  • Kickoff: Saturday, May 15
    Last Possible Game: Saturday, July 31

Minors (3rd-4th Grades) - This is an exciting year for young players, especially aspiring pitchers and catchers to develop a love for baseball. Pitching, stealing and sliding are introduced with an emphasis on reinforcing proper throwing, catching, hitting and base running mechanics.  Games will be played on a M/W/F format with Sat as a possible rain makeup.  Teams will have approximately 2 sessions per week. Once games begin, teams may not practice as all fields will be in use for games.

Majors (5th-6th Grades) - This division increases in the amount of competitiveness and fine tunes the skills that were introduced in Minors.  Games will be played on a M/W/F format with Sat as a possible rain makeup.  Teams will have approximately 2 sessions per week. Once games begin, teams may not practice as all fields will be in use for games.

  • Kickoff: Saturday, May 15
  • Last Possible Game: Saturday, July 31
    Games played: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

Coaches are needed for all divisions. If you can volunteer to be a head or assistant coach, please Register as a Coach.
Please monitor the KCE website for updates and information.

 

League Details - Middle & High School

SEASON:  May - July
*2021 REGISTRATION DEADLINE - April 15 Pony : April 30 Colt 


Pony (7th-8th Grades) - Pony baseball is a grade-based league for players currently in 7th or 8th grade for the CURRENT 2020-21 school year.

Pony teams will play in the Mel Harder League. This league travels to other communities and must follow playtime rules and travel guidelines established in for the MH league.

Pony baseball provides a higher competition level and players will be expected to participate in practices, be at all games, and be a member of the team that represents their community.

  • Start Date: Tentatively May 1 pitching & catching
    Last Game: Mid-July
    Practices: Practices will be determined by coach preference and field availability
    Games & Rain Makeups: Games will be determined by the Mel Harder League IF AVAILABLE

Colt (9th-12th Grades) - U19 Colt Baseball.  Players must be a student in high school for the CURRENT 2020-21 school year.

Colt baseball will play in the Geauga Baseball League (GBL). This league travels to other communities and must follow playtime rules and travel guidelines established for the GBL league.

Colt baseball provides a higher competition level and players will be expected to participate in practices, be at all games, and be a member of the team that represents their community.

Practices will begin approximately May 8 for players NOT on a school baseball team.

  • Start Date: Tentatively May 1 pitching & catching
    Last Game: Sunday, July 18
    Practices: Practices will be determined by coach preference and field availability.
    Games & Rain Makeups: Games will be determined by the Geauga Baseball League

Coaches are needed for all divisions.  If you can volunteer to be a head or assistant coach, please Register as a Coach.  Please monitor the KCE website for updates and information.


Baseball Posts

  • Let's Play Ball! Baseball & Softball Registration Now Open

    Date: February 18, 2021

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  • Games and practices are canceled for Kenston fields 7/11/2020

    Date: July 11, 2020

    (if your team is playing away at another community check with your coach) Games and practices played in Kenston today, Saturday, July 11, 2020 are cancelled due to poor weather and field conditions. Please check ...

  • Games and practices are canceled for Kenston fields 6/27/2020

    Date: June 27, 2020

    (if your team is playing away at another community check with your coach) Games and practices played in Kenston today, Saturday, June 27th are cancelled due Please check the website for updates. If your team ...

  • Games are canceled for Kenston fields 6/23/2020

    Date: June 23, 2020

    (if your team is playing away at another community check with your coach) Games played in Kenston tonight,TUESDAY JUNE 23 , 2020 are cancelled due Please check the website for updates. If your team plays outside ...

  • Games are canceled for Kenston fields 6/22/2020

    Date: June 22, 2020

    (if your team is playing away at another community check with your coach) Games played in Kenston tonight, Monday June 22, 2020 are cancelled due to weather. All reschedules will be posted on game schedules. ...

  • Inclimate weather in the forecast

    Date: June 10, 2020

    The forecast is calling for thunderstorms this afternoon and they may hit or not during our practices. Coaches, after 4:00 pm weekdays you are responsible for making the call on whether or not your ...

  • Minors and Majors Baseball schedule is out!

    Date: June 9, 2020

    Mel Harder baseball league has released the 2020 schedule! It is a different format than we are used to, its old school! Find your team number that is listed on the schedule and ...

  • Baseball/Softball starts tomorrow!

    Date: June 5, 2020

    please remember to review the guidelines to keep our children safe!If we all work together it will be a great seasonIf you have any questions or concerns don't hesitate to text me. LET'S PLAY BALL!

  • Baseball/Softball starts tomorrow!

    Date: June 5, 2020

    please remember to review the guidelines to keep our children safe!If we all work together it will be a great seasonIf you have any questions or concerns don't hesitate to text me. LET'S PLAY BALL!

  • KCE Responsible Baseball / Softball Restart Initiative

    Date: June 5, 2020

    Here are the policies and procedures for each age level, skill level and field to comply with mandatory restrictions and follow the recommended best practices set down by Governor Mike DeWine and the Responsible RestartOhio ...