We are working with 7Elements Travel to book accommodations for the upcoming Baseball National Tournament in Myrtle Beach. The list has been split into three (3) groups:
- Parents – These listings assume 10 adults in a shared home/condo (no theme rooms included…lol)
- Group – These listings are for private resorts where both the parents and team can stay together.
- Individual – Hotels/Condos in the area for individual bookings.
Our first preference is to have the team and parents all at the same hotel/condo/resort, but families and group are more than welcome to book individual accommodations.
|Surfside Beach House||16||5||4||78.20||link
|FK Private Resort||64||16||16||71.10||link
|hotel||room type||sleeps||price/night ($)
|Country Inn & Suites Myrtle Beach||2 queens||4||140
|The Horizon at 77th||2 Bedroom Condo (1 king, 2 queen, 1 pullout)||6-8||225
|Bay Watch Resort and Conference Center||2 Bedroom King and 2 Full||8||309
|Fairfield Inn||2 Double Beds||4||170
|Staybridge Suites||2 Double Beds w/Pullout Sofa||5||210
To view the entire inventory and customize the trip, click here and type the number of rooms per night needed.
Below are the players eligible to participate in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association State Tournament in Augusta, GA.
The remaining schedule for the 2017 Summer baseball season is as follows:
Strike Out Breast Cancer Tournament (SOBC)
June 16 – June 18
Boundary Waters Park
The Youth Baseball Nationals
June 23 – June 29
Grand Park at Market Station
Myrtle Beach, SC
Week of July 01 – July 08 TBD
GRPA State Tournament
July 11 – July 15
All-star Baseball Walk-off Classic
July 19 – July 23
Hunter Memorial Park
NOTE: Alternate tournaments have been selected for each week in case of cancellation.
Perfect Game World Series
Triple Crown World Series
US Club National (on ESPN3)
Below are the details from the Parent’s Meeting on Sunday, February 19, 2017 @ 14:00.
NOTE: Go to the bottom of the document to view in Google Docs and/or download.
The Southside Strikers placed a disappointing 3rd in the “Beat the Heat Classic” tournament June 24-26. This was the final tournament before the Disney International Salute to Baseball tourney in Orlando Florida.
“We had a good week of practice and want to follow-up that up with a competitive tourney before hitting the road”, Coach Jones said. “We don’t want to look too far ahead because the teams in this tournament are very good.”
The “Beat the Heat Classic” featured the Atlanta Stars, West Cobb Tide, West Georgia Eagles, Central Park Bulldogs, and STEPPS’ own Southside Strikers.
Coach Jones continued, “we won this tourney last year, and I think it’s important for the team to learn to play with the bullseye on your back; we got everyone’s best game this weekend and came up a little short.”
On the bright side, the Strikers earned 9 points as they jockey for position in the GSA Georgia State rankings.
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Congratulations to the Union City Eagles 14U team for winning the District 4 Invitational.
A recap of the tournament is below.
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(Click on the team names for a game recap and stats)
The schedules have been released for the Disney International Salute to Baseball Tournament in sunny Orlando, FL.
Here’s a quick rundown of the schedule:
- There are 20 13U teams split into 5 divisions; easily the largest division in the tournaments’ 2 weeks.
- Each team plays 4 pool games before bracket play on Championship Saturday.
- Bracket play will have Gold, Silver, and Bronze divisions.
- ESPN3 will televise Championship Saturday.
STEPPS Sports’ own Southside Strikers official schedule is here.
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Union City is putting together a 14U All Star team to represent the area in the 2016 GRPA 14U State Baseball Tournament from July 12-16th in Augusta, GA. We are selecting a group of qualified student-athletes to be stewards for both STEPPS and the Union City community as a whole. The All Star season provides a “post season” experience at a higher level of competition not just for advanced skills, but sportsmanship, character, and a well-rounded ability to play the game of baseball.
Continue reading “Union City 14U to hold Tryouts for their State Tournament All-Star Team”
The Southside Strikers of Union City, GA have been invited to play in the Disney International Salute to Baseball Tournament July 3-9, 2016.
The Disney International Salute to Baseball is a fun-filled tournament in the heart of summer at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and the perfect way to celebrate the Fourth of July while competing in America’s pastime at Walt Disney World® Resort!
Continue reading “Southside Strikers are ready for Disney!”
Ronald Bridges, Home of the Union City Eagles, was transformed into a full Cinco de Mayo party as the Eagles cruised to a 13-2 victory over the shorthanded Panhandle Reds.
The Eagles controlled the game from the first pitch as the game was started late due to field maintenance.
After a few wins in a row, Coach Jones was upbeat about his team. “This was a total team effort. We are hard to beat when we play focused and loose like this…this was a good win.”
Ronald Bridges celebrated Cinco de Mayo by providing food, concession, and music. Both teams participated in the post-game festivities and seemed to leave the competition on the field.