2015 Golf Tournament Sponsors
5/27/15: Modified Wins
Both Modified teams have quietly been putting up terrific seasons.  Last night, the 7th grade team beat Gloversville 23-8, while the 8th grade team beat Gloversville 7-3.  These wins are on the heels of a big 8th grade extra inning win over Scotia last week, the first win over Scotia at that level in the past 5 years!  Check the Schedule page to view all of the results!
5/11/15: Game Report
All game reports are up and active.  Please visit the Schedule page to read about the JV and varsity games; last week was a busy week!  
5/3/15: Game Report
On Friday, the varsity team won its 5th straight games, while the jv lost to a tough Gloversville squad.  Please visit the Schedule page for box scores and write-ups.
4/29/15: Game Reports
Yesterday afternoon, three of the 4 Patriot teams were in action.  The varsity team qualified for sectionals with a win over Gloversville, while the JV team dropped a game to Gloversville, and the 7th grade team dropped a game to Mayfield.  Visit the Schedule page to see the game reports and box scores.
4/28/15: Cooperstown
The varsity team earned a convincing win in the 12th annual Cooperstown Classic at historic Doubleday Field on Tuesday.  Visit the schedule page to read about the game.  Also, the 8th grade team picked up its first victory of the season with a 9-4 win over Schuylerville.
4/20/15: 5th Annual Theo Higgins Memorial Golf Tournament
The BP Baseball team is hosting its 5th annual golf tournament this May to raise funds for the program, and to honor the memory of Theo Higgins.  The tournament will once again be held at Fox Run Country Club in Johnstown, and costs 50 dollars per player.  The cost will inlcude a meal.  We will play a 4 player scramble format.  Please click HERE to register you or your team for the tournament!  See you on the course.
4/19/15: Game Reports
The JV and Varsity teams had solid weeks with the teams combining to win their last 5 games.  The JV team sits a 4-0, while the varsity team is 2-2.  Please visit the Schedule page and click on the scores to read write-ups and view box scores.
4/14/15: Myrtle Beach Photos
Several very generous parents took wonderful photos during the Myrtle Beach trip.  I've collected some of my favorites and created a page to display them.  Please click HERE to view a sampling of those photos.  Thanks to Mr. Mike Dygon, Mr. Don Martin, Mrs. Sue Martin, and Mr. John Gorzycki for taking the wonderful photos!
4/14/15: Games Underway
The JV and Varsity teams have both begun their 2015 season games.  Please visit the Schedule page, and click on any score to view the game write-up and the box score.
3/17/15: Amsterdam Recorder Article
Adam Shinder of the Amsterdam Recorder spent Monday afternoon with the BP varsity and JV teams.  His article previewing the team and our trip to Myrtle Beach can be found on the Media page.  The Leader Herald is supposed to have its article ready sometime this week.  I will post it on the Media page as well as soon as it is published.
3/13/15: Corey Caswell Traded to the Ottawa Champions
Former BP catcher, Corey Caswell, who played professional Independent League baseball in the Pecos league with the Alpine Cowboys last season, was recently traded to the Ottawa Champions of the CanAm Professional Baseball League.  The CanAm league regularly sends players into professional affiliated baseball, making this a big step for Corey.  Congratulations to Corey and his family.  Read the article about Corey HERE.  Corey joins former Colorado Rockies prospect and one time Tri-City Valley Cat, Bryce Massanari to form the Champions' catching duo.
3/13/15: Opening Day
The Leader Herald's Jim Ellis did a nice story about the opening day of baseball tryouts.  You can no longer read the Leader Herald for free online, but the app is free and the articles can be accessed there.  The rosters for the 2015 JV and varsity baseball teams are now up to date on the roster pages.  Congratulations to the boys who will represent BP baseball in 2015!
3/12/15: Sponsor Offer
We just received a sponsorship from Tracee's Hair Stylists.  Tracee Douglas is the mother of former BP all star baseball player, Rob Douglas.  Tracee wanted me to let everyone know that if you mention the sponsorship for the golf tournament when you go to get your hair cut, she will give a discounted price!
3/11/15: Tyler Schmidt Honored
Congratulations to BP Baseball 2nd Baseman, Tyler Schmidt, who was honored yesterday with the Capital Region Chapter of the National Scholar Athlete Football Award.  Tyler attended a banquet to receive his award.  Tyler is a great example of hard work, dedication, and success on and off the field, and this award comes as no surprise.  Tyler is eagerly anticipating his acceptance letters from both Clarkson and SUNY Binghamton where he will begin the next chapter of his life after high school.
3/4/15: Tryout Schedule
Tryouts officially begin on Monday for all high school age players.  Tryouts begin on 3/16 for all middle school age players.  Please visit the BP Google Calendar for a complete tryout schedule by clicking HERE.  We will be running an open gym workout on Thursday at 6:00, and again on Sunday at 11:30 for any players looking to get a tune up in before tryouts begin.  See you there!
2/11/15: BP Alumni Report
The BP baseball program has its highest number of players playing in college or the pros since Coach Simonds and Coach Chizek took over the program in 2009.  9 boys have moved on to either coach or play at the college level, while 2 players have reached the professional level.  Please click HERE to read about those former Patriots!
11/7/14: Google Calendar
The baseball schedule for the 2015 season will be on the schedule page, but will also be updated daily on a Google Calendar.  The link for the 2015 calendar can be found HERE.  If you click on the Google logo on the lower right corner of the page, you can subscribe to the calendar.  This will load the schedule directly to your phone's calendar.  Once loaded, all changes I make will sync with your phone automatically.  The calendar is not complete yet, but most of the games for JV and varsity are on it now.
11/3/14: Theo Higgins Memorial Golf Tournament
The 5th annual Theo Higgins Memorial Golf Tournament has been set this year for May 16th, at noon, at Fox Run Golf Club in Johnstown, NY.  Players are welcome to begin seeking out sponsorships for holes on the course.  For players traveling to Myrtle Beach this season, 100% of the funds from the sponsor will go toward that player's trip.  For players not traveling this season, 20% of the funds will be earmarked for that player.  Click HERE to download the official Sponsor Request Letter.







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