Wednesday’s Lineup

Morning Academy Members and Friends,

The baseball workout for ages seven to nine begins at 3:30 p.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. The workout for ages ten to twelve follows at 4:30 p.m., ending at 5:30 p.m.

Today’s softball workout for ages 12 and under commences at 3:30 p.m. and concludes at 5:30 p.m.

Happy birthday to local professional baseball player Chase d’Arnaud. d’Arnaud attended Los Alamitos High School and then went on to college at Pepperdine University. He was drafted in 2008 by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Hard work and dedication can get you anywhere. Keep it up!

-Staff

Today at the Academy

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Good morning!

Today’s baseball workout for ages 13 and older takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The softball workout for ages 13 and older begins at 3:30 p.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m.

We will see you on the field!

-Staff

Community Day Raffle Winners

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Below are the winning raffle ticket numbers and the corresponding prizes. Please call the Academy front office staff at (310) 763-3479 to claim your prize.

Academy Fan Bag – Ticket number 644576

Bat and Glove Combo – Ticket number 644544

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Fan Bag – Ticket number 644583

Please claim your prize by next Saturday, January 24th.

-Staff

 

 

Community Day

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Today is Community Day! Please join us at the Academy for a full day of fun! The event is free and will include face painting, jumpers, and so much more! Festivities begin at 11 a.m.

Please call the Academy front office staff if you have any questions.

We hope to see you and all of your family and friends!

-Staff

Thursday’s Agenda

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Happy birthday to U.S. Olympic softball player Michele Granger! The left-handed pitcher threw 25 no-hitters while playing at UC Berkeley. In the 1996 Olympics, Granger pitched 16 innings, had two wins, gave up two earned runs, and collected 25 strikeouts all while three months pregnant! Hats off to you Michele.

Baseball’s ages 13 and older workout begins at 3:30 p.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. Pitcher instruction for all ages begins at 4:30 p.m.

Softball’s ages 13 and older beginner pitcher instruction takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The workout for ages 13 and older commences at 3:30 p.m. and concludes at 5:30 p.m.

Catcher instruction for all ages, for both baseball and softball, begins at 3:30 p.m.

-Staff

3rd Annual Community Day

Good morning Academy Members and Friends,

The 3rd Annual Community Day is this Saturday, January 17, 2015. Community Day is the annual celebration of the community and is full of fun activities.

Community Day will be held at the Urban Youth Academy and everyone is welcome. There will be face painting, Zumba and fitness classes taught by 24 Hour Fitness instructors, and much more! The festivities begin at 11 a.m. For more information, follow the link below.

3rd Annual Community Day Flyer

Please call the Academy front office staff if you have any questions.

-Staff

Academy’s Lineup

Morning Academy Members and Friends,

Baseball’s workout for ages seven to nine takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. followed by the workout for ages ten to twelve at 4:30 p.m.

Today’s softball workout for ages 12 and under begins at 3:30 p.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m.

Happy birthday to former Los Angeles Dodger Derrel Thomas! Thomas was raised in Los Angeles, attended Dorsey High School, and played for the Dodgers from 1979 to 1983. Happy birthday to you Mr. Thomas.

Have a wonderful day!

-Staff

iUrban Teen STEM Summit

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

iUrban Teen is a nationally recognized program focused on bringing STEM+Arts (science, technology, engineering, math, and arts)  education to youth of color ages 13 to 18. Through interactive summits, STEM industry tours, and on-going specialized trainings, iUrban youth receive hands-on exposure to a variety of STEM+Arts careers.

iUrban Teen is hosting a STEM summit Saturday, January 31st at California State University, Dominguez Hills. The event is free, with snacks and lunch provided. Please see the link below for more information.

iUrban Teen STEM Summit

-Staff

 

12U Academy Stars – Club Softball Team Tryouts

Greetings Academy Members and Friends,

The Academy is continuing its 12U Academy Stars club softball team this spring. The team will be led by Academy softball instructors, each a former softball player with Women’s College World Series experience.

The Academy is searching for top athletes with high skill levels. Players that are 12 years old are preferred, but advanced 11 year olds are more than welcome. Tryouts will be held Saturday, January 31st at 2 p.m. on the Academy softball field. If necessary, a scrimmage will be held Sunday, February 1st at 9 a.m. Parents will be informed after Saturday’s tryouts if there will be a scrimmage the next day.

If your child or someone you know might be interested in trying out for the Academy Stars, please contact Marisa Trevino, Coordinator of Softball Instruction, at (714) 883-1109 or at Marisa.Trevino@mlb.com.

Thanks!

-Staff

Today at the Academy

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

The Academy is back in business!

Today’s baseball workout for ages 13 and older takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The softball workout for ages 13 and older begins at 3:30 p.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m.

Always remember a pair of tennis shoes!

On this date in 1972, Bernice Gera won a discrimination suit against the National Association of Baseball Leagues, paving the way for her to become the first female umpire in professional baseball. Stand up for what you believe in.

-Staff

 

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