Wednesday’s Agenda

Good morning Academy Members and Friends,

Did you know that Hall of Fame pitchers Ferguson Jenkins and Bob Gibson also played basketball with the Harlem Globetrotters?

Today’s baseball workout for ages seven to nine takes place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. The workout for ages ten to twelve follows, beginning at 5 p.m. and ending at 6 p.m. Baseball pitcher instruction for ages 13 to 18 begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m.

The ages seven to nine softball workout begins at 4 p.m. and ends at 5 p.m. The ages ten to twelve softball workout immediately follows, beginning at 5 p.m. and ending at 6 p.m.

Baseball and softball catcher instruction for ages 13 to 18 will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Academy Barons take on the Long Beach Legends tonight at 6 p.m. Please come out and support the Academy boys!

Have a wonderful day!

-Staff

 

Academy Member and 2015 Draft Prospect Dillon Tate

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Dillon Tate, an Academy member and former Academy Barons player, is one of the top prospects for the 2015 Major League Baseball draft. Tate is a right-handed pitcher who currently plays UC Santa Barbara. In the video below, Tate discusses the Academy and how it has impacted his game. Please follow the link below to view the full interview.

Dillon Tate Interview

The Academy wishes Dillon Tate the best of luck in the 2015 player draft and in all of his future endeavors.

-Staff

 

 

Tuesday’s Lineup

Greetings Academy Members and Friends,

On this day in 1987, the Seattle Mariners selected Ken Griffey Jr. as the first overall pick of the Major League Baseball free-agent draft.

Today’s baseball workout for ages 13 to 18 takes place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Softball hitting instruction for ages 13 and older begins at 4 p.m. and ends at 5 p.m.

Continue to work hard!

-Staff

Sunday, May 31st – Today At The Academy

Please see below for today’s lineup at the academy:

BASEBALL:

At 10 a.m. on the Auxiliary Field, there will be Dodgers RBI evaluations for ages 13-15 (Junior Division) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

At 10 a.m. on the Showcase Field, there will be an age 17 and under tryout for our Academy J.O. team which will replace our invitation only workout listed on our calendar.

Catcher instruction is from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Pitcher instruction is from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

SOFTBALL:

Catcher instruction from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. will be together with the baseball catcher workout.

Pitcher instruction for ages twelve and under are from 10:30 a.m.

Pitcher instruction for ages thirteen and older are from 12 p.m.

DODGERS RBI UPDATE:

We are still accepting applications for Dodgers RBI but you will be put on a waiting list.

JUNE 2nd IS THE LAST DAY TO COMPLETE AND TURN IN A DODGER RBI APPLICATION TO OUR OFFICE.

 

Thank you,

– Staff

June 2015 Baseball and Softball Schedules

Good afternoon Academy Members and Friends,

Summer is here and the Academy activities are in full swing! The June 2015 baseball and softball schedules are below. Please note the following changes:

  • On June 14th and 28th, catcher instruction for softball players will be on the UYA softball field.
  • Softball ages 13 and older hitting instruction takes place on Tuesdays, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday’s 12 and under catcher instruction for softball players will be held on the UYA softball field.
  • The softball ages ten to twelve workout on Fridays will begin at 5 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m.

June 2015 Baseball Schedule

June 2015 Softball Schedule

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

-Staff

 

Saturday’s Agenda

Good morning Academy Members and Friends,

The baseball workout for ages seven and eight begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 10:30 a.m. Ages nine to twelve workout from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Baseball fundamentals for ages 13 to 18 takes place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Today’s softball workout for ages 12 and under commences at 11:30 a.m. and concludes at 1 p.m. Ladies ages 13 and older will work out from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Have a great day!

-Staff

CIF Championship Baseball and Softball Games – Today At The Academy

Come to the Academy to watch some championship baseball and softball today!!!

BASEBALL

CIF Baseball Division III L.A. City Section High School Championship Game at 6 p.m.

  • L.A.C.E.S. (Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies) Unicorns vs. P.O.L.A. (Port Of Los Angeles) Polar Bears

SOFTBALL

CIF Softball Division III L.A. City Section High School Championship Game at 4 p.m.

  • South East Jaguars vs. Van Nuys Wolves

There will be an admission charge for those interested in watching the CIF Playoff games today.

  • ADULTS – $7
  • CHILDREN – $5
  • AGES 5 and Under – FREE
  • Academy Members and Family – FREE with Academy T-Shirt

 

Thank you!!!

– Staff

 

 

Friday. May 29 – Today At The Academy

 

Good Morning Academy Members, Family, and Friends,

Below is a list of today’s lineup which include CIF baseball and softball playoff championship games.

BASEBALL:

Ages seven to nine workouts – 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Ages ten to twelve workout – 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

CIF Baseball Division III L.A. City Section High School Championship Game at 6 p.m.

  • L.A.C.E.S. (Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies) Unicorns vs. P.O.L.A. (Port Of Los Angeles) Polar Bears

 

SOFTBALL:

Ages seven to nine workout – 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Ages ten to twelve workout – 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Beginner pitcher instruction ages twelve and under –  3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

CIF Softball Division III L.A. City Section High School Championship Game at 4 p.m.

  • South East Jaguars vs. Van Nuys Wolves

 

Thank you very much!!!

– Staff

Thursday’s Lineup

Greetings Academy Members and Friends,

On this day in 1994, Minnesota Twin Dave Winfield passes former Twin Rod Carew on the all-time hit list, with career hit number 3,054.

The ages 13 to 18 baseball workout takes place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Pitcher instruction for ages 12 and under begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m.

Today’s softball workout for ages 13 and older will start at 4 p.m. and end at 6 p.m.

Baseball and softball catcher instruction for ages 12 and under will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Have a great day!

-Staff

CIF Baseball and Softball Games

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

The Urban Youth Academy has the pleasure of hosting various CIF baseball and softball games over the next few days.

The CIF baseball and softball division III championship games will be played Friday, May 29th. The softball game will be played at 4 p.m. and the baseball game will be played under the lights at 6 p.m.

Division I and II high school softball players have been selected to participate in the CIF all-star games. The games are scheduled for Monday, June 1st at 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.

All Academy members and their families are invited to attend the games. You will not be charged admission so long as members wear their Academy t-shirts.

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

-Staff

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