Weather & Field Status Update

Currently All Fields are CLOSED

All fields are now CLOSED as we begin our transition to the fall sport season.  Please refrain from the use of all fields as this is also a key period of non-use to allow field the time to recover from the busy spring and summer seasons. Fields will re-open at the beginning of the football/fall baseball/fall fastpitch seasons. If you see anyone using the fields, please encourage them to move off the fields and follow these guidelines. 

As always, cages are open, but do not use them in the event of rain, lightning or dangerous, frigid or sloppy conditions. Thunder & Lightning Safety Plan

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Thunder & Lightning Safety Plan

Thunder & Lightning Safety Plan for NYO's Fields at Chastain Park.

 

HEAR ALARM
HEAR THUNDER
SEE LIGHTNING

* All play or practice is suspended
* All players, coaches, umpires, officials and spectators should leave the field and seek shelter immediately!

Move to a sturdy enclosed structure or a fully enclosed vehicle with the windows rolled up. No place is absolutely safe from a lightning threat, however some places are safer than others. Stay away from:

* Fields, common areas and any area of higher elevation.
* Tall isolated objects, such as flag poles, light poles or trees.
* All metal fences, bleachers and batting cages.
* Unprotected open sided buildings like dugouts, picnic pavilions, rain shelters, tents, or any covered rest area.
* All water and water fountains.

Safety is the number one consideration - common sense and good judgment should be used at all times.

Parents dropping off unattended children should have a safety plan in place for their child.
Do not return until the all clear is sounded – 3 quick 5 second horn blasts.

NOTE – For offsite NYO games or practices, umpires and coaches should follow the same safety guidelines if they hear thunder or see lightning. Play or practice shall not be resumed until there has been a minimum all clear period of 20 minutes – again common sense and good judgment should be used at all times.

Thank you!

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 07:14

Football Equipment Day is this Saturday

NYO Football / Equipment Day - Saturday August 2, 2014 -- 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM -

This Saturday NYO sponsors the sale of football equipment at Chastain Park as a service to NYO families. This is a good opportunity to purchase quality equipment and have staff on hand to assure that the equipment is properly fitted.  Regardless of where it is purchased, it is particularly important for player safety to obtain well fitted, high quality helmets and shoulder pads.  If you are not sure if your son's equipment fits properly, bring it to Equipment Day and have it evaluated.  The following link to NYO’s website lists the equipment that your son needs:  http://www.nyosports.com/equipment-

Also, please donate equipment that you no longer need.  Donated equipment will be given to an inner city youth program that can put the equipment to good use.

 

The Warrior 12U boys of summer finally hit their baseball stride at the season-ending Summer Bash Tournament in Sugar Hill. The tournament was deluged with scheduling issues due to the weather in Gwinnett. It was hard to imagine there was extreme weather and flooding when less than 35 miles away back at NYO, it was sunny and clear. But supposedly human error added to the rain total at the tournament venue with someone forgetting to shut off the overnight sprinkling system so the fields got a triple dose of water and were deemed unplayable. After some scrambling, the games were moved to a nearby park for pool play.

Thursday, 17 July 2014 00:00

Football Registration - it's not too late

Registration for NYO Football remains open. If your child or a friend is interested in participating, please have them register through www.NYOsports.com for the 2014 season.

 

Beginning with a flag football program for 5 & 6 year old players, NYO offers football programs for players up to 12 years of age.

 

NYO has adopted the “Heads Up” player safety program sponsored by USA Football and the NFL.

 

Youth football is a great experience!

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 00:00

2014 NYO Fall Baseball - Registration Info

The fun continues with 2014 Fall Baseball already in the works.  We're attaching our opening informational memo for the fall 2014 season. Sign ups start this Saturday May 24 and run through July 15 for both returning and new players. Sign up in that window and you're in - after July 15, we'll wait list and let kids in as space allows. Practices will start in late August with games running from the weekend after Labor Day through the first weekend of November.  All the info you should need for the fall is in the memo which you can access by clicking on the title of this article and then clicking on the attachment). Hope you can join us. Thanks, NYO Baseball

The 12U NYO All-Stars captured the USSSA All-Star State Championship late Sunday afternoon with an 11-0 win over the Murphey Candler Cobras, capping a remarkable weekend during which NYO won all six of its games by a cumulative score of 70-10.

In the final, Susie Pieper pitched a no-hitter, backed by airtight defense from Anna Galvin and Elle Shores. NYO jumped to a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning on nifty baserunning by Alex Bradham and KJ Pressly, and a run-scoring single from Hollis Gottlieb. The All-Stars added three more in the second and four in the third, with key hits from Hadley Griggs and Katie Atwater. That was more than enough offensive support for Pieper, who retired the first eight hitters in the game, and finished with six strikeouts and one walk.

Click on the article title above for more details.

The 10U Chaos won their second tournament title of the travel season Saturday June 21st at the GSA Summer Slam in Cartersville competing against travel teams from across North Georgia.  The team won all four tournament games by a wide margin due to timely hitting and dominant pitching by Sydney Silverstein who allowed merely one hit across four tournament games, including a no-hit, near perfect game (one walk) in the final.  Congrats to the Chaos for another excellent performance!

Wednesday, 02 July 2014 14:49

8U Sharks Rally at the Railroad Rumble!

Two straight wins in pool play was only the beginning to an exciting and drama-filled weekend in Kennesaw!

"Be a Shark!" was the chant coach Bill Preston told his team as they began an exciting weekend of baseball at the Railroad Rumble.  Excellent games in pool play on Friday and Saturday led the Sharks to a 4th seed (out of 16 teams) in the Gold Division on Sunday.

Moms Give Their Boys All They Can Handle

 

Monday, 30 June 2014 20:54

NYO 10U Thunder Wear the Rings

NYO 10U Thunder Wear the Rings in their final tournament of the summer -- just as the thunder rolled in.

ATLANTA, GA.  30 JUNE 2014. The NYO 11U Rangers continued their recent hot streak by beating the Buckhead Bucks, 9-4, on Sunday afternoon to capture the 2014 Sandy Springs Youth Sports Tournament this weekend.

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