Practise, Practise, Practise!
Currently the schedule for Westmorland Park, home of the Blazers, is thus:
Tuesday - 6.15-7.30 Youth Practise - Bronco & Rookie (Pony welcome to attend)
Wednesday - 6.15-8.30 - Club Practise - Blazers, Tornadoes & Scorchers
May so far.....
A real mixed bag of results for our 3 main teams, Blazers are 4-6 in the NBL, Tornadoes 0-4 in Pony South, and Scorchers are 1-1 in WMDMSL II.
Blazers Head Coach Colin Whitton seems happy with performances if not the results having had the visiting
Tornadoes & Scorchers lose Home Openers, Blazers to stop the rot?
Bracknell Tornadoes (Pony) lost their opening home games against Horsham Hornets on Saturday but not through lack of trying.
Pitching and hitting were always going to be the main issue after stepping up from Bronco (14U) to Pony (17U) this year, but
May Day! May Day!
This coming Saturday May 4 2013, Bracknell Tornadoes, our refreshed Pony team, commence battle in the BBF South Pony League hosting Horsham Hornets at Westmorland Park (RG42 3QP). First pitch in this double header will be at 11.00 am. If you can get
Scorchers Fixtures! Blazers and Tornadoes Home season openers!
The new Softball team - Scorchers - get to open their league account against Rattlesnakes Thursday May 9 at 7 pm. They are pretty much playing each Thursday home and away through to August. Make a point of coming down and checking them out as and whe
Scorchers softball debut! Tornadoes prepping! Blazers downed!
Saturday April 21st saw the brand spanking new Bracknell Scorchers play their first ever - albeit friendly - slowpitch softball game at home against the also newly found Marlow Mavericks. Things didn't quite go Scorchers way, but with 3 players havin
2013 GB Cadet squad announced!
Huge congratulations to Dan Whitton and Luke Hand for being selected to represent Great Britain at 16U in 2013. It is the culmination of a lot of hard work all round, from coaches and familes but of course most importantly the players themselves. Bra
Anti-Climactic Tornadoes, Scorchers ready to fire!
Unfortunately the weather (shock) got the better of the Tornadoes only pre-season opportunity for game play last weekend, when Herts Baseball Club were unable to prevent rain forcing cancellations (we were due to play Herts and Leicestar). Coach Cost
New Season - Blazers Win! Practise schedule.
Blazers started the 2013 season in the NBL this week.....Played 2, Won 2! Great start Now a weeek off. So soon!
Pony are at Herts this weekend (numbers and weather permitting) for pre-season friendlies with Herts and Leicester.
2 Youth players make GB squad, and news on 2013 Field Work.
First, Congratulations to Dan Whitton and Luke Hand for making the provisional GB 16U squad. Good luck with the final assessment boys!Now, time to get your field heads on!Field work will be carried out - and don't forget, this is YOUR field - March 1
New FB page, field work day, and first practise completed!
Welcome to our new Facebook page:
Please like this if you haven't already. It will eventually replace all the other Bracknell Baseball pages and groups so that you have just the one destination for all your
2013! It's here!
Welcome to 2013. If you are, have been, or wish to be a part of Bracknell Baseball (& Softball) club then watch this space for news of our activities this coming year.Some new and exciting announcements in the pipeline, but more importantly,
Bracknell youth players attend Academy/try out for GB Squad
A number of Bracknell boys have signed up to and attended the National and Regional training sessions with the BSUK/GB Academy. The Academy is designed to help young players turn the off-season into an opportunity to become better, stronge
Bracknell Boys try out for the GB Squad
Three Broncos, Luke, Macaulie and Nathaniel all attended the recent GB trials at Milton Keynes at the end of November. This was an intensive session to test the boys fitness levels (oh dear.…) and their skills in Defence, Batting, Catchi
Bracknell Bronco/Pony's attend GB Academy
A number of the boys have signed up to and attended the National and Regional training sessions with the GB Academy. The Academy is designed to help young players turn the off-season into an opportunity to become better, stronger and fitter ath
The Club committee had a very productive meeting this last week, and here is a brief summation of some of the more relevant points for you all:
A successful season for those teams playing in the BBF Leagues/Competitions in that we finished our
2013! It will be here sooner than you think!
The hard work starts here for 2013. If you want to sit on your laurels then we may be leaving you behind.
We have big plans for 2013, which will be fundamental in our approach for creating a bigger club, a more exciting environment, better facilitie
End of Season bash! - The Epilogue!
And so, the end of season has finally been, and now gone.On Saturday September 29th, Westmorland Park played host to some all against all softball, plenty of food and drink, awards given out, presentations from each 'team' (Luke, Lee and Fraser
Annual End-of-season bash! 29 Sept 2012
Saturday 29 September! End of season celebration. The usual mix of all-in softball, BBQ, Awards, and of course some slightly embarrassing pictures and videos.Oh and dodgy speeches from your coaches and committee.There, did I sell it ok?1 week to go.Y
2013! It will be here sooner than you think!
Bracknell Baseball Club will be working hard over the post-season and into 2013 to augment the good work performed in 2012.
We will be looking for new and experienced players at all levels for Baseball (adult and youth) and for softball.
Annual End-of-season bash! 29 Sept 2012
Saturday 29 September! End of season celebration. The usual mix of all-in softball, BBQ, Awards, and of course some slightly embarrassing pictures and videos.Oh and dodgy speeches from your coaches and committee.There, did I sell it ok?Time and detai
Bracknell Baseball Club is 20 years old in 2012!
On Saturday June 30th, at the home ground of Westmorland Park, Warfield (RG42 3QP) the Baseball Club will be celebrating with a day of activity, fun, food and exhibition baseball and softball.
Youth Schedule - UPDATE!!
UPDATE!! Here is the 2012 Bronco Schedule! - as prepared by BBF.Sat 02/06 local playSat 09/06 local play/Warfield FeteSat 16/06 H vs Herts (DH)Sat 23/06 A @ Mets (DH)Sat 30/06 20th birthday celebrations weekend HOME GAMESSat 07/07 H vs London Sports
Warfield Fete, Saturday 9th June, 2012
On 9th June, the Club once again went to the Warfield Fete to showcase baseball and offer local people the chance to pitch or hit under the 'most excellent' tutelage of President/Coach Mark S and Bronco Head Coach Andy R. Th
OPENING DAY 2012 Sat 26th May
Welcome one and all to the 2012 Season Opening Day at Westmorland Park.
You may have had a flyer put through your door or given to you at school; or seen it in your school newsletter; the goods news - you're in the right place!Registered players and
Bracknell Baseball Club are currently looking for a few 'new' volunteers to take on a few projects in this our 20th Anniversary year. If you can offer a few hours of effort then get in touch with Club President Mark Salter asap.
Windsor & Bracknell Bears vs. Richmond Knights - 15/04/12
Bracknell and Richmond split 2 very good games played in a great spirit.
A very Youthful Bracknell average age 17 split the first two games of the season with Richmond in typical April weather (wind, hail, rain and some sun).
Bracknell were beaten
Bracknell Blazers at Herts Falcons
Sunday April 1 2012
Herts 4-2 Bracknell
Herts 8-7 Bracknell
Report to follow.....
Evening Training this Thursday (29/03/12)
We will be starting Thursday Night Practice this week at Westmorland Park. March 29th. From 6:15pm. Please try and make ever effort to make it, season for the NBL will be 3 days away, 2 and a half weeks for AAA (Horsham folks and other such like ex
Spring training and TRYOUTS!
SPRING TRAINING SUNDAY February 19th at 1PM to 4PM @ Westmorland Park SUNDAY February 26th at 1PM to 4PM @ Westmorland Park Both the above practices will incorporate some work to the diamond please bring any yard tools you have access too (e.g, s
Bracknell Baseball Club 20th Anniversary celebrations - Saturday June 30th 2012
Details to follow...
Bracknell Baseball Club presents - Softball!
New for this year!
Bracknell are putting together a mixed slow-pitch softball team to enter the local Windsor & Maidenhead league and are looking for players.
Co-ed slow-pitch softball is a recreational, social and enjoyable game that's easy to
Last winter training session
Sunday January 22nd will be our last winter training session at Woodenhill school. As usual it will cost £2 and payable to Coach Neads before the session.
All are welcome, players old and new.
Details of Spring training and Tryouts will
Winter training continues...
Bracknell Baseball club continue their Winter Training program this Sunday 15th 10:30am to 12 at Woodenhill school Staplehurst RG12 8DB.
The cost of the session is £2 and payable to coach Neads upon arrival.
All are welcome Adult and Pony p
This sunday schedule update
10-11.00 Shed tidy
11-13.00 Committee Meetimg
13-14.00 Open meeting for members
This Sunday October 30th
Sunday October 30th at 11am we are going to tidy up the storage shed, if you can make it you help will be greatly appreciated.
At 1PM to 2PM there is an oppotunity for alll to come have your say about the 2011 season and what you'd like to see f
2011 Award winners
Bracknell Baseball Baseball Club are pround to announce the winners of the Rance, Simmons and Vernon awards for the 2011 season. Thankyou to all who attended the End of season event and please have a think about what you can do to help out next seaso
Website updates coming soon
Due to technical difficulties we have been unable to update our news page.
We are working on this and will be back to normal service ASAP.
Thanks for your patience.
Sunday practise at Ockwells park
This Sunday there will be a practice at 11AM to 1:30PM at Ockwells Park, everyone not involved with GB or NBL is welcome, I encourage you to attend the more you practice the more you will improve if you only attend games on a Sunday you body cannot m
Windsor & Bracknell Bears vs. Essex Redbacks - Game Report
Windsor & Bracknell Bears vs. Essex Redbacks 19/06/11 - Game Report
The Bracknell/Windsor Bears policy of growing talent from within and playing them at senior levels regardless of age, and so producing ‘Youth’ GB players by
REMINDER: PRACTICE SESSIONS!
Just a reminder to all - there are two training sessions in the week:
WEDNESDAY PRACTICE OCKWELLS PARK ( Directions here.) From 6PM - all players welcome.
THURSDAY PRACTICE WESTMORLAND PARK ( Directions here.) 6:30PM - all players welcome.
Fund Raiser - Quiz Night for Connor!
Most of you will be aware that my Connor has been selected to the Great Britain Junior (under 18s) Baseball Squad which will play in a very prestigious tournament in Florida in July.
We have arranged a quiz to hel
Warfield Fete - Saturday 11th June
The fete is at the Warfield Memorial Ground from 12pm to 4pm, Saturday 11th June.
We are running a stall for Club fundraising. We plan to have 2 demos going on, throwing and hitting.
The Broncos will be training in the morning and are then we
Bronco Schedule announced
Sat 21st May away game at Essex Arrows, Brentwood, go/no-go tbc, timings tbc
w/e 28th May LYBL tournament in High Wycombe, go/no-go tbc, timings tbc
Sat 11th June Warfield fete, Warfield school, Bracknell; looking for volunteers to help run a Club
All AAA players fees are due now. Please bring them to Practise or to the game on Sunday. AAA, if paid before 1/6/11 can still take advantage of a reduced rate of £115, £125 thereafter and NL paid before 1/6/11 £140, £150.
If you wish to set up
Bracknell Baseball Clubs Teeball Programme will start on Friday 6th May 6.15-7.15pm. The cost for 10 week programme is £40. All equipment will be provided, You just need to bring own refreshments.
Westmorland Park, Westmorland Drive
Club registration fees due!
Just a quick reminder that all subscriptions are now due.Those of you who are currently playing AAA need to give your payment to Mark Salter , Jeremy Neads or Danny Gray.
If you are playing NBL then your contacts are Rob Rance&n
Windsor and Bracknell Bears @ London Metros Sunday 1st May
This Sunday 1st May Windsor and Bracknell Bears (Formerly Bracknell Inferno) play a double header at London Metros Finsbury Park .
First game at 13:00pm Please arrive dressed and ready to go by 11:30am.
Please can you c
Broncos NOT training Sat 23rd
Just a reminder that there will not be any training this weekend for the Broncos.
EASTER SUNDAY PRACTICE - A message from Coach Neads
EASTER SUNDAY PRACTICE -APRIL 24TH: 11am to 1:30PM At Ockwells Park, go to the Bears website for, map, directions and postcode for your GPS.If you need a ride let me know and I'll pick you up from Westmorland Park at