Boosters prepare for baseball and softball, add offeringsThe Hudson Booster Club is preparing for the spring-summer baseball and softball season. The Boosters offer girls and boys in the Hudson School District the opportunity to play in the recreational, competitive or challenger programs.
The Hudson Booster Club is preparing for the spring-summer baseball and softball season. The Boosters offer girls and boys in the Hudson School District the opportunity to play in the recreational, competitive or challenger programs.
Register online at www.hudsonboosters.net or attend registration night from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, in the cafeteria of the Hudson High School — bring your child’s birth certificate to registration.
The recreational program is geared to player fun and development. It focuses on teaching the game, skill development, teamwork and sportsmanship. The program emphasizes equal playing time for all participants. Girls ages 5-18 and boys ages 5-14 are eligible for this program. T-ball is open to both 5- and 6-year-old girls and boys.
The competitive program provides an opportunity for boys and girls to continue to develop skills and play against players of similar ability from other communities. The program strives to develop player skills, teamwork and sportsmanship. The competitive program requires a strong commitment to both practices and games. Girls ages 9-18 and boys ages 10-19 are eligible.
Boys tryouts are March 10 and 13 for 10- and 11-year-olds and March 12 and 14 for 12-14-year-olds.
Girls tryouts are March 21 for 10U and 12U and April 4 for 14U, 16U and 18U.
Note that the boys competitive offering must register online on the first day of tryouts. Check the Web site for further information regarding time and location of tryouts. Also, on the Web is information about pre-tryout workouts.
A change for the 2009 season is the addition of teams to the boy’s competitive program. There will be two teams (AAA and AA) at each age level from 10-14.
The Hudson Booster Challenger Program provides an opportunity for players with special needs to participate in a summer baseball program. Reduced-injury factor equipment is used, and field facilities and the equipment are set up so that all players can participate in the program.