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2020 Select Team Tryouts (aka Travel Baseball)


Tryouts for the 2020 NHYB Select Teams (aka travel baseball) will be held in September and October 2019. If you are interested in having your son/daughter try out, please register here or use the registration tab on the League's website. Tryouts are open for players age 7-12 for the 8U through 12U teams.


Tryout Dates & Team Information

12U:       The 12U tryout has been completed.

11U:       The 11U tryout has been completed.

10U:       The 12U tryout has been completed.

9U:         The 9U tryout has been completed.

8U:         Sunday October 20, 2019 3:00 p.m. on J3



Attention All Parents / Guardians Who Would Like to Manage or Coach a Baseball or Softball Team (and never have before)!


In order to manage or coach a NHYBS team, one of the requirements is that all managers and coaches participate in and pass a Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y . course.   There will be an offering of the course locally at the Clinton Township Middle School on Tuesday, October 16th.  Details:


The Clinton Township Parks & Recreation Department will offer the Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y. Clinic for Volunteer Coaches and Managers. The course will be instructed by a Rutgers certified clinician and is based on the Minimum Standards for Volunteer Coaches, Safety and Orientation and Training Skills Programs (N.J.A.C. 5:52).  The curriculum includes legal and psychological aspects of coaching, general concepts of training and conditioning athletes and medical/first aid instruction.

Attendees will receive Way To Coach - The Coaches’ Reference Manual. Upon completion each attendee will receive the S.A.F.E.T.Y Certification Card and permanent registration with NJRPA.  Coaches from all youth organizations are welcome.


Date:     Tuesday, October 16, 2019                                                      

Time:    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Place:   Clinton Township Middle School

Fee:      $45


Seating is limited.  You must register before the clinic.


Registration can be done in Community Pass.  Here is a link to Community Pass 

It will be found under the 2019/2020 Fall Winter Programs.




Fall Baseball teams have been selected. If you registered for Fall Baseball you will hear from your team's manager by September 1 and practices will start the week of September 2. 

Games for all Divisons will start on Saturday September 7. The complete game and practice schedule for all 3 Divisons - AA, Minors and Majors - will be posted in the Team Information section (above this section and to the right in blue) on or before September 2.




Congrats to Robin Buch for winning the 12U Cooperstown Team's Yeti Cooler Raffle - winning entry W661.



The 2019 NHYBS Raffle was drawn on Sunday June 9 at 3:00 PM on Jericho Field 2 during the Annual Picnic. 


Raffle Winners


1.  $3,000 gift card winner is Ms. Samantha Marr - ticket number 2237

2.  $2,000 gift card winner is Ms. Janet Lopez - ticket number 7811

3.  $1,000 Shop Rite gift card winner is Ms. Kathy Facciolla - ticket number 1991


Top Team Seller


1.  Majors American Yankees  --  Bill Mahon Manager  --  $2,520 raised

Team wins a box at Somerset Patriots Game courtesy of Tom True and $500 toward food and beverages


Top Selling Athletes


1.  Vincenzo Darrow  --  170 tickets sold; winner of $300 gift card

2.  Kyle Koretzky --  110 tickets sold; winner of $200 gift card

3.  Cody Keister  --  50 tickets sold; winner of $100 gift card






Our annual Somerset Patriots Game outing is Saturday night at TD Bank Park, 1 Patriots Park in Bridgewater.  Game time is 7:05.  Players should arrive by 6:15 and head to the grassy area in the right field stands.  We'll assemble there by team and march out onto the field for the national anthem and first pitch.  Players should wear their uniforms, but PLEASE, NO CLEATS.  Managers should bring team banners.

Tickets to the game are free for players, managers and team moms and $10 for all others.  NHYB representatives have been out all week at our fields distributing tickets to your team administrators.  Please contact your team administrator or manager if you have not yet received tickets.



NHYBS will once again “Paint it Pink” on October 20, 2018 to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For the second year in a row, NHYBS will host a fundraiser for Norwecap’s CEED (Cancer Education and Early Detection) program, which provides free breast, cervical, colorectal, and prostate cancer screening, as well as... community outreach and education, for individuals residing in surrounding communities.

“Not only do Fundraising campaigns surrounding breast cancer help raise awareness and fund progress, they can directly help people who are personally affected and lack funding for screenings,” said Gladys Kowalski, Director of the CEED Program.

The event will feature two North Hunterdon Youth Baseball games played at the Jericho baseball complex. The teams will feature players wearing commemorative pink uniforms. The league’s concession stand will be open for guests to purchase food and beverages with all proceeds from the day being donated to Norwescap. The league will also be selling a variety of fundraising items including pink bracelets and T-Shirts and will be accepting monetary donations. The funds raised by the league will be allocated directly to the screening/mammogram portion of the CEED program.

Local breast cancer survivors and elected officials will be on hand to throw out the first pitch and CEED representatives will be available to answer questions and provide information on the program.

The event is the brainchild of NHYBS Board Member Mike Lunger, who is once again spearheading the league’s effort.

“This is an important cause that we’re honored to be part of,” Lunger said. “NHYBS is one of the premier sports leagues in the area and serves more than 400 families in Northern Hunterdon County. This is a great opportunity for us to teach our young players the importance of giving back.”

Please come out to our Jericho Fields in High Bridge on October 20th between 3:30 P.M. and 8:00 P.m. to help us “Paint it Pink.”



The Grover Wilson Scholarship recognizes a senior boy who participated in the North Hunterdon Youth Baseball program, is planning to continue his education and has demonstrated the qualities and characteristics that represent the very best of sportsmanship, teamwork, scholastic achievement, volunteerism, and integrity. NHYB is proud to announce this year's winners of the Grover Wilson scholarship - Gehrig Anderson and Grant Sible. Both Gehrig and Grant participated in NHYB youth baseball, Senior League Ball, and played for four years in North Hunterdon High School baseball program. Gehrig will be continuing his education this Fall at Wake Forest University and Grant will be attending The College of New Jersey. Congratulations and Good Luck!






North Hunterdon Youth Baseball & Softball “Painted it Pink” to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

The North Hunterdon Youth Baseball & Softball (NHYBS) organization with support from the Northwest New Jersey Community Action Partnership (NORWESCAP) hosted a fundraiser on Saturday October 21st at the Jericho complex in High Bridge NJ to raise awareness for breast cancer detection. NHYBS raised and donated $1,000 directly to the Screening/Mammogram portion of NORWESCAP’s Cancer Education and Early Detection program (CEED).

“CEED is trying to increase the rates of survival by offering free breast cancer screenings to low income and uninsured individuals,” said CEED Director Gladys Kowalski. “Not only do Fundraising campaigns surrounding breast cancer help raise awareness and fund progress, they can directly help people who are personally affected and lack funding for screenings.” 

“With more than 800 children involved in our organization, our Board of Directors thinks it is important to partner with organizations like NORWESCAP,  to conduct important awareness events for the families we serve in our community,” said George DeTorres, President of North Hunterdon Youth Baseball & Softball.  “Unfortunately, Breast Cancer is something many of our families and friends are affected by and we feel NORSWECAP’s CEED program is something we can stand behind as a league.”

Gladys Kowalski from CEED will be on hand to provide information on her program and assist anyone with questions on how to get help. In addition, monetary donations can be made directly to NORWESCAP on their webpage

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