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Scholarship tournament planned

June 6, 2012
Special to the Town Crier

Play will run Friday, June 29 through Sunday, July 1 for Boardman's Chuck Schafer Scholarship Tournament at the Fields of Dreams on McClurg Road. This is a non-sanctioned pre-district tournament under Little League rules. The 13-14 division will play under PONY rules. Each game will have a 90-minute time limit, with PONY games playing 120 minutes, and each team is guaranteed a three game minimum. A $3 daily fee will be charged for spectators with players and coaches admitted free.

Boardman Community Baseball's Fields of Dreams complex was designed by Chuck Schafer to show his love for children and passion for the game of Little League baseball. Schafer was a longtime BCB board member and was the experienced architect who designed the fields on McClurg Road with spectators in mind. Schafer believed in giving back to the community and volunteered countless hours to the Boardman Community Baseball family. This scholarship celebrates his love for children, community and Little League baseball and softball.

The boys division has four age groups: 9- and 10-year-olds, 10- and 11-year-olds, 11- and 12-year-olds, and 13- and 14-year-olds.

The girls division is new this year and offers two divisions: 9- and 10-year-olds and 11- and 12-year-olds.

Visit for more information and to print out the registration form. Payment, registration form and proof of insurance may be mailed to Boardman Community Baseball, P.O. Box 3524, Boardman, Ohio, 44513. Questions may be directed to Greg Krieger at 330-565-3114 or or Rick Schafer at 330-507-3598 or



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