The Boonville Pirates baseball team will compete in a jamboree on Sat., March 14 at Liberty park in Sedalia.
Teams participating in the jamboree along with Boonville are Sedalia Smith-Cotton, Warsaw and Oak Grove.
There will be a one-hour time limit placed on each scrimmage. If three innings have not been played by the end of one hour, the scrimmage will end regardless of the number of innings played or the number of at-bats by each team.
The schedule for the jamboree is as follows:
Smith-Cotton vs. Warsaw, 11 a.m.
Oak Grove vs. Boonville, 12:30 p.m.
Smith-Cotton vs. Oak Grove, 1:30 p.m.
Warsaw vs. Boonville, 2:30 p.m.
Warsaw vs. Oak Grove, 3:30 p.m.
Smith-Cotton vs. Boonville, 4:30 p.m.
Note: Admission will be $4 for adults and $2 for students.
Rookie, Junior League signups set for March 7-8
Due to the weather and late notice, signups in Babe Ruth Rookie League and Babe Ruth Junior League have been rescheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 7-8 at Twillman field concession stand at Harley park.
The signups on March 7 will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., while signups on March 8 will take place from 1-4 p.m.
Babe Ruth Rookie League is a co-ed machine pitch instructional league for 6-8-year-olds. Players cannot be 9 years old before May 1, 2020. The signup fee is $50 with accident and liability insurance.
Boonville Junior League is for players 13-15-year-olds. Players cannot be 16 years old before May 1, 2020. The signup fee is $75 with accident and liability insurance.
The area covers Cooper, Howard and Boone County.
All players must signup and pay their fees even if they were on a team last year. Every one that signs up will be placed on a team. You may signup early by obtaining a registration form and returning it with your fees at the Boonville Fire Station, or at Wrecksperts at 1126 11th Street.
For more information, call Mel Linhart at 660-882-5805 (night); 660-882-2345 (day) or 660-537-0913 (cell); Randy Ray at 660-537-5788 or Mark Waibel at 660-537-3174.
The Boonville Baseball Association will hold a 14-and-under Memorial Holiday Tournament on May 22-25 at Twillman field in Harley park and Boonville High School.
The fee is $200 and will guarantee at least three games.
For more information, contact Mel Linhart at 660-882-5805 (home); 660-882-2345 (work) or 660-537-0913 (cell); or Randy Ray at 660-537-5788.
Note: Boonville is also looking to start a Junior American Legion for 16-17-year-olds and a Senior Legion program for 18-19-year-olds.