The Majors girls softball is currently battling it out in San Bernadino CA. The girls lost a close one yesterday to a tough Utah team 5-1. They play Montana tonight at 7 pm Alaska time. You can follow the girls on the AOR Facebook Page and on Game Changer at the following link.
Here locally, the AOR Little League 11/12 Baseball team won the Regional Championship Thursday night by beating Dimond West 18-1. They open the AOR hosted State tournament at Black field next Friday July 29th. They will play the winner of the Region 2 championship series going on this weekend in Petersburg. Juneau is favored and won the semi-final game last night against Ketchikan who is expected to battle back through the consolation bracket to play Juneau again tomorrow.
The combined AOR/Anchorage West/Dimond West Juniors team in AOR uniforms and managed by Bob Brock also start play on Edwards field in the AOR hosted State tournament on Tuesday the 26th. They play Juneau.
Games are best 3/5 series. We must have experienced Adult umpires for these games. Please contact any member of the umpire committee to sign up. Volunteers are still needed each night next week. Please sign up on the Sign-Up Genius Link below.
50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Next Saturday July 30th AOR will have its 50th Anniversary BBQ. The event will be held in conjunction with the State Juniors and Majors tournament games mentioned above. There could be rain. If you have a canopy or awning style tent please bring it to Siefke Field next Saturday to help us out. More Details will follow but the Games Start at 1 pm and the BBQ will immediately follow around 4/5 pm.
The visiting District 2 teams will be in attendance as we thank them for visiting the AOR tournament and we will announce the winners of the Alaska Airlines tickets raffle. We also have many other prizes including a recent donation by AOR Parent Jackie Field, owner of Papa Murphy's pizza.
Grand Prize: Two Round Trip Alaska Airlines Tickets courtesy of Alaska Airlines
1st Place: Pizza for a Year: One Large Papa Murphy's Pizza a month for a year. Courtesy of AOR Parent and Papa Murphy's owner Jackie Field
2nd Place: Heavy Hitter Coupon -- The Cage. 1200 swings and a new pair of batting gloves to go with them to perfect that AOR hitting average. Courtesy of former AOR Player and The Cage owner John Hitchcock
3rd Place: $100 Gift Card -- TNT Sports. Courtesy BP Alaska
4th Place: One Dozen Baseballs. AOR
5th, 6th and 7th Place: $10 Swing Tokens. The Cage. Courtesy John Hitchcock.
$100 TNT Gift Card. TO the AOR Player who sold the most Raffle Tickets. BP Alaska.
ALL RAFFLE TICKETS SHOULD NOW BE IN. IN THE EVENT YOU STILL HAVE ANY PLEASE CONTACT ANY BOARD MEMBER OR TURN IN TO THE SNACK SHACK TUESDAY-FRIDAY NEXT WEEK.
AOR ALL-STAR TOURNAMENTS
Call for Volunteers
District 1 Little League All-Star play has ended but we still have two State Tournaments to host starting next Tuesday the 26th. Volunteers are still needed.
For each game, AOR needs to provide score keepers, announcers, pitch count, field maintenance and importantly running and closing of the snack shack.
An online sign up is available or all of the dates. To volunteer please use the link below:
Or contact Randal Buckendorf or Shanna Alexander at
Shanna – email@example.com
Randal – firstname.lastname@example.org
We need your help to make this happen. Each parent/guardian of every all-star team member must volunteer for at least two games.
The Registration "2016 Abbott-O-Rabbit Little League Registration" is not currently available.
This Registration closed on 05/07/2016, 6:58am AKDT (AKDT).
Steps for Volunteer Application Form (this may vary with computer systems. Basically you want to fill it out and get it to AOR with attention to Dan Izykowski, AOR Safety Officer).
1) Click the link immediately above and fill in form (SSN is mandatory - AOR will not disclose it except to do the background check).
2) Print out (you may want to print an extra copy to keep - on some systems completed forms cannot be saved digitally).
3) Sign form.
4) Make sure you include a photocopy of your picture ID and either:
a) Deliver to AOR Office, or
b) Mail to: AORLL c/o Dan Izykowski, PO Box 110153, Anchorage, AK 99511-0153, or
c) Scan and email to Dan Izykowski at email@example.com or
d) Hand deliver to Dan.
Schedules for 2016 will be posted once final teams are made.
As per Little League Regulations: The use of tobacco and alcoholic beverages in any form is prohibited on the playing field, benches or dugouts. Alcohol is prohibited at the game site. AOR's "game site" includes all AOR grounds, as per our Permits. This includes parking lots.