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2015 Hickory Hornet "Black" Team Tryouts

Hickory Hornet Black teams - The Hickory Hornet Black teams are "club level" teams without the club level costs. They play in the Chesapeake Regional Amateur Baseball League(CRAB), the most competitive invitational league in the state that includes club teams from MD, DE and PA. In addition, these teams play a tournament heavy schedule throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. This is a high level of commitment and dedication for the player and parents. These teams also participate in weekly Ripken qualifying league games during the spring season to be able to attend the Cal Ripken tournament trail that begins in July. The Black teams usually practice twice a week and extend their season well into July and sometimes August.


2015 Spring tryout dates for the 10U, 11U, and 12U BLACK teams are as follows:

  • 10U Black - Sunday 9/14/14 at 10am and Sunday 9/21 at 6pm - Fountain Green Elementary School - Contact Coach Alan Gibbons or by phone at 443-807-3134

  • 11U Black - Sunday 9/14/14 and Sunday 9/21/14 at 6pm - Tucker Field - Behind BMW dealer on business route 1 - Contact Coach Joe McIlhenney at or by phone at 443-695-3767

  • 12U Black - Sunday 9/14/14 and Sunday 9/21/14 at 6pm - Tucker Field - Behind BMW dealer on business route 1 - Contact Coach Chris Skandalis at or by phone at 443-243-9655

  • 8U and 9U Black - See below. They follow the Feb tryout dates until established as a "club level" team.


    Please make sure you attend at least one of the tryouts. If you cannot make either tryout date please contact the coach for an individual tryout. As a courtesy, please email the coach to let them know which tryouts you will be attending, so they can plan for the tryouts.


2015 Hickory Hornet "Blue" Team Tryouts

Hickory Hornet Blue Teams - The Hickory Hornet Blue teams participate more locally playing in the Harford County Travel Baseball league and gear their tournaments to the local vicinity. The Blue teams practice a minimum of one night a week. Their season usually concludes at the end of June.

2015 Spring Tryout Dates:

February 1 & 2

Harford Sports Training Academy

121 Industry Ln

Forest Hill, MD 21050

  • 7U - 1130-1pm(2/1) and 515pm-630pm(2/2) - Coach Dan Leon - 443-286-9582 -

  • 8UBlack - 1045am-1215pm(2/1) and 515pm-630pm(2/2) - Coach Craig Carpenter - 410-446-9637 -

  • 9UBlack - 10am-1130am(2/1) and 630pm-745pm(2/2) - Coach Kevin Miller - 443-623-2942 -

  • 10UBlue - 915am-1045am(2/1) and 630pm-745pm(2/2) - Coach Matt Rohlfing - 443-617-1623 -

  • 11UBlue - 830am-10am(2/1) and 745pm-9pm(2/2) - Coach Ben Pierce - 443-417-6391 -

  • 12UBlue - 830am-10am(2/1) and 745pm-9pm(2/2) - Coach Bill Carrier - 973-219-1659 -


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