On Saturday Feb. 25, the Moraga Baseball Association celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a festive hometown parade and ceremony. The event featured over 200 players and coaches, members from the original 1977 Board, Campolindo cheer, Boy Scout Troop 212 color guard, Joaquin Moraga Intermediate school band, and Moraga police and fire departments. The master of ceremonies was Oakland A's announcer Dick Callahan, a long-time local resident. Visit moragabaseball.org to learn more about MBA.
The Orinda Baseball Association (OBA) celebrates its 33rd season of community baseball, with Opening Day on Feb. 25. OBA has over 340 players participating this season, spread out over four divisions, with kids ages 7 to 14. OBA has a strong tradition in Orinda for a meaningful baseball experience, striving for a balance between sportsmanship, skill development, competition and having fun. Games are on weekends at Del Rey, Wagner Ranch and Orinda Sportsfield; casual baseball fans are always welcome.
Lafayette Little League opening day on March 4 fell short because of the rain.
Despite the rain Kyle and Nikko Woodson of Lafayette practiced together.
Mustang10U Royal Knights players Gabe Savala and Niklas Lindberg walk into the gym Photo provided
From left: Spring Hill student and Yankee player Kyle Woodson with Stanley student and Indians team member Nikko Woodson. Photo A. Scheck