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MARA's Fundraising Program Kicks-Off This Week
04/17/2017
2017 MARA & Sam's Xpress Car Wash Fundraising Program Your...
Spring 2017 MARA Softball
12/01/2016
SPRING IS HERE!    Despite what the groundhog says,...
Field Maintenance
10/01/2011
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MARA's Fundraising Program Kicks-Off This Week

2017 MARA & Sam's Xpress Car Wash Fundraising Program

Your Team Parent/Coach will be giving you an envelope this week that contains the following:

- (3) Sam's Xpress Car Wash $20 Gift Cards

- The below letter

- A $5 off the Top Wash Coupon for your own use

If you have any questions, please contact MARA's Fundraising Coordinator Amber Batchelder at amber.MARACheer@gmail.com


by posted 04/17/2017
Spring 2017 MARA Softball

SPRING IS HERE! 

 

Despite what the groundhog says, Spring is almost here - which means the start of another fun season of MARA Softball.  Registration for 8u and above closes in less than two weeks, so register now!  Here is the tentative schedule for the upcoming season at MARA Softball: 

 

2/22/2017 - Practices begin (for 8U and older levels)

3/02/2017 - 6U registration closes

3/04/2017 - 6U practices begin

3/15/2017 - Game schedule released by Char-Meck Softball (at www.charmecksoftball.org)

3/18/2017 - Games begin (12 game schedule)

5/13/2017 - End of regular season

5/17/2017 - End of Season (EOS) Tournament Begins

6/4/2017 - EOS Tourney championship games

 

Please be sure to register early, as some levels may go into a wait list mode prior to 2/16/2017 based on the number of players and available coaches.  Please contact MARA Softball Commissioner Paul Sullivan at if you have any questions.

 


by posted 12/01/2016
Field Maintenance


Baseball and Softball Field Maintenance
Weather Line 704-847-0752 Select Option # 2

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  • Check MARA Website of Call Weather Line to determine if fields are open.
  • DO NOT practice or play on a field with standing water.
  • DO NOT remove wet dirt from the mound, home plate or baseline.
  • Please do all warm up exercises in the outfield, but DO NOT have players stand on painted outfield lines.
  • DO NOT use the fences for soft toss, pepper or to throw against.
  • Please try to rotate dugouts used for practice!!!!!
Post Game Maintenance

 

 

 

  • Rake and level home plate area…fill and tamp holes with rake.
  • Rake and level pitcher’s mound and bullpen…fill and tamp with rake.Rubber and pitching landing area, and then wet the mound thoroughly (fields 1, 12, 13 and Babe Ruth)
  • Rake and level around all bases-DO NOT rakedirt into grass area.
  • Broom drag infield dirt. DO NOTdrag dirt into grass area. (keep broom on the dirt)
  • DO NOTdrag the brooms down the baselines on fields 1, 12, 13.
  • DO NOT allow players to practice swing in grass in front of dugouts (keep players in the gravel areas)
  • PLEASE TALK TO YOUR PLAYERS ABOUT DIGGING HOLES IN THE OUTFIELD TURF (This is not acceptable!!!!!)THIS IS OUR BIGGEST ISSUE. HUGE SAFETY ISSUE.
  • Clean dugouts areas – throw all trash and litter into trash cans.
  • Turn off the field lights (after the game)
  • Notify Commissioners of your league of any problems.
Please remember that any failure to properly take care of the fields can affect other players and coaches the next day. Help keep this facility in good shape for all users. 

 

 

 


by posted 10/01/2011
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