Wednesday, May 22, 2013
A dedication ceremony for the Derrick Keller Field at Dakota Park will take place at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22.
Family, friends and community members are set to come together Wednesday afternoon to celebrate and honor former SLP baseball standout Derrick Keller. Derrick Keller Field at Dakota Park will be dedicated during a ceremony from 3:45-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at the field. The ceremony will honor Keller, an 18-year-old Park resident who died last summer after a 10-month battle with Leukemia. In a post on the Keller Family's CaringBridge site this week, his parents said it will be "very hard" to be present for Wednesday's dedication. They said whenever something like this happens, it feels like Derrick's funeral all over again. "This field naming is such an honor for the whole family," the entry reads. "It will be nice to see all of you …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Orioles are 5-2 so far and play home games Thursday at 7 p.m. vs. Totino Grace, Friday at 4:15 p.m. vs Chisago Lakes and an 11 a.m. matinee vs Armstrong on Saturday.
Monday, February 18, 2013
According to an announcement by Matt Farley, 'The Cal Ripken Youth Development Program will focus on player development with kids 8-12 without any scheduling conflicts with SLP Little League.'
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Ryan Froom, Jake Lukasavage, Cole Hoyt and Joe Burnley traveled to Las Vegas as players for the Minnesota Blizzard.
Four St. Louis Park High School baseball players shined on the national stage recently, playing in tournaments in Las Vegas as part of the Minnesota Blizzard. Senior Ryan Froom, Junior Jake Lukasavage, Senior Cole Hoyt, and sophomore Joe Burnley all took part in a pair of national tournaments the first week of November in Las Vegas. The foursome will be returning varsity starters for the 2013 St. Louis Park baseball team. Proud parent John Froom passed along the following: Hoyt and Froom 's played in the highest senior division and went 7-0 over the three days to capture the national title. Owner Adam Barta skippered the team in a 48-team tournament with teams from California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Washington, Oregon and three other …
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Nothing like a first trip to Target Field.
What’s America’s favorite pastime? That’s right, baseball! Last week, I had the pleasure of going to Target Field to watch the Twins knock the Chicago White Sox out of the park with some first time spectators. Noah and Caleb Tietjen had never been to a professional baseball game, so this was extra exciting for them. They were in awe of the grandiosity of the stadium as well as the height of the surrounding buildings. The view of the buildings here was much different than the distant view from their St. Louis Park backyard. The kids had a great and memorable first game experience, complete with Wiffle ball souvenirs, lots of energy and a ton of pictures. How great is it to have such a nice ballpark only a few minutes away from our …