The purpose of Druid Hills Youth Sports is to promote good character, health, and sportsmanship among the youth of the community through sports.

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posted 03/08/2014
 

 



 

Due to the inclement weather on Friday, March 28, we have moved the festivities to Friday, May 2nd. Mark your calendars and plan to join us for "Family Night at DHYS!"

Enjoy family fun on May 2nd at Medlock Park from 6 to 9PM! Jumpies, Dunk Tank, Contests, Community BBQ, live band, silent auction and more.

More than150 auction items will still be available on Family Night. These items are great Mother's Day gifts, end of the year teachers gifts, or fun summer activities! Auction Proceeds will benefit DHYS. Cash, check and credit cards accepted.

More information will follow closer to May 2nd.

 

Annual Auction Excitement Abounds!

Mark Your Calendar for Friday May 2!

Get ready for our annual auction at the DHYS Family Night festivities on Friday, May 2! Be ready to bid on the 6-night vacation in Italy for 4(!), tickets to Medieval Times, a Week at Emory's Baseball Camp, a Package of Pitching Lessons from Bill Melvin, a week at Top Tier Baseball Camp, Gift Certificates to many of our local restaurants and much more!

Come out May 2nd, from 6 to 9 pm at Medlock, eat Community BBQ, enjoy the band and jumpies, and be ready to bid and win! Click here to see a list of ALL of the items that have been donated so far! We will have T-shirts available with the new 2014 logo on it for $15 - Youth, Men's and Women's fitted T's. We will also be selling our 2014 souvenir cups. Buy a cup for $3 full of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, or Orange Fanta. You can have it refilled for only $1 throughout 2014!

Have you considered donating something to the auction – like a week or weekend at a vacation home; museum or attraction passes; other tickets or gift certificates of value? Consider asking restaurants and stores you frequent for gift certificates, too. It all adds up and makes for an exciting bid list! We are also looking for volunteers to help out during the evening to make this night a success. Please contact or if you can volunteer or would like to donate!

Our Auction Chairs, Stephanie Clark and Karen Jacobs, and the rest of our Board of Directors appreciate your support of Druid Hills Youth Sports!



DHYS Families!

Cooper and Schuyler Drose, two teenage boys who attend Pace Academy, are doing a service project involving collecting and shipping used baseball equipment to 95 boys (ages 5-15) in the Julie Castillo League in The Dominican Republic. The boys are in need of baseball gloves, bats, cleats, catcher's gear, baseball bags, etc. (Please visit www.100gloves.org for more details!)

Druid Hills Youth Sports is hosting a Drop-Off at the pavilion beginning at 9 am on Saturday, March 29th. There will be a specially marked BIN where you can drop your items. Please spread the word so we can help these young baseball-loving boys who are playing barefoot and gloveless in the D.R.! Thank you!

For more information, email Dina Zeckhausen at


Click Here for Info On Summer Camps and Clinics:

                                         
 
Congratulations to the following players for being selected to the Spring 2014 DHYS In-Park Middle School Teams!
 
Barons (Coach Wise)
T.C. Rushin, David Coleman, Austin Bryan, Jack Kelly, Hunter Flowers, Ben Johnson, Benny Sherman, Ben Smith, Sean Laubenthal, Reid Christensen, Kaden Spann, Davis Balser
 
Rangers (Coach Batten)
Jack Batten, Levi Cloud, Thomas Steele, Gus Karas, Malcolm Grauley, Jaden Rafter, Chason Dickens, Pierce Phillips, Jacob Simon, Daniel Harrison,Henry Freer, Noel Carroll
 
Tigers (Coach Dumas)
Chris Dumas, Brandon Alston, Jonathan Gagnon, Ross Oglesby, Panikos Hadjipanayis, Sam Bulmer, Joey Kooken, Jacob Suever, Ryan Planas, Joel Duffie, Joe McDaniel, Jake Waddell

Spring 2014 Season Reminders

 

Practices for the Spring Rec season begin in mid to late February, with preseason Grapefruit League games starting in early March. During Grapefruit Season, teams will practice twice per week and play in a game once per week (usually on Saturdays). During the regular spring season, teams will participate in one weekly practice and two games, one on Saturday and another during the week. NOTE: In the upper leagues, some Sunday games in the Spring may be necessary. The Spring season extends through the end of the school year in May, and typically concludes with a playoff (Pinto League and older) to end the season before Memorial Day.



 

Congratulations to the 11U Vipers (Champions) and
9U Red Devils (3rd Place) for their performance in
the Dizzy Dean State Tournaments


Click Here for Summer Results
For Your Favorite Allstar Team:


Check Out Some of the Items
You Can Purchase at the Concession Stand!



We also still have a limited selection of
2012 50th Anniversary items remaining.
All items can be purchased at the Concession Stand!


PRICE LIST
50th Anniversary T-Shirt - $15 each (only a few left!)

2013 DHYS T-Shirt (Men's, Women's, or Kid's) - $15 each
50th Anniversary Car Magnet - $10 for one or $15 for two
50th Anniversary 22-Ounce Tumbler - SOLD OUT

2013 DHYS 22-Ounce Tumbler - $3 each
(includes $1 refills throughout 2013!)

 


 



Buy a 50th Anniversary Commemorative Brick Online.
Consider a Team Sponsorship!


 "CLICK THE BRICK!"


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Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DruidHillsYouthSports.


Key Contacts:

Upper Division VP - Julie Kooken ( )
PONY League Director - Kirk Setzer ( )
Middle School League Director - Kevin Perry (

Bronco League Director - Andy Waddell ( )

International League Director - David Forquer ( )

Mustang League Director - Chris Foster and Andy Dickinson ( )

Lower Division VP - David Scott ( )

Pinto 8U League Director - Joey Brosnan ( )

Pinto 7U League Director - Jason Berzsenyi ( )

Shetland League Director - Arthur Ebbs ( )
DeKalb County Parks and Recreation Administration Contacts



 

 

 

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Clubhouse - Medlock Park OPEN (4/17) 
Concession Stand - Medlock Park OPEN (4/17) 
Field 1 - Bronco - Medlock Park OPEN (4/17) 
Field 2 - International - Medlock Park OPEN (4/17) 
Field 3 - Pinto - Medlock Park OPEN (4/17) 
Field 4 - Mustang - Medlock Park OPEN (4/17) 
Field 5 - Shetland - Medlock Park OPEN (4/17) 
Field 6 - Pony - Medlock Park OPEN (4/17) 
Field 7 - Pinto - Medlock Park OPEN (4/17) 
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