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2017 Season

Posted by Ryan on March 9, 2017 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (2)

The hats and jerseys are here.  We hope you all like them as much as we do.

Items for Sale

Posted by Ryan on February 8, 2017 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

We have the following items for sale this year: 

Last years hats and jerseys: $5 each

Car stickers: $10

Hooded sweatshirts (navy blue with Saints in white on the front): $21 for adults and $20 for kids

T-shirts (navy blue with Saints in white on the front): $7 each

You have the option to add name ($3) and number ($2) on the back.

Please note the money from the hats, jerseys, and car stickers will be given to the team while the other items are at cost.

Please let Ryan know if you would like to purchase items.  


Parent Meeting Notes

Posted by Ryan on February 8, 2017 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (1)

Central Missouri Homeschool Baseball



Parent/player meeting


* Introduction of coaches:

Ryan Silverwood

Jordan Algya

Will Kallenbach

Mark Jones

Brief history of team


* Communication

I will communicate by email primarily

I am happy to talk with you before or after practice and before or after games

Please talk to me about anything you need to

If you are going to miss a game or practice, please let me know as soon as you know


* Practice- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 4:00 to 6:30 at Grace Bible Church

Get field ready to go before 4:00 for those who can make it

On field and ready at 4:00

4:00 Team talk

4:05 Team warm up and stretch

4:15 Play catch, get arms warmed up

4:20 Start practice

5:45 Conditioning

6:00 Field maintenance

Practice end times may be pushed back to 6:30 as it warms up and the time changes.

Late to practice - 2 laps when you show up, warm up, stretch, and play catch before joining any drills

Miss a practice - 8 laps to make up practice

Wet field may move practice to the cages at Cosmo


* Games

Team warm up together in full uniform 45 minutes prior to game. Please be on time!

Home games at Grace Bible Church

Away game addresses will be on the calendar on the website


* Players are in charge of mowing the field, March-October

We will have a list of all the players, and each time it needs to be mowed, I will notify the next player on the list. Out of town players can be first on the list so that they can just mow before or after practice one time and they don’t have to worry about making a special trip to Columbia after season ends.


* Equipment needed

Jersey (required for games only)

Baseball hat (practice hat and game hat)

Baseball helmet (required for both)

Baseball pants (required for both; gray for games)

Protective cup (required for both)

Baseball cleats (required for both)

Baseball belt (required for both, black for games)

Baseball glove (required for both)

Baseball bat (BBCOR, not BESR) (required for both)

Running or tennis shoes (required for both)

Water bottle (required for both)

Black socks (games only)

Warm top for under jersey (ex. Under armor) (Black for games)

Hoodie or jacket to stay warm when not active

Sliding pants (optional)


* $200 cost per player to play (field rental, umpires, baseballs, etc)

* $60 cost for jersey and hat (New this year, everyone will need to buy a jersey and hat)

* Player Information Sheets

Fill out and turn in tonight


* 3 separate Eagle Scout projects built the field

Sand/dirt mixture on infield


Pitching mound

Foul poles

Grading of dirt and seeding of outfield


Still need: Batting cages, dugout roofs, bleachers, scoreboard, lights, etc….

* Donations can be made for equipment and field needs, checks made to CMHS Baseball


* Mandatory fundraiser

Kevin Haskamp will run a raffle for a shotgun

Players are encouraged to sell as many tickets as possible.

This year each player will be responsible for 20 tickets (either sell them or buy them)

Tickets cost $5 for 1 or $20 for 5


* Parent volunteers needed for: books/stats and transportation coordinator


* Run, play catch, batting cages, ab workouts, lift weights on days we don’t practice


* Website http://columbiabaseball.webs.com/

Check out pictures, blog, calendar, stats and gamecast


* Helmet stickers


* Parent gear, car stickers


* Players play, coaches coach, umpires officiate, parents support: Pick one!


* Questions


Ryan Silverwood


[email protected]


Parent Meeting

Posted by Ryan on January 28, 2017 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Spring is right around the corner and we are gearing up for a great season of Saints baseball!  Please join us on Feburary 7th at 6pm at Grace Bible Church.  We will send out an agenda soon.   We will have car stickers and previous jerseys and hats for sale that night to help support our team.  Also, this year you will have the opportunity to order parent gear (hoodies and t-shirts).  The order form will be available at the meeting.  If you have any questions or are new please drop Ryan Silverwood an e-mail at [email protected]

New Logo

Posted by Ryan on June 19, 2016 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Our new logo is here!  We have car stickers for sale.  Cost is $10 and proceeds will go to the team.  E-mail Ryan if you are interested.

Feeling excited

Posted by Ryan on June 14, 2016 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Something new is coming!!!!!  Here is a sneek peak.

Off Season Reading

Posted by Ryan on June 12, 2016 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)


Here are a few books that I plan to read in the off season. If you are looking for something to read, these come highly recommended.



Summer Practice

Posted by Ryan on June 1, 2016 at 7:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Starting Monday June 6th we will be having optional summer practice.  Our plan is to practice Monday and Thursday at 4.  We will focus on speed, agility, and fundamentals.  If you have friends or siblings that want to join the team feel free to bring them along!  Hope to see you all at the field.

Also, if anyone has pictures from 2013-2016 that we could put on the website please send them to my e-mail address and I will get the photos section of the website up dated!