41 News Stories

LSTAA to Celebrate 50th Anniversary in 2017

Wed Dec 28, 2016 - LSTAA
LSTAA turns 50!

New Bat Rule Coming for Baseball in 2018

Fri Dec 2, 2016 - LSTAA
In August of 2015, Little League International adopted USA Baseball’s new standard for bat performance testing.  Because the LPWH League in which we are affiliated follows Little League International rules and regulations regarding legal bats for game play, this means that effective January 1, 2018, all bats must meet USA Baseball’s standards, and you won’t see Little League branding on permitted bats. The new bats are anticipated to be on sale starting in September 2017.  We are telling you this now becau

Teener C Team Wins League Championship

Fri Dec 2, 2016 - LSTAA
The Middletown Mudcat Teener C Rec Team (13 year olds) won the East Shore Teener League C championship last evening beating Hershey by a 23-18 score.  All Middletown teener teams are made up of both players from LSTAA and the MABA organizations.  This year, the C team finished the season with a 16-4 record claiming the league championship in slugfest fashion.  Congratulations to coach Wagner and the entire Teener C team as they brought the championship back to Middletown!  Great job boys!

Memorial Field Scoreboard Project Completed

Fri Dec 2, 2016 - LSTAA
Thanks to a sponsorship by Sheetz, Inc. and approval of park and recreation funds by the Lower Swatara Township Board of Commissioners, the installation of an electronic scoreboard at Memorial Field is underway.  If all goes well, the sign should be operational by the end of the week.  LSTAA would like to thank the township commissioners, the township park and recreation workers, Ian's Electrical Contracting, and Sheetz for making this project a reality! 

LPWH All Stars Announced

Fri Dec 2, 2016 - LSTAA
The LPWH announced the White and Blue All Star Team rosters today and the following Lower Swatara Major Team boys were selected: Nate Kinsey Anthony Stains Braelan Huber Alex Monroig The LPWH enters two teams into the Susquehanna Valley All Star Tournament and the Haps Boyer All Star Tournament.  Both are played in the central PA region against other all star teams from the Majors (ages 11-12) level.  Congratulations to these 4 baseball players and best of luck in the upcoming All Star Tournaments

LSTAA Mourns the Passing of Umpire Wayne Jewel

Fri Dec 2, 2016 - LSTAA
Every once in a while you meet a special person in life and Wayne Jewel was one of those individuals.  Wayne dedicated over 40 years to youth baseball and was the face of the Hershey Area Umpires Association (HAUA) which officiates our youth baseball and teener baseball games.  LSTAA was shocked by the news today of his passing.  Wayne's presence on the baseball fields will be sorely missed and LSTAA would like to extend its heartfelt condolences to his wife Jean and the entire Jewel family.  Godspeed Wayn

At last evening's association meeting, LSTAA members elected its 2016 officers for the upcoming season. The following were selected to lead LSTAA for the next year: President -- Jason Wagner Vice President-Baseball -- Jeff Lawrence Vice President-Softba

Fri Dec 2, 2016 - LSTAA
Many people look to buy their young baseball player a new bat for Christmas.  While we don't expect you to do that before playing with us this spring, we wanted to provide this information to you as a suggested guide if you're looking to put a bat under the tree this year.  This chart gives you the right size to look for given your player's height and weight.  Happy Holidays to you from LSTAA.     Bat-Length-Chart

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