|Congratulations to the 2016 Junior Babe Ruth Tournament Champion Pine Island Panthers!
|Congratulations to the Pine Island Panther High School Baseball Team - 2016 1AA West Section Champions
Pine Island defeated Chatfield 4-1 on Tuesday June 7th in the 1AA Baseball Section Finals at Hudson Field. Pine Island will now advance to play in the Minnesota State High School League state tournament. The Class 2A state tournament begins Thursday, June 17 at Dick Putz Field in Saint Cloud, but with a few other sections yet to close out, and seeding yet to take place, the Panthers don't know a time nor opponent.
The eight AA sections across the state are shaping up as follows (1st team listed is the UNDEFEATED Team - All games are Thurs June 9th):
MSHSL State Tournament Bracket
- 1AA - Pine Island
- 2AA - Belle Plaine or Fairmont
- 3AA - Paynesville or New London Spicer
- 4AA - New Life Academy or Minnihaha Academy
- 5AA - East Rockford or Maple Lake
- 6AA - Pierz or St. Cloud Cathedral
- 7AA - Proctor or Aitkin
- 8AA - East Grand Forks or Dilworth-G-F or Roseau
Republican Eagle - Pine Island Heading to State
KAAL Highlights of Section Baseball Championships
Rochester Post Bulletin - Panthers Pitch their way to state
|Congratulations to all teams that competed in the 8th Annual Cheese Fest Tourney
On Sunday June 5th the Pine Island Baseball Association sponsored the 8th annual 5th and 6th grade Cheese Fest tournament in Pine Island. Six teams competed in the 5th grade division and played on the high school softball fields. Five teams completed in the 6th grade division round robin tournament held on the baseball fields.
In the 5th grade division Stewartville defeated Hayfield 11-10 in a seesaw game between two great teams.
In the 6th grade division Pine Island placed first in round robin play.
Congratulations to all teams, coaches, parents, and fans on a great day of baseball. The sportsmanship and positive attitudes displayed by all were outstanding!
|Schedule for Summer 2016 Little League Now Available
Please find schedules at the links below. For your team roster sign into piba.siplay.com and view your team wall.
- Tee Ball
- Majors - majors has only enough numbers for two teams. For majors this summer they will practice on Tuesday nights starting Tuesday May 31st and will divide into two teams and play games on Thursday nights. No practice Tuesday July 5th.
- Babe Ruth
|Pine Island Youth Baseball Association Aluminum Can Drive Help support Pine Island Youth Baseball by saving your aluminum cans!!! Cans can be dropped off in the trailer parked on the north side of the Fire Hall building on main street. Thank you for your donations!
|Interested in becoming involved in Pine Island Youth Baseball?
Our youth program is strong because of the many coaches that volunteer their time and talents to coach our young players. If you are interested in coaching either traveling or in house teams please contact one of the league coordinators. You can also volunteer to coach during the sign up process. If you are interested in becoming active in the Pine Island Baseball Association, you are encouraged to contact one of the board members. The board meets frequently to discuss our youth baseball program and we are always looking for additional voices to help make the game of baseball better for our Pine Island youth.