Saturday, February 15, 2014

Practice/ Tryouts

Practice/ tryouts begin February 24th.  All players who signed up will receive an e-mail with the practice schedule for week #1.  If you did not sign up and would still like to tryout, please see Coach Chase or DeGeronimo. Schedule is subject to change due to gym time.

Winter sport athletes ARE NOT PERMITTED to attend practice/ tryouts until their season is complete.

Youth Baseball Camp

Registration has started for our annual youth baseball camp.  Boys in grades 5-8 will learn basic fundamentals and mechanics from the Benedictine Bengals coaching staff.  Cost is $25 and includes a Bengal baseball cap.  To register contact Coach Sliwinski (slew19 [at] with name and contact information.

Friday, February 14, 2014

Special Wing Night Raffle

This year Wing Night will feature a special Sports Memorabilia Raffle. The drawing will take place the night
of the event, March 22, 2014. The winner need not be present; we will either deliver or ship your prize to you.  Only 200 tickets for the raffle will be printed, so act fast.  If you cannot attend the event, a stub will be filled out for you and the ticket mailed to you.  All items were obtained in person by Coach Sliwinski and Coach Tomc.

1st Prize- 30x40 signed Pete Rose Poster.
2nd Prize- Al Rosen signed bat (1953 AL MVP)
3rd Prize- Jim Tressel signed/ framed 8x10
4th Prize- Bob Feller signed/ framed 8x10
5th Prize- Maurice Clarett signed mini-helmet
     And much more!!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Meet Coach Gadowski

Assistant Freshman Baseball Coach
High school: Padua Franciscan
Grade school: St. Stanislaus
College: Kent State University
Favorite MLB Player: Frank Thomas
Favorite MLB Team: Cleveland Indians

Currently attending Kent State University where he is majoring in Education focusing on Social Studies. Coach Gadowski has experience volunteering in various youth baseball leagues.  Most recently he has been giving hitting instructions at Triple Play Baseball Academy, while also coaching the 13u team for North Coast USA Baseball.  This is Coach Gadowski's 2nd year with Benedictine.