NEW! JULY 1, 2015-All games scheduled for today in the 2015 CONNIE MACK QUALIFIER have been cancelled due to rain and field conditions. All games originally scheduled for Wednesday will be played on Thursday. Please continue to visit http://southtroydodgers.com/conniemackqualifer/ for up to date information.
JUNE 30, 2015-The 2015 CONNIE MACK WORLD SERIES QUALIFIER is underway. The event hosted by the South Troy Dodgers will showcase some of the best amateur baseball talent in the United States with the winner earning a berth into the legendary Connie Mack World Series in Farmington, NM. Please click on the CONNIE MACK QUALIFIER tab above to stay up to date with the latest schedule and game results.
JUNE 10-2015-The South Troy Dodgers will be hosting their annual summer baseball camp on July 6-9 at the Dodger complex at Geer Park in South Troy, NY.
The 44-year old South Troy franchise has sent over 720 players onto college baseball careers, placed ten players in professional baseball since 2000, and recently had six players selected in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft. In 2013, South Troy captured the American Amateur Baseball Congress (AABC) North Atlantic Championships at the 14U, 15U, 17U, and 18U Age Divisions, South Troy set a new standard for post-season success within the highly-respected governing body that was founded in 1935. Never before in AABC’s 79 year history had four teams from the same program captured Regional titles and advanced to World Series play in the same year. South Troy completed the QUAD-FECTA in 2013 with teams advancing to World Series competition in the 14U (Sandy Koufax), 15U (Ken Griffey, Jr.), 17U (Don Mattingly), and 18U (Connie Mack) divisions. In 2014, the South Troy Dodger Elite team claimed another North Atlantic Regional Championship and advanced to the Super Six of the 5oth annual Connie Mack World Series in Farmington, NM. In addition, the Dodger 15U team, under legendary South Troy coach George Rogers, finished second in the nation in AABC after advanced to the Championship Game of the Ken Griffey, Jr. World Series in Surprise, AZ. This was the third top 3 national finish for this group that that also finished 3rd at the Sandy Koufax World Series in 2013 and captured the Nolan Ryan World Series championship in 2012.South Troy has become the pre-eminent program in AABC’s North Atlantic Region which covers a geographic area from eastern Canada through Maryland.
In addition to a host of the Capital Region’s best prep baseball players that spend their summers in South Troy Dodger uniforms.the camp will feature current South Troy Dodger Elite Team coach Kevin Rogers and former Major Leaguer, South Troy Dodger and University of Richmond star Joe Mahoney. Rogers has guided South Troy to four Connie Mack North Atlantic Regional Championships and World Series appearances and one Mickey Mantle North Atlantic Regional championship and World Series appearance in his decorated coaching career. After a stand-out career at Richmond, Mahoney was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the sixth round of the 2007 MLB draft and was named the Orioles 2010 Brooks Robinson Minor League Player of the Year Award. Mahoney spent time in the Major Leagues with both the Orioles and the Miami Marlins.
The South Troy Dodger Baseball Camp will take place July 6 through July 9 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM and will be open to young players ages 8-14. Instruction on all facets of the game will be provided including pitching, hitting fielding, and base running. Lunch will be provided for all campers. Camp cost will be $295.
To sign up or for more information, please contact camp Director and South Troy Dodger Elite Team coach Kevin Rogers (firstname.lastname@example.org) about being a part of the is fun, productive, and educational week of baseball and/or CLICK HERE to download the 2015 SOUTH TROY DODGER BASEBALL CAMP REGISTRATION FORM
ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big 10 conference announced on Monday that former South Troy Dodger and current University of Maryland freshman shortstop Kevin Smith won Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors.
Smith starred both at the plate and in the field throughout the Terapins successful weekend at the South Alabama Tournament. The former South Troy Dodger star batted .455 (5-for-11) with four RBIs, including a career-high three hits in the Terps’ come-from-behind win over Arkansas.
After news of the honor was announced, Smith was quick to thank his mentors in the South Troy program for helping to prepare him for success at the collegiate level. Smith posted the following tweet to express his appreciation.