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Baseball fever strikes valley youths

Baseball fever strikes valley youthsDear Editor:The Three Rivers Little League regular season is over. We were thrilled to have 276 boys and girls on 18 baseball and 5 softball teams in our league this year.We could not have had the wonderful season we did without the help of our volunteer coaches: Brett Benzel, Mike Bernot, Kevin Brady, Kevin Bruce, Chris Calabro, Bernie Cooper, Colt Cornelius, Mike Dollahan, Mark Erickson, Cheryl Fiscus, Ken Gaddis, Mike Glen, Jerry Glissman, Paul Gonzales, Steve Groom, Matt Haag, Jason Hadsock, Mitch Hagen, Bobby Henderson, Scott Houston, Marc Isgrig, Bob Johnson, Steve Kahn, Matt Lang, Dan Larsen, Jerry Law, Rich Law, Mike McAvoy, Kevin Merritt, Ben Neuroth, Fran Niccoli, Tapio Niskanen, Adam Olson, Jackie Resch, Paul Sabo, Curtis Schwab, Tony Thompson, Dave Townsley and Tina Trulove. We also want to thank all of our field prep people and umpires for their hard work. We are thankful for the many local businesses who sponsored teams and scholarships for the 2010 season: Aspen Elks Lodge #224, Ancient Free & Accepted Masons of Colorado #65, Architectural Windows & Doors, Aspen Orthopedic Associates, HUB Insurance, Myers & Company, R.A. Nelson, Roaring Fork Club, Eagle Pointe Condo Association, Dr. Adams & Family, Town of Basalt, Wells Fargo Bank, Don Springer, Vail Summit Orthopedics, American Tree & Landscaping, Casey Johnson, DDS, C’dale LLC, Grounds & Gardens, Moe’s Southwest Grill, R&A Enterprises, White House Pizza, Erickson Home Services & Management, Basalt Lion’s Club, Lambert Construction, The Flower Mart, Greg Divide Fencing, Liberty Home Financial, A to Z Plumbing, Advanced Carpet Care & Restoration, J.C. Electric, KDM Builders, John & Theresa Traul, Harry Mayer Construction and Dr. Lippman Jr., MD.Thank you for your continued support of baseball and softball in the Roaring Fork Valley. None of this would be possible without the countless hours of our nonprofit volunteers. The time you give can never be overstated enough to the dedication given to our children and this Valley.Paul Burbidge, presidentJulie Glen, vice-presidentJenny Cutright, treasurerThree Rivers Little League