Summer baseball sign-up underway

The summer baseball season in Ely begins in just over a month and the registration is now underway..
Registration forms are now available at Ely Memorial High School from baseball coach Frank Ivancich, or by contacting Tom Coombe at 235-1025 or
Paperwork may be returned to Ivancich at the school and fees will be collected at the Ely Baseball Association’s annual parent and volunteer sign-up night, set for 6 p.m., Monday June 4 at Veterans Memorial Field. All parents are invited that night to sign up for volunteer shifts in the concession stand and ticket booth.
Ely will three teams with the following age cutoffs:
• American Legion - Open to those born on or after Jan. 1, 1999;
• Junior Legion - Open to those born on or after Jan. 1, 2001;
• Junior League (Iron Range Baseball) - Open to those born on or after Jan. 1, 2003.
A busy summer is set at the local ballpark, with several tournaments on tap, including the season-opening ’Zup North Realty Junior Legion (June 8-10), the DQ Grill and Chill (June 22-24) and Sir G’s Midsummer (July 13-15) Legion Classics, as well as the American Legion Division II Substate Playoffs, July 25-29.
Also on the docket is American Legion Alumni Game, tentatively slated for Saturday, July 22.