• Banquet Recap

    Posted November 4, 2012 by Mark Helsel

    The banquet was a stunning success. The audience of close to 450 guests was treated to many great speakers and lots and lots of important updates. Of course, there were some people who simply could not attend. Below is a recap of the some of the highlights. The Canes organization started the evening...

  • Chandler Baseball. A new era begins!

    Posted October 20, 2012 by Mark Helsel

    Hi Everyone,I have great news! Our organization (Evoshield Canes Mid Atlantic) has been offered it’s own National Sponsorship from Chandler Wood Bat.  After much consideration and meetings with my most respected advisers, I have accepted the offer from David Chandler. In 2013 we will be C...

  • Accolades from Ft. Myers

    Posted October 10, 2012 by Mark Helsel

    The accolades keep rolling in from this past weekend's World Championships in Ft. Myers, FL. Our organization was extremely well represented as JJ Matijevic and Zach Jancarski both made the Louisville Slugger MLB Prime Nine team. Only 9 players out of over 3,000 players in the to...

  • Ft. Myers Recap

    Posted October 9, 2012 by Mark Helsel

    Ft Myers Recap   I just wanted to publicly let everyone know how proud I am of our three teams that played in Ft. Myers this past weekend. The entire weekend was just incredible. Our teams went a combined 11-2-1. We beat some very good teams and programs with big wins over East Coast Grays, O...

  • Perfect Game Scouting Blogs from Ft. Myers

    Posted October 6, 2012 by Mark Helsel

    EvoShield Canes M-A 2014's scored in every inning on their way to a 16-6 win over the East Coast Grays South Friday afternoon. JJ Matijevic (2014, Norwin HS, PA) and Zach Jancarski (2014, Chestnut Hill Academy HS, PA) pounded out three hits each. Matijevic displayed a short, compact swing and raw po...

  • Deposit Explanation

    Posted October 2, 2012 by Mark Helsel

    Recently a letter was mailed to many of you inviting you to play with the Canes in the summer of 2013. We asked you to pay a deposit of $100 by Oct. 15th to secure your roster spot on either a National team or in the College Prep/Developmental League for next summer. Many of you have paid your depos...

  • Lock Haven Spring Training Academy Opportunity

    Posted October 1, 2012 by Dave Brisbin

    Coach B will be in Lock Haven every Thursday evening starting Jan. 3rd thru Feb. 21st 4pm-9pm. Players will work in groups of 4. Group starting times will be on the half hour and rotate through the 4 stations which will include: 1st 30 min- stretching and Tee Work 2nd 30 min- Cage hitting with Vi...

  • Complete Player Package Saves over $1000

    Posted September 25, 2012 by Mark Helsel

    "CompletePlayerPackage" (save over $1,000) This is an OPTIONAL PACKAGE and is in addition to the basic player fees associated with playing in the summer of 2013. For any player who does not purchase the CPP, they can purchase individual programs in the Ala Carte Shopping Area on our website. ...

  • Speed Kills! Don't let it kill your career.

    Posted September 20, 2012 by Mark Helsel

    It does! It kills careers, especially in baseball, where the 60 yard dash and home to first times are watched like hawks by every single scout. I'm not trying to scare anyone, but here's a general rule of thumb; as a position player as your 60 time gets further and further away from 7.0 (in the wron...

  • Great Letter

    Posted September 20, 2012 by Mark Helsel

    Dear Mark,   The date was July 16, 2008. It was late in the afternoon and I was sitting in my hotel room in Louisville, Kentucky. I was scheduled to speak that evening for the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA). I was a little "down in the dumps." I hadn't gotten to exercise...