During our preseason workouts and our in-season competition, the Dawgs organization is always looking to acknowledge our players for acting or playing in a way that embodies our mission and core values.
One of the ways that we award our players for “Embracing the Standard” and exemplifying our vision for the development of outstanding players and young men is through our “Dawg of the Week” belt award. This award is intended to be awarded each week the team has tournaments and a regular basis through off-season activities.
The “Dawg of the Week” award is voted on by our coaches and our staff after consideration of the most recent tournament or off-season period.
To win the award, the player must “Embrace the Standard” by exhibiting the traits and values that are core to the Dawgs organization, including leadership, accountability, excellence determination and a winning attitude.
Caden Earns the First Ever Top Dawg Player of the Week Award!
Caden crushes a double on March 1st at Premier Baseball of Texas
Caden loves to work hard and is always willing to put in the work at practice, at lessons and off the field. He has put great effort into becoming a strong outfielder and continues to develop a very strong bat.
We are so happy to have Caden in our organization, he is not only a great kid, but he is a leader by example in terms of his effort, attitude and determination to get better. Keep working Caden, we are so excited about you as a player and a young man!!
The Fox Takes Home the 1st Belt for the 11U!
Tyler won the Dawg of the Week for the 11Us first tournament at Big League Dreams on February 8th and 9th. The Dawgs finished third in the first weekend and this finish was directly impacted by Tyler.
For the weekend, Tyler pitched a total of 5 innings, including a 4 inning complete game to secure a win in Sunday’s bracket play. In that game Tyler, held the Gulf Coast Scrappers to 2 runs (I earned) only allowing 3 hits, struck out three and allowed zero walks.
At the plate, Tyler also added 4 RBIs on the weekend. Tyler received the award because of his excellence on the mound and the winning attitude, he displayed the weekend.
Tyler with the unassisted double play in the semifinal of the Nations Baseball Mega Millions Million Point Tournament on March 1st.
Tyler is another one of those quiet leaders by example on the Dawgs. Tyler is a very talented player and is a lock down stud on the mound, but best of all Tyler is a good teammate and very coachable. Great job, Tyler, we are so glad you are a Dawg!!
When the Texas Dawgs were founded, we adopted a Mission Statement and Core values, which included a focus on the importance of giving back to the communities in which we play and understanding the value of service in building young men of character.
In adopting these standards and values, we require all of our players to perform community service in order to be a part of our organization. For our spring season, our first service project was gather equipment donations for The Recycled Baseball Items Foundation (RBI) and Recycled Sports Items (RSI), fellow non-profit organizations.
RBI and RSI are committed to keeping the Greater Houston Area's underprivileged youth off the streets, away from gangs, crime, and drugs, while offering them a positive and viable alternative in the form of participation in baseball/softball and other sports.
RBI accomplishes this by providing baseball, basketball, football and other sports equipment, instructional sports clinics and college scholarships to those who are exemplary in both academics and sports.
To support the cause of RBI and RSI, the Texas Dawgs engaged in a month long equipment drive requesting that players and families donate lightly used sports goods. On March 15th, RBI and RSI Foundation (RBI) picked up the items gathered by the Dawgs.
The Dawgs Organization donated over 150 items to RBI and RSI. The items donated included gloves, bats, helmets, catcher’s gear, cleats, pants, protective gear and training aids. We are hopeful these items will help further the outstanding mission of RBI and RSI.
We are so proud of our players and their families for their commitment to this project and their desire to support our community. Our players are truly “Embracing the Standard” of what it means to be a Texas Dawg!!! We are looking forward to our next community service project.
11U Player Profiles Are Now Live!
Learn more about your studly 11U Texas Dawgs by checking out their slick top-notch Texas Dawg official player profiles available now on the roster page!
If your child plays for the 11U and you have not submitted your profile you are in luck, you can submit your questionnaire here to create a custom player profile.
Basketball March Madness Fundraiser
Welcome to The Texas Dawgs March Madness Fundraiser:
We have established this pool in order to (i) raise funds for our 11U and 12U teams to help off-set World Series costs for our trip to Louisville Kentucky this summer; and (ii) have some fun with March Madness. The cost for entry is $12 for 1 bracket or $30 for 3. You can enter as many brackets as you want, however, and we encourage you to do so.
We will treat this pool similar to our Super Bowl square pools with winnings split between the team, the pool winners and administrative costs. We recently set the pool up at RunYourPool named 'Texas Dawgs Baseball'. If you are interested in joining the pool, please go to the following link and fill out the form:
Exact pay-out will not be known once we have a final number but if we gain 1,000 entries, which is our target that will raise approximately ($10,000-$11,000) and after about a 7% overhead we would pay out the winnings 70% to the Dawgs and 30% to the winner. Under this scenario , the winner would win $1,500, second place $750, third place $500 and the lowest score will win $50.
Payments may be submitted via Paypal and Venmo. The PayPal account is PayPal.Me/txdawgs and the Venmo account is @Rob-Kerrigan. Please make the payments between friends. Both accounts have a Texas Dawgs logo if you are unsure.
A brief reminder: Get your bracket(s) in before the pick deadline, which is Thursday, March 19th at 11:15 (CST) and make sure to review the pool settings. Only the main 64 teams that make up a standard bracket are included (i.e. the play-in games, or 'first four', are NOT included). Good luck to everyone. If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com.
12U Player Profiles Are Now Live!
Learn more about your studly 12U Texas Dawgs by checking out their slick top-notch Texas Dawg official player profiles available now on the roster page!
If your child plays for the 12U and you have not submitted your profile you are in luck, you can submit your questionnaire here to create a custom player profile.
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