Welcome to APAK 18u All Stars New Home Page.
CONGRATULATIONS TO MIKE FAULKNER, CF ARKANSAS ST U, 12TH ROUND DRAFT PICK BY SEATTLE MARINERS, 2012 DRAFT. GOOD LUCK MIKE!
ATTENTION PLAYERS, PARENTS, AND RECRUITERS: AS OF TODAY(OCT 10 11), I HAVE DECIDED TO TAKE A PROMOTION WITH PITTSBURGH PIRATES TO BECOME A PRO SCOUT FOR THEM, SCOUTING THE MAJOR LEAGUES AND MINOR LEAGUES. I WILL NOT BE INVOLVED ON THE AMATEUR SIDE OF OUR INDUSTRY. I WANT TO THANK ALL OF YOU FOR THE FRIENDSHIP AND SUPPORT SHOWN TO ME THROUGHOUT MY AMATEUR CAREER. GOOD LUCK TO YOU ALL. ALVIN
Attention High School Players: Coach McDonald, Murray State U(KY) and his staff would like to invite interested players to their fall showcase next month. Click on handouts to view.
Congratulations to JD Tacket, C SBEC HS, committed to Northwest JC(MS).
ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS/PARENTS: DUE TO MY INCREASE RESPONSIBILITIES WITH SEATTLE MARINERS, AS WELL AS COACH MAC ACCEPTING A DIVISION 1 COACHING OPPORTUNITY AT ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF, WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PROVIDE A SUMMER TEAM FOR 2011 SEASON. I WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL OF THE PLAYERS FOR THEIR INQUIRIES. ADDITIONALLY, I WOULD LIKE TO SEND A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO ALL THE CURRENT AND FORMER PLAYERS FOR MAKING APAK BASEBALL ONE OF THE MOST RESPECTED COMPETITIVE PROGRAMS IN THE MID-SOUTH REGION. GOOD LUCK TO ALL OF YOU AS YOU PREPARE FOR YOUR UPCOMING SEASON. MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR! AS ALWAYS PLAYERS/PARENTS, I CAN BE REACH VIA MY CELL AND EMAIL IF I CAN HELP YOU IN ANYWAY POSSIBLE. THANKS. ALVIN.
Congratulations to Jordan Nolan, LP Arlington HS, committed to Jackson State JC(TN).
Congratulations to Bug Cox, LP Arlington HS, committed to U of Tennessee-Martin.
ATTENTION FALL PLAYERS/PARENTS: I just wanted to send a special thank you to all of you again regarding our fall season. Players, I greatly appreciated the effort shown throughout the fall. Good Luck to all you during your High School Season. Additionally, Parents thank all of you again for the commitment and support shown throughout the fall season to our program.
Congratulations to Jacob Alexander, SS Northside HS, committed to Union U(TN).
Attention Players/Parents: Itinerary for this weekend in Chattanooga, TN is now available. Click on Handouts to view. Beware of the Time Zone.
Attention Players/Parents: There are special rules outlined for this tournament in Chattanooga. Click on Handouts to view full schedule and rules. Beware of special rules for AT&T Field.
Attention Players/Parents: Coach Skirka at Murray State U asked me to pass along information about their upcoming fall showcase camp on Oct 24. Keep in mind, this is a Division 1 School located in Murray, KY. Click on Handouts to view.
Attention Players: Line-ups for CHATTANOOGA, TN (Oct 9-10) now available. Click on handouts to view.
Attention Fall Players: Practice confirmed for this week Tue (Sept 28). 5:45pm-7:45pm Sowell Field.
ATTENTION Fall Players/Parents: Itinerary for JACKSON STATE JC (Oct 2-3) is now available. Click on Handouts to view.
ATTENTION 2010 SUMMER PLAYERS/PARENTS: Team awards have been announced: Thanks to all of you for the effort displayed all summer:
1) Top Hitter: Justin Hollis, CF Arlington HS
2) Top Pitcher: Ryan Williams, LP Arlington HS
3) Sportmanship: Zack Buzzard, 2B Cordova HS
4) Most Improved Player: Chad Bradford, 3B/RP Germantown HS
5) MVP: Justin Hollis, CF Arlington HS
Congratulations to Josh Ambuehl 1B Arlington HS, committed to Christian Brothers U(TN).
Attention Players: Keith Hagan Tourney: Take ownership of your preparation! You will get out of this week what you put into it!
Congratulations to Stephen Barrett LP Rossville Academy, committed to Freed-Hardeman U(TN).
Attention Players/Parents: Itinerary for Central Arkansas U now available, click on handouts to view.
Congratulations to Taylor Morton RP Bartlett HS, 9th Rd Draft Pick, New York Yankees.
Congratulations to the following players on their college commitments:
1) Coda Medlin RP Magnolia Heights HS, committed to U of Arkansas-Monticello
2) Taylor Morton RP Bartlett HS, committed to U of Tennessee
3) Ross Wilson SS/2B Germantown HS, committed to U of Arkansas-Monticello
4) Justin Hollis OF Arlington HS, committed to U of Arkansas-Monticello
5) Keenan Jumper C Wynne HS, committed to U of Arkansas-Monticello
6) Mason Caldwell OF/LP Bartlett HS, committed to Austin Peay St U
Attention Returning Summer Players/Parents: If you are planning to return for the 2010 Season, please reply to me by Jan 4 2010.
Congratulations to Dave Clark, being named Interim Manager, Houston Astros for the remainder of the 2009 Season. Good Luck Dave!
Congratulations to Justin Barnes 2B Arlington HS, commitment to U of TN-Martin. Great work Justin. Keep working hard!
Attention Players/Parents: Help me congratulate Coach Marc MacMillan on his acceptance to become the Pitching Coach/Recruiting Coordinator for the U of Arkansas-Monticello. Congrats Coach Mac!
Attention 2009 Summer Players/Parents: Team Awards have been announced: Unfortunately, we will not have our end of the year team cookout due to scheduling conflict. I will deliever the awards to the winners. Due to the great success of our team this summer, choosing the awards for the 2009 season were a great challenge. Several players were deserving of each award. Again, many thanks to the entire team and parents.
Top Hitter: Ross Wilson, SS Germantown HS
Top Pitcher: Jonathan Van Eaton, RP Arlington HS
Sportsmanship: TJ Cox, C Arlington HS
Most Improved Player: Blake Rosenberg, 3B Arlington HS
MVP: Mike Faulkner, CF Germanton HS
Attention 2009 Summer Players: Congratulations on an outstanding summer! 31-5-1, (Last 19 wins in a row), Parents help me congratulate Coach Marc MacMillan and Coach Keith Dunn for their superb leadership throughout the summer!
Attention 2009 Summer Parents: I greatly appreciate the effort from all during our end of the season tourney held at Arlington HS this past weekend. Additionally, help me send a special thank you to Coach Ring for allowing us to host our touranment at his High School Field!
Attention 2009 Players/Parents: Our end of the season awards will be announced by the end of next week Aug 14 2009. If we are unable to meet, I will hand deliver the awards to the appropriate players.
Congratulations to Austin Crisp, RP Dyersburg HS, committed to U of Arkansas-Monticello(AR).
Attention Players/Parents: Itinerary for Birmingham now available. Click on handouts to view.
Congratulations to Mike Faulkner OF Germantown HS, being drafted by the Oakland A's 21st Rd (6-10-09).
Congratulations to Brian Shipman, RP Arlington HS, committed to Lambuth U(TN).
Attention Players: Pitching Rotations confirmed Arlington HS Tourney(Wood Bats) July 31-Aug 2 09; VanEaton Out for this weekend due to Injury! Fri: Gm 1: Medlin, Gm 2 Hardwick; Sat: Gm 3 Barrett, Gm 4 Houston; Sun: G5 Championship Day TBA . Relievers: Sullivan, Crisp, Shipman, Cox B, be ready at anytime. If Run Rules: Coach Mac will adjust as needed!
Congratulations to TJ Cox, CA Arlington HS, committed to Lambuth U (TN).
Attention Players/Parents: See revised pre-season practice schedule. Click on handouts to view.
Congratulations to Russ Hardwick, RP Covington HS, committed to Jackson State JC(TN).
Attention 2009 Players/Parents: Click on Handouts to view our Player Information Card. I need each player to complete a new form. You can email back to me or bring to our first practice.
Attention 2009 Players: If you do not have a photo on our site, I need for you to forward me a head shot of you. Take with a baseball cap please. Thanks.
Attention Coaches: If you are interested in our APAK Round Robin Tourney, click on handouts to view tourney entry form.
Congratulations to Jonathan Van Eaton, RP Arlington HS, committed to U of Memphis(TN).
Congratulations to Blake Rosenberg, 3B/1B Arlington HS, committed to Dyersburg St JC(TN).
Attention Players/Parents: If you are planning to reach me via the mail, please forward to: P.O. Box 752894 Memphis, TN 38175.
Special thank you to Tony and Becky Cox for a wonderful tribute to our program. To view, click on Tributes.
Attention Players/Parents: See our News button to the left for current articles on our players. Current news of TJ Cox signing with Crichton College via their website. We hope to continue this for the upcoming 2009 season regarding present and former players. Enjoy.
Congratulations to Mike Faulkner, OF Germantown HS, committed to Arkansas State U(AR).
Attention Players/Parents: Just wanted to share an article with you about one of our Seattle Scouts from the East Coast. Good read! Click on Handouts to view.
Congratulations to Dave Clark on his promotion to the Big Leagues. Dave will serve as the Third Base Coach for the Houston Astros during the 2009 Season. Congrats again Dave, well deserved! Keep up the good work.
Attention Players/Parents: Looks like several of you are receiving recruiting questionnaires, please respond to all questionnaires in a timely matter.
Congratulations to Coach Marc MacMillan, he has accepted a position with Seattle Mariners to serve as an Associate Scout. He will continue to work closely with Alvin and will accompany Alvin to Anaheim, CA in November for a National Scouting Conference. Coach Mac brings a wealth of knowledge and professionalism to the game. Seattle recognizes his ceiling as an evaluator, as well as a player development instructor. Congrats again Coach Mac.
Congratulations to Bryan Hayeslip LP, Collierville HS, committed to Volunteer State JC(TN).
Special thank you to Dale and Derek McCollum for a wonderful Tribute. Click on Tributes to read. Good luck at Tusculum College Derek.
Congratulations to Caleb McClanahan and Mike Faulkner for being named to the SCS All-Star Team for the 2008 season.
Congratulations to Wayne Hawkins, OF Christian Brothers HS, committed to U of Arkansas-Monticello(AR).
Congratulations to Logan Parker, 1B Marion HS(AR), committed to Southwest JC(TN).
Congratulations to Mike Faulkner on being named to the Oakland Athletics Area Code Scout Team. The team will travel to Long Beach, CA to play Aug 5-10 2008.
Congratulations to former APAK Player Elliot Bonner, Jackson State JC, committed to Florida A&M University(Tallahassee, FL).
Congratulations to Derek McCollum, RP Horn Lake HS, committed to Tusculum College (Greenville, TN).
Congratulations to Alex Bowman and Mike Faulkner on accepting an invitation to attend the Area Code Tryouts July 2 2008 (Nashville, TN) from the Oakland Athletics. If they make the team, they will travel to Long Beach, CA on Aug 5-10 2008 to play in the annual Area Code Games. Good Luck Guys!
Congratulations to AJ Rittman on being selected in the 46 round by the Seattle Mariners.
Congratulations to Carlos James: 18u Summer Coach the past two years on accepting the Head Coaching Position at U of Arkansas-Monticello. Outstanding job Carlos! APAK, players, and parents will miss you on the field but will gladly welcome you back when you come to recruit our players. Congrats again, Good Luck!
APAK is please to announce that Marc MacMillan, former Ole Miss Player and MUS High School Coach for 8yrs have accepted to manage our 18u team for the 2008 season. Coach Mac brings a wealth of knowledge and passion for the game! Players and Parents help me welcome Coach Mac to our APAK family.
Congratulations to Caleb McClanahan on accepting an invitation to attend Seattle Mariners Pre-Draft Camp.
Congratulations to Matt Milam, SS Homeschool, Committed to U.S. Naval Academy(Annapolis,MD) Good Luck Matt!
A special thank you to Coach Doug Kovash, Pitching Coach, UAB for his tribute to our program. Click on Tributes to view.
Congratulations to Cole Dickerson RP Dyersburg HS, committed to Dyersburg State JC(TN).
Congratulations to Dave Clark on his promotion to 3A Manager for the Houston Astros for the 2008 Season. Currently Dave will be coaching in the Arizona Fall League for Mesa, AZ during Oct-Nov 07. Good Job Dave. Good Luck!
Attention Players, Parents, Coaches, and Scouts: See new Tributes feature to the left.
Congratulations to Caleb McClanahan, RP Wynne HS(AR), commitment to Arkansas State U.
Alumni Roster now available: Click on Handouts to view!
Your direct connection to College Recruiters and Major League Scouts!