Local Sports Journal

The West Michigan Riptide will be hosting free tryouts for area youth baseball players.

Ages 8-12 will be hosted on Friday August 2 and Wednesday August 7 from 6-8 p.m. each night.

The Riptide will also host tryouts for ages 13-17 on August 3 from 8:30-11 a.m. and on August 8 from 6-8:30 p.m.

Tryouts will be held at Spring Lake High School’s varsity baseball field at 345 Hammond St.

Since 2010, Riptide teams have played in 55 tournament championship games and have had over 80 players go on to play collegiate baseball.

For more information on Riptide baseball and the upcoming tryouts, click here.