NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION

  • It is very sad to report that Barb O'Reilly, wife of Coach Mike O'Reilly (Ohio), passed away on Oct 30th. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the O'Reilly family.

  • It is very sad to report that Jim Phipps passed away after a short battle with cancer. Jim was a long time baseball coach in both Arizona and Illinois. He and his good friend, Jack Kaiser, will always be remembered for seating up front at every clinic taking notes. Our thoughts and prayer go out to his wife (Sally) and all the Phipps Family memebers. Jim will truely be missed by all.

  • It is very sad to report that on July 24, 2006, Bill Sadler passed away after a short battle with cancer. Bill was the former head coach at Westerville South HS, Wesrerville, OH. Our thoughts and prayers go to the Sadler family and community of Westerville.

  • It is with a heavy heart that we have to report that on Friday, March 17th, Joe Cook passed away from a massive heart attack while coaching 3rd base. Joe was the head coach at Bishop McGuinness HS, Oklahoma City, OK. Joe has served on the Board of Directors of the BCA and was a Charter Member in the organization. Our sincere thoughts and prayers go to the Cook family and the McGuinnes HS baseball program.

    Tribute to Elaine Miles
  • It is sad to report the death of Marcus "Gordon" Morgan on April 8, 2005. Gordie was a long time friend of high school baseball in the state of Oklahoma. He played a big part in the formation and development of the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association and the Junior/Senior Sunbelt Tournaments. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 16th at the Will Rogers Methodist Church at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations go to the Gordon Morgan Softball Fund at Bishop Kelly HS in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This friend of high school baseball will be sincerely missed.

  • It is also sad to report that former Executive Director Jerry Miles has lost another family member. Jerry's son, Craig Miles, passed away on April 14, 2005. Craig played a big role in running the BCA website and helping with the BCA clinics every year, along with his wife Chrissy. We send our heart felt sympathy to the Miles Family.