Bay College to hold baseball, softball tryouts

ESCANABA — Bay de Noc Community College in Escanaba will hold tryouts for their new baseball and softball teams in early March at the Hannahville Turf Complex.

The Bay College Baseball-Softball Audition Day will be held Saturday, March 3. Softball tryouts are set to begin at 10 a.m. and baseball at 12:30 p.m. Those trying out are asked to be there at least 15 minutes prior to the start for check-in.

It will be held in a showcase-style format by baseball coach Mike Pankow and softball coach Heidi Charon.

Those interested in attending Bay College and playing on either team get to meet the coaches and demonstrate their skills in different settings, including fielding, hitting, throwing, pitching and running.

Prospective student-athletes must have completed their junior year in high school or home-school equivalent to participate, according to National Junior College Athletic Association rules. They must also show proof of receiving a physical in the prior 13 months.

Those trying out are asked to register by Wednesday, Feb. 28, online at 1FAIpQLSf8FvDIlpVP9zWtEd4p_cBCADAbSA-O1c-olYcNxvKV4yextQ/viewform or by going to the baseball or softball pages at

For more information, call Pankow at 906-217-4295 or email him at, or call Charon at 906-217-4175 or email her at