Welcome to The Catoctin High School Baseball Program.
One of Maryland's most consistent programs with 6 Regional Championships in the last 12 years, 4 State Championship appearances, and several All-State and All-League picks. Located minutes from Camp David and Mount St. Mary's University, Catoctin plays in the 2A West Playoff Region and is a member of the CMC conference, which could be considered among the top conferences in the state.
Coach Les Fisher Retires
After 19 year, Coach Les Fisher has retired. Coach Fisher has been instrumental in building our baseball culture here at CHS. Coach helped bring Catoctin it's first Regional, League and State Championships. Helped led CHS to 6 Regional Titles, 3 League Titles, 4 State Championship Games and a State Title. Coach Mike Franklin said, "Coach Fisher was a great coach but he was a better person. Loyalty doesn't even begin to describe him. He bleeds blue and white and has honestly invested a significant portion of his life to helping kids enjoy and earn this great game. He has changed a lot of lives including mine. He is and always will be brother to me. We will all miss him out on the field." Congratulations Coach Fisher and THANK YOU for helping our kids.
Catoctin Baseball Wins
2017 League Championship
Congratulations to the Cougars for winning a very tough league in 2017. The Cougars took 1st followed by
2. Middletown(2A State Champs), 3. Walkersville
and 4. Brunswick.
Franklin Inducted Into National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall Of Fame
Congratulations to our own Coach Mike Franklin as he was inducted into the National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame in Evansville Indiana. Mike was the 3 time MVP of the Baltimore/Carroll County League, leading the league in Batting Average, Home Runs and RBI's. Mike made media attention by once going 5 for 5 with 5 Home Runs against the Westminster Yard Dogs and was tabbed "King of Swing" by the Carroll County Times. Congratulations Coach!
Franklin Named 2017 FCA Coach of the Year
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes named Coach Mike Franklin their 2017 Coach of the Year. " I am completely humbled. I'm far from perfect but never ashamed to admit I am a follower of Christ. We were put here to serve and really, that's what coaching is. I'd like to thank Randy Cole and the committee for this honor." We are proud of you Coach and thank you for all you do to make our kids better people.
COUGARS WIN 2013 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP!!!!
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP RUNNERS UP
2002 2003 2009
2002 2003 2004 2006 2009 2013
FREDERICK COUNTY CHAMPIONS: CURRENT
CURRENT HOLDER/DEFENDING CHAMP of the Robbie Seidel Tournament Plate
Click Here to Watch the COUGARS POST SEASON HIGHLIGHT VIDEO
Catoctin Celebrates on TV(Click Here)
Congratulations to Coach Franklin who was named Maryland's Simon McNeeley PE Teacher Award recipient
Coach Franklin awarded The Charles Tressler Award
Teacher of Year Award by
COUGARS IN COLLEGE BASEBALL
Connor Cramer- Fairmont State University
Brett Weatherly- Fairmont state University
Ryan Fisher- Mount Saint Mary;s University
Dylan Reid- Hagerstown Community College
Chip Faust- Frederick Community College
Josh Little- Mount St Mary's
Colby Smith - Hagerstown Community College
Mark Smith- Garrett Community College/Mary Washington
Seth Schubert - Mount St Mary's
Alex Kennedy - Mount St Mary's
Connor Cool - Hagerstown Community College
Joey Johnson - Garrett Community College
Josh Laramore - Glenville State University
Danny Miller - Chesapeake Community College
Kyle Sanders - Allegany Community College /WV Tech
Jake Yocum - Longwood Univ./Shenandoah Univ.
Adam Delauter - Shenandoah Univ.
Calvin Lewis - Frostburg State Univ.
Mike Topper - Wingate Univ.
Danny Duranko - Johns Hopkins Univ.
Justus Yocum - Mount St Mary's Univ.
R.J. Morse - UMBC/ Chesapeake Comm.
Chad Wolfe - Mount St Mary's/Chesapeake Comm./Salisbury Univ.
Will Delawter - Chesapeake Comm/UMBC
Brad Nesbit - Clearwater Christian Univ.
Rusty Wood - Salisbury University
Mike Irvine - Gettysburg College
John West - Virginia Tech
THE CHS BASEBALL COACHING STAFF
Mike Franklin (20th year) - Head Coach Mike Franklin has taken the Cougars to a championship level, winning the school's 1st State Championship, 6 Regional Championships in the past 12 years, 3 league titles, the first County Championship and 4 trips to the State Title game. He was named "Coach of The Year" in 2002 (Frederick Post), 2003 (MVAL), and 2004 (Frederick Post), named to coach the State All-Star game at Camden Yards (2004,2014) and the western MD All-Star game at Hagerstown Suns stadium(2007, 2013). Before arriving at CHS, Mike was an assistant for 1 year at Frederick High and before that coached at Salisbury University winning Regional Championships at both. As a player at local Linganore High, Mike won a League and Regional championship in baseball as well as State titles in football and power-lifting. Mike then attended FCC where he was a Division I All-Junior college selection before playing at Salisbury. As a teacher, Mike maintains his same level. He was named a Maryland Simon McNeely Award winner recognizing him for being one of the best PE Teachers in state. He is the 2013 Lions Club High School Teacher of Year, 2011 CHS Teacher of Year, and was the Frederick County Simon McNeely Teacher of Year in 2016.
Will Delawter(3rd Year) - Will was a former CHS Standout who played in the State Championship his Junior and Senior years with CHS. Will went on to play in the National JuCo World series at Chesapeake and then became a DI-Ping All American at UMBC. Will has been an All Star at every level he has played at. Will is also recognized as an amazing teacher.
Will Warram(3rd Year)- Coach Warram is our Bench and Stat Coach and is a huge asset to our program. When not coaching baseball, Will works in our Special Education department at CHS and is our CHS Swimming Coach in the winter.
Justin Albright wins State MVP award at Camden Yards
Justin Albright was honored as a consensus 1st team All State pick and then won the MVP. Justin was among 30 ball players chosen from over 200 Maryland public and private high schools and was honored at a banquet at Camden Yards and then in the Brooks Robinson All-Star game after the Orioles played the Atlanta Braves Coach Franklin said, "I am so proud of Justin. He is the everything a player should be. He's a gentleman and a scholar. A man of honor, integrity, and he has a tremendous work ethic." Congratulations Justin. you earned it! Chad Wolfe, Will Delawter, Justus Yocum(MVP), Chris Legore, John West, Pat Sherald, and Mike Irvine are other past members of our program that were selected for this prestigeous game.
Albright Signs with G.W.