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WayCo is proud to announce their partnership with Wayland’s Outdoor Basketball League (OBL).

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WayCo Softball began in the summer of 2007 after only a few days of planning. Games were played at the Wayland High School Girls Softball Field and were mostly marked by the number of balls lost in the woods by all the homeruns hit on the “short” field.  There were four teams and about 80 players, who were clad in color-coded random t-shirts.


It was strictly an all-guys activity until the final game when a grill was brought in, parents and other fans were invited, photos were snapped, and a precedent for feeding the guys a hearty meal was set.  


WayCo’s co-founders were four Wayland High School Class of 2006 graduates: Dan Burgess, Joe Dorr, Connor Hanlon, and Dan Hogan.  Home for their first summer after college, they quickly recognized the need for a way to fill their summer nights. At season’s end, they were determined to come back the following summer bigger and more organized than ever.


First on the agenda was securing the Cochituate Ball Fields for the league, which Dan Burgess arranged during the following winter. His sudden passing in March 2008 while in the midst of fundraising for the league and securing sponsors created a void that would soon be filled by family, friends, and community. Everyone rallied to be sure the League would continue in Dan’s honor.


Summer 2008: Ten teams, games three nights a week, barbecues, pizza, ice cream, a fundraising raffle, and more as the word spread about this new activity for Wayland youth.  In 2012, WayCo marks its sixth season and has expanded to both softball and basketball. It provides not only a recreational activity but a forum for young people to develop leadership skills, to gain community service experience, and to be part of a thriving community activity.

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