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Randy Abrams, Cobra Coach, is once again battling Leukemia.  We hope you will consider making a donation to help his family during this difficult time.  Randy has been involved in travel baseball for many years and has given back to the community over the years.  If you can donate, please go to  There is information about Randy’s journey on the donation page.

Cobras Begin 31st year in Amateur Baseball.

This season the Cobras will field 14 different teams ranging from 8U to 18U.

Hall of Fame Members Remembered!!!!

A new feature to our website this year will be featuring former Cobra players that have been entered into the Hall of Fame or excelled at the Major League Level.


Below is Cobras Hall of Fame member Justin Roberts. Justin played for the Cobras for 12 years from 1993-2004. He was inducted into the HOF in 2005.

Justin attended Groveport High School and also played baseball at Columbus State College.

2016 Cobras Add More Teams!

Recently the Columbus Cobras expanded by adding four more teams that have come over from the Ohio Sharks. Cobras President/CEO Harry Huskey finalized the details with Sharks President Randy Abrams last week and teams at 12U,14U,16U and 18U have been added and these four age groups will now have two teams each.

This expansion has been talked about for some time and finally it was the right thing to do.

Randy Abrams will coach the 18U team, Steven Phillips the 16U team, Mike McNeely the 14U and Scott Hungerman the 12U.

Overall the Cobras organization which starts it 31st season will field 15 travel teams next year that will all set their sites on winning big nationally.

College Commitments


Grant Helber Marietta College
Joe McGuinness Bowling Green University
Spencer Pinnick Ohio Dominican University
Doug Smith Cuyahoga Community College
DJ Strapp Ohio Dominican University
Hunter Tome Cuyahoga Community College
Davis Robeson Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
Nobel Moore Wittenburg
Brady Roesch Ohio Wesleyan
Trey Abrams Wilmington College
RJ Williams Bowling Green University
David Van Hove Ohio Wesleyan
Dante D'Andrea Bluffton University
Tyler Johnson Gardner Webb
Josh Daughenbach  Ohio Wesleyan


Brian Fields Taylor University
Brendan Alas Northern Kentucky University
Aaron Greer Rio Grande University
Caden Cluxton  Rio Grande University
Conor Crotty Ohio Dominican University
Shane Carney Adrian College
Austin Rawlins University of Findlay

Recent News

12U Player Opportunity

01/14/2016, 10:15pm EST
By Tom Schaffer

Our 12U team is in search of one additional player.  If interested, please contact Coach Tom Schaffer at (614)917-3979 or

2015 Baseball Youth Elite 25

11/03/2015, 9:15pm EST
By Russ Wight

Baseball Youth Magazine has released their final rankings for the 2015 season.

Teams were judged based on overall record, previous tournaments, championships won, competition faced, record against ranked teams and recent performances.

Congratulations to the 2015 10u Columbus Cobras, #25 in the nation!

Cobras show strong in Fall tournament

10/13/2015, 9:30pm EDT
By Randy Abrams

Cobras show strong in Fall tournament. Randy Abrams held a charity tournament in Columbus over the Oct 10/11th weekend for a 5 yr old little boy , Cason, that is battling cancer. The 11u Cobras coached by Russ Wight finished runner up. The 12u Cobras coached by Tom Shaeffer played up in the 13u division and took home the championship defeating the Midwest Prospects. 14u Cobras coached by Mike Mcneely and Randy Abrams took home the championship defeating the Ohio Elite.

12u Cobras Player Chosen for Team USA Ohio Valley

09/05/2015, 10:15am EDT
By Tom Schaffer

Congratulations to Jackson Ware, a member of the 2016 12u Cobras team, who was selected to play on the Ohio Valley 11U team that participated in the USA Baseball National Team Identification Series (NTIS). The Ohio Valley 11u NTIS teamhas 18 players from 7 different states and they competed in the Team USA NTIS tournament against teams from other regions across the country at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C., from Aug. 27-30, 2015.  Following the NTIS, USA Baseball will invite players to participate in future National Team Trials and the National Team Development Program opportunities with the ultimate goal of being selected to represent our country as part of Team USA. The 2015 USA Baseball National Team Identification Series (NTIS) program includes five separate age groups -- 11U, 13U, 14U, 16U and 17U and with tryouts in every region of the country it is the most comprehensive player identification program offered by Team USA.

BrockStrong Tournament

09/01/2015, 1:30pm EDT
By Russ Wight

The 11u Cobras are honored to be participating in the BrockStrong Foundation Labor Day Tournament.  Brock (B-Rock) Johnson was a 14-year old member of the Eastside Irish baseball program and resident of Canal Winchester.  After courageously battling an auto-immune disease his entire life, he rounded third and headed for home on May 20, 2015.