Rooney Resigns As Prior Lake Jays Manager

Chris Rooney, Player-Manager for the Prior Lake Jays, has resigned as Manager for the Class B team.  Rooney, who has managed the team on 3 different periods in team history and replaced Joel Schmitz, will continue as a player on the team. 

He has been a member of the team since its inception in 1987 and was a member of the 2004 State Class B Champion Jordan Brewers and saw action as a backup catcher after the Jays were eliminated from playoffs. 

A search for the next Jays Manager has commenced and will be overseen by the PLABA board.  Interested candidates may check www.priorlakebaseball.com for updates on the process of securing a manager for the 2005 Season. 

A successor is hoped to be named by January 2005.