For generations, summer sports have come to define childhoods, rec leagues, interoffice competitions, and more. While simple trophies, and medals have long been traditional end-of-season rewards, giving your winners and stand-out performers something more substantial to recognize their accomplishments goes a long way. Whether it’s an MVP trophy, a championship award, or even something to recognize an athlete being a category leader, finding a unique trophy that properly honors that player or team’s achievement is crucial.Continue reading
As the temperatures start to rise, the days get longer, and that means one thing — youth spring sports are right around the corner! With more of these leagues coming back in full swing this season, league organizers need to plan every aspect of the games to ensure that everyone involved has a good time, from scheduling games to organizing the teams and the trophies for the end of the season.Continue reading
Spike’s Trophies has grown into one of the finest custom trophy manufacturers in the area, giving people access to fully customized football trophies and other custom awards for every occasion. However, it hasn’t always been smooth sailing for founder Keith Baldwin. Going through the natural ups and downs of being in business since 1929 with founder Myer “Spike” Shandleman, Spike’s Trophies has seen growth and, in the case of the pandemic, challenges you never see coming.Continue reading
Finding the perfect holiday gift for a loved one can be a challenging proposition. You want to find something that shows how much you love and appreciate them and give them something that they will actually use. It’s a delicate line that many people fail to balance without going overboard.Continue reading
With fall in full swing and pandemic measures easing around the country, returning a sense of normalcy has become more common. For most children, that means fall sports are getting into high gear, and competition is in the air. Whether it’s fall baseball, softball, soccer, or football, kids of all ages take the field to play the games they love and with their friends. To give them an added incentive, providing custom trophies at the end of the season offers that end goal for them to work towards.Continue reading
No matter the time of year, carrying drinks around with you to work, different events, and functions are necessary for people. Whether it’s a warm cup of coffee at the office or ice-cold water on a hike in the height of summer, whatever temperature your drink should remain at for your enjoyment presents logistical challenges. Insulated drinkware has proven an essential tool in maintaining ideal temperature, but they can come in a bland or monotone color range. Continue reading
With the world opening up again and people returning to work, remote work is slowly starting to transition back to an in-person work environment again. The past year has seen a drastic shift in how companies staff and the potential for high turnover rates during that time frame. For many companies, investing in a batch of fresh name badges can help your team, and customers feel a little more comfortable and at ease as we continue to transition to a post-lockdown status quo.
The Spike’s Trophies team loves a well-pitched game of baseball as much as the next fan. We offer players a baseball glove trophy for a variety of pitcher accolades. However, the league-wide offensive struggles have been concerning for players and fans alike of both the Phillies and MLB baseball as a whole. Continue reading
Now that the world has started opening up again and the kids have begun returning to the baseball fields for summer, it’s time to start thinking about getting the Little League trophies ready for the season. Finding ways to return them to a sense of normalcy after a tumultuous year changes how they go to school and see their friends and extended family members have put these kids through the wringer. Safely restarting the Little Leagues can help your kids feel a sense of accomplishment and normalcy they have lacked over the past year.
The NBA power structure shifted earlier this year when former Houston Rockets megastar James Harden forced his way out of town and into the waiting arms of the Brooklyn Nets. Reuniting with his former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Kevin Durant and the volume scoring spark plug Kyrie Irving, the Nets catapulted themselves to Eastern Conference favorites over the Bucks and Sixers. However, basketball awards are earned on the court and not an analytics spreadsheet. So the Sixers spent the season rounding into shape and punching their way to the top of the conference standings. However, do they have the stamina to outlast the Nets, Bucks, and a suddenly surging New York Knicks?