All LGCS and Quakes Events Canceled on Sunday 1/31
1. Catching Clinics this morning are canceled due to wet field conditions and showers forecasted through the early morning hours
2. Quakes Player Evaluations 1:00pm to 3:30pm are canceled due to wet field conditions, standing water and saturated ground
Spring Season Quakes Program Player Evaluations 1/31
Evaluations are required for all players born in 2002 or before, playing in the Quakes spring program. Evaluations event will be held at Foothill Elementary.
Quakes Program Player Evaluations - 1:00pm to 3:30pm, Foothill Elementary, 13919 Lynde Avenue in Saratoga
- Pitchers & Catchers only workout from 1:00 to 1:30pm on the upper field at Foothill
- All players workout from 1:30 to 3:30pm on the lower field at Foothill
Softball Fun Day for "A-Division" Players Sunday 1/24
Bring your single-A division player (and any friends that might be considering playing) out to Blossom Hill Elementary from 12-1pm for an introductory softball practice aimed at some basic skills, but most of all to get the girls out on the field having fun! This is for kids in grades preK, K and 1st. If you have not yet registered, you can participate...but please try to complete your online registration at the earliest.
Catching Clinics Location Change for 1/24 and 1/31
Families with players in our Sunday Catching Clinic sessions between 9am and 12pm, please note a change to the location on Sunday 1/24 and 1/31. Your clinic location is being moved to an outdoor field to work on fundamentals and techniques that require more space. The clinics will meet at the same times but are moved to Foothill Elementary in Saratoga (Lynde Avenue) on the Main Field. Please note this change for these dates only.
Coaches Orientation Day Events Saturday 1/30
A required day of training for all LGCS Girls Softball coaches that will be on the field this spring with our players, the day's events begin at 8am on Saturday 1/30 at Foothill Elementary in Saratoga. League events, team formation, and planning topics will be covered, including a Positive Coaches Alliance training that will fill our morning. Coaches will have an afternoon onfield clinic to help with practice planning, drills and fundamental training, plus game strategy. Specific training on how to develop pitchers, hitters and defense is included. Team gear and equipment will be distributed to wrap up our day.
Spring Rec Season 2016 Online Registration Ends Soon
LGCS Girls Fastpitch Softball will begin forming teams at the end of January. Online registration for spring 2016 rec play will wrap up soon! Please join us now and don't miss out on a great season. Our preseason clinics are well underway and a few spots are still available for New Player Skills Clinic and our Pitching and Catching clinics. Sign up now to assure your roster spot while avoiding late fees.
Spring Player Development Skills Clinics
Spring rec 2016 preseason clinics begin in January for all registered players. Take advantage of terrific professional training to learn the game and develop important fundamentals, including pitching, catching, hitting and defense. New players have a clinic all their own to help kids new to softball learn and enjoy the sport. Click on Clinics Page for more details. Please note that as of 1/8/16 the Hitting & Defense Clinic sessions are full. We are taking a waiting list for interested players. There are a couple of spots only left for the Pitching Clinic and Catching Clinic.
Quakes Fastpitch for 14U and Older Players
LGCS Girls Fastpitch Softball has created in affiliation with several other South Bay programs a new organization that offers exciting, competitive fastpitch opportunities for players in the 14U and older levels. Quakes Fastpitch A-level have been formed at 18's, 16's and 14's for spring/summer 2016. Players wishing to play on 14's B/C level summer teams in 2016 should sign up for spring rec now. Teams forming soon.
Quakes Spring Program 2016 - Player Evaluations Event for all 14U players (kids born in 2002 or prior) will take place at Foothill Elementary in Saratoga on Sunday, January 31st.
Pitchers and Catchers should arrive by 1pm for a special 30 minute session. All other players should arrive by 1:30pm. The event should finish up by 3:30pm. Thanks and Happy New Year!