Last Updated: September 24, 2014
James River Rage Tryout Information
James River Rage Tryouts for 14U - Deas will be held:
James River Rage Tryouts for 16U and 14U - Moreland teams will be held:
Rage 18U to Bolster Roster for Spring/Summer
18U Player Abby Eichelberger Signs with Richard Bland
We are pleased to announce that Abby Eichleberger (pictured 3rd from left) of the 18U Rage has signed to play college ball with the Richard Bland Statesmen. Congratulations go out to Abby and her parents, Kevin and Margaret Eichelberger. Way to go Abby!
Beef O'Brady's Fundraising Breakfast - March 1
The 14U Rage has planned a fundraising breakfast to be held on March 1 from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. at Beef O'Brady's Restaurant in Newport News. Beef's has supported our orgnaization for years and these breakfasts are a huge hit. Tickets may be purchased in advance from a 14U player or at the door.
TRYOUTS Rage 16U and 14U - February 23
The James River Rage 16U and 14U teams will hold tryouts on Sunday February 23rd, from 2pm to 4pm at the Virginia Baseball Academy (VBA), in Hampton. If you are interested in trying out and are unable to make this date, please contact Tom 757-285-8657 / Mike 757-759-3829 with the 16U, or Amanda 757-651-6461 with the 14U to arrange an individual tryout or to make alternate tryout arrangements. The VBA is located at 1322 LaSalle Ave, Hampton Va. Hope to see you there.
Rage 16U Seeking Players
The Rage 16U is currently seeking players to join an existing solid core group of girls. Please contact Tom Morris at 757-285-8657 or Mike Snelgrow at 757-759-3829 for details.
Beef O' Brady's Breakfast Fundraiser on November 9
The Rage 18U will be hosting a breakfast fundraiser at Beef O'Brady's this Saturday, November 9 from 8-10 a.m.. Tickets can be purchased in advance from any 18U player or at the door for $7 each. Breakfast includes PANCAKES, choice of BACON or SAUSAGE and BEVERAGE of choice. And our 18U players will be serving!
Rage 18U Wraps Fall Season as Champs!
The Rage 18U completed their fall season in fine fashion taking the championship in Va Beach at Softball Nation's Fall Nationals on November 3, 2013. They finished 4-1 on the weekend and, in the championship, played a complete game featuring timely hitting and outstanding pitching/defense. Nice job, ladies!
Rage 12U Rolls in Consecutive Tournaments
The Rage 12U took home some hardware in their last two tournaments. They finished 2nd in the Softball Nation September Shootout on September 21, 2013 in Richmond. Turns out, they were just getting warmed up. They subsequently captured the tournament title in the Softball Nation Fall Fastpitch Championship in Newport News on September 29, 2013. But winning it was not without its challenges. They were down 5-1 in their first game on Sunday. After a two hour rain delay, the 12U found their stride and stormed to a 6-5 comeback victory. They would go on to a decisive win in the championship game to capture the title and complete the weekend with a perfect 5-0 record. Way to go ladies!
Final Rage Tryout -- August 14
The final tryout for 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U teams will take place Wednesday, August 14 at Riverside Elementary School. We will be forming teams for the Fall 2013-Spring/Summer 2014 seasons. We seek players who are willing to make a full year commitment.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14
5:30 CHECK IN for 10U and 12U
6:00 TRYOUTS begin for 10U and 12U
6:30 CHECK IN for 14U, 16U and 18U
7:00 TRYOUTS begin for 14U, 16U and 18U
We look forward to seeing you. Good luck!
16U Finishes 2nd in Williamsburg
The 16U Rage finished 2nd among a 14-team pool in the 2013 NSA Busch Gardens Classic on August 4. After going 1-1 in pool play, the 16U Rage rolled off three wins on Sunday to advance to the championship game. Their run was highlighted by a dramatic semi-final victory that required two extra innings in ITB. Congratulations on a job well done, ladies!
Rage 10U Runner Up in Silver Bracket at Peninsula Qualifier
After a slow start on Saturday, the Rage 10U circled the wagons and finished strong, taking 2nd in the silver bracket in Softball Nation's Peninsula Qualifier in Newport News on July 14, 2013. Way to go ladies!
14U Takes Silver Championship in Softball Nation Tourney
The Rage 14U managed to dodge the rain AND bring home some hardware this weekend. Finishing with a solid 3-1 record on the weekend, they captured the silver championship in Softball Nation's Peninsula Qualifier in Newport News on July 14, 2013. Congratulations ladies!
Rage 14U Takes 3rd at NSA State Tournament
Congratulations to the 14U Rage who took 3rd place out of 21 teams at the 2013 NSA State Championship Tournament in Leesburg, VA on June 16, 2013. They played a staggering 9 games over the weekend highlighted by a 6-run inning in ITB in the quarterfinals that propelled them to a semi-final game. The 14U Rage are currently ranked #5 among 14U teams in the state by NSA -- their highest ranking to date. Way to go ladies!
Rage 12U Black Goes Undefeated in Championship Run
Congratulations to our Rage 12U - Black team on an incredible championship run this weekend in NSA's Fort Magruder Colonial Invitational Tournament. These ladies went on a tear, going a perfect 6-0 on the weekend and outscoring their opponents by a combine 43-13 to take home the title. Way to go ladies!
Rage 14U Takes Championship in Williamsburg
The 14U Rage brought home the title at the Fort Magruder Colonial Invitational Tournament in Williamsburg on June 2, 2013. The Rage went 4-0 on Sunday with timely hitting and key defensive plays and finished strong with a decisive 12-3 victory in the finals to capture the tournament championship. Congratulations ladies!
James River Rage Well Represented On 2013 All-District Teams
Congratulations to the following Rage players and coaches for their selection to 2013 All-District teams:
Ashley Benge (16U) - Shortstop, Warwick High School -- Second Team, Peninsula Disctrict
Ashtyn Clark (16U) - Pitcher, Tabb High School -- Honorable Mention, Bay Rivers District
Megan Dawson (14U) - Second Base, Warwick High School -- Honorable Mention, Peninsula District
Cassidy McGee (16U) - Shortstop, Peninsula Catholic High School -- Second Team, Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools
Emily Salsberry (16U) - Pitcher, Warwick High School -- Second Team, Peninsula District
Dalika Wallace (14U) - Catcher, Warwick High School -- Second Team, Peninsula District
Jimmy Dawson (14U) - Warwick High School -- Coach of the Year, Peninsula District
Rage 12U - Black Takes Championship in Va Beach
The Rage 12U - Black (Keatts) captured their first championship in the Softball Nation Battle At The Beach tournament in Va Beach on April 28, 2013. This team went on an incredible roll on Sunday, defeating the competition by a combined score of 27-2 including a 2-1 victory in the championship game. Congratulations to the Rage 12U - Black players and coaches for an incredible tournament run!
12U - Black Seeking Additional Player
Coach Tony Keatts is seeking one additional player to complete his 12U roster. Please contact Coach Keatts at (757) 746-4403 for details.
Rage 14U Tryouts - Feb. 17, 1:00 p.m. at Riverside Elementary
The Rage 14U will hold a tryout on Sunday, February 17, 1:00 p.m. at Riverside Elementary. Coaches are seeking position players with travel/tournament ball experience. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Rage 14U Wraps Season with Silver Runner Up in Newport News
Rage 16U Completes Fall Season with 18U/16U Gold Championship in SN Fall Nationals in Va. Beach
Rage 16U takes Gold Title at 18U/16U SN Halloween Cup in Richmond
Rage 14U Takes Gold Championship
Rage 16U Finishes 3rd at NSA Fall Festival
14U Takes 3rd at NSA Fall Festival in Williamsburg
Rage 14U Gold Champs...AGAIN!
Rage 16U Takes 3rd at NSA's Peninsula Scramble
Rage 14U Takes Gold Championship in Richmond
Rage 14U Takes 16U Silver Championship at SN Queen Bee!
Rage 10U Takes 3rd in 2012 Busch Gardens Classic
Rage 16U Takes 2nd in 2012 Busch Gardens Classic
Rage 16U Takes 2nd in Richmond
Rage 10U and 14U Take 3rd
Rage 16U Takes 2nd in Silver Bracket
Rage 12U Wins Gold Championship!
Rage 16U Takes 3rd!
Rage 10U Takes 2nd Place!
September 19, 2011
Welcome 2011-12 Rage Teams!
The James River Rage is now fielding 10U, 12U and 16U teams. A special welcome to all players and coaches new to the Rage. We look forward to your contributions and a great fall tournament season. GOOD LUCK!.