Last Updated: March 29, 2017
 START OF SEASON DELAYED The Montgomery Girls Softball League is delaying our start until Saturday 4/1   [More Info]
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IMPORTANT NEWS

Due to the recent snow storm our season cannot begin until Saturday April 1st at the earliest. Please check back here often for further updates. Schedules will be posted soon. Coaches will be reaching out to players as teams are formed after the first week of practices.

 

 

2017 Spring Season Information

 

When: Practices will be held March 25th - April 21st.  Games will be held April 22nd to June 11th. 

Single elimination playoffs will begin June 6 for Junior, Senior, and Major Leagues.

 

Opening Day: April 22nd at Montgomery Park

 

Where: Games will be played at Montgomery Park, Ann Van Middlesworth Park, Mr. C Ballfields at Woodfield Park,

Docherty Park, Singley Park, Community Park and Lenape Park.

 

CONTINUING THIS SEASON: For all leagues except the Cubs

Cross-town games with Princeton, Hopewell, Hillsborough and Flemington Recreation Softball Leagues this spring. 

This will provide the girls with an opportunity to play different teams, experience new fields, and make new friends. 

Teams will rotate playing these games in Montgomery, Hillsborough, Flemington, Hopewell and Princeton. 

Cross-town games will be held for the most part on Saturdays.

 

LEAGUES

Cubs League (Grade K-1): Purely instructional 7 week program for our youngest players who have never played before.

 

Minor League (Grades 1-2): Crosstown Games will be held on Saturdays.  Introduction to softball where coaches will pitch. 

Catching, fielding, and hitting will be addressed. Game scores will not be kept.

 

Junior League (Grades 3-4): Crosstown Games will be held on Saturdays.  Introduction to the fundamentals of the game:

hitting, fielding, throwing, sliding, and catching.  Both coaches and players will pitch to help develop game skills. Scores will be kept.

 

Senior League (Grades 5-6): Crosstown Games will be held on Saturdays but may include some weeknights.  Focus on improving

basic hitting and fielding skills.  Rules of the game are amended similar to the Junior League.  Standings will be recorded and playoffs will take place.

 

Major League (Grades 7-8): Crosstown Games will be held on Saturdays but may include some weeknights. Focus on refinement

of fundamental skills such as hitting, fielding, throwing, and catching.  Introduction to more challenging skills of base stealing, bunting,

and pitching.  Standings will be recorded and playoffs will take place.

 

HS League (Grades 9-12): Games will be determined. All skill sets to reinforced through game play: hitting, fielding, throwing, base

running, base stealing, bunting, and pitching.  Standings will be recorded and playoffs will take place.

 

2017 League Weekly Calendar

Listed below are what days you can expect your daughter to have a game. 

This schedule will be the same every week for the duration of the season. 

Fields will vary between Ann Van Middlesworth, Docherty, Mr. C at Woodfield, and Singley. 

Full schedules will be released once teams are formed.

Weekday games and practices will be held at 6:00 pm for Minors through HS Leagues. 

Saturday games will be held at 9:00 or 11:30 for Junior League and above, and at 1:00pm for Cubs and Minors.

 

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League Names by Grade

CUBS: K - 1st Grade
Minor: 1st - 2nd Grade
Junior: 3rd - 4th Grade
Senior: 5th - 6th Grade
Major: 7th - 8th Grade
HS League: 9th - 12th Grade, Practice schedule will be determined based upon number of participants.

 

 

MGSL 2017 - Important Dates

 

 

NEXT SPRING 2017 PLANNING MEETING - MONDAY, JANUARY 9th @7pm.

 

  • February 24: Online store for MGSL merchandise opening soon!
  • March 19: Coaches Clinic for all coaches and assistants
  • March 19: Assessment Day for all incoming players, grades 3-8
  • March 22: RUTGERS Safety clinic for new coaches
  • March 25: Practices Begin
  • April 22: Opening Day Ceremony
  • April: Free Clinics for Minor & Junior Leagues
  • May & June: Ice Cream & Movie Nights
  • June 17: Championship Day & Season Celebration

Please email us at the address below to express interest in helping with any event listed.

Feel free to e-mail us at montgomerysoftball@gmail.com for your questions.

Be sure to visit our "Bulletin Board" for "Featured" stories from the league and more information from our "FAQ" sheet

SOFTBALL TRIVIA

Did you Know? - The game of softball was invented 130 years ago on Thanksgiving Day, among a small group of gentlemen waiting to hear the results of the Yale vs Harvard football game. Apparently a boxing glove was tossed and then promptly hit away with a pole.

 

Upcoming Games/Practices

Saturday, Apr 1
Minors
PRACTICE All MINORS1:00pmMontgomery Park Field #1
Juniors
PRACTICE ALL JUNIORS9:00amMontgomery Park Field #1
Seniors
PRACTICE ALL SENIORS11:30amMontgomery Park Field #1
Majors
PRACTICE ALL MAJORS11:30amMontgomery Park Field #2
Monday, Apr 3
Minors
PRACTICE All MINORS6:00pmMontgomery Park Field #1
Seniors
PRACTICE ALL SENIORS6:00pmMontgomery Park Field #2
Tuesday, Apr 4
Juniors
PRACTICE ALL JUNIORS6:00pmMontgomery Park Field #1
Majors
PRACTICE ALL MAJORS6:00pmMontgomery Park Field #2
Wednesday, Apr 5
Minors
PRACTICE All MINORS6:00pmMontgomery Park Field #1
Seniors
PRACTICE ALL SENIORS6:00pmMontgomery Park Field #2
Thursday, Apr 6
Juniors
PRACTICE ALL JUNIORS6:00pmMontgomery Park Field #1
Friday, Apr 7
Majors
PRACTICE ALL MAJORS6:00pmMontgomery Park Field #1
Saturday, Apr 8
Minors
PRACTICE All MINORS1:00pmMontgomery Park Field #1
Juniors
PRACTICE ALL JUNIORS9:00amMontgomery Park Field #1
Seniors
PRACTICE ALL SENIORS11:30amMontgomery Park Field #1
Majors
PRACTICE ALL MAJORS11:30amMontgomery Park Field #2
Monday, Apr 10
Minors
PRACTICE All MINORS6:00pmMontgomery Park Field #1
Seniors
PRACTICE ALL SENIORS6:00pmMontgomery Park Field #2
Tuesday, Apr 11
Juniors
PRACTICE ALL JUNIORS6:00pmMontgomery Park Field #1
Majors
PRACTICE ALL MAJORS6:00pmMontgomery Park Field #2
Wednesday, Apr 12
Minors
PRACTICE All MINORS6:00pmMontgomery Park Field #1
Seniors
PRACTICE ALL SENIORS6:00pmMontgomery Park Field #2

For a complete schedule listing, click here!