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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2017


1:00-3:00 – 10U – WINTER WORKOUTS, NORTH HAVEN


3:00-5:00 – 14U BLUE – WINTER WORKOUTS, NORTH HAVEN


3:00-4:30 – 12U – WINTER WORKOUTS, “THE PIT”, NIANTIC


4:30-6:00 – 16U – WINTER WORKOUTS, “THE PIT”, NIANTIC


5:00-7:00 – 14U GOLD – WINTER WORKOUTS, NORTH HAVEN


6:00 – SCRIMMAGE – 14U BLUE VS CT SEAHAWKS AT SEYMOUR, CT (INDOORS)


7:00-9:00 – 14U WHITE – WINTER WORKOUTS, NORTH HAVEN






FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 4 & 5, 2017


14U BLUE IN ADIRONDACK SPORTS WINTER TOURNAMENT IN QUEENSBURY, NY


SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017


1:00-3:00 – 10U – WINTER WORKOUTS, NORTH HAVEN


3:00-4:30 – 12U – WINTER WORKOUTS, “THE PIT”, NIANTIC


4:30-6:00 – 16U – WINTER WORKOUTS, “THE PIT”, NIANTIC


5:00-7:00 – 14U GOLD – WINTER WORKOUTS, NORTH HAVEN


7:00-9:00 – 14U WHITE – WINTER WORKOUTS, NORTH HAVEN






SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017


1:00-3:00 – 10U – WINTER WORKOUTS, NORTH HAVEN


3:00-5:00 – 14U BLUE – WINTER WORKOUTS, NORTH HAVEN


3:00-4:30 – 12U – WINTER WORKOUTS, “THE PIT”, NIANTIC


4:30-6:00 – 16U – WINTER WORKOUTS, “THE PIT”, NIANTIC


5:00-7:00 – 14U GOLD – WINTER WORKOUTS, NORTH HAVEN


7:00-9:00 – 14U WHITE – WINTER WORKOUTS, NORTH HAVEN






SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017


CIAC AUTHORIZED SPRING PRACTICE BEGINS (HIGH SCHOOL RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE.)


1:00-3:00 – 10U – WINTER WORKOUTS, NORTH HAVEN


3:00-5:00 – 14U BLUE – WINTER WORKOUTS, NORTH HAVEN


3:00-4:30 – 12U – WINTER WORKOUTS, “THE PIT”, NIANTIC


5:00-7:00 – 14U GOLD – WINTER WORKOUTS, NORTH HAVEN


7:00-9:00 – 14U WHITE – WINTER WORKOUTS, NORTH HAVEN


 

ED HOBSON – DIRECTOR
65 ORCUTT DRIVE
GUILFORD, CT 06437
(203) 530-3964
hobson01@comcast.net

2017  ROSTER OPEN SPOTS:

16U POSITION PLAYER / 14U PITCHER, CATCHER OR POSITION PLAYER

INTERESTED PLAYERS, PLEASE CONTACT US


SHORELINE STINGER X NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

OUR JULY 29 & 30, 2017 EVENT WILL BE CELEBRATING ITS 10th ANNIVERSARY
VISIT THE “2017 STINGER” LINK FOR DETAILS.  CONTACT US FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

SUNDAY MORNING, FEB 5……….FASTPITCH NATION MIDNIGHT MADNESS……….

14U GOLD ATTACKS 16U FIELD

STING 14U GOLD PLAYED UP IN THE 16U BRACKET IN FASTPITCH NATIONS MIDNIGHT MADNESS.  THE TEAM OF ALL 13-YEAR OLDS WON BOTH OF THEIR GAMES IN POOL PLAY, DEFEATING CENTRAL MASS THUNDER 9-2 AND THE 16U MIRAGE 5-2, EARNING A #1 TOURNAMENT SEED.  IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND, THEY BEAT THE RI THUNDER 5-2, AND LOST IN THE REMATCH WITH THE MIRAGE 7-4 IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME FOR A RUNNERS-UP FINISH.  PICTURED ABOVE ARE: TOP ROW (LEFT TO RIGHT), KELLY PRITCHARD, SOPHIA ANASTASIO, KASSIDY PLANAS, KAYLA GOODRICH, TORI HEAPHY, KAYLA ROSARIO.  BOTTOM (LEFT TO RIGHT) ERICA PIERCEY, ABBY CODY, JADA MICONI, JILL BATICK, HANNA SENERCHIA.  (NOT PICTURED) GRACE HARTMANN.

14U GOLD CELEBRATES THE OFF-SEASON

14U GOLD TEAM MEMBERS ENJOY DINNER AFTER THEIR OFF-SEASON BOWLING PARTY.  THE TEAM WILL PLAY IN A WINTER EVENT IN THE WEE HOURS OF THE MORNING ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5.

MOHEGAN SUN ANNUAL SOFTBALL CONVENTION

 

ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, STING14U WHITE TEAM MEMBERS ATTENDED THE ANNUAL WORLD SOFTBALL CONVENTION AT MOHEGAN SUN IN UNCASVILLE, CT.  PICTURED AT LEFT (FROM LEFT BACK) MAIREAD “RAIDER” AIKEN, VICTORIA GAGE, TESSA O’CONNOR, HANNAH CRONIN, EMILEE APUZZO.  (KNEELING) ANNA GULIANI, PAIGE PHANEUF.  PICTURED AT RIGHT (FROM LEFT) USA SOFTBALL GREAT KEILANI RICKETT, STING 14U PLAYER EMILEE APUZZO, USA SOFTBALL STAR AJ ANDREWS.

FOCUS ON STRENGTH & AGILITY……….

STING 14U WHITE EXECUTES WINTER PRACTICE

 

14U WHITE FOCUSES THEIR WINTER SESSIONS ON STRENGTH AND AGILITY.

STING 10U CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS

ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, STING 10U CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH A “SECRET SANTA” DAY AT THEIR FINAL WINTER WORKOUT OF 2016.

BOOLA!  BOOLA!  BULLDOGS IN THE HOUSE

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STING 14U BLUE WAS MOST PLEASED TO ENTERTAIN THE YALE SOFTBALL TEAM AT THEIR DECEMBER 3 WORKOUT IN NORTH HAVEN.  THANKS TO THE ELI’S FOR LEAVING THE COMFORT OF THE TABLES DOWN AT MORY’S AND PROVIDING MENTOR-SHIP AND FRIENDSHIP TO OUR POOR LITTLE LAMBS.  REFERENCE YALE’S, WHIFFENPOOF SONG.

STING FALL SOFTBALL – CHAMPIONS CROWNED

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GRAMMAR SCHOOL DIVISION: LIL’ STING WINS IT ALL

PICTURED ABOVE, SOAKING WET YET HAPPY, LIL’ STING CELEBRATES THEIR CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON.  SATURDAY’S PLAYOFFS WERE RAINED OUT AND LIL’ STING WAS NAMED GRAMMAR SCHOOL CHAMPION BASED ON THEIR #1 SEED AND 8-1-1 REGULAR SEASON RECORD.  CONGRATULATIONS TO COACH PIGGOT, COACH HILLS AND ALL OF THE LIL’ STING PLAYERS AND FAMILIES.

MIDDLE SCHOOL DIVISION

RACCOONS WIN AMERICAN LEAGUE

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A RAINED OUT PLAYOFF SATURDAY LED TO A RACCOONS CHAMPIONSHIP, BY VIRTUE OF THEIR DOMINANT FIRST PLACE 12-0, REGULAR SEASON RECORD.  THE RACCOONS ARE A TEAM FROM ADAMS M.S., GUILFORD, MIXED WITH PLAYERS FROM SIX OTHER TOWNS.  (PICTURED ABOVE: SOME OF THE RACCOONS AND THEIR COACHES AT THEIR POST-DINNER CELEBRATION)  THE WILDCATS FINISHED RUNNERS UP.

NORTH BRANFORD LITTLE LEAGUE WINS CT SECTION 1

NBLL CHAMPS                    BELLALL

SHORELINE STING IS PROUD TO REPORT THAT NORTH BRANFORD LITTLE LEAGUE DEFEATED MONROE FOR THE CT SECTION 1 TITLE.  TEN OF THE 12 PLAYERS REPRESENTING NORTH BRANFORD PLAY ON TWO DIFFERENT STING TEAMS AND COMPETED IN THE LITTLE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT DURING THEIR “TRAVEL” HIATUS.

STING 16U CRUSHES COMPETITION AT ASA SUMMER CRUSH IN DANBURY, CT

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PICTURED ABOVE, BACK ROW STANDING: COACH ED HOBSON, KAT CECERI, JULIE VINCENT, ISABEL SICILIANO, HAELEE McGINTY, ALEX CHAMBERS, EMILY TORRE, SARA KELLY, MAKENNA WHITE.  KNEELING IN FRONT: COACH JUSTIN GLADWIN, LEXY CARUSO, AVA GLADWIN, NIKKI MARSH, COACH DAN MARSH.  (MISSING ARE LIZ RICHARD AND JACEY CLARKE, WHO ARE BOTH INJURED.)
STING 16U TRAVELED TO DANBURY, CT ON SATURDAY, JUNE 25 FOR THE ASA SUMMER CRUSH AND DOMINATED THE COMPETITION WITH A 3-0 POOL RECORD AND A #1 SEED.  ON SUNDAY, JUNE 26, IN CHAMPIONSHIP PLAY, STING DEFEATED “THE INTENSITY” 10-0, BEAT THE “XTREME CHAOS” 15-4 IN THE SEMI-FINALS AND WON THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME 8-0 VS.  “NEWTOWN THUNDER”.
PITCHER ISABEL SICILIANO WAS 4-0 IN THE TOURNAMENT SURRENDERING ONLY ONE EARNED RUN.   ON OFFENSE, NIKKI MARSH WENT 13 FOR 19, SCORING NINE RUNS, AVA GLADWIN WAS 9 FOR 15, PLATING TEN RUNS.  SARA KELLY WAS 9 FOR 15, SCORING SIX TIMES.  SICILIANO FOLLOWED THAT UP WITH FIVE EXTRA BASE HITS INCLUDING TWO “MONSTER” HOME RUNS OVER THE LEFT FIELD FENCE AND NINE RBIS.  EMILY TORRE CARDED FOUR DOUBLES.  PITCHER KAT CECERI WAS 2-0, WINNING BOTH OF HER STARTS.
STING 16U WILL NEXT PLAY IN THE QUEBEC REBELLES CHALLENGE IN MONTREAL, QC, CANADA.

 JUNE 19……….LOVE IS IN THE AIR.  “THE BEE” PLAYS CUPID

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14U BLUE ASSISTANT COACH, ANNA PIGGOTT GOT THE SURPRISE OF A LIFETIME AFTER SUNDAY PLAY AT “FATHER’S DAY SLUGFEST” IN NORWICH.  AFTER DISTRIBUTING “RING POPS” CANDY TO ALL OF THE PLAYERS, ANNA’S BOYFRIEND RICK WIESE, DROPPED TO ONE KNEE, AND PRESENTED ANNA WITH A REAL ONE.  EVERYONE AT SHORELINE STING WISHES THE COUPLE A LIFE OF JOY AND HAPPINESS.

JUNE 11 & 12

OLDER TEAMS BEGIN 2016, YOUNG ONES WRAPPING UP THEIR SEASONS ON RAINY SATURDAY……….SUCCESSFUL SUNDAY FOR ALL

YOUNG 12U BLUE RUNNERS-UP AT EAGLES KICKOFF IN WOLCOTT

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AFTER BACK-TO-BACK-TO-BACK WINS ON SUNDAY, 12U BLUE DROPPED THEIR CHAMPIONSHIP GAME TO THE CT SEAHAWKS AT THE “WOLCOTT EAGLES SUMMER KICKOFF”.  PICTURED ABOVE FROM LEFT:  COACH CHRIS HILLS, GIANNA DEPINO, EMA SIGNORE, TESSA WILLS, ERIN DONLAN, ELLA McGLYNN, BELLA HILLS, ALLIE PETONITO AND COACH JIM PETONITO. FRONT KNEELING FROM LEFT: COACH MIKE SIGNORE, LAUREN ACKERMAN, SOPHIE OUELLET, MIA DELOUGHERY AND MAISSA CASO

 

DONLAN PITCHSIGNORE SLIDE

STING 12U BLUE THIRD IN WOLCOTT

PICTURED ABOVE, ERIN DONLAN (LEFT) PITCHES A NO-HITTER, HELPING TO LEAD 12U BLUE TO A SATURDAY #3 SEED IN THE CT TITANS MIKE ARBURR MEMORIAL SHOWDOWN IN WOLCOTT, CT.  PICTURED RIGHT, EMA SIGNORE SLIDES SAFELY HOME.  12U BLUE LOST ON SUNDAY TO THE CT SEAHAWKS, THE EVENTUAL TOURNAMENT CHAMPION.

CONTACT TEAM IMAGE FOR 2016 UNIFORM NEEDS AND STING LOGO GEAR.

TEAM IMAGE (203) 723-0286. teamimagellc@aol.com

ORDER FORM


ANNOUNCEMENTS

SATURDAY MORNING SPORTS SHOW 5:30 – 8:00 AM AND WEEKDAYS 5:30 – 9:00 ON THE “VINNY PENN PROJECT” WELI 960 AM –“THE COACH GEORGE DEMAIO” WILL FEATURE SOFTBALL NEWS AND GUESTS FROM AREA TEAMS. TUNE IN AND STAY IN TOUCH.