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SATURDAY & SUNDAY, APRIL 29 & 30


10U IN USSSA QUEEN OF DIAMONDS IN EAST HARTFORD, CT


SATURDAY POOL PLAY


11:30 VS CT BOMBERS ON PRATT & WHITNEY #7


1:00 VS FORCE ’06/07 ON PRATT & WHITNEY #7


4:00 VS TEAM LONG ISLAND ’06 ON PRATT & WHITNEY #7


14U GOLD IN WELCOME TO OUR NIGHTMARE IN WESTAMPTON, NJ


SATURDAY POOL PLAY


11:10 VS DEL VAL VENOM


3:55 VS BANSHEES


5:30 VS DE MAGIC






14U BLUE IN USSSA QUEEN OF DIAMONDS IN EAST HARTFORD, CT


SATURDAY POOL PLAY


8:30 VS BVSA LADY TITANS ON PRATT & WHITNEY #6


10:00 VS CT ELIMINATORS ON PRATT & WHITNEY #5


1:00 VS BREWSTER ROCKETS RED ’06 ON McAULIFFE PARK #3






SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MAY 6 & 7


10U IN PARK CITY INVITATIONAL IN BRIDGEPORT, CT


14U BLUE IN USSSA MAY MAGIC IN EAST HARTFORD, CT


14U GOLD IN USSSA MAY MAGIC IN EAST HARTFORD, CT






SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MAY 13 & 14


14U GOLD IN USSSA CT ELIMINATORS MOTHERS DAY CLASSIC IN EAST HARTFORD, CT


14U BLUE IN CT TIGERS SPRING SHOOTOUT IN WEST HARTFORD, CT






SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MAY 20 & 21


10U RI BOMBERS BREAKFAST BASH IN CRANSTON, RI


12U IN USSSA CT STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN EAST HARTFORD, CT


14U GOLD IN USSSA CT RIVER RUMBLE IN EAST HARTFORD, CT


14U BLUE IN RI BOMBERS BREAKFAST BASH IN CRANSTON, RI






SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MAY 27 & 28


12U RI GROWS/RAPIDS SPRING BASH IN WATERTOWN, CT


 

 

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

SPRING SEASON OPENS AT USSSA

PICTURED ABOVE ARE STING 10U AND 14U GOLD TEAMS AFTER THEIR OPENING SPRING GAMES ON A COLD AND BLUSTERY SATURDAY, APRIL 22 AT USSSA IN EAST HARTFORD, CT.

BELLA HILLS & ERIN DONLAN HONORED BY USA SOFTBALL……….

ERIN DONLAN (PICTURED LEFT AND BELLA HILLS (PICTURED RIGHT) WERE RECENTLY NAMED TO ONE OF THE 12U USA SOFTBALL (FORMERLY ASA) ALL-STAR TEAMS.  DONLAN AND HILLS PLAY ON STING 14U BLUE, BUT STILL QUALIFY FOR 12U PLAY.  DONLAN IS A CATCHER AND A PITCHER.  HILLS IS A PITCHER AND MIDDLE INFIELDER.
THE PAIR QUALIFIED FOR A USA NORTHEAST TEAM, AFTER A TRYOUT IN DECEMBER 2016 IN UPSTATE NEW YORK.  APPROXIMATELY 180 12U PLAYERS FROM THE NORTHEAST ATTENDED TRYOUTS, BELLA AND ERIN WERE TWO OF 35 PLAYERS SELECTED.
THE GIRLS WILL PLAY IN ALL-STAR GAMES IN OKLAHOMA CITY, OK IN LATE AUGUST 2017.
EVERYONE AT STING IS VERY PROUD OF BELLA AND ERIN.  PLEASE WATCH THIS SITE FOR UPDATES ON THE GIRLS AND USA SOFTBALL ALL-STARS.

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.

 

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.