Bulletin Board

This is a place to post team try out information, events and general information that would be of interest to VGSA, it’s players, and teams. To get get your information posted email bzhoyt@comcast.net

Upcoming VGSA Dates to Remember

Saturday March 22, and Saturday March 29, from 9 am to 3 pm will be work party days at the complex. Come on down and join the effort to get the complex in shape for the 2014 season! All hands both big and small are welcome!

April 15th: Opening day for Spring Season.

Player Registration for the 2014 season has concluded. If you are still interested in playing you can contact the league director for the player’s age group, (VGSA Contact list), or look through the Bulletin Board on this site for teams still seeking players.

2014 VGSA Tournament Dates have been posted. We will be using  TournamentMVP  this year for all tournament registrations!

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Election of new officers was held on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Please welcome George Countryman to the position of First Vice President and Tricia Garcia to the position of Secretary. They will begin their terms in January 2014.

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Our “Never Lose Hope” tournament was a huge success and we wish to thank the many volunteers, EFPOA umpires, and all the teams that participated!  A total of $3423.05 was raised for Brandy Suhama towards her fight with breast cancer.  You are in our heart and prayers, we wish you all the best!

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A huge thank you to all the teams and volunteers who contributed to our fund-raising efforts On Saturday October 5th for the DesArmo family. $2860.62 was raised to help the family with their medical expenses! We are proud to have such caring softball families in our community.

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Article that was in The Columbian about VGSA’s 50th anniversary event in pdf format.

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The Raptors organization 10U team is looking for a few more players that have experience and are willing to play league and tournaments.  We will have a tryout in January that will be announced soon.  We are practicing and interested players are welcome to come take a look.  If you are interested please email Traci at tnt1@q.com

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First year 14U Washington Illusion (2nd at NSA state and 3rd at NW regionals) is looking for a second pitcher interested in splitting rotation time.  Interested pitchers please contact Mark Fisher @ 360 560 3069.

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14U team CRUSH is looking to add a few more players, we could use a catcher, we are having practice/tryouts Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at Heritage high school from 6 to 7:30 pm, if interested contact Litsa at coachcrush09@yahoo.com.
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NW Oregon Women’s Fastpitch is recruiting players over 18 for their summer/fall season and beyond. More information can be found here: http://www.nworegonwomensfastpitch.com/

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The Amateur Softball Association, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States recently launched its 2013 version of the Official Rules of Softball in an online mobile platform. Available for purchase for $4.95 for an annual subscription, the searchable application is available for all iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Androids, Windows phones, and tablet users. This app does not replace the ASA Rulebook.

Using any of the mobile devices listed above, click this link: M.ASAsoftball.com (or scan the image below) and you will be directed to ASA’s mobile site where the first table item listed is the OFFICIAL RULES APPLICATION link. Click there to begin the process to purchase.  image001

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Responsible Sports.com – This site just came to our attention. Lots of good information and grant money available for teams who qualify!

Updated 1-07-2014