The objective of the Southington Girls Softball League shall be to implant firmly in the children of the community, the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage and respect so that they may be well adjusted, stronger, and happier children a
 
 
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  • 2020 Travel Fall Ball Registration is now open!!! Travel coaches should click on Fall Ball Registration tab above. 
League Events:

 

Welcome to Panthorn Park


Home of the Southington Girls Softball League

and

Southington Lightning & SGSL Thunder
travel softball programs

 

Travel Fall Ball Registration:
Travel coaches looking to register their team for fall ball click on the "Fall Ball Registration" tab above or the yellow "Register for Fall" button on the right.  Follow the directions from there to create an account and register.
 
Any questions regarding fall ball registration please email Rick McQuatters at mcquattersr@gmail.com for assistance.

 

SGSL is excited to announce the USA Elite Summer Softball Clinics

scroll down for details...


Congratulations to the '05 Lightning team on their National Championship


2019 / 2020 Lightning & Thunder Tryout Dates

Please see the Lightning tab for more information

 

16U Thunder (Players Born in 2003 or later)

In search of a pitcher.
Interested candidates should contact:

Ramon Ortiz at r.ortiz@cox.net / 860-539-5800

or Dave Kosko at mdkosko@cox.net / 203-560-1544


Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the SGSL Board of Directors meetings 

are cancelled until further notice.

The next Board of Directors meeting will be announced as soon as regularly scheduled activities are allowed to resume. 


If you need to contact us, please see the Contact Us link at the top of our website.

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USA Elite Softball Summer Clinics
06/14/2020
USA Elite Softball Summer Clinic Sponsored by Southington Girls...
2020 Season Registration Fee Info
05/06/2020
Refunds are available to anyone who has paid a registration fee....
SGSL Board of Directors Meeting
01/31/2020
The next SGSL Board of Directors meeting will...
Calling all Softball Fans...SGSL Needs You!
01/01/2017
Southington Girls Softball League is made up largely of volunteers,...
Concussion Education Plan
06/15/2015
The Town of Southington has made available this document...
 
USA Elite Softball Summer Clinics

USA Elite Softball Summer Clinic
Sponsored by Southington Girls Softball League 

Registration Link:

 
 
Location:   Panthorn Park, 500 Burritt St., Southington CT  

Dates:     Monday-Thursday,  August 3-6, 2020 (rain date 8/7)                 
Time:9 am - 12 noon All Skills
              12:30 - 3 pm    Pitchers/Catchers

Ages:      8 - 16

Clinic Director:   Jen Hapanowicz 

Clinic Fees (membership info below):

Southington Players & USA Elite Members Before 7/5:  
All Skills $129; Pitchers/Catchers $109;  Both $209
(registration after 7/5 - additional $25 charge)
 
Non-Southington Players/Non-USA Elite Members Before 7/5All Skills $149; Pitchers/catchers $129; Both $229
(registration after 7/5 - additional $25 charge)
 
 
Clinic Staff & Format:  Clinics will be instructed by the Director, Jen Hapanowicz and the USA Elite Training Softball Coaching Staff.Players will be broken up into skill and age groups during each clinic session.

All Skills Program:  The daily program will emphasize the following skills: throwing, fielding, the short game and hitting.  In addition, fundamentals of each position (double-plays, covering bases, cutoffs, etc.) and defensive and offensive strategies will be covered.  This program includes base running, sliding, selecting the proper equipment for the individual position and live game situations.
Pitchers & Catchers Program  Each day the pitchers and catchers will spend the first half of the clinic working on specific skills for their position. Pitchers will learn the correct fundamentals of windmill pitching including: how to grip and snap the 2 and 4 seam fastball, drills to improve arm circle speed and mechanics, drills to improve balance and explosion in the pitching motion.  The goal of clinic is to improve accuracy and speed. The beginning pitchers will work on Change-ups and the advance pitchers will work on spins for various pitches.  All pitchers will work on fielding position, and how to set batters up. All pitcher speeds will be checked via radar gun and spin rotation via the Rev Fire.  The catcher skill work will include learning the proper stances, framing, throwing techniques, blocking, pick off plays, fielding bunts, passed balls and how to call a game
 
 

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Southington 2020 Summer Clinic
Sponsored by Southington Girls Softball League 

Location:  
 Panthorn Park, 500 Burritt St., Southington CT  

Dates:     Monday-Thursday,  August 3-6, 2020 (rain date 8/7)                 
Time:9 am - 12 noon All Skills
              12:30 - 3 pm    Pitchers/Catchers

Ages:      8 - 16

Clinic Director:   Jen Hapanowicz 

Clinic Fees (membership info below):

Southington Players & USA Elite Members Before 7/5:  
All Skills $129; Pitchers/Catchers $109;  Both $209
(registration after 7/5 - additional $25 charge)
 
Non-Southington Players/Non-USA Elite Members Before 7/5All Skills $149; Pitchers/catchers $129; Both $229
(registration after 7/5 - additional $25 charge)
 
 
Clinic Staff & Format:  Clinics will be instructed by the Director, Jen Hapanowicz and the USA Elite Training Softball Coaching Staff.Players will be broken up into skill and age groups during each clinic session.

All Skills Program:  The daily program will emphasize the following skills: throwing, fielding, the short game and hitting.  In addition, fundamentals of each position (double-plays, covering bases, cutoffs, etc.) and defensive and offensive strategies will be covered.  This program includes base running, sliding, selecting the proper equipment for the individual position and live game situations.
Pitchers & Catchers Program  Each day the pitchers and catchers will spend the first half of the clinic working on specific skills for their position. Pitchers will learn the correct fundamentals of windmill pitching including: how to grip and snap the 2 and 4 seam fastball, drills to improve arm circle speed and mechanics, drills to improve balance and explosion in the pitching motion.  The goal of clinic is to improve accuracy and speed. The beginning pitchers will work on Change-ups and the advance pitchers will work on spins for various pitches.  All pitchers will work on fielding position, and how to set batters up. All pitcher speeds will be checked via radar gun and spin rotation via the Rev Fire.  The catcher skill work will include learning the proper stances, framing, throwing techniques, blocking, pick off plays, fielding bunts, passed balls and how to call a game
 

by posted 06/14/2020
2020 Season Registration Fee Info
Refunds are available to anyone who has paid a registration fee. In order to accurately process refunds in a timely manner, we have created a simple contact form that we are requiring be completed in order for your refund to be processed.
 
Additional choices on the form allow for league donations, should you wish to donate a portion or the entirety of your registration fee to support the league's work, which includes ongoing field maintenance, budgeted park improvements, and overhead for potential events, to name a few.  
 
Please allow 30 days for refunds to be processed. There will be a credit card processing fee deducted for each player for payments that were made by credit card.
 
Click this link to access the form: https://forms.gle/9h2d6tHKPXhUtNJZ9

by posted 05/06/2020
SGSL Board of Directors Meeting

The next SGSL Board of Directors meeting will be held on

Tuesday, March 3 @ 7:00 PM

in the Community Meeting Room at the Southington Police Dept.

We will be planning the 2019 spring season.

Open to the public. Come join us and see how you can help.

Members are requested to attend our board meetings; Guests are always welcome to attend!

Monthly meeting agendas are posted to our website under Documents in the left sidebar.

Home > Documents > Board Meeting Minutes & Agendas 

Prior meeting mintues are not final until approved by Board motion. Board Members, please take a moment to review in advance of the next meeting. 

 


by posted 01/31/2020
Calling all Softball Fans...SGSL Needs You!
Southington Girls Softball League is made up largely of volunteers, and the operation of the league is comprised of many activities that take place 'behind the scenes'. Did you know that we have:

 

  • A Field Maintenance Committee to keep our 10 playing fields - dedicated solely to Southington girls in grades K-12 - in a good and safe condition;
  • Various pre-season Organization Committees;
  • A Concession Stand Committee to help in the operation of our main source of income;
  • A Fundraising Committee,
  • An End of Season celebration Committee,
  • Charity tournaments Committees, 
  • and much more.

All of this activity is done for the benefit of all our girls by volunteers. SGSL is one of the finest, if not the finest, facility within the state of Connecticut, dedicated to girls' softball. Comments validating this have been made year after year by coaches and officials both within and outside of the Town of Southington. However, none of this happens without your help.

It's true that everyone has a busy schedule these days, but just a few hours of your time can be an invaluable contribution to both the league and to our girls' total experience of the sport. So please, ask any of our Executive Board members how you can get involved and take pride in knowing that your contribution helped to make treasured memories on these fields for your young girl to last a lifetime.

On behalf of the  SGSL Executive Board, thank you,

Mike Konopka
President, Southington Girls Softball League

 


by posted 01/01/2017
Concussion Education Plan

The Town of Southington has made available this document which contains important information that all parents should have access to for the safety of each girl playing softball.  This form will also be available for parents to take during in-person registration sessions.


by posted 06/15/2015
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