RAINOUT #'s - Call AFTER 3 PM to see if the fields are playable during bad weather:
Bellingham/Geri Fields = 360-778-7055
Ferndale Fields = 360-380-7462
TOP 3 TEAMS IN EACH DIVISION EARN $$
Pick up your checks at PROSTOCK between September 8th and Oct 5th
Thanks for an awesome summer of softball. This year we will be paying out the top 3 teams in each division. Here are the final standings and Payouts for each team. Here are 2 important things to know:
1st-Bob’s - $100 - Luke Raymond
2nd-Coastline -$75 - Kurt Lunde
3rd-Mills Electric - Tye Hulford
D2-8 team Division
1st- Dj Scoobs-$100 - Mike Scholten
2nd-The Dale - $75 - Casey Locker
3rd-Arliss’ - $50 Ryan Caillier
D3-8 Team Division
1st-Anytime Fitness -$100 - Ryan Spiker
2nd-Softballerss - $75 - Josh Douglas
3rd-Friends for Life - $50 -Jordan Forbes
D4a-12 Team Division
1st-Weston Roofing-$100 - Marshal Weston
2nd-Robbins Hardwood-$75-Joel Jorgenson
3rd-Green Stop-$50 - Marc Wilson
D4B-12 Team Division
1st-restyle Consignment - $100 - Steven Boyd
2nd-Swing N Stix -$75-Brandon Kowelik
3rd-Master Batters - $50 - Joey Colver
D4C-8 team division
1st-Safway Erection Specialists - $100 - Bryant Gregg
2nd-ReMax Home Team - $75 - Daryl Smiley
3rd-Wood Stoners - $50 - Anthony Mukerjee
Next season I am leaning away from awarding 3 teams per division...and also leaning away from cash prizes. I'd love to hear your thoughts on what you think good prizes are and who should get them.
We'll have the prizes and everything buttoned up before the start of next season so there are no questions when the season ends.
Thanks again for a great summer!
Bob's wins the D1 Championship!!
Congrats to DJ Scoob's and the Soft Ballers for winning D2 and 3. Check the "league documents" page for the final standings. The top 3 teams in each division have earned prize money for their sponsors.
Note that the standings for D1, 2 and 3 on the website may not reflect the actual final standings according to our league rules. We are working with League Lab to refine their standings options to better incorporate our point structure. Teams earn points for how they finish during the second half of the regular season as well as points for finishing in the top 3 of the league tournament. Those points are then added together to come up with the final league standings.
Final D4 Standings are In!!
Congrats to WESTON ROOFING, RESTYLE CONSIGNMENT, and SAFWAY ERECTION SPECIALISTS
Check out the leage documents tab for your divisions final standings. Remember, you earned points for your regular season schedule and the top 4 finishers in each division also earned points...add them up and that's how we determined where you finish on the year.
D4A Overall Champ = WESTON ROOFING
D4B Overal Champ = Restyle Consignment
D4C Overall Champ = Safway Erection Specialists
Ejections? Are they really worth it?
New rules for ejections moving forward...
This season has - for the most part-gone off without a hitch. But recently there has been a large # of ejections. The reasons are many, but mostly for arguing with umpires. And I've had my fair share of "discussions" with umpires. I've even thrown a tantrum or 2, but I've never been thrown out. Maybe I should try harder?
Ironically enough, I was just watching DR PHIL the other night (show was titled "STAR SOTFBALL PLAYER HAS A SERIOUS EJECTION PROBLEM) and the subject of being ejected from softball games came up. DR. PHIL asked a profound question: "HOW'S THAT WORKING OUT FOR YOU?"
Moving forward we have little choice than to increase penalties for ejections, so here is what the future holds (i.e. TODAY FORWARD).
If you are ejected from a game, you are done for the rest of the night. Which means if you are ejected from your first game...you don't play in the second. In addition, the league will look into your ejection and you will have a MINIMUM 2 game suspension depending on the FREQUENCY and SEVERITY of the reason you were ejected. So...if you have 2 games tonight, you are ejected from the first game, you will not be permitted to play in the second, and AT MINIMUM, you will be suspended from your next game as well.
IF you are ejected due to ANY physical altercation, you will be SUSPENDED FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR. A full investigation will be done.
So, quick overview. If you are ejected, here's what you can expect:
- MINIMUM 2 game suspension - regardless of the reason. If it's going to be more than 2 games, we will let you know ASAP so your team can plan accordingly
- Ejected for Physical Altercation? Done for the year.
We are all here to have fun. So, let's keep it that way. I'm working to get INSTANT REPLAY instituted for next year, but it's not looking promising due to budgeting constraints. Until then, let's treat everyone with respect and have fun.
I got your stinkin bat rule
There's been a lot of questions regarding the leagues bat rule...and for good reason. During the week 1 games I saw...WITH MY VERY OWN EYES several balls clear the fences. Which brings up this question? Do we need to start testing for HGH?
I said NO! So, before we start doing that....let's check the bats.
Our rules are real simple....BRING a bat and use it...unless it's on this PICTURE!
Also....Seniors can use SENIOR league bats under the following circumstances:
1- They show the umpire BEFORE THE GAME the actual bat that will be used.
2-Anyone on the team that is NOT a senior cannot use the bat. IF they do, then umpires will treat it as an illegal bat.
3-The opposing team also needs to be informed that the seniors will be using a senior bat.
So....with that out of the way...Are there any questions?