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Rookie Ball 2017

"was a lovey sunny day for newer people to come and try softball in a friendly competitive environment. A big thank you for those teams coming down, special mention to High Voltage and Eastbourne Bombers on their first outdoor games, both reaching the finals and providing a great close game." - Matt Tebb - SSL Tournament Organiser.

Dates for your diary 2017

The Leagues AGM took place on Thursday the 9th of March and the minutes will be available as and when they are ready.

We have some new committee members:
Sarah Cole - Treasurer
Lauren Cummings - Fixtures officer
Carl Simmonds - Coaching officer east
Kat Carter - Coaching officer west
Scott Amero - Solent Seahawks organiser

Some dates to pencil in to your diaries:

Super Sundays (dates put aside for league catch up weekend) May the 21st, June 18th, July 23rd and September the 3rd & 24th.
League spring training day - April the 2nd @ Baffins.
Rookie Ball - 9th of April 
1st Ball - 23rd of April @ Baffins.
Summer Ball - TBC (Looking like 24th - 25th of June)
Last Ball - TBC (Looking like 16th - 17th September)

Tom Prince Tournament '17

The SSL's annual season opener, the Tom Prince indoor charity tournament, was held on the 25th of March 2017 at Flemming park, Eastliegh.
10 teams battled it out for the the title of indoor champions whilst trying to raise as much money for the trust as they can, with over £900 being raised on the day. The Portsmouth Dodgers were crowned champs of the day after a close win in the final against the Solent Sluggers.
All results below.

BSUK HITTERS 

The BSUK are running a course for anyone interested in coaching the 'GB Way'. The course is being held at Milton Cross Academy in Portsmouth and runs for three hours on the 30th of April 2017 (you have to register by the 28th of April) ​

The course has different sessions available all of which can be viewed below for full information.

For hitters, click here
For running better practices, click here
For softball pitchers, click here
For coaching in season, click here

Congratulations to our league winners

Division one and SSL league champions:   The Knicks

Division Two Champions and promoted to Division one for 2017:   The Spitfires MK1 

Division Three champions and promoted to Divison Two for 2017:   The Chichester Falcons. 

The 2016 SSL final tables are now live on the Schedule, Results and Standings page.
 
We at the Solent Softball League hold the Tom Prince Cancer trust very dear to our hearts. We hold the annual Tom Prince indoor tournament every year to raise funds, amongst other fund raising events through out the softballing calander.
Please visit their site for information about their efforts in raising money for research into bone cancer Osteosarcoma.