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10269187_624919830935188_2252641155741046290_oThough Spring Softball 2014 has now ended we are already planning for the 2015 season. The league is looking at expanding interleague games with the other surrounding leagues as well as improving the level of instruction for our players. We are also looking at reinstating the travel program for those players who wish a more competitive playing experience.  Myself as well as our Vice President of Softball, Dave Koonz, are looking forward to the next year. Thank to all the parents who supported their players this year as well as volunteering at the park. The league will be in touch soon with information regarding registration for 2015.

Our mission as always is to provide a fun and instructional Softball experience for the young girls of South Colonie.

South Colonie Girls Softball (Formerly West Albany Softball) has always been a family friendly Softball League that has provided quality and competitive games at an economical cost. We currently are encouraging any girls who wish to play to give our league a try.  Any questions feel free to contact me at jeffhellkamp@southcolonieball.org.

Thank You – Jeff Hellkamp President of SCGS

2018 Fall Ball Registration Now Open!

Registration for our Fall season is now OPEN! From a competitive standpoint, Fall Ball is in between our recreation games and travel league games. Some stricter rules are enforced, but the emphasis on competition does not reach that of travel games and more closely resembles our recreation games. Our Fall Softball teams will again play […]

Dick’s Sporting Goods – League Appreciation Weekend March 23-25th!

SCYB&GS Families, As a sponsor of our league, Dick’s Sporting Goods wants to recognize your commitment a dedication to youth sports by extending an exclusive invitation to a special League Appreciation Weekend at Crossgates Mall or Latham Farms Dick’s Sporting Goods stores the weekend of March 23 – 25th.   On this weekend you will receive […]

FREE Winter Clinics

CLINICS = Open to any registered player in noted divisions.  Players may attend outside their division if would like, the time slots just give an idea of the level of instruction. OPEN GYM = Open to any registered player.  Combined boys and girls time slot where we will do various exercise drills, universal fielding drills and play some sort of […]

MARCH 2ND TRAVEL TRYOUTS FOR BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL ARE POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER

Well, we were all hoping to be done with this white stuff, but with the school cancellations we also lose our gym space and will have to postpone tonight’s travel tryouts. Revised dates are shown below. For baseball, this is obviously much less notice than we wanted to provide, so please let us know if […]

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR CCHS GRADUATING SENIORS

South Colonie Youth Baseball and Girls Softball board voted unanimously to continue our Dollars for Scholars donation, but with the money earned from the AWESOME coach’s game last year, we bumped the donation UP to $1500 (previously $500)! This established two $750 scholarships that will benefit college-bound seniors at Colonie Central High School. Graduating seniors […]

2018 Travel Baseball & Softball Tryouts

In addition to our recreation programs, SCYB&GS also has a great travel program for our older players.  Any player with any interest in our travel programs will need to attend their appropriate tryout. Tryouts are open to ALL players that meet the age requirements and are registered for recreation ball. Registration is available at http://www.southcolonieball.org/registration/. Player […]

Opening Day!! 4/21/2018

Opening Day is set for Saturday, April 21, 2018. Kicking off the day will be the annual players parade down Sand Creek and into the park. We will gather at the Hebrew Academy at 54 Sand Creek Rd at 9:30 am and the parade will begin promptly at 10:00 am. (*Current Plan) The parade will […]

Slush Puppie Machine!

We didn’t forget about concession where we got a few more surprises for 2018! New register with iPad based inventory/ sales, credit card ability and the board favorite… a real Slush Puppie machine!

Restoring the batting cages Nov. 2017

Big project turfing the batting cages! … Removed weeds/ topsoil, re-graded, new compacted subgrade and added full length donated turf!  Finished with some fence work and gate re-alignment.  Much more user friendly cages ready to go for the 2018 season!

Continuous Can Drive opened at Colonie Beverage

Tired of bottles and cans collecting in your house? Hate putting them one at a time through a machine? Wish you had an easy way to help others? We are excited to announce the arrival of a continuous bottle drive to benefit all the ball players at South Colonie!  In an effort to keep costs […]

Our Opening Day is scheduled for April 21, 2018!  The day’s activities will kick off with our annual parade and a few other fun surprises.  Save the date!

2016 Raffle Tickets Drawn!!!

All, The Raffle tickets were drawn last night at the park. The prize winners are: Grand Prize $1,000 Cash – Courtney Ruede 2nd Prize Hoverboard – Lorie Myers 3rd Prize iPad Mini – Kim Liszewski CONGRATULATIONS to all of our Raffle winners!!!

All South Colonie Games at West Albany Canceled – Friday, May 6, 2016

All, Once again, due to rain, ALL scheduled games tonight at West Albany Pocket Park are canceled. Your coach will reach out to you with any possible make-up dates. Hopefully Mother Nature starts cooperating with us all soon! Thanks!!

Mini Minors Moving on Up

A team was recently created consisting of some of our softball Mini Minors (8U) players that will be moving up to the Minors (10U) next year. Our ‘Mini Raiders’ we be playing a short series of games against a similarly created team from the Latham Lassies. The games will be played on the larger 10U […]

Opening Day Success!!!

Opening Day 2015 turned out to be a special one for South Colonie Youth Baseball / Girls Softball. The sun was out, the fields were ready, and it was finally time to play ball. Our annual parade kicked off the festivities as the boys and girls marched down Sand Creek Road toward the park. It […]

Bottle Drive Success!!!

Thank you to all the board members, volunteers, donators and kids who came together to make the South Colonie Youth Baseball and Girls Softball fundraiser a huge success. Good things happen when the community works as one towards a common goal.

Bottle Drive

South Colonie Youth Baseball and Girls Softball will be collecting for our annual bottle drive on Sunday March 29th from 9 am to 12 noon. Please leave your empty bottles out by 9 am and we’ll come by to pick them up. Or, you can stop down at our pocket park off Exchange Street, between […]

2015 Spring Indoor Practice Schedule

Our indoor practice schedule for the Spring 2015 season is available in our calendar section here. Please familiarize yourself with our calendar application. We will use this to schedule important dates for Baseball and Softball as we move forward. All indoor practices will be held at the Shaker Elementary gym. The dates run from the […]