Richings Park Men get a taste of Europe
29 August 2011
A Richings Park Men's Fastpitch Team travelled to Prague in the Czech Republic to compete in the European Cup-Winners Cup for Men from August 22-27. The team won two games and came last out of seven teams in the standings, but it was another big step in widening the range of men's fastpitch opportunities in the UK.
Diamond Series looks back on a great fifth anniversary year
26 August 2011
The final tournament in the fifth anniversary year for the Diamond Series was played on the weekend of July 30-31, and the series deciders went down to the wire in all three grades.
“Softball 4 Beginners” sessions to start in Birmingham
26 August 2011
A six-week programme of "Softball 4 Beginners" sessions will be run by the Birmingham Bobcats in partnership with BSUK and Sportivate, starting on September 1.
Quackers win gold at “Let the Girls Play” tournament
17 August 2011
Let the Girls Play hosted their highest number of teams to date, with a full capacity of eight female-only squads competing for the title. Quackers hoisted the trophy, with Bristol Bluebirds battling for second place and the Chavs and Sticky Fingers agreeing to draw for third place when the deciding game was rained out.
Greensox, Knights, Outlaws and Ascot victorious at BSF Co-Ed National Championship
16 August 2011
The cream of Britain's co-ed softball talent descended upon Bristol on the weekend of August 13-14 for two days of sun-splashed, competitive slowpitch softball. With Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze trophies up for grabs 21 teams made the trip to the Clifton College Sports Grounds with glory in their sights.
Leeds Softball Association to host charity tournament and open day
15 August 2011
The Leeds Softball Association will host the Girlsball Tournament on the Sunday 4 September 2011 at Wellington Place, Leeds. The charity competition is in support of Breast Cancer Haven Leeds, and will be accompanied by an open day of fun softball activities for newcomers to the sport.
GB Cadettes deliver back-to-back wins to finish 4-4 at Euros
13 August 2011
The Great Britain Softball Cadette National Team played their last game of the 2011 European Championships versus Slovakia, a day after their thrilling comeback victory over the Serbians.
GB Cadettes bounce back to defeat Serbia
12 August 2011
The GB Cadette (Under-16) Girls' Fastpitch Team bounced back from their mercy-rule loss to Spain on the morning of August 12 at the European Cadette Championships to defeat Serbia that afternoon by a score of 6-5.
GB Cadettes undone by Spain
12 August 2011
The GB Cadette (Under-16) Girls' Fastpitch Team continued their Jekyll and Hyde play at the European Cadette Championships in Antwerp on August 12, losing 15-0 to three innings in Spain after their excellent win against Germany the day before.
Wrapping up the 2011 European Women’s Championships
11 August 2011
Click through for final placings at the 2011 European Women's Fastpitch Championships that ended on August 6 in Ronchi dei Legionari in Italy with the Netherlands winning their second straight European title, and the Netherland, Italy and GB qualifying for next year's ISF World Championships in Canada.