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Interested in Coaching this Spring??
Coaches Needed This Spring! Are you interested in coaching a baseball/softball...
Skills Assessments
Skills Assessments & Welcome Sessions Players who are new...
Softball! We are excited to offer softball this spring! Our goal...
New Bat Rules for 2018
Interested in Coaching this Spring??

Coaches Needed This Spring!

Are you interested in coaching a baseball/softball team this spring?  We are looking for parents willing to spend a few hours a week helping our young players develop skills, learn good sportsmanship, and have fun! 

Our coaches are required to take the Babe Ruth online training course and to submit forms for a Massachusetts CORI and a national background check.  The Babe Ruth training is available at http://www.baberuthcoaching.org/.

Please contact Christopher Barnes at Christopher.Barnes@svsu.org if you are interested in coaching.




by posted 02/25/2018
Skills Assessments

Skills Assessments & Welcome Sessions

Players who are new to our program, or who are seeking to move up a division (Grant League to Rookie, Rookie to Minor, Minor to Major) need to attend a skills assessment.

The skills assessments take about 90 minutes, and our coaches evaluate players' ability to hit, catch and throw to get a clearer picture of which league is appropriate for your player.

For Grant League and Softball players, these are simply "Welcome Sessions" to get kids playing ball.

The schedule is:

  • Grant to Rookie - Monday, March 19th, 6-8pm
  • Rookie to Minors - Wednesday, March 21st, 6-8pm
  • Minors to Majors - Friday, March 23th, 6-8pm
  • Playing in Grant - Saturday, March 24th, 10am-12pm
  • Playing Softball - Saturday, March 24th, 12-2pm

If you cannot attend your the skills assessment for your specific group, please try to attend the next group up. 

Skills Assessment Location:

Towne Field House
82 Latham St., Williamstown

Please email Allen Hall at if you have any questions.


by posted 02/20/2018


We are excited to offer softball this spring! Our goal is to run two levels in 2018:

12-Under Girls Softball (for kids ages 11-12)

10-Under Girls Softball (for kids ages 8-10)

We will form teams based on age and ability levels and expect to play teams from Northern Berkshire during the spring, similar to our baseball program. The Church Street ballfield at WES has been rebuilt and will act as our first-choice softball field.


The Vision

Our programs have always been great for both girls and boys. We encourage every kid to start playing ball in our Grant League as early as 4 years of age, then progress to our Rookies, Minors and Majors programs. Now, girls have the opportunity to choose softball beginning at age 8, or to continue playing in our baseball leagues (Rookies, Minors, Majors).


Call for Support

We are recruiting supporters for our Softball program. There is a need for parents to help by coaching, or by providing organizational leadership. Most of all, we need parents to express interest in the program, so that we are better prepared to work out planning and logistics (such as the number of teams and equipment).


To volunteer or express your support for Softball, please contact Allen Hall ( ).


by posted 02/03/2018
New Bat Rules for 2018

FOR 2018


USA Baseball has created a new bat standard that will be used by the American Amateur Baseball Congress (AABC), Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), Babe Ruth Baseball/Cal Ripken Baseball, Dixie Youth Baseball, Little League Baseball and PONY Baseball in 2018.  This new standard requires that baseball bats be marked with the USA Baseball stamp.  This means all the non-T-Ball bats will be ineligible for local or tournament use in 2018 in Cal Ripken Baseball.  Existing T-Ball bats are required to have a USA Baseball T-Ball Stamp in 2018.

This new bat requirement is driven by the desire for consistency in bat performance and to have the aluminum and composite bats perform like wood bats.


by posted 10/21/2017
Home Run Corner

2017 Home Runs : 

Nick Sacco

Seamus Barnes

(submit home run hitters to allen_l_hall@yahoo.com)

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