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MGSL Message regarding the Coronavirus and our Summer Session (updated March 29, 2020)

Our hope and belief is that we will have a softball season this summer !!!  We will do everything possible to may sure our players have a chance to enjoy summer & softball without compromising health or safety.  Currently, we are building flexible plans to adjust to the fluid COVID-19 situation.

At this time, we are extending our registration to Sunday, April 19th, with the hope of getting a full practice season in the month of May. Also having our Opening Weekend on May 30th & 31st, and continuing our normal season in June and July.

We will adjust our schedule with the fluid day-to-day COVID-19 safety guidelines from our health officials. Some of these adjustments may include shortening the May practice down, even to one practice before starting our regular season. We also have plans to be able to start season games on June 1st (that will give us over 2 months to turn the tide on COVID-19 and still enjoy softball this summer).

If we do have to cancel the season, we will give refunds for the player’s registrations, so please continue to signup to play, that way we have time to put the teams together, line up team managers, get team sponsors and get everyone’s uniforms ready for their first game.

Sponsors please continue to fill in the sponsorship forms and pay the sponsorship fee by check. The league will not cash the sponsorship checks unless the season will definitely be going forward.

Everyone stay safe & healthy, and we hope to see you all on the softball fields this summer !

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2020 SEASON IS NOW OPEN !

Player Registration is Now Open !   Softball Players & Parents, we welcome you to a fun-filled summer of softball with the Mentor Girls Softball League!  Click on one of the links below to register for this year's softball season. 
A player's age is determined by their age on December 31, 2019 (or the year that the player was born).    Practices start  the first week of May and Opening Day games will be on May 30th & 31st.  We look forward to seeing you on the field!   (Read Below for Details on the Changes for This Year - Note: Our Age Cutoff Date Has Changed.)

     T-Ball Co-Ed (Ages 4-6)  $70
     Pigtail Slowpitch (Ages 6-9)  $85
     Ponytail Slowpitch (Ages 10-13)  $85
     Adult Co-Ed (Ages 18 and above)  $85 (Separate Link Below)
     Fastpitch 10U (Ages 8-10)  $105
     Fastpitch 12U (Ages 10-12)  $105
     Fastpitch 14U (Ages 12-14)  $105
     Fastpitch 18U (Ages 14-18)  $105

Due to the growing popularity of Fastpitch, we split last year's 11U Division into a 10U and 12U Division.  Also, we hope to have enough teams (at least 4 teams) in our Ponytail Slowpitch Division (Ages 10-13) to continue the division.  The league reserves the right modify the divisions based on registrations and field availability.  Please join us for a summer of fun and growing your softball skills !

Registration will close on April 19, 2020


Register below for ALL DIVISIONS (except the Adult COED Division) (must be 4 years old as of May 1, 2020 for our T-Ball Division - Please read & understand our new cutoff date and the availability to move up one age bracket based on player ability)


Register below for the ADULT COED DIVISION (must be 18 years old as of May 1, 2020)


Changes & Notes for the 2020 Season

1. Opening Weekend will be Saturday May 30th and Sunday May 31st.

2. We have changed the cut-off age date, giving 8 months more of eligibility to stay in a lower division (you can move up one year with parent approval).  We did this to align with the official USSSA and ASA softball age breakdown.  See Age & Division Table.

3. Registration fees moved up $5 for all divisions (except T-Ball, which stayed the same).  Our umpire fees are going up this year - the registration increase will help cover the cost.

4. We are looking into adding numbers to our player uniforms this year.

5. We are currently working with the City and Schools to finalize our field assignments. There will be some nice changes but some challenges especially in the month of May regarding practices.


The 2020 Rec Season - Player Age (Year/Month of Birth) Table & Division Availability

Find player's Month & Year of Birth - find your age for the 2020 Season.

Fastpitch Player Track (Player may bump up their age by one year to advance into a higher division with the recommendation of Parent/Manager)


Find player's Month & Year of Birth - find your age for the 2020 Season.

Slowpitch Player Track (Player may bump up their age by one year to advance into a higher division with the recommendation of Parent/Manager)


Big Red Blast - 2020 Fastpitch Tournament

Big Red Blast is Back for 2020 !

The Big Red Teams  & Mentor Girls Softball League will be hosting our 7th Annual Fastpitch Travel Tournament  for 10U, 12U and 14U divisions.  
It will be held on  July 10-12 (Friday through Sunday) at Garfield Park. 

USSSA Qualifier 
Four Game Guarantee
Two Umpires for every game
MVP  Medals for Pool Play Games

Higher Seeds  will go into Red Bracket - Trophies for Champions & Runner Up
Lower Seeds will go into White Bracket - Medals for Champions & Runner Up

Last year was a great success - sign up soon !



Help Wanted $$$ - Fastpitch & Slowpitch Umpires

The Northern Ohio Umpires Association has openings for new Fastpitch and Slowpitch Umpires !
Classes for the 2020 season begin in February.
Full Training - USSSA/OHSAA Certification - Continued Support.
Adult & Young Games - Most assignments in Lake County

Questions/Register Today - Call or Text Linde @ 440.669.7291


Mentor Girls Softball League

Mentor Girls Softball League (M.G.S.L.) is open to all who are interested in participating in an organized summer softball program.

It is the goal of Mentor Girls Softball League to teach softball, team spirit and more importantly, good sportsmanship. Sports play a vital role as an Educational, Social and Recreational outlet in our society. We WELCOME all of our families to the 2020 Season!



For all questions or comments about this website or the league, please contact

Tim McLaughlin  timmclaughlin@live.com

 

BIG RED Travel practice schedule and the Coronavirus

The health and safety of our Big Red team players, coaches and families has, and always will be, our top priority.  With the spread and seriousness of the Coronavirus, we will place a temporary hiatus on all our Big Red Travel Teams practices at this current time and until progress is made in treating this health crisis.  Please stay safe and practice excellent hygiene as we all navigate this difficult time together.

Mentor Girls Softball League Sponsorship

The Mentor Girls Softball League would like your support in providing an organized Softball program for our youth in the Mentor area.  Sports plays a vital role as an educational, social, and recreational outlet in our society.  Your involvement will be valuable to our League and will be greatly appreciated.


It's a Hit !

Highlighted Sponsor

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Frankie & Dylan's Collision
Collision Repairs, Hassle-Free Insurance Work,  Paint & Bodywork, Custom Auto Work and Lifetime Warranties  and Full-Service Mechanics
Located at 8710 Twinbrook Road, Mentor
Phone: 440.974.0551
Hours: Mon-Fri - 8 AM - 6 PM


Highlighted Sponsor

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Willoughby Hills Auto Repair
Full Service Auto Repair Shop
Come in and see us, we aim to be your one stop shop of choice.

Located at 34801 Chardon Rd., Willoughby Hills
Phone: 440.585.1691
Hours: Mon-Fri - 7 AM - 6 PM


Highlighted Sponsor

Slice Pizzeria
Great tasting pizza, pastas, calzones, sandwiches, subs, salads and desserts.  We deliver, cater and can pull up with our food truck.  Visit us or call and order lunch and dinner.
7345 Center Street, Mentor
Phone: 440.209.7212



Concussion in Sports Training

Managers & Coaches,
Please  complete  your  "Concussion in Sports"  online training. 

Follow this link:  https://nfhslearn.com/courses/61151/concussion-in-sports

• Select the  State of Ohio
Click Order Course button (cost is  free)
NFHS Sign-In (New Registration or use your Username & Password)
Complete course for "myself" and  continue
Access your course  by clicking on the "Click Here" link
Click to "Begin Course" for Concussion in Sports
After completing the course - Print out your Certificate and keep it in your binder.


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