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Congratulations to the U14A Storm for bringing home a gold medal from the Spring Sizzle in Kelowna, BC! The team went 4-2 for the weekend, ending with 3 straight wins to capture the gold medal in their division. The final was a nail biter, where the girls fought back from a 5-1 deficit. What a great way to kick off your season, we wish you continued success this season!

Get Your SPMSA Swag!

Posted by Sherwood Park Minor Softball at Apr 25, 2018 7:57PM PDT
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Looking for a gift for your ball player? Need some new warm up or practice shirts or a cozy hoodie for a cool evening? Do you want to show support for your team? Take a look at what custom apparel you can order for your player and/or yourself. Pick an item and then you get to create the design you want. Lots of options including shirts, hoodies, sweatpants, jackets, hats, toques and bags! Items are delivered to you.

Click here http://spmsa.entripyshops.com/ to check it out!

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Are you a student or adult looking for a way to participate in a fantastic sport and make some money? Then we have just the opportunity for you!

SPMSA is looking for umpires!

Did you know?
-SPMSA will cover the cost of equipment and training
-SPMSA has an excellent mentorship program. New umpires are paired with a more experienced umpire and start by umping younger levels
-Umpiring helps build communication skills, confidence, teamwork and other important life skills
-Umpires are a tight knit community and you will have the opportunity to make life long friendships
-There is opportunity for both weeknight and/or weekend work, this lets you work around school and other job commitments
-Umpires may be eligible to apply for post secondary scholarships
-Previous ball experience is an asset but not a requirement

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact our Umpire Coordinator Robert Tschabold at mrtschabold@gmail.com.

New Umpires are required to take a clinic. There is one upcoming in Zone 5:
Tofield Ball Diamonds
April 21 (9 AM- 5 PM)
April 22 (9 AM-1 PM)
Contact: Cam Tordoff 780-278-0031

Western Canadian Summer Games

Posted by Sherwood Park Minor Softball at Mar 27, 2018 1:47PM PDT
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What a fantastic opportunity to participate in a great event!
Good luck to all our Storm players who tryout!

Find info here on eligibility and tryouts:

http://www.softballalberta.ca/Players/Games/players-games-program-wcsg.asp

Challenger Baseball Information!

Posted by Sherwood Park Minor Softball at Feb 24, 2018 12:35PM PST
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SPMSA has been proud to offer the Because We Can Program over the last decade. This year we are excited to partner with Sherwood Park Baseball to continue to offer programming for some very important athletes!
Please feel free to share this information!

Please mark this in your calendar and plan to attend:

Challenger Information/Registration Night
Location: The Log Cabin, 50 Spruce Avenue, Sherwood Park
Date: February 28th, 2018
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

Sherwood Park Minor Baseball and Sherwood Park Minor Softball are joining together to provide this program for the Sherwood Park and Strathcona County kids.

Challenger Baseball is an adaptive baseball program designed specifically to empower children and youth living with cognitive and/or physical disabilities. Attached is an information sheet that outlines the program in more detail and has links to information on websites about the program.

We will be holding an Information/Registration night for Challenger Baseball in Sherwood Park (see attached information). If you have a child that would be interested in the program, It is important that you plan to attend on this night as we will be providing 1) an update on what has been happening with organizing and planning for Challenger this year and 2) a formal registration for the program. In addition, there are some items that need to be decided and SPMBA wants to consult with you, the parents, about these issues so that we ensure that we make the program as beneficial as we can for your child.

We currently have 22 names that have expressed interest in the program. We are still looking for anyone else who wants to attend. We don’t want to miss anyone. Please pass the attached letter and poster(s) to anyone who you think would be interested and who would be in a position to spread the word. It is our intent to take anyone who is interested in the program. This registrations is crucial as it will give us a good idea of what resources we require, how the program will be delivered and help us secure funding from various sources for the program. This will help us ensure that the cost is free to you for the program.

Thanks. I look forward to seeing you on February 28th and as always, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Rick

Richard W. Bourne
Co-Ordinator, Challenger Baseball
Sherwood Park Minor Baseball Program

Home: (780) 464-7366
Office: (780) 417-2743
Email: challengerbaseball@spmba.ca
Web: www.challengerbaseball.ca

The document SPMBA_Challenger_Program_-_Website_information__003_.pdf was attached to this post.