Bulletin Board

This is a place to post team try-out information, events and general information that would be of interest to VGSA, it’s players, and teams. To get get your information posted email bzhoyt@comcast.net

Notices from VGSA

New umpire training will take place on Saturday, March 8th and Sunday, March 9th here at VGSA. If your team is interested in practice games on March 9th, please contact Mike at sturdevant50@gmail.com.


VGSA is looking for volunteers to help with:

  • getting flyers out to schools and daycare centers for the upcoming 2015 season
  • canvassing for team sponsorships from local businesses
  • clean up and maintenance at the sports complex.

If you are interested in helping out email Scott Smith at ssvgsapres743@gmail.com


VGSA is looking for fresh pictures for our web site. If you are a parent, grandparent or coach who has taken pictures at the complex and would like to share, please send them to bzhoyt@comcast.net

FYI Bulletin Board Posts


Team RAMPAGE is based out of Southwest Washington.

Our team focuses on building the skills necessary to compete at the next level while building confidence within each athlete. We don’t take shortcuts to steal a few extra wins, but focus on fundamentals and playing the game the right way. Our coaches are Positive Coaching Alliance members and love to see the growth of their players and take every opportunity to teach life lessons using things that happened on the diamond. Our teams are looking for dedicated, hardworking, positive attitude athletes who are committed to improving their games and developing into not only good players, but good teammates as well. 

Our 12U team will be a 2nd year team in the spring and will have a schedule of 50+ games with 3 travel commitments (Long Beach, Bend, State). We’re looking to build a versatile team preparing each player for future seasons of softball. All positions are open; winter workouts will start in mid-November.

Please contact Wadekwong@yahoo.com for more details.


Raptors 10U 2nd year team looking for a few more experienced players for 2015 season.  If interested please email Traci: tnt1@q.com.


Friday Night, December 12th: Coaches Clinic

6:00pm-8:00pm // COST: $50

 Diamond Pro NW will be hosting University of Oregon’s head coach Mike White for a “Pitching Specific” coaches clinic December 12th. Coach White will be presenting his philosophy on pitching while also teaching the similarities with hitting and pitching. There will be an open forum at the end of the presentation for coaches to ask any questions relevant to softball. For more information click here: http://diamondpronw.com/

Location: Diamond Pro NW, 20915 SW 105th Ave, Tualatin, OR


Dobbins Softball Consulting and Development and PDX Pitching Presents:

Pacific Northwest Collegiate Instructional Softball Clinic

Sunday January 11, 2015:  9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.  (Lunch break Noon-1:00)

Pleasant Valley Middle School Arena/Gym, 14320 NE 50th Ave., Vancouver, WA 98686

For players ages 12-18 years old (or middle school and up)

Cost: $125.00 per player (There will be a 95 player limit/cap for this event)

Register online at www.dobbinssoftballcd.com

For more information contact Lee Dobbins at (423) 552-0490 or email at dobbinsfp@hotmail.com


To register for a VGSA Tournament click on the following link:  Tournament ASA  When you get to the Tournament ASA site you may need to  click the “Full List” button to see all of our tournaments!


Notices from our Teams and Players

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Lost:  Black Nike bag on Saturday, September 13th in the parking lot by field 5.  The bag contents are two catchers mitts and a left handed fielders mitt.  If you found them, please call 360-798-3765.  Thanks!

Article that was in The Columbian about VGSA’s 50th anniversary event in pdf format.


The Amateur Softball Association, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States recently launched its 2013 version of the Official Rules of Softball in an online mobile platform. Available for purchase for $4.95 for an annual subscription, the searchable application is available for all iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Androids, Windows phones, and tablet users. This app does not replace the ASA Rulebook.

Using any of the mobile devices listed above, click this link: M.ASAsoftball.com (or scan the image below) and you will be directed to ASA’s mobile site where the first table item listed is the OFFICIAL RULES APPLICATION link. Click there to begin the process to purchase.  image001


Responsible Sports.com – This site just came to our attention. Lots of good information and grant money available for teams who qualify!

Updated 11–2014