UPCOMING EVENTS
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8U Girls Tournament Team Tryouts
 6:00pm-8:00pm    


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Tournament Team tryouts for 2020 9U-12U baseball teams will be on Sunday, August 11, 2019.
  • 10U & 12U from 12pm to 2pm
  • 9U & 11U from 3pm to 5pm
We are again using Jevin to sign up for tournament team tryouts.  If you have questions regarding this, please contact the Tournament Team Coordinator, Rob Sipes.  

Coaches will be selected after August 1st.   Anyone who is interested in coaching any Griffins baseball tournament team (7U-12U) please submit your notification of interest to Rob Sipes prior to Augsut 1st.

Eligibility Reminders:
  • To be eligible for any tournament team, the player must be registered and playing in GYS league baseball
  • The head coach's child(ren) must go through tryouts and are NOT guaranteed a spot on the roster
  • A player may only try out for one age group per season, including both fall and spring tryouts
  • To be eligible for 2020 9U tournament team, player's birthdate should be after April 30, 2010 (going into 3rd grade)
  • To be eligible for 2020 10U tournament team, player's birthdate should be after April 30, 2009 (going into 4th grade)
  • To be eligible for 2020 11U tournament team, player's birthdate should be after April 30, 2008 (going into 5th grade)
  • To be eligible for 2020 12U tournament team, player's birthdate should be after April 30, 2007 (going into 6th grade)
Info regarding selection of a 2nd Tournament team

GYS policies and procedures currently state:
If there are more than 24 participants at a tryout AND after the final selection of Green Team players has been made, a volunteer may submit a formal request to the board for support of and the allowance of a second tournament team at that level.
  • original tryout scores will be used in the selection of the second tournament team
  • if a player did not tryout originally, they will not be allowed to tryout for the second tournament team
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Softball Tournament team tryouts for our 2020 GYS/HYS  8U-10U-12U teams playing as ??Polar Bear Fastpitch?? will be as follows: 
  • 10U: Monday, August 19th from 5-7p - Diamond A & B - Greenville 
  • 12U: Monday, August 19th from 7-9p - Diamond A & B - Greenville 
  • 8U: Wednesday, August 21st from 6-8p Diamond A & B - Greenville
Eligibility Reminders:
  • To be eligible for any tournament team, the player must be registered and participating in GYS or HYS league softball. 
  • To be eligible to try out for the 2020 8U tournament team, players must still be 8 as of December 31st, 2019.
  • To be eligible to try out for the 2020 10U tournament team, players must still be 10 as of December 31st, 2019.
  • To be eligible to try out for the 2020 12U tournament team, players must still be 12 as of December 31st, 2019.
You must pre-register for tryouts by Friday, August 16th, by emailing Ryan Krause.  Please include daughter??s name, age level trying out for and birth date in email.  We anticipate having multiple teams at each level again next year.

The player fee will be between $75-150/player, with HYS & GYS covering the balance of tournament entry fees.  A $75 check will be collected prior to tryouts, when signing your daughter in.  If your daughter is offered a spot on one of our Polar Bear Fastpitch teams, the check will be cashed. If your daughter is not offered a spot on one of our teams the check will be returned or ripped up. ============================================================== 
Interested in COACHING?:   Please email Ryan Krause with the age level and position interested in. An application will be sent. Note: Coaches child(ren) must go through the tryouts and are NOT guaranteed a spot.
Thank you!
Ryan Krause - GYS/HYS Softball Committee Commissioner

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Join us for our 5th annual GYS golf outing on Saturday Aug. 17 at Westridge Golf Course. We are looking for sponsors as well as golfers. Please see our golf outing flyer for more details on sponsorship opportunities or to sign up to golf. 
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Lawrence University Baseball Camp

Camps offer specialized training on hitting, pitching, defensive play, and techniques of baseball. Your development as a player and understanding of the game will improve through our guidance, preparation, drills and game participation.

Visit the link for more information and registration details:
https://www.lawrencebaseballcamps.com/

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Greenville Youth Sports is run by a board of volunteers. We appreciate and rely on everyone's time and talents. 

We are currently seeking to fill the following board positions:

- Umpire Coordinator
- Sponsorship Coordinator
- Boys Tournament Coordinator

If you are interested in learning more and would consider filling one of these roles, please email the GYS President.       

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Volunteer Hours

Volunteer hours (2 per child) need to be completed by July 31 if not choosing the buyout. Failure to complete the required volunteer hours will result in a $100 fee.


2019 GYS Calendar Raffle

Thank you all for a very successful calendar raffle fundraiser. Calendar raffle profits allow us to continue to improve our grounds  in an effort to make each season a little better. Here is the list of top ten sellers for this season:

10) Jack Schulze - 26

9) Jackson Meyer - 32

8) Jar Goszkowski - 39

7) Derek Baumbach - 43

6) Landon Payne - 44

5) Levi Jack - 45

4) Kadyn Calaway - 46

3) Hamilton Hartjes - 54

2) Evan Moen - 56

1) Leighton Burbey - 131

Congratulations to all of you. You can pick up your checks at the concession stand. We also had 16 players sell at least 25 calendars, and they can pick up their $50.00 SCHEELS gift cards at the concession stand.

There are also over 100 players that have not turned in anything yet, you can still pick up your calendars and get them into the drawing for the remainder of the season, but hurry, time is running  out! If you don't turn anything in this year you will be charged a $30.00 fee before you can register your child for the 2020 season.

Click here for 2019 Raffle Winners


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