Tuesday, March 24, 2015

News and Notes


Umpire Certification  

Mar. 29th, 1pm-3pm,  at Agnes Patterson

NGSA is taking names of persons interested in umpiring during the 2015 season.
Basic knowledge of fast pitch softball required. Umpiring experience not required as NGSA will
train. Umpires will work week nights during the season at $25 per game. If interested in
 becoming an ASA Umpire, please contact Lorelea Baker 641-521-8194, or
Chris Andersen 641-521-6856.

Registration:   2015 Season
As of 3/24, newly registered players will be placed on placed on a waiting list.

Open Registration: Dates for 2015 Season!!

You have until March 5th to register and pay the regular fee.  After that, it will go up in price. Again, last date you can postmark a registration form is March 5th.  You may send them to Registrar, NGSA, PO Box 1341, Newton, IA  50208

Please go through your closets, ball bags, etc to see if you have equipment your child might not be using or has outgrown for the year. We really want to make softball affordable for everyone, so if you are willing to sell items inexpensively or to give, please post here or on our Face Book page. We want this to be an option every year for our old and new players.

2014/2015 Winter Clinics:

We had a very successful winter clinics at Aurora Heights.  

If we are able to get outside, we will try to set up some other dates to have some practice/clinic times  out at the softball fields. We will let you know as we get closer to spring.

Look for us on Facebook.

** All dates and locations subject to change!

Monday, March 23, 2015

Teams & Schedules

Teams are complete?  Check!
Coaches meeting is complete?  Check!
Players, you will be getting a call from your coach the week of March 23rd to let you know.  Softball practice is right around the corner!!  It's about time to PLAY BALL!!!

Don't forget about Snag IT!

(Special Needs AllStar Game)
Sponsored by NGSA


Softball Game for all ages
Sunday, July 12th 5:00 – 6:30
Agnes Patterson Softball Complex in Newton (4000 N. 4th Ave. E.)
Rain location is the YMCA in Newton (1701 S. 8th Ave. E.)

Awards Ceremony:  6:30 – 7:00p
Pool Party: 7:30-9p @ Maytag Pool/Park (301 S 11th Ave)

Thursday, February 20, 2014


It's about time for softball season again.  Registration is right around the corner so watch for forms to come home from school soon.  

NGSA is on Facebook under Newton Girls Softball Association.  Follow there to keep updated on the most recent information or ask questions.  

If you know of any businesses wanting to sponsor a team or purchase a field sign please have them get in contact with a board member.  The more sponsors we have the lower we can keep the fees for all the girls wanting to play. You can also an email to newtongsa@gmail.com with questions or potential sponsors. 

We will have SNAG-IT again this year and are looking for more ways to get the word out and more kids involved.  Please contact a board member if you have ideas.

NGSA board is always looking for more people to join the board.  If your interested or just want to see how things are ran please let us know.

Upcoming Dates-2015

Coach Meeting: Project Awake Bldg (Agnes Patterson)--ALL COACHES MUST BE PRESENT
6U, 8U   Mon,  Mar. 23rd – 6:00 pm
10U, 13U, 18U  Mar 23rd – 7:00 pm--TIMES MAY CHANGE
“Team Parent"  Meeting:  Mon. Mar. 30th – 6:30 pm (Project Awake Bldg. Agnes Patterson)
Umpire ASA Certification: Sun., Mar. 29th 1-3 pm (Project Awake Bldg. Agnes Patterson)
Practices Begin: 6U-18U – Week of April 13
Team Pictures:  TBA
Games: May, June and possibly part of July (includes Saturdays)
SNAG IT Game: Sunday, July 12th – 5:00 pm  at Ball fields
Awards Ceremony: Sunday, July 12th – 6:45 pm  at Ball fields
Swimming Party: Sunday, July 12th – 7:30-9:30 pm at Maytag Pool

Online registration for 2015 season