Farmington Falcons Baseball Golf Outing Announced

The Farmington Falcons Baseball Backers are hosting their first annual golf outing to support their Varsity, JV and Freshman teams for the 2016 season.

Date: Saturday, October 3rd
Where: Whispering Willows, 20500 Newburgh Road, Livonia
Time: Register @ 7am. Shotgun start @ 8am
Includes: 18 holes w/cart and dinner following
Cost: $110/player or $400/foursome before Sept. 12th ($440 after), $25 for dinner only

Sponsorship packages available starting at $125.

For more details (including sponsorship packages) download the flyer here: 2015 Farmington Falcons Baseball Golf Outing

Questions: Farmingtonbaseballbackers@gmail.com

2016 South Farmington Wildcards Travel Softball

The South Farmington Wildcards is a competitive girls fast-pitch organization associated with South Farmington Baseball and Softball (SFBI).

2016 will be our 13th year for the Wildcards travel/tournament teams.

Based on expected tryout attendance and talent we have formed teams in the following age groups: 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U.

To see a listing of teams in our Western Wayne County League (WWCL), please visit the following website: www go2wwcl.com

Practice Schedule: September through April – specific times to be determined.

Game Schedule: End of May through the end of July – specific game schedule to be determined.

Tournament Play: April through July.

TEAMS AND MANAGERS*

16U (1 Team)

  • Need a Manager

14U (1 Team)

  • Kevin Christiansen

12U (1 Team)

  • Lloyd Slabaugh and Shaun Butler

10U (1 Team)

  • Need a Manager

Tryouts:

The South Farmington Wildcards will be holding tryouts at the following dates and times for their age group. Please arrive 30 minutes early to warm up and register.

10U and 12U Slabaugh and Butler (lloyds413@gmail.com and fhsathletics@sbcglobal.net)

  • Sunday 8/1 11:00 am – 1:00 pm (at Drake Park – on Drake Road between Grand River Avenue and Freedom Road)
  • Saturday 8/8 11:00 pm – 1:00 pm (at Drake Park – on Drake Road between Grand River Avenue and Freedom Road)

14U and 16U Christiansen ( kpchristiansen@aol.com)

  • Saturday 8/1 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm (at Drake Park – on Drake Road between Grand River Avenue and Freedom Road)
  • Saturday 8/8 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm (at Drake Park – on Drake Road between Grand River Avenue and Freedom Road)

If you have any questions please contact Kevin Christiansen ( kpchristiansen@aol.com or (248) 756-4550).

Drake Park is located on the east side of Drake Road between Grand River Avenue and Freedom Road.

Parking is also available at Longacre Elementary.

For a map to Drake Park CLICK HERE

For a map to Longacre Elementary CLICK HERE

* League age as of December 31, 2015

Come Cheer For Our Juniors Little League Team Today and Tomorrow

sfbi-logo-200x200Our Little League Juniors team (13-14) will be playing a three game series against a team from North Saginaw starting tonight at 6 PM and then tomorrow at Noon. The game has been moved to North Farmington’s varsity field. Please come out and cheer on our boys as they play to qualify for the state tournament.

To update our Little League tournament results:

  • We had 1 team win our first District Championship (Juniors)
  • We had another advance to Championship game (10-11)
  • We had another advance to semi’s (Majors)
  • We had another advance to quarterfinals (9-10 Gold)
  • We had a very good tournament season and from where we started four years ago, we are starting to see our hard work payoff.

Many thanks to Scott, Greg and ALL the Little League managers and coaches for their dedication to the program.

Go Blue Bombers!!!

Fall Ball Registration Starts July 1

Returning players: you will need a participation code to register before August 1, which will be sent out via email to returning families email account with SFBI.

New players: you can register without a participation code after August 1

Register herehttps://sfbi.sportssignup.com/site

Key dates

  • Registration will be open July 1 – July 31 for all returning spring players and their families.
  • All returning players will need a participation code to register during July.
  • Registration will be open all other players August 1 – August 15 (no registration code required)
  • Registration closes August 15
  • All registration will be on first come, first serve basis until divisions are full, regardless of date. Last year we filled up early in a few leagues
  • The season runs Aug 31 – Oct 17 with practices on weekdays. Most games will be on Saturdays. Some leagues may have Friday night games. No game or practice times have been set for any league at this time.
  • Games start September 12.

Costs

  • Baseball or softball: $90
  • Tee ball: $50
  • Multiple player discounts for families will be allowed for 3 players or more. (50% on 3rd, 75% on 4th)
  • Refund policy – Full until Aug 28. 50% Aug 31 – Sept 11. No refunds after Sept 2

League Ages and Placement

  • Players are placed  in the league they would qualify to play in 2015 (that’s next Spring)
  • Tee ball (Must be at least 4 years old by Sept 1)
  • Baseball 8,10,12, 14 and 16 U. Players who are league age 17 for 2015 will be allowed to play 16 U
  • Softball 8,10,12, 14 U. Players who are league age 15 for 2015 will be allowed to play 14 U.
  • Move ups will be considered by the baseball or softball commissioner, please email them for consideration (contact info here). Move downs are not allowed for safety issues
  • Teams will be formed based on player requests first and manager requests second. SFBI reserves the right to split requests up in order to create balanced teams.
  • Teams will be formed by Aug 22

Want to manage or coach?

  • Please contact your league director if you would like to manage or coach. All requests must be in writing (email will do) and all managers and coaches are subject to concussion testing if not completed previously

 

2015 Summer Explosion 8U Softball Tournament Announced

SFLB-LogoThe South Farmington Lady Bombers are hosting the 2015 Summer Explosion 8U Tournament

When: July 31st-Aug 2nd

Where: Shiawasssee Park, Farmington, MI

Format: Machine pitch, three game minimum

Cost: $275 per team

More information, including team application and tourney rules, available at the SF Lady Bombers website herehttp://www.sfladybombers.com/2015/06/2015-summer-explosion-8u-softball-tournament-73115-8215/ or call Dannette Carroll-Mateyak (313)350-0595

Latest Playoff Brackets Available Online

We’ve been publishing the latest playoff information in a Excel spreadsheet available for online viewing HERE. Each league has its own tab that shows the latest scores and a schedule of upcoming playoff games.

Note: the spreadsheet is only viewable on computers and tablets (tested with an iPad). Smartphones (at least, on the iPhones I’ve tested) only display the first tab (8U Baseball).