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February 20, 2021 - 1:17pm
posted by Press Release in Sports, stingers, batavia girls fastpitch softball.

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Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball (BGFS) is excited to be entering its fifth year of existence and can’t wait to see all of the smiling young ladies out on the softball field this upcoming spring and summer.

While registration is open until March 13th, teams may fill up before then, so don’t wait until the deadline! Cost is $80.

New this year, BGFS is pleased to announce the addition of a new 8U team for some of our youngest Stingers to be able to take advantage of. Teams are also available for 10U, 12U and 16U divisions.

Registration is all online this year and will be handled through the GLOW Academy Website at www.glowacademyny.com.

Check us out on Facebook @BataviaGFS to see pics of all the excitement from the past four years, or email us with questions at: [email protected].

Stingers softball is for girls of all skill levels who want to learn and get better at the great game of Fastpitch Softball. Our organization is comprised of parents, coaches and community leaders that want to provide a fun, safe and healthy outlet for young ladies in our area.

We welcome beginners that want to try fastpitch softball, school ball players that want to keep their skills sharp and travel players that just want to get more swings in.

Top photo: 2020 Stingers 10U team.

Below: 2020 Stingers 12U team.

Bottom: 2020 Stingers 16U team.

March 11, 2020 - 12:49pm
posted by Billie Owens in Sports, batavia girls fastpitch softball, stingers.

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Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball (BGFS) has extended registration by one week, until midnight on March 13!

We still have a few openings on our 10u and 12u teams and want to make sure girls don't miss out on this chance to be a Batavia Stinger!

Beginner and experienced players are welcome, there are no cuts.

Come check out the fun your daughter can have as a Batavia Stinger and see what our organization has done in just three short years of existence.

Our home field has a brand-new electronic scoreboard and a brand new infield installed last fall. The community has stepped up big time to support these young ladies and we are so excited to be able to take this generosity and provide a fun and healthy experience for all of our Stingers!

Registration with BGFS covers: a full uniform; full season of league play; season ending tournament;Memorial Day Tournament for 12u; two month extended optional summer session full of practices and scrimmages; and a bunch of great memories that will last a lifetime!

Registration is all online at www.glowacademyny.com.

Girls from outside of Batavia can register if they are from a surrounding town that does not have a fastpitch softball program within their town!

Check out all of the great pictures and posts about our Stingers on the Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball Facebook Page. Please don't hesitate to message us on Facebook or email Matt Landers with any questions at [email protected].

February 7, 2019 - 10:32am


Press release:

Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball (BGFS) recently received a very generous grant from the Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation for $1,000. BGFS is actively fundraising to be able to purchase and install a new scoreboard at Lions Park, home field of the Batavia Stingers, and this grant will definitely help in the effort.

BGFS fields teams, known as the Batavia Stingers, at the 10u, 12u and 15u level in a Genesee Region Fastpitch Softball League.  While only in our third year of existence, BGFS has seen continued growth and has big plans for improving the field at Lions Park over the next couple of years. 

BGFS is very grateful to the Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation for not only this generous grant but for the partnership that the Batavia Dick’s Sporting Goods Store has formed with the Stingers the past two seasons. The Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation and Batavia Dick’s Sporting Goods Store see the important role BGFS plays in providing young ladies a healthy and fun outlet in the community and has pledged to help BGFS reach its full potential.

There will be an in-person registration at the Batavia Dick’s Sporting Goods Store on Saturday, Feb. 9th, from 10 a.m..- 2 p.m.  Parents interested in signing up their daughters and learning about our program are encouraged to attend. More information about BGFS can be found by checking out our Facebook page, Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball, which has a link to our online registration site. 

Thank you to the Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation and our Batavia Dick’s Sporting Goods Store not only for the generous grant but for promoting and supporting youth sports in our community.

February 6, 2019 - 12:19pm
posted by Billie Owens in Sports, news, BGFS, batavia girls fastpitch softball.
Press release:
The Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball (BGFS) organization is holding a fundraiser at Tully's bar and grill in Batavia on Thursday (Feb. 7) where 10 percent of the proceeds of your bill will go to BGFS.
The money raised will go toward the purchase and installation of a new scoreboard at Lions Park for the ladies.
Please consider grabbing lunch or dinner at Tully's tomorrow and don't forget to print out and bring the coupon with you. To print out the coupon(s), click here.
Please also consider passing along this email to any friends, family or coworkers that might be able to visit Tully's on Thursday.
BGFS is working very hard at raising money for this costly endeavor and we need all the support we can get. Our goal is to have a new scoreboard in place for the ladies to enjoy this coming spring. Currently there is no scoreboard at Lions Park for the ladies.
In fact, boys youth baseball teams in Batavia have five different fields, all with fencing, three with scoreboards and one with full lights. Youth girls softball has one field, with no fence, no lights and no scoreboard.
BGFS is just starting its third year in existence and we have a lot of big goals for the young ladies in Batavia, but we need the support of the community to make it happen. Not only do the Batavia Stingers teams from BGFS play their home games at Lions Park, but so does the varsity girls softball team at Notre Dame High School.
This scoreboard will be enjoyed by girls between the ages 7 through 18.  
I hope to see a bunch of you Thursday at Tully's!
Matt Landers
May 24, 2018 - 1:24pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia girls fastpitch softball, Sports, news, Lions Club.

The Lions Club presents Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball with a check for $1,000 to cover the Memorial Day tournament costs.


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The Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball (BGFS) organization is holding its debut Lions Club Memorial Day Softball Tournament this Saturday, May 26th, over the Memorial Day Weekend.

The Batavia Lions Club has generously agreed to partner with BGFS in sponsoring what is hoped to be the first of a long-running annual fastpitch softball tournament.

The inaugural tournament will be comprised of four 12-and-under teams from Batavia, Perry and Lyndonville.

The day’s events are listed below:

  • Batavia Stingers Black vs. Lyndonville – John Kennedy School – 9 a.m.
  • Batavia Stingers Yellow vs. Perry – Lions Park – 9 a.m.
  • Skills competition – individual hitting contest and team throwing accuracy contest – Lions Park – 11:15 a.m.
  • Consolation game (losing teams from morning games) – Lions Park -- 12:15 p.m.
  • Championship game (winning teams from morning games) – Lions Park – 2:30 p.m.

There will be a concession stand open throughout the day serving hot and cold drinks, hot dogs, pizza and snacks.

Come on out and watch these young ladies compete while enjoying a snack or lunch at the ball field. 

February 16, 2018 - 5:29pm

Press release:

After a successful inaugural season in 2017, Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball, also known as the Batavia Stingers, is excited to announce that they will be hosting a registration day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Dick's Sporting Goods in Batavia.

The store is located in the Towne Center at Batavia mall on Veterans Memorial Drive.

Sign-ups will be for teams in the 10u, 12u and 15u divisions. (Sign-ups will be held alongside those for Batavia Minor League Baseball.)

Registration is open to girls who live in the City or Town of Batavia or who attend school in Batavia.

Board members and coaches will be present to answer questions. The registration fee of $75 is not due until April 1.

The 10u and 12u teams begin practice in April, with games beginning in May. The 15u season will begin in June and games will be held from July to the beginning of August.

If you are unable to attend this registration event, please email [email protected] or visit the league's Facebook page (Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball) in order to download a registration form.

Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball welcomes players of all skill levels, including those who are new to the sport.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Coach Stan Kaus at 370-9861.

Coach Stan Kaus

Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball

P.O. Box 209

Batavia NY 14020

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