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February 9, 2021 - 10:12am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Batavia Stingers, softball, sports, batavia, Lions Park.

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Press release:

Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball (BGFS) is overwhelmed with gratitude from the community stepping up with very generous donations to allow for the installation of a brand-new electronic scoreboard at Lions Park, the home of the Batavia Stingers. 

In particular, BGFS wants to give a special thank you to the two lead sponsors of the sign, Batavia’s Original Pizzeria and Batavia Restaurant Supply Inc. These two local businesses understand the importance of youth sports for our community and backed up this belief with critical financial support that made this scoreboard a reality.

When speaking with Batavia’s Original owner, Kathy Ferrara, and Batavia Restaurant Supply owners, Stacey Schrader and Nate Charvella, they were all moved by the disparities in girls and boys sports, and we're excited to help provide the girls with the first electronic scoreboard in Batavia for girl’s softball.

We hope people pay attention to these businesses that give back to our community, as they deserve our support the most!

In addition to the very generous lead sponsorships by Batavia’s Original and Batavia Restaurant Supply, BGFS would also like to give a special thanks to the almost two dozen sponsors that are permanently listed on the banner below the sign at Lions Park.

Three of these sponsors listed as Primary sponsors for their generous donations are the Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation, Lawley Insurance, and the Dick's Sporting Goods Foundation. These are more examples of organizations and businesses that value the importance of youth sports.

Lastly, but certainly not least, BGFS would like to give a big THANK YOU to the project coordinator, and guy that pulled it all together, JC Kabel. He spent countless hours fundraising and leading the project design and installation. 

The BGFS Board is forever grateful for helping us have our ladies look up at that beautiful scoreboard and think it is normal for girls to have the same opportunities as the boys.

June 19, 2019 - 2:34pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Batavia Stingers, softball, batavia, video.
Video Sponsor

In a 12U girls fastpitch softball game played at Kibbe Park on Tuesday, a team comprised of players from Batavia, Le Roy, and Elba, beat a team comprised of players from Alexander, Lyndonville, Perry 10-9.

Katie Landers had three hits, three RBIs, and scored two runs for the Batavia team.

Loretta Sorochty allowed two runs and four hits over three innings. She had seven Ks.

Karissa Kendall gave up one run and one hit over two innings.

Emily Pietrzykowski, of Alexander, had two hits.

May 26, 2018 - 3:06pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Batavia Stingers, batavia, softball, sports, Batavia Lions Club.

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Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball and the Batavia Lions Club hosted an inaugural four-team softball tournament today at Lions Park.

The Batavia Stingers fielded two teams to play against teams from Perry and Lyndonville.  Pictured is a game between Perry and Lyndonville.softballmay262018-2.jpg

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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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