Andrew Legare of The Star-Gazette examines travel softball with his article "GIRLS OF SUMMER: Travel softball a big draw"
Section IV is home to some of the best travel softball programs in
New York. Spring sports is only the beginning of the softball season for many of our best athletes. Check the images and websites below for more information about these travel teams!
Update 7/25 - please note the age group times below:
The RBI Lightning Fastpitch organization will be holding tryouts for all levels for the 2019-2020 season. Tryouts will be held on 7/29-7/31 from 6-8pm at the following locations based on age group:
7/29 - 12U, 14U (Robinov) & 16U at ME Middle School
7/29 - 18U at Struble Road Sports Complex
7/30 - 16U at ME Middle School
7/30 - 14U (Burkhard) & 14U (Robinov) at ME Middle School
7/31 - 14U (Burkhard)
If you are unable to make the dates and need a makeup, please get in touch with me and I will put you in touch with the other coaches so you can schedule a date and time. An official makeup date of 8/5 for all levels will be held from 6-8pm at:
ME Middle School - 12U, 14U, 16U
Struble Rd Sports Complex - 18U
If you need to come on 8/5, let me know and I will make sure the respective coaches are available.
I will post updates for any changes or weather delays.
Go Lightning! ⚡️
EVALUATIONS FOR THE 2019-2020 TRAVEL SEASON WED. JULY 31TH ( 6PM – 8PM ) 14u, 16u, 18u TEAMS AT BISHOP LUDDEN HIGH SCHOOL
( ONLY NEED TO ATTEND ONE DATE )
MON. AUG 5TH ( 6PM – 8PM ) 14u, 16u, 18u TEAMS AT SKY WAY PARK, N SYRACUSE
WED. AUG 7st ( 6PM – 8PM ) 10u AND 12u TEAMS AT SKY WAY PARK, N SYRACUSE
SAT. AUG. 10TH ( 10AM – 12PM ) ALL AGE GROUPS AT SKY WAY PARK, N SYRACUSE
WED. AUG. 14TH ( 6PM – 8PM ) 10U AND 12u TEAMS AT BISHOP LUDDEN HIGH SCHOOL
SUN. AUG. 18TH ( 10AM – 12PM ) ALL AGE GROUPS AT SKY WAY PARK, N SYRACUSE
BISHOP LUDDEN HIGH SCHOOL ADDRESS – 815 FAY RD, SYRACUSE NY 13219
SKY WAY PARK ADDRESS – 5950 EAST TAFT RD, NORTH SYRACUSE NY 13212
We as an organization work toward teaching with positive motivation and we succeed by creating an atmosphere that a young lady of the CNY Elite can believe in one’s self and improve beyond expectations and better ones skills to achieve playing at a higher level.
For more info contact Greg Lambert at 315-450-2192 or Dave Wicker at 315-877-3930 or Tom Royal at 315-657-2623
For a private workout or for information Email us at
Proficient 10 year fastpitch travel program searching for local girls in Northern Tier of PA/Southern Tier NY wanting to compete in ASA fastpitch.
The Lady Lightning fastpitch desires energetic youth to fill out its 2019-2020 season. Teams will compete in fall/winter ball tournaments/leagues as well and pick up in a spring/summer season to comprise many opportunities for your girls to advance to the next level.
Tryouts for age groups 10U, 12U and 14U will begin on Thursday, July 25 at Towanda's Bradford County YMCA from 6-8pm. A second and third tryout will be Monday, July 29th and Friday, August 2nd also 6-8pm at the same location. Only one tryout needs to be attended, but one can come to all if desired.
Any questions or if a private tryout is desired please call Rick Vargason at 570-250-0574.