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SEPTEMBER SCHEDULE NOW UP (August 31st, 2014)

For September 21st, some of you will see RV for the location of your games instead of SDM. Raccoon Valley will be handling games that would be played on the 21st at South Des Moines. Please make sure that if you see an RV by your game on the last date that you head to Raccoon Valley.

8&Under - DOC | PDF

ROOKIES - DOC | PDF

10&Under - DOC | PDF

12&Under - DOC | PDF





SEPTEMBER SCHEDULE (August 26th, 2014)

Now that we have all (or almost all) of the scores from the games played, the MIGS board will be sitting down within a day or two and going over all of the games. Once that is done, the fun task of scheduling the September games gets to be completed. The goal is to have the September schedule up on the website early this weekend (I'd like to enjoy part of the 3-day weekend as well, trust me). Just a reminder, there are no games played over the Labor Day weekend. Please enjoy the long weekend with your families! :)





TODAY'S GAMES (August 23rd, 2014)

As you all know by now, all of the 9AM games were cancelled due to rain and standing water. I've been told that the Ankeny and North Des Moines games will be played as normal for the 1PM set. South Des Moines has cancelled 1PM games due to the water on the fields.





SCORES UPDATES, NEW E-MAIL ADDRESS, AND SEPTEMBER SCHEDULE (August 19th, 2014)

I've updated all of the schedules to show the winners of each game in the right-hand column. If you notice an error, please do let us know. If we have the winner wrong, more than likely the scores I received might be wrong as well. Please do let us know the correct scores as well if you notice a mistake.

I've added a new e-mail address for MIGS (so my personal address won't receive everything). Our new address for all of your questions, requests or comments is now admin@migsoftball.org. The good thing is that the mail won't come to just me (as I'm on the road a lot) but also to Keith as well.

Last but not least, for anyone that might have missed the message about the September schedules from the August 5th section, here it is again.
"Before anyone asks why the August games are the only ones listed, as in years past after the first half of the season is completed the MIGS board will sit down and go over all of the games played. If needed, we'll make adjustments then. Then we will schedule the September half of the season and put that schedule up on the website."





FULL 8U SCHEDULE NOW (August 12th, 2014)

I received the news that the Eastside Starfires 8U team is now in the schedule for the season, so there is now not a single open slot in 8U. I've updated the 8U schedules which you can find below (I've moved them up from August 5th).

8&Under - DOC | PDF

ROOKIES - DOC | PDF

10&Under - DOC | PDF

12&Under - DOC | PDF




CHANGES TO THE SCHEDULES FOR 10U AND 8U... ALSO RULES CHANGE (August 10th, 2014)

We have had another 10U team added to fill out the 10U schedule, so there are no longer any teams off on any of the play dates. Unfortunately, we have lost one 8U team since the schedules were put out so now we have one 8U team each day off. I believe all of the 10U teams have been notified, and the 8U teams should be getting e-mails/phone calls if they are affected by this. I've uploaded the newest schedules which you can download by clicking on the original links down below in the August 5th section.

The rules have been updated to show that a rover (10th player) can be used if both teams agree. Please be sure to download the latest rules page HERE or at the menu on the left. You will find the change under A5, which states:

A5) For the 10U and 10U Rookie Division, the Rover position or fourth outfield position is allowed if both teams agree and have more than 9 players to employ this on defense.




FIRST HALF SCHEDULES FOR ALL DIVISIONS (August 5th, 2014)

Below you will find the schedules for all divisions in both Word Document and PDF format. I save the document in an older style of Word format just in case people are still using old Word, so if you can't open it please do try the PDF link.

8&Under - DOC | PDF

ROOKIES - DOC | PDF

10&Under - DOC | PDF

12&Under - DOC | PDF

Before anyone asks why the August games are the only ones listed, as in years past after the first half of the season is completed the MIGS board will sit down and go over all of the games played. If needed, we'll make adjustments then. Then we will schedule the September half of the season and put that schedule up on the website.

As a reminder, we do not play over the Labor Day weekend. Enjoy your holiday with your families!




(YET ONE MORE UPDATE) TEAM ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS RECEIVED (AND NEW RAINOUT NUMBER) (August 3rd, 2014)

There is a new number for the Fall season. The new number is (515)777-7777. During the week it will be set to accept messages, but during the weekend will be set to announce only.

Below you will find the list of teams that have sent in team entry forms and payments (at least that I have been notified about).

8&U - Iowa Dirt Devils - Teddy Cockerham
8&U - DCG 8U Red - Lance Burke
8&U - Knoxville Panthers - Scott Karr
8&U - Jasper County United - Tammy Steenhoek
8&U - Chariton Crushers - Jamie Buckalew
8&U - Crush - Justin Dehmer
8&U - WAC Purple - Kevin Christensen
8&U - Little Warriors - Brad Welch
8&U - NDM Lil Rookies - Mike McKay
8&U - NDM Dynamite Divas - Mike Ross
8&U - Cremators - Matthew Rauen
8&U - Lightning - MaryBeth Stockton

10&U - Blackjax - Andy Dunkin
10&U - Fusion - Kevin Steenhoek
10&U - Bussey Bombers - Jade Mockenhaupt
10&U - ADM Tigers - Shelley Boorn
10&U - Winterset Husky Dogs - Matt Young
10&U - Carlisle Red Tigers - Darren Sievers
10&U - Knoxville Panthers - Liz Finarty
10&U - Pella Heat - Jay Rhoten
10&U - Carlisle Her-icanes - Mark Hoffman
10&U - WDM Tigers Orange - Jason McArtor
10&U - WDM Tigers White - Siri Long
10&U - Lil Warhawks - Justin Geisler
10&U - Misfits - Shelly Pickard
10&U - Earlham 1 - Brian Jensen
10&U - Earlham 2 - Bryan Porter
10&U - NDM Flame Orange - Matt Dobson
10&U - Jasper County United - Danel Drake
10&U - NDM Flame Yellow - Matt Dobson
10&U - Lady Yankees - Todd Cosner
10&U - Iowa Outlaws - Jim Grant
10&U - MSC Cremators White - Jeremy Akers
10&U - Chariton Smashers - Mike Spiker
10&U - WAC White - Kevin Chaloupecky

12&U - Blackjax - Dennis Morris
12&U - Knoxville Black - Jim Uitermarkt
12&U - ADM Tigers 12U - Clay Rickert
12&U - Winterset - Randy McDonald
12&U - Ankeny Blaze - Bill Shields
12&U - SDM JT's Blue - Eric Methfessel
12&U - Central Iowa Stealth - Dan Berggren
12&U - NDMGS Explosion - Jane Osborne
12&U - Misfits - Randy O'Donnell
12&U - Saints - Sandy Krpan
12&U - Warhawks - Brent Ruble
12&U - MSC Cremators - Tim Swesey
12&U - Blue Devils - Bill Keller
12&U - EDM - Jeremy Bos
12&U - Lady Yankees - Demetreus Griffin

14&U - Blackjax - Randy McKinney







AUGUST 1 IS END OF TEAM ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS (July 26th, 2014)

I just wanted to give a reminder to all teams that are still thinking about sending in team entry forms and payments that August 1 is still our cut-off date. Once August 1st hits, we only accept forms from teams that are needed to even out a division. Please make sure to get those forms in before then!

I've also received quite a few "players looking for teams" e-mails. We actually do not have any sort of tryouts for individual players that are wanting to get onto a team, as this league is geared towards teams (and why we have team entry forms but no individual forms). If you are a parent with a young lady looking for a team, I'd be happy to take your information just in case I hear from a team that is short a player or two. There is just no guarantee that will happen. Also, if you are a team that suddenly has a need for a player, please do let me know. I'll put you in touch with anyone that I've received information on. Thanks!

Last but not least, within a few days I should be receiving a list of teams that have sent in team entry forms and paymeents. Once I have that, I'll post that list of teams here on this page.




FULL 2014 SCHEDULE (June 29th, 2014)


August 16/17 - All ages
August 23/24 - All ages
September 6 - 8&U, 10&U and 12&U only
September 7 - All ages
September 14 - All ages
September 21 - All ages





YES, I AM ACTUALLY CALENDAR ILLITERATE! ;) (June 29th, 2014)

Thanks to the several of you that wrote to me letting me know I had the dates wrong below. The actual dates for August are:

August 16/17 - All ages
August 23/24 - All ages

We have a board meeting this afternoon, so I'm holding off posting the September dates until everything is confirmed. I'll post the September play dates later tonight.


IT'S ABOUT THAT TIME AGAIN! (June 27th, 2014)

Yes, it's time for Fall Ball registrations again! As in years past, the month of July is when we accept all team registrations and payments. I won't have updated the names of the registration and roster files on the website to 2014 until after this coming weekend, but rest assured that they will be the same forms as 2013. If you have all ready printed off the 2013 forms, they will work just fine. The P.O. Box address and costs have not changed for 2014. If you are waiting for the forms to say 2014, they should be updated by Tuesday (July 1st). I'll work on getting them changed by Monday night.

As for playing dates, the only ones I know for sure at this time are the last two weekends of August (August 22/23, August 29/30). As soon as I receive the September play dates I will post them here. As always, we do not play games on Labor Day weekend and the Saturday of the Hawkeye/Cyclone football game.

It looks as though I'm having a ton of problems with the hotmail e-mail address. If you have not received a response to any e-mail you have sent to the normal address, I more than likely have not received your original e-mail. I'll be cutting ties with Hotmail and moving the migsoftball e-mail to GMail Sunday or Monday. Until then, you are welcome to use my personal address of cwreifert@gmail.com. I'll be sure to post our new address here after the weekend.

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DEPOSIT REFUNDS (October 10th, 2013)

As I've been receiving e-mails asking about the return of the $50 deposits, I just wanted to let everyone know that I've been told you should have those in just a few days. Now I just have to hope that I don't get a ton of e-mails asking how many a "few" is! :D




RACCOON VALLEY FIELD MIXUP (September 21st, 2013)

I've been told that there was a mixup with 2 fields on the schedules for teams playing at Raccoon Valley. I've made the change to both 12U and 8U schedules, but if you were supposed to be playing at Field 5 you are instead playing on Field 7. If you were scheduled for Field 7, you are now playing on Field 5. Thanks, Will.




2ND HALF SCHEDULES, PLUS ANOTHER RULES PAGE UPDATE (September 1st, 2013)

Happy September everyone! Below you will find the 2nd half schedules for all divisions, as well as another updated rules section.

There are now 3 divisions (after all the movement requests were handled) with odd numbers of teams. This means that one team each day in those divisions will have a bye. The team with the day off is listed in red for each day on each schedule.

For those teams in 10U-National, there are only 4 of you left. For you 4 teams, there was no option but that some of you will have to play another team at least twice. There was just no way around that. We also came across the same problem in the 14U division, but tried to make sure if it was a second time that teams had played each other that they had had semi-close games (even splitting wins).

There is no play at the South Des Moines complex on September 21 and 22. Those dates will be played instead at the Raccoon Valley complex.

As for the Rules Page update, you 4 teams in the 10U-National division will really want to read page 3. This new update came after a lot of discussion with a few coaches and almost all board members. We hope this newest update will make a little more sense. If not, I'm sure the e-mails will start soon.

NEWEST RULES PAGE (September 1, 2013): PDF FILE

8U - DOC | PDF

10U NATIONAL - DOC | PDF

10U AMERICAN - DOC | PDF

ROOKIE - DOC | PDF

12U - DOC | PDF

14U - DOC | PDF




UPDATED RESULTS (GETTING READY FOR THE SECOND HALF) PART FOUR - LAST ONE**** (August 27th, 2013)

Here you go, the last updated results! Once again, please do take a peek and let me know if you see a mistake or blank space for one of your games. Even if you've told me once, if it's still there please let me know that as well. I'm old, cranky and sometimes make mistakes. ;)

8U - DOC | PDF

10U NATIONAL - DOC | PDF

10U AMERICAN - DOC | PDF

ROOKIE - DOC | PDF

12U - DOC | PDF

14U - DOC | PDF




UPDATED RESULTS (GETTING READY FOR THE SECOND HALF) PART THREE (August 26th, 2013)

Here is what I have received from tonight, both from the ball parks and from corrections from all of you. If any more come in late tonight, I'll get them out in the morning.




UPDATED RESULTS (GETTING READY FOR THE SECOND HALF) PART DEUX (August 25th, 2013)

I have updated the results that I've received so far tonight, and should hopefully receive the sheets from SDM and Ankeny tomorrow so I can update them Monday night. I also believe I've corrected all the mistakes I've been told about from those of you that e-mailed me with corrections. Once again, if you see that I have something wrong, don't hesitate to let me know (especially since that could affect where you end up and who you play the 2nd half). If you see I'm missing your game in the 1st half, please do let me know your scores as well pleast!

The board should be getting together around Wednesday to go over all of the results from the first half. At that time we'll do any moving around that we can really see needs to be done, and then work on the 2nd half schedules the next few days after that.




UPDATED RESULTS (GETTING READY FOR THE SECOND HALF) (August 23rd, 2013)

If all of you coaches could please check out your games and make sure the results are correct, it would be appreciated. Sometimes the numbers from the ballparks can get a little jumbled, so it's always good to recheck what I've received. If you see that the results from your game is incorrect, please do let me know (along with the correct scores). These are what we go by (along with the scores) in re-bracketing and rescheduling the second half of the season. I'd hate to see your team bumped up by the results of a game being off. You should also see this coming weekend's results Sunday night. The board will get together Monday or Tuesday, rebracket if it's needed and start in on the new schedule. They will be uploaded to the website as soon as I have them in my grubby fingers. Thanks, Will




THE LONG ANTICIPATED 2013 RULES UPDATE (August 20th, 2013)

I've changed the link on the left side of the page (and including it HERE) with the changes we finally agreed on with the 2013 season. Sorry it took longer than expected. Please check the additions/changes in red on page 3.

Also, I heard through the grapevine that some games the first weekend had a few interesting things going on with them. I've heard some games had a 10th player (like a rover) in the outfield, and some games the girls weren't allowed to lead off from the bases until the softball had reached home plate. Just so there's no confusion the rest of the season:

We have no rover position in this Fall league. Please stick with 9 players per team.

As per standard softball play, the base runners may lead off when the softball has left the pitcher's hand.

I hope that clears up all of the confusion. I'm moving the schedules up to this section.




MORE UPDATES FOR THE FIRST HALF (August 14th, 2013)


For those of you that have sent e-mails to migsoftball@hotmail.com today, you might not have heard about this but outlook.com (Microsoft's division that owns hotmail) has been down all day. I have only received 2 e-mails throughout the day and received errors any time I tried to access besides that. It isn't just us, it has affected Spain, Britain, France, Canada and many other countries. At this time, I still can't access anything from today. Hopefully the problem will be fixed by tomorrow (Thursday) and I can get your e-mails once again. I've given up for today though.

Two teams have changed on the schedules, and they are listed in red on those schedules. 10U Ankeny Fire has replaced Ankeny 10U-4 on the 10U-C (American division) and Raccoon Valley has replaced Ankeny Fire on the Rookie division schedule.

When we were spending the hours needed putting together the schedules for the first half, invariable mistakes do happen. Last year 10U National was actually 10U-A, and 10U American was 10U-B. This year we had no 10U-A division (we did have one team that said they were low A or High B, we put them in B)... but didn't think about the Rules page. If you are playing National, you know you are playing 10=B rules and not the normal 10A rules. We will fix the rules page, but just have faith you are not going to be expected to play A Rules. Please, no panicking!!

I'm still working on the problem with the 10U-National schedule, but somehow it will be fixed tonight. The problem was that we had 2 teams playing eaching other twice in the 4 days and it wasn't caught. I thought it would be an easy fix, but of course I was sadly mistaken (it turned into a nightmare). The second weekend will be up sometime tonight, once I get it figured out). *2nd weekend is completed*

Thanks, Will Reifert.




SCHEDULES FOR THE FIRST HALF, AND EVEN MORE INFORMATION (August 11th, 2013)


Just a little heads up on a few things before you get to the schedules below:
As there were an odd number of teams for 14U and 8U (7 in 14U, 11 in 8U) we had to set up the schedules for both of those divisions with one team each play date getting a bye! If you see that you aren't listed for one day in those two divisions, we are very sorry but you will be getting the money back for that day.

Saturday, August 17th, there is an event going on in Ankeny during the morning (just like last year). As we could not schedule a 9AM set for Saturday, you'll notice there is a set scheduled to start at 4:30PM just in Ankeny.

This year we only had 2 High School teams sign up to play, so we unfortunately could not have a High School division!

I've been told there was a big accident with checks sent in this year. We keep the $50 checks separate that you send us, and mail them back at the end of the season (after you've shown up for all play dates). Unfortunately, I've been told that ALL checks were accidentally deposited. I'm very sorry to have to pass on this information, but please remember not to shoot the messenger!

If you see that your division's DOC/PDF links aren't active yet, it means I'm still working on getting them transferred over from a big excel file. Have faith, they will all be up at some time tonight. My fat fingers can only work so fast!





TEAM REGISTRATIONS RECEIVED - LAST LIST SAYS AUGUST 5TH (STILL WAITING ON HOST TEAM LIST) (August 6th, 2013)


8U - Knoxville Panthers - Scott Karr
8U - Waukee Wicked - Amy Llewelyn
8U - Norwalk Purple Crush - Justin Dehmer
8U - Team Storm - Terry Rivera
8U - Johnston 8U Purple - Steve Kenney
8U - NDM Firecrackers - Michael McKay
8U - Lady Yankees - Mark Fleming
8U - Lil Rebels - Brad Black
8U - NDM Dynamite Divas - John Corsbie
8U - WDM Tigers - Jason McArtor

10U - WDM Tigers White - Dan Foudree
10U - WDM Tigers Orange - Josh Dewes
10U - SDM JT's Blue - Eric Methfessel
10U - Chariton - Mike Spiker
10U - Carlisle Red Tigers - Darren Sievers
10U - Lil Warhawks 10U - Blayne Hartman
10U - NDM Flame - Matt Dobson
10U - Lady Yankees - Demetreus Griffin
10U - Carlisle Wildcats 2022 - Kelly Barber
10U - Hotshots - Michelle Pickard
10U - Knoxville Panthers - Jim Uitermarkt
10U - Outlaws - Jim Grant
10U - MSC Cremators 10U - Michael Ball
10U - Central Iowa Stealth 10U - Brian Liske
10U - WDM Tigers Silver - Ryan Cooley
10U - Ankeny Fire - Kory Miller
10U - DCG Red - Lisa Luellen
10U - Tigerhawks - Shannon Underwood
10U - Earlham Cardinals - Maradith Janssen
10U - Cardinals-Earlham - Jon Janssen

12U - WDM Tigers White - Mike Thomas
12U - DCG Fillies Red - Sonny Hall
12U - DCG Fillies White - Jeff Hanneman
12U - Winterset Huskies - Scott Stover
12U - Lil Warhawks 12U - Brent Ruble
12U - Team Xtreme - Mike Wheeler
12U - Hotshots - Randy O'Donnell
12U - Indianola Explosion - Cindy Johnson
12U - NDM Explosion - Alyshia Dobson
12U - Blue Devils - Bill Keller
12U - Central Iowa Stealth 12U - Andrea Ehlers
12U - Seymour Hawks - Shaun Houser
12U - M St M 12U - Todd Verwers
12U - Extreme Heat - Dave Jungers
12U - L-S Hawks - Matt Rasmusson
12U - Johnston Dragons White - Jason Meredith
12U - ADM Tigers - Christina Hlas

14U - MD Saints - Kathy Harrington
14U/HS - Rails - Dan Twelmeyer
14U - NDM Sparks - Mel Plascencia
14U - DCG Fillies - Doug Johnson
HS - Seynour HS - Terry Mitchell



YET EVEN MORE INFORMATION ON THE UPCOMING 2013 FALL BALL SEASON (July 30th, 2013)

Tomorrow, July 31st, is the day we ask to have all team registrations in by. If you have not yet mailed your team registration forms and checks, now would be a good time to let us know. If you let us know, we should be able to work out a place and time to physically drop off your information to us. The earlier the better, if that is what you need to do. If you need to get hold of us to set up a time, please do e-mail us at migsoftball@hotmail.com. I'll check my e-mail several times tomorrow, and will answer them as I see them.

I did not notice that the team registration forms and roster forms still had my old Mediacom e-mail address on them. If you tried to send your team e-mail address to the mchsi address only to have it kick back to you, please do resend to either migsoftball@hotmail.com or willr@centurylink.net. Both will get to me but the hotmail address will get there faster.



YET MORE INFORMATION ON THE UPCOMING 2013 FALL BALL SEASON (July 14th, 2013)

Yay, I'm finally back in Urbandale!! The team entry forms and team roster forms have not changed at all, so I have updated the year in the menu to the left to 2013 instead of 2012. If you have all ready sent in your team information, you have used the correct form!






INFORMATION ON THE UPCOMING 2013 FALL BALL SEASON (June 12th, 2013)

Team registrations should begin July 1st! Please watch here for updated forms coming before the end of the month!

2013 Play Dates!!!
August 17 & 18
August 24 & 25
September 8
September 15
September 21 (8U, 10U and 12U only)
September 22






FIRST HALF RESULTS - UPCOMING PLAYDATES/SCHEDULE - RAINED OUT GAMES (August 28th, 2012)

Here are the results I have from the first half. If you see one of your games is listed incorrectly, please do let me know. Please also let me know the correct scores to the games as well, because if win/loss was wrong the score was probably wrong as well.






FIELD CONDITIONS FOR 8/26 (August 26th, 2012)

I've been told that Ankeny fields will be played at the normal times, 9am and 1pm. South Des Moines, Raccoon Valley and North Des Moines are still working on their fields, so the game times for those complexes will be at 11am and 3pm.
So to repeat, if you play at Ankeny you will play at your normal times (9 and 1). If you play at the other complexes, instead of 9am your games will start at 11am & instead of 1pm your games will start at 3pm (2 hours later than normal). Thanks, and have a fun Sunday!

RAIN-OUTS FOR 8/25 (August 25th, 2012)

I've just been informed that we've had so much rain in such a short time that the 1pm sets have been cancelled for today. I apologize to any teams who have driven long distances to get to Des Moines (Seymour)... sometimes Mother Nature just isn't nice.

Also, for those of you that haven't noticed the rainout number listed in the links to the left, it is 515-280-8620.


MIX-UP ON TODAY'S SCHEDULE FOR 8/25 (August 25th, 2012)

It's been brought to my attention that there was a time mix-up on the schedule for Saturday's 14/HS games and I didn't catch it! Every single game was listed as being played at 9am, even the 2 sets at Raccoon Valley. Hopefully everyone read that as the 2nd game being played at 1pm. I have changed it on the schedule. I also fixed the game for Sunday that was listed at PAM to 9AM. Sorry about my typing skills.






WHY IS THERE NO 2ND HALF SCHEDULE? AND E-MAIL CHANGE FOR WILL (August 21st, 2012)

I've received several e-mails from newer people asking why there is no schedule for the 2nd half yet. As we've done in years past, once the first 2 weekends of play are done the MIGS board sits down and looks at how all of the teams are doing. If we need to move any teams around, this is the time we do that. Then, we put the 2nd half schedule together and post it to the website. I hope that answers your question. :)

Please do not send any more e-mails to c.reifert@mchsi.com. After many internet and e-mail problems, I've had both DSL and DirecTV installed (just yesterday as a matter of fact). I may be able to receive e-mails for another week, but to be safe please use either -or- both migsoftball@hotmail.com or willr@centurylink.net. Thanks!





SCHEDULES FOR THE FIRST HALF, AND EVEN MORE INFORMATION (*UPDATE*) (August 15th, 2012)

The links for the schedules are listed below this information. Just so you know what all is going on, here is the info that I have at this time:

We have an opening for an 8U team and a 12U team. Because we have odd numbers in each of these divisions, you'll notice on the schedules that the final team listed is *OPEN*. If you are a team that would like to fill either of those spots, we all ready have the schedule ready for it. Unfortunately, if we don't have a team to fill those spots each of the team playing against the *OPEN* team will have a bye (day off) that day. We are very sorry for the inconvenience to those teams. *UPDATE* WE NOW HAVE ANOTHER 12U TEAM. I'M UPDATING THE SCHEDULE AND WILL E-MAIL THE COACHES. *UPDATE* WE ONLY HAVE THE Xtreme TEAM FOR AUGUST. IF YOU ARE A 12U TEAM NOT ALL READY SIGNED UP AND YOU'D LIKE TO PLAY IN SEPTEMBER, PLEASE LET US KNOW.


Because we only have 4 10U teams that signed up wanting to play dropped-3rd-strike and stealing-home, the only way way to give those teams games is that we have to make all 10U games USSSA-C rule games, mainly "no-dropped-3rd-strike" and "no-stealing-home". I'm sorry if that causes any of those 4 teams any inconvenience, but you are very welcome to discuss your thoughts through e-mail. I'll be sure to pass those thoughts on.

Ankeny has a morning town parade Saturday, August 18th. This Saturday, we can't have morning games at Ankeny so the games will instead be played at 1PM and 4:30PM. This is just in Ankeny, and just for this Saturday. To fix a mistake in scheduling 2 10U teams for games in the morning during the parade, those games have been fixed on the 10U schedule page.

Due to a lack of 14U and High School teams signing up this year, we have a total of 6 teams between the two age groups. Due to the ages of the players that are actually playing for both divisions, we've combined the two into one division (14/HS).

8U = DOC || PDF
ROOKIE = DOC || PDF
10U = DOC || PDF
12U = DOC || PDF
14/HS = DOC || PDF





*UPDATED* TEAM ENTRY FORMS THAT HAVE BEEN RECEIVED SO FAR, AND SCHEDULE INFORMATION (August 10th, 2012)

I've had a few e-mails come in asking about schedules. From what I understand, schedules for the first 2 weekends of play should be available at sometime this weekend.

If you don't see your team listed here but you feel that they should be (registration form and payments have been mailed in) please e-mail us right away.

These are what I have been notified that we have received so far (newest ones for today are in BLUE):

8U - Carlisle Wildcats - Sievers
8U - NDM Firecrackers - McKay
8U - Johnston Jaguar Gold - Peterson
8U - WDM Tigers - Foudree
8U - Grandview Lady Yankees - Cosner
8U - NDM Lil Rascals - Corsbie
8U - Urb J-Hawks - Engelen
8U - Urb J-Hawks - Salmon
8U - Urb J-Hawks - Geiser
8U - Lil Rebels - Lee
8U - GV Lady Cubs Stars - Johnathan
8U - WAC Black - Theisen
8U - Tigerhawks - Underwood
8U - WAC Gold - McFadden
8U - WAC Purple - Peterson
10U-R - Earlham Cardinals - Janssen
10U-R - Urb J-Hawks - Acela
10U-R - Urb J-Hawks - Bergamo
10U-R - WDM Silver Tigers - Dewes
10U-R - WDM Tigers Bronze - Thomas
10U-R - Iowa Bombers - Tetrick
10U-R - Johnston Black - VanRoekel
10U-C - SDM JT Blue - Methfessel
10U-C - Urb J-Hawks - Lavicky
10U-C - Lil Warhawks - Ruble
10U-C - Blue Devils - Myer
10U-C - Norwalk Thunder - Heim
10U-C - Indianola Lightning - Anderson
10U-C - ADM Tigers - Austin
10U-C - Norwalk Bullets - Peters
10U-C - GV Lady Cubs Stars - Johnathan
10U-C - WAC White - Fuhs
10U-C - WAC Silver - Jansen
10U-C - NDM Flame - Dobson
10U-B - NP Comets - Drent
10U-B - Urb J-Hawks - Brueschke
10U-B - Rails - Twelmeyer
10U-A - Lady Saints - Franck
10U - Ankeny1
10U - Ankeny2
10U - Ankeny3
10U - Ankeny4
12U-C - DCG Fillies White - Hall
12U-C - M St M Blue Devils - Verwers
12U-C - Norwalk Purple Ninjas - McKenzie
12U-C - Urbandale J-Hawks - Stoelk
12U-C - Seymour Hawks - Bland
12U-C - Pella - Felicia
12U-C - Jaguars Black - Ryan
12U-C - NDM Explosion - Dobson
12U-C - PCM Mustangs - Foster
12U-C - Team Xtreme - Wheeler
12U-C - Norwalk Thunder - Jones
12U-C - WAC Black - Kroll
12U-C - Wac White - Richmond
12U-B - Altoona Dirt Devil - Lorenz
12U-B - Warriors - Peterson
12U-B - ADM Tigers - Hatchitt
12U - Ankeny1
12U - Ankeny2
12U - Ankeny3
12U - Ankeny4
14U-B - NDM Eagles - Polke
14U - Ankeny
HS-B - Earlham Cards - Cahalan
HS-A - Seymour - Mitchell
HS - Ankeny






THE 2012 SEASON IS COMING UP FAST (part 3) -- NEW START TIMES AND UPDATED RULES! (July 30th, 2012)

Just a few things that all of you might want to take a look at. The rules page has been updated to try and make some of the items that many people were having trouble understanding more understandable. A lot of the questions I received had to do with coach pitching for younger teams, so I hope this helps. As always, if you have any questions about anything in the rules, please do e-mail them to me and I'll pass them on to the appropriate people. The new PDF file can be downloaded HERE or on the left side of the page.

Start times have been changed for this year. Normally we've got 11AM and 3PM, but have received many comments about players getting done for the day late on a school night. So, the start times of the doubleheaders have been changed to 9AM and 1PM. Hopefully this will allow all of the players to get home at a decent time to be ready for a productive day at school! :)
Thanks, Will





THE 2012 SEASON IS COMING UP FAST (part deux) (July 13th, 2012)

Please take no notice that this is being posted on Friday the 13th - lol. As we are getting closer to August, I wanted to remind all of the teams that wanted to play in the league this year that team entry forms and payments need to be in by August 1st for a guarantee of making it in. After August 1st, it comes down to whether we have room (or a second team, as we need to keep divisions even). As for the team roster, even though we like to have them in early as well I do understand that some teams are still trying to find a few players. If you can send in the roster early, that can be very helpful. If not, please do have them in before the season starts mid-August. Thanks, Will.





THE 2012 SEASON IS COMING UP FAST (June 12th, 2012)

I've all ready received several e-mails asking about the schedule for the 2012 season (as well as updated forms). The schedule is listed below, and will follow the same format as years past. We always play the last 2 weekends in August and finish up the season in September. As far as forms, I'm working on updating the links. If you've all ready filled out a team entry form and sent it in, you don't need to worry. In all honesty, the form will be staying the same. I'll just be changing the link to show 2012.
All team entry forms need to be into us before August 1st to make sure your team is included for the season. Anything after August 1st will depend on how many teams are needed to even out an age division.
Thanks, Will Reifert.

PLAY DATES FOR 2012
August 18 - All Ages
August 19 - All Ages
August 25 - All Ages
August 26 - All Ages
September 9 - All Ages
September 15 - 8&U, 10&U and 12&U only
September 16 - All Ages
September 23 - All Ages







FINAL RESULTS THAT I'VE RECEIVED (October 17th, 2011)

8U: DOC | PDF

ROOKIES: DOC | PDF

10U-AMERICAN: DOC | PDF

10U-NATIONAL: DOC | PDF

12U-AMERICAN: DOC | PDF

12U-NATIONAL: DOC | PDF

14U: DOC | PDF

HIGH SCHOOL: DOC | PDF





SECOND HALF SCHEDULE (September 3rd, 2011)







WE NEED ANY MISSING SCORES, AND A DIRECTIONS UPDATE (August 29th, 2011)

If your team played at the Ankeny Softball complex the second weekend, please do send the scores to your games to migsoftball@hotmail.com. Also, addresses have been added to the FIELD DIRECTIONS page for those of you that want to program them into your GPS.





THE END OF THE FIRST TWO WEEKENDS OF PLAY (August 28th, 2011)

The MIGS board will be meeting Wednesday night to go over the results of the first 2 weekends of play. They'll look and see if anyone needs to be moved around a little bit, make those changes and then get working on the schedule for the 2nd half of the season. Please look Monday and Tuesday evening at the results listed for your team's games. If you notice a mistake in who won each game, please do let me know at migsoftball@hotmail.com as soon as possible (before Wednesday for sure) with the correction(s) that I need to make. Also sending the correct scores for your games will help as well, since we also take the scores of the games into consideration. I do not have all the results from every single complex yet, but the ones I do have are listed. The rest should be added sometime Monday evening. Thanks, Will.





NEWEST RULES UPDATE (August 18th, 2011)

The rules have been updated so please do make sure to take a quick read through the Word document or the PDF file.

RULES (PDF) || RULES (DOC)





UPDATED LIST OF TEAMS (August 7th, 2011)

I know there are still several other teams to add to the list, but I forgot to write them down at the board meeting today. I'll add the rest as soon as I get the newest list by e-mail. Also, HERE (PDF) / HERE (DOC) is the newest rules page for 2011 that I have received. 8andUnder will now be using the hard softball instead of the soft softball. Please make sure to read the newest rules.





LIST OF TEAMS (August 2nd, 2011)

Here are the list of teams that I've received as of the middle of the day on Wednesday. If you don't see your team listed, it doesn't mean that we haven't received your team entry form and check. If you aren't listed and are a little worried, feel free to e-mail and ask. More than likely, it will be on the next day's list if you did send it in.
P.S. I've also been told that many of the host park teams have not been added to the list yet.

*MOVED UP ABOVE*

As for the schedules that I keep getting e-mails asking about, the MIGS board will be meeting this weekend to go over the list of teams and work on the scheduling. I don't have an exact timeline of when that will be finished yet, but as soon as I receive the schedules they will be up on the website. Thanks, Will.





BACK AT IT (July 26, 2011)

After being part of a 3-day cancer fundraiser, I'm finally back and reading e-mails again. I'll get responses to the latest e-mails out throughout the day. I've also added 8U to the playdates in the July 19th section to hopefully clear up any confusion about 8U being part of MIGS this year. Thanks, Will.





CHANGE OF E-MAIL ADDRESS, MORE INFORMATION (July 19, 2011)

For those of you who have sent e-mails to my mchsi.com e-mail account, I've found out that many e-mails have not been getting to me. I've answered what I have received, so if you didn't get a response from me could you please e-mail me at the new e-mail address I've set up? Please send any future e-mails concerning MIGS to migsoftball@hotmail.com. I apologize in advance if you did not receive a response from me.

Since I've received several matching questions in the e-mails that I DID receive, I'm going to try and answer a few here that will hopefully clear up some confusion.

Question: For the play dates that you have listed, do we play Saturday or Sunday (or can we pick which day we want to play)?
Answer: We have 8 play dates for 10U and 12U, and 7 for 14U and 16U/HS. As each date is a doubleheader, that means that 10U and 12U play 16 games total, 14U and 16U/HS play 14 games. To hopefully clear up the confusion with that, here is the schedule broken down day by day:
August 20 (Saturday) - all ages play
August 21 (Sunday) - all ages play
August 27 (Saturday) - all ages play
August 28 (Sunday) - all ages play
Labor Day weekend we do not play
September 11 (Sunday) - all ages play
September 17 (Saturday) - 8U, 10U and 12U only
September 18 (Sunday) - all ages play
September 25 (Sunday) - all ages play

Question: I have a daughter who isn't on a team but would like to play Fall Softball. Can you help her to get placed on a team? (Also we've been asked if we hold tryouts for teams).
Answer: Mid-Iowa Girls Softball (MIGS) does not actually hold tryouts or set up teams. What MIGS tries to do is bring several local softball parks together to give teams a place to play against other teams of a similar skill level. It's not a place to try and beat up on other teams, but a time to work on skills that you feel your players actually need to work on to better themselves for the next softball season.
If you have a young lady who would like to play but doesn't have a team, we will do our best to find a team that needs a few players for the Fall season (but we can make no promises). If you do have a player who needs a team, please send me a little bit of information about her (age, positions she has played, etc.) and I will send your e-mail to the person this year who will be keeping track of these players. Also, if you are a team who is a player or two short and could use another young lady on your team, please do let us know that as well. Once again, please e-mail either to migsoftball@hotmail.com and I will forward your e-mail on to the correct person (I actually don't know who that is yet).

Thanks, Will Reifert





INFORMATION ON THE 2011 SEASON (June 15, 2011)

I've received several e-mails asking about the new Fall Ball season, so I wanted to pass on the information that I do have. The MIGS board will be meeting sometime soon in June. Team entry forms and player lists will be accepted the month of July with the cutoff being August 1st. I will be working on getting the entry form and other documents updated, but if you've all ready downloaded and filled them out then there's no need to fill them out again. The only thing that should be changing is the year listed on the form. From what I've been told, the costs will be the same as before.

The play dates should be:
August 20 & 21 (Saturday and Sunday) - all ages
August 27 & 28 (Saturday and Sunday) - all ages
September 3 & 4 (Saturday and Sunday) - No Games, enjoy your Labor Day weekend
September 11 (Sunday) - all ages
September 17 (Saturday) - 10U and 12U only
September 18 (Sunday) - all ages
September 25 (Sunday) - all ages

If I've messed any of the dates up, I'm sure I'll hear about it and will fix it then. Also, there will be no games at Holiday Park (West Des Moines) this season.
Thanks, Will Reifert






THE END TO ANOTHER FUN FALL BALL SEASON (MINUS THE RAIN) (October 12, 2010)

I'm sorry that it's taken me so long to finally get a message up on the website (I know, it's hard to believe we have work and lives away from the ball fields - lol). I'd like to thank all of the teams who participated in Fall Ball this season. I hope you had as much fun playing as I did getting out to watch some of the games (and eating way too much food).

I've been asked about refund money from the rainout dates (especially since deposit checks have been showing up in mailboxes). We had a board meeting Wednesday night (last week), and during that meeting the representatives from the parks went through the list to figure out what teams had rainouts and what teams didn't. Money for the teams that had rainouts wouldn't be going out until probably sometime this week. The reason you received deposit checks back all ready is that those were mailed out before the board meeting.

I've also been asked about results from the games of the 2nd half. I'm adding all the updated sheets right now, but you'll notice as you check out the divisions that I'm missing a lot of results. If you see one of your sets are missing, feel free to send them over to me and I'll still get them updated.

8&Under = DOC | PDF

10&Under-A = DOC | PDF
10&Under-B = DOC | PDF
10&Under-C = DOC | PDF
10&Under-Rookie = DOC | PDF

12&Under-A = DOC | PDF
12&Under-B = DOC | PDF
12&Under-C = DOC | PDF

14&Under = DOC | PDF

High School = DOC | PDF





RESCHEDULED GAMES (Part 2) (September 22, 2010)

I'll be sending the same information out in a blast e-mail to as many 8's, 10's and 12's that I can, but I also wanted to post this here. After working on trying to reschedule all of the games from last Saturday's rainouts to this coming Saturday, we are giving up trying to make it all work out. After receiving e-mails from 25% of the teams, and many of those being that the teams couldn't play that day or couldn't play at the original times, it has turned into a logistical nightmare. Just when it would seem that everything was falling into place, something else would come to light that would throw it all for a loop. As well as looking like we're supposed to receive more rain on Saturday, umpires being tied up with a USSSA tournament at Raccoon River Park and a rec tourney at Ankeny.... it just can't work.

I apologize to all teams who were looking forward to playing more games this Saturday. And to make sure that all teams know, you will be getting refunds for the games that you do not play.
Will Reifert





RESCHEDULED GAMES (SATURDAY) (September 22, 2010)

I'm going through all of the e-mails that were sent to me from teams letting me know whether they can or can't play this Saturday (along with some saying they can't play at 11am or 3pm). Because of the teams who can't play, we may have to do a little moving around of some of the games (who you play). If you end up playing someone you've played before, I do apologize. Right now we're just trying to make sure that everyone who wants to play, gets to play. This will be up on the website yet today.

Also, we are only making up the Saturday rainouts. Any games cancelled on Sunday will not be made up (we don't want the schedule to run into October).





GAMES FOR SUNDAY... SOME ON, SOME CANCELLED (part 2) (September 19, 2010)

It's 2PM, and I've just been told that the 3PM set has just been cancelled at the Urbandale complex as it keeps raining and the fields have gotten too sloppy.


GAMES FOR SUNDAY... SOME ON, SOME CANCELLED (September 19, 2010)

As per the hotline, I've been told that games at the West Des Moines and South Des Moines are all cancelled. They could not recover from the rain last night and this morning. Games at Ankeny, Raccoon Valley, Urbandale and North Des Moines are all still on.

To all the people who e-mailed me this morning, I do apologize. For some reason, power is out for me, and I ended up over-sleeping. So much for that idea working well. Here are a few tips though:

1. If the rainout hotline tells you that the games at a certain complex are cancelled for that day, you probably don't need to e-mail asking if that is correct.
2. If the rainout hotline hasn't been updated yet... I don't know either. At 7:30 in the morning, the complexes probably haven't decided yet.
3. I have no idea what model/equipment North Des Moines uses for the messages. I also don't know why, at 8AM or so, all it said was "message box full" and didn't play the message.

Thanks, and have a great Sunday.




THE RAINOUT HOTLINE (part 2) (September 18, 2010)

I've been getting e-mails telling me that the mailbox is full on the MIGS hotline. This is due to the fact that for some reason people feel they need to leave a response after the outgoing message plays. Here's the deal... please listen to the message telling you that games are on or off, and if you feel you need to leave a message please don't do it on the hotline. If you feel you need to tell someone what you think about the games being cancelled or a problem that you're having, please do it in an e-mail. In fact, ONLY for times like this, you can e-mail me directly on my cell phone at reifert@tmo.blackberry.net with the urgent message you need passed on. Please do not abuse this, as it's for urgent messages only. By the way, even if the mailbox is full you still get to listen to the games on/off message to know if games are being played.

As for the cancellations today, I've been told that we are planning on moving today's schedule to next Saturday. If you can or can't play next Saturday (September 25th), please do send me an e-mail either way at c.reifert@mchsi.com (not at the blackbery address) and I will pass all e-mails on. Thanks, Will

THE RAINOUT HOTLINE (September 18, 2010)

Due to the fact that we might have some rain all weekend, I wanted to remind everyone that if any games are cancelled at any of the complexes then the rain-out hotline is updated to show that. That number is 515-280-8620 (it's also listed on the "FIELD CONDITIONS" link at the left of this page). The message at that number is updated as soon as the complex gets the information to Keith Fraser.
Thanks, Will.





A MESSAGE FROM MIGS (September 9, 2010)

A message to coaches, parents, players and fans.
Fall Ball by design is intended to be an extension of the softball season giving players and coaches an opportunity to continue to hone skills or try new positions.
It is also an opportunity for players that will be moving into the next older division next spring to stretch and "move up" early to get used to a 12" ball or dropped third strike or any other condition that is different.
With all that said it is important to also understand that with violations of the rules there are consequences.
Mid Iowa Girls Softball uses a variety of rules including High School, ASA, USSSA and some from the individual association's league rules.
We want to be as consistent as we can in operating at six different softball complexes so we have decided that our position with respect to an umpire's decision to eject a coach that the following consequence will apply.

If the coach is ejected during the first game of the double header they will NOT be allowed to finish that game and will serve a one game penalty which will be the second game of the double header. They will not be allowed in the complex and will be asked to leave if necessary.
If the coach is ejected during the second game of the double header they will NOT be allowed to finish that game and will serve a one game penalty which will be the first game of the next playing date.
In the event a coach is ejected a second time in the season they will be removed as a coach for the remainder of the fall season with a suggestion that they not be a coach next fall without some mentoring by someone in their association and their conduct in the fall program will be monitored.
We feel this policy is consistent and in keeping with generally accepted practices. The point we are making is this is still a game and it is for the kids.

2ND HALF SCHEDULE COMPLETED (September 8, 2010)

Here are the links to the schedules with the rest of the dates on them:







2ND HALF SCHEDULE (September 6, 2010)

Due to a few technical difficulties, part of the second half of the schedule hasn't been completed yet. What's listed in the following links are the games scheduled for the 1st play date of the 2nd half (September 12th). I apologize for the hassle, and the rest of the schedule will be up some time Wednesday night.

*MOVED UP TO THE FIRST SECTION*






RULES PAGE HAS BEEN UPDATED (August 27, 2010)

Changes to the page are that it lists that a legal slide can be feet first or head first, as well as reiterating that metal cleats are only allowed in the High School division in Fall Ball.




BALLFIELD ADDRESSES, AND FIELD CHANGES (August 24, 2010)

For anyone playing at Raccoon Valley on Sunday, the games from field 5 have been moved to field 6, and the games from field 8 have been moved to field 5. Schedules have been updated.

For those of you looking to add the addresses of the complexes to your GPS devices, here you go:

NDM = 4750 NW Morningstar Drive, Des Moines, IA 50313
Ankeny = 1200 NW Ash Dr. Ankeny IA 50009
WDM = 1401 Maple Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265
SDM = 1300 Havens Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50315
Raccoon Valley = 5301 Park Ave, Des Moines, IA 50321
Urbandale = 4401 104TH ST, Urbandale, IA 50322

TURNING IN SCORES QUESTION, AND MOVED SCHEDULES (August 23, 2010)

I've had a few questions on what scores teams need to turn in, and what scores they don't need to turn in. After each weekend of play, the complexes turn the scores from every game played into me, and I log those scores. So technically, you shouldn't have to send me scores from your games. However, if you look Tuesday morning and see a blank after your game (meaning I haven't received those scores), please do send me the scores for your games at that time. As I do receive a ton of e-mail every day, I'm trying to cut some of it down (and keep you from having to e-mail me). Thanks, Will.

And here are the schedules, updated and moved up a little higher on the page. Yes, I will still be moving them to their own page, I'm just running behind:

8&Under = DOC | PDF

10&Under-A = DOC | PDF
10&Under-B = DOC | PDF
10&Under-C = DOC | PDF
10&Under-Rookie = DOC | PDF

12&Under-A = DOC | PDF
12&Under-B = DOC | PDF
12&Under-C = DOC | PDF

14&Under = DOC | PDF

High School = DOC | PDF






10&U-C TEAM NEEDING PLAYERS (August 18, 2010)

A Raccoon Valley 10&Under-C team is desperately in need of extra players. Contact for more information is Jim Reese, or feel free to contact me for a telephone number you can call.





UPDATES OF THE SCHEDULES PART 2 (August 16, 2010)

Due to the changes that had to be made... please please please, everyone please recheck the newest schedules that are up. Please pay attention to any lines with green, as they are the ones I had to change due to the 3 fields that came to be available at West Des Moines. Plus, we did find a few other errors out there (partly thanks to my fat fingers). So please do check the schedules again. I'll start e-mailing teams that this affects tomorrow (Tuesday). Thanks!

UPDATES OF THE SCHEDULES, AND CLEARING UP ONE MISCONCEPTION (August 16, 2010)

Due to a tournament that was going to happen at West Des Moines on August 28th and 29th, many of you might have noticed that there were three sets of games scheduled for Urbandale. These were going to be at 10AM, 2PM and 5:30PM. Due to flooding that Holiday Park had over the past week or two, their tournament was cancelled. I've been asked to change the schedules around tonight so that the teams playing the late set at Urbandale will be moved to Holiday Park fields. It may also change a few other 10U games, but I won't know for sure until I get home tonight and work on the changes. I apologize for the hassle, but please do look for changes for the SECOND weekend of play late tonight. The FIRST weekend of play should not be affected. Thanks, Will.

Now for the misconception: I'm sorry that some people thought that each team plays one game each day. Each set of games on each play date are actually double-headers. This is the reason why you might have noticed the wording on each schedule that says "Team listed first is Home team first game, Visitors second game". Also, if you'll please take the time to read the "Rules & Regs" page, rule #8 states "The break between doubleheader games will be 20 minutes, unless both teams coaches agree to make it shorter (such as if games are running long)"
I just wanted to make sure that everyone understands that you're playing 2 games each day instead of 1.




TOURNAMENTS-CAMPS-TRAINING (August 12, 2010)

I do have the TOURNAMENTS - CAMPS - TRAINING page back up. If you have something that needs to go on one of those sections, please let me know.




UPDATED LIST OF TEAMS (August 5, 2010)

Here's what I have up to this point. If you sent in a team entry form and don't see your team listed here, please send an e-mail.

8U WAC 8U Gold - Ben Woodworth
8U WAC 8U Purple - Steve Wheeler
8U DCG Fillies - Jeff Vandekieft
8U Urbandale

10U Johnston Jaguars Black - Tim Ford
10U Johnston Jaguars Purple - Jason Olson
10U Johnston Jaguars - Rich Heil
10U ATK Attack - Arnie Mercer
10U Johnston Crush - Dennis Hackman
10U Johnston Panthers - Mark Morris
10U Altoona Rams Blue - Craig Ruhl
10U EDM Red - Jim Randolph
10U Altoona Rams - Clint Edwards
10U Indianola Heat - Dan Thomas
10U WAC 10U Gold Jrs - Jeremy Kroll
10U WAC 10U Purple - Laurie Mardis
10U WAC 10U Black - Chris Costa
10U WAC 10U White - Doug Glade
10U Winterset Huskies - Terry McNamara
10U Winterset Sharks - Scott Stover
10U NDM Flame - Matt Dobson
10U Pella Pride 10U White - Shawn DeWaard
10U Pelle Pride 10U Black - Jennie Hedrick-Rozenberg
10U DCG Fillies - Clark Lundy
10U Newton Cardinals - Pete Jenkins
10U EDM Extreme - Kevin Kelly
10U Central Iowa Explosion - Mark Sherwood
10U MSA Black - Dan Twelmeyer
10U Beaverdale Panthers - Jim Weatherall
10U Lady Warhawks - Troy May
10U Aftershock - Shawn Essex
10U WDM Panthers - Kevin Kellner
10U Carlisle Wildcats - Chad Parsen
10U Urbandale
10U Urbandale
10U Urbandale
10U Urbandale
10U Urbandale

12U Mystique - Tom Gish
12U Johnston Jets - Marc Maresca
12U MSA Black - Brad Moriarty
12U Dirt Divas - Chuck Polke
12U Norwalk Purple Aces - Joe Hoch
12U Diamond Dirt Devils - Kandace Sage-Ellis
12U WAC 12U Gold - Nancy Shepard
12U WAC 12U Purple - Gary Schaefer
12U WCV Wildcats - Angie Beane
12U Rams - Joel Fini
12U SEW Warhawks - Todd Johnston
12U Winterset Huskies - Eric Johnson
12U NDM Liberty - Greg Barton
12U Pella Pride 12U White - Dean Dingeman
12U Pella Pride 12U Black - Jason Arkema
12U Pella Pride 12U Green - Joe VanHemert
12U DCG Fillies White - Kathy Fistler
12U DCG Fillies Red - Dan Endicott
12U Thunder Softball - Karl Ekstam
12U Indianola Indians Purple - Cory Kralik
12U Sharks - David Lawyer
12U Raccoon Valley Roughriders
12U Denison Gold - Steve Mahlberg
12U Urbandale
12U Urbandale
12U Urbandale
12U Urbandale

14U NDM Glaciers - David Ash
14U Sully Stars - Matt Rasmusson
14U Indianola Crush - Allan Keller
14U Pleasantville Heat - Kim Friday
14U Johnston - Kevin Dotseth
14U Indianola Strikers - Tina Talbot
14U WAC 14U - Bryan Schleisman
14U Martensdale St Marys - Todd Verwers
14U Pella Pride - Tracy Rozenberg
14U Iowa Impact
14U Twisted - Jeff Rodman
14U Urbandale

High School Newton Cardinals - Doug Smith
High School Martensdale St Marys - Mike Gerdes
High School Pella Green - Krista DeMeulenaere
High School Pella White - Krista DeMeulenaere
High School Des Moines Christian - Don Borcherding






UPDATE OF FORMS (July 16, 2010)

I updated the team roster and team entry forms to show 8U. If you've all ready sent in the old form, please just let me know when you get a chance that you are an 8U team. Thanks.




TIME FOR A FEW UPDATES (July 7, 2010)

There have been a few questions about having an 8&U division, as well as what the pitching distances are going to be this year. It does look like there will be an 8&U division, so please do let us know if you have an 8&U team that you want to play. As for the pitching distances, from what I've been told they will be the following:

8&U and 10&U - 35 feet (even though it looks like 8U would be coach pitch)
12&U - 40 feet
14&U through HS - 43 feet


I've also uploaded the newest 2010 rules as a pdf file. You can either click the link to the left, or click HERE.






Wow! It's that time all ready!! (June 14, 2010)

I can't believe it's June of 2010 all ready. It's time to start sending in team entry forms and payments if you would like to have a team play in the Fall league this season. The play dates for this year look like they will be:
August 21 & 22 (all age groups)
August 28 & 29 (all age groups)
Sunday September 12 (all age groups)
Saturday September 18 (10U and 12U only)
Sunday September 19 (all age groups)
Sunday September 26 (all age groups)

I don't have a cutoff date for the team entry forms yet, but last year was right near August 1st. I'm betting it will be the same sort of time frame again this year.

As far as I know at this time, the rates will be the same as last year. I'm working on updating the team entry forms and team roster forms at this time, but if you've all ready downloaded the old ones they should work just fine. Just in case the forms have the very old address on them, any forms filled out and mailed in need to go to:
Mid-Iowa Girls Softball
PO Box 65074
West Des Moines, IA 50265







NEW RULES LIST (August 19, 2009)

You can download it HERE or by using the link to the left.

SCHEDULES UP (August 17, 2009)








8 and Under Division (trying again for July 24th, 2009)

If you have a team of younger players and you might be interested in an 8&U division, please let Jim Reese or me know as soon as possible. A little bit of info about the possible division:

Q. Will there be an 8U Division this season?
A. There can be if there is enough interest. And most likely they would be single games rather than double headers. Possibly a five game format on Sunday’s only.







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