Friday, July 20, 2018

Sign Up Now for Fall Ball

Fall Ball includes baseball for ages 6-14 and softball for ages 8-11. We play on six Sunday afternoons starting in late August. We're working on a brand new website for Southern Little League, and we're using that new website for Fall Ball registration. (Stay tuned for more info on that transition.)

The signup deadline is August 12, after which a $20 late fee is imposed.

Please click here to be taken to our new website, where you can read all the details about Fall Ball and get registered.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Southern Seniors in Regional Play Starts Saturday

Good luck to the Southern Senior All-Stars who will compete in the Central States Senior League Baseball Central Regional Tournament in Peru, IL, starting Saturday, July 21, at 1:30pm CDT. The winner advances to the World Series in Easley, SC, starting July 28. Follow all of the action for Southern’s games on Game Changer here.

  • Saturday July 21 – 1:30pm vs. Missouri at Ogelsby field
  • Sunday July 22 – 1:00pm vs. Indiana at Ogelsby field
  • Monday July 23 – 1:00pm vs. Ohio at Ogelsby field
  • Monday July 23 – 6:00pm vs. Kentucky at Peru Washington Park
  • Tuesday July 24 – 6:00pm seed 3 vs seed 6 and seed 4 vs seed 5
  • Wednesday July 25 – 10:00am seed 1 vs winner seed 3/6 and seed 2 vs. winner seed 4/5
  • Wednesday July 25 – 3:00pm Regional Championship Game at Ogelsby
Good Luck Southern!

Keegan Batka
Myles Beale
Patrick Burns
Kyle Kirk
Kyle Tepper
Ben Whiteside
Jacob Passinault
Billy Bernecker
Davis Jennings
Matthew Moore
Robbie Stuursma
Ian Walschots-Dana
Henry Wassink
Alex Kolk
John Mundell
Joshua Weiss

Manager: Pat Batka
Coach: Scott Bernecker
Coach: Jim Weiss

Monday, July 16, 2018

All-Star Updates and Tonight's Action

Congratulations to the Southern Junior All-Stars: Runner-up in District 9

Congratulations to the Southern East Major All-Stars: Final Four in District 9

Congratulations and good luck to Southern East 9/10 year old all stars who
play tonight at Southern at 6:00pm in the finals round.

Good luck to Southern East and West 10/11 year old all stars who start tonight.
Southern East at Western at 6:00pm and Southern West at Southern at 6:00pm.

Come out and cheer on your Southern all star teams.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Southern's Seniors Win State Championship!!

Southern Senior All Stars defeated Niles this afternoon 15-5 to capture the state title and to advance to the regionals in Peru, Illinois, Friday, July 20.
  • Southern was led by a 5-inning, 2-hit shutout by Ben Whiteside, who also had 6 strikeouts.
  • Leading the hitting attack was John Mundell who went 3 for 4 with a single, double, and a home run with 2 RBIs while scoring 3 runs.
  • Myles Beale was 1 for 2 with a home run and 3 RBIs.
  • Robbie Stuursma went 1 for 3 with a home run and 3 RBIs.
  • Jake Passinault had two doubles.
  • Matt Moore hit a triple.
A great game and tournament by the Southern Senior All-Stars. State Champions for the 3rd consecutive year. Congratulations to the Southern Seniors coached by Pat Batka, Scott Bernecker, and Jim Weiss. Good luck at the Regional on the road to Easley, SC.

Please come out and watch Juniors Baseball All-Stars at Pinery Park at 7:30pm tonight and the Majors Baseball East All-Stars at Southern at 6:00pm.

The grill will be fired up at Southern!!

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Southern's Senior Baseball Wins First Two in State Tournament

On Wednesday, Southern defeated Niles 15-1 in the opener and then came back this afternoon to defeat Macomb Township 8-0. Southern plays in the winner bracket final Thursday at 10:00am against St. Clair. Good luck to Majors East all-stars in finals round Thursday at 6:00pm at Georgetown. Good luck Junior all-stars Thursday at Pinery vs. Western.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Coming Soon: Fall Ball

Southern's Fall Ball season is just around the corner, with games beginning August 26 and wrapping up October 7. Stay tuned for more information. We'll be sending out info on registration around July 20.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Southern's Seniors Baseball All-Stars Begin State Tourney Play

After winning the District 9 tournament, Southern's baseball seniors all-starts begin the state tournament in Taylor, Michigan, Wednesday morning at 9:00am against Niles. You can follow along on GameChanger here.

Friday, July 6, 2018

All-Star Action Tonight at Southern

The grills will be fired up so come out and cheer for your Southern All-Stars!

Senior Baseball
  • All-Star District Championship game: Southern vs. Georgetown: Henwood Field 5:30pm
  • You can follow along on GameChanger here.
Major Baseball
  • Southern East vs. Lowell: Southern East 6:00pm
  • Southern West vs. Hudsonville: Southern West 6:00pm

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Senior All-Stars Win 19-2, Advance to District 9 Finals!

The Southern Senior Baseball All-Stars defeated Georgetown Thursday at Georgetown 19-2 to advance to the finals at Southern's Henwood Field Friday at 5:30pm. They will play the winner of Western vs. Georgetown who would have to beat Southern twice while Southern needs only one win to advance to the state tournament in Taylor, Michigan.

Come out Friday and support your Senior Baseball All-Stars at 5:30pm!

Monday, July 2, 2018

All-Star tournament Schedule Thru Thursday

Senior All Stars continue at Georgetown tonight at 7:30pm against Georgetown.
With a win they are in finals on Friday. With a loss they play at Southern Thursday at 7:30.
We will post the score here.

Major Baseball at Southern Thursday

  • Southern East vs. Allendale at Southern East – 6:00pm
  • Southern West vs. Hamilton at Southern West – 6:00pm

Have a Happy 4th of July!!